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This Accessibility Policy explains the accessibility features that have been included in this site. Please keep in mind that this Accessibility Policy only applies to this Navy Web site for the United States and does not address any other Web site.
Since other Web sites (including those to which we link) have their own practices, we encourage you to refer to the accessibility policies of those sites. Also, we may revise our Accessibility Policy from time to time, so please check this page periodically.
To ensure that we meet or exceed the requirements of Section 508 of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (to make all of our Internet documents accessible to everyone), we continually review our site and modify pages to address accessibility problems.
The U.S. Department of Defense is committed to making its electronic and information technologies accessible to individuals with disabilities in accordance with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act (29 U.S.C. § 794d), as amended in 1999. Send feedback or concerns related to the accessibility of this website to: DoDSection508@osd.mil. For more information about Section 508, please visit the DoD Section 508 website. Last updated: 08/09/2013
The Web pages of www.navy.com have been designed so they are accessible to all users and compatible with screen readers and other assistive technologies. Generally, we use Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to create pages and documents that meet accessibility guidelines. In creating XHTML documents, we follow federal regulations by implementing Section 508, along with the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Priorities 1, 2 and 3.
All pages on this site use structured semantic markup: h1 tags are used for main titles; h2 tags for subtitles. This allows people using screen readers to skip around to the various sections of a page.
To aid navigation in text-only browsers, all pages within this site make use of the W3C link relationship names. Netscape 6 and Mozilla Firefox users can also take advantage of this feature by selecting the View menu, Show/Hide, Site Navigation Bar, Show Only As Needed (or Show Always). The following list shows the relationship names and their conventional interpretations:
This site uses relative text sizes. This allows site visitors using visual browsers to specify the size of text to their personal preference.