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A New Era of Enlisted Education

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Russell Smith Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Troy Black One of the biggest challenges and greatest responsibilities for the Department of the Navy today is getting you — America’s Sailors and Marines — ready for the next fight. The war of the …

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A Message From Fleet Master Chief Russell Smith

Shipmates, At the request of the Chief of Naval Operations, I have now temporarily assumed the duties of the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy. I’m humbled to have been chosen to take on the important charge of maintaining the form and function of the office until the CNO can …

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Celebrating the American Sailor

GREAT LAKES, Ill. (July 4, 2016) — From left to right, Capt. James Hawkins, commanding officer of Naval Station Great Lakes; Rear Adm. Stephen C. Evans, commander of Naval Service Training Command; Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Mike Stevens; Samuel Cox, director of the Naval History and Heritage Command; David Torma, a board member of the National Museum of the American Sailor Foundation; North Chicago Mayor Leon Rockingham; Robert Bied, president of the Great Lakes Naval Museum Foundation; and Jennifer Searcy, Ph.D., director of the National Museum of the American Sailor; unveil the new sign in front of the National Museum of the American Sailor, at Great Lakes, Ill., July 4. The Great Lakes Naval Museum was renamed the National Museum of the American Sailor in order to honor the diverse history of Sailors who have served in the U.S. Navy. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Eric Lockwood/Released)

From Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Mike Stevens July 4th marked a special day in my more than 30 years of Navy service. As Americans across the country celebrated our Nation’s 240 years of rich heritage, I was surrounded by shipmates at the gateway for our Navy’s enlisted …

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Faces of the Fleet

“Faces of the Fleet” is a collection of images of Sailors serving our country in the greatest and most technologically advanced Navy in the world. These fine men and women are leading from the deck plates and completing missions around the globe. This is your fleet and these are your …

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MCPON Discusses Navy’s Review of Rating Titles

YOKOSUKA, Japan (April 24, 2014) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens visits with Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Stetham (DDG 63) as part of a two-week fleet engagement to the Western Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Martin L. Carey/Released)

From Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs This week, we talked to Master Chief Petty Office of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens about the Navy’s review of rating titles. The review is designed to make rating titles more inclusive and relevant to the needs of today’s Navy. MCPON discusses the …

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