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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.

MCPON Kicks Off Leadership Mess Symposium with Senior Navy Leaders

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 2:10pm
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens began his annual Leadership Mess Symposium in Suffolk, Virginia, Oct. 21, which included more than 100 fleet, force, and flag—level command master chiefs.

Chief of Naval Personnel Visits Naval Special Warfare

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:43pm
Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) Vice Adm. Bill Moran visited Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Sailors during an all—hands call on Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek—Fort Story, Oct. 21.

USS Milius Departs on Deployment

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:25am
The guided—missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69) departed Naval Base San Diego Oct. 20 on an independent deployment to the Western Pacific and Indian Oceans.

Wearing Ball Caps: What You Need to Know

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 8:35am
Optional wear of the Navy and command ball caps was authorized Sept. 1 with Navy Working Uniforms (NSU) (Type I, II and III) as well as with flight suits, coveralls, Flame Resistant Variant (FRV) coveralls and the Navy physical training uniform.

Nimitz to Participate Alongside Canadian, Japanese, other US Ships in Task Group Exercise

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:23pm
Canadian, Japanese and U.S ships will participate in a U.S. 3rd Fleet—led Task Group Exercise (TGEX) off the coast of Southern California, Oct. 20—31.

Navy Christens, Launches Future USS Detroit

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:11pm
The Navy christened the future USS Detroit (LCS 7), the fourth Littoral Combat Ship of the Freedom variant, in a ceremony at Marinette Marine Shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin, Oct. 18.

Navy Ends Standard Transfer Orders

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:20am
The Navy announced the cancellation of Standard Transfer Orders (STO) and the establishment of the Navy Standard Integrated Personnel System (NSIPS) order writing module in a message Oct. 17.

Exercise Clear Horizon 2014 to Hone Mine Countermeasures, Enhance Cooperation

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:56am
The U.S. and Republic of Korea navies will participate in Exercise Clear Horizon, October 20—24, in waters south of the Korean peninsula.

USS Constitution Conducts Final Underway Demonstration Until 2018

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 4:44pm
The crew of USS Constitution embarked on their final Boston Harbor underway demonstration aboard Old Ironsides this year, Oct. 17.

Navy's New CAP Policy—— 5 Things You Need to Know

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:11am
Earlier this year, the Chief of Naval Personnel announced updates to the Command Advancement Program (CAP) for active component (AC) and Reserve component (RC) and a shift from a calendar to a fiscal year timeline for CAP and Navy Recruiter Meritorious Advancement Program (NRMAP), starting Oct. 1.

U.S. Navy's Overseas Force Structure Changes Underscore Commitment to the Asia—Pacific

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 6:09pm
The U.S. Navy announced today that the ballistic missile defense (BMD)—capable guided—missile destroyers USS Benfold (DDG 65) and USS Milius (DDG 69) will become part of the Forward Deployed Naval Forces (FDNF) based at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan.

USS Constitution to Get Underway for Final Time Until 2018

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 7:57pm
USS Constitution will get underway in Boston Harbor on Friday, Oct. 17, in commemoration of the U.S. Navy's 239th birthday and the ship's upcoming 217th birthday.

USS La Jolla Bids Farewell to Pearl Harbor

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:28pm
An audience of Sailors, submarine veterans, and friends and families of the crew of USS La Jolla (SSN 701) gathered at Lockwood Hall Lanai at Joint Base Pearl Harbor—Hickam, Oct. 14, to bid farewell to the Los Angeles—class fast attack submarine.

Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group Checks in to US 5th Fleet

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 6:47am
The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group wrapped up operations in the Western Pacific and reported for duty in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility Oct. 15.

Bataan Sailors, Marines Complete Successful Visit to Naples, Italy

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 2:40pm
Sailors and Marines from amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) departed Naples, Italy, Oct. 14, following a scheduled port visit.

San Francisco Fleet Week Concludes

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 2:31pm
San Francisco Fleet Week 2014 (SFFW 14) came to an end Oct. 13 after thousands of people came out to visit with America's sea services.