The Navy Physical Readiness Test Instruction is an official document detailing the policies and standards for the Navy's Physical Readiness Program. As of 2014, the most recent Navy PRT Instruction, designated OPNAVINST ... More » Government & Politics Military

As of 2015, the Standard Navy Distribution List is a directory that provides the proper mailing addresses for all United States Navy commands. Produced at the Washington Navy Yard by the Office of the Assistant Vice Chie... More » Government & Politics Military

Candidates for the Navy Nuclear Power School must be U.S. citizens, must meet the physical standards of the Navy, and must be between 19 and 28 years old, except in special circumstances. They must be at least B-average ... More » Government & Politics Military
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