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  • 27 June 2014

    Utilizing air and naval assets, the Philippines Western Command conducted search and rescue mission on the reportedly missing Malaysian-owned civilian barge off West Philippine Sea waters. Said barge has been towed to safety to Ulugan Bay by seven o’clock in the morning on June 25.   Officials from Coast Guard Palawan District reported to Headquarters […]

  • 10 October 2011
    Training & Education

      For the first time since the Sept. 9, 2001, terror attacks, the public was invited to board a ship at Naval Station Norfolk.   (therepbulic) [mappress] Source: therepublic, October 10, 2011

  • 10 January 2012

    Three medical personnel assigned to Expeditionary Resuscitative Surgical System (ERSS) 7, embarked aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) and seven visit, board, search, and seizure (VBSS) team members boarded a cargo ship to provide medical assistance to an injured civilian, Jan. 1. Pinckney, operating under Combined Task Force (CTF) 151, was notified and directed […]

  • 20 April 2011

    As part of the UK’s ongoing involvement in Operation ELLAMY, Royal Navy destroyer HMS Liverpool has been working tirelessly to protect Libya’s civilian population under threat of attack from Colonel Gaddafi’s forces. During the past week the ship has played a key role in Operation Unified Protector as a member of the NATO Task Group. […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Order of Black Sea Fleet (BSF) Commander Rear Admiral Alexander Fedotenkov was read in festive atmosphere; senior seaman… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, December 06, 2012; Image: Flot

  • 7 January 2013

    Naval troops attached to Naval Deployment Pulmudai of the Eastern Naval Command have rushed to assist the villagers affected by the overflow of Padaviya Wewa. A Naval craft along with SLN Relief Assistance personnel has been deployed since the early hours of Saturday (05th January 2013) to ferry the villagers of Pubudugama and Kambiliwewa who […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Training & Education

    During their recent port visit to Djibouti, Dutch warship HNLMS van Speijk hosted a visit from the Committee for Civilian Aspects of Crisis Management, or CIVCOM, which is an advisory body within the European Union dealing with crisis management. The delegation consisted, amongst others, of sixteen CIVCOM country representatives and the Head of Operations from […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    During their recent 3-day port visit to Mombasa, the Force Commander of the EU Naval Force, Rear Admiral Hervé Bléjean, paid a visit to Kenyan military and civilian authorities. The following day he visited the Mombasa Regional Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) and Information Sharing Centre .   Rear Admiral Bléjean, who is embarked in […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Training & Education

    More than 500 Sailors and civilians helped clean the streets around Naval Base San Diego (NBSD), May 11, during the 22nd bi-annual Main Street Cleanup.  The Main Street Cleanup focuses on picking up trash around the community and demonstrates how Sailors help maintain a relationship with adjacent National City, Calif. The volunteers represented more than […]

  • 10 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Rear Adm. Mark H. Buzby, commander, Military Sealift Command, honored 89 members of USS Ponce’s (AFSB(I) 15) crew during an Oct. 7 ceremony highlighting accomplishments associated with bringing Ponce into service and on station. Navy Capt. Jon P. Rodgers, Ponce’s commanding officer, also presided over the ceremony held aboard Ponce, underway in the Arabian Sea. […]

  • 9 February 2011

    A civilian employee of the Navy and the founder of a Georgia-based technology services company with more than $120 million in Navy contracts… [mappress] Source: heraldnet, February 9, 2011;

  • 30 January 2013

    Senator Lisa Murkowski today received the United States Navy’s Distinguished Public Service Award from U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus for her “selfless service to the Nation’s Sailors and Marines [that] ensured they were provided the resources necessary to support and defend the Nation’s interests around the globe,” according to the certificate.  The Navy also recognized […]

  • 29 March 2011

      The Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Manpower and Reserve Affairs) directed the immediate stop of movement for all Department of the Navy non-emergency essential civilian personnel to the island of Honshu, Japan. Due to the damages as a result of the recent earthquake and tsunami that occurred in Japan, it has been determined that […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Training & Education

    With the arrival of the Atlantic hurricane and Pacific typhoon season—and the often dangerous storms that can accompany it—new technology sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) will be used to help Navy and civilian officials alike plan for stormy weather, officials announced on Friday. Called the Coupled Ocean/Atmosphere Mesoscale Prediction System-Tropical Cyclone (COAMPS-TC), the groundbreaking new weather […]

