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December 2016 Blog Posts (4)

Navy has decided to reverse the decision and restore ratings!

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy is scrapping its decision to eliminate dozens of enlisted sailors' job titles, including many that end in "man," after hitting an onslaught of opposition from the force.

The decision to drop long-held traditional titles and instead refer to sailors by their rank was announced in September and signaled a sharp cultural shift for the Navy. Three months later, after hearing persistent complaints and questions from sailors around the world, Navy leaders are…


Added by Jim Decota on December 20, 2016 at 11:49pm — 3 Comments


I have an issue - having inertial fibrosis - scaring of the lungs from asbestos.  Served on the USS Springfield (CLG 7), two MSO's:

USS Exultant (MSO 441) and USS Dominant (MSO 440).  Any other sweep sailor dealing w/similar lung issues.

Added by Robert P. Macey on December 18, 2016 at 10:13am — No Comments

Retirement benefits

I lost touch w/my financial benefits - what would be due to my wife if I should kick off before her.  I have VGLI.  I read some where that my wife would only get 55% of my pension.  Is that true?

Added by Robert P. Macey on December 18, 2016 at 10:08am — No Comments

Wild Orchid Resort

I am going to stayat the Wild Orchid Resort on my visit to the PI.  It should be fun.

Added by william c. mitchell on December 16, 2016 at 7:09pm — No Comments

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