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[New post] Waiting for the next bang

17 Nov 05:26 | U.S. News

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EVERETT, Wash. (Nov. 15, 2017)

16 Nov 15:40 | U.S. News

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson performs the duties of the reenlisting officer during a reenlistment ceremony held aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Gridley (DDG 101) at Naval Station Everett following an all-hands call. The purpose of the all-hands call was to talk about the importance of behavior, technical competence, and character. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joseph Montemarano (Released) 171115-N-WX604-0385read more »

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Nov. 15, 2017)

16 Nov 15:40 | World

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Shadi Azhari delivers a safety brief aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) prior to a replenishment-at-sea with the Henry J. Kaiser-class fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195). Donald Cook, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its sixth patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of regional allies and partners, and U.S. national security interests in Europe. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Theron J. Godbold (Released) 171115-N-FP878-026read more »

CONCORD, Mass. (Nov. 15, 2017)

16 Nov 15:40 | U.S. News

A USS Constitution color guard leads the funeral procession of Medal of Honor recipient Capt. Thomas J. Hudner, Jr. Hudner was a naval aviator and received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Battle of the Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Casey Scoular (Released) 171115-N-SM577-0100read more »

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 5, 2017)

16 Nov 15:40 | U.S. News

The Arleigh Burke-Class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) fires its Mark 45 5-inch gun during a live-fire exercise in the Pacific Ocean. Michael Murphy is participating in a sustainment training exercise in preparation for an upcoming deployment. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Jasen Morenogarcia (Released) 171105-N-LN093-1068read more »

CNO to Destroyer Crew, 'I've got your back'

16 Nov 13:55 | U.S. News

As part of a fleet visit to the Pacific Northwest, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson spent three hours aboard USS Gridley (DDG 101) Nov. 15, where he told the crew, "I've got your back."read more »

Retired Capt Thomas J Hudner Jr, Korean War Medal of Honor Recipient, Passes Away

16 Nov 13:28 | U.S. News

More than 800 family, friends, and active duty and retired service members gathered in Concord, Massachusetts, Nov. 16, to pay their final respects to retired Capt. Thomas J. Hudner Jr., who earned the Medal of Honor during the Korean War.read more »

New Video on What Inspires NTI Staff, the Vatican’s Conference on Disarmament, Model UN, and More.

16 Nov 13:01 | World

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Jr. NBA Brings Their "A" Game to San Diego

16 Nov 07:09 | U.S. News

The Junior National Basketball Association (Jr. NBA) joined San Diego-based Sailors and their families for a day of basketball at the Admiral Prout Field House, Nov. 11. read more »

Navy Surgeon General Visits Naval Hospital Bremerton

16 Nov 07:03 | U.S. News

There was one key message the Navy surgeon general shared with doctors, nurses, hospital corpsmen and support staff during an Admiral's Call at Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB), and it was "thanks."read more »

NSGB Homeschool Group Making School an Experience for Their Children

16 Nov 02:36 | U.S. News

Many parents in Guantanamo Bay homeschool their children, some by choice and others due to the high tuition rates if they do not qualify for tuition-free attendance at the installation's only school. read more »

CIWT Announces Sailor of the Year

16 Nov 02:35 | U.S. News

The Center for Information Warfare Training (CIWT) announced its 2017 Sailor of the Year (SOY) Nov. 15.read more »

Argonauts of Strike Fighter Squadron 147 Welcome New CO

16 Nov 02:34 | U.S. News

The Lemoore, California-based "Argonauts" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 147 bid "fair winds and following seas" to their commanding officer (CO) during a ceremony aboard aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) in the Western Pacific, Nov. 16. read more »

Naval Hospital Bremerton Encourages Beneficiaries to 'Take Command: Enroll Now for 2018 TRICARE Coverage'

16 Nov 02:31 | U.S. News

There will be a number of changes coming to beneficiaries with their TRICARE benefit. This includes a change to the current TRICARE regions. read more »

CENSECFOR Announces 2017 Top Sailor

16 Nov 02:30 | U.S. News

Center for Security Forces (CENSECFOR) announces Master-at-Arms 1st Class Shannon Chatterton as the command's 2017 Sailor of the Year, Nov. 16.read more »

SWOSU Hosts Ready, Relevant Learning Initiative Conference

16 Nov 02:15 | U.S. News

Senior leadership and staff gathered at Surface Warfare Officer School Unit (SWOSU) Great Lakes to participate in Ready, Relevant Learning (RRL) initiative conference given by Mr. Alfred H. Gonzalez, Jr., Director of Personnel Allocation and Development, U. S. Fleet Forces Command, Nov. 15.read more »

CNATTU Oceana Changes Command

16 Nov 02:13 | U.S. News

Cmdr. David Moore relieved Cmdr. Richard R. Grove during a change of command ceremony for Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit (CNATTU) Oceana onboard Naval Air Station Oceana Nov. 16.read more »

