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Peleliu Visits Singapore One Last Time

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 8:36pm
The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) pulled into Changi Naval Base for a scheduled port call following completion of Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX) 2015.

F—35C Completes First Arrested Landing aboard Aircraft Carrier

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 4:25pm
The Navy made aviation history Nov. 3 as an F—35C Lightning II carrier variant Joint Strike Fighter conducted its first arrested landing aboard an aircraft carrier off the coast of San Diego.

BA 14: US, Mexican Sailors Participate in MIO Training

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 2:03pm
U.S. Navy and Mexican sailors partnered to conduct maritime interdiction operation (MIO) training during exercise Bold Alligator 2014 (BA14), Oct. 31.

Winter Tuition Assistance Requests Due

Mon, 11/03/2014 - 10:38am
Sailors who plan to take college courses in December and January using Tuition Assistance (TA) should submit their requests now so they may be reviewed in time for class.

Task Group Exercise Comes to a Close, Ends with Success

Sat, 11/01/2014 - 10:10am
Canadian, Japanese and U.S. ships completed a two—week long Task Group Exercise (TGEX) Oct. 31 off the coast of Southern California.

European Distinguished Visitors Embark USS George H.W. Bush

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 1:47pm
U.S. Naval Forces Europe—Africa hosted 23 distinguished visitors from multiple European countries aboard aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) as a part of the Navy's Distinguished Visitor (DV) Embark program, Oct. 30.

Bataan Amphibious Ready Group Returns To Homeport

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 9:26pm
More than 4,000 Sailors and Marines from the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) completed a nine—month deployment, returning to Naval Station Norfolk, Va. and Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek—Fort Story, Va. Oct. 31, 2014.

USS Ingraham Returns from Final Deployment

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 12:20pm
Oliver Hazard Perry—class frigate USS Ingraham (FFG 61) is scheduled to return from its final deployment to the 4th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) Oct. 30 to make preparations for decommissioning.

Navy's Largest Exercise Underway in the Middle East

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 6:58am
The International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX), the world's largest naval exercise, with 44 participating nations from six continents, began with the Maritime Infrastructure Protection Symposium in Manama, Bahrain, Oct. 27.

Wounded Warriors Show Strength during Warrior Care Month

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 3:49pm
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus named November 2014 Warrior Care Month in an all—Navy message (ALNAV) to Navy and Marine Corps personnel released Oct. 27.

USS Mustin Arrives in Cambodia to Begin CARAT '14

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 2:07pm
The Arleigh Burke—class guided—missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) arrived in Cambodia to begin the fifth annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Cambodia exercise Oct. 25.

George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group Departs US 5th Fleet

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 12:31pm
The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWB CSG) transited through the Suez Canal marking the end of more than seven months of Maritime Security Operations (MSO) in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations (AOO), Oct. 27.

MCPON Leadership Mess Symposium Concludes

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 1:51pm
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) (AW/NAC) Mike Stevens concluded his annual Leadership Mess Symposium in Suffolk, Virginia, Oct. 24, which included more than 100 fleet, force, and flag—level command master chiefs.

SECNAV Completes Partnership—Building Visit to Indonesia

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 1:19pm
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus completed a visit to the Indonesian province of North Sumatra October 25 in conjunction with a port visit by the Oliver Hazard Perry—class frigate, USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60).

7th Fleet Commander Kicks off CARAT Cambodia 2014

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 12:38pm
The fifth convening of the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Cambodia exercise began at Ream Naval Base in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, Oct. 27.

USS North Dakota Commissioned

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 3:39pm
USS North Dakota (SSN 784) officially became the Navy's newest addition to the submarine force following a commissioning ceremony held Oct. 25, at Naval Submarine Base New London.

CNIC Holds Change of Command

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:45pm
More than 500 military and civilian personnel attended the change of command ceremony for Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) on Friday, Oct. 24 at Admiral Leutze Park on the Washington Navy Yard.

Society of Women Engineers Selects Navy Engineer for National Award

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:43pm
The Society of Women Engineers named Jessica McElman, an electrical engineer at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division (NSWCCD), as one of 10 emerging leaders and will present her award during their annual conference in Los Angeles, Oct. 24.

Navy to Commission Submarine North Dakota

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:56am
The Navy will commission its newest attack submarine North Dakota, during a ceremony Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut.

USS Michael Murphy Arrives in 7th Fleet AOR

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 8:22am
Guided—missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) Oct. 23.