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  • 2 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The world’s largest naval exercise, Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) was officially opened Monday, 30 June in Hawaii, with three Australian Defence Force officers in senior command positions.   Royal Australian Navy Rear Admiral Simon Cullen is the Deputy Commander of the Combined Task Force, Royal Australian Air Force Air Commodore Chris Westwood is […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Authorities

    Senior enlisted leaders met at U.S. Pacific Fleet (PACFLT) headquarters for the annual Senior Enlisted Leadership Training Symposium (SELTS) March 23-25. The symposium allows senior enlisted leaders from around the Pacific Fleet to gather and review the effectiveness of current policies and ways to improve mission readiness in open-forum discussions. It also provides an opportunity […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Authorities

    The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG) hosted senior officials, two from the Department of Defense and one from the White House, aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) for an overnight underway as part of the Navy’s distinguished visitor program, Jan. 19 to 20. Brent Colburn, assistant to the Secretary of Defense […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Authorities

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus has issued Secretarial Letters of Censure to three senior officers following a thorough review into their interactions with Glenn Defense Marine Asia (GDMA) in the 2006-2007 timeframe. GDMA is the subject of a federal fraud and bribery investigation which was initiated by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS). Mabus […]

  • 7 August 2012
    Training & Education

    The Navy’s most senior officer toured the Royal Fleet Auxiliary’s large amphibious vessel and thanked Captain Kevin Rimell and his Ship’s company for providing the large, highly versatile, and accommodating and yet secure logistics hub for the people deployed to this impressive security operation and all the myriad force elements within. The First Sea Lord […]

  • 28 November 2011
    Authorities

    Listening intently to Britain’s most senior Naval officer is the nation’s new Lord High Admiral, who was inaugurated at a ceremony in Admiralty House. The historic title was bestowed upon the Duke of Edinburgh earlier this year to celebrate his 90th birthday. The former naval officer – he left the Senior Service at the beginning […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Training & Education

    U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF) showcased the new flame-resistant variant (FRV) coveralls to senior enlisted leadership onboard Naval Station (NAVSTA) Norfolk, Nov. 1. The FRVs are said to be a critical first step in improving the level of protection from flame and flash fire hazards associated with shipboard operations, as well as ensuring shipboard environments […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Authorities

    The U.S. senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff visited U.S. Coast Guard and Military Entrance Processing units on April 16th, 2014.   Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan B. Battaglia engaged with dozens of Coast Guardsmen at the Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron here to get feedback about personnel and budget […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Training & Education

    The Senior Enlisted Leader for United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM), as well as for the National Security Agency and Central Security Service (NSA-CSS) toured the Center for Information Dominance, Nov. 19. Air Force Chief Master Sergeant Kevin G. Slater attended executive-level briefings on curriculum and visited with Sailors attending the Joint Cyber Analysis and Advanced […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Authorities

    Secretary of the U.S. Navy Richard V. Spencer has issued a Secretarial Letter of Censure to a now-retired senior officer, Rear Adm. Kenneth Norton, following a thorough review into his interactions with Glenn Defense Marine Asia (GDMA). While serving as the commanding officer, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) from 2008-2010 in the U.S. 7th Fleet […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Eighteen months ago the Second Sea Lord, Vice Admiral David Steel began a consultation exercise to determine how the tricorn for senior female officers might be made more distinctive. The caps of male officers of Commander rank and above are clearly marked with gold braid on the peak. This was not the case for the […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The second of two new Royal Navy aircraft carriers, HMS Prince of Wales, has reached a milestone in her program with the arrival of her first dedicated senior naval officer, Captain Ian Groom, on May 23, 2016. As the title of senior naval officer suggests, Captain Groom is the Royal Navy’s man in charge of […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Authorities

    Two Sailors serving aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) were promoted to senior chief petty officers during a frocking ceremony on the ship’s flight deck, June 5.   The ceremony for Senior Chief Engineman Jeffery Clark and Senior Chief Culinary Specialist Michael Vira was held during an all-hands call. “This is a […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted the deputy chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, April 25. Rear Adm. Michael Mittelman conducted an office call with the ship’s commanding officer, met with medical leadership to discuss challenges faced at sea and toured medical spaces.  “(George Washington) has a 5,500 personnel […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Authorities

