U.S. Pacific Fleet (PACFLT) played a major role in the implementation of the Meritorious Advancement Program (MAP), helping to catapult the number of on-the-spot advancement quotas used Navy-wide to 99.5 percent this year.
Veterans Day serves as a time to celebrate and honor American veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the preservation and protection of the nation. For some veterans, taking time to honor and remember those who served is a way of life.
BLUF: The Personnel Exchange Program (PEP), available through detailers, allows Sailors to serve with foreign navies or with another branch of the U.S. Military. If it is not an English speaking country, Sailors will be sent to language training before integration.