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USS Jackson Completes Final Contract Trials

11:03 am Eastern | U.S. News

The U.S. Navy's Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Jackson (LCS 6) completed Final Contract Trials (FCT), May 19. read more »

USS James E. Williams Deploys

10:51 am Eastern | U.S. News

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) departed Naval Station Norfolk, May 23, for a regularly-scheduled deployment to conduct maritime operations in the Navy's 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation.read more »

SHIMODA, Japan (May 20, 2017)

7:35 am Eastern | U.S. News

Sailors from the guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) enjoy the Shimoda Black Ship Festival. The Navy's participation in the festival celebrates the heritage of U.S.-Japanese naval partnership first established by Commodore Matthew Perry's 1853 port visit. U.S. Navy photo by Daniel A. Taylor (Released) 170520-N-WC492-773read more »

WALUNG, Micronesia (May 19, 2017)

7:35 am Eastern | U.S. News

Sailors assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1 place concrete during the construction of the Walung Health Clinic in Walung, Kosrae. NMCB 1 provides expeditionary construction and engineering support to expeditionary bases and responds to humanitarian assistance disaster relief requests. U.S. Navy photo by Information Systems Technician 1st Class Ledget Glover III (Released) 170519-N-YV613-0768read more »

PUGET SOUND, Wash. (May 22, 2017)

7:35 am Eastern | U.S. News

The Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Louisiana (SSBN 743) transits the Hood Canal as it returns to its homeport following a strategic deterrent patrol. Louisiana is one of eight ballistic-missile submarines stationed at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor providing the most survivable leg of the strategic deterrence triad for the United States. U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Michael Smith (Released) 170522-N-UD469-021read more »

SAN DIEGO (May 22, 2017)

7:35 am Eastern | U.S. News

Sailors conduct their bi-annual Physical Readiness Test (PRT) on stationary bikes in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). The ship is moored pier side in her homeport of San Diego after completing Tailored Ship's Training Availability and Final Evaluation Problem. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Bill M. Sanders (Released) 170522-N-TV230-105read more »

Fleet Week New York to kick off with Parade of Ships

23 May 22:20 | U.S. News

Five U.S. Navy ships, four U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) Yard Patrol boats (YPs), two U.S. Coast Guard cutters (USCGC), and one Royal Canadian Navy ship are set to arrive in the New York Harbor May 24, beginning at 8 a.m., to participate in the 2017 Fleet Week New York Parade of Ships.read more »

New Navy Cash® Cards Coming

23 May 14:57 | U.S. News

Sailors and Marines will begin receiving new Navy Cash® cards starting Summer 2017, as the afloat cashless program transitions to the new partners, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (FRBB) and PNC Bank. read more »

Department of the Navy Releases Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Proposal

23 May 13:57 | U.S. News

The Department of the Navy released its proposed $171.5 billion (Base) budget May 23 for fiscal year (FY) 2018. read more »

Department of the Navy Releases Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Proposal

23 May 13:57 | U.S. News

The Department of the Navy released its proposed $171.5 billion (Base) budget May 23 for fiscal year (FY) 2018. read more »

[New post] News Report and article by ORF

23 May 12:06 | U.S. News

Post : News Report and article by ORF URL : http://newsroom.ctbto.org/2017/05/23/news-report-and-article-by-orf/read more »

NWC Opens New Future Forces Gallery

23 May 12:01 | U.S. News

U.S. Naval War College (NWC) officially opened a new Future Forces Gallery located within NWC's Learning Commons. read more »

Joint Women's Leadership Symposium Announced

23 May 11:27 | U.S. News

The Sea Service Leadership Association will host the 30th annual Joint Women's Leadership Symposium (JWLS) June 15-16 in Norfolk, Virginia.read more »

Naval War College Holds Past Presidents' Colloquium

23 May 11:19 | U.S. News

Past presidents of U.S. Naval War College (NWC) in Newport, Rhode sland, from as far back as 1987 returned to the school for the inaugural "Past Presidents' Colloquium and Strategy Review" on May 18 to discuss the direction of the institution.read more »

Fleet Week New York to kick off with Parade of Ships

23 May 10:20 | U.S. News

Five U.S. Navy ships, four U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) Yard Patrol boats (YPs), two U.S. Coast Guard cutters (USCGC), and one Royal Canadian Navy ship are set to arrive in the New York Harbor May 24, beginning at 8 a.m., to participate in the 2017 Fleet Week New York Parade of Ships.read more »

USN, Royal Thai Navy Sharpen ASW Skills During Guardian Sea

23 May 09:21 | U.S. News

The U.S. Navy and Royal Thai Navy (RTN) are executing Guardian Sea, an anti-submarine and maritime domain awareness exercise, in the Andaman Sea May 22-27.read more »

INDIANAPOLIS (May 20, 2017)

