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Tag: LEGACY Pay and Benefits

Active-Duty Master Chief Quotas Announced

The Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 active-duty E-9 selection board convened in Millington, Tennessee, April 1.

Recruiting Navy Doctors

The United States Navy provides active duty, reserve and future Sailors, wherever they may be in their medical careers, ways to ease financial burdens, advance their careers and continue education programs free of cost. Here are five things you need to know about becoming a Navy Doctor.

Navy Releases New Parental Leave Program

Navy announced the establishment of the Military Parental Leave Program in NAVADMIN 151/18, released June 21. The new program increases parental leave and combines the current family leave policies into one. The Military Parental Leave Program also aligns the Navy with recently released Department of Defense guidance pertaining to changes about parental leave.

Easing the Way: DOD, VA Release Online Tool to Help Veterans with Discharge Upgrades

The Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs have announced the launch of a web-based tool that will provide customized guidance to veterans who need to upgrade or change the conditions of their military discharges.

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) was founded in 1904 by several naval officers, Navy wives and civilian friends who saw a need for formal and organized assistance for Sailors who fell on hard times.

Managing Sailors' Servicemembers Group Life Insurance Elections via the Online Portal

Sailors should update their life insurance coverage online by the end of April 2018, unless they have a testamentary trust or a testamentary custodial account. When logging in for the first time, beneficiary information may not be reflected in the online system, but Sailors can rest assured that the beneficiaries identified on the paper forms they previously filled out will maintain their entitlements to insurance proceeds unless beneficiary or coverage information is changed via the new system.

Navy TPC Fixing PCS Travel Claim Backlog

Navy leaders said the Navy's Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Travel Processing Center (TPC) Memphis is currently experiencing a significant backlog in processing travel claims.

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Five Things to Know

Five Things to Know

1. Personnel Tempo (PERSTEMPO) is a congressionally mandated program that is used to track and report the time a service member is away from home. It defines time away from home as any time Sailors are engaged in official duties at locations or under circumstances that make it unfeasible for them to spend off-duty time in their homes.

New Military Retirement System Effective Jan. 1, 2018

One of the most wide-reaching and significant changes to military pay and benefits of the last 70 years goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2018, with the implementation of the Uniformed Services Blended Retirement System (BRS).

5 Things You Need to Know:

You've just arrived at your new command and part of your duties will be traveling around the globe supporting the Navy's mission.