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2013 Shore SOY Announced

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:22pm
The vice chief of naval operations (VCNO) announced the winner of the CNO Shore Activities Sailor of the Year (SOY) during a ceremony at the Pentagon, April 19.

Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group Returns Home

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:23am
Approximately 6,000 Sailors and Marines assigned to the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HST CSG) arrived at their homeports in Norfolk and Mayport, Fla., April 18, following a nine—month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation.

USS Mason Returns from Deployment

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 8:26am
Guided—missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) returns to Norfolk, Va. from a nine—month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility (AOR), April 18.

USS Cowpens, USS Spruance Return from Deployment

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 2:54pm
Guided—missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) and guided—missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111) returned to Naval Base San Diego April 17 following completion of separate deployments to the Western Pacific Ocean.

Taking Care of Sailors' Careers

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 8:52am
Command career counselors and command career development teams are required to conduct quality Career Development Boards (CDB) to include properly documenting them in the Career Information Management System (CIMS), Navy leadership said April 17.

UPDATE: Bonhomme Richard Assists in Korean Search and Rescue Efforts

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 7:16am
The U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) is engaged in search and rescue operations, April 17, near the site of Korean passenger ship Sewol that sank near the island of Jindo off the southwestern coast of the Republic of Korea.

UPDATE: Hue City to Return to Mayport Following Fire

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:16am
U.S. Fleet Forces announced late Monday that USS Hue City (CG 66) would return to her homeport of Mayport, Fla. following a fire that occurred April 14.

Bonhomme Richard on Call for Korean Ferry Rescue Efforts

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:28am
The U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) is responding to the scene of Korean passenger ship Sewol that sank near the island of Jindo off the southwestern coast of the Republic of Korea April 16.

Fire Aboard Hue City; No Injuries

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:32am
A fire broke out aboard USS Hue City (CG 66) late Monday, April 14 as the ship was transiting the Atlantic.

USS Donald Cook Welcomes President of Romania

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:46am
The forward deployed guided—missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) welcomed aboard Romanian President Traian Bsescu while the ship was in port in Constanta, April 14.

Russian Aircraft Flies Near U.S. Navy Ship in Black Sea

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 7:48pm
A Russian attack aircraft repeatedly flew near the USS Donald Cook in international waters in the Black Sea on April 12, a Pentagon spokesman said today.

SECNAV to Host Live All Hands Call

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:24pm
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus will address Sailors and Marines during a live, global all hands call April 29, at 9:30 a.m. EST.

CNO Talks Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:21pm
April has been designated as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and this year's theme is "Live Our Values: Step Up to Stop Sexual Assault."

CSP and CSP—P Increase begins May 1

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 8:54am
The increase to Career Sea Pay (CSP) and Career Sea Pay Premium (CSP—P), announced in March by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, will be implemented May 1 and eligible Sailors will see the increase in their mid—month paycheck according to Navy officials.

Reserve Sailor of the Year Announced

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 8:55pm
The Chief of the Navy Reserve (CNR) announced her selection for Navy Reserve Sailor of the Year (RSOY) during a ceremony in Washington, D.C., April 10.

Fleet Challenge 2014 Winners Announced

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 11:38am
Fleet Challenge 2014 wrapped up its annual anti—submarine warfare competition April 10 at Naval Air Station Jacksonville.

Future USS America Delivered

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:07pm
The U.S. Navy officially accepted delivery of the amphibious assault ship America (LHA 6) from Huntington Ingalls Industries during a ship custody transfer ceremony in Pascagoula, Miss., April 10.

US Navy Logistics Ship Joins Search for MH370

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 2:33pm
The 7th Fleet supply ship USNS Cesar Chavez (T—AKE 14) joined an international task force led by Australian Defence Force searching for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 off the Western Coast of Australia today.

Navy Accepts Delivery of the future USS America

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 1:50pm
The Navy accepted delivery of the future USS America (LHA 6) from Huntington Ingalls Industries April 10.

Navy to Christen Future USS Zumwalt, New Class of Destroyer

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 12:47pm
The Navy will christen the future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) April 12, during a ceremony at General Dynamics—Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine.