Chief of Naval Personnel Story Archive


Navy Uniform Policy Update Announced  (25 March 2019)
The Navy announced updates to uniform policy, grooming standards, uniform item availability and mandatory possession dates for new uniform items in NAVADMIN 075/19, released March 25.
Olmsted Scholar Program Seeks FY-21 Scholars  (11 March 2019)
The Olmsted Scholar Program is now accepting applications for fiscal year 2021 (FY-21) for career-driven officers interested in serving as senior leaders and in developing their global affairs capabilities, as announced in NAVADMIN 061/19, Mar. 11.
Going Digital: MyNavy Portal Introduces Advancement Dashboard for Enlisted Sailors  (8 March 2019)
The Advancement Dashboard for E-4 to E-6 candidates is a dynamic, user-friendly, web-based dashboard on MyNavy Portal to give Sailors a detailed personal view of their eligibility status for advancement, and instructions and documentation to prepare for the advancement process.
Navy Military, Civilian Applicants for Navy Legislative Fellowship Sought  (4 March 2019)
Navy announced a call for Navy civilian, officer and senior enlisted applicants for the calendar year 2020 Navy Legislative Fellows Program in NAVADMIN 056/19, Mar. 4. The program is a year-long full-time assignment to the office of a member of the House of Representatives or the Senate.
Navy Civilian Recounts Civil Rights March  (28 February 2019)
A Navy civilian reounts his experience walking beside Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as a child during a civil rights march and the inspiration his father had on him.
Navy's Human Resources Community Recognizes Junior Officer of the Year   (19 February 2019)
Lt. Cmdr. Timothy Shaffer, department head, Workforce Classification (Code 10), Navy Manpower Analysis Center, Millington, Tennessee, is announced as the Fiscal Year 2018 Human Resources community Junior Officer of the Year (JOOY).
Meritorious Advancement Program Gains a Season, Quotas Increase   (8 February 2019)
The Navy released the calendar year (CY) 2019 Meritorious Advancement Program (MAP) plan, Feb. 8, in NAVADMIN 031/19, announcing the transition from one to two MAP seasons and increasing quotas in a continuing effort to empower command triads to recognize their most highly-talented Sailors.
Fleet Rating Experts Critical to Advancement Exams  (1 February 2019)
Active duty Navy chief petty officers interested in shaping the future of their rating are needed to serve as Subject Matter Experts (SME) for upcoming Advancement Examination Readiness Review (AERR) panels. NAVADMIN 025/19, released Jan. 31, announced the AERR schedule for April to June 2019.
Navy Seeks Language Professional Awards Nominees  (28 January 2019)
The Navy Language, Regional Expertise and Culture (LREC) Office (OPNAV N13F) is seeking nominees for the Fiscal Year 2018 Language Professional of the Year (LPOY), Linguist of the Year (LOY) and Command Language Program of the Year (CLPOY).
DoD Announces Post-9/11 GI Bill Education Benefits Transfer Exception  (24 January 2019)
The Department of Defense (DoD) has granted a temporary exception to policy to allow select service members to transfer their Post-9/11 GI Bill education benefits to dependents until July 12, 2019.
Fiscal Year 2019 Retention Benchmarks and Retention Excellence Award Criteria Announced  (23 January 2019)
Navy highlighted fiscal year 2018 (FY-18) retention performance, announced FY-19 reenlistment benchmarks and updated criteria for the FY-19 Retention Excellence Award (REA), in NAVADMIN 019/19, Jan. 23.
CONUS Sailors Have New Leave Scheduling Tool   (23 January 2019)
The Navy launched an "eLeave" self-service tool capability within MyNavy Portal (MNP) Jan. 17, which allows CONUS-based Sailors to manage their ordinary leave using MNP.
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.

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