¶ A Sept 8 story on Navy incentives should have said that award points count toward promotions but are not required for advancement. Also, the incentives are expected to be rolled out over the next several months, but no firm effective date has been established.

¶ A Sept. 8 story on relations with Serbia should have identified U.S. Adm. Edmund Giambastiani as the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Clarification¶ An Aug. 4 story on helmet padding should have said that Navy Seabees are issued the helmets that the Army and Marine Corps are issuing.

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