Carl Vinson Strike Group Completes Sustainment Exercise

16 Nov 01:46 | U.S. News

The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group completed a three-week sustainment training exercise off the coast of Southern California, Nov. 16. read more »

Defining the Danger Zone: New Mapping Software Makes Live-Fire Training Safer

16 Nov 01:40 | U.S. News

To better protect warfighters during live-fire training, the Office of Naval Research's (ONR) TechSolutions program has sponsored the development of a new Google Maps-style software tool to map out training areas in great detail.read more »

CNO Visits Naval Base Kitsap—Bangor and USS Kentucky (SSBN 737)

15 Nov 19:57 | U.S. News

The Navy's 31st Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), Adm. John Richardson, visited Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) Bangor Nov. 15. read more »

Online Retirement Requests Ready

15 Nov 15:27 | U.S. News

The Navy announced a self—service function for Retirements and Separations within Navy Standard Integrated Personnel System (NSIPS) in NAVADMIN 273/17 Nov. 15.read more »

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Nov. 14, 2017)

15 Nov 15:04 | U.S. News

A fueling probe is sent from the crew of the fast combat support ship USNS Supply (T-AOE 6) to a fueling sponson aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) during a replenishment-at-sea. Iwo Jima, components of the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group and the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit are conducting a Combined Composite Training Unit Exercise that is the culmination of training for the Navy-Marine Corps team and will certify them for deployment. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Michael H. Lehman (Released) 171114-N-PC620-0074read more »

WATERS OFF THE COAST OF JAPAN (Nov. 14,

15 Nov 15:04 | U.S. News

Sailors assigned to the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) conduct helicopter in-flight refueling operations with an MH-60R Seahawk helicopter, assigned to the "Saberhawks" of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 77. Stethem is operating as part of the Ronald Reagan Strike Group in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations, a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interests of its allies and partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jeremy Graham (Released) 171114-N-HI376-063read more »

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 13, 2017)

15 Nov 15:04 | U.S. News

Ensign Keith Villanueva, assigned to the "Blue Hawks" of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 78, inspects the mounting of an AGM 114 Hellfire missile on an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson is participating in a sustainment training exercise in preparation for an upcoming deployment. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Dylan M. Kinee (Released) 171113-N-MT837-0054read more »

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 15, 2017)

15 Nov 15:04 | U.S. News

Sailors prepare to operate fork lifts as an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter, assigned to the "Eightballers" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 8, delivers supplies to the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is on a regularly scheduled deployment in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. The U.S. Pacific Fleet has patrolled the Indo-Pacific routinely for more than 70 years promoting regional security, stability and prosperity. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman David Claypool (Released) 171115-N-XU691-401read more »

Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS Ralph Johnson

15 Nov 12:40 | U.S. News

The Navy accepted delivery of future guided—missile destroyer USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) from shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), Nov. 15read more »

NMRC-A Researchers Present Findings on Surveillance Study for Acute Novel Respiratory Infections at ASTMH 2017

15 Nov 11:56 | U.S. News

Researchers from the U.S. Naval Medical Research Center - Asia (NMRC-A) presented findings on a study identifying novel respiratory viruses causing morbidity in people or domestic animals, with the potential to spread to people. read more »

No Blown Smoke for the Great American Smokeout at Naval Hospital Bremerton

15 Nov 11:50 | U.S. News

For years Naval Hospital Bremerton's (NHB) tobacco cessation counselor has cut through blown smoke to annually circle the third Thursday of November for the Great American Smokeout. read more »

NMRC Researchers Share Findings Identifying a Novel Highly Protective Plasmodium Malaria Antigen

15 Nov 11:49 | U.S. News

Researchers from NMRC presented findings on the identification of a novel highly protective malaria antigen, Plasmodium yoelii E140 at the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual Meeting (ASTMH), November 7. read more »

Wayne E. Meyer Participates in Sustainment Exercise

15 Nov 11:41 | U.S. News

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) is underway off the coast of Southern California participating in a sustainment exercise (SUSTEX).read more »

NAMRU-6 Presents Research on the Phylogeography and Phylodynamics of the American-Asian Genotype of Dengue Virus-2

15 Nov 11:06 | U.S. News

Researchers from the U.S. Naval Medical Research Center No. 6 (NAMRU-6) in Lima, Peru shared findings on the patterns of dispersal of a recent epidemic strain of dengue virus, specifically the American-Asian genotype of dengue virus type 2 (DENV-2) at TropMed17.read more »

Navy Sets New Physical Fitness Standard to Start Boot Camp

15 Nov 10:29 | U.S. News

Beginning Jan. 1, Recruit Training Command (RTC), the Navy's only boot camp, will require recruits to pass an initial run standard before they may commence basic military training. read more »

Navy Sets New Physical Fitness Standard to Start Boot Camp

15 Nov 10:29 | U.S. News

Beginning Jan. 1, Recruit Training Command (RTC), the Navy's only boot camp, will require recruits to pass an initial run standard before they may commence basic military training. read more »

