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Navy Putting $1B Behind New Enlisted Training Regime


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The Navy is moving forward with its plan overhaul new sailor training, intending to spend $930 million on specialized skill training that includes an initiative replacing A-school education with computer-based waterfront learning.


Called Ready, Relevant Learning (RRL), the plan wants to put sailors to the fleet faster and deliver training at the waterfront using computer-based courses at points in their careers when these skills will be needed.

The Navy touts the program will save nearly $1.3 billion through Fiscal Year 2021. However, the Navy is proposing spending almost that much money in just FY 2019 alone to buy the equipment needed to push training out to the waterfront, according to Pentagon information on the program obtained by USNI News. https://news.usni.org/2018/02/23/ready-relevant-learning-pushing-out-to-the-fleet

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