Fleet and Family Support Program

Fleet and Family Support Program The Navy's Fleet and Family Support Program promotes the self-reliance and resiliency of Sailors and their families. We hope this official page provides information that you need to meet the unique challenges of the military lifestyle.

Welcome to the Fleet and Family Support Program's (FFSP's) Official page, sponsored by Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC). This page is intended to provide updated information and discussion on the Fleet and Family Support Program. Please visit our official homepage at www.ffsp.navy.mil

Mission: CNIC’s Family Readiness Program supports readiness through a full array of programs and resources which help Navy families to be resilient, well-informed, and adaptable to the Navy environment.

Operating as usual

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11/10/2020

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... the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced U.S. military veterans and Gold Star families will be granted a li...
11/10/2020
Veterans And Gold Star Families Granted Lifetime Passes To National Parks

... the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced U.S. military veterans and Gold Star families will be granted a lifetime of free access to national parks, wildlife refuges and other federal lands managed by the Department of the Interior.

"With the utmost respect and gratitude, we are granting Veterans and Gold Star Families free access to the iconic and treasured lands they fought to protect starting this Veterans Day and every single day thereafter."
David L. Bernhardt,
Secretary of the Interior

Former service members and families of those killed on active duty will have "free access to the iconic and treasured lands they fought to protect."

Happy 245th Birthday United States Marine Corps!
11/10/2020

Happy 245th Birthday United States Marine Corps!

ATTENTION: Military Jobs Seekers!Recruit Military is hosting an Online Recruiting Event Open to all U.S. Military Job Se...
11/09/2020
Washington, DC / Baltimore Virtual Career Fair for Veterans: November 12, 2020

ATTENTION: Military Jobs Seekers!
Recruit Military is hosting an Online Recruiting Event Open to all U.S. Military Job Seekers and Spouses on November 12, 2020 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Register at RecruitMilitary.CareerEco.com/Events/DCB

Online Recruiting Event Open to all US Military Job Seekers and SpousesJob seekers meet employers online | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm (Eastern)

Open Season has arrived! From Nov. 9 to Dec. 14, federal employees can enroll, change, or cancel enrollment for the Fede...
11/09/2020

Open Season has arrived! From Nov. 9 to Dec. 14, federal employees can enroll, change, or cancel enrollment for the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program and Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP) for 2021. Shared from Norfolk Naval Shipyard.

How ya feelin'? Some stress in your life is healthy. It can motivate you to change behavior and develop skills, especial...
11/08/2020

How ya feelin'? Some stress in your life is healthy. It can motivate you to change behavior and develop skills, especially in military life. Follow the link for some tips: https://go.usa.gov/x79AA

After this year you need a break! Plan your next vacation or getaway American Forces Travel. https://www.americanforcest...
11/07/2020
American Forces Travel

After this year you need a break! Plan your next vacation or getaway American Forces Travel. https://www.americanforcestravel.com/ #AFT #NavyMWR

American Forces Travel brings the military community a wide selection of discounted rates on hotels, air fare, rental cars, vacation packages and cruises.

On Oct. 31, 1972, Engineman 2st Class Michael E. Thornton, was one of two Navy SEALs on a reconnaissance patrol with thr...
11/06/2020
What You Don't know about American Indians in the Navy

On Oct. 31, 1972, Engineman 2st Class Michael E. Thornton, was one of two Navy SEALs on a reconnaissance patrol with three Vietnamese special forces members in Vietnam's Demilitarized Zone. #NAIHM

On Oct. 31, 1972, Engineman 2st Class Michael E. Thornton, was one of two Navy SEALs on a reconnaissance patrol with three Vietnamese special forces members in Vietnam's Demilitarized Zone.

The latest guidance updates the previously issued COVID-19 Standardized Operational Guidance guidance and is intended to...
11/05/2020
U.S. Navy Updates Guidance to Combat COVID-19

The latest guidance updates the previously issued COVID-19 Standardized Operational Guidance guidance and is intended to protect the health of individuals and units while preserving operational readiness. #COVID19

The latest guidance updates the previously issued COVID-19 Standardized Operational Guidance guidance and is intended to protect the health of individuals and units while preserving operational

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11/05/2020

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This Veterans Day holds special significance for Native Americans: The National Museum of the American Indian (#NMAI) is...
11/05/2020
National Native American Veterans Memorial to Open Veterans Day

This Veterans Day holds special significance for Native Americans: The National Museum of the American Indian (#NMAI) is slated to open the National Native American Veterans Memorial (#NNAVM), Wednesday, Nov. 11.

