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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
  • New Navy Standardized FPO Mail Address Format

    Navy Fleet Post Office (FPO) addresses for ships, mobile units and ashore FPOs are being converted to an address format compatible with the U.S. Postal Service's (USPS) address system, according to a Nov. 18 NAVADMIN message. More information is available at FPOs and at
  • Video Message to Command PASS Coordinators

    Leadership from Pers-2 has a message to all CPCs across the fleet. Please follow the link:!/video.php?v=10154871770410584&set=vb.116392945583&type=2&theater, and choose your CPCs carefully. CPCs serve a pivotal role in your Commands, and have a direct effect on your Sailors' pay and benefits; equip them with the right tools to perform their job.
  • 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
  • On the Minds of the MC Detailers

    Do you need to adjust your PRD? Submit your request AT LEAST 12 months prior to PRD so your Detailer has time to process accordingly. Find the Form NAVPERS 1306 here:
  • 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.
  • FTS Aviation Command Retention Bonus

    NAVADMIN 267/14 announces the restoration of the Full Time Support Aviation Command Retention Bonus. Read the message at
  • 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 27 History RSS

Story Number: NNS020724-54  Release Date: 7/24/2002 14:44:00

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  • 1941 - Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Harold R. Stark sends "war warning" to Commander in Chief, Pacific Fleet , Adm. Husband E. Kimmell, and Commander in Chief, Atlantic Fleet, Adm. Ernest J. King.

    1942 - By orders of French Vice Adm. Jean de Borde, the French fleet is scuttled in Toulon, France to prevent the ships being used by the Germans.

    1943 - USS Callaghan (DD 792) is commissioned. Named in honor of Medal of Honor recipient Rear Adm. Daniel J. Callaghan, who was killed during the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal November 1942, she serves in the Pacific until she is sunk by a Japanese kamikaze July 28, 1945.

    1943 - USS Bowfin (SS 287) sinks the Vichy French cargo ship Van Vollenhoven off the coast of French Indochina while USS Seahorse (SS 304) sinks the Japanese fleet tanker San Ramon Maru in the East China Sea.

    1944 - Japanese kamikazes sink the submarine chaser SC 744 and damage USS Colorado (BB 45), USS St. Louis (CL 49) and USS Montpelier (CL 57). All the light cruisers are repaired and return to combat duty for the remainder of World War II.