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  • Conversation With a Shipmate

    DECKPLATE Leaders: Looking for a NEW GMT tool? Here's a 19-minute video of Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens informing Sailors on the foundation of Leadership in the latest edition of "Conversation with a Shipmate." See what's in store for you and your leaders here:
  • Naval War College Seeking Papers on Women, Peace, Security

    The U.S. Naval War College is issuing a 'call for papers' in preparation for its third annual Women, Peace, and Security (WPS) Conference Series held in Newport, Rhode Island, April 16-17, 2015. Individuals who have an interest or experience in issues pertaining to WPS are encouraged to submit papers. Submission guidelines can be found at
  • EETP Quota Table Updated

    The EETP quota table has been updated and can be found at this link: .mil/bupers-npc/enlisted/community/Documents/Updated%20EETP%20Quotas%204%20Aug%202014.pdf. Ensure quota availability prior to submitting a package, early separation will only be granted on a first-come, first-served basis until all quotas are exhausted. Email applications to
  • C-Way Application Table

    A C-Way application table is available at this link: careercounseling/Documents/CWAY%20APPLICATION%20TABLE.pdf. This table is used to determine a Sailor's in-rate, conversion, and SELRES last looks based on their SEAOS. This table allows Sailors to quickly determine their remaining chances; make sure your Sailors are aware.
  • Register to Vote Absentee

    To vote absentee, you need to register and request your absentee ballot. provides an online tool to walk you through the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) - the form that you can use to register and request your ballot. Go to, select your State from the drop-down and register to vote, request an absentee ballot or update your voter information to start the process of completing a FPCA.
  • Sailors Should Prepare for Advancement Exams

    Sailors should review bibs and study rate training manuals now for the NWAE in Sept. Exam dates are: Sept. 4 for E6; Sept. 11 for E5, and Sept. 18 for E4. Security Clearances are required by the Navy Advancement Manual (BUPERSINST 1430.16F). The Final Multiple Score computation has changed: to learn more:
  • Cybersecurity and your government computer: Peer-to-Peer Networks are Prohibited

    Both DoD and Navy policy expressly prohibit the use of Peer-to-Peer (P2P) software applications on government computers(e.g., Shareaze and BitTorrent). P2P software creates P2P networks, which directly link computers to one another, enabling users to share files while circumventing security controls & network defenses thus allowing malware and cyber intrusions...or worse. Don't jeopardize the mission & your career.
  • Navy Announces FY-15 Senior Enlisted Continuation Board

    The fiscal year 2015 (FY-15) performance-based Senior Enlisted Continuation board will convene Oct. 27 according NAVADMIN 180/14 released Aug. 14. The board will consider AC and FTS E-7 to E-9s with at least 19 years of service, and VTU and SELRES E-7 to E-9s with 20 years qualifying service as of Feb. 28, 2014, and three years TIR as of June 30, 2014. Read the message at
  • CNO Releases Navigation Plan

    The Navy's top leader released a detailed plan Tuesday that highlights the U.S. Navy's intended track and investments for the next five fiscal years. Directions and earlier Navigation Plans, which can be found on his leadership page. To view the CNO's Navigation Plan, visit
  • Gain Career Knowledge through PACT Designation

    The Professional Apprenticeship Career Track (PACT) program provides unique career opportunities for some first-term Sailors through apprentice-level formal and on-the-job training within a 24-month period. For more information visit
  • NPTU JAGMAN Investigation

    On February 3, 2014, a Sailor assigned to the Moored Training Ship (MTS 626) at the Nuclear Power Training Unit (NPTU) in Charleston, South Carolina reported that an examination key was compromised.

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This Day in Naval History - Aug 20 History RSS

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  • 1929 - A (UO 1) airplane piloted by Lt. Adolphus W. Gorton makes a successful hook-up landing aboard USS Los Angeles (ZR 3) over Lakehurst, N.J.

    1942 - USS Long Island (ACV 1) delivers 31 Marine Corps aircraft to Henderson Field, Guadalcanal. The field allows close air support of the Marines ashore by their own aircraft. It is completed by Seabees after capture from the Japanese.

    1942 - PBY 5A (VP 73) sinks German submarine (U 464) in the North Atlantic.

    1944 - TBM aircraft from USS Bogue (CVE 9) sink the German submarine (U 1229).

    1959 - USS Thetis Bay (LPH 6) completes a six-day humanitarian operation after floods in Taiwan.