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Commander Task Force 70 Sailor Attends New Zealand Leadership Course  (17 June 2019)
As part of a furthering of the relationship between the U.S. Navy and the Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN), a Sailor assigned to Commander Task Force 70 was invited to, and attended, the Lead Leaders Leadership Course at the Devonport Naval Base in Auckland, New Zealand.
USS Preble Returns from Deployment   (14 June 2019)
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88), along with the "Easyriders" of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 37, Detachment ONE, returned to Pearl Harbor following a deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations, June 13.
June is Men's Health Month: Assess the Risk of Prostate Cancer   (13 June 2019)
Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in American men. The American Cancer Society 2019 statistics for prostate cancer projects approximately 174,650 new cases and 31,620 deaths in the United States.
SEABEES: Building and Fighting in the Pacific  (12 June 2019)
Throughout World War II, approximately 250,000 forward-deployed Seabees assisted in the war effort. Today, the number of forward-deployed Seabees operating in the Pacific is around 800. They build schools, hospitals, and provide humanitarian assistance.
Bringing a Ship to Life, Part 1: Waterfront Qualifications   (11 June 2019)
A qualified crew is essential for a warship, and the Sailors who man them, but how do Sailors get qualifications without a ship?
USFFC Commemorates 77th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway  (10 June 2019)
U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFFC) commemorated the 77th anniversary of the Battle of Midway with a dinner theater, dining out on board Naval Station Norfolk, June 6.
Murtha Sailor Continues Family Legacy  (10 June 2019)
"Make a Difference!" The slogan of USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26), named after the Vietnam Marine officer and later congressman, John P. Murtha, is used to instill a sense of pride and drive in the Sailors and embarked Marines on board. Lt.j.g. Adam Hammer is one such Sailor.
Navy Reservist Takes Helm of Helicopter Training Squadron 8  (10 June 2019)
Cmdr. Jessica Parker turned over command of Helicopter Training Squadron (HT) 8 to Cmdr. Lena Kaman during a change of command ceremony at NAS Whiting Field June 7. Parker and Kaman were the first female leadership team to command a Navy helicopter training squadron together.
First Deployment: Ways to Navigate Through It  (10 June 2019)
For many junior Sailors that are new to the fleet and have never deployed, the idea of being thousands of miles away from their family and home in the middle of the ocean can be very nerve wracking. Many have no idea what to expect or how to get through it.
The USS Valcour  (6 June 2019)
The USS Valcour served as a rotational flagship from 1965 to 1972 for Commander, Middle Eastern Force (COMMIDEASTFOR).
Enhancing Pacific Relationships with Music  (6 June 2019)
Very few people have the privilege of being able to list professional musician as their job title. Even fewer can say that they are an officer in the U.S. Navy. Lt. Kelly Cartwright, Fleet Bandmaster, U.S. Pacific Fleet is one of just a handful of people that can claim both of those titles.
After the Storm: Remembering 75 Years After D-Day  (4 June 2019)
June 6, 2019 marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the world's largest amphibious operation to date. While those who lived through it are gone, their efforts are still honored by those that serve today.
Brooklyn Native's Naval Service Adds to Asian American, Pacific Islander Heritage  (29 May 2019)
From heaving lines as a seaman for Deck department aboard the Harpers Ferry-class dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52), to earning a commission as a Navy Supply Corps officer, to selection as Business/Enterprise Supply Chain Management (BEM) intern at Naval Supply Systems Command ...
CVN-73's New Command Shoulder Patch: George Washington's Headquarters Flag  (29 May 2019)
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) chose George Washington's headquarters flag design for its command logo shoulder patch for the Navy Working Uniform Type III.
Mustangs Invest In The Future  (28 May 2019)
The ship's Mustang Association awarded two Sailors and two dependents each with $500 scholarships for their education needs in a Mustang scholarship award presentation, May 17.

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