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ANA warehouse and logistics capabilities continue to evolve

22 Apr 09:15 | U.S. News

KABUL, Afghanistan (April 12, 2017) � Leadership from the Afghan National Army toured the warehouses of Afghan Union Transportation and Logistics here last week, alongside an advisory team from Resolute Support.read more »

NORFOLK (April 20, 2017)

21 Apr 15:34 | U.S. News

Lt. j.g. Gerardo Arbulu, left, and Chief Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) Ronald Mosley reference a damage control handbook during a general quarters drill aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Dwight D. Eisenhower is pierside during the sustainment phase of the Optimized Fleet Response Plan (OFRP). U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Robert J. Baldock (Released) 170420-N-TV337-019read more »

PACIFIC OCEAN (April 19, 2017)

21 Apr 15:34 | U.S. News

An EA-18G Growler assigned to the Cougars of Electronic Attack Strike Squadron (VAQ) 139 launches off the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). Theodore Roosevelt is underway conducting a tailored ship's training availability off the coast of California. U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Spencer Roberts (Released) 170419-N-MJ135-057read more »

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (April 18

21 Apr 15:34 | U.S. News

A U.S. Marine with Battalion Landing Team, 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (11th MEU), introduces Papua New Guinea Defense Force (PNGDF) service members to the AAV-P7 Amphibious Assault Vehicle during a tour aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Comstock (LSD 45) as part of a theater security cooperation (TSC) engagement. Over the course of the TSC, the 11th MEU and PGNDF conducted bilateral training, which consisted of entry control and vehicle check point procedures, escalation of force tactics, personnel searches, urban patrolling, VIP escorts, field communications, and weapons maintenance. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Devan K. Gowans (Released) 170418-M-GM943-024read more »

WASHINGTON (April 20, 2017)

21 Apr 15:34 | U.S. News

Logistics Specialist 1st Class Amber Wilson reacts to being selected as the 2016 CNO Shore Sailor of the Year after Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Bill Moran makes the announcement during a ceremony at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. Wilson will return later in the year to be meritoriously advanced to chief petty officer. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Taylor N. Stinson (Released) 170420-N-TP976-134read more »

Navy Installations Underway with Transitioning to Defense Biometric Identification System to Enhance Base Security

21 Apr 14:11 | U.S. News

In 2015 Navy installations began transitioning to the Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS) to enhance base access control security. read more »

[New post] “Time to Finish What We Started” – CTBTO Executive Secretary Lassina Zerbo and Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergei Ryabkov call for CTBT’s entry into force

21 Apr 13:05 | World

Post : “Time to Finish What We Started” – CTBTO Executive Secretary Lassina Zerbo and Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergei Ryabkov call for CTBT’s entry into forceread more »

MoD expands accountability system to 203rd brigades

21 Apr 12:46 | U.S. News

KABUL, Afghanistan (April 21, 2017) � The Afghan National Army enrolled thousands of service members in the Personnel Asset Inventory system recently, reducing the amount of �ghost soldiers� and ensuring troop accountability.read more »

Navy Reserve Welcomes Seventeen Newest Firefighters

21 Apr 12:38 | U.S. News

Seventeen Reserve Sailors completed their six-week firefighting training at the Southside Regional Fire Academy in Portsmouth, Virginia, April 19 and earned the title of firefighter. read more »

Navy Accepts Delivery of USNS Yuma

21 Apr 12:20 | U.S. News

The Navy accepted delivery of its eighth Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) vessel, USNS Yuma (EPF 8), April 21. read more »

Naval Branch Health Clinic Mayport Launches Value-Based Care for Diabetes and Osteoarthritis

21 Apr 11:42 | U.S. News

Naval Branch Health Clinic (NBHC) Mayport now offers a diabetes team and an osteoarthritis team, as part of an ongoing value-based care pilot program initiated at Naval Hospital (NH) Jacksonville in 2016.read more »

USS Carl Vinson Pilot Ejects Safely at Sea

21 Apr 10:57 | U.S. News

A pilot safely ejected and was quickly recovered by a helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 4 aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) while conducting routine flight operations during a transit in the Celebes Sea.read more »

