The passage of the U.S. destroyer Truxtun into the Black Sea was seen by official Russian news outlets as a challenge to the Russian fleet and evidence that the U.S. was "ramping up its military presence in the region."
The newest Nimitz—Class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) arrived in Antalya, Turkey for a scheduled port visit, Mar. 9.
A Navy P—3C Orion and an MH—60R helicopter launched from USS Pinckney (DDG 91) are searching over the last known communication and radar positions of Malaysia Airlines MH370, March 9, 2014.
The guided—missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) arrived in Split, Croatia for a routine, regularly scheduled port visit, March 8th.
The guided missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) arrived in Romania for a scheduled port visit on Saturday, Mar. 8.
The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) received a distress call March 8.
USS Pinckney (DDG 91), an Arleigh Burke—class guided—missile destroyer, is en route to the southern coast of Vietnam to aid in the search efforts of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, March 8.
The National Guard builds enduring global partnerships and is proven on the battlefield, combatant commanders told Congress March 5, 2014.
HANOI, Vietnam (NNS) — Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan, Navy Surgeon General and Chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery completed a visit to Vietnam, March 3.
The Vice Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Mark Ferguson, announced the next phase of Flag officer billet adjustments, projected to bring the Navy into compliance with Office of the Secretary of Defense guidance.
The Department of the Navy announced March 7 that women can now be assigned to previously closed positions in the Coastal Riverine Force, continuing in the Department of Defense's rescission of the 1994 Direct Ground Combat Definition and Assignment Rule.
Her Majesty's Canadian Ship (HMCS) Protecteur, guided—missile cruiser USS Chosin (CG 65) and fleet ocean tug USNS Sioux (T—ATF—175), arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam safely March 6, following recovery efforts led by the U.S. Navy after a fire aboard the Canadian ship last week.
The U.S. Army's top operational command on the Korean Peninsula began training with its South Korean allies and joint service counterparts during exercises Key Resolve and Foal Eagle, which collectively run from Feb. 24 to April 18, 2014.
Picatinny scientists and engineers have established a pilot production facility to create the Army's only in-house process for scaling up chemical compounds, a move that could save money by not having to rely on costlier compounds from outside suppliers.
The Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games opened March 7, 2014, with a ceremony called "Breaking the Ice," and Staff Sgt. Jen Lee, backup goalie for the USA sled hockey team, was among athletes there.