This Veterans Day holds special significance for Native Americans: The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) is slated to open the National Native American Veterans Memorial, Wednesday, Nov.

As a COVID-19 risk mitigation, the Department of Defense earlier this year allowed Common Access Card and U.S. Identific...
11/04/2020
Yorktown, Virginia, ID Lab Lauded for Mission Accomplishment during COVID-19

As a COVID-19 risk mitigation, the Department of Defense earlier this year allowed Common Access Card and U.S. Identification Card holders to use their cards for a limited time past expiration. #COVID19 #CAC

As a COVID-19 risk mitigation, the Department of Defense earlier this year allowed Common Access Card and U.S. Identification Card holders to use their cards for a limited time past expiration. As the

Pay attention to your body ... know the symptoms!If you have COVID-19 symptoms (fever, cough, or shortness of breath) an...
11/04/2020

Pay attention to your body ... know the symptoms!
If you have COVID-19 symptoms (fever, cough, or shortness of breath) and believe you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, stay at home and speak to your medical provider. #COVID19

11/03/2020
U.S. Navy

From the CNO ...

November CNO message to the Fleet.

"Shipmates, I couldn't be more proud of how our #USNavy has resolutely stood the nation’s watch during COVID-19. Together, we have developed & applied lessons learned so our fleet remains forward deployed & ready for whatever comes our way."

Read it here 👇
https://go.usa.gov/x7Kv3

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11/03/2020

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From the Director of the CDC: When you #vote, check for updated voting locations or requirements, avoid crowds, stay at ...
11/03/2020

From the Director of the CDC: When you #vote, check for updated voting locations or requirements, avoid crowds, stay at least 6 feet apart, #WearAMask, wash your hands, and learn about voting options to help protect yourself and others from #COVID19. Learn more: https://bit.ly/31AmNZX

To ease the transition for Sailors moving from enlisted to officer, Navy Personnel Command has established the Enlisted ...
11/03/2020
Working Group Smooths Pay, Personnel Processes for Sailors Converting to Officer

To ease the transition for Sailors moving from enlisted to officer, Navy Personnel Command has established the Enlisted to Officer Pay and Personnel (#EOPP) working group. #NPC

To ease the transition for Sailors moving from enlisted to officer, Navy Personnel Command has established the Enlisted to Officer Pay and Personnel (EOPP) working group.

Celebrate National American Indian Heritage Month! #NAIHM
11/02/2020

Celebrate National American Indian Heritage Month! #NAIHM

We're in #NationalAmericanIndianHeritageMonth!

Help us celebrate by learning more about the amazing contributions made by American Indians in the Navy!

#ManyNationsOneFight

The Navy has authorized Sailors the option to wear the black Cold Weather Parka (#CWP) sleeve-style rank insignia with t...
11/02/2020
Navy Approves Alternate Rank Tabs for Type III Work Uniform

The Navy has authorized Sailors the option to wear the black Cold Weather Parka (#CWP) sleeve-style rank insignia with the Navy Working Uniform Type III (#NWU Type III) in non-tactical environments.

The Navy has authorized Sailors the option to wear the black Cold Weather Parka (CWP) sleeve-style rank insignia with the Navy Working Uniform Type III (NWU Type III) in non-tactical environments.

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11/02/2020

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The Navy has released the initial fiscal year 2021 Selective Reenlistment Bonus (#SRB) offerings and the trend is up. Th...
11/02/2020
Navy Announces Initial FY-21 Reenlistment Bonus Levels

The Navy has released the initial fiscal year 2021 Selective Reenlistment Bonus (#SRB) offerings and the trend is up. This latest update includes 78 newly eligible skill sets, meaning 5,220 more Sailors are now able to cash in at some level. #usn

The Navy has released the initial fiscal year 2021 Selective Reenlistment Bonus (SRB) offerings and the trend is up. This latest update includes 78 newly eligible skillsets, meaning 5,220 more Sailors

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11/02/2020

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November is Military Family Appreciation Month! To all military families, who serve right along with their Soldier, Sail...
11/01/2020
Military Family Appreciation Month

November is Military Family Appreciation Month! To all military families, who serve right along with their Soldier, Sailor, Airman, Marine, and Coast Guardsman ... THANK YOU for what you do and the sacrifices you make for your service member and America. Find out the great things your installation is doing for your family ... #MFAM

Military Family Appreciation Month is a time set aside to recognize you, the military family.

