E-4, E-5, and E-6 advancement quotas for active duty, Selected Reserve (SELRES) and Full-Time Support (FTS) Sailors were released May 18. About 21,000 active duty, and 2,900 SELRES and FTS Sailors are scheduled to advance when the selection results are released this week.
The Boatswain's Mates of USS Nimitz (CVN 68) are making history, as they become the first team of Sailors to remove the anchor and chain of an aircraft carrier rather than contracting the work out to civilians.
Sputnik. The name alone evokes images of a bygone, atomic era: set to a soundtrack of post-war rockabilly, the world seemed to broadcast itself in Technicolor, and mankind was taking the first meaningful steps into the final frontier.