The SG spoke to the Senate Appropriations Committee today. You can see his opening remarks here:
His full written comments can be seen here:
Thanks to a colleague of mine, I recently learned that you can get Audio Digest for free. All you need to do is log into this link from a computer at a MTF:
This registration page should acknowledge you’re in the Defense Health Agency.
Does this work from a USMC computer? Probably not, but I’m honestly not sure.
There’s a big push to grow the Navy. This is one of the reasons you can no longer get out early.
Another way to grow the Navy is to increase retention, and the Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) has directed people to do just that…increase retention. The focus is on command sponsorship, command indoctrination, career development boards, mentorship, ombudsman programs, and Sailor performance recognition.
You can read about these efforts here:
The Uniformed Services University School of Medicine has a new on-line faculty appointment system. You can read about it in this newsletter:
You can see an on-line tutorial about how to use it here:
Anyone interested in this position is supposed to route the requested documents to CDR Frank Mullens at BUMED via their Specialty Leader (with Detailer concurrence) by 11 MAY. Here is the information:
This article is an interesting read about continued efforts to revise the Navy personnel system:
There have been a few recent updates from the most senior leaders of the Navy:
- Here’s an article about the CNO’s new leadership training – CNO’s New Navy Leadership Training Emphasizes Character, Ethics
- Here’s the new Navy Leader Development Framework.
- Here’s an article from the Vice CNO about raising our leadership standards – Raising Our Standards