March 8, 2017
Senior Enlisted Military Advisors Call for Budget Certainty
The military's senior enlisted members testified about quality of life issues and advocated for budget certainty to maintain military superiority and recruit and retain the best people, during a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing.
March 3, 2017
Remembering Navy WAVES During Women’s History Month
NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md. —
In 1942, President Franklin Roosevelt signed the Navy Women’s Reserve Act into law, creating what was commonly known as the WAVES -- Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service -- a division of the U.S. Navy created during World War II to free up male personnel for sea duty.
March 2, 2017
Trump Calls for 12-Carrier Navy, Promises Rebuilt Military
As he viewed the soon-to-be commissioned USS Gerald R. Ford in Virginia, President Donald J. Trump said the proud dignity of the ship is a fitting tribute to Gerald Ford – the man and the president.
Feb. 28, 2017
Continuing Promise Mission Provides Aid in Honduras
TRUJILLO, Honduras —
Continuing Promise 2017 made a stop in Honduras to conduct civil-military operations including humanitarian assistance, training engagements and medical, dental, and veterinary support in an effort to show U.S. support and commitment to Central and South America.
Feb. 24, 2017
Program Connects Navy, Marine Vets to Energy Field Internships
ARLINGTON, Va. —
The Energy System Technology Evaluation Program, or ESTEP, began four years ago as a way to train veteran sailors and Marines in energy careers while helping meet warfighter energy demands through advanced internships in energy fields.
U.S. Marines, Omani Soldiers Begin Exercise Sea Soldier 17
SALALAH, Oman —
Exercise Sea Soldier 17, led by U.S. Naval Forces Central Command and hosted by the Royal Army of Oman, is an annual, two-week-long bilateral exercise designed to enhance communication and coordination between U.S. and Omani forces, build mutual warfighting capability and support long-term regional cooperation.
Maritime Commanders Discuss Sea Service Priorities
The senior officers of the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard discussed topics including “great power” competition, people and equipment and media relations at the West 2017 Naval Conference in San Diego.
Face of Defense: Navy Corpsman Steps Closer To Life’s Goal
PORTSMOUTH, Va. —
Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Sutarto Soeng, a hospital corpsman, was recently told that his name was on the list for the Medical Enlisted Commissioning Program, and he will receive the opportunity to achieve one of his lifelong dreams -- to become a Navy nurse.
Feb. 22, 2017
Carderock's MAKE Lab: One Year Later
WEST BETHESDA, Md. —
Since opening its doors, the Manufacturing, Knowledge and Education -- or MAKE -- Lab has attracted a wide variety of employees across Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division who are curious about the 3-D printing process and its application to Navy programs.
Jan. 25, 2017
President Announces Navy Secretary Nominee
President Donald J. Trump announced his intention to nominate Philip Bilden, a business leader, former military intelligence officer and Naval War College cybersecurity leader, as the 76th secretary of the Navy.