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Chief Pride

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Chief Pride

Being selected as a chief represents the most significant change in an enlisted Sailor's career. Less than 10 percent of all who enter the enlisted ranks will be selected. The level of responsibility they assume is a reflection of their leadership potential as well as technical prowess. Chiefs not only are considered the subject-matter experts in their rates, but also assume many collateral duties, such as training junior Sailors and even junior officers.

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Navy Working Uniform Type III:

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Navy Working Uniform Type III:

The Navy announced the wear rules and Fleet distribution plan for the Navy Working Uniform (NWU) Type III in NAVADMIN 214/17, Aug. 31, along with a list of approved boots Sailors can wear with the uniform.

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Navy Uniform Policy Update Released

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Navy Uniform Policy Update Released

The Navy released NAVADMIN 015/17 Jan. 26 that updates several previously announced uniform policy changes.

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Improved Flame Resistant Variant Coverall, Announced and Approved

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Improved Flame Resistant Variant Coverall, Announced and Approved

Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) announced the authorization of the Improved Flame Resistant Variant (IFRV) coverall as an approved fleet organizational clothing item Jan. 19 via ALFLTFORCOM/ALPACFLT 191900Z JAN 17.

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NWU Type III Transition Begins

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NWU Type III Transition Begins

Earlier this month, the Navy began its transition from the Navy Working Uniform Type (NWU) I to the NWU Type III as its primary shore working uniform. Here are five things to know about the uniform switch:

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10 Things You Need To Know:

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10 Things You Need To Know:

The Navy will transition to two working uniforms, which will eliminate the Navy Working Uniform (NWU) Type I (blue) and make the NWU Type III the shore working uniform.

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New Tattoo Policy

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New Tattoo Policy

In an effort to improve support for Sailors, Navy Personnel Command updated the current tattoo policy.

Navy Announces Rollout and Wear Dates for Upcoming Uniform Changes

The Chief of Naval Personnel released NAVADMIN 236/15 Oct. 9, 2015, which announces several key uniform changes.

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6 Things You Need To Know About Uniform Changes

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6 Things You Need To Know About Uniform Changes

This week NAVADMIN 208/15 is hitting the streets detailing the latest uniform changes for the fleet.

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Updated Hair Policies for Navy Women

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Updated Hair Policies for Navy Women

This week Navy wrapped up the review of its hairstyle policies for women. The almost yearlong effort was informed heavily by Fleet feedback and lessons learned from recent Navy and Department of Defense questions concerning hair and grooming standards.