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  • High Seas Must Remain Open to All, Navy Leader Says

    The world's ocean trade routes must remain open to all to maintain global commerce, the vice chief of naval operations said Feb. 24. To read more on this story go to
  • FY-15 Full Time Support (FTS) Officer Transfer and Redesignation Board

    FY-15 FTS Officer Transfer and Redesignation Board announced for 21 April 2015. Qualified Active Component, Ready Reserve officers and existing FTS officers requesting redesignation into another FTS officer community may apply for this board; deadline 24 March 2015. View the NAVADMIN at
  • Ensure Your Page 2 is Updated

    When was the last time you checked that your Page 2 was updated? Any major life event - marriage/divorce, children, or change in emergency information - require an update. Visit your Command Pass Coordinator for more information.
  • Year of the Military Diver Celebration

    The following are celebrations and anniversaries for 2015: Year of the Military Diver (#YOTMD) 100th Anniversary of the Mark V 70th Anniversary of the Navy base in Panama City, Florida 40th Anniversary of Women in Navy Diving 35th Anniversary of the Naval Diving and Salvage Training Center
  • Using Pay and Personnel Standard Operating Procedures

    In order to ensure that pay and personnel transactions conducted on behalf of service members are completed accurately, on time, and in accordance with the current policy, NPC provides guidance for using Pay and Personnel Standard Operating Procedures. View NAVADMIN 043/15 at for more.
  • Navy's Voluntary Education (VOLED) Program Realigning

    Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) will administratively realign the Navy's Voluntary Education (VOLED) program under Naval Education and Training Professional Development and Technology Center (NETPDTC) in Pensacola, Florida, Feb 23. Visit for more information.
  • Democracy is a Year-Round Business ... VOTE!

    With the 2014 mid-term election in their wake, Sailors might be tempted to forget about absentee voting and politics in general until 2016. See more details at
  • Sea Tour Incentive Pay

    Overseas Aviation Machinist Mates are undermanned at the E-8 level. Become a leader and bring in extra cash with back-to-back sea tours. For more on the Sea Tour Incentive Pay visit
  • Shore Special Assignments

    Motivated ADs are needed for Recruit Division Commanders (RDC) and Recruiting Positions. For more on Shore Special Programs, visit: MILPERSMAN article 1306-900 contains a complete list of special programs available.
  • Leave Use or Lose Carry Over

    Since 2008 Sailors have been allowed to carryover up to 75 days of leave each fiscal year as authorized by Congress. That authorization will end at the end of fiscal year 2015 after which leave carryover will revert to 60 days. In general, any leave balance in excess of 60 days on September 30, 2015 will be lost. Talk with the Command Pass Coordinator (CPC) for help understanding your correct use/lose balance.
  • Officer Women Leadership Symposium Scheduled for March

    The annual AcademyWomen Officer Women Leadership Symposium (OWLS) will be held March 6-7 at the Women In Military Service for America (WIMSA) Memorial, Arlington, Virginia. Go to for more on this event.
  • Servicemembers Civil Relief Act

    The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act is a program that provides servicemembers with protections from civil actions involving financial management such as rental agreements, security deposits, evictions, installment contracts, credit card interest rates, mortgages, civil judicial proceedings and income tax payments. Visit the website at for more.
  • Commander U.S. Fleet Forces Command Discusses Fleet Readiness at AFCEA West

    Commander U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Adm. Phil Davidson, speaking to increase the fleet's readiness during a key note address at the United States Navy Institute 25th Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) West Conference Feb. 11. Read the full story at
  • Eight Ways to Boost Resilience Between Military Couples

    The Naval Center for Combat & Operational Stress Control (NCCOSC) facilitates research and develops evidence-based programs that provide Sailors and Marines with important tools to build and maintain resilience. For more information visit
  • Domestic Violence Incident Count-Consequent Command Actions

    NAVADMIN 037/15 outlines new Department of Defense guidelines for Navy commands to report domestic violence incidences. Get all the details at
  • Navy Leaders Talk Resilience at NCCOSC

    Resilience programs director for the Navy's 21st Century Sailor office, Capt. Mike Smith, visited the Naval Center for Combat & Operational Stress Control (NCCOSC) in San Diego, Calif., Feb. 12. Read the full story at
  • Take a Run - Distance Makes the Heart Grow Stronger

    Don't you just love it when an article from a reputable source validates what you're doing and helps strengthen Navy Medicine's February theme of 'Heart Health?' To learn more visit
  • Learning and Development Roadmaps Now Instantly Updatable

    Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) announced Feb. 10 that the Navy's comprehensive enlisted career guides, Learning and Development Roadmaps (LaDR), have transitioned to a Web application that is easily-accessed and instantly updatable. For more on this story go to
  • Annual Cyber Security and Information System Security Awareness Training

    All Navy military, civilian and contractor personnel with access to unclassified and secret networks must complete Cyber Security and Information System Security Awareness Training for FY2015. For more go to
  • 2014 W-2 Tax Statements Available

    It's that time's tax season and your 2014 W-2 tax statements are now available. Take a look at the All Hands Update video at for more details.
  • Department of the Navy Releases Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Proposal

    The Department of the Navy released its proposed $161.0 billion budget Feb. 2 for fiscal year 2016. This budget is part of the $534.3 billion defense budget President Barack Obama submitted to Congress on the same day. Read the full story at
  • Navy College Program for Afloat College Education (NCPACE) offers free college tuition

    Sailors assigned to Type 2 or 4 duty may be eligible to participate in NCPACE, which offers college courses with tuition funded at 100%. Sailors are responsible only for the cost of textbooks and related materials. NCPACE courses do not impact Sailors' annual tuition assistance funding limits. Contact a Navy College Office for more information.
  • Joint Services Transcript (JST) request process changing

    JST requests have been streamlined by moving the processing from the Virtual Education Center (VEC) to JST Operations in Pensacola, Fla. Navy Voluntary Education retains JST program management responsibilities. As of 15 DEC 2014, Sailors should send JST requests to, fax to (850) 473-6013 / DSN 753-6013 or visit the website at
  • New Program Offers Hometown Media Recognition for Sailors and Civilians of the Year

    The Navy honors thousands of Sailors and Navy civilians with Sailor, Junior Sailor, Bluejacket and Civilian of the Year honors. Through a new program, the Navy Office of Community Outreach (NAVCO) stands ready to help Navy commands share these stories and photos with each honoree's hometown media. For more information, visit
  • 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.
  • Road Show Scouts Female Submariners

    Capt. Rod Hutton, deputy commander for the Enlisted Women in Submarines Task Force, led the Enlisted Women in Submarines Road Show to different military bases in the San Diego area Feb. 9-11. For more on this story go to

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This Day in Naval History - Mar 02 History RSS

Story Number: NNS011215-04  Release Date: 3/2/2013 00:00:00

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  • 1859 - USS Saginaw launches from Mare Island, Calif. The steamer is the first US Navy ship built on the West Coast.

    1867 - The Civil Engineer Corps is established by Congress.

    1945 - USS Bowfin (SS 287) sinks Japanese transport Chokai Maru, and patrol bombers PB4Y-2 (VPB 119) sink transport Nichirin Maru in East China Sea.

    1952 - During the Korean War, USS Endicott (DMS 35) silences enemy guns on the east coast of Chuuronjang, Korea in a counter-battery engagement.

    1973 - The first four female U.S. Navy pilots begin training. The women are: Lt. j.g. Barbara A. Allen; Lt. j.g Judith A. Neuffer; Ensign Jane M. Skiles and Ensign Kathleen L. McNary.