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 Illinois Joins U.S. Navy’s Silent Service

Our newest Virginia class submarine, USS Illinois (SSN 786), joined our fleet when it was commissioned Oct. 29 at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut.   Experience the ceremony below that was attended by more than 2,500 people and learn these five things you need to  know about the boat. .@CNORichardson: Around the globe, #USNavy …

Five Things to Know about USS Illinois (SSN 786)

The Virginia-class attack submarine USS Illinois (SSN 786) will be commissioned during a 11 a.m. ET ceremony at Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut, Oct. 29, 2016, which you can watch here on Navy Live or on the Navy’s Facebook page. Here are five things that you should know about the U.S. Navy’s newest fast attack submarine: …

Five Things to Know about USS Illinois (SSN 786)

The Virginia-class attack submarine USS Illinois (SSN 786) will be commissioned during a 11 a.m. ET ceremony at Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut, Oct. 29, 2016, which you can watch here on Navy Live or on the Navy’s Facebook page. Here are five things that you should know about the U.S. Navy’s newest fast attack submarine: …