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  • 15 December 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    During a ceremony on December 14th, at the District of Columbia city hall, Secretary of the U.S. Navy, Ray Mabus, formally announced the first ship of the new fleet ballistic missile submarines (SSBN), formerly known as the Ohio-class replacement, will be named USS Columbia (SSBN 826) in honor of the District of Columbia. Ballistic missile […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy bid farewell to Ray Mabus, the navy’s longest serving secretary since World War I, in a ceremony in Washington on January 6. During his eight-year tenure, Mabus led the navy through a period of often controversial changes with social and energy reforms at the forefront. Seeking to minimize the U.S. Navy’s dependency on fossil […]

  • 1 September 2011
    Authorities

      Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus delivered thekeynote address at the National Clean Energy Summit 4.0 in Las Vegas Aug. 30. The summit brought together leaders of industry, government, and those specializing in research and development to chart the course for the future of energy in America. Secretary Mabus told attendees that “changing […]

  • 22 November 2011
    Authorities

    Paying a 2-day visit to Tbilisi, US Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus met with Georgia’s main power-wielding ministers. He discussed military reforms and bilateral cooperation issues with Georgian defense minister Bachana Akhalaia. According to national defense ministry, the agenda included Georgia’s participation in peace-keeping operation in Afghanistan and prospects of integration to NATO. Secretary […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Secretary of the US Navy, Ray Mabus, announced the Navy’s newest Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) ship, T-ESB 4, will be named USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams during a ceremony in Charleston, West Virginia, Jan. 14. Hershel “Woody” Williams, the ship’s namesake, was born in West Virginia and joined the Marine Corps following the attack on Pearl […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus threw a ceremonial first pitch in the Milwaukee Brewers game Sept. 13 at Miller Park. Prior to taking the field, SECNAV met with the team and congratulated them on being No. 1 in the National League. Additionally, Mabus introduced the crowd to the city’s namesake USS Milwaukee (LCS […]

  • 18 May 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

      The Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus visited the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) May 16, off the coast of Southern California. Mabus ate lunch with John C. Stennis Strike Group warfare commanders, observed flight deck operations and addressed Sailors to thank them for their service. Upon arriving aboard Stennis, […]

  • 16 September 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

      Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus made his first visit to Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, a field activity of Naval Sea Systems Command, Sept. 13. Mabus met with NSWC Crane Commanding Officer Capt. Charles S. LaSota and Technical Director Duane Embree as well as civilian and military personnel to learn how the warfare […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus visited Sailors aboard USS Ross (DDG 71) during a scheduled port visit in Istanbul, Turkey, Nov. 11. While in Istanbul the SECNAV met with the crew to thank them for a job well done on the ship’s first patrol as a forward-deployed BMD ship. The SECNAV emphasized that there […]

  • 22 August 2011
    Authorities

      Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead announced Aug. 19 the following assignments: Rear Adm. Alton L. Stocks will be assigned as commander, Navy Medicine, National Capital Area/commander, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Md. Stocks is currently serving as commander, Navy Medicine East/commander, Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, […]

  • 24 March 2011
    Industry news

      Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will visit Austal USA’s Mobile River shipyard Friday afternoon to make an announcement about the littoral co… by Dan Murtaugh (al) [mappress] Source: al,March 24, 2011;

  • 21 October 2011
    Authorities

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus addressed the world’s maritime leaders at the 20th International Seapower Symposium (ISS) at the U.S. Naval War College Oct. 20. The secretary stressed the importance of maritime cooperation and global presence as nations work to manage a plethora of shared challenges, such as combating piracy, regional security, ensuring the […]

  • 7 July 2011
    Authorities

      Congressman Duncan Hunter, R-Alpine, told Navy Secretary Ray Mabus in a July 1st letter that it might be wise to rebid contracts for the Nav… By Gary Robbins (signonsandiego) [mappress] Source: signonsandiego, July 7, 2011;

  • 25 March 2011
    Training & Education

      Education equates to national security, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus told members of the Mississippi Legislature on Thursday… by Bobby Harrison (nems360) [mappress] Source: nems360, March 25, 2011;

