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Results from the Fiscal Year 2013 (FY13) performance-based board for continuation of senior enlisted (SECB) were posted in Bupers Online (BOL) for individual Sailor access, according to NAVADMIN 129/13, released May 16.
The Navy's X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstrator (UCAS-D) has begun touch and go landing operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) May 17.
USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) (IKE) is one of several U.S. Navy ships training British Sailors on large-deck flight operations as the United Kingdom prepares to launch the first Royal Navy aircraft carrier in more than 30 years.
The 35 athletes of Team Navy wrapped up the final days of the 2013 Warrior Games with competitions in wheelchair basketball, seated volleyball and swimming in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 15 - 16.
The biggest message everyone should take away from this week's Warrior Games is that "the best time in the lives of wounded warriors is still ahead," said a top Navy leader.
The most recent change to the Navy's Traffic Safety Instruction, OPNAVINST 5100.12J, requires commands to set up mentorship programs for motorcycle riders. These programs are designed to give experienced riders the opportunity to teach new riders how to be successful on their bikes.
The 2012 Sailor of the Year winners were meritoriously advanced to Chief Petty Officer during a ceremony held at the Navy Memorial May 16.
The sixth Maritime Infrastructure Protection Symposium (MIPS), a three day symposium held from 13 - 15 May, hosted by U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, concluded today after a senior leader panel that included representatives from industry and international militaries.
U.S. Naval Forces Central Command hosted the sixth Maritime Infrastructure Protection Symposium (MIPS), May 13-15, which brings together industry professionals, security personnel, and maritime corporations, with regional and coalition partners every 18 months.
The amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) departed its homeport of Naval Station San Diego, May 14, as the command platform for Pacific Partnership 2013.
Team Navy racked up 14 medals, including six gold medals, at Warrior Games track and field events at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 14.
Naval Air Forces Commander Calls X-47B Catapult Launch from USS George H.W. Bush a Pivotal Moment in Naval Aviation
The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator (UCAS-D) completed its first ever carrier-based catapult launch from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) off the coast of Virginia today.
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert held an all-hands call with Sailors stationed aboard littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1), May 14.
After weeks of review, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has concluded budget cuts will require most of the department's civilian employees to be furloughed beginning in July, but that because of other efforts to deal with the shortfall, only half of the 22 days originally envisioned as temporary layof
Team Navy member Lt. j.g. Laura Root became the first female to ever win a gold medal in shooting at the Warrior Games, May 13, in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel released the following message on May 14 to all Department of Defense personnel:
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Admiral Jonathan Greenert visited Commander Logistics Group Western Pacific (COMLOG WESTPAC) May 13, during a trip to Singapore to meet with local officials, speak at an international maritime security conference and visit the littoral combat ship, USS Freedom.
The first day of the 2013 Warrior Games competitions kicked off with cycling events, wheelchair basketball and seated volleyball games at the Olympic Training Center at the Air Force Academy Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colo, May 12.
New guidance for the Career Intermission Pilot Program (CIPP), released with the update of OPNAVINST 1330.2B, includes a provision that now permits Full Time Support (FTS) personnel to apply for CIPP.
Sailors who wish to transfer Post-9/11 GI Bill education benefits to eligible family members should act sooner rather than later to avoid missing out, according to Navy officials.