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Along with transporting and deploying military personnel and equipment, the United States Navy responds to disaster relief needs around the world. Among their primary objectives are to win wars and deter aggression.

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To cross rate, or change jobs, in the Navy, one must verify that they meet the minimum requirements, meet the chain of command, complete the enlisted personnel action request form and ensure they have completed all the necessary training. A Navy career counselor supplies the guidelines for each indi

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Customers can find Old Navy locations through the store locator tool on OldNavy.Gap.com, as of July 2015. The tool lists nearby stores and displays them on a map.

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Navy "A" school is the advanced or technical training a sailor moves on to after finishing boot camp. During "A" school, the restrictions imposed at basic training are gradually eased, and students are faced with the increased freedom and responsibilities of regular sailor life.

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The U.S. Navy maintains a war fleet composed of aircraft carriers, amphibious assault ships, cruisers, destroyers and submarines. Filling out the fleet are littoral combat ships designed for operations close to shore.

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The United States Navy has about 430 ships, including those that are currently active, being built or on reserve. This tally of ships consists of several different types, including aircraft carriers, destroyers, submarines, frigates, littoral combat ships, cruisers and amphibious assault ships.

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To join the Navy, contact a Navy recruiter in the local area, and meet the eligibility criteria. The requirement criteria can vary based on personal experience, educational background and personal circumstances.

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Basic Navy training for enlisted recruits takes place at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center north of Chicago, Illinois. Training at this center lasts from seven to nine weeks, with recruits spending that time attending classes, working on marching, drilling and other physical conditioning, and le

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Navy ranks begin with Chief Warrant Officers and end with Fleet Admiral, a wartime-only rank. In between are junior officers -- Ensigns, Lieutenants Junior Grade, Lieutenants, Lieutenant Commanders -- and senior officers -- Commanders and Captains. Rear Admiral, Lower and Higher Half, Vice Admiral a

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The lowest commissioned officer rank in the U.S. Navy is Ensign, followed by Lieutenant Junior Grade, Lieutenant, Lieutenant Commander, Commander and Captain. The next ranks are Rear Admiral (lower half), Rear Admiral (upper half), Vice Admiral and Admiral. The highest rank, Fleet Admiral, is only u