The F—35C Lightning II carrier variant Joint Strike Fighter conducted its first carrier—based night flight operations aboard an aircraft carrier off the coast of San Diego Nov. 13.
The forward deployed amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) returned to Commander Fleet Activities Sasebo (CFAS), Nov. 14, following a scheduled three—month patrol.
To begin the ship's final deployment, USS Simpson (FFG 56) departed her homeport Nov. 14, for regularly scheduled theater security missions in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations.
The approved quotas for the fall active duty and full time support (FTS) Petty Officer advancements will be posted on Navy's All Hands Magazine at www.ah.mil, Nov. 19.
This year's International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX) concluded in Bahrain Nov. 13, after nearly three weeks of seminars and training maneuvers.
Sailors and guests bade farewell to Oliver Hazard Perry—class frigate USS Ingraham (FFG 61) as the ship concluded 25 years of naval service during a decommissioning ceremony on Naval Station Everett (NSE), Washington, Nov. 12.
The flagship of Exercise Bold Alligator 2014 (BA14), amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), was one of the final underway units to return to Naval Station Norfolk, Nov. 10.
Career opportunities for active—duty female Sailors are abundant with the Women Ashore program, Navy detailers said Nov. 12.
The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) will be operating alongside their Japan Maritime Self—Defense Force (JMSDF) counterparts during a bilateral field training exercise, Keen Sword 15, Nov. 11.
Eligible Sailors will begin receiving Hardship Duty Pay — Tempo (HDP—T) in their December midmonth paycheck Navy officials announced Nov. 10.
The 20th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Brunei commenced at Maura Naval Base in Brunei, Nov. 10.
CSG 12 Commander Visits USS Forrest Sherman as Divers Use New Cofferdam for Underwater Hub Change Out
Carrier Strike Group 12's commander visited Arleigh Burke—class Aegis destroyer USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98) during an underwater hub change out at Mid—Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC), Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, Nov. 5.
In an effort to provide the highest level of realism in weapons handling training, gunner's mates (GM) at the Fire Arms Training System (FATS) at Center for Surface Combat Systems Unit (CSCSU) Great Lakes, Illinois, used a new wireless training system for the class that graduated Nov. 7.
A senior chief petty officer assigned to Nimitz—Class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) received the Bob Feller Act of Valor Award in a ceremony at the Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C., Nov. 5.
More than 4,500 Sailors from 19 countries got underway to train across a range of simultaneous, and near simultaneous, crisis response missions during Exercise Bold Alligator, the largest, multinational, amphibious exercise conducted in a decade.
To provide an incentive to Sailors and civilians on long—term temporary duty assignment (TDY) to seek out extended—stay lodgings, the Joint Travel Regulations (JTR) was changed Nov. 1.
Spearhead—class joint high speed vessel USNS Choctaw County (JHSV 2) is conducting proof—of—concept testing during Exercise Bold Alligator 2014 as an afloat forward staging base style platform.
The Navy announced the verification process for conditional aviation career incentive pay (ACIP) and hazardous duty incentive pay for flying (HDIP—F) in a message released Oct. 30.
Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC), Vice Adm. Dixon Smith, hosted a Warrior Care Month recognition ceremony at the command headquarters atrium, Washington Navy Yard, Nov. 3.
The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) pulled into Changi Naval Base for a scheduled port call following completion of Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX) 2015.