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  • 25 March 2012
    Authorities

    Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, Juan M. Garcia III, highlighted the importance of the 21st Century Sailor and Marine initiative while visiting service members stationed at Naval Support Activity (NSA), Bahrain, March 21. Bahrain was the third stop in the 5th Fleet area of responsibility for Garcia. Garcia began the […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Sailors with opinions or ideas about how to best develop enlisted leaders are being asked to provide input on two Navy courses that are currently under review, said the review project’s leader Sept. 4.   The Center for Personal and Professional Development (CPPD) is the Curriculum Control Authority for the Petty Officer Second and Petty […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The newest Australian Navy Cadets (ANC) unit, Provisional Training Ship Australia, is responsible for bringing the young adults together, under the guidance of the ANC’s Leadership and Development program.   Provisional Training Ship Australia was officially approved by the Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, in March. In doing so, he seconded his Strategic […]

  • 12 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The civilian master of High Speed Vessel Swift (HSV 2) and officer-in-charge of the military detachment on board, visited Mozambique’s chief of the navy June 11. The meeting was held in conjunction with Swift’s seven-day port visit to Maputo in support of Africa Partnership Station (APS). Swift’s Civilian Master, Capt. Rhett Mann and Military Detachment […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Against a backdrop of escalating world conflicts, an all-star lineup of senior naval leaders called for increased innovation and shared the secrets of their success during Naval Air Systems Command’s (NAVAIR) fifth annual Acquisition Leadership Symposium held Aug. 14 at nearby St. Mary’s College of Maryland.   The symposium focused on the theme “Supporting the […]

  • 30 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Forty Chinese business leaders enrolled in Babson College’s Executive Education (China) Program visited the U.S. Naval War College (NWC), July 26, to learn about military perspectives of leadership and innovation and discuss how to apply that knowledge to their own businesses. NWC’s academic relationship with the nearby Massachusetts’ business school made the international outreach opportunity […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert will host his counterpart from the People’s Republic of China, Adm. Wu Shengli, for a visit to U.S. Navy and Marine Corps commands beginning with San Diego-based Pacific Fleet units this week. Adm. Wu last visited the United States as a guest of previous CNO Adm. Mike Mullen […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    During phase one of Chief Petty Officer (CPO) 365, 17 chief and first class petty officers from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) volunteered to clean the senior citizen center in downtown Everett, Wash., Jan. 28. The Carl Gipson Senior Center of Everett is a 28,000 square foot, modernized facility for the senior citizens […]

  • 17 July 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus awarded medals to two Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) leaders, July 16, during a ceremony aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship, USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19). Mabus awarded JMSDF Vice Adm. Katsutoshi Kawano, commander in chief of the Self Defense Fleet, with the Legion of Merit. The […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Authorities

    U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel welcomed yesterday Portuguese Minister of Defense Jose Pedro Aguiar-Branco to the Pentagon, and expressed to the minister his appreciation for Portugal’s many contributions to international security, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said in a Defense Department news release.   The secretary specifically thanked Portugal for supporting NATO’s […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Authorities

    Whilst conducting counter-piracy patrols off the coast of Somalia, Operation Atalanta flagship, ESPS Galicia, hosted a number of local leaders on board. Meetings such as this help to build mutual trust and understanding between counter-piracy forces and the Somali population. The leaders were greeted and welcomed on board by the ESPS Galicia’s Commanding Officer and […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Authorities

    Senior leaders from the navies of Australia and Japan met in Canberra for a series of engagements as the countries seek to expand their roles in the Southwest Pacific. The Royal Australian Navy and Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) have been constantly developing their cooperation since they signed the Memorandum of Defence Cooperation in […]

