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General & Patient Library: CNO's Professional Reading List

 

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Gilday released an update to the CNO Professional Reading Program on February 23rd, 2021. The goal of the program is to help Sailors extend their personal and professional development beyond that of their primary designator and ratings.  The updated book list can be found on CNO’s Professional Reading Program website which also includes MCPON's suggested reading section.

“It is critically important for our Navy to be a learning organization. “One of the very best ways to do that is to foster an environment where every Sailor deepens their level of understanding, learning and leadership skills. That’s why this book list is so important.”

This CNO-Professional Reading Program includes 53 titles organized into four key lines of effort: Readiness, Capabilities, Capacity, and Sailors. Additionally, they are subdivided into tiers of foundational, advanced and capstone, indicating which books are appropriate during various stages of a Sailor’s career.                                                                                                                                                                                 

Many titles on this list are available in print in our General Library or they are available as e-books and audiobooks through the OverDrive site where you can download them to your personal devices. To access a specific e-book click on the title or to browse go directly to OverDrive.

READINESS

Foundational

Advanced

Capstone

CAPABILITIES

Foundational

Advanced

Capstone

CAPACITY

Foundational

Advanced

Capstone

SAILORS

Foundational

Advanced

Capstone

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