Andrew Tilghman

  • Evidence suggests that service members who joined the military in 2000 are making more than their civilian counterparts, on average. (C. Todd Lopez/Army)
    Military vs. civilian: Which pays better?

    Do military service members make more money than civilians over a career? There is no simple answer. Comparing civilian pay to military compensation can seem like apples and oranges.

  • All new evals and fitreps coming soon

    Navy officials are kicking off the one of the most radical overhaul of performance evaluations and fitness reports in service history and are planning to field the new approach within a year. The aim is to eliminate the unwritten rules that reward seniority over merit

  • 160127-N-LB724-009 PENSACOLA, Fla. (Jan. 27, 2016) Students from the Aerospace Medical Technician School explore Naval Education Training Command (NETC) smart phone applications to find out more about advancement with the “FMS Calculator” and command recourses with “New to the Navy.” NETC’s newest app, NavyCOOL, provides Sailors with a set of credentialing and career tools to help make professional development decisions throughout their Navy career and beyond. Other tools within the app include in-service civilian and industry certifications, road maps to career advancement and retention, and civilian career occupations after life in the Navy. (U.S. Navy photo by Ensign James A. Griffin/Released).
    Pick your next duty assignment with a swipe on your phone

    The Navy wants to link up all sailors' data into a new, single computer system, a critical hurdle in the sweeping personnel reforms that will change how sailors are assigned, promoted and retained.

  • Marine colonel in Camp Lejeune brig faces new charges

    A Marine colonel who is locked up in the brig at Camp Lejeune is facing new charges. Col. Daniel H. Wilson, 55, who was the operations officer for II Marine Expeditionary Force, was ordered into confinement last week after new allegations emerged in the ongoing Naval Criminal Investigative Service's probe.