Navy Auditability Leads to Victory in War

By Under Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly  At the end of May 1942, the ships of Task Force 17 and Task Force 16 steamed toward their rendezvous near the remote island of Midway. Rallying the U.S. Navy’s last remaining aircraft carriers, Hornet, Enterprise and Yorktown, Adm. Chester Nimitz sent his unforgettable orders, instructing Read more about Navy Auditability Leads to Victory in War[…]

Under Secretary Modly’s Remarks at U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2018 Graduation

The following are Under Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly’s  remarks for the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2018’s graduation and commissioning ceremony in Annapolis, Md., May 25. Mr. President, members of Congress, Admiral Richardson, General Walters, Vice Admiral Carter, distinguished guests, faculty and staff of this national treasure of an institution. To the parents, Read more about Under Secretary Modly’s Remarks at U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2018 Graduation[…]

Under Secretary Modly’s Remarks at Master Chief Slabinski’s Induction into Pentagon Hall of Heroes

The following are Under Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly’s remarks for Medal of Honor recipient Master Chief Britt Slabinski’s induction into Pentagon Hall of Heroes May 25. Deputy Secretary Shanahan, Adm. Richardson, Dana, Master Chief of the Navy Giordano, Christina, Bryce, John, Meghan, military service members who are gathered here today, DoD civilians, families, Read more about Under Secretary Modly’s Remarks at Master Chief Slabinski’s Induction into Pentagon Hall of Heroes[…]

Under Secretary Modly’s Remarks at Naval Aviation Symposium

The following are Under Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly’s prepared remarks for the National Aviation Symposium at the National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola, Florida, May 10, 2018. Thank you for the kind introduction, and thank you for the honor of addressing you today at this Naval Aviation Symposium. I recognize that the path Read more about Under Secretary Modly’s Remarks at Naval Aviation Symposium[…]

Breaking the Mold

Below are Under Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly’s prepared remarks for the Breaking the Mold workshop at Naval War College, March 7. The purpose for the two-day workshop, sponsored by the under secretary of the Navy, was to engage top minds within the U.S. Navy and private sector academic and business partners on Read more about Breaking the Mold[…]

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