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Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert joined Chief of Staff of the French navy, Adm. Bernard Rogel, veterans and leaders from the United States, France and other countries to commemorate the 70th anniversaries of D—Day and Battle of Normandy this week.
A mishap involving a Training Air Wing FIVE TH—57 Sea Ranger helicopter occurred at approximately 10:15 a.m. CDT on June 5 at Naval Air Station (NAS) Whiting Field's Navy Outlying Landing Field Spencer in Pace, Fla.
The Ticonderoga—class guided—missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) welcomed aboard U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel during a scheduled port visit to Constanta, Romania, June 5.
A U.S. Navy F/A—18E Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 81 based at Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana, Va., impacted the water during an approach to USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) at approximately 10 p.m. PST on June 4 while operating off the coast of southern California.
Sailors attended Michael Bay's "The Last Ship" premiere at the Newseum, June 4.
Hundreds of Sailors, Marines, Coast Guardsmen and a handful of World War II veterans commemorated the 72nd anniversary of the Battle of Midway during a ceremony at the Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C., June 4.
USS Ross (DDG 71) departed its Norfolk homeport June 3 on her way to Rota, Spain, as the second of four Arleigh Burke—class guided—missile destroyers to be forward deployed there.
The Wounded Warrior Team Navy Trials begin June 4 in Norfolk, Va., as seriously wounded, ill and injured service members face off in archery, shooting, swimming and wheelchair basketball.
Thirteen nations are scheduled to participate in the 42nd annual joint exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2014, set for June 6—21, in the Baltic Sea.
The results of the FY15 Senior Chief Petty Officer selection board will be released on command BUPERS Online (BOL) Wednesday, June 4, at 9 a.m. EDT, providing commanding officers the opportunity to notify Sailors of the selection results 24 hours prior to public release.
First Lady Michelle Obama's initials were welded onto a metal plate as Sailors from Pre—Commissioning Unit Illinois (SSN 786) looked on during a keel—laying ceremony for the new fast—attack submarine, June 2.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus formally named USS Tripoli (LHA 7) May 30 during an evening parade hosted by Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. James F. Amos at Marine Barracks Washington.
Today, the Navy announced changes to the inactivation timelines for two Los Angeles—class submarines that are scheduled to retire from active service.
A change of command ceremony was held aboard USS Essex (LHD 2), May 28 where Capt. Peter M. Mantz relieved Capt. Joker L. Jenkins as Essex's commanding officer.
Nearly 400 Navy—funded registrations are now available for Sailors to attend the Sea Services Leadership Association (SSLA) 27th Annual Joint Women's Leadership Symposium (JWLS).
Employers from across the country attended the 4th annual Wounded Warrior Hiring and Support Conference, May 28—29 in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, May 27 in Abe's office to discuss regional security and maritime partnership opportunities between the United States and Japan.
More than 100 Naval War College Alumni and guests from 14 different countries discussed important Indo—Asia—Pacific issues at the NWC 10th Regional Alumni Symposium in Manila, Philippines, May 21—23.
The Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens reflects on Memorial Day.
An estimated 30,000 people filled the Navy—Marine Corps Stadium in Annapolis, Md., May 23 to witness the swearing in of the U.S. military's newest officers.