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Navy Updates Wear of Earrings and Ball Caps for Women

21 June 2017 - 5:16pm
Wednesday, the Navy released NAVADMIN 146/17, which announces several uniform changes that are effective immediately.

New High Year Tenure Policy for E—4 through E—6 Announced

21 June 2017 - 1:32pm
The Navy is increasing its High Year Tenure policy for active component and Full Time Support E—4 through E—6 Sailors by two years in an effort to improve sea duty manning, the service announced Wednesday in NAVADMIN 143/17.

Chief of Naval Personnel Visits Pacific Northwest

20 June 2017 - 8:49pm
This week, the Navy's top personnel officer is visiting Navy recruiters in Portland, Oregon, as well as Sailors assigned to Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) in Washington.

Navy Incentivizes the PRT for Sailors

20 June 2017 - 1:13pm
The Navy announced several changes Tuesday to its Physical Readiness Program in NAVADMIN 141/17, including an incentive for Sailors to validate one physical readiness test (PRT) each year based on their fitness performance.

The US and Philippine Navies Will Participate in the Maritime Training Activity Sama Sama

19 June 2017 - 6:53pm
The U.S. and Philippine navies will participate in the Maritime Training Activity Sama Sama June 19—25 in the vicinity of Cebu.

Statement from Acting Secretary of the Navy Sean Stackley

18 June 2017 - 11:41pm
We are all deeply saddened by the tragic loss of our fellow shipmates as a result of Friday's collision between USS Fitzgerald and a commercial container ship, and our thoughts and prayers are with their families.

U.S. Navy Identifies 7 Deceased Fitzgerald Sailors

18 June 2017 - 11:30pm
The remains of seven Sailors previously reported missing were located in flooded berthing compartments, after divers gained access to the spaces, June 18, that were damaged when USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) was involved in a collision with the Philippine—flagged merchant vessel ACX Crystal.

Coalition Defends Partner Forces from Syrian Fighter Jet Attack

18 June 2017 - 11:17pm
At approximately 4:30 p.m. Syria time, June 18, Pro—Syrian regime forces attacked the Syrian Democratic Forces—held town of Ja'Din, South of Tabqah, wounding a number of SDF fighters and driving the SDF from the town.

Vice Adm. Aucoin Holds Press Conference about USS Fitzgerald Collision

18 June 2017 - 2:27pm
The following are U.S. 7th Fleet Commander Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin's prepared remarks for a press conference held June 18 at Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, about the collision of USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) with a merchant vessel June 17.

Number of USS Fitzgerald Sailors' Remains Found

18 June 2017 - 2:32am
A number of Sailors' remains that were missing from the collision between USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) and a merchant ship have been found.

USS Fitzgerald Returns to Yokosuka

17 June 2017 - 12:37pm
USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62), aided by tug boats, returned to Yokosuka at 6:15 p.m. this evening.

U.S. — Japan SAR Efforts Continue for 7 Missing Fitzgerald Sailors

17 June 2017 - 12:00pm
Search and rescue efforts continue by U.S. and Japanese aircraft and surface vessels in the hopes of recovering seven USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) Sailors.

UPDATE — USS Fitzgerald involved in collision

16 June 2017 - 8:57pm
USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) was involved in a collision with a merchant vessel at approximately 2:30 a.m. local time, June 17, while operating about 56 nautical miles southwest of Yokosuka, Japan.

U.S. Naval War College Graduates 1,502 in Ceremony

16 June 2017 - 5:45pm
U.S. Naval War College (NWC), Newport, RI, graduated 1,502 students during a ceremony held June 16 at Dewey Field on board Naval Station Newport in Newport, Rhode Island.

Results of Comprehensive Review of Physiological Episodes Released

15 June 2017 - 9:01pm
The Navy released the results of a comprehensive review conducted to determine the causes of and recommendations to eliminate physiological episodes (PEs) within Naval Aviation June 15.

Missing USS Shiloh (CG67) Sailor Found Alive

15 June 2017 - 3:04pm
The USS Shiloh (CG 67) Sailor missing since June 8, has been found alive aboard the ship.

CTF 150 Makes Record Number of Drug Busts in Four Months

14 June 2017 - 7:39pm
In a four—month span, Combined Task Force (CTF) 150 of the Bahrain—based Combined Maritime Forces has proven itself a formidable force against narcotics trafficking, with 10 drug seizures totaling over 3,300 kilograms of heroin, cocaine, cannabis resin and hashish since March.

Fleet Design, National Security Focuses of Naval War College Forum

14 June 2017 - 7:37pm
U.S. Naval War College (NWC) Newport, Rhode Island hosted the 68th Current Strategy Forum (CSF) this week bringing together national security experts from the military, academics, government and private industry to explore wide—ranging issues of national and international importance.

USS Sterett Arrives in Zhanjiang, China

14 June 2017 - 12:05pm
The Arleigh Burke—class guided—missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) arrived in Zhanjiang, China, June 12, 2017, for a scheduled port visit.

DoN SAPRO Hosts Department of the Navy Sexual Assault and Prevention Conference

13 June 2017 - 10:42pm
More than 300 leaders of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) community, including coordinators, civilian victim advocates, SAPR officers, and deployed resiliency counselors, gathered in Orlando June 12 for a four—day conference designed to develop new ways to prevent sexual assault.

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