  • 6 December 2013
    Training & Education

    The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) promoted 213 of its Sailors at a frocking ceremony Dec. 5 at Huntington Hall Athletic Field. Twenty-five Sailors advanced to petty officer first class, 78 to petty officer second class and 110 to petty officer third class. Slightly more E3s were promoted to petty officer third […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Local Somali leaders were hosted on board Spanish warship, ESPS Victoria on Saturday, October 31 2015. The crew of the Spanish ship took aboard three leaders of the Somali coastal town Eyl. They spoke about the role of EU Naval Force in the region and its commitment to deter and disrupt piracy and to monitor […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    More than 160 NATO and partner nation military and civilian leaders yesterday gathered in London for the two day NATO Maritime Commanders’ Meeting (MARCOMET) to discuss current and future maritime security challenges. The theme for SEA SENSE 2015 is NATO’s Future Maritime Posture – Readiness and Responsiveness for a New Era. The participants will discuss a […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Authorities

    U.S. Pacific Command Fleet Master Chief Mark Rudes visited Singapore for a Senior Enlisted Leaders (SEL) exchange with the Master Chief of the Singapore Navy April 15-17. The event was part of an SEL exchange program that began in Singapore last fall. During the visit, Rudes joined senior enlisted leaders from Commander Task Force (CTF) […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The crew of the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Columbus (SSN 762) recently welcomed members of the Air Force Civic Leader program as they toured the submarine at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Oct. 16. The group, comprised of approximately 30 civilian community leaders from across the United States, serves as a volunteer advisory panel […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Hosted by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, visiting defense ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) toured USS Anchorage (LPD 23) April 2 as part of an historic gathering in Hawaii.   As the first-ever meeting of its kind to take place in the United States, the ongoing three-day ASEAN-U.S. forum provides an […]

  • 10 February 2011

    Congress’ failure to pass a 2011 defense budget bill is jeopardizing the military’s effort to send more surveillance and attack drones into… [mappress] Source: navytimes, February 10, 2011;

  • 29 November 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Navy Secretary Ray Mabus relieved Nov. 27, the two top leaders of the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) after a Navy investigation revealed evidence of mismanagement and failure to comply with federal statutes and Department of the Navy regulations. Retired Navy Vice Adm. Dan Oliver will step down immediately as the school’s president. Also to be […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Two BMT Defense Services chiefs recently expressed their views on the fleet support vessels delivered to the world’s navies and on the potential for future vessels to be less single-role specific and more multi-role in their functionality. Looking into the future, Andy Kimber, chief naval architect for surface ship design and Rob Steel, head of business […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Authorities

    The Danish Navy ship HDMS Absalon met at sea with local Somali leaders on Monday and conducted medical outreach with the citizens of the coastal town of Hobyo, within the framework of NATO’s counter-piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD. The overall focus of the meeting was to build stronger relations between Somalia and NATO, and provide fertile ground […]

  • 4 May 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) received a visit from Commander, Strike Force Training Atlantic (CSFTL), while at sea, on its progress though a composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX), May 1. Rear Adm. Dennis E. FitzPatrick, CSFTL, landed on the destroyer via helicopter and immediately met with Cmdr. Michael E. Hutchens, commanding […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Representatives from Navy Personnel Command’s fleet engagement team will be in Pensacola, Fla., Aug. 28-30 to meet with Sailors and discuss the latest personnel policies and initiatives impacting the fleet. The team will discuss recently announced initiatives like Limited Directed Detailing, Chief Petty Officer (CPO) Early Return to Sea, as well as Voluntary Sea Duty […]

  • 22 July 2011
    Authorities

    Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta announced July 21, the President has made the following nominations: Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert for reappointment to the rank of admiral and for assignment as chief of naval operations, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Greenert is currently serving as vice chief of Naval Operations, Pentagon, Washington, D.C. Vice Adm. Mark E. […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Authorities

    On Tuesday 26 May 2015, EU Naval Force flagship, ESPS Galicia, hosted four local Somali leaders on board. Meetings such as this, which take place at sea near to the Somali coast, help to build mutual understanding and trust between counter-piracy forces and the Somali population. The leaders were greeted and welcomed on board by […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Training & Education

    During the last week EU Naval Force warship, ESPS Navarra, invited local Somali leaders on board in order to help build relations between the EU Naval Force and the Somali people. After being welcomed on board, the Somalis were given an insight into the EU’s Operation Atalanta, that is helping to make the seas safer […]