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  • 21 August 2013

    Upon the recommendation of the Chief of Naval Operations, the Secretary of the Navy has approved the initial step to reduce, eliminate or consolidate a net of 35 Navy flag officer positions in the ranks of rear admiral (lower half) (O-7), rear admiral (O-8), and vice admiral (O-9) Navy officials announced Aug. 20. “We had […]

  • 18 September 2014

    To compensate Sailors and Marines for extended deployments driven by normal peacetime requirements, Hardship Duty Pay – Tempo (HDP-T) will be paid to Sailors and Marines, active duty and reserve, deployed beyond 220 consecutive days, effective Sept. 17, 2014.   The Department of the Navy HDP-T proposal, authorized by the Secretary of the Navy earlier […]

  • 11 March 2015

    The Australian Government has adjusted the framework for the 2014 Australian Defence Force Workplace Remuneration Arrangement to include provision for personnel to receive a pay increase. In a joint statement on 4 March, Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Defence Minister Kevin Andrews agreed to seek approval from the Defence Force Remuneration Tribunal to vary the […]

  • 4 March 2014

    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 […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) frocked 258 Sailors to their new pay-grade during a ceremony held in the ship’s hangar bay, May 30.   Frocked Sailors receive the right to wear the uniform and assume the responsibilities of their next pay grade but do not receive pay of their new grade until […]

  • 9 November 2011
    Industry news

    Uniform of Russian Armed Forces may become a paid item since the next year, reports Izvestiya referring to undisclosed source in Russian defense ministry. Cancellation of free uniform is associated with monetization of clothing allowance which will result in considerable budget savings, writes Izvestiya. “We have to calculate potential savings till the year is over. […]

  • 29 January 2015

    Hardship Duty Pay-Tempo (HDP-T) eligible Sailors have received $4.2 million in their paycheck as of Jan. 28, according to US Navy officials. More than 5,500 Sailors from the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (CSG) and Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) received the HDP-T pay in their December and January paychecks. The Sailors received HDP-T […]

  • 2 June 2015

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) frocked 31 Sailors and pinned two senior chiefs to their new pay grade during a frocking and pinning ceremony at-sea on the ship’s flight deck, May 29. The frocking ceremony is a historical tradition that dates back to the 1800s and authorizes Sailors the right to wear […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Industry news

    Britain’s maritime union RMT confirmed that a program of industrial action involving nearly 700 workers at the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) – the Royal Navy supply lifeline – in a fight for pay justice goes ahead today. RMT has criticized the Tory Government for interfering in the pay negotiations, forcing the employer to impose a […]

  • 24 October 2016

    The Royal Canadian Navy has decommissioned, or payed off as the act is referred to in Canada, its auxiliary oilier replenishment HMCS Preserver after 46 years of service. During an October 21 ceremony at HMC Dockyard Halifax, Preserver received a final salute from current and former sailors, soldiers, airmen, and airwomen. The paying-off ceremony signals the end of the oiler’s […]

  • 19 June 2014

    Ten chief petty officers aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) stood at attention as friends, family and colleagues pinned senior chief anchors upon their collars during a frocking ceremony held in the ship’s hangar bay June 18.   Frocked Sailors receive the right to wear the insignia and assume the responsibilities of […]

  • 17 February 2017

    A current U.S. Navy Commander became the 12th navy official to be charged in a bribery case that involved much of the U.S. 7th Fleet and a foreign defense contractor nicknamed Fat Leonard. Mario Herrera was charged in a complaint unsealed on February 16, with accepting luxury travel, elaborate dinners and services of prostitutes from foreign […]

  • 22 February 2012

    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 […]

  • 18 March 2011
    Training & Education

      The Royal Navy Sandown class mine countermeasure vessel, HMS Shoreham, one of the most advanced of its type in the world, will pay a five-da… (shoreham-port) [mappress] Source: shoreham-port, March 18, 2011;

