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The Navy celebrated the keel laying of Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) John Warner (SSN 785) at Huntington Ingalls Industries - Newport News Shipbuilding (HII -NNS) in Newport News, Va., March 16.
The director of the Navy staff talked at the most recent Navy Now Forum March 14 in Washington, D.C., about the future of the program for the littoral combat ship (LCS), one of the Navy's newest warship platforms.
The Navy announced suspension of the Early Career Transition Program (ECTP) in a Navy message released March 14.
The Chief of Naval Personnel joined personnel chiefs from the other services and Department of Defense civilian leadership March 13 in testifying before the House Armed Services Committee on the impacts of the current budget environment on military personnel and family related programs.
The U.S. Navy Vice Chief of Naval Operations joined more than 200 representatives from the Australian Defence Force and the national security community at the inaugural Gender in Defence and Security Leadership Conference in Canberra March 12-13.
All three crew members aboard a Navy EA-6B Prowler jet assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron 129 (VAQ-129) at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash., were killed when the aircraft crashed Monday morning in an unpopulated area approximately 50 miles west of Spokane, Wash.
As USS Freedom (LCS 1) pulled in for its first port call in Hawaii March 11, Sailors and civilians assigned to Navy Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) San Diego were standing by to provide the ship with critical, innovative logistics support.
The Navy's first littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam March 11.
More than 4,000 Sailors and Marines from the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (KSGARG) and 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26 MEU) departed from Norfolk and Little Creek, Va., and Camp Lejeune, N.C., March 11.
All three crew members aboard a Navy EA-6B Prowler jet assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron 129 (VAQ-129) at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash., were killed when the aircraft crashed this morning in an unpopulated area approximately 50 miles west of Spokane, Wash.
Four U.S. Navy forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers and their crews arrived in Donghae and Pyeongtaek to support exercise Foal Eagle 2013.
The U.S. Navy honored two unknown Sailors, found inside the sunken USS Monitor during an expedition to recover artifacts in 2002, with an interment ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, March 8.
Avenger Class Mine Countermeasures ship USS Guardian (MCM 5) concluded 23 years of service to the Navy during a decommissioning ceremony March 6 at Naval Base Sasebo, Japan.
Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) released a message March 6, reminding commanders that safety underpins all other lines of operations even as they execute plans to reduce costs in accordance with across-the-board spending cuts known as "sequestration."
On March 8, 1862, a dark shape emerged from Gosport Shipyard: the beast that was the CSS Virginia was on the prowl, surrounded by smaller Confederate ships like a pack of wolves trailing after the alpha wolf.
The Navy's first Mobile Landing Platform ship, USNS Montford Point (T-MLP 1), was christened at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, March 2.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced March 2 that the Navy will go ahead with reductions in spending in order to meet the fiscal restraints required by sequestration.
The Navy's first littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) departed her homeport of San Diego to venture out to the Asia-Pacific region on its maiden deployment March 1.
Exercise Obangame Express 2013 (OE-13), an at-sea naval exercise focused on counter-piracy and maritime security operations wrapped up in the Gulf of Guinea, Feb. 28.
The Navy will christen the Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) Montford Point March 2, during a 10 a.m. PST ceremony in San Diego, Calif.