  • 31 August 2011
    Authorities, Research & Development

      Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus outlined a new dedicated energy Masters degree program during a recent speech to students at the Naval Postgraduate School on Aug. 29. The announcement targets both current and future leadership of the Navy and Marine Corps, and is another example of Mabus’ ongoing commitment to improved energy security […]

  • 10 June 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

      Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus spoke on the importance of pursuing alternative energy during a keynote speech at the U.S. Naval War College’s 62nd annual Current Strategy Forum (CSF) in Newport, R.I., June 8. Mabus discussed how the Navy and Marine Corps have made strides towards seeking alternative energy sources, but must continue […]

  • 18 August 2011
    Authorities

      Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead announced Aug. 17 the following assignments: Rear Adm. (lower half) Scott T. Craig will be assigned as commander, Strike Force Training Atlantic, Norfolk, Va. Craig is currently serving as deputy chief of staff fleet capabilities requirements, concepts, and experimentation, N8/N9, […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Authorities

      In the most candid assessment of negotiations to reach public eyes yet, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus wrote late last month that Bath Iron… By Seth Koenig, Times Record Staff (timesrecord) [mappress] Source: timesrecord, July 12, 2011;

  • 12 June 2014
    Authorities

    The complexity of the exercises conducted in common by the Romanian and US naval forces will increase the training and interoperability level. This is the conclusion reached by Romanian defence minister Mircea Duşa and the US Navy Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus during the official talks they had on Wednesday, June 11.   During […]

  • 16 June 2011
    Authorities

      Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus announced his plan to strengthen the service’s future workforce, June 15, at the Naval STEM Forum being held June 15-16 in Alexandria, Va. The plan reinforces President Obama’s call to improve America’s science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education over the next decade. “I have committed to […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Authorities

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced March 2 that the Navy will go ahead with reductions in spending in order to meet the fiscal constraints imposed by sequestration. In ALNAV 014/13, Mabus outlined a variety of reductions in operations, training and maintenance. In addition to the ALNAV, the Navy Live blog also has a […]

  • 19 June 2011
    Authorities

      Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead announced the following assignments June 17: Rear Adm. (lower half) Richard P. Breckenridge will be assigned as commander, Submarine Group Two, Groton, Conn. Breckenridge is currently serving as deputy director, Submarine Warfare Division, N87B, Office of the Chief of Naval […]

  • 18 November 2011
    Authorities

      US Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will visit Azerbaijan in Nov 20-21, reports US Embassy in Baku. Meeting with Azerbaijani officials, Mabus will discuss bilateral cooperation in security. US Department of the Navy comprises two services – US Navy and US Marine Corps. Secretary of the Navy reports to Pentagon and is responsible […]

  • 6 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Minister of Defense of Azerbaijan Col. Gen. Safar Akhundbala oglu Abiyev met at the Pentagon today to discuss the military relationship between their two nations. During the meeting Mabus and Abiyev addressed the existing partnership between the United States and Azerbaijan as well as maritime security in the […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Authorities

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus met with Commander of the Estonian Navy Capt. Sten Sepper aboard the Estonian Navy’s flagship minesweeper, the ENS Admiral Cowan, June 19. While aboard, Mabus was briefed on regional security issues and the Estonian Navy’s minesweeping capabilities. Estonian participation in multinational exercises such as BALTOPS, OPEN SPIRIT and SABER […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Authorities

    U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Joint Chiefs Chairman Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey yesterday joined other defense leaders to place a wreath at the Navy Memorial in Washington in honor of the 12 employees killed at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday. Washington Mayor Vincent Gray joined the military leaders. […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Authorities

    The US Navy announced this week that women can now be assigned to the Coastal Riverine Force Joint Terminal Attack Controller (CRF JTAC) training and positions.   The 30-day Congressional notification requirement ended Sept. 15, which now opens 21 JTAC positions for the assignment of women. This decision is part of the Department of Defense’s […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus completed a partnership-building visit to Indonesia on March 24. Mabus was in the area to meet with senior military and civilian officials to discuss bilateral and multilateral maritime security issues and efforts. Meetings were held with Indonesia’s minister of maritime affairs and fisheries, the head of the […]