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Lt. Kayla Reddish, left, from Jacksonville, Florida, and Ensign Zachary Bradberry, from Pflugerville, Texas, review navigation procedures on the bridge aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69) while operating in the Philippine Sea.
Mariner Skills Training Center, Atlantic (MSTCLANT) is located at Naval Station Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia.  As a result of the Vice Chief of Naval Operations Surface Force Comprehensive Review, Surface Warfare Schools Command received direction to establish and develop comprehensive mariner skills training centers to correct and improve upon deficiencies cited in the comprehensive review.

Specifically identified were gaps in the way seamanship and navigation skills are developed and assessed on an individual and team basis and the use of ship handling and navigation trainers.

MSTCLANT was established on Oct. 1, 2020.
To ready sea-bound warriors to serve on surface combatants possessing the shiphandling and navigation skills to fulfill the Navy’s mission of maintaining global maritime superiority.
Quarterdeck Phone: (757) 445-4419




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