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  • 9 June 2014
    Authorities

    Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus visited sailors and Military Sealift Command (MSC) civil service mariners attached to the U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), June 7.   The SECNAV’s visit included a tour of Mount Whitney, a chief pinning ceremony and an all-hands call aboard the ship. […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Authorities

    Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility was named a top winner of the Fiscal Year 2014 Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Energy and Water Management Awards announced, Oct. 21. The award reflects PSNSs execution of comprehensive efficiency programs that resulted in a consistent reduction in energy consumption. Along with the win for energy […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy Secretary (SECNAV) Richard V. Spencer is to issue a secretarial letter of censure to former USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) commanding officer Cmdr. Bryce Benson and former crew member Lt. Natalie Combs, for their role in the deadly collision off Japan in June 2018. The destroyer collided with Filipino merchant vessel ACX Crystal on […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced this month Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 4 was among the recipients of the 2015 Safety Excellence Awards. CSG-4 was chosen as the top command in the Emerging Safety Center of Excellence category in the competition, which recognizes Navy and Marine Corps units for unparalleled safety achievements […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Authorities

    Philip Bilden, president Donald Trump’s nominee for the secretary of the U.S. Navy has withdrawn himself from consideration, citing privacy and financial sacrifices as the main reason behind the decision. In statements on Sunday, both he and U.S. Secretary of Defense James Matis confirmed the withdrawal. Bilden said divesting from his family business would be […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Industry news

    The predecessor of the current US Navy secretary joined the advisory board of threat intelligence platform developer Anomali, the company announced on March 14. Former US Navy secretary Ray Mabus will provide strategic counsel to the Anomali executive team, “pulling from his decades of government and geopolitical experience”, the company said in the announcement. Mabus was […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Authorities

    US Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus visited sailors participating in the sixth annual Naval Engagement Activity (NEA) Vietnam 2015, April 9. Mabus addressed the crews of the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) and Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62), as well as staff from Destroyer Squadron 7 (DESRON […]

  • 3 May 2012
    Training & Education

      The secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) visited Sailors and Marines assigned to amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18), while the ship was in Aqaba, Jordan, for a port visit, April 26. SECNAV Ray Mabus, was in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility as part of a regional tour to thank […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Authorities

    Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus promoted Vice Adm. Michelle Howard to the rank of admiral at the Women In Military Service For America Memorial.   Along with being the first female to be promoted to Admiral, Howard will be the first female to assume the position of Vice Chief of Naval Operations. Throughout […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Authorities

    U.S. Naval Hospital (USNH) Yokosuka recently received the distinction of being selected as a 2014 Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Environmental Award Winner in the category of Environmental Quality for an Overseas Installation. Presented annually, the CNO Environmental Awards Program recognizes Navy ships, installations, and people for outstanding performance in promoting environmental stewardship. Aside from […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV), the Honorable Ray Mabus, attended a ship naming ceremony in Seattle at the Port of Seattle in front of guests who included the Governor of the State of Washington, Jay Inslee, Feb. 7. USS Washington (SSN 787) is currently under construction in Newport News, Va. “I am really happy to […]

  • 31 August 2012

    Eight activities of the Naval Sea Systems Command field activities were recognized Aug. 29, by Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) for outstanding accomplishments in energy and water management during fiscal year 2011. Award recipients will be honored Oct. 3, during a ceremony at the Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C. The SECNAV Energy awards recognize outstanding […]

  • 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, […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus visited with Sailors and Navy civilians at Naval Air Facility Misawa, Feb. 21. While in Misawa, SECNAV conducted an all hands call with Navy Misawa personnel and took time to tour NAF Misawa and its tenant and deployed commands. During the call, Mabus discussed issues currently affecting the […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Authorities

    Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) was recently announced as the winner of two fiscal year 2014 Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Environmental Awards, one for Environmental Restoration-Installation and one for Cultural Resources Management-Small Installation. This is the fourth consecutive year PNSY has been recognized for its environmental programs. The shipyard previously won fiscal year 2011 SECNAV […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Navy is spreading the word about its energy and environmental programs as part of Fleet Week San Francisco, with exhibits aboard USS America (LHA 6), USS Kidd (DDG 100) and at Pier 39. The USS America (LHA 6), the Navy’s newest amphibious assault ship, was commissioned during a formal ceremony at Pier 30/32 […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Authorities

    US Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus visited Sailors aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73), Oct. 30 – Nov. 1, as the ship transited the Strait of Magellan. Mabus’ visit included a tour of the ship, observing transit of the strait, a group photo, and an all-hands call. The secretary also conducted award presentations, […]

  • 8 July 2011
    Authorities

      The secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) recognized Military Sealift Command (MSC) submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) with an award for ship safety during a ceremony at the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C., July 7. “These prestigious awards recognize Navy and Marine Corps units for unparalleled safety achievements during 2010,” said […]

  • 24 March 2011
    Industry news

      Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus announced the winners of the FY 2010 Secretary of the Navy Environmental Awards competition March 23, 2011. “Your impressive accomplishments and steadfast dedication to a greener future are exactly what’s important in the Navy and Marine Corps leadership teams,” said Mabus. The SECNAV Environmental Awards Program recognizes […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus announced Navy-wide changes that will affect midshipmen’s physical readiness, career paths and post graduate education, during a speech at the United States Naval Academy (USNA), May 13. The initiatives Mabus outlined focused on improving flexibility, transparency and choice for midshipmen’s careers. Starting this September, SECNAV is establishing […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy now has its 76th secretary of the navy after White House nominee Richard V. Spencer was sworn in on August 3. The former U.S. Marine pilot assumes the role two days after being confirmed in a Senate hearing. Spencer most recently served as Managing Partner for investment company Fall Creek Management, LLC. […]

  • 16 March 2015

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) successfully demonstrated the Secretary of the Navy’s new initiative to pay husbanding service providers (HSP) using a new process, called procure to pay (P2P) proof of principle (PoP) process, during a port visit in Donghae, March 12-13. The new processes are part of a larger value stream that […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    U.S. Navy’s EA-18G “Green Growler” completed flight testing of a 100-percent advanced biofuel at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, in early September.  “From takeoff to landing, you couldn’t tell any difference,” said Lt. Cmdr. Bradley Fairfax, project officer and test pilot with Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23, after the first test flight Sept. 1. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Authorities

    Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus completed a visit to Colombia Feb. 4 after meeting with the nation’s minister of defense, chief of defense and chief of naval operations. The visit was designed to help enhance the already existing ties between the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps and their Colombian counterparts. In the past […]

  • 7 June 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) and the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Environmental Awards were presented June 5, in two different ceremonies at the U.S. Navy Memorial and Naval Heritage Center here. The SECNAV and CNO Environmental Awards program recognizes Navy and Marine Corps personnel, installations and ships for their exceptional environmental stewardship. The […]