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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A fire broke out aboard USS Hue City (CG 66) late Monday, April 14 as the ship was transiting the Atlantic.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.