Deputy Secretary Hicks has directed that all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, wear masks in indoor settings at Department of Defense installations and facilities in areas of substantial or high transmission, as defined by the CDC, to protect against rising COVID-19 cases.
TAIWAN STRAIT – The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65) conducted a routine Taiwan Strait transit July 28 (local time) through international waters in accordance with international law. The ship's transit through the Taiwan Strait demonstrates the U.S. commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific. The United States military flies, sails, and operates anywhere international law allows.
The Defense Department released Force Health Protection Guidance (Supplement 22) - Department of Defense Guidance for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Surveillance and Screening Testing.
Sailors unable to take leave due to COVID-19 restrictions now have extra time to use their leave.
SAN DIEGO - Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) announced the launch of the Navy’s first secret, commercial, cloud-enabled, development, security and operations (DevSecOps) pipeline, transforming how the Navy protects and manages access to data and applications across all mission areas.
BOISE, Idaho – Master-at-Arms First Class Allen Hillman died July 26, while hospitalized due to complications associated with COVID-19.
WASHINGTON – A group of U.S. Naval Research Laboratory scientists recently won the Assistant Secretary of the Navy Research, Development and Acquisition (RD&A) Dr. Delores M. Etter Top Scientists and Engineers for the Year 2021 Award in individual and team categories.
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - Active duty U.S. Navy Capt. Corby Ropp died on July 23, 2021 at Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina, due to COVID-19 related complications.
SOUTH CHINA SEA – Comprised of ships and personnel from three U.S. 7th Fleet task forces, Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Tulsa (LCS 16), Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100), and a detachment from Commander, Task Group (CTG) 75.1/Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5 joined together to form a Surface Action Group (SAG) while underway in the South China Sea.
NASA will host a variety of events and interactive opportunities celebrating the agency’s interns and their contributions to its missions in recognition of National Intern Day, held this year on Thursday, July 29.
From 156 million light-years away the heart of active galaxy IC 5063 reveals a mixture of bright rays and dark shadows coming from the blazing core, home of a supermassive black hole.
The Defense Department announced the launch of its long-running biennial Active Duty Spouse Survey. For the first time, every active-duty spouse will have an opportunity to provide feedback about their military life experience.
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Gilday travelled to Singapore July 27-28, to meet with the country’s senior defense leaders and take part in the International Maritime Security Conference (IMSC).
Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Dr. Colin Kahl hosted Iraqi Minister of Defense, His Excellency Juma’a Inad Saadoon al-Jaburi at the Pentagon.
PORT LOUIS, Seychelles - Rear Adm. Jeffrey Spivey, director, Maritime Partnership Program, U.S Naval Forces Europe-Africa, vice commander, U.S. Sixth Fleet, attended the official signing of the bilateral agreement between the United States and Seychellois Governments on Countering Illicit Transnational Maritime Activity Operations in conjunction with exercise Cutlass Express 21 on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at the Independence House Annex in Seychelles.
The department released the memo for the Force Health Protection Guidance (Supplement 15) Revision 2 - Department of Defense Guidance for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Laboratory Testing Services.
In 2020, authorized exchange and commissary shoppers who used the MILITARY STAR card—available exclusively to military members, retirees, Veterans and military dependents—saved the military community $28.7 million in banking transaction fees.
ARLINGTON, Va. - To better protect Sailors from steam leaks on nuclear-powered submarines, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) recently delivered new steam suits to crews of the USS Vermont and USS Indiana at Naval Submarine Base New London, Connecticut.
GAETA, Italy - USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) and embarked Sixth Fleet staff sailed from Gaeta to prepare for Large Scale Exercise (LSE) 2021, July 27.
MOMBASA, Kenya - Maritime forces from East Africa, West Indian Ocean nations, Europe, North America, and several international organizations began the multinational maritime exercise Cutlass Express 2021 (CE21) with an opening ceremony held at the Bandari Maritime Academy in Mombasa, Kenya, July 26, 2021.