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NWC Accepting Applications for 2014—2015 Fleet Seminar Program

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:22am
The U.S. Naval War College (NWC) is now accepting online applications through June 30 for the College of Distance Education's 2014—2015 Fleet Seminar Program (FSP).

USS Vandegrift Returns to San Diego following Rescue at Sea

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 8:51pm
The Oliver Hazard Perry—class guided missile frigate USS Vandegrift (FFG 48) arrived at Naval Base San Diego April 9 following the rescue of a family with a sick infant on a disabled sailboat approximately 1,300 miles south of San Diego.

New Female Combination Covers Issued for Wear Tests

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 4:07pm
The Navy's Uniform Matters Office issued new prototype female combination covers for a months—long trial period to approximately 30 D.C. and Annapolis based Sailors, April 8 and 9.

Reduce Stress When You PCS

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:49am
Planning ahead can be one of the biggest stress relievers when it comes to a permanent change of station (PCS) move, Fleet and Family Service Center (FFSC) officials said April 9.

CNO Speaks at Sea—Air—Space Dinner About Joint Force Interdependence

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 8:35am
The Chief of Naval Operations addressed 1200 military, government civilians and defense industry members at a Sea—Air—Space Exposition April 8.

Former President Clinton Delivers Forrestal Lecture at Naval Academy

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 5:21pm
Former President William J. Clinton delivered remarks to the Brigade of Midshipmen, staff, faculty and guests at the Naval Academy, April 8, as a part of the 54th Annual Naval Academy Foreign Affairs Conference (NAFAC).

Navy Releases FY14 Aviation Career Continuation Pay Rates

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 9:41am
Qualified Navy aviators can receive up to $125,000 in bonuses announced in a message released April 8.

Service Chiefs' Update Begins 2014 Sea—Air—Space Expo

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 8:16pm
The 49th Annual 2014 Navy League Sea—Air—Space Exposition began at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md. with an official opening ceremony, April 7.

CNO Talks Payloads, Platforms and Joint Operability at Sea—Air—Space Expo

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 8:12pm
The Navy's top admiral joined his sea service counterparts to discuss the importance of the sea services at the Sea—Air—Space Service Chief Update Panel April 7.

All Systems Go: Navy's Laser Weapon Ready for Summer Deployment

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:02am
Navy engineers are making final adjustments to a laser weapon prototype that will be the first of its kind to deploy aboard a ship late this summer.

Scale Model WWII Craft Takes Flight with Fuel From the Sea Concept

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 8:11am
Navy researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), Materials Science and Technology Division, demonstrated proof—of—concept of novel NRL technologies developed for the recovery of carbon dioxide (CO2) and hydrogen (H2) from seawater and conversion to a liquid hydrocarbon fuel.

Navy to Deploy Electromagnetic Railgun Aboard JHSV

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 8:07am
The U.S. Navy plans to install and test a prototype electromagnetic railgun aboard a joint high speed vessel in fiscal year 2016, the service announced today.

US 7th Fleet MH370 Update

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 7:20am
The U.S. Navy team operating the towed pinger locator (TPL) onboard Australian defense vessel Ocean Shield detected pinging signals, April 6. The detected signals are consistent with sounds that would come from a black box.

San Diego Family Safe Onboard Vandegrift

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 9:38pm
On April 6, 2014 Sailors from Oliver Hazard Perry—class frigate USS Vandegrift (FFG 48) assisted in the rescue of a family with a sick infant via the ship's small boat as part of a joint U.S. Navy, Coast Guard and California Air National Guard rescue effort.

USS Coronado Commissioned in Namesake City

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 8:09pm
More than 4,000 guests watched as the littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) joined the Navy's surface fleet during a commissioning ceremony at Naval Air Station North Island in Coronado, Calif., April 5.

US, ROK Forces Wrap Up Exercise Ssang Yong 2014

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 7:53pm
Sailors and Marines from Expeditionary Strike Group Seven (ESG 7) and the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Brigade (3rd MEB), along with their counterparts from the Republic of Korea (ROK), wrapped up exercise Ssang Yong 2014, April 5.

Nationals Honor Washington Navy Yard Before Home Opener

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 3:16pm
The Washington Nationals paid tribute to those affected by last September's tragic event at Washington Navy Yard (WNY) during pre—game ceremonies of the team's home opener against the Atlanta Braves, April 4.

USS De Wert Decommissioned in Mayport

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 3:06pm
After more than 30 years of Naval service, crew members, plankowners, family members and friends gathered at Naval Station Mayport April 4, to bid farewell to the Oliver Hazard Perry—class frigate USS De Wert (FFG 45) during a decommissioning ceremony.

USS Stout Returns to Norfolk

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 12:22pm
Guided—missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) returned to Naval Station Norfolk April 4 after an eight—month deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet Area of Responsibility.

US Fleet Cyber Command/US 10th Fleet Change of Command

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 8:44pm
U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet (FCC/C10F) conducted a change of command April 2 at the Frank B. Rowlett Building located at Fort George G. Meade, Md.