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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

A growing number of young Americans are leaving desk jobs to farm

There is a growing movement of highly educated, ex-urban, first-time farmers who are capitalizing on booming consumer demand for local and sustainable foods and, experts say, could have a broad impact on the food system.
1 hour 10 min ago

Sudan's president visits Russia, asks for protection from US

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, speaking at the start of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, accused the U.S. of fomenting the conflict in Sudan. Al-Bashir added that "we need protection from the U.S. aggressive actions."
1 hour 20 min ago

Self-proclaimed Nazi banned from college campus, but allowed to remain a student

Ken Parker, a 37-year-old Navy veteran who once served as the grand dragon, or highest-ranking leader, of the Ku Klux Klan in Jacksonville, Florida, was initially suspended after posting a photo of himself on Facebook holding an assault rifle and calling out students who challenged his beliefs, saying he will "shut them down."
1 hour 40 min ago

Sound heard in Argentine sub search comes from explosion

An apparent explosion occurred near the time and place an Argentine submarine went missing, the country's navy reported Thursday — an ominous development that prompted relatives of the 44 crew members to burst into tears, and some to say they had lost all hope of rescue.
1 hour 47 min ago

Court in Kosovo could be example of how war crimes cases will be handled in future

The court is part of Kosovo's legal system set up specifically to preside over trials arising from a Council of Europe report into organ trafficking allegations and other crimes.
2 hours 1 min ago