Wrongfully Posting Intimate Images Leads to Administrative Separation:
Seven Things to Know
Effective immediately, personnel who wrongfully distribute or broadcast intimate images in violation of Article 1168 of U.S. Navy Regulations will face mandatory administrative separation processing, the Navy announced in NAVADMIN 119/17, May 16.
Honoring Our Father's Legacy
Two sons whose strength and courage lie rooted in memories of their dad
How does a man honor a father he knows more from other people's memories than from personal experience? How does a man honor a father who looms so large in his thoughts and dreams, yet who occupied so little time in his life?
Homeport leaders remember the aftermath of USS Stark attack
Sunday, May 17, 1987, was quiet and sleepy on Naval Station Mayport, Florida. Families probably went to church, to the beach or the playground. They caught up on their chores. They prepared for the week ahead.
Journey to Japan
Food of the Far East
You're up for orders and there are opportunities for you to be stationed almost any place around the globe. One such place is Japan.
Journey to Japan
A Sailor's love of martial arts
You're up for orders and there are several opportunities for you to be stationed almost any place around the globe. One such place is Japan.
Happy Birthday, Naval Aviation
Four Key Moments in the Early History of Naval Flight
A hastily constructed 120-foot platform stretched off the hulking cruiser USS Pennsylvania (ACR 4), forming a crude runway high above the choppy waters of the San Francisco Bay.
Battle of the Coral Sea
Laying the Foundation for Pacific Dominance
Billows of dark grey smoke filled the Hawaiian skies. With ships toppled over and aircraft in ruins, it was like a grave site. At about 8:10 that morning, Dec. 7, 1941, the Japanese had dropped a 1,800-bomb through the deck of the battle ship USS Arizona (BB 39).
Five Things to Know: Sharing of Intimate Images
Acting Secretary of the Navy Sean J. Stackley released All Navy Message (ALNAV) 021/17 on April 18, adding Article 1168 to Navy Regulations, which prohibits some types of nonconsensual image sharing.
The Suez Canal
Five Things You Should Know
The sun hasn't yet peaked over the horizon, but ships are already busy with life readying to transit one of the engineering marvels of the sea: The Suez Canal.
Fueling the fleet
Without blood pumping, animals can't live. Without fuel, aircraft don't fly. Take a firsthand look at the "grapes" aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) as they conduct fueling operations at sea.
Sailors Against Sexual Harassment (SASHA)
SASHA organization helps fight sexual assault and harassment
A Sailor-led and Sailor-driven grassroots organization, Sailors Against Sexual Harassment and Assault (SASHA), brings new and innovative ways to help end sexual harassment and assault at Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB), Washington, and in the surrounding community.
FY 18 Active Duty E-8 Quotas Released
Do you think you made it?
The Navy released quotas for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 active duty E-8 board that convened in Millington, Tennessee.
Trust is Everything:
Chaplains serving the fleet
When you see or hear the word "chaplain," the usual association is religion. Rear Adm. Margaret Kibben, chief of chaplains, explains that professional naval chaplaincy includes both religious and other kinds of support, even after a traumatic event, like a sexual assault.
Living with Traumatic Brain Injury
The last Sailor of the day holds an anti-tank rocket (AT4) launcher on his shoulder, pointing the business-end down range, ready for the order to loose its might with the push of a button.
Doolittle and His Raiders Pt. 2:
A One-Way Trip
USS Hornet (CV 8) steamed out of San Francisco Bay, April 2, 1942, with 16 modified B-25 Mitchell bombers and about 200 men led by Lt. Col. James "Jimmy" Doolittle.
The Final Test
COMPTUEX aboard USS George H.W. Bush
Composite training unit exercise, or COMPTUEX, is the last task between a ship's crew and finally setting sail for deployment.
Doolittle and His Raiders Pt. 1:
80 Brave Men and Shangri-la
The deck of USS Hornet (CV 8), code named "Shangri-la," pitched and rolled in the swells of the Western Pacific Ocean. Sixteen B-25B Mitchell medium bombers were preparing for a historic takeoff - 467 feet and no room for error.
The Difference Starts With You
April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month
April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM). While sexual assault awareness and prevention are year-round efforts, SAAPM is a time when both military and civilian organizations engage their communities to identify and strengthen the roles that individuals and institutions play in combatting sexual assault.
Where One Sailor Stands Alone
Lone Sailor Fort Lauderdale
A Sailor stands tall and strong in the heat of the South Florida sun. He seems to pause in his march along a red brick path to look out across a river. This Sailor embodies honor, courage and commitment. Standing a quiet but vital watch, this "Lone Sailor" represents all Sailors - past, present and future.
Convoy Security Element
Training Together, Protecting Each Other
It's four in the morning at Camp Shelby, Miss., and Builder Constructionman Richard Starcher wakes up to beeps from his watch. He rubs his tired eyes and glances over at his gear.
From First Class to the Deck Plates
Being a leader is a never ending process of growth and development. In the 124 years of the chief petty officer rank, good leadership is one key to molding good Sailors.
Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Reporting Options:
6 Things You Need to Know
April 2017 is designated as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. This year's theme is "Protecting Our People Protects Our Mission. The Difference Starts with You. Step Up and Step In to Stop Sexual Assault."
The Navy in the Great War: The U.S. Joins World War I
A time of technological innovation
Throughout World War I, then known as the Great War, German U-boats stalked the U.S. coastline, playing cat-and-mouse with passenger and merchant ships that crossed the Atlantic to supply the Allies.
Sailor shaped by service, boxing applies mindset of fighter to life
When asked who he is, Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Benjamin Dobbs uses two words: Sailor and fighter.
FY-18 Active Duty E-9 Quotas Released
Find out how many Sailors will advance to E-9
On Monday, the Navy released quotas for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 active duty E-9 board that convened in Millington, Tennessee.
Keep What You Earned
April designated as Alcohol Awareness Month
According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, about 88,000 people die from alcohol-related causes annually, making alcohol the fourth leading preventable cause of death in the United States.
"50 Years of Leadership"
MCPON rank turns 50
Fifty years ago, "All Hands" magazine highlighted 11 men as the "cream of the crop," calling them the top enlisted men of the Navy.
Providing Aid and Care Around the World
The floating hospital
It stands taller than a 10-story building, its towering white hull casting a shadow wherever it sails. Beneath the skin, the 894-foot vessel is virtually indistinguishable from a modern medical facility with 1,000 hospital beds and 12 operating rooms.
Breaking Barriers, Part 2:
The Raye Montague Story
Raye Jordan Montague was breaking the rules. She wasn't supposed to use the computer.
Breaking Barriers, Part 1
The Raye Montague Story
Seven-year-old Raye Jordan gasped with excitement, her eyes wide with delight, as she held on tight to her grandfather's hand. She had never seen anything like the small German submarine before.