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Naval leaders, government officials and members of private industry gathered to discuss the surface navy's future at the 26th Annual Surface Navy Association (SNA) Symposium in Crystal City, Va., Jan. 14. This year's theme is Surface Warfare——Warfighting First.
Navy Divers searching the wreckage of the MH—53E "Sea Dragon" recovered the remains of missing pilot, Lt. Sean Christopher Snyder, earlier today.
USS Ronald Reagan will relieve USS George Washington in Japan while USS Theodore Roosevelt will leave East Coast for San Diego.
The director of the 21st Century Sailor Office began his weeklong fleet engagement visit in San Diego Jan. 13.
The Oliver Hazard Perry class guided—missile frigate USS Elrod (FFG 55) departed Jan. 14 on a six—month deployment to the 6th Fleet area of operations.
The Los Angeles—class attack submarine USS Scranton (SSN 756) returned to Naval Station Norfolk from a regularly scheduled deployment Monday, January 13.
The Navy resumed search and recovery operations Sunday when weather conditions improved at the crash site of the MH—53E that went down Jan. 8.
The frigate USS Rentz (FFG 46), Helicopter Squadron Anti—Submarine Warfare Light 49 Detachment 5, and U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment personnel disrupted approximately 313 kilograms of cocaine while conducting counter drug trafficking operations in the 4th Fleet area of responsibility.
The Navy will temporarily suspend dive operations late Friday on the wreckage of the Navy MH—53E as a safety precaution due to deteriorating weather conditions.
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus held an all—hands call at Naval Base Coronado's Lowry Theater, Jan. 9.
The Career Management System Interactive Detailing (CMS—ID) application phase started Jan. 9, and is scheduled to remain open through 5 a.m. Central time, Jan. 21 for active duty and Full—Time Support Sailors in their orders—negotiation window, officials said.
Guided—missile frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50) departed Naval Station Mayport Jan. 8 on a seven—month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet Areas of Responsibility (AOR).
On Jan. 8, 2014 a Navy MH—53E helicopter crashed off the coast of Virginia Beach, Va. The wife of the missing pilot has asked the Navy to release his name. The family asks for privacy during this difficult time. The missing pilot is Lt. Sean Christopher Snyder, 39, from Santee, Calif.
The U.S. Navy announced Jan. 7, that USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) will swap homeports with USS Lake Erie (CG 70) this summer. USS Preble (DDG 88) will also leave San Diego for Hawaii this summer to replace the decommissioned frigate, USS Reuben James (FFG 57).
More than 100 athletes will gather for first Wounded Warrior Pacific Invitational (WWPI) in Honolulu, Jan. 8—10.
Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HST CSG) began combined operations with the French navy's Task Force 473 in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) Dec. 29.
Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and Southwest Regional Maintenance Center (SWRMC) divers recently completed the first full underwater waterjet seal and evaluation on a littoral combat ship (LCS), USS Fort Worth (LCS 3), the Navy announced, Jan. 2.
As part of a new Department of Defense (DoD) policy, the Navy began testing for synthetic marijuana compounds during random urinalysis, officials announced Dec. 31.
The Navy announced the 2014 monthly topics for chapters of the Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD) to emphasize in their awareness and peer mentorship efforts, Dec. 31 in NAVADMIN 335/13.