The Department of Defense released the following statement from Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby today.
The Arleigh Burke—class guided—missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) departed Naval Station Norfolk for deployment to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR).
Ships assigned to the George Washington Carrier Strike Group conducted a complex, live—fire anti—submarine torpedo training evolution as part of exercise Valiant Shield, Sept. 17—18.
Amphibious transport dock USS Anchorage (LPD 23) arrived at Naval Base San Diego after completing the third Underway Recovery Test (URT—3) for NASA's Orion Program, Sept. 19.
Commander, Submarine Force Atlantic and Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, in conjunction with Commander, U.S. Strategic Command, commemorated the Submarine Force's 4,000th strategic deterrent patrol, Sept. 19, by conducting dual ceremonies in Bangor, Wash., and Kings Bay, Ga.
Departments of the Navy, Energy and Agriculture Invest in Construction of Three Biorefineries to Produce Drop—In Biofuel for Military
Biorefineries in Nevada, Oregon and on the Gulf Coast will produce more than 100 million gallons of military—grade fuel annually
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert took a moment at the 21st International Seapower Symposium (ISS) held at the U.S. Naval War College this week to discuss how each Sailor in the Navy helps build working relationships with other navies.
Dual Carrier Strike Groups, Air Force, Marines Conduct Simulated Strike During Valiant Shield War—at—Sea
The George Washington and Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Groups, as well as land—based aircraft from Marine Corps Air Group 12 and Air Force 36th Operations Group completed dynamic war—at—sea exercises (WASEX) as part of Valiant Shield Sept. 16 and 18.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus hosted a ship—naming ceremony Sept. 18 to announce that SSN 792, a Virginia—class attack submarine, will bear the name USS Vermont.
The MQ—4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) arrived at Naval Air Station Patuxent River Sept. 18 after completing its inaugural cross—country ferry flight, bringing the Navy closer to delivering this new capability to the fleet.
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert, the host of the 21st International Seapower Symposium (ISS—21), presented his vision Sept. 17 for what he hopes to accomplish at this year's symposium during his ISS opening remarks at the U.S. Naval War College.
The 21st edition of the International Seapower Symposium (ISS) began Sept. 16 at the U.S. Naval War College (NWC) in Newport, R.I., with more than 170 representatives from 113 nations attending.
To compensate Sailors and Marines for extended deployments driven by normal peacetime requirements, Hardship Duty Pay — Tempo (HDP—T) will be paid to Sailors and Marines, active duty and reserve, deployed beyond 220 consecutive days, effective Sept. 17, 2014.
It was a day no one who worked on the Washington Navy Yard will ever forget.
The Navy accepted delivery of Joint High Speed Vessel, the future USNS Fall River from the Austal USA shipbuilder, Sept. 15.
The Naval Supply Systems Command's (NAVSUP) mail—by dates for pre—Dec. 25 deliveries of holiday cards, letters, and packages were released Sept. 15.
Today the Navy released a new digital publication (app) called "Energy Warrior" that highlights the efforts of Sailors and other naval personnel who are taking innovative steps to conserve energy, lead behavioral change, and get the maximum warfighting punch out of every gallon.
After an extensive search, the Navy has ended search and rescue efforts at 5:15 a.m. (+11L) Sept. 14 for the pilot of one of the F/A—18C Hornet aircraft that crashed Sept. 12 approximately 250 nautical miles off the coast of Wake Island.
A MH—60R Seahawk helicopter crew embarked aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109), performed the at—sea rescue of an USS New York (LPD 21) Sailor Sept. 11.
Updated 0100, Japan Standard Time, Sept. 13, 2014. The pilot of one of two F/A—18 Hornets that crashed Sept. 12 while operating from USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) is in fair condition and receiving medical treatment aboard the ship. Search efforts continue for the missing pilot.