Category Archives: MCPON Russell Smith

COVID-19 Navy Update: CNO and MCPON Message to the Fleet

CNO: Shipmates, it’s the 30th of March, 2020. MCPON Smith and I wanted to provide you and your families an update on COVID-19. During this extraordinary time, what remains constant are our top three priorities: taking care of you and your families, being mission ready, and supporting the whole-of-government effort. MCPON: This past week, we’ve …

COVID-19 Navy Update: CNO and MCPON Message to the Fleet

CNO: Shipmates, it’s the 30th of March, 2020. MCPON Smith and I wanted to provide you and your families an update on COVID-19. During this extraordinary time, what remains constant are our top three priorities: taking care of you and your families, being mission ready, and supporting the whole-of-government effort. MCPON: This past week, we’ve …

Pacific Northwest CDS: How to Use Your Voice, Invoke Positive Change, and Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

By MC1 Sarah Villegas, Office of the MCPON Known for its sprawling mountains, pine forests, and rivers of coffee, the Pacific Northwest (PNW) is a picturesque tourist destination. It’s also home to several navy bases — serving critical warfare areas and providing an environment for the fleet to train, repair and replenish.  MyNavyHr recently brought …

Pacific Northwest CDS: How to Use Your Voice, Invoke Positive Change, and Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

By MC1 Sarah Villegas, Office of the MCPON Known for its sprawling mountains, pine forests, and rivers of coffee, the Pacific Northwest (PNW) is a picturesque tourist destination. It’s also home to several navy bases — serving critical warfare areas and providing an environment for the fleet to train, repair and replenish.  MyNavyHr recently brought …

Pacific Northwest CDS: How to Use Your Voice, Invoke Positive Change, and Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

By MC1 Sarah Villegas, Office of the MCPON Known for its sprawling mountains, pine forests, and rivers of coffee, the Pacific Northwest (PNW) is a picturesque tourist destination. It’s also home to several navy bases — serving critical warfare areas and providing an environment for the fleet to train, repair and replenish.  MyNavyHr recently brought …

MCPON Testifies to Congress, Advocates for Quality of Life Resources

The following is Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Russell Smith’s oral testimony as delivered to the House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies, during a hearing on Quality of Life in the Military on Feb. 7, 2019. Good morning, Chairwoman Wasserman-Schultz, Ranking Member Carter and distinguished members of …

CNO, MCPON Answer Sailors’ Questions During Facebook Live

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Russell Smith answered Sailors’ questions during a Facebook Live all-hands call on the Navy’s Facebook page Dec. 14 at the Pentagon. You can watch the full event above and highlights below.     Perhaps one of the most important things discussed was …

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