The Final Inning for Yogi Berra
Navy Hero and Baseball great dies at 90
You could find him sitting with his arms and legs crossed, waiting to bat - Like a Yogi. Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra, A 15-time All Star, who famously said, "It ain't over till it's over," passed away Sep. 22 at 90 years old. But it ain't over. Not by a long shot.
Joe Nose Stress
Hospital employee takes "paws" to identify people in need
Ambling down the hall of his new duty station, Cmdr. Joe draws a lot of attention from patients and staff despite his best efforts to go unnoticed.
21st Century Sailor Office: 1 Small Act Can Save a Life
All Hands Magazine sat down with Rear Adm. Ann Burkhardt, Director, 21st Century Sailor Office, to talk about Suicide Prevention Month.
Although Burkhardt is the new face of the 21st Century Sailor Office, she has served the Navy for 28 years now, and like many service members she knows someone who had considered ending their life.
From High School Friends to Navy Chiefs
Grade School Buddies Reunite at SERMC, Pin on Anchors
Juan Chumpitaz and Jerieric (pronounced "Jerry-Eric") Hall Pringle met in grade school, the summer before sixth grade to be exact. They can't remember exactly how they met, but think it may have been a fight.
VCNO Conversation with a Shipmate
Admiral Michelle Howard on Issues Facing Today's Navy
All Hands Magazine's MC1 Andrew Johnson sat down with Vice Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Michelle Howard to talk about her time at the academy, issues currently affecting the Navy, and gender integration.
A Good Day To Make Chiefs
Fleet Marine Force (FMF) Challenge tests Chief selectees in Hawaii.
"Teamwork makes a dream work," said Chief Hospital Corpsman Jonathan Scott, assigned to the 3rd Marine Regiment at the Marine Corps Base Hawaii (MCBH), during the 15th Annual Island Wide Fleet Marine Force (FMF) Challenge Aug. 27 on MCBH.
Focus on Service: EA1(SCW) Keith Casey
A Seabee stationed at Fort Leonard Wood reflects on his first duty station at Washington DC days after 9/11.
Almost everyone remembers where they were when 9/11 happened. Engineering Aid 1st Class (SCW) Keith Casey was an A-school student learning to be a Seabee at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, when he saw the towers go down.
Fitness Instructor Takes PT to Another Level
Master Chief Kyuuca-Ali Simpson pushes his Hawaii Sailors further with Total Body Fit.
With speakers blasting the latest hip tunes in the early morning at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, one certified fitness instructor is taking Navy physical training (PT) to another level. But this is no ordinary fitness instructor.
The Sweet Sound of Retirement: Life After the Navy
Retired Master Chief Musician advises Sailors on how to live a full and happy life outside of the military.
Nestled away in the little town of Edgewater, Maryland, a retired Navy musician's mate is doing the only thing he's ever known how to do and ever wanted to do, work with music.
Rebuilding Battleship Missouri Teak
Wood working volunteers rebuild the teak deck of USS Missouri (BB-63).
"Teak" sounds descriptive of some nice furniture - perhaps a dining table - not a word associated with the survivability of a Navy warship.
6 Things You Need To Know About Uniform Changes
This week NAVADMIN 208/15 is hitting the streets detailing the latest uniform changes for the fleet.
1 Small Act for Suicide Prevention Month
The 21st Century Sailor Office invites you to perform one small act for Suicide Prevention Month.
Dr. William James-influential American philosopher and psychologist-once said to "act as if what you do makes a difference. It does." This statement holds particular meaning when placed in the context of promoting Total Sailor Fitness and Resilience-especially when it comes to suicide prevention.
Hurricane Katrina: Witness to Recovery
Navy photographer Jeremy Grisham tells the story of Hurricane Katrina through his lens.
My name is MC2 (SW/AW) Jeremy Grisham and I was first Navy photographer to fly into New Orleans the day after Katrina hit. Even working at CNN today, the images I captured and the stories I was able to convey during Katrina are still one of my greatest accomplishments.
