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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:32:00 -0400

CNO Adm. John Richardson Statement on Recent Trip to Japan
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. More...

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:16:00 -0400

Navy Updates Wear of Earrings and Ball Caps for Women
Wednesday, the Navy released NAVADMIN 146/17, which announces several uniform changes that are effective immediately. More...

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 09:32:00 -0400

New High Year Tenure Policy for E—4 through E—6 Announced
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. More...

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 16:49:00 -0400

Chief of Naval Personnel Visits Pacific Northwest
This week, the Navy's top personnel officer is visiting Navy recruiters in Portland, Oregon, as well as Sailors assigned to Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) in Washington. More...

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 09:13:00 -0400

Navy Incentivizes the PRT for Sailors
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. More...

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 14:53:00 -0400

The US and Philippine Navies Will Participate in the Maritime Training Activity Sama Sama
The U.S. and Philippine navies will participate in the Maritime Training Activity Sama Sama June 19—25 in the vicinity of Cebu. More...

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 19:41:00 -0400

Statement from Acting Secretary of the Navy Sean Stackley
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. More...

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 19:30:00 -0400

US Navy Identifies Seven Deceased Fitzgerald Sailors
The remains of seven Sailors previously reported missing were located in flooded berthing compartments, after divers gained access to the spaces, June 18, that were damaged when USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) was involved in a collision with the Philippine—flagg More...

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 19:17:00 -0400

Coalition Defends Partner Forces from Syrian Fighter Jet Attack
At approximately 4:30 p.m. Syria time, June 18, Pro—Syrian regime forces attacked the Syrian Democratic Forces—held town of Ja'Din, South of Tabqah, wounding a number of SDF fighters and driving the SDF from the town. More...

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 10:27:00 -0400

Vice Adm. Aucoin Holds Press Conference about USS Fitzgerald Collision
The following are U.S. 7th Fleet Commander Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin's prepared remarks for a press conference held June 18 at Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, about the collision of USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) with a merchant vessel June 17.More...

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