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  • 11 April 2014
    Authorities

    An international group of military observers was denied entry to the Crimean peninsula by individuals who identified themselves as the representatives of Russian Frontier Service and Crimean ‘Berkut’, the Ukrainian Defence Ministry said on Wednesday, April 9.   The group was bound for the peninsula with an aim to observe the preparation of military units […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) commemorated the Battle of Midway with a ceremony on the ship’s mess decks on June 7. The ceremony completed four days of commemorative events by members of the ship’s First Class Petty Officer Association (FCPOA). From 4-7 June, various First Class Petty Officers took turns reading […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Equipment & technology

    Scientists from the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory’s Ocean Sciences Division are optimizing the placement of ocean gliders and the usage of glider data to improve the US Navy’s ability to predict ocean conditions. “Predicting the ocean’s interior weather is challenging, yet it has important implications for all those who sail and operate on its waters,” […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Senior NATO officer General Hans-Lothar Domröse has visited HMS Ocean to witness a joint exercise between the French and British Armed Forces. The Commander Joint Force Command Brunssum (JFCBS) visited the Royal Navy Flagship to see elements of Exercise Griffin Rise – a bi-national exercise demonstrating the close partnership that exists between France and the […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Training & Education

    The first Fleet Air Arm observers to use the British Navy’s new Avenger training aircraft have successfully passed their course. Four junior officers completed a 16-week course with 750 Naval Air Squadron at Culdrose – and now move on to polishing their newly-learned trade with front-line squadrons. Lts Keith Webb and Mark Finnie (both aged […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Authorities

    Vice Admiral SPS Cheema, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command and Air Marshal BS Dhanoa, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief South Western Air Command witnessed naval operations by the Western Fleet at sea on 08 May 2015. Flying operations from on board INS Viraat and other fleet ships, weapon firings and other drills were demonstrated to the […]

  • 27 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Five officers of the Indian Navy and three from the Indian Coast Guard graduated as Observers at an impressive ceremonial passing out parade held at INS Garuda, the Naval Air Base at Kochi on August 24. Rear Admiral Ashok Kumar, VSM, Flag Officer Sea Training reviewed the parade and awarded the ‘Wings’ to passing out […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    On Tuesday 26 August 2014, HMAS Stuart held a tour for the coalition observers participating in Exercise KAKADU 2014 to familiarise themselves with the ship while it was alongside Fort Hill Wharf, Darwin.   Stuart’s Commanding Officer, Commander Aaron Nye and the ship’s company welcomed the representatives from Bangladesh, Cambodia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Thailand, […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy mine disposal experts watched their Japanese counterparts work during the large-scale exercise 2JA 2016. Two British observers joined the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force at its major annual test of its minehunting forces in Mutsu Bay at the northern tip of main island of Honshu. Some 20 Japanese minehunters were involved in the exercise, […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) observed Passover with a traditional seder in the wardroom, April 25. Despite being more than 10,000 miles from their families, Sailors sought to create a sense of community. The event was open to the entire crew, as the holiday provides an opportunity to build a community around […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Authorities

    Naval Air Crewman (Helicopter) 3rd Class Kyle Daggett, from Milford, Penn., assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23, the Wildcards, observes aboard an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter as it transports cargo to the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) during a replenishment-at-sea.   Makin Island is on a scheduled deployment in the […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Training & Education

      The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) hosted a National Women’s History Month observance aboard the ship, March 29. Cmdr. Monika W. Stoker, the first African-American female commander of a U.S. Navy destroyer, was the guest speaker. Stoker, commanding officer of the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) and former Kearsarge crew […]

