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Secretary of the Navy Talks Energy Security at Arizona State

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 12:49pm
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus discussed the current global situation, energy, and sustainability, from a maritime perspective April 24, at Arizona State University's Global Institute of Sustainability.

ACU 5 Returns to Camp Pendleton

Fri, 04/25/2014 - 1:10am
Family members and friends eagerly waited to catch a glimpse of their Sailors coming home on the incoming Landing Craft Air Cushions (LCAC), assigned to the Assault Craft Unit (ACU 5), during a homecoming ceremony, April 24.

USS Donald Cook Departs Black Sea

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 1:15pm
The forward deployed guided—missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) departed the Black Sea, April 24.

21st Century Sailor Office Director Briefs Sub Community, Senior Leaders

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 12:50pm
Rear Adm. Sean Buck, director, 21st Century Sailor Office,recently traveled to the New England area to meet with Sailors from the submarine community, Command Leadership School, Senior Enlisted Academy, Boston—area Navy recruiters and members of a two Boston universities, April 21—23.

Sponsorship Key Component to Sailor Success

Thu, 04/24/2014 - 10:11am
As Permanent Change of Station (PCS) season nears, commands are reminded of the importance of command sponsorship.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark A. Mayo Awarded Navy and Marine Corps Medal

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:04pm
Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark A. Mayo will be posthumously awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal on Friday at Arlington National Cemetery. Mayo, 24, was killed during a shooting incident at Naval Station Norfolk, March 24. Mayo was assigned to Naval Security Forces, Naval Station Norfolk.

CNP: Sea Duty to bring more Money and Opportunity for Sailors

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:12am
The Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) and Fleet Master Chief April Beldo, Moran's senior enlisted advisor, addressed Sailors and answered questions at the Association of the United States Navy's 1st Annual Career Development Symposium (AUSN), April 23 in Norfolk, Va.

Navy Leaders Agree to CUES at 14th WPNS

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:27am
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) and the U.S. Pacific Fleet commander joined over 20 maritime leaders April 22 at the 14th Western Pacific Naval Symposium (WPNS) to exchange ideas and agree upon procedures affecting maritime conduct at sea.

Navy Celebrates Earth Day through "Global Reach, Local Action"

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 2:17pm
Navy commands across the globe are celebrating Earth Day today and throughout the month of April by participating in local activities that showcase their ongoing commitment to the environment as they support the Navy's national security mission.

USS Taylor to Enter Black Sea

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 9:07am
The Oliver Hazard Perry—class frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50), homeported in Mayport, Fla., will enter the Black Sea, April 22, to promote peace and stability in the region.

UPDATE: USS Bonhomme Richard Completes Search and Rescue Mission in Korea

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 6:48am
With concurrence from South Korean commanders, the U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) is departing waters around Jindo, South Korea April 22 after assisting with search and rescue operations near the site of the Korean passenger ferry Sewol.

USS Somerset Arrives in San Diego

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 10:23pm
The amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25) arrived at its new homeport of Naval Base San Diego, April 21.

Dallas—Fort Worth Kicks Off Navy Week

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 4:54pm
Dallas—Fort Worth Navy Week 2014 kicked off April 21 with a Mayoral proclamation at Dallas' city hall. Vice Adm. David Dunaway, commander, Naval Air Systems Command, along with Sailors from USS Dallas (SSN 700), USS Texas (SSN 775) and area residents, attended the ceremony.

2013 Shore SOY Announced

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 12:22pm
The vice chief of naval operations (VCNO) announced the winner of the Navy Shore Sailor of the Year (SOY) during a ceremony at the Pentagon, April 18.

Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group Returns Home

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:23am
Approximately 6,000 Sailors and Marines assigned to the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HST CSG) arrived at their homeports in Norfolk and Mayport, Fla., April 18, following a nine—month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation.

USS Mason Returns from Deployment

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 8:26am
Guided—missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) returns to Norfolk, Va. from a nine—month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility (AOR), April 18.

USS Cowpens, USS Spruance Return from Deployment

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 2:54pm
Guided—missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) and guided—missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111) returned to Naval Base San Diego April 17 following completion of separate deployments to the Western Pacific Ocean.

Taking Care of Sailors' Careers

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 8:52am
Command career counselors and command career development teams are required to conduct quality Career Development Boards (CDB) to include properly documenting them in the Career Information Management System (CIMS), Navy leadership said April 17.

UPDATE: Bonhomme Richard Assists in Korean Search and Rescue Efforts

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 7:16am
The U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) is engaged in search and rescue operations, April 17, near the site of Korean passenger ship Sewol that sank near the island of Jindo off the southwestern coast of the Republic of Korea.

UPDATE: Hue City to Return to Mayport Following Fire

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 9:16am
U.S. Fleet Forces announced late Monday that USS Hue City (CG 66) would return to her homeport of Mayport, Fla. following a fire that occurred April 14.