  • 8 November 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Military and civilian officials with the Department of Defense, other federal agencies, and private sector employers will discuss retaining wounded warrior employees at the 2nd Annual Wounded Warrior Hiring and Support Conference, hosted by the Naval Sea Systems Command scheduled for Nov. 9-10. According to Stephen King, director of disability programs with the Office of […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced on Saturday that he is recalling most of the Defense Department civilians who were placed on furlough as a result of the government shutdown which began Oct. 1, adding that they will be asked to return to work beginning next week.  “Immediately after President [Barack] Obama signed the Pay […]

  • 31 August 2011
    Training & Education

      Sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) conducted a civilian contingency support drill at sea Aug. 29. The drill helped prepare the crew for potential large-scale humanitarian aid operations and taught Wasp Sailors how to effectively interact with and assist those in need. “We want to make it as easy as […]

  • 1 October 2017

    An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter embarked on the US Navy amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) rescued two civilians after their private plane crashed several miles off the coast of Dominica, September 28. The civilians, coming from French Guadelupe and Antigua, sustained minor injuries and were transported by helicopter to Wasp where they received […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Training & Education

    It’s not every day that passengers on board a civilian cruise liner would get so close to a warship on operations that they could wave to each other, but this is just what happened last week when the German cruise liner, AIDAdiva, with over 2,000 passengers on board, met German frigate FGS Hessen at sea. […]

  • 4 February 2016

    U.S. Navy’s Expeditionary Fast Transport ship USNS Choctaw County (T-EPF 2) yesterday, February 3, entered the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. Choctaw County is the first ship of its platform to be forward deployed to the region following a routine transit of the Suez Canal. The auxiliary is a non-combatant vessel with a civilian crew. It will […]

  • 16 June 2011

      China has sent one of its biggest civilian maritime patrol ships into the South China Sea, official media said on Thursday, a move likely to… By Chris Buckley (courant) [mappress] Source: Courant, June 16, 2011;

  • 4 November 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Military and civilian federal officials will discuss training and development for wounded warriors with public and private sector employers and their human resource professionals at the 2nd Annual Wounded Warrior Hiring and Support Conference, scheduled for Nov. 9-10 in Vienna, Va. According to Barbara Wilson, Recovery Coordination Program training director with the Office of Wounded […]

  • 26 July 2012
    Training & Education

    A group of 38 civilian leaders in education, business, industry and local governments from across the country visited the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) as part of the Department of Defense (DoD) Joint Civilian Orientation Conference (JCOC), July 24. The purpose of the JCOC program is to increase public understanding of national […]

  • 27 October 2014

    Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Energy, Installation and Environment) Dennis McGinn honored two government civilians with the Secretary of the Navy Safety Excellence Award during a Pentagon ceremony Oct. 20. The Navy civilians – systems safety practitioners Rebecca Funkhouser and Robert Heflin – received the award on behalf of the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren […]

  • 10 February 2012
    Training & Education

    The deadline to submit nominations for the 2011 Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher Distinguished Civilian Humanitarian Award is March 16. The award recognizes a private sector individual or organization that has demonstrated exceptional patriotism and humanitarian concerns for members of the U.S. Armed Forces or their families, according to NAVADMIN 050/12 released Feb. 9. Submissions must […]

  • 2 November 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Military and civilian officials with the Department of Defense and other federal agencies will share information on the continued hiring of wounded warriors at the 2nd Annual Wounded Warrior Hiring and Support Conference, sponsored by Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and scheduled for Nov. 9-10. According to Laura Stanek, Naval District Washington wounded warrior employment […]

  • 27 March 2016

    Japan has released one Royal Canadian Navy sailor who was arrested in February 2016 while the navy ship HMCS Winnipeg was docked in Japan, conducting a routine port visit. In total, three members of the ship’s crew were arrested on February 1 for allegedly using narcotics. Of the arrested, one was a civilian employee while two […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors and civilians participated in an Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) workshop in Building 2000 on Naval Station Everett (NSE), Jan. 30-31. The course, taught by NSE and other Navy Region Northwest chaplains, was designed to provide Sailors with the tools to aid those with suicidal thoughts that they may come into contact with. […]

  • 22 March 2011

      The Navy announced in NAVADMIN 094/11, released March 20, that eligible family members of Navy civilians, based on the island of Honshu, Japan, are authorized voluntary departure to the continental United States for a period not to exceed 30 days. “Navy civilians and their families are an integral part of the total force,” explained […]