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Navy Updates from The Military Report

  • Navy Personnel Command Moves Website
    Navy Personnel Command's (NPC) website has a new home - on the cloud. The address for the NPC site is www.npc.navy.mil, and onc...
  • New Navy Maternity Leave Policy
    The U.S. Navy has announced that effective immediately, women who serve in the Navy and Marine Corps will have 18 weeks of mate...
  • Navy Going Green
    The U.S. Navy's goal is to reduce petroleum consumption by the non-tactical vehicle fleet is 50% by 2020. The Navy is implement...
  • New Services for Navy Lodging
    The Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) and its vendor partner, ViaSat, have announced that they are upgrading personal tele...
  • Sailors Can Get Profile Sheets via E-Mail
    The Navy Advancement Center (NAC) has announced a new service that allows Sailors to request to receive profile sheet updates v...
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Navy Spec Ops

  • SWCC crewmen
    Navy Special Warfare Command (NSW)
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    Naval Special Warfare Command leads the Navy's special operations force and the maritime component of United States Special Ope...
  • US Navy SEALs
    Navy SEALs: Missions
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    SEALs are required to utilize a combination of specialized training, equipment, and tactics in completion of Special Operation ...
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Get Navy Fit

  • Navy Physical Readiness Test (PRT) Overview
    Navy Physical Readiness Test (PRT) Overview
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    The Navy Physical Readiness Test consists of push-ups, curl-ups (sit-ups), and either running or swimming.
  • Navy Body Composition Assessment
    Navy Body Composition Assessment
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    The Navy Physical Fitness Assessment includes Body Composition Assessment (BCA) and Physical Readiness Test (PRT) is conducted ...
  • Navy EOD - Diver Training
    Navy EOD - Diver Training
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    Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) and Navy Diver are two separate professions within the Navy Special Operations community
  • Navy Physical Fitness Program
    Navy Physical Fitness Program
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    The Navy's Physical readiness tests, which include associated height/weight/body fat measurements, are conducted twice each yea...
  • Creating a Circuit Training Routine
    Creating a Circuit Training Routine
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    Often people like to use the circuit workout as a form to quickly get through a workout routine yet still workout effectively.

The U.S. Navy was founded on October 13, 1775, with the Department of the Navy established in 1798. The Navy's mission is to “maintain, train and equip combat-ready naval forces capable of winning wars, deterring aggression and maintaining freedom of the seas," and it does so with warfare specialities that include aviation, surface warfare, nuclear submarines, special forces, and support services. 

There are approximately 326,000 sailors serving actively in the U.S. Navy today with an additional 110,000 reserve personnel.

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