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JPAC Continues Identification Process for Two USS Monitor Sailors Slated for Burial at Arlington National Cemetery
Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command (JPAC), Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, conducted forensic analysis on remains of two Sailors found in the gun turret of the Civil War-era ironclad ship, USS Monitor who are to be interred March 8 at Arlington National Cemetery.
The Navy announced Feb. 21 that the March 8 graveside interment ceremony of the remains of two unknown Sailors recovered from the USS Monitor shipwreck will be open to the public at Arlington National Cemetery.
The Navy initiated new measures to track and prevent cases of hazing, as announced in Naval Administrative message 034/13, released Feb. 20.
Automatic spending cuts set to take effect this week "are wrong," President Barack Obama said today during a visit to a shipbuilding company in Virginia.
With major, across-the-board defense spending cuts scheduled to take effect March 1, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta today issued a message to the Defense Department workforce.
Sailors from the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and Marines assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) completed Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) Feb. 17.
Underway again Feb. 15, after eight months in port, Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) are supporting conservation efforts and the preservation of the environment by revitalizing the ship's environmental stewardship organization known as the Green Machine.
Results from the Fiscal Year 2014 Command Master Chief (CMC) and Command Senior Chief (CSC) Selection Boards were released Feb. 15
The President of the Association of Naval Services Officers announced the cancellation of their convention Feb. 14.
The chief of naval personnel announced Feb. 14 that additional options are available for command training teams unable to attend the Face-to-Face (F2F) Sexual Assault Prevention and Response - Fleet (SAPR-F) Preparation Training previously provided by Master Mobile Training Teams (MMTTs).
Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) and Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) will conduct an annual Force Protection and Anti-Terrorism (FP/AT) exercise Citadel Shield (CS) 2013 on naval bases and installations throughout the continental United States Feb. 19 - March 1.
The 2010 law that allowed Sailors to carry over up to 75 days of leave has been extended to 2015, per NAVADMIN 026/13, released Feb. 13.
The Navy's Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System scored another hit for the Missile Defense Agency on the Pacific Missile Range overnight, marking the first live-fire intercept of a medium-range ballistic missile using space-based sensors.
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON)(AW/NAC) Mike D. Stevens completed a three-day trip to Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville and Naval Base Guantanamo Bay Cuba (GTMO) February 15.
Sailors disembarked High Speed Vessel Swift 2 here, Feb. 18, to begin Southern Partnership Station 2013, a U.S. 4th Fleet deployment designed to strengthen civil and maritime capabilities with regional partner nations in the Caribbean.
For the first time while forward-deployed, amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) conducted landing operations with the MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft, Feb. 19.
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert joined the Deputy Secretary of Defense, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Chiefs of Staff to testify before the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) Feb. 13.
Department of Defense announced the extension of benefits to same-sex partners to ensure fairness and equal treatment to the extent allowable under law on Feb. 11.
Defense leaders appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee Feb. 12 to discuss the impacts the respective services are facing as a result of a potential sequestration and operating under a continuing resolution throughout fiscal year 2013.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced Feb. 12 that remains recovered from the USS Monitor will be interred in Arlington National Cemetery.