Remembering Marvin Shields
Seabees around the world remember the heroic actions of Medal of Honor recipient Marvin Shields.
Naval Facilities Engineering Command Northwest hosted a commemoration ceremony to honor the 50th anniversary of Medal of Honor recipient Marvin Shields' heroic actions in Vietnam.
Katrina: 10 Years Later
Relief efforts through the eyes of the Skipper
On the 29th of August 2005, having ravaged South Florida on its way through the Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast of the United States, leaving a wake of massive destruction and devastation of Biblical proportions across an area reaching from the western panhandle of Florida to Louisiana.
Navy vs. Navy
Sailors Play Sports Down Under
As he stands on the sidelines, his limber gait attempting to work a worn path into the synthetic field, the bright, white sun is gleaming through a clear, oceanic blue sky.
Survivors of the Sinking of the USS Indianapolis
More than a monologue
The sinking of the USS Indianapolis (CA 35) has solidified itself in popular culture in the form of a four and a half minute monologue performed by Robert Shaw in the movie Jaws.
All Navy Sports - Another Way to Serve
Service member, Sailor, and Soccer Player
"Why did you join the Navy?" is a question Sailors hear throughout their career. Often and in addition to "for money for school, a sense of purpose, or to do something with my life", the response is simply "to serve."
5 Tips for Striking a Rate
Jason LeMay is a Corpsman diver, one of the more unique jobs in the Navy. But, he didn't start that way. Like many Sailors, he started his career undesignated. Through the PACT program, Sailors can find the rates that suit them best.
New program shows Sailors how to InterAct
Theater opens the curtain on sexual assault
"How dare you embarrass me in front of my friends," Matt shouted at Ashley.
You've Been Exposed
More than 21 million people affected by data breach
In July I received a letter from the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) letting me know that my information may have been "exposed."
Team Red White and Blue
Enriching the lives of Sailors physically and emotionally
How often are sailors heard admitting that the only time they exercise is right before a PRT? A nation-wide organization dedicated to enriching the lives of all who serve is helping Sailors not only get healthier physically, but mentally and emotionally as well.
E-mail Phishing Scams
5 things you need to know
You get to work, attend quarters and head to your computer. With a fresh cup of coffee you open your email.
Advancement Results for Chief Released
Find out who is putting on anchors
Congrats to the U.S. Navy's newest Chiefs! Check out the full list below or click on the image to download a pdf.
7 Things to Know about Navy's PFA Changes
Key changes begin Jan. 1, 2016
The goal of these changes is to achieve a healthier, fitter force over the short and long term with more Sailors taking the PRT resulting in fewer failures and better mission readiness.
The Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering (CSFE) Seabees build their young Sailors from the ground up.
It's been more than 10 years since Equipment Operator 1st Class Roy Summerville came back to Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri. The last time he was here, he was fresh out of boot camp, a young Sailor about to learn what it takes to be Seabee.
Navy Chaplains Offer Support at Memorial
Loss of Chattanooga Military Men Felt By Entire Community
A slow march of visitors lined around a blend of American flags, patriotic balloons, and makeshift signs with messages written to the fallen at the memorial outside the Armed Forces Recruiting Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
I'd Link to That
Unofficial U.S. Navy Information and Resource Training Site
In 2001, Lt. Kelly Beamsley had a crazy idea. He decided to be a Navy Reserve recruiter in Fort Worth, Texas. But bringing a member into the Navy, he quickly realized, was the easy part. The hard part was what he could now do to support this member.
Digging Up the Past
Salvaging CSS Georgia
Sailors from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2 and Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 6, along with Naval History and Heritage Command and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, are diving the Savannah River to salvage the Civil War ironclad CSS Georgia.
TR Mustangs: Earning It
Going Up in Rank the Hard Way
Rucking through the mountains of Afghanistan, scrubbing elbow deep in a scullery sink, recovering aircraft on the flight deck of a carrier in the world's greatest Navy - the life of an enlisted Sailor is filled with views from the peaks of success and even valleys of failure.