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SECNAV Discusses Maritime Security, Partnerships in Romania

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 7:51am
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus visited Romania June 10—11 to reinforce the relationship between the United States Navy and Marine Corps and their NATO ally.

U.S., Indonesian Navy Divers Lay Wreath on Wreck of USS Houston during CARAT 2014

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 9:44am
Deputy Chief of Mission Kristen Bauer, U.S. Embassy Jakarta, joined U.S. and Indonesian navy divers on board the USNS Safeguard (T—ARS 50) to lay a wreath at the site of the USS Houston (CA 30), June 11.

CNP Talks Manning and Stability in Groton

Wed, 06/11/2014 - 8:14pm
The Chief of Naval Personnel discussed manpower issues with crew members from two Los Angeles—class submarines during a pierside all—hands call June 11, which wrapped up a two—day visit to Groton, Conn.

CNO Wraps Up Visit With French Chief of Staff

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 9:34pm
Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Jonathan Greenert, completed a five day visit in France this weekend with the Chief of Staff of the French Navy Adm. Bernard Rogel.

Wounded Warrior Team Navy Trials Come to a Close

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 7:24pm
More than 60 seriously wounded, ill and injured Navy and Coast Guard athletes, as well as their families and friends, gathered for the closing ceremony for the Wounded Warrior Team Navy Trials in Norfolk, Va., June 7.

America's Navy Makes Impact at 2014 Summer X—Games

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 2:34pm
Sailors from Navy Recruiting District (NRD) San Antonio, Navy Information Operations Command—Texas, Navy Special Operations teams, Navy STEM tour, and a social media team made their presence known at the Summer X—Games held at the Circuit of the Americas, June 5—8.

USS Coronado Completes Final Contract Trials

Mon, 06/09/2014 - 6:35am
USS Coronado (LCS 4) successfully completed final contract trials (FCT) June 6.

USS Bataan Rescues 282 Persons in Distress

Sat, 06/07/2014 - 10:51am
The multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) transferred 277 persons in distress to the Armed Forces of Malta offshore patrol vessel P61, and another five persons were medically evacuated to Malta, June 7.

Pacific Partnership 2014 Kicks Off in Vietnam

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 3:58pm
The Japan Maritime Self—Defense Force Osumi—Class JS Kunisaki (LST 4003), carrying a multinational crew of U.S., Australian and Japanese personnel arrived in Da Nang June 6 for Pacific Partnership, beginning nine days of collaborative medical and engineering activities with the People of Vietnam.

USS Oscar Austin Pays Tribute during D—Day Memorial Ceremony

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 7:42am
Sailors assigned to guided—missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) stood alongside veterans and dignitaries at a Navy memorial ceremony overlooking Utah Beach in France, June 5.

Navy to Dive on Wreck of USS Houston (CA 30) during CARAT Indonesia

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 7:34am
In a training evolution to be conducted as part of the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2014 exercise series, U.S. Navy divers, assisted by personnel from the Indonesian navy, will survey the World War II wreck of the cruiser USS Houston (CA 30) in June.

CNO's Visit to France Focuses on Honoring Veterans and Allies

Fri, 06/06/2014 - 6:49am
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert joined Chief of Staff of the French navy, Adm. Bernard Rogel, veterans and leaders from the United States, France and other countries to commemorate the 70th anniversaries of D—Day and Battle of Normandy this week.

Training Accident Occurs at Navy Outlying Field Spencer

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 3:51pm
A mishap involving a Training Air Wing FIVE TH—57 Sea Ranger helicopter occurred at approximately 10:15 a.m. CDT on June 5 at Naval Air Station (NAS) Whiting Field's Navy Outlying Landing Field Spencer in Pace, Fla.

USS Vella Gulf Hosts Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 8:13am
The Ticonderoga—class guided—missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) welcomed aboard U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel during a scheduled port visit to Constanta, Romania, June 5.

US Navy F/A—18E Super Hornet Impacts Water During Approach to USS Carl Vinson

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 6:46am
A U.S. Navy F/A—18E Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 81 based at Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana, Va., impacted the water during an approach to USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) at approximately 10 p.m. PST on June 4 while operating off the coast of southern California.

Sailors Attend "The Last Ship" Premiere

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 9:44pm
Sailors attended Michael Bay's "The Last Ship" premiere at the Newseum, June 4.

Naval District Washington Honors Battle of Midway Anniversary

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 1:46pm
Hundreds of Sailors, Marines, Coast Guardsmen and a handful of World War II veterans commemorated the 72nd anniversary of the Battle of Midway during a ceremony at the Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C., June 4.

USS Ross to be Forward Deployed to Rota, Spain

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 1:09pm
USS Ross (DDG 71) departed its Norfolk homeport June 3 on her way to Rota, Spain, as the second of four Arleigh Burke—class guided—missile destroyers to be forward deployed there.

Wounded Warriors Hit the Ground Running at Navy Trials

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 8:00am
The Wounded Warrior Team Navy Trials begin June 4 in Norfolk, Va., as seriously wounded, ill and injured service members face off in archery, shooting, swimming and wheelchair basketball.

13 Nations to Participate in 42nd Annual Exercise BALTOPS 2014

Wed, 06/04/2014 - 7:06am
Thirteen nations are scheduled to participate in the 42nd annual joint exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2014, set for June 6—21, in the Baltic Sea.