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The Center for Personal and Professional Development (CPPD) is temporarily expanding the availability of tuition assistance (TA) for Sailors beginning Dec. 17.
Cmdr. Roger D. Heinken assumed command of USS Freedom (LCS 1), the U.S. Navy's first Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), during a change of command at Joint Base Pearl Harbor—Hickam, Dec 15.
The future USS Jackson (LCS 6) launched from the Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Ala., Dec. 14, marking an important production milestone for the littoral combat ship program.
The U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen beat West Point's Black Knights, 34—7, at the 114th Army—Navy football game at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia Dec. 14.
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens conducted an all—hands call for Sailors at Naval Air Station Pensacola (NASP), Fla., Dec. 12.
The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and embarked Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11, and Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 23 arrived at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego, Dec. 12, following an eight—and—a—half—month deployment to the U.S. 5th, 6th and 7th Fleet AOR.
Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mark E. Ferguson met with Gen. Abdelaziz Bennani, Inspector General of the Royal Armed Forces of Morocco, during an office call at the Pentagon, Dec. 12.
Navy Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention (NADAP) office has just released two new Public Service Announcement videos regarding the career risks of the synthetic drugs known as "bath salts" and "Spice" Dec. 12.
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), Adm. Jonathan Greenert held an all—hands call with Sailors and Department of Defense civilian employees at The Big Screen theater on U.S. Naval Base Guam Dec. 11.
December has been designated as National Drunk and Drugged Driving (3D) Prevention Month, a time to raise awareness about the consequences of driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs, announced Dorice Favorite, director, Navy Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Office.
The Los Angeles—class fast—attack submarine USS Houston (SSN 713) arrived at Changi Naval Base Singapore Dec. 9 for a visit as part of its deployment to the Western Pacific.
Snow is falling and travel becomes treacherous. Office of Personnel Management has declared all Federal Offices closed today in the Washington, D.C. area. Employees encouraged to travel cautiously if travel is necessary.
The F/A—18 Hornet community celebrated the 35th anniversary of the aircraft's first flight during a ceremony Dec. 9 in the Rear Adm. William A. Moffett building atrium at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md.
More than 2,500 guests, including Pearl Harbor survivors and World War II veterans gathered at the Pacific National Monument's Pearl Harbor Visitor Center Dec. 7 to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the attack.
Naval History and Heritage Command's (NHHC) two youngest Sailors honored the veterans of the attack on Pearl Harbor with a wreath laying ceremony, sponsored by the Naval Order of the United States, at Arlington National Cemetery's Tomb of the Unknowns, Dec. 7.
The Mayport community welcomed over 350 new neighbors to Northeast Florida when the USS New York (LPD 21) changed homeport from Naval Station Norfolk to Naval Station Mayport Dec. 6.
President Barack Obama issued a proclamation declaring Dec. 7, 2013, as National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.
Naval Support Activity Naples held its annual Pearl Harbor remembrance ceremony Dec. 6.
Chief of Naval Personnel officials announced today in NAVADMIN 308/13 that the Cycle 222 Active Duty E7 exam date has been changed from Jan. 16 to Jan. 14. The change is to avoid disruption of the testing process due to a potential lapse in government funding.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel started his first full day in Bahrain this week by visiting service members and civilian mariners aboard the USS Ponce, which he called "a purely remarkable ship."