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Department of the Navy Releases Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Proposal

1:57 pm Eastern | U.S. News

The Department of the Navy released its proposed $171.5 billion (Base) budget May 23 for fiscal year (FY) 2018. read more »

[New post] News Report and article by ORF

12:06 pm Eastern | U.S. News

Post : News Report and article by ORF URL : http://newsroom.ctbto.org/2017/05/23/news-report-and-article-by-orf/read more »

NWC Opens New Future Forces Gallery

12:01 pm Eastern | U.S. News

U.S. Naval War College (NWC) officially opened a new Future Forces Gallery located within NWC's Learning Commons. read more »

Joint Women's Leadership Symposium Announced

11:27 am Eastern | U.S. News

The Sea Service Leadership Association will host the 30th annual Joint Women's Leadership Symposium (JWLS) June 15-16 in Norfolk, Virginia.read more »

Naval War College Holds Past Presidents' Colloquium

11:19 am Eastern | U.S. News

Past presidents of U.S. Naval War College (NWC) in Newport, Rhode sland, from as far back as 1987 returned to the school for the inaugural "Past Presidents' Colloquium and Strategy Review" on May 18 to discuss the direction of the institution.read more »

USN, Royal Thai Navy Sharpen ASW Skills During Guardian Sea

9:21 am Eastern | U.S. News

The U.S. Navy and Royal Thai Navy (RTN) are executing Guardian Sea, an anti-submarine and maritime domain awareness exercise, in the Andaman Sea May 22-27.read more »

INDIANAPOLIS (May 20, 2017)

7:04 am Eastern | U.S. News

Rear Admiral Linda Wackerman, deputy commander, U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command, visits with Sailors from Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC) Indianapolis during an all-hands call. Wackerman who also serves as the flag mentor for NOSC Indianapolis, held an all-hands call session for E-6 and below Sailors to address upcoming changes and get feedback regarding Navy-related issues. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class J. Michael Schwartz (Released) 170520-N-QP351-079read more »

BREMERTON, Wash. (May 20, 2017)

7:04 am Eastern | U.S. News

Vice Adm. Nora Tyson, commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet, waves to veterans during the 69th annual Bremerton Armed Forces Day Parade in Bremerton, Wash. During her visit to the Pacific Northwest, Tyson also visited Naval Base Kitsap and spoke with Sailors at various all hands calls. Bremerton Armed Forces Day Parade is the largest and longest running Armed Forces Day parade in the nation. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Charles D. Gaddis IV (Released) 170520-N-EC099-224read more »

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (May 21, 2017)

7:04 am Eastern | U.S. News

Operations Specialist Seaman Jo Yedda Hullana, assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85), gives a speech during a Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month celebration. McCampbell is on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jeremy Graham (Released) 170521-N-HI376-035read more »

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (May 19, 2017)

7:04 am Eastern | U.S. News

Solo pilots assigned to the U.S. Navy flight demonstration squadron, the Blue Angels, perform at the Wings Over Wayne Air Show. The Blue Angels are scheduled to perform more than 60 demonstrations across the U.S. in 2017. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ian Cotter (Released) 170519-N-IR734-574read more »

Navy Urges Patience for Sailors Waiting on PCS Orders

22 May 13:36 | U.S. News

Following passage of the 2017 Consolidated Appropriations Act, the Navy announced today that Sailors should continue to expect to receive permanent change of station (PCS) orders with approximately two months or less lead time through the end of the fiscal year. read more »

US Naval Forces Central Command, Coalition Partners Complete International Maritime Exercise

22 May 13:10 | U.S. News

The International Maritime Exercise (IMX) 2017, led by U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, was held May 2—18, on Naval Support Activity Bahrain.read more »

Afghan women receiving better medical care thanks to coalition investment

22 May 12:01 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (May 22, 2017) � Afghan mothers bringing new lives to their nation have access to better medical care thanks to coalition investment at the Kabul Women�s Hospital.read more »

USS Philippine Sea Holds Change of Command

22 May 09:53 | U.S. News

Capt. Peter Nilsen relieved Capt. John Schmidt as commanding officer of the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), during a change of command ceremony aboard the ship's flight deck, May 18.read more »

JCS Sailors Install Improved Deck Surface

22 May 08:32 | U.S. News

Sailors temporarily assigned to USS John C. Stennis' (CVN 74) planned incremental availability's (PIA) deck and tile team are now replacing the tile decks with a new coating referred to as PRC, after its manufacturer, Products Research and Chemical Corporation.read more »

John C. Stennis Sailors Get Updated Quarters

22 May 08:20 | U.S. News

Sailors aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) are rehabilitating and refreshing 29 crew berthings during the ship's Planned Incremental Availability (PIA) period.read more »

Carderock Division showcases Combatant Craft Division at DOD Lab Day 2017

22 May 05:51 | U.S. News

Employees from Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division's (NSWCCD) Combatant Craft Division (CCD) displayed the results of developing technologies and partnerships at the second biennial Department of Defense (DOD) Lab Day in the Pentagon center courtyard, May 18.read more »

