Happy 123rd birthday, chiefs! As I look back over my career and reflect on the significant milestones I've reached, the one that stands out the most is when I was advanced to chief petty officer (CPO).
What is your definition of a destructive decision? Is it drinking and driving? Is it an alcohol-related incident? How about domestic abuse? U.S. Fleet Forces Command recently visited with Naval Air Station Jacksonville Sailors to get them thinking about just those things.
Chief petty officers, chief selectees and retirees were among the more than 1,000 people who spent the day at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena Sept. 7, celebrating their heritage and coming together for some friendly competition during the third annual Chief Petty Officer Pride Day.