The Navy is incorporating virtual environments and distance learning so sailors can get training they need and not spend long periods away from their duty stations. It’s all part of the long term effort known as Sailor 2025.
The Navy is testing a new evaluation system that it says will be more objective, deliver greater fidelity in measuring sailors’ performance. The end goal is to use the scores to help inform servicemembers’ compensation packages.
Navy could announce 21 weeks of paternity leave as soon as next month, but the boost would require a change in DoD policy.
The service argues that in too many cases, the decision to pursue advanced educational degrees carries seriously negative career implications.