Chief of Naval Personnel Story Archive


Out of the Mountain of Despair, a Stone of Hope  (18 January 2019)
Dr. Ed Jackson, executive architect for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., National Memorial Project Foundation in Washington, D.C., spoke at the Chief of Naval Personnel's special observance in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Jan. 17.
CAC-less: The Future of Navy Mobile Applications   (8 January 2019)
The Navy released a new mobile application that allows Sailors to access a portion of their Electronic Training Jacket (ETJ) without using a Common Access Card (CAC).
March 2019 E4-E6 Advancement Cycle Announced  (28 December 2018)
The March 2019 Navy-wide enlisted advancement examination (Cycle 243) testing dates for Active Duty, Full-Time Support and Canvasser Recruiter Sailors who are advancement eligible to the paygrades of E4-E6 was announced in NAVADMIN 318/18, released Dec. 27.
Navy Increases Nuclear Limited Duty Officer Incentive Pay  (28 December 2018)
The Navy announced an increase in career annual incentive pay (AIP) for select nuclear limited duty officers (LDO) in NAVADMIN 317/18, Dec. 27. Beginning Oct. 1, 2019, eligible lieutenant commander and commander nuclear LDOs will receive $20,000 in AIP.
Enlisted Advancement Worksheets Transition to Electronic Automation in Pilot  (28 December 2018)
Paper versions of the Navy's Enlisted Advancement Worksheet (EAW) will soon be a relic of the past as hard copy worksheets transition to an electronic automated process, becoming part of the Navy Standard Integrated Personnel System (NSIPS).
Professional Military Knowledge Eligibility Exams Now Available Online  (20 December 2018)
The Professional Military Knowledge (PMK) section of the Navy Wide Advancement Exams (NWAE) is transitioning to a stand-alone, once-per-paygrade electronically-delivered eligibility exam, currently accessible via MyNavy Portal (MNP) or Navy e-Learning (NeL).
Navy Announces Advancement Policy Updates -- Final Multiple Score Changes Benefit Top Performers  (20 December 2018)
Navy announced changes to the current enlisted advancement Final Multiple Score (FMS) calculation process beginning with the spring 2019 Active Duty and Selected Reserve (SELRES) advancement cycles, with the goal of rewarding Sailors demonstrating sustained superior performance.
SRB Update Released with Pay for Performance Pilot  (13 December 2018)
The Navy updated the Selective Reenlistment Bonus (SRB) award plan for Active Component and Full Time Support Sailors announcing a pay for performance pilot program in NAVADMIN 302/18, released Dec. 13.
Navy Seeking Nominations for Spirit of Hope and Fisher Awards   (10 December 2018)
The Navy is seeking nominations for the 2018 Spirit of Hope Award and the Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher Distinguished Civilian Humanitarian Award according to NAVADMIN 297/18, released Dec. 10.
Special Leave Accrual Approved for Hurricane Florence Relief  (7 December 2018)
The Navy authorized special leave accrual (SLA) for Sailors who had leave either canceled or disapproved in support of humanitarian and emergency assistance for Hurricane Florence, in NAVADMIN 294/18, Dec. 7.
Registered Dietitian Brings Nutrition Education to USS John Finn Crew  (26 November 2018)
Navy registered dietitian Lt. Pamela Gregory embarked for the seven-day transit to train Sailors on the importance of healthy eating while underway, as part of a Navy initiative to get Sailors to think more about the effect of nutrition on their health and performance.
Save Lives, Careers: "Give the Gift of A DD" Campaign Going On Now  (26 November 2018)
The Keep What You've Earned campaign's Give the Gift of a Designated Driver (DD) pledge is up and running.
Nominations for Leadership Award Sought  (20 November 2018)
The Navy's Office of Inclusion and Diversity is accepting nominations for the 2019 Captain Joy Bright Hancock and Master Chief Anna Der-Vartanian Leadership Awards, according to NAVADMIN 276/18, released Nov. 19.
Blended Retirement System Enrollment Period Ends Dec. 31  (20 November 2018)
Navy issued a reminder to Sailors eligible to opt-in to the Blended Retirement System (BRS) that the BRS enrollment period ends Dec. 31, in NAVADMIN 280/18, released Nov. 20.
Distance Learning Degree, Certificate Opportunities Announced  (16 November 2018)
Navy announced Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) distance learning defense-focused master's degree program opportunities for fiscal year 2019, including the Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) and graduate certificates, in NAVADMIN 275/18, Nov. 15.

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