Photo of female Navy Master Chief in coveralls. - Against All Odds

Against All Odds: The Will to Win

Against All Odds: The Will to Win

Master Chief Personnel Specialist Ren Hockenberry, currently serving aboard USS Port Royal (CG-73) in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, was on a site visit at the Marshal Fahim Training Facility in Afghanistan in 2014 when shots were fired.

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OS “A” School: The First in Ready, Relevant Learning

OS “A” School: The First in Ready, Relevant Learning

Ready, Relevant Learning evolved from the acknowledgement that previous methods of training used by the Navy were failing to capitalize on current and emerging technologies that could lead to better trained Sailors.

Sailors in dress blues stands at the edge of the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) manning the rails as the ship leaves port. - YOKOSUKA, Japan (Oct. 28, 2019) - The Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) departs Fleet Activities Yokosuka to conduct comprehensive at-sea testing. This is the first underway for John S. McCain since its collision in 2017. John S. McCain is assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15 and forward-deployed to Yokosuka, Japan. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Torrey W. Lee)

USS John S. McCain's Return to Warfighting Readiness

USS John S. McCain's Return to Warfighting Readiness

John S. McCain, assigned to Destroyer Squadron FIFTEEN (DESRON 15) and forward-deployed to Yokosuka, Japan, completed her in-port phase of training, and will continue Basic Phase at-sea training in the upcoming months to certify in every mission area the ship is required to perform and prepare for return to operational tasking.

People in the water infront of a sinking ship. - The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis

The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis

The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis

The sinking of the USS Indianapolis (CA 35) has solidified itself in popular culture in the form of a four and a half minute monologue performed by Robert Shaw in the movie Jaws.  For the 317 Sailors who were pulled from the ocean and the 14 who attended the 70th Anniversary reunion in Indianapolis, Indiana, their heroic story of survival is more than a monologue.

A graphic cloud with a golden key under it - A graphic illustration of cybersecurity risk by Nate Quinn

Reducing Personal Cybersecurity Risk

Reducing Personal Cybersecurity Risk

Much of our focus for Cybersecurity Awareness Month is on how the Navy’s cybersecurity is threatened by nation states, ideologically motivated hackers, cyber criminals, and malicious insiders. Our cybersecurity workforce and Cyber Mission Forces battle these cyberspace adversaries every day.

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Forged

Forged

Cheers and motivational words filled the humid air. Sweat dripped down the face of someone who was once a first class petty officer. While carrying a fellow Sailor on top of her shoulders, she hustled down a grassy field. She took small strides as her teammates surrounded her, encouraging her to keep pushing until she reached the finish line. Another challenge complete.

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Updated Guidelines for Facial Shaving Condition

Updated Guidelines for Facial Shaving Condition

The Navy announced upcoming changes to the management of Sailors diagnosed with the facial shaving-related condition pseudofolliculitis barbae (PFB), Oct. 4.

A digitized p-8 aircraft with words P8-A above it - A digitized p-8 aircraft

Poseidon: ‘Eyes, Ears of the fleet’

Poseidon: ‘Eyes, Ears of the fleet’

Knowing your adversaries plans is one of the best ways to defend yourself and defeat them. The U. S. Navy utilizes multiple assets to get ahead of its enemies at sea, on air and on land. The P-8A Poseidon aircraft is one of the most effective tools the Navy has in its arsenal.

Pearl Harbor Sailor Laid to Rest in Kansas After 78 Years

Almost 78 years after he died in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on Dec. 7, 1941, Navy Seaman 2nd Class Wilbur Clayton Barrett was finally laid to rest Saturday in his hometown of El Dorado, Kansas.

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The ABC's of CBD

The ABC's of CBD

ALNAV 057/19 references and reiterates current Department of Navy (DoN) policy (SECNAVINST 5300.28F) regarding substance abuse, and it establishes the prohibition of use, ingestion, consumption or application of cannabinoid formulations made or derived from hemp or marijuana.