23 May 07:04 | U.S. News

Rear Admiral Linda Wackerman, deputy commander, U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command, visits with Sailors from Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC) Indianapolis during an all-hands call. Wackerman who also serves as the flag mentor for NOSC Indianapolis, held an all-hands call session for E-6 and below Sailors to address upcoming changes and get feedback regarding Navy-related issues. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class J. Michael Schwartz (Released) 170520-N-QP351-079read more »

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (May 21, 2017)

23 May 07:04 | U.S. News

Operations Specialist Seaman Jo Yedda Hullana, assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85), gives a speech during a Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month celebration. McCampbell is on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jeremy Graham (Released) 170521-N-HI376-035read more »

BREMERTON, Wash. (May 20, 2017)

23 May 07:04 | U.S. News

Vice Adm. Nora Tyson, commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet, waves to veterans during the 69th annual Bremerton Armed Forces Day Parade in Bremerton, Wash. During her visit to the Pacific Northwest, Tyson also visited Naval Base Kitsap and spoke with Sailors at various all hands calls. Bremerton Armed Forces Day Parade is the largest and longest running Armed Forces Day parade in the nation. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Charles D. Gaddis IV (Released) 170520-N-EC099-224read more »

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (May 19, 2017)

23 May 07:04 | U.S. News

Solo pilots assigned to the U.S. Navy flight demonstration squadron, the Blue Angels, perform at the Wings Over Wayne Air Show. The Blue Angels are scheduled to perform more than 60 demonstrations across the U.S. in 2017. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ian Cotter (Released) 170519-N-IR734-574read more »

Navy opens 2017 Veteran and Wounded Warrior Hiring Summit

23 May 05:50 | U.S. News

Navy leaders opened the Department of the Navy's seventh annual Veteran and Wounded Warrior Hiring and Support Summit today in Seattle, Washington.read more »

Sailors Offer Help and Hope Through Volunteerism

23 May 04:32 | U.S. News

Seabees from Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit (CBMU) 202 Detachment Jacksonville have spent nearly two months bettering a place that is dedicated to helping others. read more »

More than Play: Can Video Games Train Sailors and Marines?

23 May 04:08 | U.S. News

Blasting video game zombies, aliens and gangsters might not seem intellectually stimulating, but current research shows these computerized conflicts actually sharpen a range of cognitive skills-including better multitasking, increased attention span, faster reaction time and greater visual acuity.read more »

NMCP's Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics Clinic Recognizes Patients with Superstar Celebration

23 May 03:40 | U.S. News

Dozens of patients, siblings and parents attended the inaugural Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics Clinic superstar celebration at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth May 20, an event that recognized the importance of the accomplishments of this patient population.read more »

NAVSUP FLC Yokosuka Sailor Receives Japan Good Conduct Award

23 May 03:01 | U.S. News

A leading petty officer at Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Yokosuka's Site Atsugi was selected for the 2017 Nippon Zenkokai Association Good Conduct Award based on her dedicated efforts in the local community, May 20. read more »

MCPON Hosts Leadership Mess Symposium

23 May 02:52 | U.S. News

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Steven S. Giordano is hosting the 2017 MCPON Leadership Mess Symposium May 23-26 at the National Conference Center in Virginia.read more »

Frank Cable Holds Change of Command

23 May 02:49 | U.S. News

The submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) held a change of command ceremony at Naval Operations Support Center Portland, Oregon, May 22.read more »

National Maritime Day Observed with Military Sealift Command

23 May 01:02 | U.S. News

The sacrifice of U.S merchant mariners and the contribution of the maritime industry were observed during a National Maritime Day celebration hosted by the Norfolk Propeller Club and Port of Norfolk with participation by Military Sealift Command, May 22. read more »

New York State officials honor 10th Mountain Division Soldiers

23 May 00:00 | U.S. News

ALBANY -- New York state officials honored Soldiers during its sixth annual 10th Mountain Division and Fort Drum Day on Tuesday at the New York State Capitol in Albany, NY.read more »

548th CSSB assumes mission command in Kuwait

23 May 00:00 | U.S. News

CAMP ARIFJAN, KUWAIT - In Army tradition when a unit departs command their colors are cased and when the incoming unit takes command their colors are uncased. This time honored tradition continued on board the Logistics Support Vehicle - 6 (LSV-6) during a transfer of authority ceremony between the incoming 548th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion (CSSB) and the outgoing 553rd CSSB at Kuwait Naval Base on April 17, 2017.read more »

Navy Urges Patience for Sailors Waiting on PCS Orders

22 May 13:36 | U.S. News

Following passage of the 2017 Consolidated Appropriations Act, the Navy announced today that Sailors should continue to expect to receive permanent change of station (PCS) orders with approximately two months or less lead time through the end of the fiscal year. read more »

US Naval Forces Central Command, Coalition Partners Complete International Maritime Exercise

22 May 13:10 | U.S. News

The International Maritime Exercise (IMX) 2017, led by U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, was held May 2—18, on Naval Support Activity Bahrain.read more »

Afghan women receiving better medical care thanks to coalition investment

22 May 12:01 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (May 22, 2017) � Afghan mothers bringing new lives to their nation have access to better medical care thanks to coalition investment at the Kabul Women�s Hospital.read more »

