The Retirement Journey

The decision to stay in the current retirement system or opt-in to the Blended Retirement System, a modernized retirement system, is an important and irrevocable decision that eligible Sailors must make based on their own individual circumstances. In fact, it’s probably the most important financial decision in their naval careers. So, it’s important for all Sailors – either …

Enhanced Force Protection for Navy Recruiters

By Rear Admiral Jeff Hughes Former commander, Navy Recruiting Command It has been two years since the attack on the Navy Recruiting Station and Navy Operational Support Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Over the years, the Navy has developed a robust anti-terrorism force protection (ATFP) program to support our afloat units and ashore forces on Navy …

Enhanced Force Protection for Navy Recruiters

By Rear Admiral Jeff Hughes Former commander, Navy Recruiting Command It has been two years since the attack on the Navy Recruiting Station and Navy Operational Support Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Over the years, the Navy has developed a robust anti-terrorism force protection (ATFP) program to support our afloat units and ashore forces on Navy …

Families and Caregivers: Essential element in athletes’ recovery and rehabilitation

The 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games have been an opportunity for families and caregivers of wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans to share common experiences and celebrate the accomplishments of their service members and families in overcoming adversity and thriving. Thirty-nine athletes competed June 30 to July 8 on behalf of Team …

Service Dogs: More than Man’s Best Friend for Team Navy Athletes

Dogs are often called man’s best friend. For Team Navy athletes at the 2017 Department of Defense Warrior Games, their service dogs are more than that. In this video, athletes and their families explain why the dogs are a big part of the athletes themselves and also the team.   U.S. Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist …