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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.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced Oct. 10 the establishment of the Washington Navy Yard Recovery Task Force.
Due to a lapse in federal funding, all statutory and administrative selection boards scheduled for October are being rescheduled, Navy leaders said Oct. 11.
The Navy announced today that the christening of the future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) originally scheduled for Oct. 19 has been postponed.
Ticonderoga—class guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) responded to a distress call and rescued two injured civilian mariners off the southwest coast of the Republic of Korea, Oct. 8.
Topics for General Military Training (GMT) for FY 14 were announced in NAVADMIN 264/13, Oct. 9.
The Chief of Naval Operations and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy took time to share the latest information on government shutdown and other fleet issues with Sailors, Navy civilians and their families Oct. 8, during a worldwide Navy birthday all hands call at the Defense Media Activity.
In support of the Navy's 21st Century Sailor initiative, NAVADMIN 262/13 announced that starting Jan. 1, Sailors will be required to participate in Navy Operational Stress Control (OSC) skills training within the six months prior to deployment.
From the Navy Chief of Information RDML John Kirby: All currently furloughed Navy Department employees should return to work tomorrow or as soon as practical.
"We are grateful for today's decision about our civilian workforce.
Today I am announcing that most DoD civilians placed on emergency furlough during the government shutdown will be asked to return to work beginning next week.
As Tropical Storm Karen makes its way northward through the Gulf of Mexico, U.S. Navy bases, Sailors, and their families along the Gulf Coast are making preparations for severe weather.