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USS Milius Departs on Deployment

US Navy News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:25am
The guided—missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69) departed Naval Base San Diego Oct. 20 on an independent deployment to the Western Pacific and Indian Oceans.

Wearing Ball Caps: What You Need to Know

US Navy News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 8:35am
Optional wear of the Navy and command ball caps was authorized Sept. 1 with Navy Working Uniforms (NSU) (Type I, II and III) as well as with flight suits, coveralls, Flame Resistant Variant (FRV) coveralls and the Navy physical training uniform.

Nimitz to Participate Alongside Canadian, Japanese, other US Ships in Task Group Exercise

US Navy News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:23pm
Canadian, Japanese and U.S ships will participate in a U.S. 3rd Fleet—led Task Group Exercise (TGEX) off the coast of Southern California, Oct. 20—31.

Navy Christens, Launches Future USS Detroit

US Navy News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 1:11pm
The Navy christened the future USS Detroit (LCS 7), the fourth Littoral Combat Ship of the Freedom variant, in a ceremony at Marinette Marine Shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin, Oct. 18.

Navy Ends Standard Transfer Orders

US Navy News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:20am
The Navy announced the cancellation of Standard Transfer Orders (STO) and the establishment of the Navy Standard Integrated Personnel System (NSIPS) order writing module in a message Oct. 17.

Exercise Clear Horizon 2014 to Hone Mine Countermeasures, Enhance Cooperation

US Navy News - Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:56am
The U.S. and Republic of Korea navies will participate in Exercise Clear Horizon, October 20—24, in waters south of the Korean peninsula.

Army leaders say ethics integral part of all Soldiers' actions

US Army - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 11:00pm
The Army profession demands that Soldiers adhere to the Army ethic at all times, Chief of Staff the Army Gen. Ray Odierno said, at an AUSA panel on "Why and How We Serve."

USS Constitution Conducts Final Underway Demonstration Until 2018

US Navy News - Sat, 10/18/2014 - 4:44pm
The crew of USS Constitution embarked on their final Boston Harbor underway demonstration aboard Old Ironsides this year, Oct. 17.

Navy's New CAP Policy—— 5 Things You Need to Know

US Navy News - Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:11am
Earlier this year, the Chief of Naval Personnel announced updates to the Command Advancement Program (CAP) for active component (AC) and Reserve component (RC) and a shift from a calendar to a fiscal year timeline for CAP and Navy Recruiter Meritorious Advancement Program (NRMAP), starting Oct. 1.

U.S. Navy's Overseas Force Structure Changes Underscore Commitment to the Asia—Pacific

US Navy News - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 6:09pm
The U.S. Navy announced today that the ballistic missile defense (BMD)—capable guided—missile destroyers USS Benfold (DDG 65) and USS Milius (DDG 69) will become part of the Forward Deployed Naval Forces (FDNF) based at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan.

USS Constitution to Get Underway for Final Time Until 2018

US Navy News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 7:57pm
USS Constitution will get underway in Boston Harbor on Friday, Oct. 17, in commemoration of the U.S. Navy's 239th birthday and the ship's upcoming 217th birthday.

USS La Jolla Bids Farewell to Pearl Harbor

US Navy News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 1:28pm
An audience of Sailors, submarine veterans, and friends and families of the crew of USS La Jolla (SSN 701) gathered at Lockwood Hall Lanai at Joint Base Pearl Harbor—Hickam, Oct. 14, to bid farewell to the Los Angeles—class fast attack submarine.

Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group Checks in to US 5th Fleet

US Navy News - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 6:47am
The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group wrapped up operations in the Western Pacific and reported for duty in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility Oct. 15.

Bataan Sailors, Marines Complete Successful Visit to Naples, Italy

US Navy News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 2:40pm
Sailors and Marines from amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) departed Naples, Italy, Oct. 14, following a scheduled port visit.

San Francisco Fleet Week Concludes

US Navy News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 2:31pm
San Francisco Fleet Week 2014 (SFFW 14) came to an end Oct. 13 after thousands of people came out to visit with America's sea services.

US, Australian, Indonesian Navies Honor USS Houston, HMAS Perth

US Navy News - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 2:14pm
Sailors and Military Sealift Command (MSC) civilian mariners assigned to the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40), along with naval officers from Australia and Indonesia, paid their respects to the crews of USS Houston (CA 30) and HMAS Perth (D 29) during a wreath laying ceremony Oct. 14.

USS America Joins the Fleet

US Navy News - Sun, 10/12/2014 - 7:44am
USS America (LHA 6), the Navy's newest and most technologically advanced amphibious assault ship, was commissioned during a formal ceremony at Pier 30/32 during San Francisco Fleet Week, Oct. 11.

USS Cole Conducts Remembrance Ceremony, Honors Fallen of 2000 Attack

US Navy News - Sat, 10/11/2014 - 3:16pm
The Arleigh Burke—class guided—missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) conducted a remembrance ceremony for fallen service members of the October 12, 2000 terrorist attack.

Navy to Commission Amphibious Assault Ship America

US Navy News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:23am
The Navy will commission its newest amphibious assault ship, USS America (LHA 6), during a 1 p.m. EDT ceremony Saturday, October 11, 2014, in San Francisco, California.

Navy Establishes New Base in Romania

US Navy News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 10:19am
Commander, Navy Region Europe, Africa, Southwest Asia (CNREURAFSWA) established Naval Support Facility (NSF) Deveselu Friday, Oct. 10, during an establishment and assumption of command ceremony on base.