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

New al-Shabab video calls Trump 'brainless billionaire'

U.S. earlier this year approved expanded military operations against al-Shabab, including more aggressive airstrikes and considering parts of southern Somalia areas of active hostilities.
2 hours 1 min ago

Serbia's president urges resolving Kosovo relations

Serbia and Kosovo have agreed to participate in EU-mediated talks to advance their efforts to join the bloc. Serbian nationalists have urged ditching the EU bid over Kosovo.
2 hours 12 min ago

Turkish opposition journalists on trial for aiding 'terror'

As part of the crackdown, about 160 journalists are currently in jail, mostly on terrorism-related charges, while more than 150 media outlets, from broadcasters to newspapers and magazines, have been shut down.
3 hours 22 min ago

Japan ends probe of US Navy ship collision; no input from US

The U.S. military holds the right to investigate its naval vessel and has not cooperated with Japan's investigation.
3 hours 30 min ago

64 years after Korean War, North still digging up bombs

North Korea is just one of many countries still dealing with the explosive legacy of major wars. In Asia alone, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and even Japan have huge amounts of unexploded ordnance left to clean up.
3 hours 55 min ago