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SECNAV Vectors
By U.S. Navy Live Blog - January-March 2020
Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly issues his weekly Vector message to the Department of the Navy workforce on Fridays.

In his latest Vector 6 release: Jan. 10, 2020: 355 Ships, Mr. Modly wrote, “Maintaining our U.S. Naval Forces at the highest possible state of readiness and lethality requires the focus and attention of all those who support the business mission of the Department of the Navy. This cannot be accomplished in silos, but rather through an integrated, enterprise approach to business process improvement and modernization. Critical to this effort is that each of us understands and executes the scope of this work from the same plan. This is why we created the Department of the Navy’s (DON) Business Operations Plan (BOP). This plan is tied directly to the National Defense Strategy and it details the steps we are taking to transform our business operations. The initiatives in the plan have 6, 12, 18, and 24-month milestones that allow us to manage and monitor progress on the path to a more agile and accountable business enterprise. We publish the plan annually in October and update it every six months.

Read the complete Vector 6 release and earlier Vectors and the latest issuances by revisiting the NavyLive blog,, each week for the latest SECNAV Vector.

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