|CHANCELLORSVILLE SAILOR SELECTED FOR 2016 COPERNICUS AWARD
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) – A Sailor assigned to the Ticonderoga class guided-missile cruiser, USS Chancellorsville (CG 62), was recognized as a winner of the 2016 Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Copernicus Award, Dec. 27.
Elite cadre of SWOs to become WTIs
Lt. Brittany Hubbard, warfare tactics instructor (WTI) assigned to the Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (SMWDC), explains the WTI
MCPON Visits USS Jackson LCS 6
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Steven S. Giordano visited littoral combat ship USS Jackson (LCS 6)...
Sea Control First
Our Navy must control the sea to project power anywhere around the globe. Yet despite the primacy of sea control to all other naval operations and to our nation’s security, we struggle at times to define “this wonderful and mysterious power,” not only to the public but also to ourselves. It is important to get the terms right, as it is only then that we can shape the path to our return to sea control.
Sailor of the Month Stands Out in the Dark
SOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) – The sun shines off the water as the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) glides across the South China Sea. Sailors are strewn across the ship, working in their various spaces. Some Sailors enjoy the moderate temperatures outside, while others are hard at work in the dark rooms within the skin of the ship.
Navy Tests Surface-to-Surface Missile for LCS Module
Program Executive Office for Littoral Combat Ships (PEO LCS) successfully completed a restrained firing test of the Longbow Hellfire missile for the LCS Surface-to-Surface Missile Module (SSMM), the Navy announced Oct. 6.
Surface Forces Train to Meet the Cyber threat
As he arrived aboard USS Comstock (LSD 42), Cmdr. Wilfredo Cruzbaez proceeded to the amphibious dock landing ship’s version of Radio Shack where he met with cybersecurity workforce personnel.
Indeed, There are ‘Ratcatchers’ Among Us…
Those who follow naval history will note the recently marked 100th anniversary of the Battle of Jutland—a story masterfully told by Dr. Andrew Gordon in his book, Rules of the Game.
What is a 'Ratcatcher?'
The term [ratcatcher] appears to have been in currency at the time of the First World War. It is best defined by the characteristics that a ratcatcher may (or may not) possess.
Pearl Harbor: Navy Action Reports Tell the Story
As the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor nears three-quarters of a century, a dwindling number of people are alive who remember the shock, horror and heroism that turned a Sunday morning into “a day of infamy.”
Zumwalt Speaks! Selections from the Z-Grams
Elmo R. Zumwalt Jr., a U.S. Navy admiral whose naval career extended from World War II to the Vietnam War, was the youngest admiral to serve as chief of naval operations (CNO).
USS Zumwalt Holds Change of Command
The Navy’s newest, most advanced warship, USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), graced the pier, it’s two big guns, normally hidden away, extended out of the turrets like arms , graceful and powerful.
PACSAG Integrates, Strengthens Force
As three destroyers, USS Momsen (DDG 92), USS Decatur (DDG 73) and USS Spruance (DDG 111) sailed west last April as the inaugural Pacific Surface Action Group (PACSAG)
Dambusters Conduct Change of Command
NAVAL AIR FACILITY ATSUGI (NAF), Japan (NNS) –Cmdr. Ryan S. Jackson assumed command of the “Dambusters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 195 from Cmdr. Guy M. Snodgrass at Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi, Japan, Dec. 16.
USS Mustin (DDG 89) Arrives in Cam Ranh International Port
CAM RANH INTERNATIONAL PORT, Vietnam (NNS) – The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) arrived in Cam Ranh International Port today for a routine technical stop that highlights the strong historic, community, and military connections between Vietnam and the United States.
USS Shiloh Hosts Tiger Day Cruise
YOKOSUKA, Japan (Nov. 22, 2016) – Students from Yokosuka Middle School and other Japanese and American civilian guests spent a day at sea while aboard the Ticonderoga class guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG-67) Nov. 22.
USS Zumwalt Arrives in San Diego
SAN DIEGO (Dec. 8, 2016) — Rear Adm. John Wade, commander Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center, delivers the opening remarks to local San Diego media during the welcoming ceremony for USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) at Naval Base San Diego.
Makin Island ARG 11th MEU Enters US 5th Fleet
INDIAN OCEAN - The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations after concluding operations in U.S.