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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 (LCS 4) successfully completed final contract trials (FCT) June 6.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.