USS John Finn (DDG 113) Commissioning Ceremony

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of the July 15 commissioning of the future USS John Finn (DDG 113). Live video from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, is scheduled to begin 4 p.m. EDT/ 10 a.m. HST. Adm. Harry Harris, Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Command, will deliver the commissioning ceremony’s principal address. Mrs. Laura Stavridis, the …

Fleet Week New York City 2017

Fleet Week New York City 2017 is underway! The city’s time-honored celebration of the sea services began May 24 when USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), USS Lassen (DDG 82), USS Monterey (CG 61), USS San Jacinto (CG 56) and USS Zephyr (PC 8) arrived as part of Fleet Week’s Parade of Ships. During its arrival, USS Kearsarge (LHD …

9 Things to Know about the 48th Annual EOD Memorial Ceremony

By Billy Martin Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal Public Affairs In honor of the 48th Annual Explosive Ordnance Disposal Memorial Ceremony, hosted by Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal, here are nine things to know about the significance of this annual ceremony to honor our military’s fallen EOD technicians. 1) This year, the EOD community from each …

Back to the Future: Office of Naval Intelligence at 135

By Rear Adm. Robert D. Sharp Commander, Office of Naval Intelligence You can’t change the direction of the wind, but you can adjust the sails to reach your destination. The Office of Naval Intelligence, the nation’s oldest intelligence organization, has successfully navigated the tides of time and the winds of change for 135 years. Our …

U.S. Navy Toughness: ‘Amazing Grace’ and namesake USS Hopper

By Rear Adm. John Fuller Commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific Our Navy continues to grow as a force, with our Sailors judged based on the content of the individual’s character, leadership and performance, not gender. Women’s History Month is an opportunity to consider how far we’ve come: Women and men …

U.S. Navy Toughness: ‘Amazing Grace’ and namesake USS Hopper

By Rear Adm. John Fuller Commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific Our Navy continues to grow as a force, with our Sailors judged based on the content of the individual’s character, leadership and performance, not gender. Women’s History Month is an opportunity to consider how far we’ve come: Women and men …