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USS Constitution Conducts Final Underway Demonstration Until 2018

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 4:44pm
The crew of USS Constitution embarked on their final Boston Harbor underway demonstration aboard Old Ironsides this year, Oct. 17.

Navy's New CAP Policy—— 5 Things You Need to Know

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:11am
Earlier this year, the Chief of Naval Personnel announced updates to the Command Advancement Program (CAP) for active component (AC) and Reserve component (RC) and a shift from a calendar to a fiscal year timeline for CAP and Navy Recruiter Meritorious Advancement Program (NRMAP), starting Oct. 1.

U.S. Navy's Overseas Force Structure Changes Underscore Commitment to the Asia—Pacific

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 6:09pm
The U.S. Navy announced today that the ballistic missile defense (BMD)—capable guided—missile destroyers USS Benfold (DDG 65) and USS Milius (DDG 69) will become part of the Forward Deployed Naval Forces (FDNF) based at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan.

USS Constitution to Get Underway for Final Time Until 2018

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 7:57pm
USS Constitution will get underway in Boston Harbor on Friday, Oct. 17, in commemoration of the U.S. Navy's 239th birthday and the ship's upcoming 217th birthday.

USS La Jolla Bids Farewell to Pearl Harbor

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:28pm
An audience of Sailors, submarine veterans, and friends and families of the crew of USS La Jolla (SSN 701) gathered at Lockwood Hall Lanai at Joint Base Pearl Harbor—Hickam, Oct. 14, to bid farewell to the Los Angeles—class fast attack submarine.

Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group Checks in to US 5th Fleet

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 6:47am
The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group wrapped up operations in the Western Pacific and reported for duty in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility Oct. 15.

Bataan Sailors, Marines Complete Successful Visit to Naples, Italy

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 2:40pm
Sailors and Marines from amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) departed Naples, Italy, Oct. 14, following a scheduled port visit.

San Francisco Fleet Week Concludes

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 2:31pm
San Francisco Fleet Week 2014 (SFFW 14) came to an end Oct. 13 after thousands of people came out to visit with America's sea services.

US, Australian, Indonesian Navies Honor USS Houston, HMAS Perth

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 2:14pm
Sailors and Military Sealift Command (MSC) civilian mariners assigned to the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40), along with naval officers from Australia and Indonesia, paid their respects to the crews of USS Houston (CA 30) and HMAS Perth (D 29) during a wreath laying ceremony Oct. 14.

USS America Joins the Fleet

Sun, 10/12/2014 - 7:44am
USS America (LHA 6), the Navy's newest and most technologically advanced amphibious assault ship, was commissioned during a formal ceremony at Pier 30/32 during San Francisco Fleet Week, Oct. 11.

USS Cole Conducts Remembrance Ceremony, Honors Fallen of 2000 Attack

Sat, 10/11/2014 - 3:16pm
The Arleigh Burke—class guided—missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) conducted a remembrance ceremony for fallen service members of the October 12, 2000 terrorist attack.

Navy to Commission Amphibious Assault Ship America

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:23am
The Navy will commission its newest amphibious assault ship, USS America (LHA 6), during a 1 p.m. EDT ceremony Saturday, October 11, 2014, in San Francisco, California.

Navy Establishes New Base in Romania

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 10:19am
Commander, Navy Region Europe, Africa, Southwest Asia (CNREURAFSWA) established Naval Support Facility (NSF) Deveselu Friday, Oct. 10, during an establishment and assumption of command ceremony on base.

USS Cole to Enter Black Sea

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 1:56pm
The Arleigh Burke—class guided—missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) will enter the Black Sea, Oct. 10, to promote peace and stability in the region.

USS Mesa Verde Departs Split, Croatia

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 12:36pm
Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) departed Split, Croatia, Oct. 9, after a scheduled port visit.

TR Completes Successful TSTA and FEP

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 10:48am
The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) successfully completed Tailored Ship's Training Availability (TSTA) and the Final Evaluation Problem (FEP) Oct. 8.

5 Things Sailors Need to Know About Social Media, Phishing, Security

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 2:44pm
As the U.S. Navy remains ever vigilant, taking the fight to the enemy, recent media reports have highlighted potential risk from information carelessly or inadvertently shared on social media.

CNO and MCPON Host Live All Hands Call

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:16pm
The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) joined Sailors from across the fleet to host a worldwide Navy birthday all hands call Oct. 7 at Defense Media Activity, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.

Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Galley Wins 6th Consecutive 5—Star Accreditation

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 1:23pm
Scudder Hall Galley at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown (WPNSTA Yorktown) was awarded its sixth consecutive 5—Star accreditation, Oct. 2, from Commander, Navy Region Mid—Atlantic (CNRMA).

America Arrives in San Francisco for Fleet Week and Commissioning

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 8:19pm
The Navy's newest amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) arrived in San Francisco, Oct. 6, in preparation for its commissioning ceremony on Oct. 11 during San Francisco Fleet Week.