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  • 23 May 2014
    Training & Education

    On March 14th 2014, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Iroquois recorded her fourth consecutive HAIDA trophy victory during a gunnery serial as part of a recent Task Group Exercise (TGEX) that also included HMCS Ville De Quebec and HMCS Preserver.   The HAIDA trophy is an award presented to the unit demonstrating the highest accuracy […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Training & Education

    For the second consecutive year, Commander, Navy Region Southeast selected Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville as the 2012 Installation Excellence Award nominee for the Commander, Naval Installation Command’s (CNIC) Installation Excellence Award Oct. 31. The station was also the recipient of the CNIC Installation Excellence Award and the 2012 Presidential Installation Excellence Award. It will […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Authorities

    A year of hard work paid off for the crew of Australian Navy’s HMAS Arunta recently when they were awarded the Otranto Shield for the highest standards of gunnery and the Action Information Organisation Shield award for the highest standard of tactical information dissemination throughout the fleet in 2014. The Otranto Shield recognises the effort […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Industry news

    DCNS India set up a dedicated localisation programme as part of the transfer of technology (ToT) agreement with Indian naval shipbuilder Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL) to build six DCNS-designed Scorpene submarines under the P75 contract. On February 6, DCNS India received the prestigious ‘Excellence in Indigenous Technology’ award at Aerospace and Defence Awards 2013 organised […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Authorities

    Commander, Naval Air Forces presented the Cmdr. Theodore G. Ellyson Aviator Production Excellence Award to the “Seahawks” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 41 at Naval Air Station North Island, California, July 1.   The award is named in honor of Cmdr. Theodore G. Ellyson, who was the first naval officer to undergo aviation training […]

  • 30 September 2011
    Authorities

      National Maritime Foundation (NMF) has awarded the Excellence Award to the Kerala Council for Historical Research (KCHR). The award consisting of a plaque and citation was accepted by Dr PJ Cherian, Director of KCHR from Vice Admiral KN Sushil, Flag Officer Commanding in Chief Southern Naval Command at an impressive ceremony at the Southern […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Authorities

    The Royal Australian Navy would like to congratulate eight of its members who were awarded honours by The Governor of New South Wales, Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO, during a series of Investiture Ceremonies held at Government House, Sydney this week. They were: Conspicuous Service Cross   Commander Paul John Hines For outstanding […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Authorities

    The civilian crew of Australian Defence Vessel (ADV) Ocean Shield yesterday received a Commander Australian Fleet commendation for their professional excellence, dedication and esprit-de-corps during their recent service to the Royal Australian Navy.   The 6,500 tonne Offshore Support Vessel was brought into service in June 2012 to bolster the humanitarian and disaster relief capability […]

  • 20 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The crew of USS Constitution officially announced its reception of the Retention Excellence Award for fiscal year (FY) 2013, March 19.   This marks the second straight year ‘Old Ironsides’ has received the award, which was presented to Constitution’s crew by Deputy Director, Navy Staff Capt. Vincent Martinez during a visit to Charlestown Navy Yard […]

  • 15 June 2011
    Authorities

      Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus recognized more than 50 individuals and commands for improving Department acquisition processes with a combined cost savings to the government of more than $5.5 billion during a ceremony at the Pentagon June 13. “I want to thank the whole acquisition community of the Navy and Marine Corps for […]

  • 14 September 2011
    Training & Education

      The U.S. Naval Academy has been ranked among the top schools in the country by the U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges 2012.” The Naval Academy was ranked No. 14 overall for “Best Liberal Arts Colleges” nationwide, No. 1 in the nation in public schools, and No. 1 in the nation among high […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Industry news

    Raytheon Company’s Missile Systems business received the 2014 Excellence in Innovation award from the Arizona Manufacturers Council during a ceremony in Phoenix. The award recognizes RMS for outstanding achievement in innovative manufacturing.   “Raytheon strives to leverage the latest technology in designing the best possible products for all of our customers,” said Kim Ernzen, Raytheon […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Vice Admiral Simon Lister CB OBE, Commander in Chief Material, joined the crew of HMS Talent for breakfast during a programmed tour of HMNB Devonport.   The reason for his visit was to present the Submarine the Engineering Excellence Trophy which HMS Talent had been awarded during her recent deployment. When awarding the trophy Vice […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Training & Education

