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  • 4 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Sailors with opinions or ideas about how to best develop enlisted leaders are being asked to provide input on two Navy courses that are currently under review, said the review project’s leader Sept. 4.   The Center for Personal and Professional Development (CPPD) is the Curriculum Control Authority for the Petty Officer Second and Petty […]

  • 18 April 2014

    The U.S. senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff visited U.S. Coast Guard and Military Entrance Processing units on April 16th, 2014.   Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia engaged with dozens of Coast Guardsmen at the Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron here to get feedback about personnel and budget […]

  • 3 April 2013

    The enlistment ceremony of nine (9) Direct Entry officers was held under the patronage of Chief of Staff of the Navy, Rear Admiral Damayantha Dharmasiriwardene at the NHQ Wardroom on 02nd April 2013. Among the enlisted were 08 Sub Lieutenants and 01 Lieutenant Commander. Senior Naval officers, parents and a large number of well-wishers were […]

  • 2 November 2011

    The second phase of the Enlisted Retention Board (ERB) adjourned and forwarded its recommendations to Navy Personnel Command (NPC), officials said Oct. 27. ERB Phase II results will be released after the Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS) reconciles the results and processes eligible conversion packages, according to Lt. Cmdr. Delmy Robinson, ERB communications project officer […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Following the successful integration of female officers onboard submarines, the Submarine Force will be immediately opening service on submarines for enlisted female Sailors. The Chief of Naval Operations detailed the enlisted women integration plan in Naval Administrative (NAVADMIN) message 19/15 entitled, “Opening Submarine Force Billets to Enlisted Women.” The plan was formally approved in December […]

  • 26 March 2015

    Senior enlisted leaders met at U.S. Pacific Fleet (PACFLT) headquarters for the annual Senior Enlisted Leadership Training Symposium (SELTS) March 23-25. The symposium allows senior enlisted leaders from around the Pacific Fleet to gather and review the effectiveness of current policies and ways to improve mission readiness in open-forum discussions. It also provides an opportunity […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Training & Education

    U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF) showcased the new flame-resistant variant (FRV) coveralls to senior enlisted leadership onboard Naval Station (NAVSTA) Norfolk, Nov. 1. The FRVs are said to be a critical first step in improving the level of protection from flame and flash fire hazards associated with shipboard operations, as well as ensuring shipboard environments […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    One of the first enlisted women to serve aboard a Navy submarine earned her submarine qualification, or “dolphins,” Aug. 2 and is preparing to deploy aboard USS Michigan (SSGN 727). Chief Culinary Specialist Dominique Saavedra, a native of Los Angeles, became the first female enlisted sailor to earn her silver dolphins in a pinning ceremony […]

  • 10 July 2015

    Commanding officer, Medical Treatment Facility (MTF) embarked onboard USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), Capt. Christine Sears, relieved the MTF’s senior enlisted leader following an alcohol-related incident while on liberty in Panama. Command Senior Chief Aurelio Ayala has been temporarily reassigned to Military Sealift Command in Norfolk, Virginia pending the completion of an investigation. There is no […]

  • 25 April 2011

    With the release of NAVADMIN 142/11, April 22, the Navy has extended the Enlisted Early Transition Program (EETP) to Sept. 30, 2013. Due to the Navy’s unprecedented retention and successful recruitment, Sailors are being offered a voluntary early separation option. “Our end strength and our over-manning in certain ratings was a consideration for the extension […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The fiscal year 2015 (FY-15) performance-based Senior Enlisted Continuation board will convene Oct. 27 according to a US Navy message released Aug. 14.   “There are no quotas for this board; it is strictly a performance-based board,” said Navy Personnel Command (NPC) Force Master Chief (SW/AW/EXW) Leland E. Moore. The board will look at certain […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Wyoming (SSBN-742) arrived at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) earlier this month to start preparations for her 27-month refueling overhaul, the US Navy announced. In a first for NNSY, Enlisted Women at Sea ship alterations will be performed onboard, modifying the layout of berthing areas. These modifications will allow female officers […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Training & Education

    More than 150 Sailors attended an all hands call with Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, on Naval Base Kitsap March 14. Battaglia’s main focus during the discussion was the development of the Joint Force 2020 and the Total Force Fitness initiatives. According […]

  • 15 February 2012

    Results from the Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 performance-based board for continuation of senior enlisted (SECB) were posted in Bupers Online (BOL) for individual Sailors access, according to NAVADMIN 054/12, released Feb. 14. More than 7,000 senior enlisted Sailors reviewed by the FY-12 performance-based board for continuation of senior enlisted were selected for continuation. “A performance-based […]

