Your Navy Operating Forward – Antarctica, Thailand, South China Sea

Right now your Navy is 100 percent on watch around the globe helping to preserve the American way of life. Whether it be operating and training off the coast of Spain or forward deployed to the Arabian Gulf, the flexibility and presence provided by our U.S. naval forces provides national leaders with great options for …

OOD Competency Checks: Obtaining a Fix on Fleet Navigation, Seamanship and Shiphandling

By Capt. Scott Robertson Commanding officer, Surface Warfare Officers School Command In the wake of the 2017 fatal collisions involving USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) and USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62), now is the time to assess surface warfare officers’ individual training and certifications to ensure we have it right, adjust as necessary and identify …

OOD Competency Checks: Obtaining a Fix on Fleet Navigation, Seamanship and Shiphandling

By Capt. Scott Robertson Commanding officer, Surface Warfare Officers School Command In the wake of the 2017 fatal collisions involving USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) and USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62), now is the time to assess surface warfare officers’ individual training and certifications to ensure we have it right, adjust as necessary and identify …

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. …

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! Navy Life …

Your Navy Operating Forward – Sasebo, Egypt, Aegean Sea

Right now your Navy is 100 percent on watch around the globe helping to preserve the American way of life. Whether it be operating and training off the coast of Spain or forward deployed to the Arabian Gulf, the flexibility and presence provided by our U.S. naval forces provides national leaders with great options for …

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 …

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. …

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 …