In the Jungles of Cambodia
Looking towards the future and remembering the past
As the Seabee 75th Anniversary approaches, Builder Constructionman Glenn Vaca from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 5 remembers the past and looks towards the future as they help build facilities in the Svay Rieng Province in Cambodia.
Swimming to Save
An Opportunity this Sailor Never thought Possible
On a warm and sunny Florida day, Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) 1st Class Harrison Greenmaki sits in the hangar bay, his calm and humble presence doesn't reflect that of a seasoned naval rescue swimmer. The phrase 'you can't judge a book by its cover' is the only way to really describe this Sailor.
The Navy's Indoor Ocean
Indoor Wave Pool Helps Navy Researchers Design Cutting-Edge Warships
Roaring waves from all corners of the map come together under one roof with the promise to reveal age-old seagoing secrets in the Maneuvering and Seakeeping Basin (MASK) at Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Carderock, Maryland.
Navy Uniform Policy Update Released
8 things to know
The Navy released NAVADMIN 015/17 Jan. 26 that updates several previously announced uniform policy changes.
5 Things You Need to Know:
The Navy is ever changing, from command leadership to new NAVADMINs and new programs that are launched to improve not just the fleet, but individual Sailors. One such program is Sailor 2025.
Can Do In Cambodia
Seabees help improve a community
As the Cambodian sun pours down on the already sweat-drenched Seabees, they continue to push on, knowing their efforts will not be in vain. They are on a mission to do whatever it takes to complete a new facility for the Sromo Primary School in Svay Rieng Province, Cambodia.
Goodbye to a Legend
Navy pilot Gene Cernan, last man on the moon, dies
Astronaut and Navy Capt. Eugene "Gene" Cernan blasted off for a final time and touched the stars last week, dying in Houston, Jan. 16, at the age of 82. He will be laid to rest today.
Improved Flame Resistant Variant Coverall, Announced and Approved
USFF Announces Approval of Improved Flame Resistant Variant (IFRV) Coverall
Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) announced the authorization of the Improved Flame Resistant Variant (IFRV) coverall as an approved fleet organizational clothing item Jan. 19 via ALFLTFORCOM/ALPACFLT 191900Z JAN 17.
Naval Hospital Bremerton Optometry
Getting framed is now a fashionable, eye-opening experience courtesy of Naval Hospital Bremerton's Optometry Clinic.
First of Her Kind
New York recruit among first with Marine Corps infantry contract
As the military continues to make history by opening combat roles to women, from Navy submariners to the Army Rangers, some of the first female Marines with infantry contracts have graduated from basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina.
Five Things to Know:
Extending Your Enlistment
A new NAVADMIN now allows first-term Sailors on sea duty the ability to elect to extend their expiration of active obligated service (EAOS) to complete their sea duty assignment, known as prescribed sea tour (PST).
Strength in Unity
Sailors and Marines and Alligator Dagger
The roar of LCACs approach the desert beaches of Djibouti, Africa. Moments later dozens of Marines and equipment exit and scramble over sand and rocks away from the beach.
A Sailor and Marine reunite
Small towns exist all over the country, and each is as different as the states they occupy. For many small towns, leaving to serve your country after high school is a high point of pride.
The Allen Special
More than just a haircut
For most, going to the barbershop isn't an out of the ordinary experience. Day in and day out, service members trek to the barbershop to stay within Navy grooming regulations.