Archive photo of the day
Chief petty officer pinning ceremony, 2005
Stars and Stripes March 19, 2023
Naples, Italy, Sept. 16, 2005: Chief Petty Officer Lisa Lazo, 32, stands tall as a sponsor places her new chief's cover atop her head during the pinning ceremony held at Carney Park.
Read Sandra Jontz's three-part series on the rigorous indoctrination E-6s in the Navy go through before becoming senior noncommissioned officers:
Part 1: Preparing to pin the golden anchor
Part 2: Spouses stay involved during passage to E-7