SH2 (SW/AW) Ryeland King
Find out how SH2 Ryeland King feels about being a barber aboard USS Somerset (LPD 25)
When My Ship Comes In
Celebrating Homecoming Three Years Late
Under the Seas
One class shows what it takes to be a Navy SCUBA Diver
Navy Divers handle most of the underwater jobs in the Navy, but there is a small group of Sailors from other rates who get the opportunity to qualify as Navy SCUBA Divers.
The Navy's Newest Anti-submarine Warfare Asset
P-8A Poseidon participates in annual Fleet Challenge competition
Honoring MA2 Mark Mayo's Sacrifice
Pulsing the Fleet
SECNAV Answers Questions from Around the Fleet
Editor's Note: The Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus held a live television all hands call April 29 from the studios at the Defense Media Activity. During the event, he took questions from Sailors and Marines across the globe. Below is a transcript of the questions and his answers.
FY-15 Master Chief Results
The list is out!
FY-15 active duty master chief selection board results have been released.
Staying Fit Underway
GW Sailors show you how to stay fit at sea
Being stationed on a ship presents numerous challenges for Sailors and staying physically fit is one of the biggest. Some of USS George Washington's fitness leaders are going to show you a few exercise routines that don't require much time or space to complete.
Are You There, Chaps?
Navy chaplains are a valuable resource
In 2009, while preparing for retirement, Chief Hospital Corpsman Beverly Gosch felt like she was losing it. Earlier in her career she had been sexually assaulted, but had chosen to "suck it up, and drive on." But now, after consecutive illnesses and the loss of yet another relationship, she knew something had to give.
The Final Straw
Senior Chief Gets Help through Navy's Self-Referral Program
The Keep What You've Earned campaign released its latest testimonial video, capturing the story of a Sailor whose decision to self-refer for alcohol treatment saved his career and his life.
The Costly Gift
A True Holiday Story
Aviation Structural Mechanic 1st Class William H. Joyner shares his story of a night that he will never forget.
Joining the Ranks of My Family
One NJROTC cadet strives to follow in their footsteps
With the profile of a teen magazine cover model and blonde locks bound by a proper bun, Summerleigh Geimer is perfectly polished and positioned as she prepares to critique her peers.
Quotas are Out!
Active Duty E8 Quotas Released
Calling the Red Light Ugly
Commands are doing a better job of handling sexual assault cases
When I was an E-4 on board a ship, I remember sitting across from my command master chief, who has long since retired, during a holiday party committee briefing and him sliding an envelope across the table and asking me to look inside.
The Guardian's Guardian
Mineman risks his life for USS Guardian shipmates
Sailors know their ship. The constant hum of machinery, the pitch and roll of the ship as it rides the waves, and the routine announcements over the ship's 1MC (public address system) all become sounds of normalcy and provide a sense of comfort to Sailors at sea.
Parenthood and Pregnancy in the Navy
6 Things Sailors Should Know
So you've decided to start a family? Congratulations! It's an exciting time and there is a lot to think about. Have you thought about all the details? What color to paint the baby's room? Do you name the child after that old quirky uncle? Have you found the perfect baby stroller? Is the timing right?
Sharing the Benefit
How to Transfer Your Post-9/11 GI Bill
Serve 36 months in the Navy, and get 36 months of education benefits: in-state tuition, housing stipend, books- the whole shebang.
A New Home
Navy sets one Nigerian on path to the American Dream
"There is still a very strong belief in the rest of the world that America is the land of opportunity," said Petty Officer 2nd Class David Oba. "It is the belief that there are always greener pastures, and I was raised to always aspire to do better and to seize any opportunity for a better life."
Reserve Senior and Master Chief Results are Out!
Advancement Results for Reserve E-8 and E-9
Preserving Our Past for the Future
Navy underwater archaeologist brings naval history to the surface
What most of us see as a rock, Kate Morrand sees as a piece of history.
Three Things Sailors Need to Know About SRBs
The Navy announces updates to Selective Reenlistment Bonuses
Admiral Elmo "Bud" Zumwalt Jr.
Navy to Christen DDG 1000 in Honor of Historic Leader
Elmo "Bud" Zumwalt Jr., the Navy's youngest Chief of Naval Operations and one of the most influential Sailors of the 20th Century, radically changed the face of the Navy as both a surface warrior and a social reformer.
Ask the Master Chief
Get your answers from the Office of Uniform Matters
Our Navy uniforms are a central part of our everyday life. They are symbols of our heritage and mission that reflect on us personally and collectively.
Teaching Sailors to Change People's Lives
How the Navy's recruiting school turns fleet Sailors into recruiters
Let's face it. The most any of us can hope to accomplish in the Navy is to master our craft, leave a command better than we found it, and to train our reliefs.
The Gift of Life
Sailor Meets Bone Marrow Recipient
Eric Priest carefully removed the paper wrapping from a small box and wordlessly inspected the pewter clock inside and the words engraved on the surface: "Eric Priest, Thanks For Adding Time To My Life. Phil Jones July 4, 2012."
121 Years of Deck Plate Leadership
Celebrating the Chiefs
The Navy celebrated the 121st birthday of the chief petty officer April 1 at the Navy Memorial in Washington D.C.
Squashing Rumors with SECNAV
Q&A with SECNAV
121 Years of Excellence
MCPON's Birthday Message to the Mess
Happy 121st Birthday Chiefs!
Master Chief Quotas Are Out
Who Will be the Newest Additions to the Navy's Top 1%?
Celebrating Women's History Month
Highlighting Women Who Supported the Fight
As the Navy celebrates Women's History Month this March, we take a look at women who have served and the contributions they have made over the years.