Sailors with E-1 through E-4 ranks will now be promoted based on time in service and commander recommendation, the Navy announced through a NAVADMIN last week. Read More
Sailors and Marines who need to go out of state for an abortion will have 21 days to travel and undergo the procedure, according to new Navy guidance published this week. Read More
Some senior enlisted members in the special warfare community have a chance to earn a retention bonus of up to $100,000, the Navy announced in a new memo. Read More
The number of at-sea billets the Navy needs to fill continues to grow as the service works to incentivize sailors to take the jobs, according to the latest numbers from the Navy Personnel Command. Read More
This story has been updated to reflect a clarification in the officers eligible for the bonus.
A new Navy program will offer $20,000 per year to members of the submarine community in a bid to increase retention. Read More
The Navy is canceling early separation programs and encouraging delayed separation as it aims to retain more sailors, especially in sea billets. Read More
New naval guidance for operating under COVID-19 will include shorter isolation periods for those with the virus, as the Navy moves to a fully vaccinated fleet. Read More
This post has been updated to include comments from Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby.
All active-duty Marines will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Nov. 28 or face separation, according to new guidance from the Marine Corps. Read More
This story has been updated with additional information about the Navy vaccine mandate.
All active-duty Navy personnel must be vaccinated by Nov. 28 or face separation, according to a Navy administrative message released Wednesday. Read More
The following is a Dec. 2, 2019 Navy message to the fleet from Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday. The guidance outlines Gilday’s ethical priorities for the service during his tenure. Read More