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 …

Dorie Miller’s Legacy: Inspiration for all U.S. Navy Sailors and all Americans

By Rear Adm. John Fuller Commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific The story of Dorie Miller is inspiring for all Sailors and all Americans. In honor of African American History Month, let’s consider what his legacy means for all of us. Mess Attendant Third Class Doris “Dorie” Miller was ready, willing …

Ships Named Enterprise: For More Than 240 Years, They’ve Boldly Served America’s Navy

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Eric Lockwood Naval History and Heritage Command, Communication and Outreach Division During the Dec. 1, 2012 inactivation ceremony of CVN-65, the eighth U.S. Navy ship to bear the name Enterprise, then-Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced the legacy of “Big E” would continue, officially naming the third Gerald …

Zumwalt Crew Returning Honor for Namesake’s Long time Aide-de-Camp

Before USS Zumwalt’s commissioning, Peter Spiro, son of retired Col. Michael Spiro, delivered an urn containing his father’s ashes aboard DDG-1000, Oct. 14. Col. Spiro, who was the long time aide-de-camp of Adm. Elmo Zumwalt, escorted Zumwalt’s remains home following his death Jan. 2, 2000. Following the ship’s commissioning, Zumwalt’s crew will return the honor …