Upon checking into basic training, Sailors begin to learn valuable skills that they will apply throughout their naval careers. One of the first, and arguably the most important of these skills, is to stand a proper watch.
Master-at-Arms 1st Class (MA1) Fredrick Tanner, the leading petty officer for the security department onboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), has been selected to become a security officer through the limited duty officer (LDO) program.
Warfare programs play a vital role in making sure Sailors are able to effectively combat a casualty, locate equipment to combat those casualties, and ultimately, maintain a safe workspace. Warfare qualifications are about protecting the ship and its Sailors.
Naval Oceanography hosted a ceremony on Jan. 25, to honor its very first Hall of Fame inductees and dedicate the latest supercomputers after Naval Oceanography legends Rear Adm. (ret.) James Koehr, Dr. Donald Durham and Vice Adm. (ret.) Paul Gaffney II.
Hospital Corpsman Seaman Breanna Redding, from Redding, California, never had plans to join the military. Her father, a Navy veteran, encouraged her to consider enlisting in the Navy, but she originally chose a different path.
Nearly every Sailor at some point in their career will make a permanent change of station (PCS) move. Receiving orders and traveling to another command may seem like a simple task, but there are many factors to consider when moving to a different duty station.
Between being technical experts in their rate and mastering shipboard qualifications and requirements, most find themselves very busy. However, this tight schedule does not hinder one Sailor from volunteering during his off-duty hours.
Resolving to become better informed and financially prepared is a common New Year's goal, and the Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) can help aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors accomplish this in 2019.