Tag Archives: Navy Recruiting Command

Navy Used 16-Year-Old Law Made to Boost Army Recruiting to Raise Enlistment Age for Sailors

Navy Used 16-Year-Old Law Made to Boost Army Recruiting to Raise Enlistment Age for Sailors

Recruits with the 64th Annual Recruit Cardinal Division stand at attention during a pass-in-review graduation ceremony inside Midway Ceremonial Drill Hall at Recruit Training Command, Nov. 4, 2022. US Navy Photo

The Navy will now allow men and women up to age 41 to enlist in the service, a new change in policy for which it has the Army to thank. Read More

Navy Offering Up to $50K in Recruiting Bonuses

Navy Offering Up to $50K in Recruiting Bonuses

Sailors assigned to Navy Talent Acquisition Group Philadelphia participate in the Navywide E-7 advancement exam held at Navy Operational Support Center in New Castle, Del., on Jan. 19. US Navy Photo

The Navy is offering recruitment bonuses of up to $50,000 as a new incentive, the sea service announced Friday. Read More

Navy Announces Slew of Promotions, Including New Head of Submarine Force Pacific

Navy Announces Slew of Promotions, Including New Head of Submarine Force Pacific

Gen. John Hyten, commander of U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), center, discusses submarine maintenance with Rear Adm. Jeffrey Jablon, commander of Submarine Group 10, left, and Capt. Paul Dinius, commanding officer of the Trident Refit Facility, at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Ga. US Navy photo.

The Navy this week announced a series of promotions and new assignments for flag officers, including a new head of submarine forces in the Pacific. Read More

COVID-19 Pandemic Pushing Navy to 100 Percent Virtual Recruiting

COVID-19 Pandemic Pushing Navy to 100 Percent Virtual Recruiting

MILLINGTON, Tenn. (March 13, 2020) Lt. Rob Slye reviews available jobs in the Personalized Recruiting for Immediate and Delayed Enlistment (PRIDE) office. Navy photo

Naval operations might be slowed because of the Department of Defense’s work trying to stop the spread of COVID-19, but the service’s need for new sailors hasn’t abated. Read More

Navy Drops TV Ads: Trades Super Bowl Spots for Esports, YouTube

Navy Drops TV Ads: Trades Super Bowl Spots for Esports, YouTube

Information Systems Technician Alexavier Simmons aboard USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78), plays video games during the ship’s first underway in 2017. US Navy Photo

The Navy is punting on television advertising and won’t roll out a new ad campaign in time for the Super Bowl. Instead, the service will spend virtually all its advertising money in the digital realm. Read More

Short on Personnel, Army Recruiters Try Poaching Navy Officer Candidates on Reddit

Short on Personnel, Army Recruiters Try Poaching Navy Officer Candidates on Reddit

THE PENTAGON — The Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force all hit their Fiscal Year 2018 recruiting targets, but the Army missed its goal by more than a regiment’s worth of troops – 6,528 active duty soldiers– according to a recently released Department of Defense report. With a shortfall looming, at least one Army recruiter took to the Navy-themed Reddit page, r/navy, in an apparent attempt to woo Navy personnel. Read More

Navy End Strength Not on Pace to Run a 355-Ship Fleet

Navy End Strength Not on Pace to Run a 355-Ship Fleet

Recruits from Recruit Training Command at Naval Station Great Lakes prepare to parade the state flags of the U.S. for the opening ceremony of the 2017 Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games. US Navy Photo

Recent challenges to Navy recruiting and retention have left the sea service 11,000 sailors short of its required manpower level in the short term, and about 50,000 sailors short of the estimated force needed to crew a 355-ship fleet. Read More

Navy Recruiting's New Tagline 'Forged by the Sea' Launches Saturday

Navy Recruiting’s New Tagline ‘Forged by the Sea’ Launches Saturday

“Forged by the Sea” is the Navy’s new tagline to be used in recruiting advertisements. The new tagline will be unveiled during Saturday’s Army-Navy football game. US Navy photo.

 “Forged by the Sea” – the Navy’s new recruiting tagline – is being unveiled Saturday in a commercial scheduled to air during the second quarter of the annual Army-Navy football game.

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