Want to Become a Navy Diver?
Careers begin at CEODD Great Lakes
For incoming Sailors who have aspirations of becoming a Navy Diver (ND), Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) or Diving Medical Technician (DMT), their rigorous journey begins at Center for Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Diving (CEODD) Learning Site, Great Lakes.
Hawaii CPO Selects Take On Kaneohe's FMF Challenge
Course designed to encourage camaraderie and teamwork
"Are you a lifter or are you a leaner?" bellowed Command Master Chief Christopher Aldis, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific, as he stared down eager chief petty officer (CPO) selects.
GSE3 Kelli Joachim
Every morning since 2013, Kelli Joachim has boarded the same gray, steel-hull, guided-missile destroyer floating in San Diego Bay - USS John Paul Jones. She pulls the same tattered pair of navy blue, grease-stained coveralls out of her stand-up locker in the female berthing and slides into them.
Sailing into History - Sailors of USS Constitution Part 1
Boatswain's Mate 1st Class William Sanchez
When he told the recruiter he wanted to be a history teacher, the recruiter suggested he become a Boatswain's Mate, a rating that existed at the formation of the US Navy.
MCPON Talks Suicide Prevention
Ask. Care. Treat.
September is 2014 Navy Suicide Prevention month. MCPON Mike Stevens sat down to engage directly with Sailors about what they can do to help someone in need, and to promote the Navy's message of "Every Sailor, Every Day."
Chief Fire Controlman Christopher Roberts, USS Benfold (DDG 65)
Profile of a Navy Energy Warrior
Chief Roberts discusses Benfold's offensive capabilities and an innovative energy competition he started onboard.
Nine Months to Live
Creating a legacy of hope
In the span of nine months, one's life can have a drastic change - a pregnancy, finding out what orders you've been selected for, or maybe something financially happens to you that can alter your life.
3 Things to Know about the RAND Military Workplace Study
Have your voice heard to help ensure a safe and professional work environment
On behalf of the Department of Defense (DOD), the RAND Corporation is conducting a Military Workplace Study that includes a survey of Sailors and is projected to conclude Sept. 24.
Safeguarding Our Loved Ones
Ombudsmen serve as a critical link between commands and families
The word "Ombudsman" originated in Scandinavian countries and referred to safeguarding the rights of citizens. Now the word Ombudsman refers to a person who safeguards the rights of Navy families who rely on communication from commands to stay informed and flexible.
Nimitz Sailors Remember 9/11
Reflections on one of America's most tragic days
History is a collection of single events, like puzzle pieces, which, when pieced together, paint a picture of a group of people, a nation, or a culture. School children learn about various pieces of their personal, cultural, global and national puzzle; history teachers lecture on how those pieces fit together to make one giant picture.
Bold Credible Leadership
USS Missouri CPO Legacy Academy
Sept. 2, 1945. On the weathered decks of the battleship USS Missouri, Fleet Adm. Chester W. Nimitz signs the Japanese Instrument of Surrender, officially ending World War II.
To be Worthy of Our Heritage
Filling the shoes of those who came before
It's an old photo. It's one of those postcard portraits - the kind shot at any Midwestern Woolworths in the sepia-toned era of America's first year of World War II.
FY-15's General Military Training Schedule
Five things you need to know about this year's requirements
Moving Overseas Just Got a Little Easier
Navy families get more lead time on overseas screening with a letter of intent
Life just got easier for Navy families going overseas with their Sailor with the release of a Navy message Sept. 3.
Changes Coming to TA
5 Things you need to know about FY-15 Tuition Assistance Policy
We're in this Together
One suicide is one too many
Starting in September the Navy will be promoting the message "Every Sailor, Every Day," to encourage all Sailors, leaders, families and members of the Navy community to strengthen their connections with those around them in accordance with Suicide Prevention Month.
Senior DoD Voting Official Offers Absentee Voting Tips
What you need to know to make sure your vote counts
The Defense Department's top voting official provided absentee voting tips and re-emphasized the importance of registering, requesting ballots and voting early in the process.
Fastest Sailor in the Fleet
YNSN Martin is an Olympic sprinter who has transitioned from team USA to team U.S. Navy
The boots are cleaned and polished. The feet inside, however, betray a secret. They belong to Yeoman Seaman Rodney Martin, and are arguably the fastest in the Navy.
Roving in Colombia
Southern Partnership Station 2014
Navy divers from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit Two (MDSU 2) are in Colombia working with divers from the Armada de la Rebublica de Colombia as part of Southern Partnership Station 2014.
The Surface Warfare Medical Institute - SWMI
Combat Medical Training
Situated in San Diego the eighth-largest US City - an area known as the birthplace of California and most recently as a healthcare and biotechnology development center - is a facility designed to provide advanced training to a select group of already highly skilled U.S. Navy, allied and joint personnel.
A Sailor, A Shipmate, A Leader
Lincoln Sailor Receives Military Times 2014 SOY
Chief Cryptologic Technician (Collection) Jeremy T. Crandall was recognized by the Military Times for doing something that comes naturally to him: putting others first.
From Valor to Victory
One Marine's Journey from the Battlefield to the Ice Rink
Duty, Honor, Country. For service members, those three words define what they ought to be, can be, and will be.
Beating the Storm
USS San Diego Sailors Save Scientists
It was an early August morning when Sailors from the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) got the call. Three National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientists needed to be evacuated from Hermes Atoll, a small island chain in the Pacific Ocean.
Lincoln Sailors Save Woman
ABH2 Devon Bishop and ABH3 Jessica Jusino Recognized by Mayor
Driving back to work after lunch that Wednesday afternoon was anything but ordinary once Jusino and Bishop saw a plume of smoke rising above the tree tops a few blocks away.
USS Peleliu on IMAX Big Screen
U.S. Navy to Show its Sea Power
The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) was the scene of yet another film production involving the U.S. Navy, only this time it's not, "The Last Ship," nor will the ship be fighting alien life forms with decommissioned battleships, instead the film is a documentary shot for Image Maximum (IMAX) to show the Navy's true, "Sea Power."
Frogmen Falling From the Sky
The Navy Parachute Team celebrates 40 years
You're plummeting through the air at 120 miles per hour. The Earth is rushing up faster than any person should be comfortable with. Yet, you're cool, calm and collected. For the Navy Parachute Team, this is just another day at the office.
Partners in the Water
Southern Partnership Station 2014
Navy divers from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit Two (MDSU 2) have just wrapped up two weeks in Guatemala working with divers from the Fuerza Especial Naval (FEN) as part of Southern Partnership Station 2014.
Focus on Service: MMFA Dillon Maddox
Talk to most Sailors in boot camp or A-school and they'll tell you they can't wait to get out to the fleet and do their job. However, for many new check-ins onboard a ship, there's one thing that will keep them from doing it; cranking.
Preserving the Torah
Reagan Sailors restore priceless religious artifact
His heart was racing. The shouts and echoing boot stomps of Gestapo officers grew louder as they stormed the streets and raided nearby homes. It was 1938 and the Jewish society of Eastern Europe was considered an enemy of the German state.
FY-15 Chief Results are Out!
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