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The Oliver Hazard Perry—class frigate USS Rentz (FFG—46) and its embarked Coast Guard law enforcement detachment transferred $78 Million in confiscated cocaine Sept. 15 to the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Forward (WMEC 911) in the Western Caribbean Sea while assigned to the U.S. 4th Fleet.
In the aftermath of the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, the Navy has established an Emergency Family Assistance Center (EFAC) on board Joint Base Anacostia—Bolling, Sept. 17.
The Navy has issued an order to account for Navy personnel and their families in response to the events that occurred at the Washington Navy Yard, according to a Navy message released Sept. 16.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus directed a rapid review of Navy and Marine Corps' security procedures Sept. 17 at military bases in the United States.
The Navy continues to provide support to Navy personnel affected by the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard (WNY) Sept. 16.
Today, Theresa and I would like to take some time to say 'thank you' for your support and dedication that you provide to our Sailors, families and our great Navy.
Unit commanders are encouraged to nominate outstanding chapters of the Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD) to be recognized as sea and shore chapters of the year, according to NAVADMIN 229/13 released September 10.
The Navy is seeking highly motivated master chief and senior chief petty officers for the Command Master Chief (CMC) and Command Senior Chief (CSC) Program, officials said Sept. 13.
The Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Corona delivered its first quick—look analysis Sept. 13 of the Missile Defense Agency's (MDA) test earlier this week, kicking off the collaborative assessment process for the first operational test of the nation's Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS).
The Career Management System Interactive Detailing (CMS—ID) application phase started Sept. 11, and is scheduled to remain open through Sept. 19 for active duty and Full—Time Support Sailors in their orders—negotiation window, officials said Sept. 12.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel called the commanding officer of the USS Barry (DDG 52) Sept. 11 to express his gratitude to Sailors serving in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said.
More than the stone and water that commemorate those who died at the Pentagon, the lives of survivors of the Sept. 11, 2001, attack are the greatest tribute to those who were lost, President Barack Obama said during a wreath—laying ceremony for the attacks at the 9/11 Pentagon Memorial today.
As a continued effort to eliminate sexual assault within the Department of the Navy (DoN), Sexual Assault Response Coordinators (SARCs) are attending an annual weeklong SARC Conference at Naval Station Norfolk's Vista Point Conference Center, Sept. 9 \—13.
As part of a broader advancement in cooperation between the United States and China, the guided—missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) and the People's Liberation Army—Navy [PLA(N)] participated in training scenarios off the coast of Oahu, Hawaii, Sept. 9.
The Missile Defense Agency (MDA), Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) Operational Test Agency, Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense, and U.S. Pacific Command, in conjunction with
Commander, U.S. Third Fleet (C3F) hosted the Commander of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy [PLA(N)], Adm. Wu Shengli, and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert at C3F headquarters Sept. 9.
Adm. Wu Shengli, commander in chief of the People's Liberation Army — Navy [PLA(N)], visited the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) accompanied by U.S. Navy Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert Sept. 9.
Sailors not receiving mail as expected should remind senders about the United States Postal Service (USPS) requirement to use the nine—digit ZIP code on all mail sent to FPO and APO addresses.
The Navy Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention (NADAP) Office announced Sept. 9 that alcohol incidents among Sailors decreased 51 percent* from Memorial Day through Labor Day compared the same period last year.
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert was hosted as a guest speaker at this year's annual Tailhook Association Banquet in Reno Sept. 7.