    The Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) announced the winners of the Fiscal Year 2012 NETC Excellence in Safety Awards March 4. The award recognizes outstanding performance in the areas of safety and risk management in a training and education environment.  “You can operate safely and not be combat ready, but you cannot be combat […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) was awarded the 2013 Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Safety Excellence Award for fiscal year 2012, July 2.  The award recognizes the Kearsarge Safety department’s outstanding performance in the areas of safety and risk management in the work environment with an excellent command safety program. “This award is […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Commander Naval Air Forces Pacific and Commander Naval Air Forces (COMNAVAIRFOR) U.S. Atlantic Fleet awarded aircraft carrier departmental awards to multiple departments aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) Feb. 12. The awards were presented to individual departments that achieved outstanding levels of readiness. Stennis earned 14 departmental efficiency awards for 2012: […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Authorities

    A Royal Naval sailor has been presented with an award for an exemplary career including as an engineer helping train Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Royal Navy and other navies. Warrant Officer1 Steve Partridge, 45, was presented with a Meritorious Service Medal y Second Sea Lord Vice Admiral David Steel on board HMS Victory (Nelson’s former flagship) […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Training Support Center, San Diego (TSC SD) announced May 7 their receipt of Naval Education and Training Command’s 2013 Training Excellence Award (TEA) for superlative performance in every training support functional area.   The annual awards recognize commands that demonstrate the highest standards of training excellence by consistently producing Sailors possessing relevant and effective skills […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Commander, Naval Air Forces Pacific and Commander, Naval Air Forces (COMNAVAIRFOR) awarded aircraft carrier departmental awards to multiple departments aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) Feb. 24.   Departments earned these awards by achieving superior levels of readiness during training and inspections. Stennis earned 12 departmental efficiency awards for 2013: […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Marine Meteorology Division and Space Science Division have been awarded the Department of the Navy Acquisition Excellence Technology Transition Award presented by Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition, Sean J. Stackley, May 14, 2013. Recognizing individuals and teams for outstanding contributions in promoting competition and […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Air Facility Misawa received the Navy’s Retention Excellence Award Feb. 14 for fiscal year 2012. The award, also known as the “Golden Anchor,” is earned when a command meets the requirements set forth by Commander Navy Installations Command. The criteria states that commands must receive an 85 percent or better on their command’s fiscal […]

  • 17 December 2012

    Commander Navy Installations Command (CNIC) announced Dec. 12 that Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville is the winner of the 2013 Commander, Navy Installations Command Installation Excellence Award(large category). NAS Jacksonville Commanding Officer Capt. Bob Sanders immediately congratulated base personnel.  “It gives me great pleasure to announce that you have once again won the Installation Excellence […]

  • 7 February 2012
    Training & Education

      The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) received the 2012 Edward F. Ney Memorial Award for outstanding food service for the category of aircraft carriers Feb. 3. Last October, Ney officials visited various Food Services locations aboard Lincoln in order to evaluate the division’s efficiency, safety, accuracy, management and budgeting skills. A […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Fleet Cyber Command (FCC) Information Technology Spend Governance Team was announced as a winner of the 2013 Department of the Navy (DON) Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT) Excellence Award Jan. 31. The annual DON IM/IT Excellence Awards recognize IM/IT teams, projects, and individuals that have helped to transform the Navy and Marine Corps through […]

  • 21 July 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

    Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southwest raised a Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) safety flag celebrating their “dedication to safety” during a ceremony in San Diego, July 12. The Safety Flag is beig flown in recognition of NAVFAC Southwest receiving the 2011 SECNAV Safety Excellence Awards in the Large Industrial Ashore Command category. NAVFAC Southwest […]

  • 9 June 2011
    Authorities

      Twenty-seven Navy ships, installations and individuals were recognized for their exceptional environmental stewardship by the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO)during the CNO Environmental Awards ceremony, June 7. Adm. Gary Roughead recognized the winners for their achievements regarding environmental protection on shore and at sea – including environmental restoration, waste management, energy efficiency, environmental planning, […]

  • 3 May 2012
    Industry news

      In order to strengthen its knowledge and expertise regarding cyber threats, the Netherlands Defence organisation has joined the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence. The official membership ceremony was held in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, on 24 April. The Netherlands is the eleventh nation to join the centre, which was established in […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Authorities

    The chief of staff for logistics and ordnance on the staff of Commander, Naval Surface Force U.S. Pacific Fleet presented the Ship’s Store Retail and Service Excellence Award to the guided missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71) sales division, April 20. Capt. Peter Stamatopolous presented the award to Ensign Andrew Peters, ship’s sales […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Training & Education

    For a second consecutive year, the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) was named winner of the Retention Excellence Award for outstanding Sailor retention for 2012. The Retention Excellence Award, also known as “Golden Anchor Award,” is awarded annually to commands that meet or exceed the retention criteria set forth by the Chief of […]