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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.

CNP Talks Manning and Stability in Groton

US Navy News - Wed, 06/11/2014 - 8:14pm
The Chief of Naval Personnel discussed manpower issues with crew members from two Los Angeles—class submarines during a pierside all—hands call June 11, which wrapped up a two—day visit to Groton, Conn.

CNO Wraps Up Visit With French Chief of Staff

US Navy News - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 9:34pm
Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Jonathan Greenert, completed a five day visit in France this weekend with the Chief of Staff of the French Navy Adm. Bernard Rogel.

Wounded Warrior Team Navy Trials Come to a Close

US Navy News - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 7:24pm
More than 60 seriously wounded, ill and injured Navy and Coast Guard athletes, as well as their families and friends, gathered for the closing ceremony for the Wounded Warrior Team Navy Trials in Norfolk, Va., June 7.

America's Navy Makes Impact at 2014 Summer X—Games

US Navy News - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 2:34pm
Sailors from Navy Recruiting District (NRD) San Antonio, Navy Information Operations Command—Texas, Navy Special Operations teams, Navy STEM tour, and a social media team made their presence known at the Summer X—Games held at the Circuit of the Americas, June 5—8.

USS Coronado Completes Final Contract Trials

US Navy News - Mon, 06/09/2014 - 6:35am
USS Coronado (LCS 4) successfully completed final contract trials (FCT) June 6.

USS Bataan Rescues 282 Persons in Distress

US Navy News - Sat, 06/07/2014 - 10:51am
The multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) transferred 277 persons in distress to the Armed Forces of Malta offshore patrol vessel P61, and another five persons were medically evacuated to Malta, June 7.

Pacific Partnership 2014 Kicks Off in Vietnam

US Navy News - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 3:58pm
The Japan Maritime Self—Defense Force Osumi—Class JS Kunisaki (LST 4003), carrying a multinational crew of U.S., Australian and Japanese personnel arrived in Da Nang June 6 for Pacific Partnership, beginning nine days of collaborative medical and engineering activities with the People of Vietnam.

USS Oscar Austin Pays Tribute during D—Day Memorial Ceremony

US Navy News - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 7:42am
Sailors assigned to guided—missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) stood alongside veterans and dignitaries at a Navy memorial ceremony overlooking Utah Beach in France, June 5.