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CNP Highlights Sailor 2025 and Stresses Mentorship During NNOA Symposium

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 11:24
The Navy's top personnel officer highlighted Sailor 2025 and discussed other recent personnel initiatives during the annual National Naval Officers Association (NNOA) Symposium, July 26.
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Navy Regions to Test Security Forces Readiness at Exercise Citadel Pacific

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 14:00
Exercise Citadel Pacific 2017 will be conducted on Navy installations at Joint Region Marianas, Navy Region Japan, Navy Region Hawaii and Singapore Area Coordinator from July 31—Aug. 4.
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Truman Completes Sea Trials

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 11:16
USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) returned July 25 to its homeport at Naval Station Norfolk for the first time in nearly a year, following the completion of sea trials.
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As Restoration Nears Completion, Old Ironsides Returns to Boston Harbor

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 23:41
After a two—year restoration at historic Dry Dock 1 at Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston National Historical Park, America's oldest commissioned warship, USS Constitution was refloated July 23.
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President Trump Commissions USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78)

Sat, 07/22/2017 - 15:33
President Donald J. Trump commissioned the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) at a commissioning ceremony July 22.
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Truman Completes PIA, Departs for Sea Trials

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 07:34
USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) departed Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) for Sea Trials July 21 following a 10—month Planned Incremental Availability (PIA).
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Navy to Commission New First—In—Class Aircraft Carrier Gerald R. Ford

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 14:05
The Navy will commission its newest aircraft carrier, the future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), during a 10 a.m. EDT ceremony Saturday, July 22, at Naval Station Norfolk.
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CNO Holds Initial Call with New Chinese Counterpart

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 07:03
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson held a video teleconference (VTC), July 20 with Vice Adm. Shen Jinlong, People's Liberation Army (Navy) Commander.
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UNITAS 2017 Naval Exercise Begins In Peru

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 10:07
Naval maritime forces from 19 countries are gathering in Lima, Peru, to kick off the 58th iteration of the annual multilateral exercise UNITAS. The meeting will conclude on July 26.
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Naval War College Wargame Focuses on Civ—Mil Response to Cyber Attacks

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 09:50
U.S. Naval War College (NWC), Newport, Rhode Island welcomed to campus elected officials, business and government leaders, and military members, to conduct a wargame focused on civilian cyber attacks and their effects.
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January 2018 E7 Advancement Cycle Announced

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 08:17
The January 2018 Navy—wide enlisted examination (Cycle 238) testing date for active duty and full time support Sailors who are advancement eligible to the paygrade of E7 was recently announced in Naval Administrative Message (NAVADMIN) 175/17, released July 14.
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Navy to Commission New Guided—Missile Destroyer John Finn

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 13:51
The Navy will commission its newest guided—missile destroyer, the future USS John Finn (DDG 113), during a 10 a.m. HAST ceremony Saturday, July 15, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor—Hickam, Hawaii.
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Marines, Sailor Killed in KC—130T Crash Identified Marine Forces Reserve

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 08:52
It is with great regret that the Marine Corps announces the names of those who perished in the KC—130T Hercules crash in Mississippi July 10.
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Navy Announces NEC Code Overhaul and Updated Enlisted Rating Communities and Career Fields

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 13:42
The Navy announced July 13, in NAVADMIN 174/17 that as part of its Sailor 2025 efforts, the service will implement a new Navy Enlisted Classification (NEC) code construct this October and also realign enlisted rating communities and career fields.
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FY—18 Senior Enlisted Continuation Board Convenes in December

Wed, 07/12/2017 - 08:38
The fiscal year 2018 (FY—18) Senior Enlisted Continuation Board (SECB) will convene Dec. 4, according to NAVADMIN 167/17 released July 10.
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Navy Announces Review of All Collateral Duties, Eliminates Seven Now

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 07:38
The Navy eliminated seven shipboard collateral duties in NAVADMIN 168/17, released July 11, and tasked a working group to further review all collateral duties for the potential to be eliminated or consolidated.
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Nimitz Carrier Strike Group Begins Malabar 2017

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 12:22
Sailors and Marines assigned to the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group, the Indian Navy and the Japan Maritime Self—Defense Force (JMSDF) commenced the Malabar in—port portions in Chennai, India, July 9.
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DANTES Releases "MyVolEdPath" Voluntary Education Mobile App

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 12:11
The Defense Activity for Non—Traditional Education Support (DANTES) released a new mobile application called "MyVolEdPath," July 10, which gives military members on—demand access to the Defense Department's (DoD) Voluntary Education (VolEd) programs.
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America Amphibious Readiness Group Departs for Scheduled Deployment

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 08:15
Sailors and Marines from the America Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) departed their homeport of Naval Base San Diego, July 7, for a regularly scheduled deployment.
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Team Navy Celebrates Close of 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 19:04
After all the fanfare, the crowds and the cameras, Team Navy joined their fellow competitors July 8 at a small event at Navy Pier in Chicago to celebrate the conclusion of the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games, hosted by the Navy.
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