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SECNAV Completes Partnership—Building Visit to Indonesia

US Navy News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 1:19pm
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).

7th Fleet Commander Kicks off CARAT Cambodia 2014

US Navy News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 12:38pm
The fifth convening of the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Cambodia exercise began at Ream Naval Base in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, Oct. 27.

USS North Dakota Commissioned

US Navy News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 3:39pm
USS North Dakota (SSN 784) officially became the Navy's newest addition to the submarine force following a commissioning ceremony held Oct. 25, at Naval Submarine Base New London.

CNIC Holds Change of Command

US Navy News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:45pm
More than 500 military and civilian personnel attended the change of command ceremony for Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) on Friday, Oct. 24 at Admiral Leutze Park on the Washington Navy Yard.

Society of Women Engineers Selects Navy Engineer for National Award

US Navy News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:43pm
The Society of Women Engineers named Jessica McElman, an electrical engineer at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division (NSWCCD), as one of 10 emerging leaders and will present her award during their annual conference in Los Angeles, Oct. 24.

Navy to Commission Submarine North Dakota

US Navy News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:56am
The Navy will commission its newest attack submarine North Dakota, during a ceremony Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut.

USS Michael Murphy Arrives in 7th Fleet AOR

US Navy News - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 8:22am
Guided—missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) Oct. 23.

MCPON Kicks Off Leadership Mess Symposium with Senior Navy Leaders

US Navy News - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 2:10pm
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens began his annual Leadership Mess Symposium in Suffolk, Virginia, Oct. 21, which included more than 100 fleet, force, and flag—level command master chiefs.

Chief of Naval Personnel Visits Naval Special Warfare

US Navy News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 7:43pm
Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) Vice Adm. Bill Moran visited Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Sailors during an all—hands call on Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek—Fort Story, Oct. 21.

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.