Have a safe and fun Halloween! #halloween2020 #HalloweenSafety
10/31/2020

Have a safe and fun Halloween! #halloween2020 #HalloweenSafety

ICYMI: Is COVID-19 getting you down? Well here is some good news! The Fleet and Family Support Program (#FFSP) virtual t...
10/31/2020

ICYMI: Is COVID-19 getting you down? Well here is some good news! The Fleet and Family Support Program (#FFSP) virtual training schedule for November has been released. You can access training by using either https://learning.zeiders.refineddata.com/ or www.mynavyfamily.com on your personal device. You have so many GREAT options in November! Get Busy … #distancelearning #NavyFFSP

Staying up to date on breast cancer screenings, like mammograms, can help doctors detect problems early, increasing the ...
10/29/2020
What Is a Mammogram?

Staying up to date on breast cancer screenings, like mammograms, can help doctors detect problems early, increasing the chances of successful treatment! Learn more about mammograms: http://cdc.gov/cancer/breast/basic_info/mammograms.htm Taken from NMCPHC.

Learn what a mammogram is, how it's done, how it feels, what the results mean, and where to get one.

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10/29/2020

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If you have been impacted by Hurricane Zeta and would like the support navigating your recovery efforts please fill out ...
10/29/2020

If you have been impacted by Hurricane Zeta and would like the support navigating your recovery efforts please fill out a Needs Assessment, open NOW in NFAAS (https://navyfamily.navy.mil/cas/login?service=https%3A%2F%2Fnavyfamily.navy.mil%2F), and a trained Fleet and Family Support Program Emergency Case Manager will reach out to you with resources and support opportunities. If you have been negatively impacted by Hurricane Zeta but do not see a Needs Assessment open for you in NFAAS you can call your nearest Fleet and Family Support Center and they can assist you.

As our Navy Sailors and Family begin to plan their recovery efforts from Hurricane Zeta’s impacts please remember to do so safely. You can find out more about how to stay safe during your return and recovery by visiting FEMA’s Ready.gov/hurricanes website.

Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach has again been selected as the winner of the Commander, Navy Region Southwest Installat...
10/29/2020
Seal Beach Again Picked as Best Small Navy Installation in Southwest

Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach has again been selected as the winner of the Commander, Navy Region Southwest Installation Excellence Award for Small Installations, as announced Oct. 27. #BZ #nwssealbeach

Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach has again been selected as the winner of the Commander, Navy Region Southwest Installation Excellence Award for Small Installations, as announced Oct. 27.

Celebrating Halloween? Wear a mask and stay six feet apart from people who don’t live with you. Consider these fun activ...
10/28/2020

Celebrating Halloween? Wear a mask and stay six feet apart from people who don’t live with you. Consider these fun activities recommend by the CDC:
• Visit a pumpkin patch or orchard and use 60% alcohol hand sanitizer after touching frequently touched surfaces
• Go to a one-way, walk-though haunted forest or corn maze
• Host an outdoor Halloween movie night with friends or neighbors
Learn more: https://bit.ly/33WSfSr

For Navy Sailors and families in the Gulf Coast region preparing for Hurricane Zeta’s arrival please make sure you are h...
10/28/2020

For Navy Sailors and families in the Gulf Coast region preparing for Hurricane Zeta’s arrival please make sure you are hurricane ready. For more information about being hurricane ready please visit FEMA’s Ready.gov/hurricanes where you can find out information about preparing for hurricanes and staying safe during hurricanes. There is also information about safely returning home after the hurricane passes.

When Hurricane Zeta has passed and it is safe to do so, CNIC’s Fleet and Family Support centers will be standing by to answer questions and support your recovery efforts.”

Ready for life in retirement? #NavyFFSP
10/28/2020

Ready for life in retirement? #NavyFFSP

The Virtual Retiree Summit is next week! Make sure you check out the schedule online.

If your partner has a pattern of misusing tech to control, monitor or harass you, get help to reset your boundaries and ...
10/27/2020

If your partner has a pattern of misusing tech to control, monitor or harass you, get help to reset your boundaries and protect your privacy. #MobilizeHelp for a safer relationship by learning more on Military OneSource : https://www.facebook.com/military.1source/ #dvpam

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