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Nimitz Hosts Deputy SECDEF

5 April 2017 - 11:54am
Deputy Secretary of Defense Robert Work visited the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) as part of a scheduled visit, April 4.

CNP Highlights Sailor 2025 during Sea—Air—Space

4 April 2017 - 8:03pm
The Navy's top personnel officer highlighted Sailor 2025 initiatives Tuesday, at the Navy League's 2017 Sea Air and Space Sea—Air—Space Exposition at National Harbor, Maryland.

Navy Releases 2017 MAP Quotas, Policy Updates

4 April 2017 - 7:57pm
The Navy announced Tuesday in NAVADMIN 079/17 several changes to the 2017 Meritorious Advancement Program (MAP) that will expand commanding officers' ability to recognize and advance top performing Sailors.

Carl Vinson Strike Group Arrives in Singapore

4 April 2017 - 2:39pm
Aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2, Arleigh Burke—class guided—missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) and Ticonderoga—class guided—missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) arrived in Singapore for a scheduled port visit, April 4.

Navy Advises Sailors Expecting PCS Orders in Summer 2017 to Prepare Early for Household Goods Moves

3 April 2017 - 1:04pm
In a message released March 24, Naval Supply Systems Command Global Logistics Support (NAVSUP GLS) advised Sailors and family members that peak season for household goods (HHG) moves will run from May 15 to August 31 this year.

CNP Begins to Transform MPT&E and Charts Course for the Future

3 April 2017 - 8:00am
Monday, the Chief of Naval Personnel announced that the Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education (MPT&E) organization is going to transform its processes and IT infrastructure to enhance the Navy's ability to recruit, train and retain the force of tomorrow.

New Commander Takes the Helm at Navy Installations Command

31 March 2017 - 4:47pm
Vice Adm. Mary M. Jackson relieved Vice Adm. Dixon R. Smith at a change of command ceremony for Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) March 31, at the Washington Navy Yard.

Navy Announces SAAPM 2017 Theme

30 March 2017 - 8:11pm
Navy leaders announced today the 2017 Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) theme of "Protecting Our People Protects Our Mission."

Navy Surgeon General: Navy Medicine Focused on Readiness for Next Conflict

30 March 2017 - 12:27pm
The Navy's top doctor testified before Congress, March 29.

Navy to Christen Guided—Missile Destroyer Thomas Hudner

29 March 2017 - 8:25pm
The Navy will christen the newest guided—missile destroyer, the future USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116), Saturday, April 1 during a 11:30 a.m. EDT ceremony at General Dynamics Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine.

Harry S. Truman Wins Battle "E"

29 March 2017 - 6:21pm
Commander, Naval Air Forces Atlantic announced aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) as the 2016 East Coast aircraft carrier Battle "E" award winner, Mar. 28.

John C. Stennis is Best in the West

29 March 2017 - 5:35pm
Commander, Naval Air Forces, Pacific announced Nimitz—class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) as the recipient of the 2016 Battle "E" award for aircraft carriers home—ported in the Pacific, March 28.

Vouchers Expedite Advanced Education for Senior Enlisted Members

29 March 2017 - 3:57pm
A path to providing senior enlisted personnel with expedited higher—education opportunities was announced March 29, via Naval Administrative Message (NAVADMIN) 073/17, the call for applications for the FY—17 Advanced Education Voucher (AEV) program.

DoD—VA Research Partnership to Improve Understanding of Active Duty and Veteran Health

28 March 2017 - 7:57pm
A new partnership between DoD and VA medical researchers achieve a milestone with its first joint publication, which examines post—traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in veteran and active duty populations. The study will be published in the Journal of Psychiatric Research, June 2017.

September 2017 E4—E6 Advancement Cycle Announced

28 March 2017 - 6:57pm
The September 2017 Navy—wide enlisted examinations (Cycle 236) testing dates for active duty, full time support and canvasser recruiter Sailors who are advancement eligible to the paygrades of E4—E6 have been announced in Naval Administrative Message (NAVADMIN) 070/17, released March 24.

Navy's Top Officer Visits Naval Station Rota

28 March 2017 - 5:43pm
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Steven Giordano visited Naval Station Rota, March 27 and 28.

Navy Ends Online GMT Requirements

27 March 2017 - 5:10pm
The Navy announced Monday that effective immediately, Sailors will no longer be required to log onto Navy Knowledge Online, Navy eLearning or My Navy Portal to complete General Military Training (GMT) for any topic except Cybersecurity as outlined in NAVADMIN 072/17.

George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group Conducts OIR Missions Against ISIS

27 March 2017 - 2:25pm
The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is currently launching missions against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in support of Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) from the Arabian Gulf.

US, UK, France Commit to Increase Cooperation

27 March 2017 - 2:05pm
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson met in London with the First Sea Lord of the United Kingdom, Adm. Sir Philip Jones, Royal Navy and Chief of Naval Staff, Adm. Christophe Prazuck, French Navy, March 27.

George H.W. Bush Transits Strait of Hormuz

23 March 2017 - 3:31pm
Aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) completed its transit through the Strait of Hormuz and entered the Arabian Sea March 21.

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