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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.

Bonhomme Richard on Call for Korean Ferry Rescue Efforts

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 8:28am
The U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) is responding to the scene of Korean passenger ship Sewol that sank near the island of Jindo off the southwestern coast of the Republic of Korea April 16.

Fire Aboard Hue City; No Injuries

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:32am
A fire broke out aboard USS Hue City (CG 66) late Monday, April 14 as the ship was transiting the Atlantic.

USS Donald Cook Welcomes President of Romania

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 9:46am
The forward deployed guided—missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) welcomed aboard Romanian President Traian Bsescu while the ship was in port in Constanta, April 14.

Russian Aircraft Flies Near U.S. Navy Ship in Black Sea

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 7:48pm
A Russian attack aircraft repeatedly flew near the USS Donald Cook in international waters in the Black Sea on April 12, a Pentagon spokesman said today.

SECNAV to Host Live All Hands Call

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:24pm
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus will address Sailors and Marines during a live, global all hands call April 29, at 9:30 a.m. EST.

CNO Talks Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:21pm
April has been designated as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and this year's theme is "Live Our Values: Step Up to Stop Sexual Assault."

CSP and CSP—P Increase begins May 1

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 8:54am
The increase to Career Sea Pay (CSP) and Career Sea Pay Premium (CSP—P), announced in March by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, will be implemented May 1 and eligible Sailors will see the increase in their mid—month paycheck according to Navy officials.

Reserve Sailor of the Year Announced

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 8:55pm
The Chief of the Navy Reserve (CNR) announced her selection for Navy Reserve Sailor of the Year (RSOY) during a ceremony in Washington, D.C., April 10.