USS Philippine Sea Holds Change of Command

22 May 09:53 | U.S. News

Capt. Peter Nilsen relieved Capt. John Schmidt as commanding officer of the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), during a change of command ceremony aboard the ship's flight deck, May 18.read more »

JCS Sailors Install Improved Deck Surface

22 May 08:32 | U.S. News

Sailors temporarily assigned to USS John C. Stennis' (CVN 74) planned incremental availability's (PIA) deck and tile team are now replacing the tile decks with a new coating referred to as PRC, after its manufacturer, Products Research and Chemical Corporation.read more »

John C. Stennis Sailors Get Updated Quarters

22 May 08:20 | U.S. News

Sailors aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) are rehabilitating and refreshing 29 crew berthings during the ship's Planned Incremental Availability (PIA) period.read more »

Carderock Division showcases Combatant Craft Division at DOD Lab Day 2017

22 May 05:51 | U.S. News

Employees from Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division's (NSWCCD) Combatant Craft Division (CCD) displayed the results of developing technologies and partnerships at the second biennial Department of Defense (DOD) Lab Day in the Pentagon center courtyard, May 18.read more »

NAVSUP Postal Managers Meet in San Diego to Modernize Mail Delivery Practices

22 May 02:46 | U.S. News

Naval Supply Systems Command Global Logistics Support (NAVSUP GLS) postal personnel from around the globe met for the second annual NAVSUP GLS Postal Strategic Planning Meeting, May 16-18, in San Diego.read more »

NAVCENT Commander Visits Bahrain's American Mission Hospital

21 May 11:44 | U.S. News

MANAMA, Bahrain - To see the history of the close U.S./Bahrain relationship, one needs to look no further than the American Mission Hospital.read more »

Pacific Partnership 17 Visits Khanh Hoa

21 May 06:38 | U.S. News

Pacific Partnership 2017 kicked off in Khanh Hoa province, Vietnam, on May 19, for the final stop of Pacific Partnership 2017, with the arrival of the U.S. expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Fall River (T-EPF-4). read more »

DA NANG, Vietnam (May 18, 2017)

20 May 05:36 | U.S. News

Capt. Stanfield Chien, mission commander of Pacific Partnership 2017, receives a wreath from Da Nang locals during the departure ceremony for Pacific Partnership 2017 in Da Nang, Vietnam. Pacific Partnership is the largest annual multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Asia-Pacific and aims to enhance regional coordination in such as medical readiness and preparedness for manmade and natural disasters. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Chelsea Troy Milburn (Released) 170518-N-SF984-025read more »

PACIFIC OCEAN (May 16, 2017)

20 May 05:36 | U.S. News

Sailors conduct flight operations aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) in the western Pacific. The U.S. Navy has patrolled the Indo-Asia-Pacific routinely for more than 70 years promoting regional peace and security. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Rebecca Sunderland (Released) 170516-N-YA681-012read more »

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (May 18, 2017)

20 May 05:36 | U.S. News

Sailors retract a refueling line from a French navy Panther anti-submarine helicopter assigned to the Cassard-class anti-air frigate FS Jean Bart (D615) during flight quarters aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71). Ross is forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Robert S. Price (Released) 170518-N-FQ994-341read more »

SAN DIEGO (May 18, 2017)

20 May 05:36 | U.S. News

Family and friends welcome back the crew of the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Alexandria (SSN 757). Alexandria is returning to Naval Base Point Loma following a six-month deployment to the western Pacific. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Derek Harkins (Released) 170518-N-TW634-159read more »

USS Alexandria Completes WESTPAC, Returns Home

19 May 12:37 | U.S. News

The Los Angeles-Class fast attack submarine USS Alexandria (SSN 757) returned to Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego, May 18, after a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific region.read more »

CNRH Represents Navy at Hawaii Governor's Gold Star Proclamation Signing

19 May 12:13 | U.S. News

Rear Adm. John Fuller, commander, Navy Region Hawaii, joined other military leaders and families at Hawaii Governor David Y. Ige's gold star proclamation signing in the governor's ceremonial room at the state capitol, May 17.read more »

Advanced Warfighting Summit Focus On Enabling Distributed Maneuver

19 May 11:50 | U.S. News

The Navy Warfare Development Command (NWDC) hosted its semi-annual Advanced Warfighting Summit (AWS) May 18. read more »

U.S., JMSDF Complete PASSEX in South China Sea

19 May 10:24 | U.S. News

Ships from the U.S Navy and Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) completed a passing exercise (PASSEX) in the South China Sea, May 18.read more »

America ARG and 15th MEU successfully complete COMPTUEX

19 May 10:16 | U.S. News

The America Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) successfully completed a Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) off the coast of Southern California, May 17.read more »

America Certifies in Force Protection for Deployment

19 May 10:01 | U.S. News

The amphibious assault ship USS America successfully completed a force protection exercise (FPEX), May 18 - one of the final certifications needed before deploying.read more »

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