Veteran receives Bronze Star with Valor for declassified mission
Not many people can say they served in three branches of the military, were involved in a war and two conflicts, provided care for a U.S. hostage for nine months in a foreign country and gave vital information that led to an Army "Delta Force" extraction.
People, Platforms, Power and Partnerships - The 4Ps and Why They Matter
Wounded Warriors Enjoy Recreational Sports Camp
Twelve seriously wounded, ill and injured Sailors and Coast Guardsmen took part in a recreational adaptive sports camp Aug. 1 - 3 at the Waterfront Athletic Complex at Naval Station Norfolk
An Honor and a Privilege
A unique ceremony for three Navy leaders
"We the people...," "I will support and defend...," "...bear true faith and allegiance...,"
Life of PT 305
Served Its Calling and Came Home
Many Sailors have a second and even a third career after their time in the Navy. Sometimes, so do the ships they served on. For PT 305, it's been a long journey from her days of naval service to the National World War II Museum in New Orleans.
Preparing for Civilian Life
How the Transition GPS Course helps Sailors and their families prepare for the change
Preparing for life as a civilian after years as a 24/7 Sailor is not an easy thing to do. Writing a resume, purchasing a wardrobe, searching through job listings and preparing for interviews is a far cry from man overboard drills, working parties, watchbills and underway schedules.
Career Orientation Training for Midshipmen 2013
NROTC midshipmen start summer training around the fleet
Midshipmen, Marines and officer candidates from the more than 60 Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) units trained at U.S. Naval bases, ships, submarines, squadrons and commands around the country.
Official Navy App is Now Available for Download
New mobile application provides Navy information on-the-go.
To upload the App to your device, please follow the links below:
Navy FitRep and Eval Changes
See How Command Climate Affects Your Eval
Navy fitness reports and evaluations continue to change as Navy priorities and requirements evolve; with each change comes a clear definition of what it takes to be a 5.0 Sailor. Now it will take more.
LCS Tags in Blue Crew
Gold Crew Flies Home after Successful Deployment
When the Littoral Combat Ship Freedom's gold crew returned home from deployment, it was on a plane, not a ship. Freedom remains deployed, swapping crew members instead of platforms.
CPO Reserve Results
Navy Chief Petty Officer Results are Out
Got a RAD Idea?
Navy Encourages Sailors to Become Part of the Solution
With tight budgets and even tighter timelines for what can seem like endless administrative requirements, the Navy launched a website in July that allowed Sailors and Navy civilians to share ideas for cutting down on the tasking and processes that have kept the fleet from putting war fighting first.
A Conversation With Rear Adm. Sean Buck
Q & A with the head of the 21st Century Sailor Office
Editor's note: Rear Adm. Sean Buck, the head of Navy's 21st Century Sailor office and the Navy's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) officer, took time Aug. 21 to answer questions from All Hands Magazine about his new assignment and the latest SAPR efforts in the Navy.
Taking a Break
How three Sailors used CIPP to accomplish their life goals
Legalman 2nd Class Nadine Williams always had dreams of becoming a lawyer.
Resurrection of a Bee
The story of how one construction battalion brought a naval icon back to life
The Bee's Knees - Excellent, of Highest Quality. Although there is no hard evidence to prove it, the phrase is said to have come from the process in which bees carry pollen back to the hive in sacs on their legs. The phrase alludes to the concentrated goodness to be found around a bee's knees.
NAS Oceana turns 70
70th Anniversary Celebrates History, Heritage of Oceana
In 1943, Franklin Roosevelt was president, the Pentagon was completed, first class stamps were 3 cents, the U.S. was in the middle of World War II, future rock star Mick Jagger was born, and on Aug. 17 of that year, Naval Auxiliary Air Station (NAAS) Oceana was commissioned to support the flight training of naval aviators heading off to war.
Still Flying High
A look at how the Blue Angels are still playing a key role in their community
Across America on most weekends between March and November there is a similar scene in at least five cities. Airports shut down and park 10,000 cars in the dirt. Military bases open their gates wide and ask the public to come on board. At the beach, there's something louder than a speedboat.
MA2 (EXW) Keith Danalewich & Doly the patrol dog
See how military canines supplement and enhance security forces.
Holding the Standard
MCPON Orders Stand Down for CPO 365 Phase II
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Mike Stevens ordered a two-day "all stop" to CPO 365 Phase II training to give the Chiefs Mess a chance to review his guidance and policies related to the training.
Finding His Roots
Reserve Sailor Returns to Roots in Philippines
The soles of his polished black boots hit each rung of the accommodation ladder with a clank. Each step is heavy with anticipation. He is departing from the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) to a place he hasn't been in 42 years and wasn't sure if he'd ever return to at all.
Conversation with Vice Adm. Bill Moran
Chief of Naval Personnel
Training Part of the Triad
Navy trains Sailors supporting America's nuclear deterrence force.
A vital component of the nation's nuclear deterrence watch is the E-6B Mercury Airborne Command Post. Its main mission is to provide a survivable communications link to the Navy's fleet of ballistic submarines.
One Team One Goal
We are all in this together
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) entered Dry Dock at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) June 27, to begin its scheduled Docking Planned Incremental Availability (DPIA).
Talking to No One
The story of one naval aviator who helped land the first autonomous unmanned aircraft aboard a carrier
Three and a half seconds. That's about the time it takes for the average person to put on their seatbelt and start their car.
FY14 Chief Results
Did you make the list?
USS Maine Officer Receives Piece of Submarine History
When Lt. j.g. Laura Martindale, one of the first women to qualify in submarines, completed her submarine warfare qualifications earlier this year on USS Maine, she knew she had earned the right to wear the traditional "dolphins" of a submariner.
Chief Petty Officer - ALL YEAR
CPO 365 Enters its Next Phase
With results recently released, petty officers first class both on and off the advancement list wait to see how CPO 360 will be affected. Along with them the CPO community also waits. Waits to see how the first year under the CPO 365 program will ultimately play out.
Talisman Saber 2013
More than 20 Ships, 100 Aircraft and 27,000 Personnel Participate
Henry Ford once said, "Coming together is the beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success."
Every Day in the Navy
Focus On Nimitz
Learn what motivates two Sailors on board USS Nimitz