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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.

Navy to Dive on Wreck of USS Houston (CA 30) during CARAT Indonesia

US Navy News - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 7:34am
In a training evolution to be conducted as part of the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2014 exercise series, U.S. Navy divers, assisted by personnel from the Indonesian navy, will survey the World War II wreck of the cruiser USS Houston (CA 30) in June.

CNO's Visit to France Focuses on Honoring Veterans and Allies

US Navy News - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 6:49am
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert joined Chief of Staff of the French navy, Adm. Bernard Rogel, veterans and leaders from the United States, France and other countries to commemorate the 70th anniversaries of D—Day and Battle of Normandy this week.

President Obama pays respects, remembers heroes at Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial

US Army - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 11:00pm
President Barack Obama and French President François Hollande spoke to more than 10,000 attendees at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-Sur-Mer, France, June 6, 2014, commemorating the memory of the Soldiers who gave their lives 70 years ago fighting to end the Nazi reign over Europe.

Army Learning Model 2015 takes shape at Ordnance School

US Army - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 11:00pm
The Army's schoolhouse learning model is evolving. Fading are images of instructors standing at podiums and distributing information via computer slideshows; practices that emphasize muscle memory as the chief means to learning; and classrooms bound by walls.

Training Accident Occurs at Navy Outlying Field Spencer

US Navy News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 3:51pm
A mishap involving a Training Air Wing FIVE TH—57 Sea Ranger helicopter occurred at approximately 10:15 a.m. CDT on June 5 at Naval Air Station (NAS) Whiting Field's Navy Outlying Landing Field Spencer in Pace, Fla.

USS Vella Gulf Hosts Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel

US Navy News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 8:13am
The Ticonderoga—class guided—missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) welcomed aboard U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel during a scheduled port visit to Constanta, Romania, June 5.

US Navy F/A—18E Super Hornet Impacts Water During Approach to USS Carl Vinson

US Navy News - Thu, 06/05/2014 - 6:46am
A U.S. Navy F/A—18E Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 81 based at Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana, Va., impacted the water during an approach to USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) at approximately 10 p.m. PST on June 4 while operating off the coast of southern California.

Vice chief on leadership: Latch on to mentors

US Army - Wed, 06/04/2014 - 11:00pm
An important aspect of leader development not learned in a classroom setting is the importance of seeking out good mentors, explained the Army Vice Chief of Staff to a meeting of the Asian American Government Executives Network, June 5, 2014, in Arlington, Va.