Pacific Partnership 2017 Kicks Off Cooperative Health Engagement in Malaysia

21 Apr 10:56 | U.S. News

Vans filled with medical personnel in more than 10 different uniforms, supply trucks as tall as the houses they parked next to, and hundreds of smiling and wide—eyed locals gathered in the narrow streets of Kampung Suba Buan.read more »

Pacific Partnership 2017 Kicks Off Cooperative Health Engagement in Malaysia

21 Apr 10:56 | U.S. News

Vans filled with medical personnel in more than 10 different uniforms, supply trucks as tall as the houses they parked next to and hundreds of smiling and wide—eyed locals gathered in the narrow streets of Kampung Suba Buan.read more »

Through the Fire and Flames

21 Apr 10:38 | U.S. News

The Naval Station Newport Fire Department was recently accredited by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) for their superior performance as a military fire and emergency services station. read more »

Doolittle Raid Principles Relevant 75 Years Later

21 Apr 10:37 | U.S. News

This month commemorates the 75th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid, also known as the Tokyo Raid, an allied mission during World War II with direct relevance to the modern military's ability to operate together. The Navy and Air Force continue to demonstrate that in their training today.read more »

Special and General Courts-Martial for February 2017

21 Apr 10:31 | U.S. News

The following reports the results of Special and General Courts-Martial tried and completed within the United States Navy in February 2017. The cases are listed by the Navy Region in which they were tried. read more »

Navy Medicine Researcher Plays in Annual NATO Chess Tournament

21 Apr 09:51 | U.S. News

Lt. Chaselynn Watters, Navy Medicine researcher, represented the U.S. Navy at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Chess Championship in Hungary, March 26 - April 1, 2017.read more »

NSA Hampton Roads Hosts SAPR Walk-A-Mile

21 Apr 09:40 | U.S. News

Members of Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic (CNAL) participated in the "Walk-A-Mile in Their Shoes" Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) event aboard Naval Support Activity (NSA) Hampton Roads April 19.read more »

VCNO Announces Shore Sailor of the Year

21 Apr 09:39 | U.S. News

Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Bill Moran announced the 2016 Shore Sailor of the Year during a ceremony held at the Pentagon in Washington, April 20.read more »

Bone Earns Military Excellence Award at RTC

21 Apr 09:19 | U.S. News

Seaman Recruit Kailey Bone, Division 125, graduated as the top Sailor from Recruit Training Command earning the Military Excellence Award April 21.read more »

USS Barry Holds Change of Command

21 Apr 08:39 | U.S. News

Cmdr. Dave Huljack relieved Cmdr. Jennifer Eaton as Commanding Officer of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) during a pierside ceremony held at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka (CFAY), April 20. read more »

USS Leyte Gulf Visits Haakonsvern

21 Apr 08:20 | U.S. News

The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) arrived in Haakonsvern, Norway for a scheduled visit, April 20th, 2017. read more »

NDW Unit Victim Advocates Come Together for Unique Training Summit

21 Apr 03:00 | U.S. News

Naval District Washington hosted the first Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Unit Victim Advocate (UVA) Training Summit at the General Jacob E. Smart Conference Center on Joint Base Andrews, April 21.read more »

Navy Scientists Use World War II Era Test Tunnel to Develop High Energy Laser Weapons for Fleet

21 Apr 02:58 | U.S. News

The Navy's top laser experts transformed a tunnel crucial to gun range operations during World War II into a vital new capability for testing laser technologies, Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) announced April 21.read more »

CNATTU Lemoore Changes Command

21 Apr 02:12 | U.S. News

The Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit (CNATTU) Lemoore held a change of command ceremony at the Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore chapel April 20.read more »

Milley: Fort Huachuca vital to Army readiness, modernization

21 Apr 00:00 | U.S. News

FORT HUACHUCA, Arizona -- Gen. Mark A. Milley, 39th Chief of Staff of the Army, visited Fort Huachuca April 19 to get a first-hand look at the missions and training here supporting the nation's defense.read more »

