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  • 19 November 2012
    Training & Education

    More than 200 active duty Sailors and families members attended a Heroes’ Welcome Event to honor past, present, and future Individual Augmentees (IA) from commands in the Pacific Northwest at the Jackson Park Community Center, Nov. 15. The Naval Base Kitsap Fleet and Family Support Center sponsored the event in honor of the sacrifices made […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Training & Education

      A memorial to the heroes of the Channel Dash – a brave but forlorn attempt to stop German ships breaking through into the North Sea in 1942 – will be dedicated in Dover on Saturday. The memorial unveiling, attended by First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope, coincides with a three-day visit to the […]

  • 25 May 2018
    Authorities

    US president Donald Trump awarded retired Master Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Britt Slabinski with the Medal of Honor in a White House ceremony held May 24. Slabinski was awarded for his actions while leading a team under heavy effective enemy fire in an attempt to rescue teammate Petty Officer First Class Neil Roberts during Operation Anaconda […]

  • 17 May 2012
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

      Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory were recently honored for their new nano-technology that makes the air quality better for sailors on Navy submarines. The new technology is called SAMMS. It cleans the air in tight Navy submarine spaces by absorbing CO2. The material looks like rock salt and will replace a liquid that’s […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Authorities

    Sailors, Marines, Coast Guardsmen and World War II veterans commemorated the 72nd anniversary of the Battle of Midway during a ceremony at the Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C., June 4.   Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert issued a Navywide proclamation declaring June 4 Battle of Midway Commemoration Day, and invited commands around the […]

  • 7 June 2011
    Training & Education

      The crew of the USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) rendered honors to the fallen in the Battle of Midway during a ceremony June 3, in the waters near Midway Atoll. The ceremony, commemorated the U.S. Navy’s victory over the Imperial Japanese Navy in the three-day battle June 4-7, 1942. “Today we are here to remember […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Theodore Roosevelt Association (TRA) presented the 2013 Junior Officer of the Year award to a Sailor assigned to USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), Sept. 21. Lt. Carl Comasco, Jr., 27, assigned to the Reactor Department aboard the aircraft carrier, received the award in recognition of his outstanding achievements overseeing operations, training and maintenance for […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Authorities

    Six sailors of the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) were honoured in Parliament Hill on November 25, as part of Navy Appreciation Day 2014. Sponsored by the Navy League of Canada, Navy Appreciation Day brings together Parliamentarians, the RCN, the maritime education sector and the maritime defence industry to celebrate the accomplishments of Canada’s Navy. The […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Authorities

    Sailors assigned to the US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McFaul (DDG 74) participated in a joint ceremony with the armed forces of Spain honoring fallen members of the military throughout history, during a scheduled port visit in Malaga, Spain, May 7, 2015. The U.S. Embassy in Spain, Spanish military, government of Malaga, and […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy will honor the cities where the littoral combat ships are being constructed by naming the next two LCS after them. U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced September 22, that the next Freedom and Independence variant littoral combat ships will be named USS Marinette (LCS 25) and USS Mobile (LCS 26). […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Authorities

    The chief of naval operations named guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) as the recipient of the Navy’s highest award for community service, Nov. 24. Gettysburg received the 2014 Navy-wide Project Good Neighbor Community Service Award in the medium sea command category and is joined by awardees in various other sea, shore and overseas categories. […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Authorities

    The American flag is flown at half-mast at US Navy’s Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, July 21, 2015. The flag will remain at half-mast through July 25 to honor each service member killed by a gunman in Chattanooga, Tenn. [mappress mapid=”16549″] Image: US Navy

  • 28 February 2012
    Training & Education

    The Navy will honor four outstanding women at the upcoming Joint Women’s Leadership Symposium’s Leadership Awards Luncheon at the Gaylord Hotel in National Harbor, Md., on March 5 as announced in NAVADMIN, Feb. 23. The 2012 Navy Leadership Award Recipients include Hospital Corpsmen First Class Sonseeahray Walker of Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. in […]

  • 11 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines paid homage to two survivors of the WWII Bataan Death March during a ceremony held aboard USS Bataan (LHD 5) as a part of the city of Jacksonville’s Week of Valor, Nov. 8. “This ship was commissioned in 1997 to honor the sacrifices of those who have gone before us,” said Capt. […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Authorities

    Search and Rescue (SAR) of persons in distress at sea is one of the noblest acts that is undertaken by coastal nations in a systematized manner. The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) – A National Authority for Maritime SAR services in Indian Search and Rescue Region (ISRR), which spans over an area of 4.6 Million Sq […]

