US Navy

Mattis: Naval War College Grads Will Tackle Today's Security Challenges

By Terri Moon Cronk, Dept. of Defense WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Defense Secretary James N. Mattis told this year's U.S. Naval War College graduates, June 15, he is confident they'll carry forward the legacy of the school's founding officers as they take their intellectual firepower forward to tackle the security challenges of our time."[We] are witnessing [...]

Mattis: Naval War College Grads Will Tackle Today's Security Challenges 2018-06-18T14:10:46+00:00

USS Oak Hill Completes BALTOPS 2018

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael H. Lehman KIEL, Germany (NNS) -- Exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2018 came to a close June 15 after two weeks of successful training as the participants arrive in Kiel, Germany, for Kiel Week 2018.BALTOPS is an annual, multinational exercise to enhance maritime capabilities, interoperability and support regional stability. [...]

USS Oak Hill Completes BALTOPS 2018 2018-06-15T14:05:23+00:00

Navy Launches Pilot Program to Pair Senior Enlisted with Priority Billets

MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) -- A new rating modernization initiative will provide active-duty, senior enlisted Sailors looking for their next billet the opportunity to get a jump on the process thanks to a new selection board pilot program, the Navy announced June 14.The Fiscal Year (FY)-19 Enlisted Advancement-to-Vacancy Selection Board, announced in NAVADMIN 144/18 is a [...]

Navy Launches Pilot Program to Pair Senior Enlisted with Priority Billets 2018-06-15T14:05:24+00:00

Making the Grade: U.S. Navy a 'Top Supporter' of HBCU Engineering Schools

ARLINGTON, Va. (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority Institutions (HBCU/MI) program recently was named a "Top Supporter of HBCU Engineering Schools" by U.S. Black Engineer and Information Technology magazine.The designation resulted from a survey the magazine conducted of the deans of 15 HBCU engineering schools accredited by the Accreditation Board for [...]

Making the Grade: U.S. Navy a 'Top Supporter' of HBCU Engineering Schools 2018-06-15T14:05:27+00:00

US, Thailand Continues to Expand Partnership with 24th CARAT Exercise

By Lt. Clyde Shavers, CTF 73/DESRON 7 Public Affairs PATTAYA, Thailand (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, and Royal Thai Navy began the 24th iteration of the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise series in Pattaya, Thailand, June 14.The multi-nation exercise series is organized in bilateral phases with regional nations and is [...]

US, Thailand Continues to Expand Partnership with 24th CARAT Exercise 2018-06-14T14:12:07+00:00

Truman Strike Group Returns to Eastern Mediterranean to Support OIR

By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Thomas Gooley, USS Harry S. Truman MEDITERRANEAN SEA (NNS) -- The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (CSG) returned to the Eastern Mediterranean Sea to resume flight operations in support of Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR), June 10."Bringing the Harry S. Truman strike group back into the fight against ISIS [...]

Truman Strike Group Returns to Eastern Mediterranean to Support OIR 2018-06-13T13:13:37+00:00

Navy Releases New Career Sea Pay Guidelines

180604-N-KP946-0004 MEDITERRANEAN SEA (June 4, 2018) Sailors lower the flight deck rails aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75). Donald Cook is forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, on its seventh patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of regional allies and partners, and U.S. national security interests in [...]

Navy Releases New Career Sea Pay Guidelines 2018-06-13T13:13:40+00:00

Truman Strike Group, Carrier Air Wing One Support BALTOPS 2018

From Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group Public Affairs ADRIATIC SEA (NNS) -- Carrier Air Wing One (CVW) 1, embarked aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), completed its participation in the annual multinational exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2018, June 6.CVW-1 operations over the Baltic involved overflight of Europe from the [...]

Truman Strike Group, Carrier Air Wing One Support BALTOPS 2018 2018-06-15T14:05:30+00:00

U.S., Indian and Japanese Maritime Forces to Participate in Exercise Malabar 2018

SANTA RITA, Guam (NNS) -- Naval ships, aircraft and personnel from India, Japan and the United States will participate in exercise Malabar 2018, June 7 through 16 off the coast of Guam.Malabar 2018 is the first time the exercise has been conducted off the coast of Guam, and the latest in a continuing series of [...]

U.S., Indian and Japanese Maritime Forces to Participate in Exercise Malabar 2018 2018-06-13T13:15:08+00:00

Fleet Cyber Command Conducts New Inspections Focused on Readiness

From Commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet Public Affairs FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (NNS) -- U.S. Fleet Cyber Command's Office of Compliance and Assessment (OCA) launched its Command Cyber Operational Readiness Inspections (CCORI) program earlier this year, marking the first time this type of inspection will be directed and conducted by the Navy [...]

Fleet Cyber Command Conducts New Inspections Focused on Readiness 2018-06-13T13:15:09+00:00