Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Chelsea Troy MilburnGunner's Mate 2nd Class Joe Tyson, front, and Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Jake Anderson, both assigned to Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105), man MK 38 MOD 2 mount consoles in the ship's pilot house during an integrated training team (ITT) drill. Dewey is on a scheduled deployment to conduct operations in the Indo-Pacific region. It will also support the Wasp Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) in order to advance U.S. Pacific Fleet's Up-Gunned ESG concept and will train with forward-deployed amphibious ships across all mission areas.

Navy’s pilot shortage may be shored up by 2023, but then the real challenge begins

With full funding the Navy can fill its pilot ranks by 2023, but then it has other issues to deal with.

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Navy to unplug decades-old personnel IT systems, clear way for app-based self service

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Navy starts small with pay for performance pilot

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Air Force ReserveEven the rain cannot stop friends and families from reuniting with Airmen of the 934th Airlift Wing as they return from overseas. The Airmen have been deployed since early 2012 from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Air Reserve Station, Minn. (Shannon McKay)

To boost retention, Air Force wants smoother transitions between reserve, active service

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On DoD: Navy asks Congress for more authority to sidestep ‘up-or-out’ personnel system

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Navy asks Congress for more authority to sidestep ‘up-or-out’ personnel system

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Why are so few troops signing up for one of DoD’s most flexible personnel pilot programs?

The Defense Department and some lawmakers want to make the program, which lets troops take a sabbatical to go back to school or care for a sick loved one,…

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Navy keeping a fishing line in talented sailors who leave force

The Navy is giving sailors leaving the force a golden ticket to return to active duty.

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Paul Nakasone

Military seeks seasoned industry professionals as next cyber warriors, but they’ll have to start at the bottom

A few months into the Army’s pilot program to directly commission cyber officers, Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone says entry-level pay isn’t cutting it.

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