Chief of Naval Personnel Story Archive


June 2019 SRB and Pay for Performance Pilot Update Announced  (11 June 2019)
The Navy updated the Selective Reenlistment Bonus (SRB) award plan for Active Component and Full Time Support Sailors and announced the continuation of an incentivized performance program in NAVADMIN 129/19, released June 11.
Navy Announces 2018 Top Language Professionals  (7 June 2019)
Navy announced the fiscal year 2018 (FY18) Language Professional and Linguist of the Year award recipients and the Command Language Program of the Year, June 7.
Navy Announces Expansion of Urinalysis Testing Program  (3 June 2019)
Effective immediately, Navy Drug Screening Laboratories will add Fentanyl and Norfentanyl to the standard drug testing panel for urinalysis samples.
Navy Launches Advancement-to-Position Program  (3 June 2019)
Navy announced the creation of a program with an advancement incentive to fill priority recruiter and recruit division commander (RDC) billets June 3, in NAVADMIN 122/19.
Newest CNP Serves as Reviewing Officer at RTC Graduation  (24 May 2019)
Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) Vice Adm. John Nowell, visited Recruit Training Command (RTC) and served as the pass-in-review graduation ceremony reviewing officer, May 24.
59th Chief of Naval Personnel Assumes Office  (24 May 2019)
On May 24, Vice Adm. John B. Nowell, Jr. became the 59th Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) when he assumed duties from Vice Adm. Robert Burke.
Tuition Assistance and Navy College Program Policy Updates Announced  (21 May 2019)
Navy announced changes to Tuition Assistance (TA) and Navy College Program for Afloat College Education (NCPACE) program management May 21, in NAVADMIN 114/19.
Navy Announces Universal Training Precautions for Physical Exercise  (10 May 2019)
Navy released NAVADMIN 108/19, May 10, alerting Sailors and command leadership of the importance of universal training precautions (UTP) to reduce the risk of exercise-related collapse and death during physical exercise, to include the Physical Readiness Test (PRT) and command physical training.
Navy Implements Change to Education Program Announcements  (10 May 2019)
The Navy announced that education program information, application processes and deadlines will be announced through personalized notifications to eligible Sailors in NAVADMIN 106/19, May 10. Education program announcements will no longer be disseminated through NAVADMIN messages.
MyNavy Family App Focuses on Stronger Families and Fleet  (8 May 2019)
Navy families navigating military life can now find support by downloading the MyNavy Family application released in the days leading up to Military Spouse Appreciation Day, May 10. Download the free app at
Accession Training for Reserve Direct Commission Officers to Change in Fiscal Year 2020  (7 May 2019)
The Fiscal Year 2020 disestablishment of the Direct Commission Officer Indoctrination Course (DCOIC) and associated transition to Officer Development School (ODS) and the Limited Duty Officer (LDO)/Chief Warrant Officer (CWO) Academy was announced via NAVADMIN 101/19, May 7.
Enlisted Supervisor Retention Pay Update Announced  (8 April 2019)
The Navy updated Enlisted Supervisor Retention Pay (ESRP) award levels for senior active-duty nuclear-trained Sailors in NAVADMIN 085/19, released April 8.
Chief of Naval Personnel Leaders to Host Facebook Live All-Hands Call  (8 April 2019)
Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) Vice Adm. Robert Burke and Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education Fleet Master Chief (FLTCM) Wes Koshoffer will host a Facebook Live All Hands Call at 12:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, April 10.
Navy Announces 2019 Leadership Award Recipients   (8 April 2019)
The Navy has announced the selection of five outstanding officers and enlisted Sailors from more than 100 nominees as the Capt. Joy Bright Hancock and Master Chief Anna Der-Vartanian Leadership Award winners.
Make the Commitment to End Sexual Assault   (1 April 2019)
The Navy joins the Department of Defense (DoD) and the nation in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) this April.

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