Navy, Marines Could Soon Double Maternity Leave
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus is reportedly set to propose a 12-week maternity leave for those in the Navy and Marines.By Christine Slusser | May 13, 2015
Newborn babies are stinkin' adorable. And now if you're in the Navy or the Marines, you might be getting more time to spend with yours during those first precious weeks.
The United States Navy's Secretary Ray Mabus is reportedly set to propose Wednesday that the Navy and Marines double their maternity leave to 12 weeks ... and to sweeten the deal, it would all be paid.
Mabus may also be proposing fitness changes, which will include easing body fat restrictions. Sailors have a body composition assessment twice a year.