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US Navy Reserve

All the latest News and Information in a revolutionary format that allows a broad perspective of current events of the US Navy Reserve.

Chief of Navy Reserve Commander, Navy Reserve Force
Vice Adm. Robin Braun

Rear Adm. Eric Young Commander, Navy Reserve Forces Command ​
Rear Adm. Eric Young

Command Sergeant Major of the Army Reserve
Rear Adm. W. Michael Crane Commander, Naval Air Force Reserve Deputy Commander, Naval Air Forces


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R2S is updating its access policy. Beginning in January 2018, you must access R2S at least once every 60 days to maintain an active account. After 60 days of inactivity, your account will be deactivated, and you will have 30 days to access R2S to reactivate your account. After 90 days of inactivity, your account will be archived, and you will no longer have access to R2S.
Please refer to the R2S Governance Plan for additional information. The R2S Governance Plan can be found on the R2S and N6 pages on the Navy Reserve Homeport.
- The Navy Reserve R2S Team

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Reminder, time is running out for completing the Blended Retirement System trainings.

Watch as Vice Adm. Luke M. McCollum, Chief of Navy Reserve, addresses the crowd at USS Little Rock (LCS 9) commissioning in Buffalo, NY (beginning at 38:00).

171216 - BUFFALO, New York (Dec. 16, 2017) Chief of Navy Reserve, Vice Adm. Luke McCollum, attends the commissioning ceremony for the newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, PCU Little Rock (LCS 9).

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Did you know?
The Post-9/11 GI Bill benefit may pay up to 100% of tuition and fees for an individual pursuing an approved education and training program. Payments are made on the student’s behalf directly to the school when VA processes the school enrollment certification. Tuition and fee payments are prorated based on the student’s benefit level.
How much?
U.S. Public Schools: All in-state tuition and fees are paid.
Private and Foreign Schools: Payment will be the actual tuition and fees charged up to the national maximum, which is currently $22,805.34 for academic year 2017-2018.
For the most up-to-date tuition and fees rates, please visit:

Navy Extends E-3 High Tenure Year increasing the policy for active component and Full Time Support (FTS) E-3 Sailors by one year per NAVADMIN 290/17

Santa's elves aren't the only ones busy this holiday season...

Starting in February 2018, the homepage of Navy Reserve Homeport will have a new look. This fresh, modern design will deliver access and a great experience across all of your devices: laptops, tablets, and smartphones.
YOUR device.
YOUR content.
YOUR new homepage.
myNRH..."The Helm of the Navy Reserve"
- Your Navy Reserve myNRH Team

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NAVADMIN 288/17 Cancels Early Separation Policies.

Career Management System/Interactive Detailing (CMS/ID), the web-based program enlisted Sailors use to negotiate permanent change of station orders (PCS) has improved new Sailor access by simplifying log-in procedures and user friendly tools. CMS/ID has evolved over the years from a basic job advertising website to a core career management tool. Sailors can view aspects of their personnel information, search for job opportunities, update duty assignment desires and submit applications for their next duty assignment. Sailors can learn more about using CMS/ID and access the web site by clicking the "Career Management System" link on the Navy Personnel Command web site at

Navy announces the return of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)/Electronic Tax Filing (ETF) Program.
Every Sailor is eligible to get FREE assistance with their taxes! For more information see NAVADMIN 286/17

Candidates for Chief Petty Officer, Cycle 238, will be rank by their Final Multiple Score (FMS) for determining E7 selection board eligibility. A key FMS factor is evaluation recommendations for the inclusive of period 1 January 2015 to 31 December 2017. For additional guidance on computing PMA, refer to chapter 3 of BUPERSINST 1430.16F. Calculate your PMA before you sign your worksheet!

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Congratulations to all.

As the holidays are approaching life can be a busy and challenging time. If you are having a difficult time know help is always available. Reach out and call 1-800-273-8255 and press 1, or text 838255.

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Check it out. DTS now available via R2S on any IOS device.

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The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Blended Retirement Comparison Calculator can help you decided which retirement system options meet your needs. Learn more about this tool and other resources.

From the Navy Advancement Center:
Active Duty and Full Time Support First Class Petty Officers eligible to advance to Chief Petty Officer will spend some of their holiday leave preparing for the upcoming advancement exam on January 18. Candidates will be compared to peers with only two Final Multiple Score (FMS) factors - performance evaluations (promotion recommendations) and rating knowledge (exam). All candidates who fall in the top 60% of the FMS rank order in their rating will be selection board eligible. For more information, refer to NAVADMIN 175/17. Good luck to all candidates!

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A friendly reminder from the training dept.

The following trainings are required to be completed by 31 December.

BRS Opt-In per NAVADMIN 259/16
BRS for Leaders per NAVADMIN 217/16
Full Speed Ahead per NAVADMIN 018/17

It's game day, Go Navy Beat Army.

Happy 50th Birthday Navy JAG Corps.

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NAVADMIN 217/16 announced the transition of military services to the Blended Retirement System (BRS) effective 1 January 2018. Additional resources are now available on the CNRFC N7 CAC-enabled SharePoint site.

Take a moment today and remember Pearl Harbor.

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Chief of Navy Reserve Vice Adm. Luke McCollum and FORCM Chris Kotz frock Sailors during a site visit to Al Udeid. Congratulations on your advancement.

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