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  • 17 September 2014
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    Twenty Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) donned the khaki uniform for the first time as chief petty officers (CPO) during a chief pinning ceremony in the ship’s hangar bay, Sept. 16.   The U.S. Navy chief petty officer rank dates back to 1893 when the Navy first created the chief […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Training & Education

    One hundred and seventy seven Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) were advanced to the next highest pay grade during a ceremony held in the ship’s hangar bay Dec. 6. For the last three advancement cycles, Boxer has been consistently above the Fleet average in the E-4 through 6 paygrades. […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    On the evening of 27 June, the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) promoted 46 officers, 9 Military Experts and 3 Warrant Officers from the Royal Singapore Navy (RSN) at a promotion ceremony held at the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF). At the ceremony, Minister for Defence Dr. Ng Eng Hen presented certificates to personnel promoted to the […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) celebrated the pinning of four chief petty officers (CPO) with a ceremony on the mess decks Sept. 16.   Stethem’s Commanding Officer, Cmdr. John Bradford, spoke about the creation of the rank of chief petty officer and how its creation was integral to the development of […]

  • 15 September 2014
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    USS Ingraham assembled her crew on the flight deck to congratulate several Sailors and Coast Guardsmen on their well-deserved promotions, Aug. 29.   “Promotion and awards ceremonies are some of the best parts of my job,” said Cmdr. Dan Straub, USS Ingraham’s commanding officer. “I get the opportunity to see my crew rewarded for all […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Authorities

    Five first class petty officers assigned to the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) were selected for advancement to chief petty officer (CPO), Aug. 5.   Gunner’s Mate 1st Class Nicholas Christman, Damage Controlman 1st Class Mark Hughner, Fire Controlman 1st Class Jason Lauver, Interior Communications Electrician 1st Class Angela Scardino and Gas Turbine […]

  • 13 August 2012
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    Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief Viktor Chirkov was promoted, reports business newspaper Vzglyad referring to the Kremlin press service… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, August 13, 2012; Image: flot

  • 16 October 2013
    Training & Education

    HMS Bulwark hosted a Defence and Security Industry Day (DSID), sponsored by UK Trade and Industry (UKTI), on her recent visit to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. The Plymouth based Fleet Flagship, currently in the Gulf leading the Response Force Task Group’s Cougar 13 deployment, invited eight defence sector companies to display their […]

  • 2 July 2012
    Training & Education

    On 28 Jun, a promotion ceremony for Defence Executive Officers (DXO) was held at the MINDEF Auditorium. The Guest of Honour for the event was the Permanent Secretary for Defence, Mr Chiang Chie Foo. 16 DXOs from the Navy who was recognized at the ceremony. Ms Aveline Chiok, Staff Officer (Publicity) in the Navy Recruitment […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Authorities

    More than 150 Sailors assigned to Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) were frocked to Petty Officer 3rd Class, Petty Officer 2nd Class, and Petty Officer 1st Class during a frocking ceremony at Huntington Hall, June 16.   Frocking is a Navy tradition that dates back to the early 1800s. It’s a ceremony […]

  • 13 June 2014
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    Nineteen chief petty officers were advanced to the rank of senior chief petty officer aboard aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), June 6.   The 19 learned of their selections from a 1MC call made by Capt. Bob Roth, Truman’s commanding officer. He was not the only newly advanced senior chief petty officer […]

  • 7 September 2016
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    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Ville de Québec departed Halifax, Canada on September 6, for a two- week tour of Canadian port cities along the St. Lawrence Seaway and the Great Lakes. HMCS Ville de Québec is scheduled to visit Montreal, Toronto, Brockville and Quebec City. The RCN said the purpose of the Great Lakes deployment is to connect with […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) departed Hong Kong, June 20, after a four-day, goodwill port visit.   The primary purpose of GWCSG’s visit to the city, affectionately nicknamed “Pearl of the Orient”, was to enhance the U.S. Navy’s interoperability and theater security cooperation efforts with the Chinese People’s Liberation Army and Navy, and […]

  • 2 June 2015
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    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 […]

  • 3 June 2014
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    213 Sailors assigned to Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) were frocked during a ceremony held in the ship’s hangar bay, May 30.   More than 1500 Sailors witnessed the frocking ceremony presided over by Stennis Commanding Officer Capt. Michael Wettlaufer. “I could not be more proud of each and every one […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The executive officer of guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) was promoted to the rank of commander during a promotion ceremony held during a department head call in the wardroom, July 3.   Cmdr. Randolph Chestang received his command ball cap with “scrambled eggs” from Capt. Wesley Smith, the commanding officer, in front of […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) promoted 34 first class petty officers to chief petty offficer (CPO) during a ceremony at Naval Base Kitsap, Bremerton, Sept. 13. The ceremony is the culmination of the CPO 365 program and the first time the new CPOs are authorized to wear their khaki uniform, […]

  • 21 March 2012
    Training & Education

    Multiple teams from Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) are taking part in the monthlong 12th annual “Crews Into Shape” challenge, March 4-31. “The goal for “Crews Into Shape” is overall health improvement by getting people to eat more fruits and vegetables and stay physically active throughout the week,” said Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Holly Dean, NHB […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Authorities

    The President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces His Excellency Mahinda Rajapaksa promoted Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayanath Colombage to the rank of Admiral with effect from 28th June 2014.   Admiral Colombage has been decorated with Rana Sura Padakkama for gallantry and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 December 2014
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    Sailors flooded into the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach for aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower’s (CVN 69) (Ike) holiday safety standdown, Dec. 5. The semi-annual event served the dual purpose of reiterating Ike’s safety standards and frocking the ship’s newly-advanced petty officers. Following opening remarks from Capt. Stephen T. Koehler, Ike’s commanding […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Sydney beach-goers got their first taste of the International Fleet Review on the weekend when two Royal Australian Navy helicopters flew over the city’s beaches towing a large International Fleet Review flag. On Saturday morning, an S-70B-2 Seahawk Helicopter took off from Middle Head Oval in Balmoral, flying the large flag. First, the Seahawk flew […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Authorities

    Fifty-three chief petty officer selectees from the U.S. Navy’s forward deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, and embarked staff, commander, Task Force (CTF) 70, were awarded the gold fouled anchor and advanced to the rank of chief petty officer in the ship’s hangar bay, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Authorities

    The United States Navy promoted Dawn E. Cutler to the rank of rear admiral lower half during a ceremony at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery, Sept. 3.   Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus spoke about Cutler’s past performance as a public affairs officer (PAO) and commended her […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Authorities

    One-hundred and sixty five USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) Sailors were advanced to their next pay grades during the command’s safety stand down at the Hampton Convention Center, June 3. Lincoln is currently undergoing RCOH at Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries in Newport News. Lincoln is the fifth ship of the […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Authorities

    U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) frocked 99 enlisted Sailors to their newly-earned petty officer ranks at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka (CFAY), Dec. 12. A frocked Sailor accepts the responsibilities and is afforded the opportunity to wear the uniform of their new paygrade before they are officially promoted. Blue Ridge Commanding Officer […]