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A graphic cloud with a golden key under it - A graphic illustration of cybersecurity risk by Nate Quinn

Reducing Personal Cybersecurity Risk

Reducing Personal Cybersecurity Risk

Much of our focus for Cybersecurity Awareness Month is on how the Navy’s cybersecurity is threatened by nation states, ideologically motivated hackers, cyber criminals, and malicious insiders. Our cybersecurity workforce and Cyber Mission Forces battle these cyberspace adversaries every day.

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Poseidon: ‘Eyes, Ears of the fleet’

Poseidon: ‘Eyes, Ears of the fleet’

Knowing your adversaries plans is one of the best ways to defend yourself and defeat them. The U. S. Navy utilizes multiple assets to get ahead of its enemies at sea, on air and on land. The P-8A Poseidon aircraft is one of the most effective tools the Navy has in its arsenal.

A red rope Sailor yelling. - Boot Camp Behind the Scenes at Recruit Training Command

Boot Camp Behind the Scenes at Recruit Training Command

Boot Camp Behind the Scenes at Recruit Training Command

From the producers of Boot Camp: Making a Sailor comes a brand new documentary taking you behind the scenes at Navy Boot Camp and giving you an unfiltered look at what it takes to train the next generation of Sailors. Follow along as we take you inside the day-to-day lives of four Recruit Division Commanders and two instructors at the Navy's only Boot Camp - Recruit Training Command Great Lakes. Coming Sept. 30.

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.

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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In the Slammer

In the Slammer

It's 4 a.m., and Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Mayer is heading to jail.

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Whidbey Angels

Whidbey Angels

The smell of crisp pine in the air, and the peaceful quietness of nothing but the rushing of emerald green glacial rivers as they flow down the side of a mountain describes most of the state of Washington. However, this heart-stopping landscape has a potentially lethal side that can claim even the most experienced hikers. But, luckily for those in northern Washington, there's a highly trained group of Sailors ready to answer the call.

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What Can You Do?

What Can You Do?

It began like any other day for Chief Master-at-Arms Joseph Pellicano: the familiar routine of waking up, putting on his uniform and getting in his car to drive to Naval Air Station Whiting Field, Florida.

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Training Future Officers

Training Future Officers

At officer candidate school (OCS) on board Naval Station Newport, Rhode Island, recruit division commanders (RDCs) train and mentor future naval officers.

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Running the Course:

Running the Course:

Every year, Plebe Summer begins with approximately 1,200 incoming freshmen shedding their civilian clothes and receiving new haircuts. They are introduced to their detailers, senior students who will provide mentorship that both shapes and humbles in equal parts, helping pave the way for plebes to one day assume the highest responsibilities of command, citizenship and government.