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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 274/274R has seat available now for self-enrollment for USN/USNR E-8-E-9s who have an established Empower account. Directions to self-enroll can be found at Senior Enlisted Academy: Enrollment - NETC (

USN E7s, who have an established Empower Account, must wait for the Open Enrollment period beginning at 0800 EST on Monday, 8 April 2024.

Any issues with self-enrollment, please contact the Registrar via unencrypted email at and cc

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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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