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The names of more than 21,000 active duty, 1,800 Reserve and 500 Full Time Support (FTS) Sailors selected for advancement to E4, E5, and E6 have been released.
Beginning Jan. 1, 2014, the Reserve Ready Mobilization Pool (RMP) will no longer be used to involuntarily recall Reserve Sailors.
Fall Reserve Petty Officer Advancement quotas were released today and 1,881 Reserve Sailors will be promoted to E4, E5 and E6, representing an overall 2.2 percentage point increase from the last promotion cycle.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus concluded a visit to Bujumbura, Burundi, Nov. 21.
More than 21,000 active duty and 500 Full Time Support (FTS) Sailors are expected to advance to E4, E5, and E6 with the release of the fall Petty Officer advancement results early next week.
The chief of naval personnel (CNP) visited Navy Region Northwest commands Nov. 18—19 to speak with Sailors about manning, training and budget concerns.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus completed a visit to Doha, Qatar, Nov. 20.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus visited Afghanistan Nov. 18—19 to meet with Sailors and Marines deployed to the region.
The Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Charles Drew (T—AKE 10) keeps warships like aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) mission ready with fresh food, JP—5 fuel and even ammunition with vertical replenishments and conventional replenishments, Nov. 17.