US Navy

Pacific Partnership Mission Prepares to Enhance Disaster Response Cooperation, Strengthen Ties in Indo—Asia—Pacific

SINGAPORE (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy will join allied and partner nation militaries for the 13th Pacific Partnership mission, scheduled to begin Feb 23.This annual maritime operation will help improve disaster response preparedness, resiliency and capacity while enhancing partnerships with participating nations and civilian humanitarian organizations throughout the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.Pacific Partnership is the largest annual [...]

Pacific Partnership Mission Prepares to Enhance Disaster Response Cooperation, Strengthen Ties in Indo—Asia—Pacific 2018-02-22T13:08:41+00:00

2018 Team Navy Trials Commence

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (NNS) -- The Team Navy trials for the 2018 Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games kick off Feb. 20, at Naval Station (NAVSTA) Mayport, where over 70 seriously wounded, ill and injured Sailors and Coastguardsmen will compete for a spot to represent the Navy in this year's DoD Warrior Games.Navy Wounded Warrior-Safe Harbor [...]

2018 Team Navy Trials Commence 2018-02-20T13:09:34+00:00

SGLI Beneficiaries Remain in Place as Navy Transitions to New Online System

MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) -- Sailors and families who log into the Servicemember's Group Life Insurance (SGLI) Online Enrollment System (SOES) for the first time may be surprised when they see there is no beneficiary information listed."Your SGLI coverage is still in place," said Ann Stewart, director, Pay and Personnel Department, Navy Personnel Command. "Sailors who [...]

SGLI Beneficiaries Remain in Place as Navy Transitions to New Online System 2018-02-17T13:08:03+00:00

Department of the Navy Releases Fiscal Year 2019 Budget

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Department of the Navy released its proposed $194.1 billion (Base and Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO)) budget Feb. 12, for fiscal year (FY) 2019.This budget is part of the $716 billion (Base and OCO) defense budget President Donald Trump submitted to Congress the same day.Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Budget, [...]

Department of the Navy Releases Fiscal Year 2019 Budget 2018-02-13T13:08:32+00:00

Navy Submits 30—Year Ship Acquisition Plan

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Department of the Navy submitted the long-range ship acquisition plan to Congress Feb. 12.The 30-Year Ship Acquisition Plan is a Congressionally-mandated report which describes the Department of the Navy's long-range shipbuilding plans for 2019-2048. This year's report focuses on meeting the Navy's baseline acquisition requirements needed to build the Navy the [...]

Navy Submits 30—Year Ship Acquisition Plan 2018-02-13T13:08:33+00:00

Navy College Scheduler Tool Improved and Added to My Navy Portal

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- The Navy College Program (NCP) announced Feb. 12, that the self-service Navy College Appointment Scheduler tool available via the NCP website has been enhanced and added to My Navy Portal (MNP).According to Christy Minshew, Voluntary Education (VOLED) Appointment Scheduler program manager at the Navy College Virtual Education Center, the improved [...]

Navy College Scheduler Tool Improved and Added to My Navy Portal 2018-02-12T13:12:59+00:00

Mississippi Visits Yokosuka During Current Deployment

By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Elesia K. Patten, Submarine Group 7 Public Affairs FLEET ACTIVITIES YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The Virginia-class attack submarine USS Mississippi (SSN 782) arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka Feb. 12, for a routine visit as part of its deployment to the Indo-Pacific region.This kind of visit strengthens the already positive [...]

Mississippi Visits Yokosuka During Current Deployment 2018-02-12T13:13:00+00:00

Dewey, Sterett Depart San Diego for Indo—Asia—Pacific

By Petty Officer 2nd Class Curtis Spencer, Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Dewey (DDG 105) and USS Sterett (DDG 104) departed their homeport of Naval Base San Diego for a scheduled deployment to conduct operations in the Indo-Asia-Pacific Region, Feb. 6.Dewey and Sterett are scheduled to support [...]

Dewey, Sterett Depart San Diego for Indo—Asia—Pacific 2018-02-07T13:08:00+00:00

US Navy Aircraft Enhance Regional Partnerships, Highlight Capabilities During Singapore Air Show

SINGAPORE (NNS) -- U.S. Navy aircraft are participating in the Singapore International Airshow Feb. 6-11, held at the Changi National Exhibition Center.Crews from the Navy's P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft and an F/A-18 Super Hornet joined aircrews from the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Marines for the weeklong exhibition. The Navy aircraft are forward deployed [...]

US Navy Aircraft Enhance Regional Partnerships, Highlight Capabilities During Singapore Air Show 2018-02-06T13:09:24+00:00

Future USS Michael Monsoor Successfully Completes Acceptance Trials

BATH, Maine (NNS) -- The Navy's next generation destroyer, the future USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001), successfully completed acceptance trials Feb. 1.The U.S. Navy's Board of Inspection and Survey reviewed the ship and its crew during a series of demonstrations both pier side and underway, evaluating the ship's construction and compliance with Navy specifications.Many of [...]

Future USS Michael Monsoor Successfully Completes Acceptance Trials 2018-02-05T13:09:42+00:00