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  • 11 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Five Sailors and one Airman were frocked at the MacArthur Landing Memorial Park in Tacloban, July 10.   “This is a major step in leadership,” said Capt. Brian Shipman, commander Pacific Partnership 2014. “Being able to do this at the very place where Gen. MacArthur came ashore to fulfill his promise of leadership is very […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Authorities

    A group of 275 Sailors stood in formation while Capt. Greg Fenton, commanding officer of the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), congratulates each of them on their advancement to the next paygrade during a frocking ceremony in the ship’s hangar bay, May 30.   “It’s a great feeling to see […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) frocked 258 Sailors to their new pay-grade during a ceremony held in the ship’s hangar bay, May 30.   Frocked Sailors receive the right to wear the uniform and assume the responsibilities of their next pay grade but do not receive pay of their new grade until […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Three hundred Sailors were frocked to their next higher pay grade during a ceremony on board the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), Dec. 1. The ship’s newest petty officer first, second and third class selectees stood in ranks and made their way onto the stage as Capt. Greg Fenton, George Washington’s commanding […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Authorities

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) frocked 31 Sailors and pinned two senior chiefs to their new pay grade during a frocking and pinning ceremony at-sea on the ship’s flight deck, May 29. The frocking ceremony is a historical tradition that dates back to the 1800s and authorizes Sailors the right to wear […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Authorities

    On the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) 264 Sailors were advanced to the next pay grade during a frocking ceremony, May 24. Capt. Daniel Grieco, Theodore Roosevelt’s commanding officer, personally presented a frocking letter to each Sailor and congratulated them for their achievement. Frocked Sailors receive the right to […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Authorities

    Ten chief petty officers aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) stood at attention as friends, family and colleagues pinned senior chief anchors upon their collars during a frocking ceremony held in the ship’s hangar bay June 18.   Frocked Sailors receive the right to wear the insignia and assume the responsibilities of […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Authorities

    Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 12 frocked three Sailors to their new pay-grade during a ceremony held in the foc’sle aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), May 28.   Frocked Sailors receive the right to wear the insignia and assume the responsibilities of their next pay grade but do not receive pay of […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Authorities

    213 Sailors assigned to Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) were frocked during a ceremony held in the ship’s hangar bay, May 30.   More than 1500 Sailors witnessed the frocking ceremony presided over by Stennis Commanding Officer Capt. Michael Wettlaufer. “I could not be more proud of each and every one […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Twenty-two Sailors aboard the amphibious command ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) were advanced to the next pay grade of petty officer first, second, and third class during a frocking ceremony, May 23. A frocked Sailor is authorized to wear the rate of the next higher pay grade. Following advancement, Sailors will receive pay for […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Authorities

    More than 150 Sailors assigned to Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) were frocked to Petty Officer 3rd Class, Petty Officer 2nd Class, and Petty Officer 1st Class during a frocking ceremony at Huntington Hall, June 16.   Frocking is a Navy tradition that dates back to the early 1800s. It’s a ceremony […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Authorities

    USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) frocked 192 first, second and third class petty officers during a frocking ceremony on the ship’s flight deck, May 27. As Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier prepare the ship for its next deployment, these Sailors will carry greater responsibility. Sailors were advanced based on a number of factors such […]

  • 6 December 2013
    Authorities

    Two hundred and eighty Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) were advanced to their next rank during a frocking ceremony held at the Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton gym Dec. 5. Stennis’ commanding officer Capt. Michael Wettlaufer reminded every newly frocked petty officer to embrace their new leadership responsibilities and […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Authorities

    U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) frocked 99 enlisted Sailors to their newly-earned petty officer ranks at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka (CFAY), Dec. 12. A frocked Sailor accepts the responsibilities and is afforded the opportunity to wear the uniform of their new paygrade before they are officially promoted. Blue Ridge Commanding Officer […]

  • 6 December 2013
    Training & Education

    The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) promoted 213 of its Sailors at a frocking ceremony Dec. 5 at Huntington Hall Athletic Field. Twenty-five Sailors advanced to petty officer first class, 78 to petty officer second class and 110 to petty officer third class. Slightly more E3s were promoted to petty officer third […]

  • 6 December 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) gathered Dec. 5 at the Virginia Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau in Virginia Beach, Va., to support shipmates who advanced to the next pay grade following the results of the September Navywide advancement exam. More than 300 Ike Sailors learned their efforts […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) frocked 225 Sailors to the next pay grade during a frocking ceremony in the ship’s hangar bay, May 26. Twenty-five second class and 84 third class petty officers earned an additional chevron while 116 Sailors earned their very first perched eagle and chevron. George […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Authorities

    The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) frocked 15 new senior chief petty officers on May 29. The frocking ceremony was a rite of passage to the next pay grade as each senior chief petty officer assumed their new title and responsibilities. Capt. Timothy Kuehhas, George Washington’s commanding officer, introduced the senior chiefs on […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Authorities

    Sailors flooded into the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach for aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower’s (CVN 69) (Ike) holiday safety standdown, Dec. 5. The semi-annual event served the dual purpose of reiterating Ike’s safety standards and frocking the ship’s newly-advanced petty officers. Following opening remarks from Capt. Stephen T. Koehler, Ike’s commanding […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Three hundred sixty-five Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) were frocked to the next pay grade during a ceremony held in Naval Station Everett’s base gym, Dec. 11. The newly advanced petty officers consisted of 200 third class petty officers, 126 second class petty officers and 39 first class petty officers. Those […]

  • 6 June 2012
    Training & Education

      The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) commemorated the Battle of Midway June 2 with a wreath laying ceremony followed by frocking newly-promoted petty officers. The ceremony honored the fallen Sailors that fought during the Battle of Midway, which is known as the turning point in the pacific during World War II. During […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Authorities

    Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) gathered in the ship’s forecastle to celebrate the frocking of the ship’s five newest master chief petty officers, May 8.   Ike’s newest master chiefs are: Master Chief Logistics Specialist Lori C. Brown, Master Chief Aviation Electronics Technician Raymond J. Fisher, Master […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Authorities

    Thirty-seven Sailors aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) advanced to the next pay grade during a frocking ceremony June 3.   Frocking, a naval tradition that dates back to the early 1800s, authorizes newly advanced Sailors to wear the rank and assume the responsibilities of the pay grade for which they […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Authorities

    Two Sailors serving aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) were promoted to senior chief petty officers during a frocking ceremony on the ship’s flight deck, June 5.   The ceremony for Senior Chief Engineman Jeffery Clark and Senior Chief Culinary Specialist Michael Vira was held during an all-hands call. “This is a […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Authorities

    Senior Chief Engineman (SW/EXW) Paul A. Gurrola and Sonar Technician (Geographic) (SW) Joseph F. Hart, were frocked to the rank of Senior Chief Petty Officer June 5, during a ceremony aboard the Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Vandegrift (FFG 48) currently deployed to the 4th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR). Having worked an entire […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Authorities

    Seven Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) were frocked to the rank of master chief petty officer May 24. Senior Chief Aviation Support Technician Gregory Della, Senior Chief Aviation Support Technician James Kenyon, Senior Chief Quartermaster Derek Mullenhour, Senior Chief Aviation Boatswain’s Mate Glen Newbis, Senior Chief Aviation […]

  • 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 […]