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Navy Announces Decision to Base the F—35C at NAS Lemoore

US Navy News - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 12:32pm
The Department of the Navy, after carefully weighing the strategic, operational, and environmental consequences of the proposed action, has decided to base the F—35C aircraft at Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore, California.

DOD's Largest Navy—led Study Endorsed by Army's Top Doc

US Navy News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 2:20pm
The Department of Defense's largest longitudinal study in military history received an endorsement from the Army's surgeon general Sept. 19, emphasizing the importance of the Navy—led study across the military services.

Search, Rescue Operation Underway for Missing Aircrew in Arabian Gulf

US Navy News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:41am
U.S. Navy and Marine Corps forces in the North Arabian Gulf are conducting a search and rescue operation for a missing aircrew member who went into the water at 2:10 p.m. (GMT), today, when the aircraft the member was aboard lost power on takeoff from USS Makin Island (LHD 8).

CNO, MCPON to Hold All Hands Call for Navy's Birthday

US Navy News - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:07am
The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) will hold a worldwide Navy birthday All Hands Call Oct. 7 at 1 p.m. EST from the Defense Media Activity at Ft. Meade, Maryland.

Nuclear Navy and USS Nautilus Celebrate 60th Anniversary

US Navy News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 4:24pm
The U.S. Navy celebrated the 60th anniversary of the commissioning of USS Nautilus and the birth of the nuclear Navy Sept. 30, 2014 in a ceremony aboard the historic ship in its home at the Submarine Force Museum and Library in Groton, Conn.

Navy Brings Home Gold Day 2 of Warrior Games

US Navy News - Tue, 09/30/2014 - 1:53pm
Team Navy struck gold early at the fifth annual Warrior Games Sept. 29 at Fort Carson in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Team Navy Kicks Off 2014 Warrior Games

US Navy News - Mon, 09/29/2014 - 10:38am
Team Navy celebrated the start of the fifth annual Warrior Games during a festive opening ceremony at the Olympic Training Center, Sept. 28, in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Vice Chief of Naval Operations Visits FCC/C10F

US Navy News - Sat, 09/27/2014 - 7:38am
The Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO), Adm. Michelle Howard, visited U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet (FCC/C10F) headquarters at Fort Meade, Maryland, Sept. 26.

NRC Hosts Chief of Navy Chaplains Visit to NSA Mid—South

US Navy News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 5:15pm
Navy Recruiting Command (NRC) hosted Rear Adm. Margaret G. Kibben, chief of Navy chaplains, in a visit to Naval Support Activity (NSA) Mid—South Sept. 26 to discuss detailing and recruiting concerns.

NSW Renames Training Site to Honor MOH Recipient

US Navy News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 1:59pm
Naval Special Warfare Group ONE (NSWG—1) held a dedication ceremony at the Assaults and Tactical Weapons Training Complex, La Posta Sept. 25 to rename the site Camp Michael Monsoor.

NPC Social Media Provides Sailors Direct Personnel Feedback Options

US Navy News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 1:04pm
Experts at Navy Personnel Command (NPC) are ready to assist Sailors on any personnel—related topic, and the best way to get questions answered is via social media, leaders said Sept. 26.

Motorcycle Road Warriors Listen Up

US Navy News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:30pm
Recently Sailors may have heard rumors that the Navy's motorcycle training courses were no longer being offered or that there was a prolonged gap. Not true!

Navy Announces Changes to High Year Tenure Policy

US Navy News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:41am
The Navy announced changes to its High Year Tenure (HYT) policy in NAVADMIN 223/14, released Sept. 26.

SECNAV Discusses Presence and the Global Economy

US Navy News - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 8:01am
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus delivered remarks about maritime security and the global economy Sept. 25 at the University of Pennsylvania.

FMS — 7 Things Sailors Should Know

US Navy News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:53pm
This spring, based on fleet feedback, Navy revised the Final Multiple Score (FMS), the weighted formula used to select Sailors for advancement.

George Washington Wins SECDEF Field—Level Maintenance Award

US Navy News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:16am
Nimitz—class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) was announced as a recipient of the 2014 Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) Field—Level Maintenance Award, Sept. 20.

Team Navy Begins Warrior Games Training

US Navy News - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 7:01am
Thirty—nine seriously wounded, ill and injured Sailors — who hail from across the country — landed in Colorado Springs, Colo., this week to begin training for the fifth annual Warrior Games, which kick off at the Olympic Training Center Sept. 28.

US Military, Partner Nations Conduct Airstrikes Against ISIL in Syria

US Navy News - Tue, 09/23/2014 - 5:07am
U.S. military forces and partner nations, including the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, undertook military action against ISIL terrorists in Syria overnight, using a mix of fighter, bomber, remotely piloted

Forces Undertaking Action Against ISIL Terrorists in Syria

US Navy News - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 9:19pm
The Department of Defense released the following statement from Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby today.

USS Mitscher Deploys to 5th Fleet

US Navy News - Mon, 09/22/2014 - 11:30am
The Arleigh Burke—class guided—missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) departed Naval Station Norfolk for deployment to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR).