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Navy Nominates Bay Defense Alliance for Fisher Award

US Navy News - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 12:12pm
The Chief of Naval Personnel announced the Bay Defense Alliance is the Navy's nominee for the Calendar Year 2013 Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher Distinguished Civilian Humanitarian Award.

Naval History Celebrates Progress, Looks to Future

US Navy News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 3:50pm
The Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) began a new chapter, June 27, as its director of two years retired during a ceremony at the Washington Navy Yard.

Dam Neck Explores Future of 3D Printing for Navy

US Navy News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 2:26pm
The U.S. Navy hosted its first Maker Faire, a series of workshops titled, "Print the Fleet," to introduce 3D printing and additive manufacturing to Sailors and other stakeholders attending the two—day event June 24 and 26 at Combat Direction Systems Activity Dam Neck, a Navy warfare center.

Pacific Partnership Concludes in Cambodia

US Navy News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 1:05pm
Pacific Partnership 2014 in Cambodia came to a close June 27 with a ceremony held on the pier alongside the Japan Maritime Self—Defense Force ship JS Kunisaki (LST 4003).

USS John Paul Jones Makes History with Live Fire Missile Tests

US Navy News - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:27am
Guided—missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) successfully conducted a series of five live—fire tests for the Baseline 9C Aegis Combat System during Combat Systems Ship's Qualification Trials (CSSQT) and Naval Integrated Fire Control Counter Air (NIFC—CA) capability, June 18—20.

Navy Wounded Warrior — Safe Harbor Announces Team Navy Roster

US Navy News - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 9:41am
Forty seriously wounded, ill and injured Navy athletes have been chosen to represent Team Navy at the 2014 Warrior Games this fall.

Multinational Task Force Arrives for RIMPAC 2014

US Navy News - Wed, 06/25/2014 - 7:27am
A multinational task force consisting of nine ships from four nations arrived in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, June 24, after participating in a group sail from Guam to participate in the 24th biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise.

Pacific Partnership 2014 Wraps Up Mission in Timor—Leste

US Navy News - Tue, 06/24/2014 - 9:03am
Service members and guests from Australia, New Zealand, Timor—Leste and the United States gathered at the Comoro Medical Center for a ceremony marking the end of the Pacific Partnership (PP14) 2014 in Dili, Timor—Leste, June 24.

Vice Adm. Michelle Howard Delivers Commencement Address at United States Merchant Marine Academy

US Navy News - Sun, 06/22/2014 - 8:32am
The class of 2014 from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), which included 225 new Merchant Marine and Military Officers, graduated in Kings Point, New York on Saturday.

Future USS Tripoli (LHA 7) Keel Authenticated

US Navy News - Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:56am
The keel laying and authentication ceremony for the amphibious assault ship, the future USS Tripoli (LHA 7) was held at the Huntington Ingalls Industries Pascagoula shipyard June 20.

BALTOPS 2014 comes to a close in Germany

US Navy News - Fri, 06/20/2014 - 6:54am
Forces participating in Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2014, including the U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship, USS Mount Whitney (LCC20), arrived in Kiel, Germany, June 20 after the successful completion of BALTOPS 2014.

PCU Commanding Officers Authorized to Wear Command At Sea Pin

US Navy News - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 3:20pm
The office of the Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) announced June 18 that all ship and submarine Pre—Commissioning Unit (PCU) Commanding Officers (CO's) are now authorized to wear the Command At Sea Pin.

CNO Kicks off 65th Annual Current Strategy Forum

US Navy News - Wed, 06/18/2014 - 8:32am
The U.S. Naval War College (NWC) kicked off the 65th annual Current Strategy Form (CSF) with a keynote address from the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, June 17, at the NWC in Newport, Rhode Island.

27th Annual SSLA Joint Women's Symposium Promotes Development of Committed Leaders

US Navy News - Tue, 06/17/2014 - 9:00pm
Servicemembers from the Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, Coast Guard and foreign militaries filled the Norfolk Ballroom at the Waterside Marriott in Norfolk during the 27th annual Sea Services Leadership Association (SSLA) Joint Women's Leadership Symposium (JWLS) June 12 and 13.

SECNAV Meets with Marines in Gabon

US Navy News - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 3:28pm
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus met with 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment Marines assigned to Special—Purpose Marine Air—Ground Task Force (SP MAGTF) Africa while in Gabon June 16.

USS Ross Arrives in Rota

US Navy News - Mon, 06/16/2014 - 9:21am
The Arleigh Burke—class guided—missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) arrived at Naval Station Rota, Spain to begin her forward deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations, June 16.

USS George H.W. Bush to Move into Arabian Gulf

US Navy News - Sat, 06/14/2014 - 3:25pm
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel ordered the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) to move today from the North Arabian Sea into the Arabian Gulf.

SECNAV Discusses Maritime Security, Partnerships in Romania

US Navy News - Fri, 06/13/2014 - 7:51am
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus visited Romania June 10—11 to reinforce the relationship between the United States Navy and Marine Corps and their NATO ally.

Army secretary, SMA launch Army birthday events, present Purple Hearts

US Army - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 11:00pm
Secretary of the Army John M. McHugh and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III laid a wreath at the tomb of the Army's first commander-in-chief, President George Washington, and presented Purple Hearts to two Soldiers, at Washington's Mt. Vernon estate in Alexandria, Va., June 13, 2014.

U.S., Indonesian Navy Divers Lay Wreath on Wreck of USS Houston during CARAT 2014

US Navy News - Thu, 06/12/2014 - 9:44am
Deputy Chief of Mission Kristen Bauer, U.S. Embassy Jakarta, joined U.S. and Indonesian navy divers on board the USNS Safeguard (T—ARS 50) to lay a wreath at the site of the USS Houston (CA 30), June 11.