US Navy Requirements

To ensure you have the latest information on current eligibility standards, you will need to contact your local recruiter. While much of what you see below doesn't change much, the opportunities for getting a waiver for a disqualifying mark varies depending on what recruiting region you are in and the current state of the economy.

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Navy Top News Stories

Moon blots the sun out of the sky in historic US eclipse

Millions of Americans gazed in wonder through telescopes, cameras and disposable protective glasses Monday as the moon blotted out the sun in the first full-blown solar eclipse to sweep the U.S. from coast to coast in nearly a century.
1 hour 3 min ago

Lynch: Brockton VA has stepped up security following veteran's death

Following the overdose death of a Mississippi Marine Corps veteran at the Brockton VA Medical Center in March, U.S. Congressman Stephen Lynch said hospital administrators have assured him they've taken steps to improve security at the Belmont Street facility.
1 hour 11 min ago

Wounded congressman says return based on doctors' advice

A spokeswoman for House Majority Whip Steve Scalise says the congressman, who was shot at a baseball practice in mid-June, participated Monday in a conference call with fellow Republican lawmakers on the topic of spending bills.
1 hour 17 min ago

US pushes against UN 'blacklist' of firms doing business in Israeli settlements

The U.N. Commission on Human Rights voted to approve the database of companies last year, over objections from the United States and Israel, which describe the list as a prelude to anti-Israel boycotts.
1 hour 59 min ago

Putin appoints new Russian ambassador to US

A career Russian diplomat, who gained the reputation of a hawk during his earlier tenure at the Defense Ministry, was named the new ambassador to the United States on Monday.
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