NAVSUP Postal Managers Meet in San Diego to Modernize Mail Delivery Practices

22 May 02:46 | U.S. News

Naval Supply Systems Command Global Logistics Support (NAVSUP GLS) postal personnel from around the globe met for the second annual NAVSUP GLS Postal Strategic Planning Meeting, May 16-18, in San Diego.read more »

NAVCENT Commander Visits Bahrain's American Mission Hospital

21 May 11:44 | U.S. News

MANAMA, Bahrain - To see the history of the close U.S./Bahrain relationship, one needs to look no further than the American Mission Hospital.read more »

Pacific Partnership 17 Visits Khanh Hoa

21 May 06:38 | U.S. News

Pacific Partnership 2017 kicked off in Khanh Hoa province, Vietnam, on May 19, for the final stop of Pacific Partnership 2017, with the arrival of the U.S. expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Fall River (T-EPF-4). read more »

DA NANG, Vietnam (May 18, 2017)

20 May 05:36 | U.S. News

Capt. Stanfield Chien, mission commander of Pacific Partnership 2017, receives a wreath from Da Nang locals during the departure ceremony for Pacific Partnership 2017 in Da Nang, Vietnam. Pacific Partnership is the largest annual multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Asia-Pacific and aims to enhance regional coordination in such as medical readiness and preparedness for manmade and natural disasters. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Chelsea Troy Milburn (Released) 170518-N-SF984-025read more »

PACIFIC OCEAN (May 16, 2017)

20 May 05:36 | U.S. News

Sailors conduct flight operations aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) in the western Pacific. The U.S. Navy has patrolled the Indo-Asia-Pacific routinely for more than 70 years promoting regional peace and security. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Rebecca Sunderland (Released) 170516-N-YA681-012read more »

SAN DIEGO (May 18, 2017)

20 May 05:36 | U.S. News

Family and friends welcome back the crew of the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Alexandria (SSN 757). Alexandria is returning to Naval Base Point Loma following a six-month deployment to the western Pacific. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Derek Harkins (Released) 170518-N-TW634-159read more »

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (May 18, 2017)

20 May 05:36 | U.S. News

Sailors retract a refueling line from a French navy Panther anti-submarine helicopter assigned to the Cassard-class anti-air frigate FS Jean Bart (D615) during flight quarters aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71). Ross is forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Robert S. Price (Released) 170518-N-FQ994-341read more »

USS Alexandria Completes WESTPAC, Returns Home

19 May 12:37 | U.S. News

The Los Angeles-Class fast attack submarine USS Alexandria (SSN 757) returned to Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego, May 18, after a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific region.read more »

CNRH Represents Navy at Hawaii Governor's Gold Star Proclamation Signing

19 May 12:13 | U.S. News

Rear Adm. John Fuller, commander, Navy Region Hawaii, joined other military leaders and families at Hawaii Governor David Y. Ige's gold star proclamation signing in the governor's ceremonial room at the state capitol, May 17.read more »

Advanced Warfighting Summit Focus On Enabling Distributed Maneuver

19 May 11:50 | U.S. News

The Navy Warfare Development Command (NWDC) hosted its semi-annual Advanced Warfighting Summit (AWS) May 18. read more »

U.S., JMSDF Complete PASSEX in South China Sea

19 May 10:24 | U.S. News

Ships from the U.S Navy and Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) completed a passing exercise (PASSEX) in the South China Sea, May 18.read more »

America ARG and 15th MEU successfully complete COMPTUEX

19 May 10:16 | U.S. News

The America Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) successfully completed a Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) off the coast of Southern California, May 17.read more »

America Certifies in Force Protection for Deployment

19 May 10:01 | U.S. News

The amphibious assault ship USS America successfully completed a force protection exercise (FPEX), May 18 - one of the final certifications needed before deploying.read more »

US, JMSDF Complete PASSEX in South China Sea

19 May 09:40 | U.S. News

Ships from the U.S Navy and Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) completed a passing exercise (PASSEX) in the South China Sea May 18.read more »

Newest graduates ready to tell Afghan Army story

19 May 09:23 | U.S. News

KABUL, Afghanistan (May 18, 2017) � The newest group of Afghan Army public affairs specialists are ready to tell their soldiers� stories after their graduation here Tuesday.read more »

CIWT Observes Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

19 May 09:21 | U.S. News

Staff and students from the Center for Information Warfare Training and Information Warfare Training Command Corry Station celebrated Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with a ceremony at the Naval Air Station Pensacola Corry Station chapel, May 17.read more »

Naval Station Rota Performs Slick Response Drill

19 May 09:18 | U.S. News

Emergency responders aboard Naval Station Rota completed an annual combined training exercise known as Slick Response 2017 to practice their rapid response to a simulated fuel spill May 18.read more »

