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  Chief of Naval Operations - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) is the senior military officer in the United States Navy.
The CNO is an admiral (four-star) and is responsible to the Secretary of the Navy for the command, utilization of resources and operating efficiency of the operating forces of the Navy and of the Navy shore activities assigned by the Secretary.
This structure, in which the service chiefs are responsible for personnel and readiness issues, while the combatant commanders are operationally responsible for the command of the military forces, is intended to allow the United States military the ability to function as a coherent whole.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chief_of_Naval_Operations   (234 words)

  
 RG45: Records of the Chief of Naval Operations, 1887-1945.
The creation of the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations by a naval appropriations act of March 3, 1915 (38 Stat 928), was the culmination of efforts made by the Congress and the Secretary of the Navy to bring more efficient administration to the Navy Department.
The NOTS directed the operation of this fleet of vessels engaged in carrying supplies to naval forces in Europe and assisting the Army in transporting and supplying the American Expeditionary Forces in France.
In June 1918 a Historical Section was organized in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations under the direction of Rear Adm. William Kimball and was composed primarily of staff detailed from the Office of Naval Intelligence.
www.history.navy.mil /library/guides/rg45-cno.htm   (9024 words)

  
 III. THE CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS—HIS STAFF AND DUTIES
All orders issued by the Chief of Naval Operations in performing the duties assigned him are per­formed under the authority of the Secretary of the Navy, and his orders are considered as emanating from the Secretary and have full force and effect as such.
To assist the Chief of Naval Operations in performing the duties of his office there are authorized by law for this exclusive duty not less than fifteen officers of and above the rank of lieutenant commander of the Navy or major of the Marine Corps.
The Chief of Naval Operations shall, under the direction of the Secretary of the Navy, be charged with the operations of the fleet and with the preparation and readiness of plans for its use in war, (Act of 3 Mar. 1915.)
www.ibiblio.org /pha/pha/narrative/03.html   (2333 words)

  
 U.S. Naval Air Operations, WWII   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Lessons learned from operating the carriers as a single group of six, as two groups of three, and as three groups of two, provided the basis for many tactics which later characterized carrier task force operations.
A total of 11 Naval Aviators participated in combat operations from the cockpits of P-51s while assigned to the 111TH TRS in support of the campaign in Italy and the invasion of southern France.
Operations were supported by a replenishment group and an antisubmarine group, both with escort carriers in their complement, and were supplemented (after 16 July) by operations of British Carrier Task Force 37 (Vice Admiral H. Rawlings, RN) of four carriers and screen.
home.att.net /~ww2aviation/USNair.html   (19654 words)

  
 VPNAVY - VP-43 History Summary Page - VP Patrol Squadron
The boundaries of the Naval Coastal Frontiers are as prescribed in Annex I, Appendix I, WPL-46.
The boundaries of Coastal Frontiers, Naval Coastal Frontiers, Coastal Zones Sectors, and Sub-sectors, are defined in Joint Action of the Army and the Navy 1935, as modified by Annex I of Appendix I. The Naval Coastal Frontiers in the WESTERN ATLANTIC AREA are: a.
The boundaries of Coastal Frontiers, Naval Coastal Frontiers, Coastal Zones, Sectors, and Sub-sectors, are defined in "Joint Action of the Army and the Navy, 1935," as modified by Annex I of Appendix I. The Naval Coastal Frontiers in the PACIFIC AREA are: a.
www.vpnavy.com /vp43_pearl.html   (15671 words)

  
 Jeremy Michael Boorda, Admiral, United States Navy
As CINCSOUTH, Admiral Boorda was in command of all NATO forces engaged in operations enforcing UN sanctions against the warring factions in the former Republic of Yugoslavia.
Navy Secretary John H. Dalton placed in Boorda's file a recent letter from Elmo Zumwalt Jr., the chief of naval operations during the Vietnam War, that asserts it was "appropriate, justified and proper" for Boorda to attach the small bronze combat V's to the ribbons on his uniform.
Boorda, who was 56 and chief of naval operations, shot himself through the chest at his home in the Washington Navy Yard on May 16, 1996, shortly after learning that two magazine reporters were coming to question him about his right to wear the disputed awards.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /borda.htm   (3265 words)

  
 Guide to Federal Records - Records of the office of the Chief of Naval Operations [OCNO]
Functions: Advises the President, Secretary of the Navy, and Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) on the administration of the navy and on naval warfare.
Reorganized to include Chief of Naval Operations; Vice Chief of Naval Operations; and Deputy Chiefs of Naval Operations for Personnel, Administration, Operations, Logistics, Air, and Special Weapons, by EO 9635, September 29, 1945, and an act of March 5, 1948 (62 Stat.
Transferred to the jurisdiction of the Aid for Naval Operations, Office of the Secretary of the Navy, 1909; and to the OCNO, 1915.
www.archives.gov /research/guide-fed-records/groups/038.html   (4195 words)

