CNET 1971-1979   1971
Chief of Naval Training established
Naval Training Command board convened to implement a single Naval Training Command in the field

1973
Renamed: Chief of Naval Education and Training (CNET)

1974
CNET implemented Navy Campus for Achievement (NCFA) program. Designed to afford Sailors the ability to further their education by coordinating Navy’s off-duty education programs with on-duty education training programs
Participating Schools:
University of California San Diego
University of West Florida
United States International University
San Diego Community College
Pensacola Junior College
Chapman College
Tidewater Community College

1974
Naval Academy Preparatory School moved to Newport, R.I.
 
CNET 1980-1989   1980
Navy Enlisted Education Advancement Program (EEAP) implemented

1983
Training effectiveness division established to consolidate management of all programs for the evaluation and improvement of curriculum and instruction in the command

Naval Science Institute (NSI) began in Newport, R.I.

337 Candidates
124 College Programs
213 Scholarships

1986
CNET consolidated into one building on Naval Air Station Pensacola

1987
CNET headquarters reorganized to improve management of warfare-specific training and reassign to other commands those responsibilities that would best be accomplished by program-oriented activities.
 
CNET 1990-1999   1991-1999
Broadened Opportunity for Officer Selection and Training (BOOST) created to prepare selected individuals for entrance into the NROTC Program or the U.S. Naval Academy.

1993
Zero-Based Training and Education Review implemented to train and develop, approve, resource, execute, and assess education requirements.

The Task Force for Excellence through Commitment to Education and Learning (EXCEL) formed to revolutionize how the Navy trains for the ever-changing battlespace by making Navy training more adaptable to new technologies and warfighting tactics.

1994
Starbase Atlantis created for community outreach to increase interest in STEM programs in youth.
 
NETC 2000-2009   2003
Integrated Learning Environment streamlined the learning process, automated learning, and delivered learning to Navy personnel in their own homes. Renamed Naval Education and Training Command (NETC).

2004-2009
5 Vector Model allowed Sailors to take charge of their own careers and help Sailors migrate upward from recruit to apprentice to journeyman to master and mentor.

5 Vectors
Professional Development
Personal Development
Leadership and Professional Military Education
Certifications and Qualifications
Performance

2005
Sea Warrior, part of the Sea Power 21 transformation plan, improved how Sailors guide their careers.
 
NETC 2010-2021   2018
"Street to Fleet" bumper sticker adopted for recruiting civilians, and through world-class training, transforming them into combat-ready warfighters ready to meet the current and future needs of our fleet customers.

Sailor 2025 created to improve and modernize personnel management and training systems to effectively recruit, develop, manage, and retain the force for tomorrow.

Focused on the modernized personnel system, an enriched culture, and a career continuum of learning.

Ready, Relevant Learning (RRL) concept created to improve individual Sailor performance and enhance fleet readiness with three major components that address the when, how, and where we train.

RRL is a tremendous modernization effort, requiring collaboration across multiple stakeholders throughout the Navy, all in the interest of meeting future fleet requirements.

At its core, RRL is about creating more proficient and technically capable Sailors as they head to operational fleet units.
 
50-Years   Happy 50th Anniversary NETC!

July 21, 2021 marked 50 years since NETC's inception on July 21, 1971.
 
 
Commander, Naval Education and Training Command
The title was originally Chief of Naval Training. In October 1973 it was changed to Chief of Naval Education and Training (CNET). In March 2003, CNET became Commander, Naval Education and Training Command (NETC).

 
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VADM Malcom W. Cagle
VADM James B. Wilson
RADM Joseph B Wilksinson (Acting)
RADM Kenneth L. Shugart (Acting)
RADM Paul C. Gibbons, Jr.
RADM Kenneth L. Shugart
VADM James A Sagerholm
VADM Nils R. Thunman
RADM John S. Disher
VADM John H. Fetterman, Jr.
VADM Robert K. U. Kihune
VADM Timothy W. Wright
VADM Patricia A. Tracey
VADM John W. Craine, Jr.
VADM Alfred G. Harms, Jr.
VADM James K. Moran
RADM Gary R. Jones
RADM Joseph F. Kilkenny
RADM Donald P. Quinn
RADM Michael S. White
RADM Kyle J. Cozad
RADM Peter A. Garvin
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Note: RADM = Rear Admiral, VADM = Vice Admiral.
Video by Genevieve McGee
NETC 50th Anniversary
Naval Education and Training Command
July 21, 2021 | 6:09
210721-N-YB479-2001 PENSACOLA, Fla. (July 21, 2021) Rear Adm. Pete Garvin, commander, Naval Education and Training Command (NETC), and Force Master Chief Matthew Harris, along with former commanders, force master chiefs, and Chief of Naval Personnel Vice Adm. John Nowell, honor NETC's 50th anniversary. NETC is the U.S. Navy’s Force Development pillar and largest shore command. Through its “Street to Fleet” focus, NETC recruits civilians and transforms them into skilled warfighters ready to meet the current and future needs of the U.S. Navy. (U.S. Navy video by Genevieve McGee)
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