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.

See NAVADMIN 217/23 for the latest updates, aligning SEA with
the U.S. Navy’s Enlisted Leadership Development continuum.

For USN/USNR CPO's, SCPO's and MCPO's only:
Open Enrollment will occur for Class 270 on Monday, 11 Dec at 0800 (ET) for USN/USNR E-7-E-9 who have an established Empower account. 
You must contact the SEA Registrar (email only) at to request enrollment into the class.
The class distance learning portion runs from 01/08/24 to 01/26/24 and the in-resident portion runs from 02/05/24 to 02/23/24.

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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.

Advancing your career

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.

Contact Information

(401) 841-4776
DSN 841-4776


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