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Thank You Chief

By Vice Adm. Bill Moran Chief of Naval Personnel Today, on this 122nd Birthday of the Mess, there is no greater honor than to salute our Chief Petty Officers – past, present and future.   As the conscience of our Navy, Chiefs keep us grounded in our proudest traditions, while always looking …

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Happy 122nd Birthday Chief Petty Officers!

A message from the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy:Chief Petty Officers,On April 1st, we will celebrate 122 years of excellence. One thing that CPOs have always excelled at, despite the challenges, is our ability to recognize and implement change.  If I could coin one word for this year’s …

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Silent Professionals: History of the Rank of Chief Petty Officer

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Daniel Garas Defense Logistics Agency Public Affairs Since the days of antiquity, highly skilled seamen have been prized for their knowledge and skill. As vessels grew more complex, duties began to split into different responsibilities, which evolved into a rating system that was first …

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