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  • 10 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Chief petty officers (CPOs) and CPO selectees from various commands throughout Navy Region Southwest (NRSW) participated in the 1st Annual Heritage Cup as part of CPO 365 Phase II on Naval Air Station North Island Aug. 27.   More than 80 CPOs and 70 CPO selectees participated in the event. “It’s an event to get […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Training & Education

    The George Washington Carrier Strike Group, led by the Navy’s full-time forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), frocked their newest chief petty officers (CPO), Sept. 14. Sixty Sailors from George Washington; Commander, Task Force (CTF) 70; Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5; and Destroyer Squadron 15, earned their anchors after six weeks of learning […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Chief petty officers (CPO) and future CPOs from various commands around San Diego participated in a heritage event held at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery in Point Loma, Calif., Sept. 11. Retired Chief Electrician’s Mate Stuart Hedley was the guest speaker at the event. He served in the Navy from 1940-1960. Throughout his career, he survived 13 […]

  • 4 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Chief petty officers (CPO) serving aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) put on their service khaki and lined the ship’s mess decks to celebrate the 119th birthday of the establishment of the CPO rank, April 1. Makin Island’s CPO birthday festivities consisted of a special ceremony that included speakers, reading of […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Authorities

    Chief petty officers (CPO) and CPO selectees assigned to Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) joined hundreds of other CPOs and selectees during a CPO 365 Phase II training event at the USS Wisconsin (BB 64) and Nauticus museum in Norfolk, Va., Aug. 18. The trip was part of the six-week season during […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Authorities

    Twenty Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) donned the khaki uniform for the first time as chief petty officers (CPO) during a chief pinning ceremony in the ship’s hangar bay, Sept. 16.   The U.S. Navy chief petty officer rank dates back to 1893 when the Navy first created the chief […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    USS Ingraham (FFG 61) welcomed the US Navy’s newest chief petty officers during a pinning ceremony Sept. 16.   Pinned were Chief Cryptologic Technician (Technical) (SW/AW) Aubin L. Miller, Chief Information Systems Technician (SW/IDW/AW) Andrew K. Imamura, Chief Fire Controlman (SW) Harry Hall, and Chief Gas Turbine Technician (Mechanical) (SW) Robert C. Geissinger to the […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The role of the chief petty officer (CPO) has long been an integral part of the US Navy. When Master Chief Petty Officer of the US Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens took office last year, he recognized that training chiefs for their new leadership role in six weeks, as the original CPO induction dictated, was hindering […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Naval Station Rota, Spain welcomed 19 Sailors and an Air Force master sergeant to the chief petty officer (CPO) ranks during a pinning ceremony held in the courtyard of U.S. Naval Hospital Rota (USNHR), Sept. 16.   The Rota chiefs are among more than 4,660 Sailors, Navy-wide, who were selected to join the khaki-clad ranks […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Who said old sailor’s never die, they just fade away? Well, those who served in HMAS Sydney over the years never fade away either. That’s what the senior sailors serving aboard HMAS Sydney (IV) found out just before deploying to Asia on April 22, 2013 when members of the HMAS Sydney Association came aboard to […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Authorities

    The US Navy’s 2014 Sailors of the Year (SOY) were meritoriously advanced to chief petty officer during a ceremony held at the Navy Memorial, May 14. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert served as guest speaker at the pinning ceremony hosted by Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens. The four […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) celebrated the pinning of four chief petty officers (CPO) with a ceremony on the mess decks Sept. 16.   Stethem’s Commanding Officer, Cmdr. John Bradford, spoke about the creation of the rank of chief petty officer and how its creation was integral to the development of […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert delivered remarks to family, friends and chief petty officers as 44 new chief petty officers were pinned at an official pinning ceremony held at the Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C., Sept. 16. This was the 122nd class of chief petty officers to join the Chiefs Mess, […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    In one of his last speeches before retirement, Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Adm. John C. Harvey Jr., addressed fiscal year 2013 chief petty officer (CPO) selectees from the Hampton Roads area at Norfolk Naval Station, Sept. 7. CPO selectees from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) attended the event. “He’s a great speaker,” said Roosevelt Command […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The Center for Service Support (CSS) frocked two senior chief petty officers (SCPOs) to the rank of master chief petty officers, May 12.   Due to CSS’ unique command structure with multiple learning sites, the frockings were all conducted at multiple sites. Senior Chief Musician Jay Loose of CSS headquarters and Senior Chief Navy Counselor […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Authorities

