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"Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment" in the U.S. Navy

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 9:50am
The Navy joins the nation in celebrating Women's History Month during March, as announced in NAVADMIN 043/14, released Feb. 28.

CNO, MCPON discuss ethics on "Conversation with a Shipmate"

Tue, 03/04/2014 - 6:24pm
WASHINGTON (NNS)—Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens released this week another episode of "Conversation with a Shipmate" further discussing the Navy's commitment to ethics.

Secretary of the Navy Announces Career Sea Pay Increases

Tue, 03/04/2014 - 12:42pm
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus today announced an increase in Career Sea Pay (CSP) and Career Sea Pay Premium (CSP—P) for eligible Sailors and Marines serving aboard ships whose primary mission is conducted at sea.

Department of the Navy Releases Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Proposal

Tue, 03/04/2014 - 12:03pm
The Department of the Navy released its proposed $148 billion budget for fiscal year 2015 (FY15), March 4.

USS George H.W. Bush Arrives in Greece

Tue, 03/04/2014 - 8:26am
The 10th Nimitz—class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) arrived in Piraeus, Greece, for a scheduled port visit Mar. 4.

Tuition Assistance Program Funds Awaiting Sailors' Use

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 12:18pm
The Center for Personal and Professional Development (CPPD) is asking Sailors to submit their Navy Tuition Assistance (TA) requests — and now would be good —— said the director of Navy Voluntary Education (VOLED) March 3.

NMCB 1 Sailors Awakened by 6.6. Magnitude Earthquake in Okinawa

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 7:36am
A magnitude 6.6 earthquake shook the island of Okinawa Japan during the wee hours of the morning, March 3.

Update #2: F/A—18C Crashes in Nevada (March 3, 12:32 a.m. ET)

Sun, 03/02/2014 - 10:50am
The Navy has determined that the U.S. military pilot whose aircraft crashed Saturday on a training flight for the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center at Naval Air Station (NAS) Fallon, Nev., was killed in the mishap.

Newest Navy Warship Commissioned in Philadelphia

Sat, 03/01/2014 - 8:18pm
USS Somerset (LPD 25), the Navy's newest amphibious transport dock ship, commissioned during a formal ceremony at Penn's Landing in Philadelphia, March 1.

US Navy F/A—18C Crashes in Nevada

Sat, 03/01/2014 - 8:01pm
A U.S. Navy F/A—18C Hornet assigned to the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center at Naval Air Station (NAS) Fallon, Nev., crashed today at approximately 3 p.m. PST on a U.S. Navy range training complex, approximately 70 miles east of NAS Fallon.

USS Rentz Returns from Deployment

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 12:09pm
Guided—missile frigate USS Rentz (FFG 46) returned to San Diego from a seven—month deployment to the 4th Fleet Area of Operations (AOR), Feb. 28.

NHHC Releases Official New Logo

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 11:51am
The U.S. Navy's Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) revealed the command's new logo, designed to represent its multifaceted mission, Feb. 27.

MCPON Testifies before Congress on Quality of Life

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 11:00am
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON)(AW/NAC) Michael Stevens testified before Congress Feb. 26. MCPON appeared before the House Appropriations Committee's Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies.

USS Denver Departs Okinawa

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 9:45am
The forward—deployed amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9) departed Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 27 after embarking Marines assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU).

Solid Curtain—Citadel Shield Tests Crisis Response

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 10:15pm
Military and civilian emergency services throughout Naval District Washington (NDW) concluded two weeks of extensive drills and crisis response training during the annual anti—terrorism and force protection exercise Solid Curtain—Citadel Shield (SC—CS) on Feb. 25.

Navy to Commission Amphibious Transport Dock Somerset

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 10:15pm
The Navy will commission the newest amphibious transport dock, USS Somerset (LPD 25), Saturday, March 1, during an 11 a.m. EST ceremony at Penn's Landing in Philadelphia.

Nimitz Diary Unveils Naval War College Legacy of Learning

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 10:14pm
The U.S. Naval War College (NWC) unveiled the public online digitization project of Fleet Adm. Chester Nimitz's 4,000 page operational diary, known as The Nimitz Graybook, during an evening lecture, Feb. 24 at NWC in Newport, R.I.

Navy Officials Tell Sailors to Verify PRIMS Data

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 8:53am
With the semiannual Physical Fitness Assessment (PFA) upcoming, Navy Physical Readiness Program officials remind Sailors to verify their results in the Physical Readiness Information Management System (PRIMS).

Active Shooter Response Training Held at Naval Base Coronado

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 7:57pm
U.S. Navy security personnel and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) teamed up in active shooter training during Exercise Solid Curtain/Citadel Shield on Naval Base Coronado, Feb. 25.

George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group Enters 6th Fleet

Mon, 02/24/2014 - 7:32pm
More than 5,000 Sailors serving in the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWB CSG) arrived in the U.S. 6th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR), Feb. 24.