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Fleet Rating Experts Critical to Advancement ExamsNavy chiefs (E7 - E9) interested in shaping the future of their ratings are needed to serve as Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) for upcoming Advancement Examination Readiness Reviews (AERRs). See NAVADMIN 134/18 for details.
Vouchers available to expedite officer graduate educationNaval officers unable to pursue full-time graduate studies now have an additional advanced education option with the FY-19 Graduate Education Voucher (GEV) program, announced June 21. See NAVADMIN 150/18 for details.
Submarine Culinary Specialists Write First Advancement Exams Specific to their RatingA group of eight Navy Culinary Specialist Submarine (CSS) chiefs broke new ground June 4 - 15 by writing advancement exam questions specific to their rating during an Advancement Exam Readiness Review (AERR) at Saufley Field in Pensacola. Visit the MNP Navy Advancement pages for more info.
NETC, Navy League Announce Alaska Sea Services ScholarshipThe Navy League and Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) announced the requirements and solicited applications for the Alaska Sea Services Scholarship for academic year 2019-2020, Oct. 17. The program awards up to four $1,000 scholarships annually for undergraduate education to dependent children and spouses of Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard personnel who legally claim Alaska as their state of residence.
Getting from Vulnerable to Cyber SecureEvery time you log on to a computer you are entering the cyber battlespace. Following simple tips recommended by military and private sector computer experts will help protect your personal data at work and at home. For more information, visit www.Navy.mil/CyberSecurity.
This Day in Naval History - Nov 19 History RSS
Story Number: NNS020724-47 Release Date: 7/24/2002 14:30:00
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- 1813 - Capt. David Porter, commander of the man-of-war Essex, claims the Marquesas Islands for the U.S. In the following weeks, he establishes a base to overhaul Essex and builds a fort.
1943 - USS Nautilus (SS 168) enters Tarawa lagoon for the first submarine photograph reconnaissance mission. It is later damaged by friendly fire from USS Santa Fe (CL 60) and USS Ringgold (DD 500) off Tarawa because due to the mission, Nautilus presence was unknown to the vessels.
1943 - USS Sculpin (SS 191) is damaged by the Japanese and abandoned by her crew. Forty-one Sailors are taken as POWs, 21 of whom are taken on Japanese carrier Chuyo that is later sunk by USS Sailfish (SS 192).
1944 - USS Conklin (DE 439) and USS McCoy Reynolds (DE 440) sink the Japanese submarine I-37 100 miles west of Palaus.
1969 - Navy astronauts Cmdr. Charles Conrad, Jr. and Cmdr. Alan L. Bean become the third and fourth men to walk on the moon as part of the Apollo 12 mission.