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  • 20 February 2012
    Training & Education

    Four hundred and twenty-three (423) recruits belonging to the 206th Regular Intake and 2011/1 Volunteer Intake of the Sri Lanka Navy passed out at SLNS Parakumba in Sampoor on 18th February 2012. Director General Logistics and Secretary of the Navy Rear Admiral Shemal Fernando graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and took the salute. […]

  • 7 January 2013

    Three hundred and seventy (370) recruits belonging to the 210th Regular Intake of the Sri Lanka Navy passed out at SLNS Shiksha in Poonewa on 5th January 2013. Chief of Staff of the Navy, Rear Admiral Damayantha Dharmasiriwardene graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and took the salute.Commander North Central Naval Area Rear Admiral […]

  • 4 May 2011
    Training & Education

      Six hundred and Fifty two (652) recruits belonging to the 202nd, 203rd Intakes of the Regular Naval Force of the Sri Lanka Navy and Artificer sailors of 2nd Direct Entry batch-2010, passed out in a colourful Passing Out Parade held at SLNS Parakumba in Sampoor on 30th April 2011. Director General Logistics Rear Admiral […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Navy Recruiting Command (NRC) recognized its FY 2012 Recruiters of the Year (ROY) during a ceremony at the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C., Jan. 9. Commander, Navy Recruiting Command, Rear Adm. Earl L. Gay, honored 13 of NRC’s top Active and Reserve recruiters from around the world. Guest speaker, Chief of Naval Personnel, Vice […]

  • 31 July 2013

    Three hundred and eighty-eight (388) naval recruits belonging to the 212th Regular Intake of the Sri Lanka Navy passed out at SLNS Shiksha in Poonewa on 30th July 2013. Chief of Staff of the Navy, Rear Admiral Jayantha Perera graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and took the salute. Commander North Central Naval Area, Rear Admiral […]

  • 20 August 2015

    US Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced the establishment of a Recruit Honor Graduate Ribbon for superior performance during the Navy’s basic military training, held at Naval Station Great Lakes, Illinois, on August 18. The first Navy Honor Graduate Ribbons will be awarded to recruits during their pass-in-review rehearsal today. The recruits who receive […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Shore special programs detailers are currently looking for Sailors in pay grades E-5 and above to serve as recruiters, said a Navy official Jan. 16. “The Navy is a rotational force and recruiting is essential to maintaining an experienced 21st Century fleet,” said Capt. John Alexander, assistant commander, Navy Personnel Command (NPC) for Career Management. […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower & Reserve Affairs, the Honorable Juan Garcia III, visited Recruit Training Command (RTC) to tour and attend the weekly Pass-In-Review (PIR) recruit graduation, Aug. 15.   Garcia served as the reviewing officer at the ceremony and witnessed nine divisions, 713 seaman recruits in total, enter the fleet as […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy’s top enlisted Sailor, Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike D. Stevens, was on hand to distribute the first electronic tablets (e-tablets) to the Navy’s newest recruits at Recruit Training Command (RTC), April 7. The launch of the eSailor initiative is a pre-pilot, beta testing to two divisions of 70 […]

  • 20 July 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Office of Naval Research (ONR) is looking to attract recruits into finding long-term careers in the US Navy with the help of computer games. To do this, the ONR is sponsoring Navy Life, an online platform of Navy-themed games and simulations. Navy Life matches potential recruits to enlisted jobs according to their skills, abilities and, […]

  • 25 September 2012
    Training & Education

    The Vice Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Mark Ferguson, toured Recruit Training Command (RTC), Sept. 21. This was Ferguson’s third visit to RTC, his first as VCNO, and his second time serving as the reviewing officer for the Pass-In-Review (PIR) graduation ceremony at RTC where 690 recruits became Sailors. “This is my third time visiting […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy attaché to the United States visited the US Navy’s Recruit Training Command (RTC) at Great Lakes, Illinois, from October 31 – November 1. Commodore Steve R. W. McDowell toured RTC’s state-of-the art facilities and served as the reviewing officer for the weekly Pass-In-Review graduation in RTC’s Midway Ceremonial Drill Hall, during […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Royal Saudi Naval Force members, in conjunction with, the Naval Education and Training Security Assistance Field Activity (NETSAFA) toured the Navy’s only boot camp, Recruit Training Command (RTC), Nov. 7. The visiting group consisted of seven naval officers from the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, who toured RTC to observe Navy training and see how civilians […]

  • 16 January 2013

    The Sea Warrior Program, within the Navy’s Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS), is supporting the Navy Recruiting Command (NRC) through a contract award for up to $65 million to modernize key information technology systems. The new Recruiting and Accessions Information Technology (RAIT) services contract helps lay the IT foundation for Recruiting […]

