The Seaman-To-Admiral (STA-21) commissioning program, which provides an opportunity for qualified Sailors to receive college educations and navy commissions, is soliciting applications for fiscal year 2018, as announced in NAVADMIN 094/17 April 18.
Adm. Harry B. Harris, Jr., commander, U.S. Pacific Command and the first four-star Admiral who participated in Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC), served as the Reviewing Officer (RO) for recruit graduation, April 14.
University of Wisconsin-Madison Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) midshipmen participated in Earth Day landscaping and visiting with inpatient and outpatient veterans at the William S. Middleton Veterans Hospital, April 22.
Rear Adm. Stephen C. Evans, commander, Naval Service Training Command (NSTC) commissioned 35 University of Wisconsin-Madison Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) cadets and midshipmen during a joint service ceremony in the Concerto Room of the Gordon Dining & Event Center on campus, May 13.
Naval Service Training Command (NSTC) hosted a Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) Leadership Summit on the Morehouse College campus June 5-6.
The Navy has announced the 2017 Chief Petty Officer (CPO) Selectee Back to Boot Camp Heritage Legacy Training at the Navy's only boot camp, Recruit Training Command (RTC), from August 28 to September 1, 2017.
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John M. Richardson and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Steven S. Giordano visited the Navy's Only Boot Camp, Recruit Training Command (RTC), June 29-30.
In a ceremony held in the Midway Ceremonial Drill Hall at Recruit Training Command (RTC), Rear Adm. Mike Bernacchi relieved Rear Adm. Stephen C. Evans as Commander, Naval Service Training Command (NSTC), Aug. 9, aboard Naval Station Great Lakes, Illinois.
Earlier this year, in his May 26, 2017 Navy Live Blog, Vice Adm. Thomas S. Rowden, commander, Naval Surface Forces, wrote that the annual midshipmen summer training is a vital education tool for the nation's future officers.
Navy ROTC Midshipman 1st Class Gordon Kiesling, 22, from Nashville, Tennessee, was named the 2017 Navy ROTC National Shiphandler of the Year at Surface Warfare Officers School (SWOS) in Newport, Rhode Island, Aug. 17.