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The chief of naval personnel (CNP) visited Navy Region Northwest commands Nov. 18—19 to speak with Sailors about manning, training and budget concerns.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus completed a visit to Doha, Qatar, Nov. 20.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus visited Afghanistan Nov. 18—19 to meet with Sailors and Marines deployed to the region.
The Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Charles Drew (T—AKE 10) keeps warships like aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) mission ready with fresh food, JP—5 fuel and even ammunition with vertical replenishments and conventional replenishments, Nov. 17.
Sailors assigned to the medical department aboard the U.S. Navy's forward—deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) treated wounded Philippine citizens and conducted a health care needs assessment in the Guiuan area during Operation Damayan, Nov. 17.
A former Navy and Russian Iron Chef "cooks" up morale aboard the U.S. Navy's forward—deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) during Operation Damayan.
In the small village of Guiuan, located in Eastern Samar province, villagers lined up outside the gate of a runway awaiting food, water and medical supplies to be delivered by helicopters from the George Washington Strike Group (GWSG) in support of Operation Damayan.
USNS Bowditch (T—AGS 62) was first on scene off the coast of Tacloban, Republic of the Philippines, ensuring safe sea lanes in order for the George Washington Strike Group (GWSG) to assist the Third Marine Expeditionary Brigade in support of Operation Damayan.
USS Freedom (LCS 1) departed Singapore's Changi Naval Base on Nov. 16 for the final time as part of her maiden overseas deployment to Southeast Asia.
Here is the Nov 16th (1000 India time) Seventh Fleet update for Operation Damayan.
Sailors from the "Wallbangers" of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 117 embarked the U.S. Navy's forward—deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) Nov. 11 just in time to aid the George Washington Strike Group (GWSG) in Operation Damayan.
The George Washington Strike Group (GWSG) continues its preparation to aid the Republic of Philippines in response to Super Typhoon Haiyan, Nov. 14.
Countries around the world are responding to the Typhoon Haiyan—caused devastation in the Philippines, and aid is rushing to the island nation with the U.S. Navy leading the way.
Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda tore through the Republic of the Philippines last week and left an estimated 4.2 million people without basic necessities.
The USS George Washington is delivering water, medical supplies and hygienic supplies to Guiuan/Samar, Ormoc, Borongan and Leyte Gulf. 20 US Navy helicopters have been in continuous operation since yesterday.
As U.S. Navy assets steam towards the Philippines to provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief to the victims of Typhoon Haiyan, Navy hydrographers are busy charting safe passages through potential navigation hazards created by the receding storm surge.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus made a brief stop in Moron, Spain, Nov. 14, to meet with Marines assigned to the Special Purpose — Marine Air—Ground Task Force (SP—MAGTF) Crisis Response unit.
George Washington Strike Group (GWSG) arrived in the vicinity of the Leyte Gulf today to support the Third Marine Expeditionary Brigade in assisting the Philippine government in 'Operation Damayan' in response to the aftermath of the Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda in the Republic of the Philippines.
Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, directed the activation of the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T—AH 19) Nov. 13 to be ready to support ongoing disaster relief efforts in the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has ordered the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) and other U.S. Navy ships to make best speed for the Republic of the Philippines.