  
 The US Navy - Chief of Naval Operations
Statement of Admiral Michael G. Mullen, Chief Of Naval Operations, CNO’s Posture Hearing, FY 2007 Budget, 1 March 2006
CNO Discusses the Importance of CFC, 24 October 2006
Naval Action, an article published in Military Officer, 1 October 2006
www.navy.mil /navydata/leadership/ldrDisplay.asp?m=11   (269 words)

  
 Forrest Percival Sherman, Admiral, United States Navy
After three years as Chief of Aviation Ordnance in the Bureau of Ordnance, he was assigned to the USS Ranger in 1936, and in 1937, promoted to Commander, was made Fleet Aviation Officer on the staff of the Commander of the U.S. Fleet.
In January 1948 he was put in command of Naval forces in the Mediterranean, which were reorganized in June as the 6th Fleet, and in November 1949 he became the Chief of Naval Operations with the rank of Admiral.
On 26 July Admiral Sherman's body was moved from the Naval Hospital to the Washington National Cathedral, where it remained in the Bethlehem Chapel from the afternoon of the 26th to the afternoon of the 27th.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /fpsherman.htm   (3026 words)

  
 THANK YOU CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS MIKE MULLEN
Once again, new Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Mike Mullen, has shown decisive leadership and no-nonsense action in showing the door to one of former CNO Vern Clark's most favored pets - relieved of command Capt. Ruth Cooper.
Cooper was fired as commander of the Naval Station Newport, R.I. in 2003 for a myriad of good reasons, including financial irregularities and her vicious harassment and cruelty towards highly-respected Chief Petty Officer Joe Sweeney.
The new chief of naval operation's recent speech to a gathering of senior chiefs, in which he dubbed himself a "sailor" and praised the CPO's for being the backbone of the Navy, has won him high marks from all ranks.
www.militarycorruption.com /mullen2.htm   (472 words)

  
 Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The holder of this post is the senior enlisted member of the U.S. Navy, equivalent to the Sergeant Major of the Army, Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard.
They are appointed by the Chief of Naval Operations to serve as a spokesperson to address the issues of enlisted personnel to the highest positions in the Navy.
As such, they are the senior enlisted advisor to the CNO and Chief of Naval Personnel.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Master_Chief_Petty_Officer_of_the_Navy   (604 words)

  
 US CODE: Title 10,5031. Office of the Chief of Naval Operations: function; composition
The function of the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations is to assist the Secretary of the Navy in carrying out his responsibilities.
(7) The Chief of Chaplains of the Navy.
(c) Except as otherwise specifically prescribed by law, the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations shall be organized in such manner, and its members shall perform such duties and have such titles, as the Secretary may prescribe.
www.law.cornell.edu /uscode/10/usc_sec_10_00005031----000-.html   (199 words)

  
 Teamwork, flexibility, & sustained combat power: Interview with Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Vern Clark Sea Power ...
Vern Clark assumed duty as chief of naval operations on 21 July 2000.
With personnel retention and operational readiness rates now reaching their highest levels in many years, Clark said he will maintain a "laser focus" on recapitalization during the year ahead to avoid placing the Navy's future readiness at risk.
When nations are called upon to contribute to military operations, they oftentimes do so with their navy-for the same reason that we do.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3738/is_200210/ai_n9143564   (991 words)

  
 Venezuela - Naval Flags - Part 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The naval ensign of Venezuela is the national flag with the Coat of Arms in the upper left corner.
The remaining naval rank flags of this pattern (for admirals) already show the anchor patter used latter.
I suppose that default rank of Chief of Naval Operations might be that of an admiral (so 3 stars), and that other admirals use this "default" flag.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/ve~.html   (1474 words)

  
 Chiefs of Naval Operations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) is the Navy's senior flag officer, and takes precedence over all other officers in the naval service.
He is the Navy representative on the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), keeps the Secretary of the Navy informed on JCS activities and decisions, and is reponsible to the Secretary for the management of the Navy.
The post of Chief of Naval Operations was established by Act of Congress in 1915 and Admiral William S. Benson was appointed as the first CNO.
www.history.navy.mil /faqs/faq35-1.htm   (214 words)

  
 Special Operations.Com
Established in 1987, FAST Company is comprised of 500+ Marines equipped to perform security missions as directed by the Chief of Naval Operations.
It also can be tailored for specific tasks from the Chief of Naval Operations.
Operation SHARP EDGE in Jan 1991, USMC Fleet Antiterrorist Security Team (FAST) relieved the Marine Amphibious Readiness Group at U.S. Embassy in Monrovia, Liberia providing security.
www.specialoperations.com /USMC/FAST/default.html   (2020 words)

  
 Naval Institute Members Only: Board of Directors and Honorary Officers Bios
Following his operational tour, Chris worked in the Pentagon as Aide to the Chief of the Naval Reserve.
In this position, he participated in Operation Desert Storm, the United Nations Operations in Somalia and NATO Operations in and around the Former Republic of Yugoslavia.
Pat’s educational achievements include a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from the College of New Rochelle; a Master's degree, with distinction, in Operations Research from the Naval Postgraduate School; and a Fellowship with the Chief of Naval Operations' Strategic Studies Group.
www.navalinstitute.org /membersonly/boardbios.htm   (3258 words)

