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This week’s issue of Navy Times outlines how the Navy plans to fill a surplus of sea-duty billets: New rules allow detailers to yank sailors off shore duty sooner and to extend sea duty for others.
Get your copy starting Monday at your local exchange or commissary.
Other top stories inside:
■Silver Star corpsman rushed to save his Marines — and he’s planning to re-up.
■No more steel toes? Tests this year could lead to lighter-weight boots.
■Older troops are largely dubious about retirement reform plans, but younger troops are less resistant.
■We compare seven diets — and separate what’s trendy from what really works for sailors.
You’ll find these stories and more on newsstands this week.