DON IM/IT Excellence Awards Nominations Extended to Nov. 27

15 Nov 09:15 | U.S. News

The nomination deadline for the Department of the Navy Information Management/Information Technology (DON IM/IT) Excellence Awards has been extended to Nov. 27. read more »

Naval Base Guam NGIS Receives Admiral Zumwalt Accreditation Award

15 Nov 08:54 | U.S. News

The Navy Gateway Inns and Suites (NGIS) on U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) was presented the Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt Accreditation Award for Excellence during a presentation at Gab Gab Beach Nov. 15. read more »

Oak Hill Gets Underway for Combined COMPTUEX

15 Nov 07:55 | U.S. News

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) departed Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Norfolk, Virginia, to participate in Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit's (MEU) Combined Composite Training Unit Exercise.read more »

Keel Laid for Future USS Lenah H Sutcliffe Higbee

15 Nov 06:37 | U.S. News

The keel of the future USS Lenah H. Sutcliffe Higbee (DDG 123) was ceremoniously laid Nov. 14, at the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) shipyard. read more »

Keel Laid for Future USS Lenah H Sutcliffe Higbee

15 Nov 06:37 | U.S. News

The keel of the future USS Lenah H. Sutcliffe Higbee (DDG 123) was ceremoniously laid Nov. 14 at the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) shipyard. read more »

Naval District Washington Hosts ROC OPS Training

15 Nov 01:39 | U.S. News

Naval District Washington (NDW) hosted a three-day Regional Operations Center (ROC) Operations course on the Washington Navy Yard, Nov. 14 - 16.read more »

Mark Your Calendars for GIVING TUESDAY

14 Nov 14:57 | U.S. News

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PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 12, 2017)

14 Nov 14:34 | U.S. News

Sailors perform a burial-at-sea aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is underway conducting routine training as it continues preparing for its next scheduled deployment. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class William Ford (Released) 171112-N-YF227-095read more »

SAN DIEGO (Nov. 12, 2017)

14 Nov 14:34 | U.S. News

An MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the "Blue Hawks" of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 78 flies over San Diego Bay while conducting training near the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Members of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1 are participating in a sustainment training exercise in preparation for an upcoming deployment. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sean M. Castellano (Released) 171112-N-BL637-0112read more »

WESTERN PACIFIC (Nov. 12, 2017)

14 Nov 14:34 | U.S. News

Sailors conduct night flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) in the Western Pacific. The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is on a regularly scheduled deployment in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. The U.S. Pacific Fleet has patrolled the Indo-Pacific routinely for more than 70 years promoting regional security, stability and prosperity. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Holly L. Herline (Released) 171112-N-KR702-595read more »

WESTERN PACIFIC (Nov. 13, 2017)

14 Nov 14:34 | U.S. News

Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Amber R. Bearden transits the flight deck during flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is on a regularly scheduled deployment in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. The U.S. Pacific Fleet has patrolled the Indo-Pacific routinely for more than 70 years promoting regional security, stability and prosperity. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Cole Schroeder (Released) 171113-N-JH929-179read more »

Sailors of the Year Recognized at Naval Hospital Bremerton

14 Nov 10:25 | U.S. News

When Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) determined that a Navy Medicine command could nominate a Sailor of the Year in four categories this year, Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) readily accepted the opportunity to do exactly that. read more »

What Does It Take to Make a Holiday Meal on Deployment?

14 Nov 09:50 | U.S. News

As the holiday season approaches, the crew aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) prepares to celebrate on deployment. Being away from home for the holidays can be challenging, but the Nimitz crew comes together as a family to make the holidays special and memorable.read more »

Peruvian Naval Officer Earns Surface Warfare Pin

14 Nov 09:47 | U.S. News

Lt. Eder Suclla, a Peruvian naval officer, received the Surface Warfare Officer qualification by Lt. Cmdr. Grant Greenwell, commanding officer of USS Zephyr (PC 8), Nov. 13.read more »

An Ike Thanksgiving

14 Nov 09:43 | U.S. News

November traditionally marks the start of the holiday season with Thanksgiving on the last Thursday of the month, but it can also serve as a reminder of the sacrifices Sailors make each year in serving their country.read more »

Surface Warfare Officer Boss Congratulates Newest Warfare Tactics Instructors

14 Nov 08:36 | U.S. News

Vice Adm. Tom Rowden, commander of Naval Surface Forces, congratulated 19 surface warfare officers (SWO) on becoming Warfare Tactics Instructors (WTIs) at a graduation ceremony at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado, November 9.read more »

Language Students Participate in Annual Captain's Cup

14 Nov 02:00 | U.S. News

Students assigned to Information Warfare Training Command (IWTC) Monterey competed in the year's final Captain's Cup event on Nov. 13. read more »

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