ST. LOUIS (April 18, 2017)

20 Apr 15:04 | U.S. News

Rear Adm. Bret Muilenburg, right, commander of Naval Facilities Engineering Command and chief of the Civil Engineer Corps (CEC), and retired Capt. Jim Shelton, CEC, pose for a photo during a dedication ceremony in honor of Adm. Ben Moreell, founder of the U.S. Navy Seabees. The ceremony was held to honor the memory of Moreell's life in St. Louis, his naval service and the creation of the Seabees. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Seabees and 150th anniversary of the CEC. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Latrice Jackson (Released) 170418-N-II118-009read more »

PACIFIC OCEAN (April 18, 2017)

20 Apr 15:04 | U.S. News

Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Joanna Harrod and Culinary Specialist Seaman Recruit Katia Soto measure and prepare bread dough in the galley aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). Theodore Roosevelt is underway conducting a tailored ship's training availability off the coast of California. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Bill Sanders (Released) 170418-N-TV230-002read more »

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (April 12, 2017)

20 Apr 15:04 | U.S. News

Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group (EODGRU) 2 fast rope from an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the "Nightdippers" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 5 during helicopter rope suspension technique training at Joint Expeditionary Base Fort Story. EODGRU-2 is headquartered at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story and oversees Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2 and all East Coast-based Navy EOD mobile units. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Charles Oki (Released) 170412-N-SF508-748read more »

CHANGI NAVAL BASE, Singapore (April 19,

20 Apr 15:04 | U.S. News

Sailors prepare to access a space during a main-space fire drill in preparation for engineering operations certification aboard the littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4). Coronado is on a rotational deployment in U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility, patrolling the region's littorals and working hull-to-hull with partner navies to provide 7th Fleet with the flexible capabilities it needs now and in the future. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Deven Leigh Ellis (Released) 170419-N-PD309-037read more »

Navy is Building Strength Through Stewardship for Earth Day

20 Apr 14:54 | U.S. News

Performing missions at sea, on land, and in the skies daily around the globe, the Navy is a constant presence in the environment. To emphasize stewardship on all fronts, the Navy workforce is taking part in Earth Day—related activities throughout the month of April. read more »

[New post] Secretary Executive Lassina Zerbo interviewed by France 24

20 Apr 12:22 | U.S. News

Post : Secretary Executive Lassina Zerbo interviewed by France 24read more »

5 Things You Need to Know about MSEP

20 Apr 11:12 | U.S. News

The Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP) program, part of the Department of Defense Spouse Education and Career Opportunities (SECO) program, was created in 2011 to address the military spouses facing barriers to employment related to their mobile military lifestyle.read more »

Grasping the Need - Naval Hospital Bremerton Occupational Therapists Provide Handy Support

20 Apr 08:09 | U.S. News

To get a handle on this gripping tale, beneficiaries just need to know that Naval Hospital Bremerton's Occupational Therapy clinic provides a handy specialty service.read more »

EURAFSWA's New SAPR Officer Shares Program's Direction

20 Apr 08:06 | U.S. News

Navy Region Europe, Africa, Southwest Asia's (EURAFSWA) new sexual assault prevention and response officer (SAPRO) shared his plans for the future direction of EURAFSWA's program.read more »

Rota Harbor Security Sailors Trained, Ready

20 Apr 08:01 | U.S. News

Sailors assigned to harbor patrol units (HPUs) across Navy Region Europe, Africa, Southwest Asia (EURAFSWA) trained together during Exercise Citadel Protect 2017 at Naval Station Rota's harbor April 11 to 19. read more »

YOKOSUKA, Japan (April 19, 2017)

19 Apr 14:40 | U.S. News

Vice President Michael R. Pence poses for a selfie with Sailors on the flight deck of the Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). The vice president's tour of the ship and his remarks to U.S. and Japanese service members highlighted the administration's continuing commitment to rebuilding the U.S. military and to its alliances in the region. Ronald Reagan, the flagship of Carrier Strike Group 5, provides a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interests of its allies and partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jamal McNeill (Released) 170419-N-PF593-064read more »