  • 13 June 2011

      Responding to requests made to the chief of naval personnel (CNP) during his visit to the operating forces in Fifth Fleet, the Navy announced changes and clarification to the Enlisted Retention Board (ERB), June 9. NAVADMIN 180/11 extends the deadline for Sailors to request a rating conversion and updates how these requests will be […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    With the release of NAVADMIN 142/15 “FY16 Enlisted Women in Submarines Selections”, the first group of enlisted female Sailors from across the Navy has been chosen to serve in the U.S. Navy’s submarine force. Rear Adm. Charles “Chas” Richard, commander, Submarine Group 10 and Enlisted Women in Submarines Task Force Commander, said the interest to […]

  • 21 July 2011

    The Navy announced July 12 the U.S. Naval Academy’s admissions cycle for the class of 2016, entering in July 2012, is open to enlisted Sailors. Top enlisted performers who possess strong leadership potential, have been recognized as Junior Sailors or Bluejackets of the Quarter or who graduated in the top 20 percent in their “A” […]

  • 27 September 2011

      The second phase of the Navy’s Enlisted Retention Board convened at Navy Personnel Command (NPC) Sept. 26. ERB Phase II will review the records of 7, 792 Sailors in pay grades E-6 thru E-8 who meet eligibility requirements outlined in NAVADMIN 129/11. The quota and performance based board is charged with identifying the most […]

  • 14 December 2012
    Training & Education

    The fiscal year 2013 (FY-13) performance-based Senior Enlisted Continuation board will convene Feb. 25, 2013 according to a Navy message released Dec. 12. “This is a performance-based board, just as it has always been,” said Navy Personnel Command (NPC) Force Master Chief (SW/AW/NAC) Jon Port. “As highlighted in the NAVADMIN, documented misconduct and substandard performance […]

  • 3 September 2012

    Navy Personnel Command is accepting senior enlisted leadership’s applications to serve on Fiscal Year 2014 active-duty and Reserve E-9, E-8 and E-7 selection boards, officials said Aug 31. Master chiefs should not consider their career complete until they have participated as a member of an enlisted selection board, according Navy Personnel Command (NPC) Force Master […]

  • 13 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors from Maritime Civil Affairs and Security Training (MCAST) helped African sailors develop a senior enlisted leadership curriculum for non-commissioned officers (NCO) at the U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa headquarters in Naples, Italy, Aug. 10. Building off the information learned from earlier Africa Partnership Station (APS) 2012 missions, the course provided eight sailors from Cameroon, Gabon, […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Training & Education

    The Senior Enlisted Leader for United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM), as well as for the National Security Agency and Central Security Service (NSA-CSS) toured the Center for Information Dominance, Nov. 19. Air Force Chief Master Sergeant Kevin G. Slater attended executive-level briefings on curriculum and visited with Sailors attending the Joint Cyber Analysis and Advanced […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Due to inconsistent advancement opportunities for select Naval Aircrewman (AW) communities during a period of platform transition, Navy Personnel Command has established a Senior Enlisted Aircrew Advisory Board (SEAAB) to develop a plan for the future of the rate.   According to Capt. Bruce Deshotel, head enlisted community manager, the AWF (Mechanical) and AWV (Avionics) […]

  • 28 September 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV), the Honorable Ray Mabus, administered the oath of enlistment to more than 90 Sailors during a special pre-game ceremony before a San Diego Padres game at Petco Park Sept. 25. In front of a crowd of thousands, Sailors stood at attention, raised their right hand and recited the oath to […]

  • 5 September 2011

      Navy Personnel Command announced Sept. 2 that it is seeking senior enlisted leaders to serve on Fiscal Year 2013 active-duty and reserve E-9, E-8 and E-7 selection boards. “Participation by senior leaders in selection boards is paramount to the Navy’s future,” said Navy Personnel Command ( NPC ) Force Master Chief (AW/SW/NAC) Jon Port. […]

  • 13 February 2015

    Capt. Rod Hutton, deputy commander for the Enlisted Women in Submarines Task Force, led the Enlisted Women in Submarines Road Show to different military bases in the San Diego area Feb. 9-11. The road show is spreading the word that the submarine force is now open to female enlisted Sailors from E-1 to E-8. Speakers […]

  • 29 August 2014

    Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert visited Naval Air Station Key West for an all-hands call Aug. 27 and tour of enlisted housing.   Greenert’s visit was part of a Southeast U.S. tour which included stops at Southern Command, Joint Interagency Task Force-South, Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Central Command and Special Operations Command. At […]

  • 9 June 2011

      The Chief of Naval Personnel, Vice Adm. Mark Ferguson, met with Navy personnel leadership to discuss force balance and the upcoming Enlisted Retention Board which convenes Aug. 22. The chief of naval personnel (CNP) began his briefing by commending the officers, enlisted detailers, enlisted community managers and Navy Personnel Command support personnel for their […]

  • 2 April 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Navy announced a revised Fiscal Year 2013 (FY13) enlisted selection board schedule in NAVADMIN 108/12, released March 30. NAVADMIN 108/12 announced new selection board convening dates for the active duty E-9, active duty E-8 and the FTS/AGR/CANREC (Reserve) E-7 selection boards. The message also announced new “received by” deadlines for candidates to submit their letter […]