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  • 8 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Germany’s Kiel Week is the largest sailing event in the world held annually in the last complete week in June. This year, the event will start June 18 and finish June 26. Apart from numerous boats taking part in races, the event is graced by a number of German and international navy vessels. German Naval […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Authorities

    The US Navy has identified the sailor who died from injuries sustained in a small boat incident in the Red Sea on July 8. The sailor, assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109), was identified as Ensign Sarah Mitchell, 23, of Feasterville, Pennsylvania. Mitchell was medically evacuated to a hospital […]

  • 3 April 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The commander of the US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt has been relieved of command after saying that the navy was not doing enough to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on board the ship. In a letter sent on March 30, Capt. Brett Crozier urged the navy to engage more in battling the pandemic […]

  • 23 March 2011
    Training & Education

      The Navy takes pride in the feat of its four personnel who are members of the Philippine sailing team which recently garnered the championsh… By Elena L. Aben (mb) [mappress] Source: mb,March 23, 2011;

  • 23 March 2011
    Authorities

      Joyce Rumsfeld, ship sponsor and wife of former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, will christen a ship that’s meant to honor those who d… By April M. Havens(GulfLive) [mappress] Source: GulfLive, March 23,2011;

  • 6 December 2013
    Training & Education

    The annual Vice Adm. James Bond Stockdale Leadership Award ceremony was held in the Pentagon Hall of Heroes Dec. 4. Cmdr. Richard N. Massie and Cmdr. Leif E. Mollo received the award which recognizes two commissioned officers in the grade of commander or below who contribute to the improvement of leadership in the Navy. Chief […]

  • 13 June 2012
    Training & Education

    On a glorious May day, Sunday 27th; more than 1000 spectators, friends and family joined veterans and serving members of the Armed Forces to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Falklands conflict. Following a flypast from a Royal Navy Sea King Helicopter, which had many of the spectators cheering and waving, a reflective service of […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Authorities

    The Royal Navy has welcomed a Portsmouth Magistrates decision that fined two jet skiers who obstructed operations in Portsmouth harbour by reckless riding. An MOD police launch was forced to intercept 35-year-old Stuart Roberts from Southampton and 37-year-old James Gallagher from Gosport to put an end to their jaunt in November last year. The duo were […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Training & Education

    It was a breezy dawn under a cloudy Indian Ocean sky that greeted the men and women serving in HMAS Perth on Anzac Day 2014.   The quiet sounds of the ocean mingled with that of the ship’s engines as frigate birds went about their breakfast fishing. The crew of 200 formed up on the […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Vice Admiral Simon Lister CB OBE, Commander in Chief Material, joined the crew of HMS Talent for breakfast during a programmed tour of HMNB Devonport.   The reason for his visit was to present the Submarine the Engineering Excellence Trophy which HMS Talent had been awarded during her recent deployment. When awarding the trophy Vice […]

  • 16 March 2012
    Training & Education

    Thirty two Sailors from the forward-deployed amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42), along with elements of the III Marine Expeditionary Force (III MEF) attended the Reunion of Honor ceremony on Iwo To, formerly known as Iwo Jima, Mar. 14. The ceremony commemorated the 67th anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima. Almost 28,600 […]

  • 8 December 2011
    Training & Education

    More than 200 veterans and guests gathered aboard USS Underwood (FFG 36) Dec. 7 to honor and remember those who lost their lives during the attack on Pearl Harbor 70 years ago. Mayport’s Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) Branch 290 has hosted the annual memorial service in conjunction with Naval Station Mayport since 1966. “We have […]

  • 19 July 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert attended the Wreath-Laying Ceremony for the National Commemoration of the 68th Anniversary of the Liberation of Guam and the Battle for the Northern Marianas at the Tomb of the Unknowns in the Arlington National Cemetery, July 17. Following the ceremony CNO recognized the significance of remembering our […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Authorities

    Shipmates and Navy Families, Memorial Day is a time for Americans to reconnect with our history and core values by honoring those who gave their lives for the ideals we cherish. It is vital to recall how much was given to allow us the enjoyment of each day in freedom. I encourage each of you […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 October 2011
    Authorities