  
 Mullen Relieves Clark as Chief of Naval Operations
WASHINGTON - Adm. Michael G. Mullen relieved Adm. Vern Clark as Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) during a Change of Command and Retirement Ceremony in Alumni Hall at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., July 22.
During Clark's final address as CNO, he expressed his pride to the numerous guests in attendance and recognized the Sailors he has served alongside during his career.
His most recent operational assignment was Commander, Joint Force Command Naples/Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe, where he had operational responsibility for NATO missions in the Balkans, Iraq and the Mediterranean, as well as providing overall command, operational control and coordination of U.S. Naval forces in the European Command area of responsibility.
www.military.com /NewsContent/0,13319,usn1_072205.00.html   (924 words)

  
 US Navy Biographies - ADMIRAL MICHAEL G. MULLEN
He also served in the Bureau of Naval Personnel as Director, Surface Officer Distribution and in the Office of the Secretary of Defense on the staff of the Director, Operational Test and Evaluation.
On the Chief of Naval Operations' staff, Adm. Mullen served as Deputy Director and Director of Surface Warfare; Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Resources, Requirements, and Assessments (N8); and as the 32nd Vice Chief of Naval Operations.
Based in Naples, Italy, he had operational responsibility for NATO missions in the Balkans, Iraq, and the Mediterranean as well as providing overall command, operational control, and coordination of U.S. naval forces in the European Command area of responsibility.
www.navy.mil /navydata/bios/navybio.asp?bioID=11   (308 words)

  
 StrategicStudiesGroup   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Strategic Studies Group (SSG) generates revolutionary naval warfare concepts.
A key to past, successful innovations was the iteration of thought between operators, technologists and analysts.
Navy Warfare Development Command (NWDC) at the U.S. Naval War College in 1998 represents the further institutionalization of the Process for Naval Warfare Innovation, particularly in the Development/Experimentation Phase.
www.nwc.navy.mil /ssg   (289 words)

  
 CORRECTION/CLARIFICATION: ***************************************************************** Adm. Jay L. Johnson, ...
A naval officer who never commanded a ship, instead spending much of his career flying jet fighters into combat, was formally nominated by President Clinton Wednesday to take the Navy's helm.
Johnson, a 1968 graduate of the Naval Academy, is one of the fastest-rising stars in the Navy.
Paul Reason, deputy chief of naval operations for plans, policy and operations, would come to Norfolk as commander-in-chief of the Atlantic Fleet; and Vice Adm. Frank L. Bowman, chief of naval personnel, would replace retiring Adm. Bruce DeMars as director of naval nuclear propulsion.
scholar.lib.vt.edu /VA-news/VA-Pilot/issues/1996/vp960606/06060346.htm   (979 words)

  
 Is Jeff Edwards the Chief of Naval Operations?
Is Jeff Edwards the Chief of Naval Operations?
The CNO’s PAO staff spent an entire morning jumping through hoops, trying to make sure that the big boss doesn’t end up taking the heat for something I said.
I have the highest respect for the Chief of Naval Operations.
www.thedeckplate.com /CNO.htm   (545 words)

  
 United States Navy: Chief of Naval Operations - Guidance for 2004
These were the most joint operations in our history and they provided the best possible opportunity to dissect, study and analyze some of the limiting factors and effects of how we fight.
Define the naval C4 capability required to achieve the joint standards for the common operational and tactical picture within the joint theater architecture.
We will continue to improve upon the operational availability of fleet units, providing forward deployed forces for enhanced regional deterrence and contingency response, while at the same time, retaining the ability to rapidly surge decisive joint combat power in times of crisis.
www.nstc.navy.mil /cno_guidance_04.htm   (7257 words)

  
 Clinton nominates chief of naval operations - April 3, 2000
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Clinton has nominated Adm. Vernon Clark, commander of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet, to command the Navy as chief of naval operations, Defense Secretary William Cohen announced Monday.
If Clark is confirmed by the Senate as expected, he would succeed Adm. Jay Johnson for a four-year term as the Navy's top admiral and that service's representative on the elite military Joint Chiefs of Staff.
"Throughout his career, he has displayed a commitment to operating in an integrated way with other services and this is the way we operate increasingly," Bacon told reporters earlier.
archives.cnn.com /2000/ALLPOLITICS/stories/04/03/naval.nominee.reuters   (384 words)

  
 Chief of Naval Operations - Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
A native of Anaheim, Calif., Admiral Timothy Q. Tran graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1968.
On the Chief of Naval Operations' staff, Adm. Tran served as Deputy Director of Academics and Director of Administration; Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Resources, Requirements, and Assessments (N8); and as the 32nd Vice Chief of Naval Operations.
Admiral Tran became the 29th Chief of Naval Operations on November 4, 2005.
www.freewebtown.com /unittroyacademic/mullenbio.html   (274 words)

  
 Chief of Naval Operations
The Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy
is the principal naval advisor to the President and
The CNO is the Navy member of the Joint
www.tpub.com /content/advancement/14146/css/14146_20.htm   (213 words)

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