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Navy Life

Sailors assigned to the Air Department of the USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) are silhouetted against the setting sun at the conclusion of flight operations.

Navy Life

Meet real Sailors & share in their experiences

What's life like on a military base? On a ship? Can I have a tattoo? Will I have any downtime? Do Navy women have the same opportunities as Navy men? Whoever you are, you probably have lots of questions about what life is like in the Navy. 

In some ways, Navy life is like nothing else. In others, it's much like everyday life anywhere. See what it's all about from the standpoint of those serving, from the perspective of members from diverse backgrounds and from the vantage point of life beyond the Navy.

If you have any more questions about life in the Navy, we’re here to help. Our FAQs page also serves as a strong liaison to help you get started with your life in the Navy. 

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