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  • 4 April 2017
    Training & Education

    Thirteen departments aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) earned departmental awards March 29 as part of the Commander, Naval Air Forces, Pacific Fleet Battle Effectiveness (Battle “E”) and Departmental Awards Competition despite spending nine months of 2016 in the shipyard. The competition is held annually to recognize the best performing aircraft carriers on […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) was awarded the Battle “E” by Capt. Glenn Kuffel, the commodore of Naval Surface Squadron 14, during an informal ceremony on the flight deck. Trading his cover for a Carney ballcap, the commodore presented the ship with a wooden plaque. Carney exceeded the performance of all other Mayport […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Authorities

    Vice Adm. Michael J. Connor, Commander, Submarine Force Atlantic (COMSUBLANT), has announced the winners of the 2014 Battle Efficiency (Battle “E”) competition. Congratulations and Bravo Zulu to all of the award winners. The 2014 Battle “E” competition was extremely keen, as all nominated units demonstrated the submarine force’s readiness in performing their wartime responsibilities. The […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) was named the recipient of the 2013 Battle Effectiveness (Battle E) Award for Commander, Amphibious Squadron Three, March 20, marking the second consecutive year Peleliu has earned the prestigious award.   Peleliu competed with other ships within its Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and was selected for its […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Farragut (DDG 99) Sailors painted four “E”s on the ship’s bridge while moored in Funchal, Portugal, March 20, in recognition of the command recently being awarded the Battle “E” for 2012. The award recognizes the crew for displaying excellence in maritime warfare, engineering, survivability; and command, control, communication and information warfare. It also represents […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Training & Education

    The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) received the Battle Efficiency Award, March 8. Commander, Naval Surface Force Pacific announced via naval message the award of the Calendar Year 2012 Battle “E” and Command Excellence Awards for Pacific Fleet. Peleliu competed with amphibious dock landing ship USS Rushmore (LSD 47) and amphibious transport dock […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The amphibious assault ship USS Boxer received the 2013 Battle Effectiveness (Battle E) Award for Commander, Amphibious Squadron One.   The announcement was made via naval message from Commander, Naval Surface Force Pacific, March 20. In addition to the 2013 award, Boxer also was the recipient in 2011 and 2012. “I couldn’t be more excited […]

  • 5 March 2012
    Training & Education

    The officers and crew of USS San Antonio (LPD 17) were today presented with the Battle “Battle E” award by the commander of Amphibious Squadron (COMPHIBRON) 4. “Everyone who believes that San Antonio is still broken and on the sidelines will now realize that we are not,” said San Antonio Commanding Officer, Cmdr. Neil Koprowski. […]

  • 26 January 2012
    Authorities

    Rear Adm. Frank Caldwell, Commander Submarine Force, U. S. Pacific Fleet (COMSUBPAC)  presents the COMSUBPAC 2011 Battle Efficiency (Battle “E”) award to Capt. Pete Hildreth, commanding officer of the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40)  at the Skipper’s Lounge, Lockwood Hall onboard Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Jan.24. The Battle “E” is an award of […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Authorities

    Commander, Naval Air Forces awarded the 2014 Battle Efficiency (Battle “E”) for East Coast-based aircraft carriers to Sailors of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Feb. 13. The Battle “E” is designed to measure and recognize a command’s sustained superior performance and efficiency in an operational environment through the calendar year. […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Authorities

    Rear Adm. Ron Boxall, commander, John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group, visited the guided missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) at Naval Base San Diego, June 11. Boxall visited the ship to present the Battle Effectiveness (Battle “E”) Award for 2014 to the officers and crew. Yeoman 1st Class (SW) Shanelle Stribling, Wayne […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter Midgett returned to Seattle Thursday upon concluding a month-long deployment to San Diego for annual Tailored Ship’s Training Assessment exercises. The Midgett crew earned Battle “E” excellence awards in all five combat warfare areas during the training exercises. Capt. Brendan McPherson, commanding officer, said: This training and […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Authorities

    The amphibious assault ship USS Boxer was awarded the 2014 Battle Effectiveness (Battle “E”) Award for Commander, Amphibious Squadron 1. The announcement was made via naval message from Commander, Naval Surface Force Pacific. In addition to the 2014 award, Boxer also was the recipient in 2011, 2012 and 2013. The Battle “E” is awarded annually […]

