REVIEW 1 QUESTIONS
Q1. What means does the Navy use to help new
Sailors set and achieve goals while in the
Q2. List some of the areas covered in the Pocket Goal
Learning Objectives: When you finish this chapter,
you will be able to
Identify the requirements for professional
Recognize the purpose of the Professional
One purpose of the Professional Development
Board is to give Sailors a chance for greater
responsibility. The board interviews Sailors who want
advancement training and who want to attend special
programs or programs that need command endorsement
(approval). Also, the board advises career Sailors who
find it difficult to be selected for advancement or to
complete command-required personnel qualification
standards (PQS). All recommendations made by the
board are forwarded to the CO for approval.
Permanent board members include the
Command master chief,
Command career counselor,
Personnel officer, and the
Educational service officer.
Figure 16-1.Navy Pocket Goal Card.