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170216-N-XT039-124 SASEBO, Japan (Feb. 16, 2017) Operations Specialists 2nd Class Brendan Seehaver, left, and Andrew Atchison rehearse rifle coordination on the pier in front of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) during a rehearsal for an upcoming change of command ceremony. Bonhomme Richard is forward-deployed to Sasebo, Japan, providing rapid-response capabilities in the event of a regional contingency or natural disaster. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman apprentice Jesse Marquez Magallanes/Released)
The Next Pass in Review (PIR) - 3 March 2017
The Navy is pulling the trigger on radical changes to the way it trains the entire enlisted force.
Gone will be the days of long, upfront technical training known as Class A school: the one that can last up to two years and for many sailors is the only trade-school training they will get during a 20-year career in the Navy.
The Navy is starting tests next week for a fix to a critical safety issue found on the F-35C Lighting II Joint Strike Fighter, the head of F-35 Joint Program Office told reporters on Thursday.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) -- A new application for mobile devices which allows Sailors on-the-go access to many features of the Navy College Program (NCP) is available as of Feb. 8.
Navy officials are asking roughly 6,000 first-term sailors to extend their enlistments at sea in an effort to stave off a looming manpower shortage that will begin to hit the fleet this year.
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy announced Thursday that a SEAL killed in action last week will be posthumously advanced to senior chief petty officer.
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