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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.

Fiscal Year 2015 General Military Training Requirements Announced

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 12:20pm
The Navy's General Military Training (GMT) schedule for fiscal year 2015 (FY—15), announced Sept. 2, outlines significant changes for the program, according to Naval Administrative Message (NAVADMIN) 202/14.

Navy Families Get More Lead Time on Overseas Screening with a Letter of Intent

Wed, 09/03/2014 - 8:22am
Life just got easier for Navy families going overseas with their Sailor with the release of a Navy message Sept. 3.

SECDEF to Hold Live Town Hall at Naval War College

Tue, 09/02/2014 - 11:49am
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will visit the U.S. Naval War College (NWC) and hold a live town hall on the Defense Department's role in national security Sept. 3 at 3 p.m. Viewers can watch live on DoD News at http://www.defense.gov/live.

Update: Marine Helicopter Crashes in the Gulf of Aden

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 1:03pm
A U.S. Marine Corps CH—53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) crashed at 2:00 p.m. (GMT), today, at sea in the Gulf of Aden as it attempted to land aboard USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19).

Bataan ARG Deployment Extended in 5th Fleet

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 8:20am
The Secretary of Defense ordered the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and embarked 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Aug. 30, to remain in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) until the beginning of October.

PCU North Dakota (SSN 784), First Block III Virginia Class Submarine Delivered

Sat, 08/30/2014 - 5:22am
The Navy accepted delivery of PCU North Dakota (SSN 784), the 11th ship of the Virginia Class, on Aug. 29, two days prior to its contract delivery date.

We're in this Together: One Suicide is One Too Many

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 2:55pm
Starting in September the Navy will be promoting the message "Every Sailor, Every Day," to encourage all Sailors, leaders, families and members of the Navy community to strengthen their connections with those around them in accordance with Suicide Prevention Month.

CNO Visits NAS Key West

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 9:54am
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert visited Naval Air Station Key West for an all—hands call and tour of enlisted housing, Aug. 27.

Ball Caps May be Worn with NWUs Beginning Sept. 1

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 9:52am
Beginning Sept. 1, Sailor are authorized to wear the Navy and command ball caps in place of the eight—point cover with the Navy Working Uniform (NWU) Type I, II or III.

Ike Departs Dry Dock, Returning to the Fleet

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 1:53am
The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) moved from Dry Dock 8 to pier 42/43 at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) in Portsmouth, Virginia, Aug. 26.

Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group Departs for Deployment

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 8:42pm
The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group departed Aug. 22 for a scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific and U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.

Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group Heads Out on Deployment

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 8:41pm
Sailors on Nimitz—class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) manned the rails Aug. 22 as they headed out to the Pacific Ocean for a planned overseas deployment.

Tuition Assistance Policy Changing in FY—15

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 8:25pm
Effective immediately, commanding officers and officers—in—charge may approve waivers to the one—year requirement that Sailors must be on board their first permanent duty station (PDS) to be eligible for Tuition Assistance (TA) according to a NAVADMIN released Aug. 21.