A senior chief petty officer assigned to Nimitz—Class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) received the Bob Feller Act of Valor Award in a ceremony at the Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C., Nov. 5.
More than 4,500 Sailors from 19 countries got underway to train across a range of simultaneous, and near simultaneous, crisis response missions during Exercise Bold Alligator, the largest, multinational, amphibious exercise conducted in a decade.
To provide an incentive to Sailors and civilians on long—term temporary duty assignment (TDY) to seek out extended—stay lodgings, the Joint Travel Regulations (JTR) was changed Nov. 1.
Spearhead—class joint high speed vessel USNS Choctaw County (JHSV 2) is conducting proof—of—concept testing during Exercise Bold Alligator 2014 as an afloat forward staging base style platform.
The Navy announced the verification process for conditional aviation career incentive pay (ACIP) and hazardous duty incentive pay for flying (HDIP—F) in a message released Oct. 30.
Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC), Vice Adm. Dixon Smith, hosted a Warrior Care Month recognition ceremony at the command headquarters atrium, Washington Navy Yard, Nov. 3.
The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) pulled into Changi Naval Base for a scheduled port call following completion of Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX) 2015.
The Navy made aviation history Nov. 3 as an F—35C Lightning II carrier variant Joint Strike Fighter conducted its first arrested landing aboard an aircraft carrier off the coast of San Diego.
U.S. Navy and Mexican sailors partnered to conduct maritime interdiction operation (MIO) training during exercise Bold Alligator 2014 (BA14), Oct. 31.
Sailors who plan to take college courses in December and January using Tuition Assistance (TA) should submit their requests now so they may be reviewed in time for class.
Canadian, Japanese and U.S. ships completed a two—week long Task Group Exercise (TGEX) Oct. 31 off the coast of Southern California.
U.S. Naval Forces Europe—Africa hosted 23 distinguished visitors from multiple European countries aboard aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) as a part of the Navy's Distinguished Visitor (DV) Embark program, Oct. 30.
More than 4,000 Sailors and Marines from the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) completed a nine—month deployment, returning to Naval Station Norfolk, Va. and Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek—Fort Story, Va. Oct. 31, 2014.
Oliver Hazard Perry—class frigate USS Ingraham (FFG 61) is scheduled to return from its final deployment to the 4th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) Oct. 30 to make preparations for decommissioning.
The International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX), the world's largest naval exercise, with 44 participating nations from six continents, began with the Maritime Infrastructure Protection Symposium in Manama, Bahrain, Oct. 27.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus named November 2014 Warrior Care Month in an all—Navy message (ALNAV) to Navy and Marine Corps personnel released Oct. 27.
The Arleigh Burke—class guided—missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) arrived in Cambodia to begin the fifth annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Cambodia exercise Oct. 25.
The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWB CSG) transited through the Suez Canal marking the end of more than seven months of Maritime Security Operations (MSO) in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations (AOO), Oct. 27.
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) (AW/NAC) Mike Stevens concluded his annual Leadership Mess Symposium in Suffolk, Virginia, Oct. 24, which included more than 100 fleet, force, and flag—level command master chiefs.
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus completed a visit to the Indonesian province of North Sumatra October 25 in conjunction with a port visit by the Oliver Hazard Perry—class frigate, USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60).