The April edition of PROCEEDINGs focuses on China; we highly recommend reading, CDR Pham’s article “The Rebalance Requires Brains, Not Just Brawn” advocating Navy's Asia-Pacific Hands approach as a method of improving our officer corps intellectual capital in the region.
The new Navy Strategic Language List (SLL) and Foreign Language Proficiency Bonus (FLPB) list have been signed and approved for release. To request copies, email us at (email@example.com) via your official (.mil or .gov) email address and digitally sign your email.
ALL please take note:
There will be changes to the FY14 Navy Foreign Language Proficiency Bonus (FLPB) for Navy active duty and reserve personnel.
// MILITARY PAY ADVISORY 38/13//
The purpose of this pay advisory is to announce the release of the FY14 Navy Strategic Language List (SLL) effective 1 OCTOBER 2013 and implementation effective 1 DECEMBER 2013. The FY14 Navy SLL will reduce or elimi...nate numerous FLPB amounts currently being paid. This action will impact over 1,000 Sailors in pay amounts ranging from $25-$1,000/Month. EFFECTIVE 1 DECEMBER 2013, Actions will be taken to adjust FLPB to the correct amounts.
Questions concerning FLPB pay issues should be directed to N13F_FLPB@NAVY.MIL
Questions concerning policy issues should be directed to ALTN_N13F1@NAVY.MIL
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New to JKO - Operational Swahili
Operational Swahili teaches operational language and cultural skills needed to successfully complete a typical Civil Affairs mission while operating in the East African countries of Kenya and Tanzania.
The subjects covered include building rapport, meeting local leaders and talking to villagers.
The course is located under the Culture/Language tab on JKO.
(CAC card required)