  • 28 November 2014
    Training & Education

    HMS Quorn, sailed into Ipswich yesterday, 27th November, for a five-day visit. The Royal Navy minehunter will be open to the public on Saturday 29th November on a ticket-only basis between 9.30am and 4pm with the last entry at 3pm. The highlight of the visit comes on Sunday 30th November, when the ship’s company will […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Three hundred Sailors were frocked to their next higher pay grade during a ceremony on board the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), Dec. 1. The ship’s newest petty officer first, second and third class selectees stood in ranks and made their way onto the stage as Capt. Greg Fenton, George Washington’s commanding […]

  • 29 May 2014

    Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 12 frocked three Sailors to their new pay-grade during a ceremony held in the foc’sle aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), May 28.   Frocked Sailors receive the right to wear the insignia and assume the responsibilities of their next pay grade but do not receive pay of […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Industry news

    President Barack Obama signed the $633 billion fiscal 2013 National Defense Authorization Act into law yesterday. The legislation, which cleared Congress last month, authorizes the department to act in any number of instances. “There are certain things that cannot be done without [the authorization act],” said a senior defense official speaking on background. The act […]

  • 5 October 2017

    A potential strike of tug boat crews could disrupt the movement of Royal Navy vessels in five UK ports, workers union Unite has warned. The tug boat crews are deciding whether to go on strike after their call for a pay rise had been rejected. Voting papers for strike action will start being delivered from Friday […]

  • 27 May 2015

    On the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) 264 Sailors were advanced to the next pay grade during a frocking ceremony, May 24. Capt. Daniel Grieco, Theodore Roosevelt’s commanding officer, personally presented a frocking letter to each Sailor and congratulated them for their achievement. Frocked Sailors receive the right to […]

  • 23 June 2011
    Training & Education

      HMS York will pay a short visit to Bermuda on her way back to the UK having completed her current deployment… (royalgazette) [mappress] Source: royalgazette, June 23, 2011;

  • 6 December 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) gathered Dec. 5 at the Virginia Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau in Virginia Beach, Va., to support shipmates who advanced to the next pay grade following the results of the September Navywide advancement exam. More than 300 Ike Sailors learned their efforts […]

  • 25 March 2015

    US Navy Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus completed a partnership-building visit to Indonesia on March 24. Mabus was in the area to meet with senior military and civilian officials to discuss bilateral and multilateral maritime security issues and efforts. Meetings were held with Indonesia’s minister of maritime affairs and fisheries, the head of the […]

  • 23 December 2011

    Black Sea Fleet (BSF) frigate Ladny pays formal visit to Spanish port of Ceuta, told BSF Information Support Department to Central Navy Portal. Carrying out long-range cruise in the Mediterranean Sea, BSF frigate Ladny pays the last formal call at Spanish port of Ceuta en route to rendezvous point with Russian Navy’s task force. Earlier […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief ADM Viktor Chirkov arrived in the UK paying a 4-day working visit. During his visit… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, December 13, 2012; Image: Flot

  • 25 January 2012

    A Portsmouth-based Royal Navy patrol ship has caught and detained a fishing vessel for using illegal nets in the North Atlantic. Fishery protection vessel HMS Severn was operating 200 miles (320km) off Land’s End – working on behalf of the Marine Management Organisation – when she inspected the fishing vessel in an operation that lasted […]

  • 10 June 2011

      The French government and defense giant Thales said Thursday they will pay Taiwan a court-ordered fine of 630 million euros (US$913 million)… (focustaiwan) [mappress] Source: focustaiwan, June 10, 2011;

  • 8 November 2012
    Industry news

    Russia’s Black Sea Fleet (BSF) refused to pay taxes on diesel fuel imported to Ukraine from Russia. Up to now, Russia has been… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, November 8 2012

  • 30 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Twenty-two Sailors aboard the amphibious command ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) were advanced to the next pay grade of petty officer first, second, and third class during a frocking ceremony, May 23. A frocked Sailor is authorized to wear the rate of the next higher pay grade. Following advancement, Sailors will receive pay for […]