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

Headlines for Wednesday, March 4, 2015

In today's edition of All Hands Update, the Navy Reserve celebrated its 100 year anniversary this month and the new 2015 All Hands Magazine Owners and Operators Manual will be available to Sailors this month.

Secondary Dependents

Pay and Benefits

Petty Officer Lori Bent had a problem. As a single mother with a 5-year-old daughter, her Navy schedule was starting to take its toll. Stationed aboard the USS Carl Vinson with its fluctuating deployment schedule and its numerous readiness exercises, she was becoming dependent on her best friend.

SARC - The Battlefield Saints

Training and Education

SARCs shoot, they jump, they dive, they blow things up ... but most importantly, they save lives. These Corpsmen that provide medical and operational services for Fleet Marine Forces and Marine Forces Special Operations Command personnel engaged in direct action and reconnaissance.

Online 'Sextortion' Scheme Targets Service Members

Around The Fleet

While checking his Facebook account, a service member receives a friend request from a young, attractive female. The service member and female begin chatting online and subsequently exchange Skype contact information. Their online communication quickly transitions to a video chat.

Ghosts of Iwo Jima

History and Heritage

Deafening silence. Snow lightly dusts the branches of the Christmas trees on this cold, gray Galloway, New Jersey morning. The rows are neatly lined - this is a farm, after all.

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.