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 those going up for Petty Officer Third, Second and First Class. E1 and E2 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 & reserves, 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.
A private area for Chief and Selectees to lounge, ponder, and help others. You can always come to the comfort of this forum to ask questions, get help, or simply chat with other selectees or Chiefs and meet new people. This is a great area for networking!
To join, I need your name and other details plus I need the online copy of the Selectee NAVADMIN as well.
Please remember that the guidelines are still in place.
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.
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 (TAP), also known as Transition GPS, 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 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
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.