US Navy

Huan Nguyen First Vietnamese American Navy Rear Admiral

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Huan Nguyen became the first Vietnamese American promoted to the rank of rear admiral during a ceremony at the Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C., Oct. 10.  Nguyen, 60, will serve as the Deputy Commander for Cyber Engineering at the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) on the Washington Navy Yard. NAVSEA Commander Vice [...]

Huan Nguyen First Vietnamese American Navy Rear Admiral2019-10-11T14:08:39-06:00

CNO to Visit U.S. 6th Fleet

Washington (NNS) -- Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Gilday is scheduled to visit the Navy’s 6th Fleet area of operations, Oct. 14-19. During his visit, Gilday will attend the Regional Seapower Symposium (RSS) in Venice as well as conduct fleet engagements in Rota, Spain and Naples, Italy, to see first-hand the work Sailors [...]

CNO to Visit U.S. 6th Fleet2019-10-11T14:08:42-06:00

CNO Birthday Message to the Fleet

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- 244 years ago the Navy began its watch to protect freedom of the seas with honor, courage, and commitment.  As we celebrate across the fleet, we renew our commitment to be ready; remember those who forged our legacy; and honor our families and loved ones who stand beside us. With 290 ships, [...]

CNO Birthday Message to the Fleet2019-10-11T14:08:44-06:00

Navy Osprey Wing Established in San Diego Ceremony

SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Fleet Logistics Multi-Mission Wing (COMVRMWING) 1 was officially established in a ceremony aboard Naval Air Station North Island, Oct. 10. Capt. Dewon Chaney assumed command of the new wing and will be the first commodore to take on the integration and implementation of the CMV-22B Osprey into fleet operations. The mission [...]

Navy Osprey Wing Established in San Diego Ceremony2019-10-10T14:09:33-06:00

SECNAV Names Future Amphibious Transport Dock Ship in Honor of the city of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, PA (NNS) -- Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer named the next San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship, LPD 30, in honor of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. “The people of central Pennsylvania have always played a critical role in forging the strength of our Navy and fighting to defend our nation,” said Spencer. “The future USS [...]

SECNAV Names Future Amphibious Transport Dock Ship in Honor of the city of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania2019-10-10T14:09:33-06:00

USS Wasp Enters 4th Fleet

PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) arrived in U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations Oct 1. The Wasp is transiting around South America while conducting a homeport shift from Japan to Norfolk. “The entrance into U.S. 4th Fleet is a significant milestone for the crew–many of whom came with [...]

USS Wasp Enters 4th Fleet2019-10-10T14:09:33-06:00

San Francisco Fleet Week Kicks off with Ship Arrivals, Remarks

SAN FRANCISCO (NNS) -- The 39th annual San Francisco Fleet Week kicked off Oct. 6 as ships arrived bringing U.S. Navy, Marines, and Coastguardsmen together with the city to celebrate the military sea services. This year is expected to be one of the largest San Francisco Fleet Weeks with eight ships and more than 2,300 Sailors, [...]

San Francisco Fleet Week Kicks off with Ship Arrivals, Remarks2019-10-09T14:10:30-06:00

Navy Sets Up Permanent Advancement—to—Position Program for Enlisted Sailors

MILLINGTON, Tennessee (NNS) -- Based on positive fleet feedback and the success of recent pilot programs, the Navy announced Oct. 7 that it has permanently established the Active Duty Enlisted Advancement-to-Position (A2P) program, via NAVADMIN 230/19.The A2P program offers active duty E-5s, or second-class petty officers, the opportunity to advance to E-6 (petty officer first [...]

Navy Sets Up Permanent Advancement—to—Position Program for Enlisted Sailors2019-10-07T14:11:08-06:00

Ronald Reagan CSG, Boxer ARG Provide Ready, Capable Forward Presence in the Indo—Pacific

SOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) -- The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group and the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group joined forces to conduct security and stability operations in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific. Ships and aircraft from the U.S. Navy, as well as aircraft from the U.S. Marine Corps, conducted a multitude of joint, high-end [...]

Ronald Reagan CSG, Boxer ARG Provide Ready, Capable Forward Presence in the Indo—Pacific2019-10-06T14:13:31-06:00

Navy to Christen Submarine Oregon

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy will christen its newest attack submarine, the future USS Oregon (SSN 793), during a 10 a.m. EDT ceremony Saturday, Oct. 5 at General Dynamics Electric Boat in Groton, Connecticut. Rep. Greg Walden of Oregon will deliver the ceremony's principal address. The submarine's sponsor is Dana Richardson. The ceremony will be highlighted [...]

Navy to Christen Submarine Oregon2019-10-03T14:09:23-06:00