By Mark D. Faram – Staff writer
Posted : Thursday May 24, 2007 10:53:07 EDT
It’s official: 1,462 chiefs will soon pin on their first star-clad anchors, with the Navy’s release of the list of this year’s crop of E-8 sailors.
Those sailors were picked from the 13,046 chiefs eligible to advance — making the overall advancement opportunity about 11 percent.
That was a drop of 2 percentage points from last year’s opportunity, and there are 225 fewer billets.
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