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New Program Offers Hometown Media Recognition for Sailors and Civilians of the Year

US Navy News - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 9:44am
In the coming months, the Navy will honor thousands of Sailors and Navy civilians with Sailor, Junior Sailor, Bluejacket and Civilian of the Year honors.

Surface Fleet Receives NeRD e—Readers

US Navy News - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 9:26am
The Navy General Library Program (NGLP) announced Dec. 5 the arrival of the Navy e—Reader device (NeRD), to the Surface Fleet.

Anchorage Completes NASA Orion Mission

US Navy News - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 9:20am
San Antonio class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) successfully completed recovery operations of the NASA Orion crew module, forward bay cover, and parachutes, Dec 5.

Pearl Harbor Day Commemorates 73rd Anniversary of Attacks

US Navy News - Mon, 12/08/2014 - 8:04am
Veterans, service members, families and guests commemorated Pearl Harbor Day with multiple ceremonies at Ford Island and Joint Base Pearl Harbor—Hickam, Dec. 7.

NHHC Sailor Participates in Arlington Wreath Laying Honoring Those Lost at Pearl Harbor

US Navy News - Sun, 12/07/2014 - 7:28pm
A Sailor from Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) honored the veterans of the attack on Pearl Harbor with a wreath laying ceremony, sponsored by the Naval Order of the United States, at Arlington National Cemetery's Tomb of the Unknowns, Dec. 7.

Navy Medicine Initiative Receives Military Health System Innovation Award

US Navy News - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 5:48pm
The Integrated Health Community Initiative (IHCI), a multi—year program to optimize population health and improve patient care while simultaneously reducing overall health care costs for Navy Medicine, received the 2014 Military Health System (MHS) Innovation Award Dec. 4.

73rd Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Attack

US Navy News - Fri, 12/05/2014 - 1:29pm
Dec. 7, 1941 is a day that America will never forget. Claiming more than 2,400 American lives, 21 ships sunk or damaged, and more than 300 aircraft lost, the attack on Pearl Harbor goes down as one of the worst attacks on American soil.

Sexual Assault: Prevalence Down, Reporting Up

US Navy News - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 7:37pm
Although he isn't declaring victory, Rear Adm. Rick Snyder, director, 21st Century Sailor Office is declaring progress in most areas of the Navy's sexual assault prevention and response (SAPR) efforts.

Stockdale Leadership Award Presented at Pentagon Ceremony

US Navy News - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 4:01pm
The 34th annual Vice Adm. James Bond Stockdale Leadership Award ceremony was held Dec. 4, in the Pentagon Hall of Heroes in Washington, D.C.

USS Vicksburg Deploys to Support NATO

US Navy News - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 1:21pm
Ticonderoga class guided—missile cruiser USS Vicksburg (CG 69) departed Naval Station Mayport Dec. 4 to relieve USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) later this month as the Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 flagship and to support theater security cooperation efforts in Europe.

Navy Revokes Honorary Title for Cosby

US Navy News - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 11:28am
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Michael Stevens today said the Navy is revoking Bill Cosby's title of honorary Chief Petty Officer, originally presented in 2011.

USS Fort Worth Arrives in US 7th Fleet

US Navy News - Thu, 12/04/2014 - 8:53am
Littoral combat ship (LCS) USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations Dec. 4, marking a key initial milestone in its 16—month rotational deployment in support of the Indo—Asia—Pacific rebalance.

Gettysburg Receives Navy's Top Community Service Award

US Navy News - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 2:25pm
The chief of naval operations named guided—missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) as the recipient of the Navy's highest award for community service throughout the world, Nov. 24.

Office of Naval Research Earns DoD Manufacturing Award For F—35

US Navy News - Wed, 12/03/2014 - 7:17am
The Office of Naval Research (ONR) received one of the nation's top manufacturing awards for an innovative, cost—saving method for making advanced cockpit enclosures, or canopies, for the F—35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter program Dec. 2.

Public Health Center Launches New Website for the Navy's ShipShape Program

US Navy News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 2:14pm
The Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) announced the launch of a revitalized website for the Navy's ShipShape Program, Dec. 2.

NEXCOM Launches My Navy Blue Rewards Program

US Navy News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 12:39pm
The Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) announced Dec. 2 its customer reward program for its web store, myNavyExchange.com.

USS George Washington Frocks 300 Petty Officers

US Navy News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 8:32am
Three hundred Sailors were frocked to their next higher pay grade during a ceremony on board Nimitz—class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), Dec. 1.

Anchorage Departs on NASA's Orion Mission

US Navy News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 8:00am
San Antonio—class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) departed from Naval Base San Diego to retrieve NASA equipment in the Pacific Ocean, Dec. 1.

MCPON, CNO, Spend Thanksgiving with Sailors at Sea

US Navy News - Mon, 12/01/2014 - 7:15am
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens and Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert visited Sailors of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1 on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27.

NAVCENT Commander Recognizes Journey of Hope Sailors

US Navy News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 9:12am
Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, U.S. 5th Fleet, Combined Maritime Forces, Vice Adm. John. W. Miller, recognized the accomplishments of three special—needs sailors from the Kuwaiti ship, Journey of Hope, during a port visit in Bahrain, Nov. 25.