  • 22 March 2011
    Training & Education

      Pakistan Navy (PN) will observe Pakistan Day (23rd March) with traditional zeal and fervor. According to a press release of ISPR DTE (Navy), the day will dawn with 21 gun salutes. Special prayers will be offered in all mosques at PN units after Namaz-e-Fajar. To pay homage to the father of the nation, wreath […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Swedish Armed Forces confirmed that a submarine has violated Swedish territorial integrity. Results from the analysis following the intelligence operation conducted in October are unambiguous. Supreme Commander Sverker Göranson said: There is no doubt, we have excluded all other explanations. Swedish territory has been seriously and unacceptably violated by a foreign power. On Friday […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Service members, island residents and base patrons gathered as U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) to kick off Chamorro Month with a cultural celebration in front of the Navy Exchange Guam on NBG March 8. The event, themed “Know the Language of Our Elders and Use it Every Day,” brought together local and military communities to […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Royal Navy minehunter HMS Middleton has arrived in London ahead of Remembrance Sunday to take part in commemorative events across the capital. The Portsmouth-based ship sailed along the Thames and under Tower Bridge on November 8 as she arrived to berth alongside iconic Second World warship HMS Belfast. During her five-day stay, the ship’s company […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Thirteen officers of the Indian Navy and three officers of the Indian Coast Guard graduated as “Observers” at a Passing Out Parade held at Naval Air Station Garuda at Kochi on 23 Aug 13. Commodore MR Ajayakumar, Commanding Officer of INS Venduruthy and a veteran Observer reviewed the Parade. Lieutenant Shoshant Singh was awarded Flag […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Training & Education

    Amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) held an African American/Black History Month observance on the ship’s mess decks Feb. 21.   This year’s theme highlighted civil rights in America and how it has shaped the country. The program recognized how the Civil Rights Act helped to strengthen the Navy. The master of ceremonies, […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Training & Education

    The forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) with embarked Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 11 and 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) are hosting four officers from the Royal Thai Navy and Marine Corps, Feb. 1. The liaison officers are on Bonhomme Richard to prepare for the upcoming annual multi-national combined joint training exercise Cobra […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Royal Saudi Naval Force members, in conjunction with, the Naval Education and Training Security Assistance Field Activity (NETSAFA) toured the Navy’s only boot camp, Recruit Training Command (RTC), Nov. 7. The visiting group consisted of seven naval officers from the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, who toured RTC to observe Navy training and see how civilians […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Training & Education

    The commander of Submarine Group 2 hosted representatives from the Norwich and New London branches of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in honor of Black History Month in Groton, Feb. 14. Black History Month is observed each year to enrich understanding of the history of Black Americans and U.S. history and […]

  • 6 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Nine Officers including four women Officers, two Coast Guard Officers and one Officer from Sri Lankan Navy graduated as Observers from the portals of Observer School, at Naval Base Kochi. Amongst the Passing Out courses, the short service commission officers’ course this time was an all women course, a first in the Navy. The […]

  • 3 February 2012
    Training & Education

    On 31 January 2012, the EUNAVFOR flagship ESPS PATIÑO conducted a Replenishment at Sea (RAS) with the NATO Flagship TGN GIRESUN watched by Russian observers before the exercise was repeated by the Russian Flagship Admiral Tributs with the Russian Fleet Tanker Pechenga with NATO and EU NAVFOR observers embarked. During the morning, the EU NAVFOR […]

  • 13 April 2011
    Authorities

      The Indian Navy is all set to get its first batch of all women Observers. All cadets training as Observers at the Naval Academy in Kochi are… (ibnlive) [mappress] Source: ibnlive, April 13, 2011;

  • 8 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Center for Service Support (CSS) Sailors and civilian employees observed Domestic Violence Awareness Month Oct. 7. The concept of Domestic Violence Awareness Month began as a “Day of Unity” in October 1981, and soon after evolved into an entire week. In 1987 the first monthly observance took place. Two years later Congress passed a law […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Joint Region Marianas (JRM) and Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Marianas personnel joined together to celebrate the observance of African-American History Month, Feb. 28. Service members and Department of Defense civilians portrayed historical figures spanning a hundred years to recount their accomplishments, test the audience’s historical knowledge and remember their sacrifices. “It’s a tremendous thing to […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Authorities

    Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. James A. Winnefeld Jr. visited USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) (GHWB) Sailors to observe flight operations and tour the Navy’s last Nimitz-class aircraft carrier in the Atlantic Ocean April 17. Winnefeld flew aboard GHWB in a C-2A Greyhound and met with ship and strike group […]

  • 16 December 2011
    Training & Education

    The Eastern Naval Command observed the 40th anniversary of Vijay Diwas on 16 Dec 11, by paying tributes to the valiant personnel of the Armed Forces who made the supreme sacrifice in various Operations including the 1971 war. A Floral wreath was placed at the Amar Jawan Jyoti, the Navy War Memorial on RK Beach […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106) took time out of work to join the nation in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 21. Stockdale’s multicultural committee held a celebration on the mess decks that included singing, a reading of King’s “I have a dream” speech, and a special […]