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Sailors and Marines Authorized Hardship Duty Pay—Tempo

US Navy News - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 5:00pm
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.

Washington Navy Yard Remembers Shooting One Year Later

US Navy News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 8:05am
It was a day no one who worked on the Washington Navy Yard will ever forget.

The Future USNS Fall River (JHSV 4) Delivered

US Navy News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 7:54pm
The Navy accepted delivery of Joint High Speed Vessel, the future USNS Fall River from the Austal USA shipbuilder, Sept. 15.

NAVSUP Announces 2014 Holiday Season Mailing Deadlines

US Navy News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 2:15pm
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.

New App Showcases Sailors, Projects That Can Disrupt the Future of Energy

US Navy News - Mon, 09/15/2014 - 12:20pm
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.

Navy Suspends Search for Pilot Involved in F/A—18 Hornet Crash Near Wake Island

US Navy News - Sat, 09/13/2014 - 4:38pm
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.

Search and Rescue Mission Successfully Recovers Sailor

US Navy News - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 6:26pm
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: Navy F/A—18 Hornets Crash in Pacific Ocean

US Navy News - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 12:07pm
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.

Navy Strikes Gold at the Invictus Games

US Navy News - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 6:42am
An aviation baotswain's mate won the U.S. team's first gold medal during track and field competitions Sept. 11 at the Invictus Games in London.

Navy F/A—18 Hornets Crash in Pacific Ocean

US Navy News - Fri, 09/12/2014 - 5:49am
Two F/A—18 Hornets from Carrier Air Wing 17 embarked on the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) crashed at 5:40 p.m. local time, today, while operating at sea in the western Pacific Ocean.

USNS Choctaw County Sails to Baltimore for Star—Spangled Banner Celebration

US Navy News - Thu, 09/11/2014 - 8:02am
The U.S. Navy's second joint high—speed vessel entered Baltimore's Inner Harbor yesterday with other Navy ships to celebrate the Star—Spangled Spectacular, the 200th anniversary of the poem penned by Francis Scott Key that later became the national anthem.

Wounded Warriors Arrive in London for the Invictus Games

US Navy News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:13pm
Twenty—two Navy and Coast Guard wounded warrior athletes competing at the Invictus Games attended a welcome reception Sept. 9 at U.S. Ambassador Matthew Barzun's residence in Regent's Park in London.

CNO speaks at Sea Service Diversity Conference

US Navy News - Wed, 09/10/2014 - 10:01am
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert spoke Tuesday at the Association of Naval Services Officers (ANSO) Eastern Region Symposium at Fort Belvoir Officers' Club.

Navy Announces 2014 Stockdale Recipients

US Navy News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 2:22pm
The 2014 recipients of the Vice Adm. James Bond Stockdale Leadership Award were announced in NAVADMIN 208/14 released Sept. 9.

Hampton Roads Sailors Walk Out of Darkness for Suicide Prevention

US Navy News - Tue, 09/09/2014 - 10:21am
Service members from more than 20 Virginia commands participated in the largest suicide prevention walk in the nation during the ninth annual Walk Out of Darkness in Virginia Beach, Va., Sept. 6.

Navy Christens Submarine John Warner

US Navy News - Sat, 09/06/2014 - 7:42pm
Pre—Commissioning Unit (PCU) John Warner (SSN 785), the first of the Virginia—class attack submarines to be homported in Naval Station Norfolk, was christened at Newport News Shipbuilding, Newport News, Va., Sept. 6.

Aviation Command Retention Bonus is Back

US Navy News - Fri, 09/05/2014 - 7:49am
After a year's worth of work and staffing, Navy leadership approved the restoration of the Aviation Command Retention Bonus (ACRB) this week. This will increase the pool of talented and qualified officers with command experience to fill critical commander and captain jobs.

Enlisted Leadership Training Review Asks Sailors: What Do You Need?

US Navy News - Thu, 09/04/2014 - 7:25am
Sailors with opinions or ideas about how to best develop enlisted leaders are being asked to provide input on two Navy courses that are currently under review, said the review project's leader Sept. 4.

Fiscal Year 2015 General Military Training Requirements Announced

US Navy News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 12:20pm
The Navy's General Military Training (GMT) schedule for fiscal year 2015 (FY—15), announced Sept. 2, outlines significant changes for the program, according to Naval Administrative Message (NAVADMIN) 202/14.

Navy Families Get More Lead Time on Overseas Screening with a Letter of Intent

US Navy News - Wed, 09/03/2014 - 8:22am
Life just got easier for Navy families going overseas with their Sailor with the release of a Navy message Sept. 3.