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  1. A Coast Guard forcewide survey is designed to get enlisted members' feedback on their day-to-day work, which will inform the effort to update exams and advancement courses. PO3 Peter Brown/Coast Guard

    Enlisted training overhaul in the works in Coast Guard

    Coast Guard leaders are looking to overhaul enlisted professional education, but they first want to hear what Coasties want.

    • Oct. 25, 2014
  2. Chief Boatswain's Mate (SW) Nikita Bibbs is piped aboard the chief's mess of the cruiser San Jacinto in a Tuesday ceremony aboard the battleship Wisconsin. Mark D. Faram / Navy Times

    19-year sailor makes chief on final try

    For Nikita Bibbs, Tuesday offered a new beginning after thinking his career was over.

    • Sep. 17, 2014
  3. Navy leaders recall the chiefs who shaped them

    On Sept. 16th, 3,794 sailors will don the coveted rank and anchors of a Navy chief petty officer a lifetime goal for many.

    • Sep. 16, 2014
  4. Capt. Michael Wettlaufer, above, CO of the carrier John C. Stennis, promotes sailors to first class petty officer via the command advancement program on Sept. 3. New PO3 Purnell Richardson, left, is greeted by Capt. Patrick Shea of the cruiser Gettysburg during a 2011 CAP ceremony. MC Ignacio D. Perez / Navy

    Navy overhauls spot promotions

    Thousands more sailors will soon be eligible to advance without the hassle of an advancement exam, and make the move up to 12 months early.

    • Sep. 14, 2014
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