KUCHING, Malaysia (April 17, 2017)

19 Apr 14:40 | U.S. News

Steelworker 3rd Class Roy Hughes, Japan Self-Defense Force Sgt. Takeda Minoru, and Malaysian army Sgt. Midiet prepare mortar at Binyu Primary School, an engineering site of Pacific Partnership 2017. 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 areas 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) 170417-N-SF984-050read more »

YOKOSUKA, Japan (April 19, 2017)

19 Apr 14:40 | U.S. News

Vice President Michael R. Pence addresses service members on the flight deck of the Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). The vice president's tour of the ship and his remarks to U.S. and Japanese service members highlighted the administration's continuing commitment to rebuilding the U.S. military and to its alliances in the region. Ronald Reagan, the flagship of Carrier Strike Group 5, provides a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interests of its allies and partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jamal McNeill (Released) 170419-N-PF593-038read more »

JAPAN (April 18, 2017)

19 Apr 14:40 | U.S. News

Rear Adm. Takehisa Nakao, director general of the Logistics Department, Maritime Staff Office, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), signs the JMSDF-USN Logistics Interoperability and Integration Framework Terms of Reference (ToR) after meeting with Vice Adm. Phil Cullom, deputy chief of naval operations for fleet readiness. The ToR establishes a strategic oversight and governance construct to support refinement initiatives to achieve logistics interoperability and integration goals between the U.S. Navy and the JMSDF. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan L. Correa (Released) 170418-N-SQ432-027read more »

Naval War College, Yale Partner on First—of—Kind Humanitarian Simulation

19 Apr 14:30 | U.S. News

Faculty members from Yale University's School of Medicine, School of Public Health, and U.S. Naval War College's (NWC) Civilian—Military Humanitarian Response Program conducted the first—ever "Consequences of Disease Outbreak" simulation in New Haven, April 12.read more »

NECC, ECRC Holds Clothing Drive for Victims of Sexual Assault

19 Apr 10:40 | U.S. News

Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) and Expeditionary Combat Readiness Center (ECRC) are coordinating a clothing drive, April 1-30 for victims of sexual assault.read more »

Vice President Pence Visits Naval Air Facility Atsugi

19 Apr 08:53 | U.S. News

Marking his first official travel to the Asia—Pacific region, Vice President Mike Pence made his first ceremonial stop in Japan at Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi, April 18.read more »

Vice President Pence Wraps Up First Official Visit to Japan

19 Apr 08:14 | U.S. News

Vice President Mike Pence departed Naval Air Facility Atsugi, Japan via Air Force Two April 19, bringing to a close his first official visit to Japan as the U.S. Vice President.read more »

Vice President Pence wraps up first official visit to Japan

19 Apr 08:14 | U.S. News

Vice President Mike Pence departed Naval Air Facility Atsugi, Japan via Air Force Two April 19, bringing to a close his first official visit to Japan as the U.S. Vice President.read more »

Special and General Courts-Martial for March 2017

19 Apr 03:44 | U.S. News

The following reports the results of Special and General Courts-Martial tried and completed within the United States Navy in March 2017. The cases are listed by the Navy Region in which they were tried.read more »

"Father of Seabees" Honored at Dedication Ceremony

19 Apr 03:02 | U.S. News

Rear Adm. Bret Muilenburg, commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) and chief of Civil Engineer Corps (CEC), delivered key remarks today at a dedication ceremony honoring Adm. Ben Moreell, founder of the U.S. Navy Seabees at the Missouri History Museum in St. Louis, Missouri. read more »

NAVSUP Hosts USFF Destructive Behavior Workshop for SAAPM

19 Apr 02:52 | U.S. News

Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Headquarters hosted the U.S. Fleet Forces Destructive Behavior Workshop for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month for military and civilian personnel April 18.read more »

Intensive Diabetes Care Clinic offers All In One Visit at Naval Hospital Bremerton

19 Apr 02:42 | U.S. News

Naval Hospital Bremerton's (NHB) Intensive Diabetes Care Clinic (IDCC) has completely revamped how the command is helping patients deal with the disease. read more »

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