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Senior Chief Logistics Specialist Norma Porter, the recipients of the U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy (SEA) Peter Tomich Distinguished Leadership Award delivers a speech at the SEA Class 254 graduation Sept. 1.

*Class 272 is full and is now closed for enrollment.

*There are multiple seats open for USN/USNR MCPOs and SCPOs who have an active Empower account and wish to enroll in all remaining FY24 classes. CPOs may not enroll in any class until the date of Open Enrollment for each particular class.

*Open Enrollment will occur for Class 273 no earlier than Monday, 11 March at 0800 (EST) for USN/USNR E-7-E-9 who have an established Empower account. You must contact the SEA Registrar ONLY if you need assistance with self-enrollment at

*The class distance learning portion runs from 04/08/24 to 04/26/24 and the in-resident portion runs from 05/06/24 to 05/23/24.
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The Navy values educated leaders. The U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy (SEA) is a six-week leadership development program for active and reserve E-8/9 personnel from the U.S. Navy, Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, National Guard, Space Force, as well as our international service partners. The SEA focuses on management, leadership, national security, and physical fitness.

The prerequisite required for USN/USNR E-7s is to show the date of completion for “The Chief Petty Officer Leader Development course (CPOLDC)” as noted in the CO Endorsement Letter.

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The SEA is the Navy's only professional military education (PME) institution dedicated to senior enlisted personnel. Our charter is to develop agile, adaptive military professionals who inspire their teams to perform at higher levels. Through a quality education in a formal setting, we grow leaders who share a deep commitment to each other in the relentless pursuit of decisive military victory.

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(401) 841-4776
DSN 841-4776


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