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FY20 SELRES AND FTS CHIEF RESULTS

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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.

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Active-Duty Chief Quotas Released

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Plan, Brief, Execute, Debrief

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Plan, Brief, Execute, Debrief

The Navy takes every available opportunity to maintain forward progress, staying on the front lines in how we fight and how we train. In his initial guidance to the Fleet, the Secretary of the Navy emphasizes that we “must improve our processes in order for our people to meet future challenges.”

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Remembering the Battle of Midway

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Remembering the Battle of Midway

Just after midnight on 4 June, Admiral Nimitz, based on patrol plane reports, advised Task Forces 16 and 17 of the course and speed of the Japanese "main body," also noting their distance of 574 miles from Midway. Shortly after dawn, a patrol plane spotted two Japanese carriers and their escorts, reporting "Many planes heading Midway from 320 degrees distant 150 miles!"

Security Reaction Force

Sailors are called to wear many hats in addition to their primary jobs while serving aboard a ship. All hands are trained to work together to fight fires, others have collateral duties such as financial counselors or fitness leaders. Some Sailors receive specialized training to form a highly trained tactical team known as a “Security Reaction Force” that responds to exceptional threats or attacks to the ship.

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Battle Group in the Sand

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Battle Group in the Sand

Located on Virginia's Eastern Shore, the Surface Combat Systems Center (SCSC) at Wallops Island is the go-to site for combat systems developmental and operational testing as well as training in a maritime and littoral environment. The perfect location to test radars with ships and aircraft in the Virginia Capes Operational Area, it began 30 years ago as a test site for the AEGIS Weapon System — to include the radar. It has grown to include much more.

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Li-Fi Technology in the U.S. Navy

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Li-Fi Technology in the U.S. Navy

Whether Sailors are aviation maintenance administrationmen documenting maintenance before an inspection or machinist mates looking up standard operating procedures for preventative maintenance on equipment in the main engine, a common problem they face aboard ships is the lack of access to a computer during crunch time.But what if it were possible

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NavalX

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NavalX

Agility is more than a buzzword to the Department of the Navy (DoN), so after hearing the National Defense Strategy's call to accelerate the delivery of technology to warfighters, the Department has answered.

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No Ordinary Day

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No Ordinary Day

There are speeches to write, naval correspondence on your desk to be edited and travel plans to be scheduled. Days are a balancing act between meticulously scheduled events and last-minute changes, but no day is ever the same as the one before. It's a fast-paced environment at times, but you have what it takes. Why? Because you are a Navy flag writer.

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Wishing On A Star

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Wishing On A Star

It was only after she read “Travel, Serve Your Country. Meet New People, Accelerate Your Life,” in the newspaper that she was inspired to join, but after 16 years of Navy-life's lessons, her self-titled song “N-A-V-Y” is paving her way to stardom.