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The Navy secretary held a limited town hall with selected residents last weekend. Now, residents are calling for a more comprehensive in-person event.
By Karen Jowers
Navy will reevaluate discharge upgrade applications for sailors, Marines with PTSD, TBI, other conditions
Decisions from the Naval Discharge Review Board since March 2, 2012, will automatically be reviewed if the applicant didn’t receive an upgrade to honorable discharge. Sailors and Marines who were separated before that time can reapply.
The pilot program allows service members to earn an associate’s degree, with courses starting in January 2022.
In a message to sailors and Marines, Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro laid out the “four C's” that the former Navy officer sees as vital challenges for the department: China, culture, climate and COVID.
The secretary of the Navy and chief of naval operations announced new assignments for 12 rear admirals Monday.
By Harm Venhuizen