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
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
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
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
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
“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.