US NAVY

Navy Recognizes NAVSUP with Awards for Human Resources and EEO Community Excellence

MECHANICSBURG, Pennsylvania - Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Norfolk in Norfolk, Virginia, and NAVSUP Business System Center (BSC) in Mechanicsburg received Human Resources (HR) and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Community Support Team/Group Awards as part of the 2020 Department of the Navy (DoN) HR and EEO Community Awards for Excellence, April 7.

Destroyer Squadron 60 Embarks USS Roosevelt

SOUDA BAY, Greece - Capt. Joseph Gagliano, Commodore, Destroyer Squadron 60 (DESRON 60) and Commander, Task Force 65 (CTF 65), embarked the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80), April 14, 2021.

USS Nitze Conducts Change of Command

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Cmdr. Houssain “Sam” Sareini relieved Cmdr. Donald J. Curran III as the commanding officer of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) during an Apr. 9 change of command ceremony. The ceremony took place aboard the ship at National Steel and Shipbuilding Company Shipyard in Portsmouth, Va.

NPS, U.S. Coast Guard R&D Center to Jointly Research Maritime Solutions

MONTEREY, Calif. - As a result of the Tri-Service Maritime Strategy (TSMS) released in December, which underscored the need for joint cooperation in today’s security environment, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in Monterey, Calif. and the U.S. Coast Guard Research and Development Center (RDC) in New London, Conn. agreed to a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Apr. 14 extending their previous three-year direct collaboration on joint research projects and exchanges to five more years.

NPS,U.S. Coast Guard R&D Center to Jointly Research Maritime Solutions

MONTEREY, Calif. - As a result of the Tri-Service Maritime Strategy (TSMS) released in December, which underscored the need for joint cooperation in today’s security environment, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in Monterey, Calif. and the U.S. Coast Guard Research and Development Center (RDC) in New London, Conn. agreed to a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Apr. 14 extending their previous three-year direct collaboration on joint research projects and exchanges to five more years.

Underwater Construction Team 1 Conducts Arctic Training in Greenland

THULE AIR BASE, Greenland - High above the Arctic Circle, surrounded by thousands of miles of ice and snow, Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 1 went to work. While the nation’s adversaries continually look to the Arctic as a new gray zone battleground, the Naval Construction Force (NCF) proved they can operate there, too.

Underwater Construction Team 1 Conducts Artic Training in Greenland

THULE AIR BASE, Greenland - High above the Arctic Circle, surrounded by thousands of miles of ice and snow, Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 1 went to work. While the nation’s adversaries continually look to the Arctic as a new gray zone battleground, the Naval Construction Force (NCF) proved they can operate there, too.

U.S. Coast Guard Cutters Conduct First Stop in U.S. Sixth Fleet

NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain - The Legend-class national security cutter (NSC) USCGC Hamilton (WMSL 753), the flagship of the Coast Guard’s fleet, with the Sentinel-class fast response cutters USCGC Charles Moulthrope (WPC 1141) and USCGC Robert Goldman (WPC 1142), completed a stop for fuel at Naval Station Rota, April 14, 2021.

NAVSUP, Mission Partners support Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group’s Preparation for Operation Inherent Resolve

SIGONELLA, Italy - The Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (IKE CSG) is a multiplatform team of ships, aircraft and more than 5,000 Sailors, capable of carrying out a wide variety of missions around the globe. It brings multi-mission capable platforms to the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations with strike, ballistic missile defense, and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capabilities.

DESIGN, TRAIN, MOBILIZE: Transforming our Navy Reserve for Great Power Competition

WASHINGTON - Over the last twenty years the Navy Reserve has accomplished much, all the while optimizing reserve equities to thrive in a post-9/11 conflict. And yet today we recognize that expecting to fight tomorrow’s conflict with today’s tactics, force structure and assets is a fool’s errand. To that end, we are now, and will remain, unambiguously focused on warfighting readiness as outlined in the Navy Reserve Fighting Instructions 2020. 

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