All Hands Online : Official Magazine of the U.S. Navy

Headlines for Thursday, February 26, 2015

In today's edition of All Hands Update, The USS Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group and 11th Marine Marine Expeditionary Unit returned to San Diego February 25th and the Navy's Supply Corps Celebrates 220 years keeping the Navy running.

Fleet Beldo Talks National African-American History

History and Heritage

Fleet Master Chief April Beldo reflects on the legacy of African Americans in the U.S. Navy and shares her own inspirational career story with All Hands Magazine.

Legal Services for Crime Victims

Training and Education

8 things that victims of crime need to know about Victims' Legal Counsel. Navy Victims' Legal Counsel (VLC) provide eligible victims of a military sexual offenses with a dedicated attorney to help them understand the investigation and military justice process.

An Image for the Ages

History and Heritage

The flag was up. Old Glory, small as she seemed, was flapping proudly in the Pacific breeze atop Mt. Suribachi, the ancient volcano on the tiny island of Iwo Jima, claimed after four days of bloody fighting in February 1945.

One Sailor's Experience with Career Intermission - Part 3

Your Career

As predicted, this month has been a whirlwind. I made the 16 hour road trip from Baltimore to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., I started college.

Anchored in Service: A Hero Is Remembered

Around The Fleet

When U.S. Navy Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator (SEAL) Jeremy Trump looks at photos of his late grandfather, he sees a family tradition that is anchored in service.

Self-Paced College Makes Getting Degree Possible

Training and Education

Military work schedules often make attending traditional college classes difficult. Internet based options are great, but with so many service members deployed where internet connection is not reliable; Sailors need more options.

Under Pressure

Around The Fleet

Doc Newton and I were scuba diving on a wreck 100 feet below the surface. Doc winced as he pulled off his wetsuit. His throat was red and irritated from where he had been scratching at it.

Location, Location, Location

Pay and Benefits

Most military members will transfer a number of times throughout their careers, each transfer coming with its own share of stress and uncertainty.

Naval Research Laboratory Designs Robot for Shipboard Firefighting

Around The Fleet

In both war and peacetime scenarios, fire in the shipboard environment is serious and frequently results in excessive damage and high repair costs because the fire is not detected or controlled adequately.