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The top civilian leading the fight against sexual assaults in the Navy brought the "No Zebras. No Excuses" training — and frank and transparent discussion — to Naval Station Rota, Spain, Aug. 26.
Commands are encouraged to celebrate women's history of equality in the Navy during Women's Equality Day Aug. 26, as announced by Naval Administrative Message 209/13.
The vice chief of naval operations (VCNO) met with several key leaders within the government of Japan and its Ministry of Defense Aug. 26.
Guided—missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) participated in a counter—piracy exercise in the Gulf of Aden with elements of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (Navy) (PLA(N)), Aug. 24—25.
The Boxer Amphibious Ready Group (BOXARG) and 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) departed San Diego for a scheduled deployment, Aug. 23.
Sailors from the region and the Nimitz—class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) participated in a meeting with the Vice Chief of Naval Operations and Fleet Master Chief of Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education (MPT&E) Aug. 22
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus concluded a visit to Senegal Aug. 22, the last stop on a multi—nation visit focused on reinforcing existing partnerships with African nations.
As part of the training ensuring every member of the Department of the Navy team understands that Sexual Assault in all forms is unacceptable, civilian staff members from the Naval Education and Training Command is conducting Sexual Assault Prevention and Response training Aug. 20 — Sept. 18.
Conversion programs allow Sailors from all walks of life to make a major job change and continue their Navy careers, officials said Aug. 21.
Upon the recommendation of the Chief of Naval Operations, the Secretary of the Navy has approved the initial step to reduce, eliminate or consolidate a net of 35 Navy flag officer positions.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus concluded a visit to Ghana Aug. 20 where he met with Ghanaian government and military officials to discuss maritime security issues in the region and future partnership opportunities.
Navy Sailors and divers from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2, embarked aboard the Navy's rescue and salvage ship USNS Grasp (T—ARS—51), found and salvaged a downed F—16 aircraft off the coast of Virginia, Aug. 6—20.
One person remains hospitalized and seven others have been treated and released from area hospitals following this morning's explosion in a boat house at Naval Weapons Station Earle.
Ships and embarked squadrons from Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HST CSG) entered U.S. 5th Fleet's Area of Responsibility (AOR) Aug. 18, after completing a routine transit through the Suez Canal.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus concluded a visit to Leon M'ba, Gabon, Aug. 19.