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The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) arrived at its forward operating location of Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan upon completion of its 2014 patrol, Nov. 25.
Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) announced the winners of the 2014 Health, Safety, and Fitness Flagship Awards Nov. 25 recognizing eight commands for their outstanding community service.
The Navy is evaluating a scaled—down version of the Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) system for potential incorporation on future Littoral Combat Ships (LCS), Naval Sea Systems Command announced, Nov. 20.
The "Grim Reapers" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 101, the Navy's first F—35C Lightning II carrier variant squadron, reached a milestone in November 2014 by surpassing 1,000 mishap—free flight hours in the F—35C.
The Center for Personal and Professional Development (CPPD) released the 2015 edition of the Naval Leader Planning Guide (NLPG) Nov. 21.
Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 121, the "Bluetails," launched the squadron's first E—2D Advanced Hawkeye during a test flight from Naval Station Norfolk, Nov. 20.
Sailors aboard guided—missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) in partnership with U.S. Pacific Command and the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) successfully executed Flight Test Standard Missile—25 (FTM—25), announced Program Executive Office Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO IWS), Nov. 20.
Arleigh Burke—class guided—missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) departed Naval Station Norfolk Nov. 21 for a deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR).
Two U.S. Naval supply ships collided in the Gulf of Aden Nov. 20 at 5:26 a.m. (GMT) with no injuries to crew members.
U.S. and Japan Self—Defense Forces (JSDF) wrapped up Exercise Keen Sword 15 with a display of naval and air power of 19 ships and seven aircraft operating in formation a few hundred miles off the coast of Southern Japan, Nov. 19.
The Navy Senior Enlisted Academy (SEA) is expanding its delivery format to afford every senior chief petty officer the opportunity to attend the SEA prior to selection to master chief petty officer.
E—4, E—5, and E—6 advancement quotas for active duty and full time support (FTS) Sailors were released Nov. 19, and more than 23,000 Sailors are scheduled to advance when their results are released next week.
Navy Fleet Post Office (FPO) addresses for ships, mobile units and ashore FPOs are being converted to an address format compatible with the U.S. Postal Service's (USPS) address system, according to a Nov. 18 NAVADMIN message.
The Navy released guidance for commanders and health professionals on reducing access to lethal means as related to suicide prevention through voluntary storage of privately—owned firearms Nov. 18.
The leader of the expedition that discovered the Titanic wreck and a Nobel Prize—winning physicist are among a growing lineup of speakers slated for the Naval Future Force Science and Technology (S&T) Expo Feb. 4—5 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
The Yellow Jackets of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 138 participated in Max Thunder, a bilateral aerial training exercise for U.S. and Republic of Korea (ROK) military aircrews and maintainers, Nov. 14—21 at Kunsan Air Base, Korea.
The F—35C Lightning II carrier variant Joint Strike Fighter completed its first phase of developmental test (DT) aboard an aircraft carrier Nov. 14, three days ahead of schedule aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68).
After completing a nine—month deployment in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operations (AOR), the ships and squadrons of the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWB CSG) returned to their homeports in Norfolk, Va., Whidbey Island, Wash. and Mayport, Fla., Nov 15.
Capt. Paul Young assumed command of the newly formed Commander, Littoral Combat Ship Squadron (LCSRON) 2 during a ceremony held at Naval Station Mayport Nov. 7.
The F—35C Lightning II carrier variant Joint Strike Fighter conducted its first carrier—based night flight operations aboard an aircraft carrier off the coast of San Diego Nov. 13.