WASHINGTON - The Navy’s newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, the future USS Oakland (LCS 24), will be commissioned at 10:00 a.m. PST on Saturday, April 17, 2021 in Oakland, California.
SAN DIEGO – The Navy begins its inaugural multi-domain manned and unmanned capabilities exercise April 19. The exercise will feature unmanned capabilities “Above the Sea, On the Sea and Below the Sea.”
Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Norfolk issued a multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contract with a total ceiling value of $99.8 million to small-business 8(a) vendors, April 1.
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Gilday and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Russ Smith visited Hampton Roads, Virginia to take part in a NATO Symposium, meet with Sailors in the region, and visit two of the area’s major shipyards, Apr. 14.
PENSACOLA, Fla. - Airman Nathan Burke, age 30, of Lubbock Texas, assigned as a student to Naval Aviation Schools Command, Pensacola, Fla. died at Baptist Hospital on Tuesday April, 13.
MILLINGTON, Tenn. – To help Americans stay connected to their Navy while staying safe at home for many events, the Navy Office of Community Outreach (NAVCO) will bring a virtual Navy Week to San Antonio, Texas Apr. 19-25.
MILLINGTON, Tenn. - The American Legion will present the Spirit of Service award to an enlisted member of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard during an in-person presentation tentatively scheduled for Aug. 2021.
NSA BAHRAIN, Bahrain - Egypt has become the 34th member of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), April 12.
NORFOLK, Va. - A new naval program now enables safety professionals throughout the Navy and Marine Corps to receive a certificate attesting they have completed the competency development training necessary to perform their duties
WASHINGTON - U.S. Navy Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Gilday conducted a video teleconference with Japan Chief of Staff Adm. Hiroshi Yamamura, April 13.
NORFOLK, Va. - The NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Norfolk Contracting Department recently awarded a $54 million contract to provide qualified mariner and logistical support to Training Support Vessel Squadron (TSVRON) ships as required by Carrier Strike Group FOUR (CSG-4).
Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas W. Harker visited commands, installations, and industrial construction and maintenance locations as part of a multi-state trip across the East Coast.
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday and his wife Linda released a video message for the Month of the Military Child, April 8.
DAHLGREN, Va. – Center for Surface Combat Systems (CSCS) has transferred deck training to Surface Warfare Schools Command (SWSC).
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday and Rear Adm. Aaron Beng Yao Cheng, Republic of Singapore Chief of Navy, conducted a phone call April 7, to discuss continued bilateral cooperation between the two navies.
SAN DIEGO – The Program Executive Office Integrated Warfare Systems 5.0 (PEO IWS 5.0) and Center for Surface Combat Systems (CSCS) are bringing four new Virtual Operator Trainers (VOTs) online.
PEARL HARBOR – The commanding officer of USS Hopper (DDG 70), Cmdr. Kathryn J. Dawley was relieved of her duties on 06 April 2021 due to a loss of confidence in her leadership.
PHILIPPINE SEA - The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) conducted a routine Taiwan Strait transit April 7 (local time) through international waters in accordance with international law.
The Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) has launched its NEXt Level Rewards program to give customers even more value and savings when they shop the NEX either in store or online.
WASHINGTON - Commander Naval Air Systems Vice Adm. Dean Peters relieved Rear Admiral. Trent Demoss, Commander Fleet Readiness Centers (COMFRC) of his duties, April 5, due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command.