Farewell to a Legend and Shipmate: Sen. John S. McCain III Passes Away

By Elizabeth M. Collins Defense Media Activity Senator and retired Capt. John S. McCain III, former prisoner of war, passed away Aug. 25, 2018, at the age of 81. McCain had been battling an aggressive type of brain tumor known as a glioblastoma since at least the summer of 2017. Born in the Panama Canal Read more about Farewell to a Legend and Shipmate: Sen. John S. McCain III Passes Away[…]

Navy Recruit Graduation: August 24, 2018

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of Recruit Training Command’s graduation, Pass-In-Review. It is a formal military ceremony that honors a Sailor’s hard work and dedication to a new way of life. Pass-In-Review also ties together the future of the Navy with our long-held naval traditions and customs. Read how Recruit Training Command transforms civilians Read more about Navy Recruit Graduation: August 24, 2018[…]

Six Things You Need to Know about U.S. 2nd Fleet

From Commander, U.S. 2nd Fleet Public Affairs On Aug. 24, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson presided over the Commander, U.S. 2nd Fleet (C2F) establishment ceremony aboard USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) in Norfolk, Virginia. Vice Adm. Andrew “Woody” Lewis was confirmed by the Senate on June 28 to serve as the Read more about Six Things You Need to Know about U.S. 2nd Fleet[…]

U.S. 2nd Fleet Establishment Ceremony

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of the Commander, U.S. 2nd Fleet establishment ceremony that will take place Aug. 24 at 10 a.m. (EST) aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia. Adm. Chris Grady, commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, will host the ceremony in which Vice Adm. Read more about U.S. 2nd Fleet Establishment Ceremony[…]

Transatlantic Brücke: Bright Future Leaders for the Bundeswehr and NATO

By Adm. James G. Foggo III Commander, Allied Joint Force Command Naples Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe/Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Africa “How do we engage in dialogue and deter and defend?” asked the 18-year old German midshipman. This question was asked of me during the week of August 13th, when I was invited to speak Read more about Transatlantic Brücke: Bright Future Leaders for the Bundeswehr and NATO[…]

Your Navy Operating Forward – Sulu Sea, Black Sea, Bosphorus Strait

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 Read more about Your Navy Operating Forward – Sulu Sea, Black Sea, Bosphorus Strait[…]

Navy Recruit Graduation: August 17, 2018

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of Recruit Training Command’s graduation, Pass-In-Review. It is a formal military ceremony that honors a Sailor’s hard work and dedication to a new way of life. Pass-In-Review also ties together the future of the Navy with our long-held naval traditions and customs. Read how Recruit Training Command transforms civilians Read more about Navy Recruit Graduation: August 17, 2018[…]

To the Men and Women of NAS Oceana, Happy 75th Birthday!

By Capt. Chad P. Vincelette Commanding officer, Naval Air Station Oceana Victory in World War II remained in doubt when the U.S. Navy commissioned something it desperately needed 75 years ago – an East Coast Navy base to prepare aviators to fight. Naval Auxiliary Air Station Oceana was born on Aug. 17, 1943, out of Read more about To the Men and Women of NAS Oceana, Happy 75th Birthday![…]

Milwaukee Navy Week Celebrated

The ninth Navy Week of 2018 hosted America’s Navy during Milwaukee Navy Week August 6 -12 as both Sailors and residents interacted in a series of community outreach events.  The Navy Week program serves as the Navy’s principal outreach effort into areas of the country without a significant Navy presence.  The program is designed to help Americans Read more about Milwaukee Navy Week Celebrated[…]

Navy Recruit Graduation: August 10, 2018

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of Recruit Training Command’s graduation, Pass-In-Review. It is a formal military ceremony that honors a Sailor’s hard work and dedication to a new way of life. Pass-In-Review also ties together the future of the Navy with our long-held naval traditions and customs. Read how Recruit Training Command transforms civilians Read more about Navy Recruit Graduation: August 10, 2018[…]

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