Mentoring What Matters Most written on a chalkboard with 2 photos of people being mentored. - Mentoring What Matters Most

Mentoring

Mentoring

What matters most when it comes to mentoring? The answer is simple: You just have to give a damn! After 30 years in the US Navy, some thought and reflection, I am convinced we have to be better mentors.

A male pilot stands facing the camera at sunset with Navy plane in background. - One Navy Team Full Circle

Full Circle

Full Circle

For Lt. j.g. Alex Orlando assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 30 the road to becoming Navy pilot wasn't a straight path but it finally came full circle.

Art Graphic with image of U.S. Navy Chief anchor with the words "Chief Results" superimposed over it. - FY 20 Chief Results

FY 20 E7 Results Released

A close up of a sailor's face. - Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Alfredo Gregorio, from Vallejo, Calif., listens to casualty evacuation instruction during a 10-day Jungle Medicine Course at Jungle Warfare Training Center. Gregorio said, “as field corpsmen, we are constantly with the Marines. You want to look exactly like them, move like them, interact and blend in.”

Into the Jungle

Into the Jungle

This is the Jungle Medicine Course. Two days into the course, Hospitalman Mitchell Bromley, 3d Medical Battalion, described the nature of the living conditions for the medical course.

A diver under water with his arm outstretched. - A Navy diver under water with his arm outstretched.

Diving Deeper Depths

Diving Deeper Depths

Since 2015, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) has focused on the USS Oklahoma (BB-37), a Nevada-class battleship that was on Battleship Row in Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. After the Pearl Harbor attack, 429 deaths were confirmed from the USS Oklahoma. As of February, DPAA hit its first major milestone with the USS Oklahoma project, confirming a positive identity match of its 200th crewman.

three servicemembers riding a mark v boat - NAVSCIATTS graphic illustration by Willie Kendrick

NAVSCIATTS: Bringing the World Together

NAVSCIATTS: Bringing the World Together

In the current period of renewed global power competition, the Naval Small Craft Instruction and Technical Training School’s (NAVSCIATTS) methods of training create a network of international partner nations that operate as a collective, in order to reach across oceans and continents, addressing shared security threats.

Close up photo of a gold and silver medal inscribed with the words "Warrior Games 2019" presented during the Warrior Games. - Photo of two medals presented during the Warrior Games.

Be Inspired: 2019 DoD Warrior Games

Be Inspired: 2019 DoD Warrior Games

More than 300 wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans from all four U.S. military branches, U.S. Special Operations Command and five partner nations competed in adaptive sports for the 2019 Department of Defense Warrior Games, hosted by U.S. Special Operation Command in Tampa Bay, Florida June 21-30.

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FY20 SELRES AND FTS CHIEF RESULTS

FY20 SELRES AND FTS CHIEF RESULTS

FY-20 SELRES and FTS chief selection board results have been released! Congratulations to the following personnel who have been selected for advancement to chief petty officer by the FY-20 SELRES and FTS Navy E7 Selection Board. Strong competition between qualified professionals is one of the strengths of our Navy and your selection speaks highly of your abilities.

Graphic Illustration of Aviation Machinist Mate 2nd Class Dakota "Kody" Kinkton who was killed by a drunk driver on February 25,2019. - Aviation Machinist Mate 2nd Class Dakota "Kody" Kinkton was killed by a drunk driver on February 25,2019, while riding his motorcycle on his way home from NAS Jacksonville. He is survived by Laura Kinkton (mother), Morgan Kinkton (wife), Levi (son) and Alli (daughter).

Remembering Dakota

Remembering Dakota

On the night of February 25, 2019, Morgan Kinkton woke up to the ringing of her doorbell. Believing it was her husband, Aviation Machinists Mate 2nd Class Dakota “Kody” Kinkton, she opened the door only to find police.

A male Sailor underwater with sunglasses waves towards camera with the text "Submerged: One Artistic Point of View" superimposed in front of him. - Senior Chief Fire Control Technician Vien (Bob) Nguyen shares how his passion for underwater photography helped capture a shot some have dubbed the "greatest submarine photo of all time".

One Artistic Point of View

One Artistic Point of View

Senior Chief Fire Control Technician Vien (Bob) Nguyen shares the story behind his passion for underwater photography and the photo that gained notoriety during the 2018 Rim of the Pacific exercise as an image some have dubbed the "greatest submarine photo of all time".