Congratulations Chief Selectees!

This is an exciting time for thousands of sailors as they begin their transition to Chief Petty Officers. Selectee Spouses and seasoned CPO Spouses are encouraged to read the Guidelines for Spouses of Chief Petty Officers. This FamilyLine publication was written by Senior Enlisted Spouses, with help from the MCPON, his wife, and his staff, and designed to answer some of the many questions that arise during the transition and beyond.

The move from first class petty officer to chief is quite possibly the biggest step in an enlisted person’s career. This is also an important change for the spouse. The significance of a Chief’s spouse in the Navy community is that of a role model. With this advancement comes the potential for more responsibility and higher expectations of the spouse.

Often there are events, like the 9th Annual CPO Selectee Spouse Conference in Hampton Roads on August 19th, that will provide helpful information to make this transition easier and provide you with tools to be of service to your fellow spouses. Contact your local Fleet and Family Support Center or your local CPO Association for information on events in your area.

If you are unable to attend an event or one is not offered in your area, please join us for an informative webinar. You will receive valuable information explaining the origin, history and role of the Chief Petty Officer. You’ll also find answers to questions you may have as well as information on opportunities you may encounter to provide guidance and support to your fellow spouses. A live Q & A session with current CPO spouses will immediately follow the presentation. Attend this informative and free Live Well Resiliency Webinar to get an overview on what to expect during Phase II and beyond.

15 August 2017 at 8:00 - 9:00 PM EST
18 August 2017 at 1:00 - 2:00 PM EST

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