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Navy Basic Training Extended to 10 Weeks, First Major Overhaul in 20 Years

Navy Basic Training Extended to 10 Weeks, First Major Overhaul in 20 Years

Sailors in recruit division 012 present class and 2d Marine Division (MARDIV) guidons in the USS Midway Ceremonial Drill Hall during their boot camp graduation at Navy Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill., on Dec. 10, 2021. U.S. Marine Corps Photo

New Navy recruits will now have 10 weeks of basic training, in the service’s biggest overhaul to training in nearly 20 years.

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Navy Piloting Marketplace Assignment Policy That Aims to Keep Sailors At Sea Longer

Navy Piloting Marketplace Assignment Policy That Aims to Keep Sailors At Sea Longer

Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 1st Class Enrico Rabina, from Round Rock, Texas, signals an F-35B Lightning II assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265 (Reinforced), to take off from the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) in the Philippine Sea on Dec. 5, 2019. U.S. Navy Photo

The Navy is introducing a pilot program with the goal of allowing sailors to spend more time at sea. Read More