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FALL 2019 PETTY OFFICER ADVANCEMENT RESULTS RELEASED

FALL 2019 PETTY OFFICER ADVANCEMENT RESULTS RELEASED

The names of active duty, Selected Reserve (SELRES), Full Time Support (FTS), and Canvasser Recruiter (CVR) Sailors selected for advancement to E-4, E-5, and E-6 have been released.

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FY20 SELRES E4-E6 Quotas Released

FY20 SELRES E4-E6 Quotas Released

WASHINGTON – Navy released the Selective Reserve (SELRES) Cycle 105 advancement quotas for E4-E6.  For SELRES E-6, advancement opportunity decreased from 19.79 last cycle to 19% percent this cycle. However, advancement opportunity remains at the 5-cycle average of 18.9 percent.  For SELRES E-5, advancement opportunity increased from 36.57 last

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Fall 2019 Petty Officer Advancement Quotas Released

Fall 2019 Petty Officer Advancement Quotas Released

The Navy released the fall petty officer advancement quotas for more than 19,000 active duty, Full Time Support (FTS) and Selected Reserve (SELRES) Sailors to advance to E4, E5 and E6, Nov. 25.

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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.

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Blimp Swarm Research

Blimp Swarm Research

Researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory flew a fleet of 30 miniature autonomous blimps in unison to test the swarming behavior of autonomous systems. The blimps responded to each other while in flight and responded to changing conditions.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.