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  • The Personnel Exchange Program (PEP) Allows Sailors to Live Abroad

    PEP allows Sailors to serve with foreign navies or with another branch of the U.S. Military. If it is not an English speaking country, Sailors will be sent to language training before integration. The PEP is open to officers and enlisted personnel under eligibility requirements. If interested in applying contact your detailer for more info. Also read through MILPERSMAN 1306-921 and OPNAVINST 5700.7H for details.
  • Fall Petty Officer Advancement Results Announced

    The Navy released the names Nov. 25 of 18,491 active duty, 2,483 Reserve and 534 Full Time Support (FTS) Sailors selected for advancement during the 2015 fall advancement cycle to E-4, E-5, and E-6. Total advancement opportunity includes 2,282 petty officers advanced earlier this year through the Meritorious Advancement Program (MAP). View the selectee results here
  • CNP Weekly Wire Rundown: Quotas and Advancement Results, Personnel Travel Ban

    The Weekly Wire Rundown is a weekly video blog from the Office of the Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP), highlighting top stories affecting Sailors and their families. See this week's video at Subscribe to the print edition, @USNPeople Weekly Wire, by emailing For more CNP news, visit

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This Day in Naval History - Nov 29 History RSS

Story Number: NNS020724-56  Release Date: 11/24/2004 12:00:00

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  • 1776 - Continental brig Reprisal arrives in Quiberon Bay, France, becoming the first Continental vessel to arrive in Europe. Reprisal was carrying Benjamin Franklin who was acting as the diplomatic agent to the country.

    1929 - Cmdr. Richard E. Byrd makes the first flight over the South Pole.

    1943 - TBF aircraft of VC-19 based on board USS Bogue (CVE 9) sink the German submarine U-86 about 385 miles east of Terceira, Azores.

    1944 - USS Maryland (BB 46) is hit by a kamikaze off Leyte. She is repaired in time for Okinawa Invasion where she is hit by a kamikaze again April 7, 1945.

    1944 - USS Archerfish (SS 311) sinks Japanese carrier Shinano on her maiden voyage 160 nautical miles southwest of Tokyo Bay. Shinano is the largest warship sunk by any combatant submarines during World War II. Also on this date, USS Scabbardfish (SS 397) sinks Japanese submarine I-365 east of Honshu.