Three Sailors died during an active shooter incident at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Dec. 6.
With more than 20,000 attendees, President John F. Kennedy's daughter, the Honorable Caroline Bouvier Kennedy, former U.S. Ambassador to Japan, officially christened Pre—Commissioning Unit (PCU) John F. Kennedy (CVN 79).
The installation is now open to Mission Essential Personnel only through the weekend.
This has been a devastating week for our Navy family. Our hearts break for those who lost their lives in Pensacola and the wrenching pain it causes their loved ones. When tragedy hits, as it did today, and Wednesday in Pearl Harbor, it is felt by all.
Two Department of Defense civilians died following a shooting at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam on Dec. 4. The shooter, a Navy Sailor assigned to USS Columbia (SSN 771), died from self—inflicted gunshot wound.
Our entire Navy and Marine Corps team is struck and deeply saddened by the attacks within our own naval family over the past several days.
11:00 a.m. EST: The Navy is aware of reports of an active shooter at Naval Air Station Pensacola. The base is currently on lockdown. More information will be released on Navy.mil and social media as facts can be confirmed.
Amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) joined the U.S. 7th Fleet forward—deployed amphibious force in Sasebo, Dec. 6, after transiting the Pacific Ocean from its former homeport of San Diego.
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Gilday spoke on a panel at the U.S. Naval Institute's 13th annual Defense Forum held at the Newseum, Dec. 5.
Joint Base Pearl Harbor—Hickam security forces have responded to a reported shooting at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard.