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CNP talks Service, Stability, Leadership on Bush

US Navy News - Mon, 08/11/2014 - 2:07pm
The chief of naval personnel (CNP) and fleet master chief responsible for manpower in the Navy visited forward deployed units in the Arabian Gulf to meet with Sailors, Aug. 9 and 10.

Makin Island ARG Evacuates NOAA Researchers

US Navy News - Sat, 08/09/2014 - 8:26am
Sailors and Marines from the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) conducted an emergent recovery of 11 researchers with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) from the Papahnaumokukea Marine National Monument Aug. 8.

Navy F/A—18s Strike ISIL Targets

US Navy News - Fri, 08/08/2014 - 11:33am
Two U.S. Navy F/A—18 Super Hornets assigned to Carrier Air Wing 8 embarked on USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) struck Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant targets near Erbil, Iraq, Aug. 8.

CNO Discusses Information Dominance at SPAWAR Change of Command

US Navy News - Thu, 08/07/2014 - 1:47pm
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert was the presiding officer as Rear Adm. David Lewis relieved Rear Adm. Patrick Brady as commander, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) in a change of command ceremony, Aug. 7.

CNO Visits Naval Base Ventura County

US Navy News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 7:04pm
Fourteen Sailors stationed at Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) in Southern California rededicated themselves to military service with Adm. Jon Greenert, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), opening an all—hands call question and answer session at Needham Theater Aug. 4.

USS Vella Gulf Enters Black Sea

US Navy News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:09am
The Ticonderoga—class guided—missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) enters the Black Sea, Aug. 6, to promote peace and stability in the region.

CNO and MCPON visit Whidbey Island

US Navy News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 7:31am
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert visited Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island along with Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens for an all—hands call and visits with Whidbey tenant commands Aug. 5.

SECNAV Completes Partnership—Building Visit to Macedonia

US Navy News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 11:24am
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus completed a partnership—building visit to Macedonia Aug. 4.

RIMPAC 2014 Concludes with Enhanced Cooperation among 22 Nations

US Navy News - Sat, 08/02/2014 - 1:19pm
The world's largest international maritime exercise, Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014, concluded with the participation of 22 nations, 49 surface ships, six submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California, August 1.

Chief of Chaplains Retires after 31 Years of Faithful Ministry, Service

US Navy News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 7:28pm
Rear Adm. Margaret G. Kibben relieved Rear Adm. Mark L. Tidd as the chief of Navy chaplains during a change of office and retirement ceremony at the Washington Navy Yard, August 1.

SECNAV Commends Camp Lemonnier, CJTF—HOA Partnership—Building Efforts

US Navy News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 8:11am
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus arrived in Djibouti July 31 to meet with Sailors and Marines stationed at Camp Lemonnier, including those assigned to Combined Joint Task Force — Horn of Africa (CJTF—HOA).

CNO: Chaplains and RPs Integral to Fleet Readiness

US Navy News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 7:21pm
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert joined nearly 100 senior chaplains and Religious Program Specialists (RP) gathered for the Chaplain Corps 2014 Strategic Leadership Symposium at the Washington Navy Yard Thursday.

Secretary of the Navy Visits Singapore during CARAT 2014

US Navy News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 6:26am
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus visited Sailors participating in the 20th annual exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) with the Republic of Singapore Navy at Changi Naval Base, July 30.

Locklear Briefs on Asia—Pacific, Partners, Security

US Navy News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 2:25pm
The commander of U.S. Pacific Command briefed Pentagon reporters yesterday, discussing the U.S. rebalance to the Asia—Pacific region, successful engagement with partners there and conditions for continued stability and security.

Former Naval Academy Superintendent Leaves Legacy of Ethical Leadership

US Navy News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 1:15pm
Two—time U.S. Naval Academy Superintendent Adm. Charles R. Larson was laid to rest in the Academy cemetery July 30 after funeral services held in the Naval Academy Chapel.

NAVEUR—NAVAF Commander Shares His Vision and Guidance during All Hands Call

US Navy News - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 11:53am
Adm. Mark Ferguson, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe—Africa (NAVEUR—NAVAF), held an all—hands call with Sailors at Naval Support Activity, Naples, Capodichino's base theater, July 29.

7th Fleet Commander Kicks Off 20th CARAT Singapore

US Navy News - Tue, 07/29/2014 - 9:27am
The 20th annual exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Singapore commenced with an opening ceremony at Changi Naval Base, July 29.

USNS Richard E. Byrd Rescues Nine Individuals in the Gulf of Oman

US Navy News - Mon, 07/28/2014 - 9:47am
USNS Richard E. Byrd (T—AKE 4), a Lewis and Clark—class dry cargo ship, rescued nine crew members from a Yemeni—flagged cargo vessel that had lost power, was taking on water and was adrift in the Gulf of Oman, July 28, at approximately 9:00 a.m. local.

USS Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group and 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit Deploy

US Navy News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 12:24pm
Nearly 4,000 Sailors and Marines from the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) departed San Diego on July 25 for a deployment in support of the Navy's maritime strategy.

Donald Cook Returns to Rota after First FDNF Patrol

US Navy News - Fri, 07/25/2014 - 8:21am
Arleigh Burke—class guided—missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) returned to Naval Station Rota, Spain, July 25, after completing her first patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations.