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USS Cole to Enter Black Sea

US Navy News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 1:56pm
The Arleigh Burke—class guided—missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) will enter the Black Sea, Oct. 10, to promote peace and stability in the region.

USS Mesa Verde Departs Split, Croatia

US Navy News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 12:36pm
Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) departed Split, Croatia, Oct. 9, after a scheduled port visit.

TR Completes Successful TSTA and FEP

US Navy News - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 10:48am
The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (TR) (CVN 71) successfully completed Tailored Ship's Training Availability (TSTA) and the Final Evaluation Problem (FEP) Oct. 8.

5 Things Sailors Need to Know About Social Media, Phishing, Security

US Navy News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 2:44pm
As the U.S. Navy remains ever vigilant, taking the fight to the enemy, recent media reports have highlighted potential risk from information carelessly or inadvertently shared on social media.

CNO and MCPON Host Live All Hands Call

US Navy News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 3:16pm
The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) joined Sailors from across the fleet to host a worldwide Navy birthday all hands call Oct. 7 at Defense Media Activity, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.

Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Galley Wins 6th Consecutive 5—Star Accreditation

US Navy News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 1:23pm
Scudder Hall Galley at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown (WPNSTA Yorktown) was awarded its sixth consecutive 5—Star accreditation, Oct. 2, from Commander, Navy Region Mid—Atlantic (CNRMA).

America Arrives in San Francisco for Fleet Week and Commissioning

US Navy News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 8:19pm
The Navy's newest amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) arrived in San Francisco, Oct. 6, in preparation for its commissioning ceremony on Oct. 11 during San Francisco Fleet Week.

Fleet Forces Announces Carrier Schedule Changes

US Navy News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 1:09pm
Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) announced today a decision to change the future schedules of two Norfolk—based aircraft carriers.

Navy's Autonomous Swarmboats Can Overwhelm Adversaries

US Navy News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 12:11pm
A technological breakthrough will allow any unmanned surface vehicle (USV) to not only protect Navy ships, but also, for the first time, autonomously "swarm" offensively on hostile vessels, officials at the Office of Naval Research announced Oct. 5.

Second Survey on Enlisted Leadership Courses Open for Fleet Feedback

US Navy News - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 8:51am
Sailors who have not yet submitted their opinions or ideas for improving leadership training of petty officers have a second chance to do so beginning Oct. 6.

Team Navy Brings Home 28 Medals from Warrior Games 2014

US Navy News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 8:59am
The 39 seriously wounded, ill and injured Sailors who competed on Team Navy won 28 medals — including 12 gold medals — at the fifth annual Warrior Games Sept. 28 — Oct. 4 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

COMUSNAVCENT Identifies Marine Lost At Sea

US Navy News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 2:39pm
Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting operations in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit as part of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group.

USS Princeton Named Recipient of CNRSW 'Good Neighbor' Award

US Navy News - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 1:28pm
The officers and crew of guided missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59) were named as the recipients of the 2014 Navy Region Southwest "Project Good Neighbor" flagship award for medium—sized sea duty commands, Sept. 29.

Bystander Intervention Training Begins for FY2015

US Navy News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 3:41pm
In a message sent to Navy leaders Oct. 2, the Chief of Naval Personnel announced Bystander Intervention to the Fleet (BI2F) training will begin this fall for all active duty and reserve Sailors.

Search and Rescue Ops Conclude Unsuccessfully for Missing Aircrew

US Navy News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 2:46pm
U.S. forces in the North Arabian Gulf concluded a search and rescue operation for a missing U.S. Marine Corps aircrew member today at 3:00 p.m. (GMT), after efforts to locate him were unsuccessful. The Marine is presumed lost at sea.

New LCAC C4N Suite Completes Critical Design Review

US Navy News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 2:25pm
The Navy successfully completed the Critical Design Review (CDR) for a new Command, Control, Communications, Computers & Navigation (C4N) suite for Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC), Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) announced Oct. 2.

Navy Announces Decision to Base the F—35C at NAS Lemoore

US Navy News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 12:32pm
The Department of the Navy, after carefully weighing the strategic, operational, and environmental consequences of the proposed action, has decided to base the F—35C aircraft at Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore, California.

DOD's Largest Navy—led Study Endorsed by Army's Top Doc

US Navy News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 2:20pm
The Department of Defense's largest longitudinal study in military history received an endorsement from the Army's surgeon general Sept. 19, emphasizing the importance of the Navy—led study across the military services.

Search, Rescue Operation Underway for Missing Aircrew in Arabian Gulf

US Navy News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:41am
U.S. Navy and Marine Corps forces in the North Arabian Gulf are conducting a search and rescue operation for a missing aircrew member who went into the water at 2:10 p.m. (GMT), today, when the aircraft the member was aboard lost power on takeoff from USS Makin Island (LHD 8).

CNO, MCPON to Hold All Hands Call for Navy's Birthday

US Navy News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:07am
The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) will hold a worldwide Navy birthday All Hands Call Oct. 7 at 1 p.m. EST from the Defense Media Activity at Ft. Meade, Maryland.