      Today, the Royal Navy has notified those of our people who have been selected for redundancy in Tranche 1 of the Armed Forces’ Redundancy Programme. Notifications have been made by Commanding Officers or a delegated Notifying Officer, either face-to-face in their Ship or establishment, or, where this is not possible, by telephone. Approximately 1,020 […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Authorities

    A commemorative service to mark the centenary of the sinking of Royal Navy destroyers HMS Opal and HMS Narborough. Wreaths were laid during a ceremony on January 12 in memory of the 188 men who perished when the two destroyers hit rocks off Orkney exactly 100 years ago. HMS Opal and HMS Narborough ran aground and […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Training & Education

    More than 200 Sailors, veterans and civilians attended the “Tolling of the Boats” ceremony hosted by members of the U.S. Navy Bremerton Base Submarine Veterans (SubVets) at the Naval Undersea Museum’s Jack Murdock Auditorium, May 23. The ceremony honors the memory of the submariners who lost their lives in the line of duty, especially those […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Authorities

    Sailors, Marines, Coast Guardsmen and World War II veterans commemorated the 72nd anniversary of the Battle of Midway during a ceremony at the Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C., June 4.   Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert issued a Navywide proclamation declaring June 4 Battle of Midway Commemoration Day, and invited commands around the […]

  • 13 June 2011
    Authorities

      Responding to requests made to the chief of naval personnel (CNP) during his visit to the operating forces in Fifth Fleet, the Navy announced changes and clarification to the Enlisted Retention Board (ERB), June 9. NAVADMIN 180/11 extends the deadline for Sailors to request a rating conversion and updates how these requests will be […]

  • 8 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The red poppy is one of the most iconic symbols of remembrance and a Royal Navy ship is wearing hers with pride. The company of HMS Lancaster have taken time out of their busy patrols in the Caribbean to remember the brave men and women who have given their lives, or been injured, in the […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Authorities

    Captain Nick Cooke-Priest, the commanding officer of Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has been relieved of his duties. The navy confirmed that he has been reassigned to a new role without providing a specific reason. UK media outlets, however, widely report that the reason for Cooke-Priest’s removal was his use of the ship’s […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines embarked aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) for Pacific Partnership 2013, visited the USS Arizona Memorial, May 24, to pay their respects and lay a wreath in honor of Memorial Day. USS Pearl Harbor, the command platform for this year’s Pacific Partnership mission, had the opportunity to […]

  • 16 March 2012
    Authorities

    Fourteen (14) naval divers, who successfully completed their Clearance Diver Course III (2011), were awarded with insignia at a ceremony held at the Diving School of the Naval and Maritime Academy in Trincomalee on 16th February 2012. Deputy Area Commander (Eastern Naval Area) Commodore SWC Mohotti was the Chief Guest. A total of 24 naval […]

  • 8 December 2011
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) reflected on the meaning of the ship’s namesake during a ceremony Dec. 7, exactly 70 years after the attacks on Pearl Harbor. In a ceremony held on the ship’s flight deck, Pearl Harbor crew members and embarked Marines from the 11th […]

  • 10 September 2012

    Special Boat Squadron personnel attached to the Northern Naval Command arrested 3 persons who had swum on to the Kachchatheevu island on 07th September 2012. They had 8 mobile phones, 19 SIM cards, Rs. 10,650/= in Indian currency and Rs. 7,120/= in Sri Lankan currency in their possession. The trio, who are residents of Madu, […]

  • 9 November 2011
    Training & Education

    The Royal Canadian Navy joins their fellow Canadians in marking Veterans’ Week from November 5-11. Sailors from across Canada and on overseas deployments from Libya to Kandahar will take time to remember, and to help keep alive the achievements and sacrifices made by those who served Canada in times of war and peace. About Veterans’ […]

  • 28 February 2012
    Training & Education

      USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) celebrated African-American History Month Feb. 25 commemorating the accomplishments and contributions of African-American women, in line with the national theme this year “Black Women in American History and Culture.” The program featured songs, tributes, and a poem by crew-members searving aboard the “Revolutionary Gator.” “Singing is one of my […]

  • 13 April 2012
    Training & Education

      Submariners past and present, and distinguished guests gathered at the National Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu April 11, to commemorate 112 years of submarine service. The event was sponsored by the United States Submarine Veterans Inc. (USSVI) Bowfin Base Subvets. USSVI was founded in 1965 by a group of U.S. World War II […]