    The most senior British military officer visited Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) headquarters in Bahrain this month. The Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS), General Sir Nicholas Houghton GCB CB, accompanied by the Defence Senior Advisor for the Middle East (DSAME), Lieutenant-General Thomas Beckett CBE, visited the CMF HQ whilst conducting a theatre wide tour. General […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The fiscal year 2015 (FY-15) performance-based Senior Enlisted Continuation board will convene Oct. 27 according to a US Navy message released Aug. 14.   “There are no quotas for this board; it is strictly a performance-based board,” said Navy Personnel Command (NPC) Force Master Chief (SW/AW/EXW) Leland E. Moore. The board will look at certain […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Authorities

    Senior Chief Engineman (SW/EXW) Paul A. Gurrola and Sonar Technician (Geographic) (SW) Joseph F. Hart, were frocked to the rank of Senior Chief Petty Officer June 5, during a ceremony aboard the Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Vandegrift (FFG 48) currently deployed to the 4th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR). Having worked an entire […]

  • 29 August 2012
    Training & Education

    A member of the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission (NNSC) conducted an overnight embark aboard the Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) Aug. 28-29.  Swedish navy Rear Adm. Anders Grenstad, hosted by Rear Adm. J.R. Haley, commander, Task Force 70, visited George Washington for a firsthand view of daily operations aboard an underway […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Authorities

    Commanding officer, Medical Treatment Facility (MTF) embarked onboard USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), Capt. Christine Sears, relieved the MTF’s senior enlisted leader following an alcohol-related incident while on liberty in Panama. Command Senior Chief Aurelio Ayala has been temporarily reassigned to Military Sealift Command in Norfolk, Virginia pending the completion of an investigation. There is no […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Authorities

    Ten Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) were advanced to the rank of senior chief petty officer during a pinning ceremony aboard USS Wisconsin (BB 64), June 5. As is tradition, each senior chief selectee was pinned by members of their families. They were then capped with their new […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Authorities

    Second Minister for Defence Mr Chan Chun Sing officiated at the 7th Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Senior Military Experts Appointment Ceremony at SAFTI Military Institute on July 29th, where 91 servicemen and women were appointed as senior military experts.   The graduating cohort comprised 51 military experts from the Republic of Singapore Air Force, 14 […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Adm. Michelle Howard, vice chief of naval operations, hosted a reception for senior naval leaders on board littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) May 20. Howard is the senior U.S. Navy leader participating in the International Maritime Defence Exhibition (IMDEX) 2015. The biennial IMDEX Asia was first organized in 1997 and provides an […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Training & Education

    More than 150 Sailors attended an all hands call with Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan Battaglia, senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, on Naval Base Kitsap March 14. Battaglia’s main focus during the discussion was the development of the Joint Force 2020 and the Total Force Fitness initiatives. According […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Order of Black Sea Fleet (BSF) Commander Rear Admiral Alexander Fedotenkov was read in festive atmosphere; senior seaman… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, December 06, 2012; Image: Flot

  • 24 October 2012
    Authorities

    The fiscal year 2014 (FY14) enlisted selection boards for active duty and Reserve master chief and senior chief petty officers were announced in a Navy message Oct. 22. According to NAVADMIN 313/12, the Reserve board will convene March 25, 2013 and will consider eligible Reserve chiefs and senior chiefs serving on active duty as full-time […]

  • 10 July 2012
    Authorities

    A delegation of senior officials from the NATO headquarters International Staff and International Military Staff visited the flagship of Operation Ocean Shield in the Gulf of Aden earlier this week. On board the Dutch Frigate Evertsen, the delegation was shown a range of counter-piracy capabilities and had the opportunity to discuss the challenges of NATO’s […]

  • 13 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors from Maritime Civil Affairs and Security Training (MCAST) helped African sailors develop a senior enlisted leadership curriculum for non-commissioned officers (NCO) at the U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa headquarters in Naples, Italy, Aug. 10. Building off the information learned from earlier Africa Partnership Station (APS) 2012 missions, the course provided eight sailors from Cameroon, Gabon, […]

  • 7 April 2011
    Authorities

      The government Thursday upgraded the senior-most staff appointment in the Visakhapatnam-based Eastern Naval Command to the rank of a vice ad… (thaindian) [mappress] Source: thaindian,April 7, 2011;

  • 4 August 2016
    Authorities

    Republic of Korea’s top naval officer met with senior military leaders in San Diego August 2 to discuss maritime security issues and strengthen the relationship between the navies. During his first stop of a weeklong trip to the U.S., the Chief of Naval Operations for the Republic of Korea, Admiral Jung Ho-Sub, visited with Vice Admiral […]