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  • 8 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Navy Warfare Development Command (NWDC) is scheduled to launch the “NWDC Speaker Series,” May 24, as part of its larger “Innovation Series” designed to stimulate provocative discussion and action to drive a culture of innovation in the Navy. In addition to attending in person, some events will be broadcast live over Defense Connect Online (DCO), […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Authorities

    Vice Adm. Michael J. Connor, Commander, Submarine Force Atlantic (COMSUBLANT), has announced the winners of the 2014 Battle Efficiency (Battle “E”) competition. Congratulations and Bravo Zulu to all of the award winners. The 2014 Battle “E” competition was extremely keen, as all nominated units demonstrated the submarine force’s readiness in performing their wartime responsibilities. The […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Authorities

    The 2014 recipients of the Vice Adm. James Bond Stockdale Leadership Award were announced in NAVADMIN 208/14 released Sept. 9.   The award was established in honor of Vice Adm. Stockdale whose distinguished naval career symbolized the highest standards of excellence in both personal conduct and leadership. It is presented annually to two commissioned officers […]

  • 6 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Registration is underway for the 24th Annual Navy Counselors Association (NCA) Professional Development and Training Symposium scheduled Sept. 24-27 in Memphis, Tenn. The NCA’s annual symposium provides a forum where Navy leadership can communicate directly to the largest gathering of the Navy counselor (NC) and career counselor community. This year’s theme is “Ready Today through […]

  • 16 November 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women, announces an industry engagement session for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) Project. The CSC is one of the projects of the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS) and is intended to provide Canada with modern replacements for the Royal […]

  • 29 March 2013
    Authorities

    The commander of U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) Command announced the 2012 USFF Fleet Sea and Shore Sailors of the Year (SOY) during a ceremony hosted by the Hampton Roads Navy League at the Sheraton Waterside in Norfolk, March 27. Adm. Bill Gortney announced Electronics Technician 1st Class Cheyenne N. Shasky, stationed aboard the aircraft carrier […]

  • 17 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced June 15 that the first amphibious ready group (ARG) ship scheduled to shift homeport to Naval Station Mayport, Fla., will arrive in the last quarter of calendar year 2013. USS New York (LPD 21), USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) and USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43), will shift from […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Industry news

    Austal continues to demonstrate its commitment to enhancing its support offering to the United States Navy and other navies active in the Asia-Pacific region, announcing new strategic partnerships with regional shipyards at the IMDEX Asia defence exhibition in Singapore this week. Following on from the strategic partnership with Singapore’s Sembawang Shipyard Pte Ltd announced in […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Authorities

    The commander, Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 4 announced the Sailor of the Quarter (SOQ) and Junior Sailor of the Quarter (JSOQ), Nov. 25, for the first quarter of the fiscal year 2015. Legalman 1st Class Miranda Fuller of Las Vegas, and Yeoman 2nd Class James Gray of Dallas, were named Sailor of the Year and […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Industry news

    Navantia Australia on April 27 opened its first international office in Singapore, the company said in an announcement on May 17. The company further said that it would now be managing the Asia Pacific operations for the Navantia group which is one of three bidders in the Royal Australian Navy’s Future Frigate program. Future export […]

  • 7 March 2012
    Authorities

    The secretary of the Navy held an All Hands call on board USS Bataan (LHD 5) which was televised and streamed live on the web to the fleet March 5, announcing the establishment of the 21st Century Sailor and Marine initiative. Secretary Ray Mabus explained that the initiative consolidates a set of objectives and policies, […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Authorities

    The Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD) Sea and Shore chapters of the year (COY) were announced by the Chief of Naval Personnel Jan. 6. USS George Washington (CVN 73) was named CSADD Large Sea COY, and Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light Four Nine (HSL 49) was named Small Sea COY. The Fleet Activities, Yokosuka, […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Authorities

    U.S. president Donald J. Trump picked Richard V. Spencer as the nominee for the Secretary of the Navy, the White House announced on Friday. Richard V. Spencer served in the U.S. Marine Corps until 1981 after graduating from Rollins College in 1976. He also served as a U.S. Marine Corps Captain, and spent five years on the Defense Business […]

  • 5 April 2011
    Authorities

      Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead announced today the following assignments: Rear Adm. (lower half) Gretchen S. Herbert will be assigned as commander, Navy Cyber Forces, Virginia Beach, Va.  Herbert is currently serving as director, Net-Centric Capabilities Division, N2/N6F, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Authorities

