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  • 27 November 2014
    Authorities

    Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, U.S. 5th Fleet, Combined Maritime Forces, Vice Adm. John. W. Miller, recognized the accomplishments of three special-needs sailors from the Kuwaiti ship, Journey of Hope, during a port visit in Bahrain, Nov. 25. The sailors were recognized for their spirited voyage to raise awareness of the rights and potential […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Authorities

    Yeoman 1st Class Latoya Calvin, an Akron, Ohio, native, received the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Inspirational Leadership Award on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Sept. 13.   The Honolulu-Hawaii chapter of NAACP held a Military Leader Awards luncheon at the Hickam Officer’s Club. Calvin was among 14 […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    HMAS Darwin’s contribution to operations in the Middle East was formally recognised during a visit to the ship on 2 July by Commodore Jeremy Blunden Royal Navy, Commander of Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150).   The Sydney-based frigate has been deployed to the Indian Ocean since March 2014 and has supported the counter-terrorism task force, […]

  • 29 May 2014

    Sailors assigned to Patrol Squadron NINE (VP-9) and U.S. Naval Forces Europe Detachment Maritime Ashore Support Team (CNE DET MAST) were recognized for their participation in community relations (COMREL) projects during an awards ceremony in Motta Sant’ Anastasia, Sicily, May 16.   Dr. Angelo Giuffrida, the mayor of Motta Sant’ Anastasia, presented Cmdr. Katrina Hill, […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) was honored by Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Land and Maritime as one of the agency’s top suppliers at an award ceremony held Nov. 15 on the Defense Supply Center Columbus installation. SAIC was recognized for its performance on current DLA Land and Maritime supply chain and logistics programs, including the […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Authorities

    The US Navy announced recipients of the 2015 Mrs. Sybil Stockdale Ombudsman of the Year Award August 25. While formally recognizing four notably outstanding individuals, the award honors the dedication and the contributions of all ombudsmen.xc The ombudsman awardees, who were nominated by their commanding officers for serving their command and families with extraordinary, selfless […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Authorities

    Two US Navy commands on Guam were among 12 commands fleetwide who were commended for giving back to the community in 2014. Navy Munitions Command East Asia Division (NMCEAD) Unit Guam won the small overseas division while the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) received honorable mention in the large sea category for the […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Training & Education

    The 2012 Commander, Submarine Force Atlantic (SUBLANT) Senior and Junior Sailors of the Year (SOY) were announced, March 6. The winners were recognized by Vice Adm. Michael Connor, Commander, Submarine Force Atlantic, during a luncheon held at the Vista Point Center, Naval Station Norfolk. “As the undersea arm of the Navy, our submarine community is […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    On 15 Jan, 12 paracounsellors from the Republic of Singapore Navy received awards recognising their service from Guest of Honour, Dr Osman Bin Maliki at the Biennial Paracounsellors Appreciation Event held at The Chevrons.  ME3 Ching Yeow Song was one of three personnel awarded the Distinguished Service Award. This is in recognition of the zeal […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Office of National Drug Control Policy Deputy Director for Supply Reduction Marilyn Quagliotti presented the United States Interdiction Coordinator (USIC) Award to Operation Bahamas Turks and Caicos (OPBAT) Thursday. Deputy Director Quagliotti, who serves as the U. S. Interdiction Coordinator (USIC), said: Operation Bahamas Turks and Caicos is an outstanding example of a partnership […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Authorities

    The Pacific Submarine Force was honored twice for safety, Oct. 20, as the Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS Texas (SSN 775) and the submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) were each presented with the Secretary of the Navy’s 2014 Safety Excellence award. Presented during a worldwide VTC ceremony hosted by the Honorable Dennis […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Authorities

    Submariners from one of the Royal Navy’s newest super-subs paraded through the streets of the Wirral on Sunday, September 20, when they were granted the Freedom of the Borough. The parade, which was organised by Wirral Borough Council, was in honour of the 98-strong crew of HMS Astute and to celebrate the close links between […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) was awarded the San Diego Military Advisory Council Achievement (SDMAC) Award and Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Afloat Environmental Award January 2015. The awards covered Essex’s achievements in the areas of volunteerism and environmentalism throughout the calendar year of 2014 and were submitted for consideration December […]

