Along with transporting and deploying military personnel and equipment, the United StatesÂ Navy responds to disaster reliefÂ needs around the world. Among their primary objectives are to win wars and deter aggression.
The U.S. Navy provides a list of ships on its website, Navy.mil. To locate the list, click on About, and choose FAQs. Scroll down the alphabetical list of topics to Ships - What Happened to My Ship, and select List of Active Navy Ships from the choices.
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 sai...
The order of commissioned officers from lowest seniority to highest is Ensign, Lieutenant Junior Grade, Lieutenant, Lieutenant Commander, Commander, Captain, Rear Admiral (lower half), Rear Admiral (upper half), Vice Admiral, Admiral and Fleet Admiral. It should be note...
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 Chief of Naval Operations, Shore and Fleet Organizatio...
A general discharge from the military means that a service member’s completion of military service was less than honorable. Illness, injury or unacceptable behavior, such as drug abuse, may lead to a general discharge.
"Chapters for discharges" refers to the legal reasons for administratively separating an enlisted soldier from the United States Army under the Uniform Code of Military Justice. The type of discharge the soldier receives can range from honorable to dishonorable.