This is where you will find the latest news about this forum including tips, help, forum status and updates or changes to the guidelines. You can also use this to help fix issues or letting me know if you are have problems with the forum such as changing your profile settings or whatnot.
This forum contains news of interest to enlisted Sailors and their family about the United States Navy in general, scuttlebutt, events and news that may not fit in other categories. News sources may come from the Navy or from the commercial media. Additionally included is a sub-forum related to official Navy policy.
This forum has topics such as the Montgomery G.I. Bill, college credits, and tuition assistance for active duty and reserve who are continuing their college education. In addition, this forum included Navy training such as rating schools, degree roadmap, GMT, and other enlisted training.
The Navy advancement forum covers results, exam, study material and NAVADMINS related to advancement for E-4 through E-6. E-1 and E-2 are encouraged to join as well. This is a good place to ask questions about bibliography for advancement in rate, professional military knowledge (PMK-EE) and occupational standards.
This forum is for First Class Petty Officers, Active & Reserve, who are preparing for advancement to Chief. Information includes the selection board process, precepts, quotas, board results and more. Information on Senior and Master Chief are posted here as well.
The Enlisted to Officer Forum covers topics related to applying to the various officer programs including STA-21, LDO/ CWO, Medical Service Corps in Service Procurement Program (MSC-IPP), Nuclear LDO, Medical Enlisted Commissioning Program (MECP), Seaman to Admiral, Enlisted Commissioning Programs and Naval Academy admissions for enlisted active & reserve.
This is an area for Navy Officers. This is not the enlisted to officer programs area which is in a separate category up above. Even though this website was built for the enlisted, we have always had officers join up to contribute information and files or to read up on the latest Navy news. Let's see if we can return the favor.
In this area I will post specific items that may be of interest to Officers of the United States Navy.
Here you can discuss your electronic service record including corrections and submission of documents to PSD or your command admin. You want to make sure your service records contain no errors that could negatively impact your career. You also want to ensure you have a self service ESR account.
Included in this section are announcements of any instructions or other documents that have been deleted, updated or added.
This forum provides information on pay, benefits, bonuses and related topics. Other topics include sea pay, Selective Reenlistment Bonus (SRB), Involuntary Separation Pay (ISP), special & incentive pay, per diem, Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH), Basic Allowance for Subsistence (BAS), travel pay and more. Related NPC and Bupers news and NAVADMINS will be included here.
Topics in this forum cover the Physical Readiness Test (PRT), grooming, uniform, awards and evaluations. Bupers and NPC messages, NAVADMINS, and regulation changes or updates will be located here as well.
The Transition Assistance Program, provides separating and retiring members the training, skills and tools to help them transition into the civilian world. Whether you plan on seeking technical training, a higher education, entering the workforce or simply retiring, you do want to take advantage of this program.
Topics in this forum are installations, both in the United States and overseas. Topics may include DoD Command & Control, regional commands, BRAC, base closures, joint commands and other military installations.
Topics for enlisted Sailors, veterans, reserve, spouses and family that cover pistol, rifle & shotgun training, marksmanship, techniques, equipment and safety. Also to ask questions about getting qualified or join the Navy Marksmanship Team
Navy Sailors visiting this forum have a big interest in Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP) encounters (otherwise known as unidentified flying objects (UFOs)) that happen with Navy ships, aircraft and personnel. Any related stories about those encounters will be posted here. The Pentagon now has a formal procedure for reporting those encounters and it appears that of all military branches, the Navy has had the most encounters with UAPs.
This topic covers conflict and areas of responsibility that influence our Navy's deployment to different parts of the world. This may help show Sailors, family, and friends why our ships and aircraft are taxed and why Sailors have their deployment extended in addition to why they work so many hours.