MCPON, VCNO Honor 2016 Sailors of the Year

19 May 05:29 | U.S. News

The Navy's 2016 Sailors of the Year (SOY) were meritoriously advanced to chief petty officer during a ceremony, May 18, at the Navy Memorial.read more »

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (May 18, 2017)

19 May 05:05 | U.S. News

Sailors assigned to the "Saberhawks" of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 77 inspect an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). The ship is the flagship of Carrier Strike Group 5, providing a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interests of its allies and partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jamal McNeill (Released) 170518-N-PF593-029read more »

KOSRAE, Micronesia (May 17, 2017)

19 May 05:05 | U.S. News

Sailors assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1 work with Kosraean workers to construct the Walung Health Clinic in Kosrae, Micronesia. NMCB-1 provides expeditionary construction and engineering support to expeditionary bases and responds to humanitarian assistance disaster relief requests. U.S. Navy Combat Camera photo by Information Systems Technician 1st Class Ledget Glover III (Released) 170517-N-YV613-0290read more »

CARTAGENA, Spain (May 16, 2017)

19 May 05:05 | U.S. News

Lt. Anna Mansueti, assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 8, conducts dive training with Spanish navy forces off the coast of Cartagena, Spain. U.S. 6th Fleet is headquartered in Naples, Italy, and conducts the full spectrum of joint and naval operations, often in concert with allied, joint, and interagency partners, in order to advance U.S. national interests and security and stability in Europe and Africa. U.S. Navy Photo by Lt. Benjamin Fernandez (Released) 170516-N-NO901-001read more »

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (May 16, 2017)

19 May 05:05 | U.S. News

U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen battle each other in a pugil stick jousting match during the class of 2020 Sea Trials. Sea Trials is a capstone event for the freshman midshipmen, modeled after the Marine Corps' crucible and the Navy's Battle Stations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brianna Jones (Released) 170516-N-DY073-0370read more »

Department of the Navy, Duke Energy and the State of Indiana Celebrate the Solar Facility at Naval Support Activity Crane

18 May 11:04 | U.S. News

The Department of the Navy (DON), Duke Energy and the State of Indiana celebrated the completion of a 24 megawatt (MW) direct current (DC) or 17 MW alternating current (AC), solar generation facility at Naval Support Activity (NSA) Crane.read more »

[New post] NATO and Partners to discuss Weapons of Mass Destruction Non-proliferation and Arms Control in Helsinki

18 May 10:54 | U.S. News

Post : NATO and Partners to discuss Weapons of Mass Destruction Non-proliferation and Arms Control in Helsinkiread more »

Athletes Train at Navy's Final 2017 Warrior Games Adaptive Sports Camp

18 May 09:47 | U.S. News

Team Navy took advantage of its final all-sport training camp onboard Naval Base Ventura county (NBVC) as the athletes continue to work toward the 2017 Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games, May 7-12. read more »

Class of 2020 Completes Annual Sea Trials Challenge

18 May 09:43 | U.S. News

Midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy's Class of 2020 endured 14 hours of rigorous physical and mental challenges during the annual Sea Trials training exercise May 16. read more »

College in Your future? Tuition Assistance Dollars are Available!

18 May 08:52 | U.S. News

For service members interested in pursuing or continuing their education while on active duty, Navy tuition assistance (TA) is designed to help. read more »

Hiring Summit to Offer Resources For Vets, Wounded Warriors

18 May 08:49 | U.S. News

The Navy's 7th Annual Veteran and Wounded Warrior Hiring and Support Summit will offer workshops, career resources, and hiring opportunities Wednesday May 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport in Seattle.read more »

CNO, USS Coronado, USS Sterett Highlight US Navy Presence at Singapore's International Maritime Review, IMDEX17

18 May 08:39 | U.S. News

The littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) and Arleigh Burke—class guided—missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) represented the U.S. in the International Maritime Defense Exposition 2017 (IMDEX—17) in Singapore May 16—18.read more »

Blue Ridge Upgrades Network to CANES

18 May 08:33 | U.S. News

U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) became the first ship of its class to obtain a large-scale upgrade to its network infrastructure in March.read more »

Sasebo Community Honors Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

18 May 08:32 | U.S. News

Commander Fleet Activities Sasebo's Multi Cultural Committee and the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) Heritage and Diversity Committee held a celebration in honor of Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month May 17.read more »

Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard to Hold Public Performances During Fleet Week New York

18 May 08:31 | U.S. News

During Fleet Week New York (FWNY), Navy Band Northeast, U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Silent Drill Team and Marine Corps (USMC) Battle Color Detachment are scheduled to perform at various locations, May 23-28.read more »

NMCSD to Hold Ceremony Celebrating 100 Years in Balboa Park

18 May 08:30 | U.S. News

Naval Medical Center San Diego will hold a ceremony here 1 p.m. Friday to celebrate its 100th anniversary.read more »

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