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  • FY17 Full Time Support and SELRES Board Convenes-Quotas Released

    Board convened to select up to 167 from 1,026 eligible E-6 Sailors for E-7 advancement. Opportunity is up slightly for FTS Sailors, at 16.28% from 15.04% last cycle and close to the 8-year average of 17.0%. Advancement for enlisted Reserve Sailors is based on current and planned billet openings in the fleet and work hand-in-hand with the Navy's efforts to balance the force. See more here:
  • September 2016 E4-E6 Advancement Cycle Announced

    The September 2016 Navywide enlisted examinations (Cycle 232) testing dates for active duty, full time support and canvasser recruiter Sailors who are advancement eligible to the paygrades of E4-E6 have been announced in Naval Administrative Message (NAVADMIN) 083/16, released April 4. Bibliographies for the September exams have been posted and can be downloaded on the Navy Knowledge Online and Navy COOL websites.

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This Day in Naval History - May 31 History RSS

Story Number: NNS020131-32  Release Date: 1/31/2002 11:00:00

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  • 1900 - Sailors and Marines from USS Newark (C 1) and USS Oregon (BB 3) arrive at Peking (now known as Beijing), China, to protect U.S. and foreign diplomatic legations during the Boxer Rebellion.

    1918 - USS President Lincoln is torpedoed and sunk by German submarine, (U 90). Twenty-six lives are lost.

    1919 - Curtiss flying boat NC 4 lands at Plymouth, England, concluding the first transatlantic flight.

    1944 - USS England (DE 635), assisted by six destroyers and destroyer escorts, sinks sixth Japanese submarine in less than two weeks.

    1944 - USS Barb (SS 220) and USS Herring (SS 233) attack Japanese shipping in the Sea of Okhotsk about 150 miles west of Matsuwa Island, Kuril Islands, sinking several ships.