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  1. Anthony Jones, second from right, left the Navy as a chief petty officer. He was serving in force protection when he realized the Transportation Security Administration had similar job descriptions that fit his interests, so he jumped to federal civilian service. He now supervises 15 people and 15 working dogs for the TSA in Atlanta. Kevin Liles/kevindliles.com

    Prime Content How to land a federal job: 25 tips from insiders and experts

    You've probably heard that federal agencies give some hiring preferences to veterans.

    • Jul. 7, 2014
  2. Prime Content Initiatives that give vets an edge

    Federal agencies aren't trying to hire veterans just because they think it's a nice thing to do. They've been ordered to do so by their chief executive and board of directors — the president and Congress.

    • Jul. 7, 2014
  3. DARPA officials are partnering with industry to develop a barrier in a can, which could self-deploy with the push of a button and be used downrange instead of Hesco barriers, or perhaps even as a personal protective shield. Cpl. John McCall/Marine Corps

    DARPA calls on industry to develop compact, push-button wall

    The military's lead research agency is working to develop what some are calling a ballistic '

    • Jul. 5, 2014
  4. Prime Content House panel rejects benefits cuts in 2015 defense budget

    In the first official congressional action on the Pentagon's proposed 2015 budget, House lawmakers have rejected proposed cuts in housing allowances and commissary funding, as well as an overhaul of the Tricare system that would increase out-of-pocket cos

    • May. 5, 2014
  5. Prime Content Pay changes run counter to troops' 'cash is king' mantra

    New proposals to shrink military compensation would hit troops in the wallet, almost immediately.

    • Mar. 10, 2014
  6. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, accompanied by Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey, briefs reporters at the Pentagon, where he outlined significant changes to military compensation and troops levels in an effort to balance postwar defense needs with budget realities. Carolyn Kaster / The Associated Press

    Prime Content DoD pushes forward on pay, benefits cuts

    Never in the 40-year history of the all-volunteer force has the Pentagon sought to roll back the existing military compensation package for service members.

    • Mar. 3, 2014
  7. Prime Content No backdoor pay raise for top brass, official says

    The latest Pentagon budget calls for a one-year pay freeze for all general and flag officers.

    • Mar. 3, 2014
  8. Vice Adm. Bill Moran, the chief of Naval Personnel, addressed issues from sea pay to advancements to uniform rules during a Feb. 18 interview with Navy Times staff. Mike Morones/Staff

    CNP's big changes: Higher sea pay, stable advancements and a streamlined uniform board

    Vice Adm. Bill Moran is a man on a mission.

    • Feb. 24, 2014
  9. 100326-N-3327M-103 SAN DIEGO (March 26, 2010) Sailors man the rails on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) as the ship transits into its homeport at Naval Base Coronado. Nimitz and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 returned to its homeport of San Diego after completing an eight-month deployment to the U.S. 5th Fleet and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class James Mitchell/Released) MC3 James Mitchell / U.S. Navy

    Prime Content Shore duty slackers

    Officials are struggling to close thousands of open fleet jobs with the possibility of pulling some sailors off shore duty. That comes, in part, because of those who aren't pulling their weight.

    • Feb. 17, 2014
  10. Scores on exams could be de-emphasized in future advancement calculations for more senior sailors, but would count for more in junior petty officer advancements. Some Navy Times readers said they wanted the tests ditched entirely, while others wanted to modify the focus of the questions. MC3 George M. Bell/Navy

    Prime Content Weight of tests, evals, more would change under advancement plan

    Sailors have griped forever that the advancement rules reward bookworms and penalize gearheads.

    • Feb. 3, 2014
  11. Sailors conduct physical training at Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, in 2011. Four senior enlisted sailors were reprimanded after an investigation into PT that took place during CPO 365 last year. MC2 Stacy D. Laseter/Navy

    Prime Content 4 senior enlisted counseled after 2013 chief-select PT fiasco

    Four Hawaii-based senior enlisted sailors were formally counseled in the wake of a grueling Aug. 30 physical training session that sent 12 chiefs-select at Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, to the hospital for extreme exhaustion, according to a Navy investigation.

    • Jan. 29, 2014
  12. Chief petty officers-select wearing 'CPO Pride' T-shirts participate in a 5K run aboard the future aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford in August. The shirts, which were banned during training under last year's CPO 365 guidance, will be allowed this year. MC1 Joshua Wahl/Navy

    Prime Content MCPON's new rules for CPO 365

    The Navy's top sailor revamped the chief-season rites last year, a controversial move that shook up many chiefs, old and new.

    • Jan. 27, 2014
  13. Prime Content Exclusive details on new pay plans

    With thousands of fleet jobs still open, Navy officials are moving to sweeten the deal to induce more sailors back to sea this year.

    • Jan. 20, 2014
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    Prime Content Report: Fling in Italy sank flagship CO's career

    The 6th Fleet commander fired the skipper of his flagship in late 2012 for carrying on a monthlong extramarital affair in Gaeta, Italy, that was an open secret among his crew, according to details in a newly released Navy investigation.