    Praising Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s “class and integrity,” President Barack Obama announced yesterday at the White House that Hagel will leave his post. The president said Hagel has agreed to remain in his position until a successor is nominated and confirmed. For that, Obama said, he is “extraordinarily lucky and grateful.” “When I asked Chuck […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The National Museum of the Royal Navy (NMRN) and the University of Birmingham’s School of Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering announce a new academic partnership to exploit and develop Virtual Reality technologies to support projects in naval heritage, both past and present. The partnership will highlight the work of the University’s Human Interface Technologies Team […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Aegis Training and Readiness Center (ATRC) announced its 2012 Sailor of the Year (SOY) Nov. 15. Fire Controlman 1st Class Matthew Irwin, data division leading petty officer and instructor, a native of Chattanooga, Tenn., was flattered by his selection. “I’m honored to be recognized for my contribution to the command,” said Irwin. “Having worked personally […]

  • 22 February 2012
    Authorities

    Sailors will now receive imminent danger pay (IDP) only for days they actually spend in IDP areas, according to NAVADMIN 062/12, released Feb. 17. This change, announced by the Department of Defense Feb. 2 and enacted in the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012, was implemented Feb. 1. According to the new […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Authorities

    Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Far East announced its 2015 Engineers of the Year, Nov. 7. Commanding Officer Michelle LaDuca congratulated Military Engineer of the Year Lt. Cmdr. Nathaniel Herron, Civil Service Engineer of the Year Roosevelt Sanders, and Host Nation Engineer of the Year Hitoshi Tsukada for their selection. The Military and Civil Service […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Industry news

    General Dynamics announced yesterday that Jeffrey S. Geiger, president of General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, will become president of General Dynamics Electric Boat effective November 4, 2013, following the retirement of Kevin J. Poitras. Geiger will continue reporting to John P. Casey, executive vice president of Marine Systems for General Dynamics. In addition, Frederick J. […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Training & Education

    Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) announced the winners of its Military and Civilian Engineers of the Year Awards Nov. 24. Lt. Cmdr. Keith Benson from NAVFAC Washington was selected as the Military Engineer of the Year and Timothy Bayse from NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic was selected as the Civilian Engineer of the Year for 2015. Benson and […]

  • 27 March 2011

      Warships of the Russian Navy are expected to make more than 20 stops at foreign ports in Apr-Oct 2011, a spokesperson for Russia’s Defense M… (ruvr) [mappress] Source: ,March 27, 2011;

  • 15 April 2013
    Authorities

    The commander of U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) Command announced the 2012 USFF Fleet Sea and Shore Sailors of the Year (SOY) during a ceremony hosted by the Hampton Roads Navy League at the Sheraton Waterside in Norfolk, March 27. Adm. Bill Gortney announced Electronics Technician 1st Class Cheyenne N. Shasky, stationed aboard the aircraft carrier […]

  • 22 May 2012
    Training & Education

    NAVADMIN 164/12, released May 18, announced the chief of naval operations’ (CNO) approval of a number of changes to uniforms and uniform wear policy. “These uniform changes are the direct result of Sailor and leadership feedback,” said Rear Adm. Tony Kurta, director, Military Personnel Plans and Policy. “Updating Navy uniforms is part of outfitting the […]

  • 1 December 2011
    Industry news

    The Royal Australian Navy and Ford Performance Racing (FPR) have joined forces to support and grow the next generation of Marine Technicians through two key initiatives announced at HMAS Waterhen. FPR’s Development Series driver Chaz Mostert will drive a special car in the final meet of the season, this weekend’s Sydney Telstra 500. The race […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sea and Shore Sailors of the Year (SOY) for Commander, Submarine Force U.S. Pacific Fleet were announced today following a week of events where 10 SOY candidates representing various commands from the Pacific submarine community competed for the distinguished title. The 2012 Sea Sailor of the Year was awarded to Electrician’s Mate 1st Class (SS) […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Authorities

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus yesterday announced an increase in Career Sea Pay (CSP) and Career Sea Pay Premium (CSP-P) for eligible Sailors and Marines serving aboard ships whose primary mission is conducted at sea.   “Those Sailors and Marines on sea duty, deployed away from home around the world, are the backbone of […]

  • 31 March 2011

      The Department of the Navy announced today the award of $10.8 million to scientists and engineers at 18 academic institutions as part of the Office of Naval Research (ONR) 2011 Young Investigator Program (YIP). “The Young Investigator Program is an important part of the Department of the Navy’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) […]