  • 16 November 2012
    Training & Education

    The City of Virginia Beach hosted a Veterans Day parade and ceremony to salute past and present American veterans Nov. 12. Virginia Beach has been hosting the Veterans Day events since 1970 and is one of 64 designated sites nationwide that serve as a model for community events in honor of the nation’s veterans. More […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Authorities

    As the Nimitz class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transited seas in the Singapore region Oct. 1, Carl Vinson Commanding Officer, Capt. Karl Thomas, held a brief memorial ceremony to remember the loss of two Royal Navy (RN) ships in this region during the Battle of Malaya in 1941. The commanding officer held […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Authorities

    The amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) Sept. 5, honored the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Baltimore.   The fire hose salute was rendered to honor Fort McHenry’s namesake: the original fort that guarded Baltimore harbor in the War of 1812 and successfully fended off the invading British fleet on Sept. […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Authorities

    Southern Nuclear was honored by the US Navy Reserve during a ceremony on June 20, at the Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Va., for its exceptional support of America’s citizen sailors. The company was one of 39 civilian employers from across the nation that received this prestigious award.   Nominations were made by Navy Reserve […]

  • 2 September 2011
    Training & Education

      More than 1,000 Sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) participated in a ceremonial event to honor the 17 fallen SEALs who were shot down in Wardak Province, Afghanistan Aug. 25 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. TR Sailors lined up in waves to volunteer for the opportunities to participate in the ceremony honoring […]

  • 27 October 2011
    Authorities

    A World War II veteran who served aboard the submarine USS Batfish (SS 310) will pass the “long glass,” a tradition to signify the start of the first watch, during the commissioning ceremony aboard the Virginia-class submarine Pre-Commissioning Unit California (SSN 781) Oct. 29. Dr. Joseph Cox, former national president of the U.S. Submarine Veterans […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Authorities

    US Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced the establishment of a Recruit Honor Graduate Ribbon for superior performance during the Navy’s basic military training, held at Naval Station Great Lakes, Illinois, on August 18. The first Navy Honor Graduate Ribbons will be awarded to recruits during their pass-in-review rehearsal today. The recruits who receive […]

  • 10 October 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

      A Medal of Honor recipient visited amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) Oct. 6 tying together his legacy from the Battle of Peleliu and the ship that bears its name. Arthur J. Jackson was not quite 20 years old when his unit, the First Marine Division, attacked the Peleliu Island September 1944. He […]

  • 24 October 2011
    Authorities

      Two events – 315th anniversary of Russian Navy’s foundation and White Cranes Poetry Day related to servicemen fallen in battles – were held on Oct 20 in Youth Movement Museum in Ryazan, Russia. In 1696 Peter the Great issued the first law about fleet. Today’s Russian Navy operates surface and submarine forces, naval aviation, […]

  • 11 June 2012
    Authorities

    Naval Postgraduate School alumnus and Commander, United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), presented a Secretary of the Navy Guest Lecture (SGL) and award at his alma mater, June 7. At the opening of his SGL, Adm. William McRaven, USSOCOM, took a moment to honor a member of the NPS Defense Analysis (DA) department who, as […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors and DoD civilians remembered those who fought and died during the attack on Pearl Harbor with a ceremony in the Grand Vista Ballroom on Naval Station Everett (NSE), Dec. 6. The ceremony, marking the 72nd anniversary of the historic attack, included a moment of silence, a wreath-laying, guest speakers and a “walk of honor” […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The American and Italian flags flew side-by-side at half-mast as a blanket of silence fell upon the hundreds of Sailors, civilians and local nations who reflected upon the nearly 3,000 lives lost and sacrifices made Sept. 11, 2001. A remembrance ceremony was held on the U.S. Naval Support Activity base in Capodichino, commemorating the 12th […]

  • 11 August 2011
    Authorities

    Memorial activities related to 11th anniversary of perished nuclear-powered submarine Kursk will take place at Northern Fleet (NF) on Aug 12. Residents of Murmansk will lay wreaths at the monument to lost sailors. In the fleet’s main naval base Severomorsk, wreaths will be laid at memorial plaque to Kursk crewmember Warrant Officer Sergei Chernyshov. The […]

  • 10 July 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) departed Cannes, France July 7, after a four-day port visit highlighted by a special ceremony honoring the heroics of World War II U.S. aviators The ceremony, which coincided with Independence Day in the U.S., paid tribute to the air crew of a B-24 dive bomber that was downed […]