Chief Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician Samuel Pitts, from Colorado Springs, Colorado, who is assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5, receives his chief petty officer combination cover during a chief petty officer pinning ceremony at Naval Base Guam.
Electronic Technician (Navigation) Seaman Travis Parks, assigned to Commander, Submarine Squadron Fifteen, from Chattanooga, Tenn., paints a bathroom wall during a community relations project at Guahan Academy Charter School in preparation for the school year.
The Navy announced changes to the 2019 Meritorious Advancement Program (MAP) Season Two, in NAVADMIN 176/19, outlining the shift to an automation of the MAP process within Navy Standard Integrated Personnel System (NSIPS).
Sailors assigned to Navy Expeditionary Forces Command Pacific’s (NEFCPAC) battle staff participate in a ruck march to conduct protective gear shake down and familiarization as part of command physical training.
The summer season is a very busy time for permanent change of station (PCS) moves for Sailors and their families. While uprooting and moving somewhere different can be challenging, the Navy is overhauling the PCS experience to reduce the stress for Sailors and their families.
Brazo de Mercedes (Arm of Mercedes) is an interesting Filipino dessert that has sparked intrigue into its true origin. Whether it was named after an actual Filipina grandmother or if it was inspired by Hispanic influences, what may offer a clue is the use of a lot of egg yolks.