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Update: Navy Identifies Missing Pilot in Crash (1/9 11 p.m.)

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 12:01pm
On Jan. 8, 2014 a Navy MH—53E helicopter crashed off the coast of Virginia Beach, Va. The wife of the missing pilot has asked the Navy to release his name. The family asks for privacy during this difficult time. The missing pilot is Lt. Sean Christopher Snyder, 39, from Santee, Calif.

USS John Paul Jones to Replace USS Lake Erie in Hawaii; USS Preble also moving to Aloha State

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 5:40pm
The U.S. Navy announced Jan. 7, that USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) will swap homeports with USS Lake Erie (CG 70) this summer. USS Preble (DDG 88) will also leave San Diego for Hawaii this summer to replace the decommissioned frigate, USS Reuben James (FFG 57).

Wounded Warrior Pacific Invitational Training Camp Kicks Off

Mon, 01/06/2014 - 12:50pm
More than 100 athletes will gather for first Wounded Warrior Pacific Invitational (WWPI) in Honolulu, Jan. 8—10.

US, French Navies Work Together to Ensure Security, Stability

Sat, 01/04/2014 - 2:25pm
Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HST CSG) began combined operations with the French navy's Task Force 473 in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) Dec. 29.

NAVSEA Completes Waterjet Seal and Evaluation on USS Fort Worth

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 10:06am
Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC) divers recently completed the first full underwater waterjet seal and evaluation on a littoral combat ship (LCS), USS Fort Worth (LCS 3), the Navy announced, Jan. 2.

Random Synthetic Marijuana Testing

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 8:21am
As part of a new Department of Defense (DoD) policy, the Navy began testing for synthetic marijuana compounds during random urinalysis, officials announced Dec. 31.

CSADD Monthly Topics Announced for 2014

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 8:18am
The Navy announced the 2014 monthly topics for chapters of the Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD) to emphasize in their awareness and peer mentorship efforts, Dec. 31 in NAVADMIN 335/13.