Students of engineering from universities and organizations across the country and abroad converged at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division in West Bethesda, Maryland, for the 14th biennial International Submarine Races (ISR), June 25-30.
At the upcoming Naval Future Force Science and Technology Expo, to be held in Washington July 20-21, Chief of Naval Research (CNR) Rear Adm. David Hahn will announce a new strategic direction for the Navy's science and technology and research and development programs.
As part of the Navy's transformation to a virtual service delivery model, the Navy College Program launched an update to the My Education portal June 27, significantly improving the Web Tuition Assistance approval process for Sailors taking off-duty education courses.
The Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka community showed their respect to the families and crew of USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) during a memorial ceremony June 27 for the seven Sailors who died tragically June 17 when their ship collided with a merchant vessel southwest of Yokosuka.
The Navy convened two summary courts-martial June 22 for two master chief petty officers (MCPO) who were tried for violating instructions governing the promotion board process following an investigation directed by Rear Adm. Richard A. Brown, commander, Navy Personnel Command.
The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Ticonderoga class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57), Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108), along with embarked Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2 and Destroyer Squadron (DESRON)
The Navy has identified Rear Adm. (lower half) Brian Fort as lead for the USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) investigation being conducted pursuant to the Manual of the Judge Advocate General (JAGMAN) to gather evidence.
On Tuesday MCPON (Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy) and I visited Japan where we attended the outbound dignified transfer of our seven fallen shipmates and spent time with [USS] Fitzgerald Sailors and families.
The Navy is increasing its High Year Tenure policy for active component and Full Time Support E-4 through E-6 Sailors by two years in an effort to improve sea duty manning, the service announced Wednesday in NAVADMIN 143/17.
The Navy announced several changes Tuesday to its Physical Readiness Program in NAVADMIN 141/17, including an incentive for Sailors to validate one physical readiness test (PRT) each year based on their fitness performance.
We are all deeply saddened by the tragic loss of our fellow shipmates as a result of Friday's collision between USS Fitzgerald and a commercial container ship, and our thoughts and prayers are with their families.