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June 21, 2018

Sailor Overcomes Combat Injuries, Brings Home 8 Gold Medals From Warrior Games

Despite suffering serious injuries from an attack by a member of the Afghan security forces in 2014, Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Reina Hockenberry was determined to avoid a medical retirement and stay on active duty.

June 21, 2018

Annual Multilateral Pacific Partnership Mission Concludes

The 13th annual Pacific Partnership mission has concluded after completing mission stops in Japan and throughout South and Southeast Asia.

June 18, 2018

USS Truman Sailors Feel the Heat During Damage Control Drills

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

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

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

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

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

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

The littoral combat ship USS Manchester was commissioned as the Navy’s newest surface combatant vessel during a ceremony in Portsmouth, N.H.

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