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Navy Strikes Gold at the Invictus Games

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 6:42am
An aviation baotswain's mate won the U.S. team's first gold medal during track and field competitions Sept. 11 at the Invictus Games in London.

Navy F/A—18 Hornets Crash in Pacific Ocean

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 5:49am
Two F/A—18 Hornets from Carrier Air Wing 17 embarked on the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) crashed at 5:40 p.m. local time, today, while operating at sea in the western Pacific Ocean.

USNS Choctaw County Sails to Baltimore for Star—Spangled Banner Celebration

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 8:02am
The U.S. Navy's second joint high—speed vessel entered Baltimore's Inner Harbor yesterday with other Navy ships to celebrate the Star—Spangled Spectacular, the 200th anniversary of the poem penned by Francis Scott Key that later became the national anthem.

Wounded Warriors Arrive in London for the Invictus Games

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:13pm
Twenty—two Navy and Coast Guard wounded warrior athletes competing at the Invictus Games attended a welcome reception Sept. 9 at U.S. Ambassador Matthew Barzun's residence in Regent's Park in London.

CNO speaks at Sea Service Diversity Conference

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 10:01am
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert spoke Tuesday at the Association of Naval Services Officers (ANSO) Eastern Region Symposium at Fort Belvoir Officers' Club.

Navy Announces 2014 Stockdale Recipients

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 2:22pm
The 2014 recipients of the Vice Adm. James Bond Stockdale Leadership Award were announced in NAVADMIN 208/14 released Sept. 9.

Hampton Roads Sailors Walk Out of Darkness for Suicide Prevention

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 10:21am
Service members from more than 20 Virginia commands participated in the largest suicide prevention walk in the nation during the ninth annual Walk Out of Darkness in Virginia Beach, Va., Sept. 6.

Navy Christens Submarine John Warner

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 7:42pm
Pre—Commissioning Unit (PCU) John Warner (SSN 785), the first of the Virginia—class attack submarines to be homported in Naval Station Norfolk, was christened at Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, Va., Sept. 6.

Aviation Command Retention Bonus is Back

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 7:49am
After a year's worth of work and staffing, Navy leadership approved the restoration of the Aviation Command Retention Bonus (ACRB) this week. This will increase the pool of talented and qualified officers with command experience to fill critical commander and captain jobs.

Enlisted Leadership Training Review Asks Sailors: What Do You Need?

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 7:25am
Sailors with opinions or ideas about how to best develop enlisted leaders are being asked to provide input on two Navy courses that are currently under review, said the review project's leader Sept. 4.