June 18, 2018
USS Truman Sailors Feel the Heat During Damage Control Drills
MEDITERRANEAN SEA —
A heat stress casualty is an umbrella term encompassing three types of heat injuries: heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke. With the USS Harry S. Truman’s sailors operating at sea during the summer months, the increase in temperature raises the chance of heat injuries.
June 12, 2018
Commander Describes Exercise Trident Juncture Effort, Planning
More than 40,000 personnel from 30 NATO and partner countries will demonstrate their ability to defend an ally in the event of an attack during Exercise Trident Juncture 2018, the commander of the exercise said.
June 11, 2018
Leaders, Celebrities Salute ‘Inspirational’ 2018 DoD Warrior Games
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. —
The 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games, described by a senior Air Force leader as ‘absolutely’ successful and inspirational, drew to a close at the U.S. Air Force Academy.
June 7, 2018
U.S., Egyptian Navy Vessels Perform Maneuvering Drills
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS —
The guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill and the Egyptian navy’s frigate El Suez participated in a passing exercise, with the commanding officer of Winston S. Churchill, exchanging greetings with the Egyptian frigate’s leadership before the two ships conducted an exchange of liaison officers and performed maneuvering drills.
June 6, 2018
Retired Sailor, Wife Enjoy Camaraderie at DoD Warrior Games
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. —
For retired Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Anthony Diele and his wife, Carolina, the Department of Defense Warrior Games are more than just a competition for medals, it's a place to celebrate camaraderie and help others to keep fighting through injuries.
June 1, 2018
Face of Defense: Sailors Balance Service With Motherhood
ATLANTIC OCEAN —
Some people may believe being a mother and a sailor - with the possibility of duties away from home for months at a time - would be an impossible feat. However, two sailors not only make the impossible happen every day, but also find being a mom in the Navy can be very rewarding.
May 30, 2018
Face of Defense: Former Recording Artist Pursues Career as Military Doctor
BETHESDA, Md. —
Former contemporary Christian singer-songwriter Paden Smith once sought to heal others with his music and lyrics. Now he's on his way to medical school. Smith, who has served as a Navy linguist, will begin studies this summer at the F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.
May 29, 2018
USS Manchester Commissioned as Navy's Newest Surface Ship
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. —
The littoral combat ship USS Manchester was commissioned as the Navy’s newest surface combatant vessel during a ceremony in Portsmouth, N.H.
May 24, 2018
Navy SEAL Receives Medal of Honor for Afghanistan Actions in 2002
President Donald J. Trump presented the Medal of Honor to retired Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Britt K. Slabinski for his actions during the Battle of Roberts Ridge in Afghanistan in 2002.
Navy Divers Showcase Skills at New York Aquarium
NEW YORK —
Navy divers interacted with fish and showcased their underwater skills for the public at the New York Aquarium in Brooklyn as part of Fleet Week, an annual salute to the sea services