Caring For Exceptional Family Members
EFMP ensures all resources needed are readily available
Boy or girl, when news of a pregnancy arrives, most parents are only hoping for a healthy child. When Tristan was born, his parents could not have imagined the long road that lay ahead for their second son to get to good health.
Chief results coming Soon
New Chiefs Names to be Released Next Week
From Quit to Fit
Navy Leader Goes from Smoker to Ironman
Command Master Chief Terry Prince used to go on 10 cigarette breaks a day before he quit smoking, gained and lost 50 pounds, and became an Ironman triathlete.
Leading from the Deckplates Q&A
Forge your path to success
"Don't wait for things to happen to you, make them happen for you. You own this. You own your future." - Fleet Master Chief JoAnn M. Ortloff.
Same Vic, Different Day
Seabee's Get a Warm Welcome From Old Friends
The relationships formed during war are everlasting. Through bombs and battlefields, bonds become forged; spending countless days together in all conditions, just hoping that the pressure doesn't become too much, relying solely on each other for support.
Lighting the Fuse
EOD techs work with the Belize military during Southern Partnership 2014
Navy explosive ordnance disposal technicians from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 3 conducted a joint demolition training evolution with members of the Belize military as part of Southern Partnership Station 2014.
Peer-to-Peer File Sharing
5 Things you need to know
Peer-to-Peer (P2P) file sharing on your government computer is prohibited, bad for the network, and jeopardizes the mission.
Clues On The Surface
Investigating the past with technology of the future
In more than 17,000 ship and aircraft wrecks around the world, important stories are under water, waiting for a chance to be told.
Jumping out of Planes
Coolest Job in the Navy
Ask your average Sailor to describe their commute to work. You're likely to hear something like "Traffic, looking for a parking spot ..."
Celebrating the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission
July 20, 1969. America, and the world for that matter, sits glued to televisions across the globe.
Medicine on the Move
Southern Partnership Station 2014
U.S. Navy medical professionals are traveling to rural areas with local doctors and nurses in Belize, Central America, to help with the patient load and observe how the local medical system operates.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
It's All in Your Head
Chief Petty Officer Tracey Duke Putney doesn't sleep well at night and she ends up taking a nap most afternoons. She loses focus quickly and she finds it nearly impossible to complete the simplest tasks that aren't work-related.
Wounded Warrior Team Navy Trials- Dacanay
Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Michael Dacanay
It started in a recruiting station in Seattle.
Just Doing My Job
HM2 Patrick B. Quill was awarded the Silver Star for actions during one day in Afghanistan
Pinned down by machine gun and mortar fire, without regard for his own life, he ran across open terrain to reach his fallen leader.
Diving the World Over
Southern Partnership Station 2014
Navy divers from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2 are in Belize working with divers from the Belize Coast Guard Service as part of Southern Partnership Station 2014.
Command Ball Caps Are Back
COs to Have Authority to Allow Ball Caps with NWUs
For many Sailors, ball caps are more than just a cover; they're pride.
Career Intermission Program
5 Things You Need to Know
Since the Navy's Career Intermission Program inception in 2009, 70 Sailors, men and women, officers and enlisted, across a variety of communities have taken advantage of the program to pursue personal and professional goals.
Wounded Warrior Team Navy Trials- Taylor
Navy Counselor 1st Class Misty Taylor
Many determined faces showed up to Naval Station Norfolk, June 3. They all had different reasons for coming, each from a different part of the U.S. but they all had one thing in common, the 2014 Wounded Warrior Team Navy trials.
Lessons Learned From the Show
Sesame Street teaches children about living in a military family
Sesame Street and the USO have teamed up to bring military families a fun interactive way to address the challenges of having a parent in the military.
Featuring the Past
All Hands Magazine takes a look back at some of the Navy's Independence Day stories that have been shared throughout the years.
Wounded Warrior Team Navy Trials- Dressel
Chief Navy Counselor Ching Dressel
Wounded warriors are often thought of as the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines who have been wounded in action and have visual representations of their medical conditions.
Bringing Her Home
Escorting the remains of a fallen Sailor
I recently escorted the remains of a fallen Sailor home to her family.
Reserve CPO Results
Congratulations to the Navy Reserve Sailors selected this cycle
Navy Reserve Force E7 Board results were released on June 27.
Los Angeles native keeps GW's helm in good hands
A Los Angeles native, steered by his search for greater adventure and opportunity, now does the steering aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73).
Permanently Dry Docked
Sailors serve aboard USS Desert Ship
There may not be ocean-front property in Arizona, but there is a ship in the middle of the desert in New Mexico. It's made of pure concrete and never leaves port, but this landlocked ship (LLS) provides launch facilities simulating shipboard conditions for Navy surface-to-air weapons testing.
Wounded Warrior Team Navy Trials
Lt. Rickey Bennett (Ret.)
It wasn't until the end of a seven-month deployment with the 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment that Lt. Rickey Bennett's efforts and heartache began to catch up to him.
Approximately 3,900 Sailors to Receive Anchors
FY15 Chiefs' Board Convenes
The Active Duty Chief Petty Officer board convened June 23.
Preserving the Past
The caretaking of USS Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. (DD 850)
"It's a strange thing. They love the smell of the ship - all these destroyers have a unique smell. One of the first things they say when they come aboard is, 'I can smell it again. It's just like 1965'," said Richard Angelini, son of a former Sailor aboard the Kennedy and lead caretaker of the ship.
Sailor focuses on teamwork and constant improvement
Sailors have a lot they can learn from Mother Nature. Take for example a flock of geese flying across the sky in a "V" formation. As each goose flaps its wings it creates "uplift" for the birds that follow.
Launching Rockets for NASA
Coolest Job in the Navy
All Hands is starting a new feature series entitled Coolest Jobs in the Navy. We begin the series with Gunner's Mate 1st Class Brenda Reis, White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, who launches rockets for NASA!