The most significant changes in nearly 40 years to Navy officer promotions and retention have cleared Congress and are awaiting President Donald Trump’s signature.
The senior official who led the Pentagon’s Force of the Future effort said the largest problem he faced wasn’t resistance to change from the top uniformed leadership in the department, but how to define “what talent means” in recruiting and retaining people. Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Navy’s initial set of recommendations to Congress to modify personnel legislation – along with the other services – has been completed ahead of likely congressional hearings next year, the Chief of Naval Personnel said on Wednesday. Read More
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When looking to the size and shape of the future force, retired Adm. Gary Roughead, recommend to the Senate Armed Services Committee “to hold constant the number of active-duty personnel” and look first to reshape the reserve components, Defense Department civilians and contractors before making changes. Read More