WWR: MAP Update and Interview, New Life Skills App


HEY GUYS; THIS WEEK IN THE RUNDOWN, WE HAVE
THE LATEST ON THE UPDATES TO MAP; AND NEW APPS FOCUSED ON LIFE SKILLS AND GMTS.
QUOTAS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 16 MERITORIOUS ADVANCEMENT PROGRAM, OR MAP, HAVE BEEN RELEASED
IN NAVADMIN 089/16. THIS YEAR THERE WILL BE 799 MORE QUOTAS THAN LAST YEAR, THE FIRST
FOR MAP. IN TOTAL, OVER 3,000 QUOTAS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR SAILORS TO ADVANCE TO PAY
GRADES E-4 THROUGH E-6.SOME OF THE BIG POLICY CHANGES THIS YEAR INCLUDE EXPANDING MAP TO
SHORE COMMANDS AND PACT SAILORS. THE CHANGES WERE MADE TO ALLOW MORE CO’S TO RECOGNIZE
AND ADVANCE THEIR TOP SAILORS. CHECK OUT OUR STORY ON NAVY.MIL FOR MORE DETAILS, ALONG
WITH OUR INTERVIEW WITH CNP AND FLEET BELDO ON NAVY LIVE WHERE THEY TALK ABOUT THE RECENT
CHANGES. NAVAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING COMMAND HAS RELEASED
THREE NEW APPS THIS WEEK. FIRST, A NEW COURSE AND MOBILE APP THAT FOCUSES ON IMPROVING LIFE
SKILLS. THE FOUR DAY COURSE IS TAUGHT TO SAILORS AFTER COMPLETION OF RECRUIT TRAINING, AND
THE MOBILE APP HELPS TO REINFORCE THE SKILLS THEY LEARN. SOME TOPICS COVERED IN BOTH THE
CLASS AND MOBILE APP INCLUDE, PAY AND ENTITLEMENTS, NUTRITION, PHYSICAL READINESS, RESPONSIBLE
ALCOHOL USE AND AVOIDING MISUSE OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS TO NAME A FEW. ALSO RELEASED, TWO APPS
TO COMPLETE GMTS FOR RECORDS MANAGEMENT AND PRIVACY AND PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION
OR P-I-I. TO FIND THE FREE NAVY APPS, USE SEARCH TERMS
“LIFE SKILLS REACH BACK,” “PII” OR “RECORDS MANAGEMENT” IN APP STORES.
FINALLY, WE TALK WITH MCPON STEVENS NEXT WEEK ON SAPR AS WE WRAP UP SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS
AND PREVENTION MONTH. BE SURE TO CHECK OUT THE RUNDOWN NEXT WEEK FOR THAT INTERVIEW.
WELL THAT’S ALL THIS WEEK. FOR ANY QUESTIONS, SEND US A MESSAGE AT USNPEOPLE AT GMAIL DOT
COM. FOR THE CHIEF OF NAVAL PERSONNEL, I’M MC2 LJ BURLESON. THANKS FOR WATCHING.

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