THE PENTAGON – The Department of the Navy needs to improve how it attracts and keeps its civilian workforce as the Navy and Marine Corps hope to grow and modernize in the coming years. Read More
The acting secretary of the Navy ordered a 22-percent increase in spending on education within the Navy, calling for more than $100 million to be shifted around this year and for $350 million to be added in the out-years to better focus on the service’s education needs. Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Navy is evaluating ways to improve and update the Joint Professional Military Education (JPME) program that is considered a must for officers to promote to senior ranks. Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Navy is close to establishing what is intended to be an early stop on a continuum of learning, as it nears hiring the leadership of its soon-to-be-formed Naval Community College.
This post was updated with the correct date of Vice Adm. Stuart Munsch’s Senate confirmation.
Vice Adm. Stuart Munsch was quietly put in charge of the Navy’s newly formed warfighting development directorate late last month, several Navy officials confirmed to USNI News.
The Department of the Navy’s new chief learning officer sees creating a thinking force, able to quickly apply classroom concepts to live situations, as the new training focus for all sailors and Marines. Read More
John Kroger – a former Marine, an academic, a federal prosecutor and past attorney general for the State of Oregon – has been selected to become the Navy’s first chief learning officer.
Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield was selected to become the new president of the Naval War College, the first woman to lead the 135-year-old institution.