    • Jan. 13, 2014
  15. Young surface warfare officers listed conning the ship as one of the most satisfying things about their jobs. Here, Ensign Ian Schnur serves as conning officer aboard the destroyer McCampbell in the Pacific Ocean in 2012. MCSN (SW) Declan Barnes/Navy

    Prime Content Survey: SWOs off to rough start

    Ensigns and lieutenants junior grade in the surface fleet are more likely to see themselves leaving the active-duty Navy after their current tour than spending a career as a surface warfare officer, according to a just-completed survey.

    • Jan. 7, 2014
  1. Chiefs list coming next week

    The wait is nearly over for more than 16,000 first class petty officers eager to see if they made chief....

      2:51 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
  2. Jesse Ventura's image and legal battles not over

    Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura got the legal vindication he craved when a jury agreed he had been defamed in slain military sniper Chris Kyle's autobiography....

      7:47 PM, Jul. 30, 2014
  3. Report: Navy Yard response slowed by closed systems

    Investigation reveals new details of a frantic manhunt....

      2:54 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
  4. Future of fast supply ships questioned

    While lawmakers routinely question the Navy about aircraft carriers, submarines, cruisers and other warships, it's rare that the lowly combat logistics force comes into the congressional viewfinder....

      9:18 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
  5. Ex-sailor pleads guilty to sex trafficking child

    A former Navy sailor has pleaded guilty to crossing state lines for sex trafficking of a child....

      7:21 PM, Jul. 30, 2014
  6. Sailor's world-record attempt will benefit wounded warriors

    A sailor based in Washington state is looking to one-up a world record set by a Navy SEAL and raise money for wounded troops — all through the power of pullups....

      11:31 AM, Jul. 31, 2014
  7. No report expected just yet on LCS alternative

    For those of you with July 31 marked on your calendars as a red-letter day in the Navy's Small Surface Combatant (SSC) program — hold that thought....

      9:21 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
  8. SOCOM chief McRaven set to become next chancellor for University of Texas System

    University of Texas System regents on Tuesday selected one of the top U.S. military special operations leaders as the lone finalist for the job of chancellor, overseeing the system's 15 campuses and $14 billion budget....

      4:07 PM, Jul. 30, 2014
  9. PACOM chief: U.S. not worried about Chinese intel ship at RIMPAC

    The head of the Pentagon's Pacific Command said Tuesday that it's 'a little odd' the Chinese government has sent a spy ship to trail the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise currently taking place off the coast of Hawaii — an exercise in which China has f...

      3:28 PM, Jul. 30, 2014
  10. Congrats, O-4! Active-duty staff corps selections announced

    The following active-duty staff corps officers have been selected for promotion to lieutenant commander, according to a fleetwide message, ALNAV 057/14, released Monday:...

      6:00 PM, Jul. 29, 2014
  11. Jury awards Jesse Ventura $1.8M in defamation case against estate of 'American Sniper' author

    Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura won $1.8 million Tuesday in his two-year fight to prove he was defamed by a military sniper and best-selling author who claimed to have punched out Ventura at a bar for bad-mouthing the Navy SEALs....

      9:33 AM, Jul. 30, 2014
  12. Man in military uniform killed in Fayetteville

    Fayetteville police say a man dressed in a military uniform was shot and killed in the parking lot of a local apartment complex....

      11:00 AM, Jul. 31, 2014
  13. Congrats, chief! Selection board results announced

    The Navy today released the names of sailors selected to advance to chief petty officer by the fiscal 2014 selection board....

      4:29 PM, Aug. 2, 2013
  14. Report: Colin Powell, others kept in dark about CIA techniques after 9/11

    A Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks concludes that the agency initially kept the secretary of state and some U.S....

      4:45 PM, Jul. 31, 2014
  15. Japanese urgently search U.S. archives for WWII MIA info

    Racing against time, members of a Japanese organization are combing a New York military museum's World War II records for information they hope will lead to the graves of American servicemen still listed as missing in action on Saipan....

      1:09 PM, Jul. 30, 2014
  16. Sailor under investigation in Facebook rape threat

    The aircraft carrier Nimitz is investigating one of its sailors for allegedly making a rape threat to a delayed entry program recruit on Facebook....

      9:51 AM, Jul. 13, 2014
  17. Navy's weathermen celebrate 90 years

    They have been knocked down from ship's company to ship riders....

      12:26 PM, Jul. 28, 2014
  18. Lending scam: Nearly 18,000 personnel to get debt relief

    New York and 12 other states have settled an investigation into improper lending with a court agreement to shut down the company and expected to provide $92 million in debt relief for 17,800 U.S. military personnel....

      3:04 PM, Jul. 29, 2014
  19. Seabee battalion being decommissioned

    Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 74 is being decommissioned Friday during a ceremony at the Naval Construction Battalion Center Gulfport....

      12:27 PM, Jul. 25, 2014
  20. Report: Female troops struggle to get reproductive health care

    Active-duty women face immense obstacles in accessing sufficient reproductive and sexual health care in the military health system, according to a new report by a Washington, D.C., think tank....

      12:33 PM, Jul. 30, 2014

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