  • 26 August 2015

    Adm. Eduardo Bacellar Leal Ferreira, commander of the Brazilian Navy, toured U.S. Navy training facilities at Recruit Training Command (RTC), the Navy’s only boot camp, Aug. 21. Ferreira was joined on the tour by Rear Adm. Stephen C. Evans, commander, Naval Service Training Command, who hosted Ferreira and his Brazilian contingent during the two-day tour […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Fifteen more Recruits from Australian Navy’s Defence Indigenous Development Program graduated on 9 July. The ceremony recognising the increasing links between Navy and Indigenous cultures was held at HMAS Cairns. The Defence Indigenous Development Program was established in 2010. It has proven to be a very positive program that has significantly increased recruitment from Indigenous Australia, […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Three hundred and eighty-two (382) naval recruits belonging to the 213th Regular Intake of the Sri Lanka Navy passed out at SLNS Shiksha in Poonewa on 28th September 2013. Minister of Child Development and Women’s Affairs, Hon. Tissa Karalliyadda graced the occasion as the guest of honour, Director General Operations, Rear Admiral Neil Rosayro participated […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Training & Education

    More than 500 family and a friends proudly watched as 95 of Navy’s newest Recruits formally completed 11 weeks of initial training at the Royal Australian Navy’s Recruit School at HMAS Cerberus.   The graduates were honoured to commence their service as General Entry 323 Shipp Division and graduated before Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral […]

  • 8 November 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

    For the first time in the Navy’s history, the Navy’s most senior sailor, Warrant Officer of the Navy (WO-N) WO Mark Tandy, welcomed the newest junior sailors into the RAN at a graduation parade at Recruit School HMAS Cerberus on Friday, 4 November 2011. 77 personnel graduated at the parade – they will be the […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is on a two-day trip to Illinois to participate in a change-of-command ceremony at U.S. Transportation Command and to speak at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and visit recruits at the Naval Training Center Great Lakes today.   At Scott Air Force Base in St. Clair County, Hagel […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Recruit Training Command (RTC) and Center for Surface Combat Systems Unit (CSCSU), Great Lakes, were hosts to 10 interns from the South Korean Parliament on July 30. The visit was part of an annual exchange program between college student interns from the Korean National Assembly and United States Congress. The tour began at RTC where […]

  • 10 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Seven Sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) traveled to Recruit Training Command (RTC) Great Lakes June 29 to visit a recruit division sponsored by the ship. TR was represented by Master Chief Machinist’s Mate (SW/AW) Preston Whitlock, Chief Cryptological Technician (Technical) (SW/EXW) Tricia Ghunney, Aircrew Survival Equipmentman 1st Class (AW/SW) Jason Etheridge, Electrician’s Mate […]

  • 25 June 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A delegation from the Libyan Navy has visited HMS Raleigh and Britannia Royal Naval College (BRNC) for an insight into the methods used by the Royal Navy to train new recruits. The delegation was led by Commodore Hassan Ali Bushnak, Chief Of Staff Libyan Naval Force. During their time at HMS Raleigh, in Torpoint, the […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) Vice Adm. Scott R. Van Buskirk visited recruiters and staff members assigned to Navy Recruiting District Los Angeles, April 30. During the visit, Van Buskirk toured the district’s headquarters and conducted an all-hands call with recruiters, support staff and civilian personnel. “What we have gathered here is representative of our […]

  • 25 December 2014
    Training & Education

    All twenty recruits who participated in the second iteration of Navy’s Defence Indigenous Development Program (DIDP) graduated in a ceremony held in HMAS Cairns on 18 December. From communities as far afield as Perth, Port Headland, Torres Strait, Canberra and Cairns, the young indigenous men and women received graduation certificates and accolades from Chief of […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Twenty three young men and women Navy recruits graduated from the Defence Indigenous Development Program North Queensland (DIDP-NQ) at a ceremony held at Australian HMAS Cairns earlier this week.   This program, the first coordinated by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) for Defence Indigenous Affairs, provides an opportunity for young indigenous people from remote areas […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A group of potential Navy recruits visited HMAS Stuart during NAIDOC week last week as part of the Australian Defence Force Indigenous Recruiting Initiative.   Sergeant Shane Cox from Defence Force Recruiting, who organised the visit to Garden Island, said how much the potential recruits had been looking forward to touring the ship. “The group […]

  • 1 August 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Honorable Juan M. Garcia, III, Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Manpower and Reserve Affairs), visited the Navy’s only boot camp, Recruit Training Command (RTC), Great Lakes, Ill., July 27. It was the secretary’s second visit to RTC and his second time serving as the reviewing officer for the Pass-in-Review graduation ceremony at RTC where […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The commander of U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF), Adm. Bill Gortney, visited Recruit Training Command (RTC) to tour and attend a recruit graduation, May 16.   Gortney served as the reviewing officer at the ceremony, which was also attended by Rear Adm. David Russell, commander of Information Dominance Corps Reserve Command, who served as guest […]