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5 Things You Need to Know about Sea Shore Flow  (25 August 2016)
The Navy updated Sea Shore Flow (SSF) Enlisted Career Paths with the release of NAVADMIN 190/16 Aug. 25. Here are five things you need to know about SSF and tour length updates just announced:
DANTES Faster Exam Reimbursement Process  (25 August 2016)
The Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) Exams Reimbursement Program has changed a reimbursement policy that will expedite the exams reimbursement process for service members, including active-duty, National Guard and Reserve.
Officer Selection Boards will no Longer Display Full-Length Photographs  (23 August 2016)
The Navy announced today in NAVADMIN 186/16 that officers' full-length photographs will no longer be displayed during promotion selection or administrative boards, starting with the Active-Duty O-8 selection board in the fall of 2016.
SEACAT Enhances Cooperative Maritime Security Between Navies in Southeast Asia  (22 August 2016)
The 15th annual Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training (SEACAT) exercise commenced at the Republic of Singapore Navy's Multinational Operations and Exercises Centre (MOEC) Aug 22.
Board for Corrections of Naval Records, Department of Veterans Affairs Partner for Online Q&A Session  (22 August 2016)
The Department of the Navy (DON) Board for Corrections of Naval Records (BCNR) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are teaming up Aug. 26 to host a live Facebook question and answer session.
CNO, MCPON Visit US Fleet Cyber Command/US 10th Fleet   (18 August 2016)
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens visited U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet (FCC/C10F) and held an all-hands call with Sailors and civilians stationed at Fort George G. Meade, Aug. 17.
Navy Announces Adjustments to Time-In-Grade Waiver Policy   (17 August 2016)
The Navy announced an update to the policy for commanders and captains with at least 24-months time in grade (TIG) to request a waiver to retire at their current rank before completing their 36 month time-in-grade commitment in NAVADMIN 182/16 Aug. 17.
Secretary of the Navy Names Newest Fleet Replenishment Oiler, USNS Harvey Milk  (17 August 2016)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus announced Aug. 16, that the second ship of the next generation of fleet replenishment oilers (T-AO 206) will be named USNS Harvey Milk after the civil and human rights leader who became one of the first openly gay elected officials in the United States
Chief of Naval Personnel Kicks off First Career Development Symposium   (17 August 2016)
The Chief of Naval Personnel welcomed over 500 Navy uniformed and civilian personnel to the inaugural Navy Career Development Symposium held at the Virginia Beach Convention Center Aug. 16.
Secretary Mabus Names Destroyer for Medal of Honor Recipient  (16 August 2016)
In a ceremony at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, DDG 122, will be named John Basilone in honor of the Marine Corps gunnery sergeant and Medal of Honor recipient.
Obligated Service Requirements Help Fleet Readiness  (15 August 2016)
Navy Personnel Command (NPC) recently released guidance to the fleet on obligated service (OBLISERV) requirements that helps stabilize fleet manning and minimize personnel uncertainty.
John C. Stennis Sailors Return Home  (15 August 2016)
More than 3,000 Sailors aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) returned to their homeport of Bremerton, Washington, following a regularly scheduled seven-month deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific, Aug 14.
USS Stethem visits Sydney to Promote Green Energy Initiatives  (15 August 2016)
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) is conducting a port visit in Sydney, Australia during her scheduled deployment in the Seventh Fleet area of operations.
John C. Stennis Strike Group Returns to San Diego  (10 August 2016)
More than 7,000 John C. Stennis Strike Group (JCSSG) Sailors returned to San Diego following a regularly scheduled seven-month deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region Aug 10.
Navy Medicine Researchers Develop Therapeutic Cocktail of Environmental Phages to Overcome Antibiotic-Resistant Infection  (9 August 2016)
In a proof-of-concept study, a team from the Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC), in collaboration with the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), reported success in combating an antibiotic-resistant infection in a laboratory model using bacteriophage therapy.

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