one assignment is to LEARN YOUR JOB. You must also learn how to learn.
-Consume all basic instructions: SORM, CO’s Standing Orders, Watch Officer’s Guide, Navy Leader Planning
Guide, OPNAV Safety Instruction. Look at each day as a learning experience.
-Figure out how the ship really works. See the Chain of Command in action. Each
level has its traditional and appointed role…..USE the CHIEF. Whenever a sailor comes straight to
you for a remedy, get your CPO/LPO reinvolved and lead them to a correct solution. MANY TIMES THE GUY IS
RIGHT…The CPO-LPO just don’t recognize it because the guy didn’t explain it well. LISTEN
TO THEM ALL.
out a time-line of when you will be qualified…It may be given to you by the Senior Watch Officer, or you may be forced
to do it yourself…
CONN FOR SPECIAL EVENTS
GQ WATCHES: REPAIR LOCKER LEADER, SSWC, NGFS O, AAWC,