USS Somerset: Tribute to Strength and Courage Aboard 9/11 United Flight 93

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, crew and passengers boarded United Airlines Flight 93 expecting to land in San Francisco later that day. Instead, at 10:03 a.m., Flight 93 was brought down to its final resting spot in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. The actions of the flight’s passengers prevented terrorist hijackers from reaching their destination. Gordon Felt’s brother, Ed, …

USS Somerset: Tribute to Strength and Courage Aboard 9/11 United Flight 93

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, crew and passengers boarded United Airlines Flight 93 expecting to land in San Francisco later that day. Instead, at 10:03 a.m., Flight 93 was brought down to its final resting spot in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. The actions of the flight’s passengers prevented terrorist hijackers from reaching their destination. Gordon Felt’s brother, Ed, …

Celebrating Navy Week in the Twin Cities

America’s Twin Cities, Minneapolis/St. Paul, hosted members of the U.S. Navy during Navy Week July 17-23. Navy Weeks serve as our principal outreach effort into areas of the country without a significant Navy presence.  The program is designed to help Americans understands that their Navy is deployed around the work, around the clock, ready to …

USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) Commissioning Ceremony

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of the July 22 commissioning of the future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78). Live video from Naval Station Norfolk, Va., is scheduled to begin 10 a.m. (EST). President Donald J. Trump will deliver the ceremony’s principal address. Susan Ford Bales, Ford’s daughter, serves as the ship’s sponsor. CVN-78 …

Faces of the Fleet

“Faces of the Fleet” is a collection of images of Sailors serving our country in the greatest and most technologically advanced Navy in the world. These fine men and women are leading from the deck plates and completing missions around the globe. This is your fleet and these are your Sailors! GO NAVY! Sailors proudly …

Faces of the Fleet

“Faces of the Fleet” is a collection of images of Sailors serving our country in the greatest and most technologically advanced Navy in the world. These fine men and women are leading from the deck plates and completing missions around the globe. This is your fleet and these are your Sailors! GO NAVY! Sailors proudly …

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 …