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Get live coverage of Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert's address to students at the Naval War College today at 1:15 p.m. EDT.
For Sailors who have ever wondered what it's like in another branch of the military or in a foreign military, there's a special program offering that experience, said a Navy detailer Oct. 25.
In order to meet the increasing demand for officers with specific computer network operations knowledge, skills and abilities, requirements for the Cyber Warrant Officer Commissioning Program have changed, Navy officials said Oct. 25.
"We are about to go into a fight against overwhelming odds from which survival cannot be expected," announced Lt. Cmdr. Robert W. Copeland, commanding officer of the John C. Butler—class destroyer escort USS Samuel B. Roberts (DE 413), over the 1MC on Oct. 25, 1944.
CNP announced Oct. 24 that the November 2013 monthly officer promotion message will not include the active duty chief warrant officers who are authorized promotion Oct. 1 or Nov. 1, 2013 due to the recent release of chief warrant officer 3/4/5 results by the secretary of the Navy.
U.S. Fleet Forces and Pacific Fleet released a joint message Oct. 24 detailing the use and wear of the new Flame Resistant Variant (FRV) coveralls.
A shooting occurred at approximately 12:47 (local time) today at a National Guard facility located near Naval Support Activity (NSA) Mid—South, Millington, Tenn. No fatalities were reported, but two National Guardsmen received non—life threatening injuries.
Laura Baxter, the publisher and general manager of Flagship Inc. and Military Newspapers of Virginia, is the Navy's 2012 Spirit of Hope winner, officials announced Oct. 24 in NAVADMIN 277/13.
The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert, and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens visited the crew of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) to provide Sailors on board an opportunity to speak directly with the Navy's most senior leadership, Oct. 23.
Guided—missile frigate USS Rentz (FFG 46) and embarked U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) conducted a Safety—of—Life—at—Sea operation rescue Oct. 20—21 for a fishing vessel, 200 nautical miles off the coast of Ecuador in distress and stranded for 10 days.
Navy commands worldwide are participating in Energy Action Month to share information on energy efficiency, highlight Navy's successful energy initiatives, and foster an energy—aware culture.
The nuclear—powered aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and her escort, guided—missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61), conducted a northbound transit of the Suez Canal, Oct. 20.
President Barack Obama released the following message to all Federal employees Oct. 18.
Due to a lapse in federal funding, some Navy Selection Boards scheduled for October 2013 had to be rescheduled.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel released the following message Oct. 17.
President Barack Obama signed legislation late yesterday night bringing federal employees back to work after Congress finally resolved the budget logjam which led to a 16—day shutdown.
With the USS Arizona and Battleship Missouri Memorials as a backdrop, Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr. relieved Adm. Cecil D. Haney as commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet during a change of command ceremony on Joint Base Pearl Harbor—Hickam, Oct. 16.
Amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17) transferred 128 distressed persons to Armed Forces of Malta offshore patrol vessel P52 Oct. 17.
The 21st International Seapower Symposium (ISS), scheduled for Oct. 22—25 in Newport, R.I., was cancelled today as a result of the government shutdown.
The Secretary of the Navy has announced a new Department of the Navy sexual assault survey for 2013, which started Oct. 15, and can be taken online via any device that can access the internet.