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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."
The annual Vice Adm. James Bond Stockdale Leadership Award ceremony was held in the Pentagon Hall of Heroes Dec. 4.
The USS George Washington Strike Group (GWSG) returned to its forward—operating location of Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, Dec. 5, to conclude the second half of its 2013 patrol.
Just a few days shy of the 72nd anniversary of the Japanese attack on U.S. forces at Pearl Harbor, Sailors and Marines manned the rails of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) as they entered the harbor Dec. 3.
The Navy's newest, most advanced maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft, the P—8A Poseidon, arrived in Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan for its inaugural deployment Dec. 1.
Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) received an early Thanksgiving greeting when the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert, and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens visited the crew in the Arabian Gulf, Nov. 27.
The Navy's newest maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft, the P—8A Poseidon, has achieved initial operational capability (IOC) after the first two P—8A Poseidons departed for deployment Nov. 29.
Sailors and Marines aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) hosted the Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert, his wife Mrs. Darleen Greenert and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Mike Stevens for a Thanksgiving visit Nov. 28.
The U.S. Navy's forward—deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted key regional military leaders during George Washington Carrier Strike Group's participation in Annual Exercise (AnnualEx) 13, Nov 27—28.
The names of more than 21,000 active duty, 1,800 Reserve and 500 Full Time Support (FTS) Sailors selected for advancement to E4, E5, and E6 have been released.
Beginning Jan. 1, 2014, the Reserve Ready Mobilization Pool (RMP) will no longer be used to involuntarily recall Reserve Sailors.