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  • Modernizing Enlisted Detailing

    Navy Detailers will implement Billet Based Distribution (BBD) to allow leadership to better align Sailors to positions and make better-informed detailing decisions. BBD will replace or modify many old personnel systems allowing for greater flexibility and improve our ability to react to unexpected issues. For info, visit
  • Fix Your Credit Score

    Your credit score can be as haunting as it is helpful to know, and it can determine the course of your financial destiny. The way a credit score affects an individual directly is best demonstrated with interest rates, and Sailors with bad credit often end up paying more for things than people with good credit. For more tips, visit
  • CNO's Position Report

    The Position Report highlights both achievements we have made and areas where we fell short over the past year. Through the hard work of our Sailors, civilians, and families, our Navy will continue to progress as we focus on our three tenets - Warfighting First, Operate Forward, and Be Ready. You can find the Position Report on CNO's leadership page.
  • 2015 Naval Leader Planning Guide released

    The Center for Personal and Professional Development has released the 2015 edition of the Naval Leader Planning Guide (NLPG). Commands can download the PDF from Navy Knowledge Online under the Leadership tab and are authorized to print it locally. For questions, email
  • Changes to Senior Enlisted Academy

    The Navy Senior Enlisted Academy is expanding its delivery format to afford every senior chief petty officer the opportunity to attend the SEA prior to selection to master chief petty officer. Its delivery format modified to nine weeks of distance learning online and three week residence. See NAVADMIN 266/14.
  • Update to Hardship Pay for Sailors on Extended Deployments

    SECNAV has authorized Hardship Duty Pay Tempo (HDP-T) for Sailors, active and reserve, who are deployed beyond 220 consecutive days. HDP-T will be paid at a rate of $495 per month, prorated daily. MILPERSMAN 7220-075 outlines the procedures and processes for disbursement funds and can be found here:
  • November is Warrior Care Month

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus named November 2014 Warrior Care Month in ALNAV message 076/14. Join Navy Wounded Warrior -- Safe Harbor, the Navy's wounded warrior support program, in saluting our seriously wounded, ill and injured shipmates this month. Visit to learn more.
  • 2014 Stockdale Awards

    The 2014 Vice Adm. James Stockdale Leadership Award will be presented by CNO at the Pentagon Dec. 4. The award is in honor of Stockdale whose distinguished naval career symbolized the highest standards of excellence in personal conduct and leadership. It's presented to two active duty officers, O-5 or below, who serve as examples of excellence in leadership and contribute to the improvement of Navy leadership.

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This Day in Naval History - Nov 28 History RSS

Story Number: NNS020724-55  Release Date: 7/24/2002 14:45:00

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  • 1775 - Samuel Nicholas becomes the first commissioned Continental Marine and serves as the first Commandant of the Marine Corps.

    1775 - Birthday of the Chaplain Corps after Congress adopts the first "Rules for Regulation of the Navy of the United Colonies."

    1863 - During the Civil War, the screw steam gunboat Chippewa convoys Army transport Monohassett and Mayflower up Skull Creek, S.C. on a reconnaissance mission.

    1941 - USS Enterprise (CV 6) sails from Pearl Harbor for Wake Island to ferry Marine aircraft to the island. By Dec. 5, there are no carriers left at Pearl Harbor.

    1944 - In a multi-destroyer gun action, USS Saufley (DD 465), USS Waller (DD 466), USS Pringle (DD 477), and USS Renshaw (DD 499) sink the Japanese submarine I 46 in Leyte Gulf.