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Fri, 22 May 2020 15:25:00 -0400

USS Portland Conducts Laser Weapon System Demonstrator Test
Amphibious transport dock ship USS Portland (LPD 27) successfully disabled an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with a Solid State Laser — Technology Maturation Laser Weapon System Demonstrator (LWSD) MK 2 MOD 0 on May 16. More...

Thu, 21 May 2020 06:47:00 -0400

USS Ronald Reagan Marks Fifth Year of Service as Part of U.S. Forward Deployed Naval Forces
The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group is underway serving as America's strongest symbol of resolve, navigating the global pandemic as its mission endures, in support of a free and open Indo—Pacific. More...

Wed, 20 May 2020 20:10:00 -0400

USS Theodore Roosevelt Returns to Sea
USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) is underway for the first time since arriving in Guam March 27. More...

Wed, 20 May 2020 12:49:00 -0400

2019 Sailors of the Year Recognized for Outstanding Achievement and Promotion
The U.S. Navy's 2019 Sailors of the Year (SOY) will be recognized for their outstanding achievements over the next few weeks, May 21 — June 2. More...

Tue, 19 May 2020 16:27:00 -0400

Navy Clarifies Advancement Eligibility Due to Coronavirus Postponements
The Navy issued clarifying guidance for enlisted advancement eligibility due to the postponement of the Spring Navy—wide advancement exam. More...

Tue, 19 May 2020 07:15:00 -0400

USS Kidd Conducts Crew Swap, Transitions to Next Phase of COVID—19 Response
The Navy has transitioned into the next phase of its aggressive response to the COVID—19 outbreak on board the guided—missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100). More...

Mon, 18 May 2020 07:52:00 -0400

USS Theodore Roosevelt Conducts Fast Cruise in Guam
Sailors aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) are simulating being at sea while moored at Naval Base Guam. During the simulation, or 'fast cruise,' the crew will simulate normal underway conditions while testing the critical systems required to sustain t More...

Sat, 16 May 2020 08:32:00 -0400

USNS Mercy Arrives to Naval Air Station North Island, Prepared for Future Tasking
Hospital ship USNS Mercy (T—AH 19) arrived to Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego, May 15, after supporting the Department of Defense (DOD) response efforts in the greater Los Angeles area during the coronavirus outbreak. More...

Fri, 15 May 2020 18:30:00 -0400

Navy Selection Boards Set to Restart July 1
Selection, advancement and continuation boards are all set to restart July 1st, ensuring that Sailors across the fleet are in no way disadvantaged by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID—19) delays to the original board dates More...

Thu, 14 May 2020 11:53:00 -0400

Ford Commences Second Round of Carrier Qualifications
USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), the only carrier qualification (CQ) asset regularly available on the East Coast this year, commenced its second round of CQs for Fleet Replacement Squadron (FRS) pilots May 10, with a healthy and mission focused crew. More...

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