  • 14 February 2012
    Training & Education

    Commander, Naval Air Forces awarded the 2011 Battle Efficiency (Battle “E”) for West Coast-based aircraft carriers to Sailors of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Feb. 10. Vinson Commanding Officer Capt. Kent D. Whalen congratulated the Vinson Sailors who made the award possible. “It is terrific to see this ship and crew […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) was awarded the Commander, Naval Air Forces Carrier Battle Effectiveness Award, or Battle “E”, Feb. 15.   The Battle “E” recognizes sustained superior performance in an operational environment, and sustained continuous readiness throughout the Forward Deployed Naval Forces training plan. “The tremendous mission successes […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Commander Naval Air Forces awarded the 2012 Pacific Fleet Battle Efficiency (“E”) award to the “Golden Hawks” Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 112 for the VAW Carrier Air Wing (CVW) category, Feb. 12. The aviation Battle “E” is the Navy’s top performance award presented to the squadron in each competitive category that achieves the highest […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Greenville (SSN 772) was presented with a battle efficiency award on January 27. Capt. Rick Seif, commander of Submarine Squadron one presented the award to Greeneville after her crew attained the highest overall readiness to carry out her wartime tasks. With a crew of approximately 160 sailors, Greeneville conducted a multitude […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Rear Adm. Phil Sawyer, commander of Submarine Force Pacific Fleet (COMSUBPAC), has announced the winners of the 2014 Battle Efficiency (Battle “E”) competition. These awards recognize commands which were evaluated during the past year to have attained the highest overall or departmental readiness to carry out their wartime tasks. The Battle E competition […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Training & Education

    The crew of the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17) received the Battle Efficiency, or Battle “E” award, March 7. The Battle “E” award is a tribute to the ship’s overall readiness and was determined by a yearlong evaluation of San Antonio’s accomplishments during training exercises and various command inspections. The San […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Milius (DDG 69) earned the coveted Battle Efficiency Award (Battle “E”) for Calendar Year 2012, according to a naval message from Commander Naval Surface Force Pacific (CNSP), released March 8. The Battle “E” recognizes the superior battle readiness of a ship and crew. “The Battle ‘E’ is a validation of our hard work and […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Authorities

    The amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) was awarded the Battle Effectiveness (Battle “E”) Award for Naval Surface Forces March 17, marking the second consecutive year San Diego has earned the award. San Diego was nominated by Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) Five and was selected for her performance in operational environments as well […]

  • 1 March 2012
    Training & Education

      Commander, Naval Surface Forces announced mine countermeasures ship USS Patriot (MCM 7) is the winner of the 2011 Battle Effectiveness (Battle “E”) Award for Commander, Mine Countermeasures Squadron 7, Feb. 28. This is Patriot’s sixth consecutive year winning the Battle “E”, one of the Navy’s most prestigious command awards. The Battle “E” recognizes superior […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Authorities

    Two U.S. Navy amphibious assault ships, USS Kearsarge and USS Boxer have received Battle Effectiveness (Battle “E”) awards. The officers and crew of the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) were awarded March 3, while USS Boxer received its Battle E for the fifth consecutive year on March 6. The Naval Surface Forces Command (COMSURFOR) […]

  • 15 March 2012
    Training & Education

      Commander, Naval Surface Forces recently awarded the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) with the 2011 Battle Effectiveness Award (Battle “E”). The Battle “E” is awarded annually to ships, submarines, aviation and other units that present the maximum condition of departmental readiness in their group and display outstanding capability to perform their wartime […]

  • 1 March 2012
    Training & Education

      Amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) earned the Battle “E” award for the second consecutive year Feb. 27 for its performance, demonstrating the highest state of battle readiness in 2011. The award, announced via naval message, recognizes sustained superior performance in an operational environment as a command and several significant achievements for […]

  • 14 February 2012
    Training & Education

    USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) was named the top aircraft carrier in the Atlantic Fleet in the 2011 Commander Naval Air Force Aircraft Carrier Battle Efficiency and Departmental Awards program, Feb. 10. The Battle Efficiency Award, or Battle “E”, recognizes superior operational performance, assessing the command’s accomplishments during training exercises and various command inspections. […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Training & Education

    The amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) was named a recipient of the 2012 Battle Efficiency (Battle “E”) award, March 9, marking the first time the ship has received the prestigious award. Vice Adm. Thomas Copeman, the commander of Naval Surface Forces, and commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, made the official […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) was named the top aircraft carrier in the Atlantic Fleet in the 2012 Commander Naval Air Force Aircraft Carrier Battle Efficiency and Departmental Awards program, Feb. 11. The Battle “E” is awarded annually to ships that display the maximum condition of readiness in their group and for their […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Commander First Naval Construction Division (1NCD) recently announced the winners of the Naval Construction Force Battle “E” award, which recognizes outstanding operational performance of its Naval Mobile Construction Battalions. Atlantic Fleet winners are Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 11 (Active) and NMCB 27 (Reserve). Winners from the Pacific Fleet are NMCB 4 (Active) and NMCB […]