  • 10 October 2011
    Authorities

      The Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) was recognized for outstanding contributions to workplace learning and development during the 2011 American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) BEST Awards ceremony Oct. 6 at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center. The ASTD BEST awards recognize organizations that demonstrate enterprise-wide success as a result of employee […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) recognized its top performers by announcing the senior and junior Civilians of the Quarter, June 3.   Rear Adm. Mike White, NETC commander, commended the awardees as outstanding examples of the dedication at headquarters and noted their efforts are an indispensable part of the education and training mission. […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Authorities

    Three Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) were awarded Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals (NAM) during a ceremony April 23. Lincoln’s Commanding Officer, Capt. Ron Ravelo, presented NAMs to Culinary Specialist 1st Class James E. Parrott, Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Chad P. Smith, and Seaman Apprentice Benjamin T. Priebe […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Authorities

    The Blue and Gold crews of USS Pennsylvania (SSBN 735) were named as the recipients of the 2014 Trident Submarine Outstanding Performance Award Feb. 13 in a letter signed by Commander, Submarine Force U.S. Pacific Fleet Rear Adm. Philip G. Sawyer. The award, which is also known as the Olympic Bowl Trophy, is presented annually […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) was recognized, along with three other organizations, as the winner of the 2014 Best Workforce Development Program in the U.S. Government award, Dec. 1. The eighth-annual award was sponsored by the Human Capital Management for Government (HCMG) Training Series, which recognizes the best programs across all the agencies […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Authorities

    The crew of Royal Navy’s HMS Argyll has been rewarded for their excellence while on counter-drugs patrol in the Caribbean. Commodore Paul Halton, who commands the Devonport-based fleet of ships and submarines, visited HMS Argyll at HM Naval Base Devonport for an award ceremony recognising the many successes of the ship during deployments involving in […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Rear Admiral John F. Newtown awarded the Operational Service Medal to 86 members HMCS Preserver for their involvement in last fall’s Op CARIBBE on June 11th.   During her time on Op CARRIBE in the fall of 2013 Preserver assisted the embarked United States Law Enforcement Detachment in the seizure and destruction of 432 kilograms […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Four staff members assigned to Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) were recognized as 2013 Recipients of the Military Hero Award at the 14th Annual Red Cross West Sound Real Heroes Breakfast May 9. Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Blake Hite, Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Patrick Barrantes, Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Binod Gurung and Hospitalman Scott Childress were […]

  • 7 December 2011
    Authorities

    Sailors assigned to the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40), gathered together to recognize six of their peers as Sailors of the Year, Junior Sailors of the Year and Blue Jackets of the Year, Dec. 5. Hull Maintenance Technician 1st Class Cory Ervin, Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Neville Willoughby, Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Fredrick […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Authorities

    Royal Navy’s RFA Argus has been honoured by the Defence Secretary as she heads back to the UK after supporting the fight against Ebola. The Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship deployed to Sierra Leone from Falmouth in September. Her task was to provide vital aviation support and medical capability to the Department for International Development-led effort […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Authorities

    A total of 31 personnel from across the Royal Navy, Royal Fleet Auxiliary and civilian staff have been recognised with Fleet Commander Commendations for their outstanding efforts over the past year. Twenty two personnel received Fleet Commander Commendations (FCC), eight were awarded a Queen’s Commendation for Valuable Service (QCVS) and there was a further Queen’s […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Efforts to bring peace to the Middle East and fight the spread of Ebola in Africa have been singled out by Royal Navy commanders as the Senior Service recognises the best ships and units of the past 12 months. More than a dozen Fleet Effectiveness Trophies are being awarded to surface ships and Royal Marines […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Authorities

    Personnel on board RFA Argus have been presented with Ebola campaign medals following a six-month deployment to West Africa. The Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship deployed to Sierra Leone in October 2014 with more than 350 Tri-Service personnel on board – and returned to Falmouth in April this year. RFA Argus spent six months off the coast of […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) was presented with the 2014 Secretary of the Navy Energy and Water Management Achievement Award on February 27th, 2015. The award is the Secretary of the Navy’s way of recognizing ships who demonstrate above average conservation of fuel resources. Pacific Fleet Maintenance Officer, Rear Adm. Alma […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Authorities

    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 […]