PCU Colorado (SSN 788)

  About the Boat When and where is the commissioning ceremony? The commissioning ceremony will be held at Naval Submarine Base New London on March 17, 2018. How many other submarines does the U.S. Navy currently have? There are currently three classes of SSNs (attack submarines) in service; the Los Angeles, Sea Wolf and Virginia …

Department of the Navy Fiscal Year 19 Budget

By Rear Admiral Brian “Lex” Luther Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Budget Today the 2019 budget request for the Department of the Navy (DON) was submitted to Congress. The $194.1 billion (Base + Overseas Contingency Operations) strategy-driven budget submission reflects the DON’s effort to build the Navy the Nation Needs and the U.S. …

Navy Recruit Graduation: Feb. 9, 2018

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of Recruit Training Command’s graduation, Pass-In-Review. It is a formal military ceremony that honors a Sailor’s hard work and dedication to a new way of life. Pass-In-Review also ties together the future of the Navy with our long-held naval traditions and customs. Read how Recruit Training Command transforms civilians …

Keeping Our Sights on Target: A Strategic Vision for Energy Security

By John Kliem P.E., CEM, Executive Director of the Resilient Energy Program Office The Navy was challenged in 2017 to navigate changing seas of reduced resources. We faced evolving threats from potential enemies, new and old, and were required to keep pace with our adversaries’ technological advances while continuing to ensure the Department of the …

Navy Recruit Graduation: February 2, 2018

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of Recruit Training Command’s graduation, Pass-In-Review. It is a formal military ceremony that honors a Sailor’s hard work and dedication to a new way of life. Pass-In-Review also ties together the future of the Navy with our long-held naval traditions and customs. Read how Recruit Training Command transforms civilians …

Time Well Spent

By Adm. Bill Moran Vice Chief of Naval Operations I recently completed an energizing trip to Surface Warfare Officers School (SWOS) in Newport, Rhode Island, to get a first-hand look at how Surface Warriors are taught and gain important insights into what instructors and students feel are important to the future of the Surface Force. …

Time Well Spent

By Adm. Bill Moran Vice Chief of Naval Operations I recently completed an energizing trip to Surface Warfare Officers School (SWOS) in Newport, Rhode Island, to get a first-hand look at how Surface Warriors are taught and gain important insights into what instructors and students feel are important to the future of the Surface Force. …