    Ten Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) were advanced to the rank of senior chief petty officer during a pinning ceremony aboard USS Wisconsin (BB 64), June 5. As is tradition, each senior chief selectee was pinned by members of their families. They were then capped with their new […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Authorities

    Chief petty officers (CPO) and CPO selectees helped to preserve a piece of naval history in Hampton Roads, Aug. 20, aboard the battleship USS Wisconsin (BB 64) as part of the CPO 365 Phase II training.   The battleship is located at the Nauticus Maritime Museum in downtown Norfolk, Virginia. The CPOs and CPO selectees […]

  • 13 September 2011
    Authorities

      A clear lower deck was called at NU808 Squadron on August 26 when the Commander of the Fleet Air Arm, CDRE Peter Laver, presented the first members of the Aviation Support (AVN) category with their rate badges. CDRE Laver also welcomed CPOs Robert Strutt, Peter Cassar and Christopher Swift, and LSs Andrew Easton and […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Authorities

    Fort Meade, Md., area commands advanced 45 Sailors to the rank of chief petty officer (CPO) during a pinning ceremony held at the base pavilion Sept. 13. The ceremony featured active duty and reserve chief selects from U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/ U.S. Tenth Fleet (FCC/C10F), Navy Information Operation Command Maryland (NIOC MD), U.S. Cyber Command, […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Five Sailors aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) were frocked to chief petty officer (CPO) during a ceremony held Sept. 16.   The pinning ceremony began with soon-to-be chiefs marching while singing “Anchors Aweigh,” embodying the Navy pride and unity that comes with their new title and rank. Each chief selectee […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Chief petty officers (CPO) aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) celebrated the 120th birthday of the chief rank April 1. Chiefs from around the ship gathered for lunch and to listen to their shipmates speak on what it means to be a chief. “We’re mentors, motivators and leaders,” said Chief Fire Controlman James […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) promoted 34 first class petty officers to chief petty offficer (CPO) during a ceremony at Naval Base Kitsap, Bremerton, Sept. 13. The ceremony is the culmination of the CPO 365 program and the first time the new CPOs are authorized to wear their khaki uniform, […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Chief petty officers (CPOs) of USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) and embarked 7th Fleet staff gathered in the ship’s CPO Mess to celebrate their rank’s 119th birthday while underway, April 1. During the month of April, the professional golf world gets into swing with the Masters tournament. The Masters is billed as, “A tradition unlike […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) commemorated the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with a ceremony at a memorial site in downtown Newport News. Nearly 100 Chief Petty Officers (CPOs) and CPO selects gathered at the Victory Arch to honor and remember the memories of loved […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Authorities

    Thirty-eight Sailors onboard aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) made the time-honored transition to chief petty officer (CPO), donning khaki uniforms, combination covers and gold anchors for the first time during a chief pinning ceremony, Sept. 13. This Navy tradition, which dates back to when the CPO pay-grade was created in 1893, was made […]

  • 4 April 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The United States Navy Memorial hosted the official kick-off of the Year of the Chief and the 119th birthday celebration of the chief petty officer during a ceremony April 2. For the first time in history, the Navy Memorial is casting a spotlight on the history, heritage and contributions of chief petty officers. The guest […]

  • 15 August 2012
    Training & Education

    USS Constitution kicked off its 15th annual Chief Petty Officer (CPO) Heritage Weeks from the ship’s berth in Charlestown, Mass., Aug. 14. CPO Heritage Weeks is a weeklong training cycle held on successive weeks, in which Constitution’s crew teaches CPO selectees time-honored maritime evolutions such as 18th century boarding pike drills, War of 1812-era gun […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to the Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) successfully completed two live-fire tests of the Aegis Weapons System (AWS) Feb. 8.   The first target was launched from Naval Air Station Point Mugu. John Paul Jones used its onboard AN/SPY-1D (MOD) radar to engage the target, demonstrating the ability […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Training & Education

    21 Sailors were advanced to the rank of chief petty officer (CPO) during a CPO pinning ceremony held on board the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8), Sept. 14. The Sailors, 20 assigned to Makin Island and one from embarked Amphibious Squadron Five, received their CPO collar devices and combination covers following six […]