Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Getting rid of GMT as we know it?

Sleeping while studying, from Wikipedia
 Is the Navy ditching GMT with it's NAVADMIN 213/15?

Not quite, but it is cutting down a lot. Read the whole thing, but essentially there is:

- Standardized Core Training that must be done face to face and in a certain manner, due to lawful restrictions (thank your Congressman/woman for that). The list is small: SAPR (paired with Sexual Assault and EO/SH Grievance Training) and Suicide Prevention.

- Standardized Core Training that can be done on NKO: Combating Trafficking in Persons (CTIP) General Awareness, Antiterrorism Level I Awareness, Cyber Security Awareness, Counterintelligence Awareness and Reporting, Operations Security, Privacy and Personally Identifiable Information and Records Management

- Training that must be done once a deployment, or every two years if you don't deploy. The list is still small: Alcohol, Drugs, and Tobacco Awareness, Stress Management, Domestic Violence Prevention and Reporting and Sexual Health and Responsibility. You can use NKO or command material.

- Training that is at the discretion of the CO and has no periodicity: Physical Readiness, Hazing Policy and Prevention, Personal Financial Management, Operational Risk Management and Energy Policy.

Missing is pregnancy prevention, fraternization and a lot of other random ones that I won't miss.

This is a move in the right direction. Well done Navy, well done.