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It's On Us

The It's On Us Campaign was initiated to generate awareness and help put an end to sexual assault across college campuses, but the message rings true across the fleet. The Department of the Navy is committed to developing a culture of gender respect, where sexual assault is never tolerated and ultimately eliminated, where all victims receive support and protection, and where offenders are held appropriately accountable. View the full story


It's On Us to Stop Sexual Assault

Training and Education

The It's On Us Campaign was initiated to generate awareness and help put an end to sexual assault across college campuses, but the message rings true across the fleet.

Once Enemies, Now Friends

History and Heritage

The Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II absorbed tens of thousands of lives. Nearly 7,000 Americans and 22,000 Japanese died in the 36 days of fighting. Although the island currently has no permanent residents, the remains of thousands of American and Japanese soldiers still inhabit the Island.

Sea-Air-Space Expo Celebrates 50 Years

Around The Fleet

In January, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus established Task Force Innovation designed to reach out to Sailors, Marines, and civilians to harness the creative energy they have.

FY 2016 Senor Chief Quotas released

Advancements and Promotions

With 1,445 quotas, the opportunity remains close to the 10-year average of 11.24 while advancing the right mix of Sailors with appropriate skills and experience to meet the Navy's mission.

Doolittle Raid

History and Heritage

Less than 300 feet. Could this really work? It had barely succeeded in practice runs (and those were from the comforts of Eglin Airfield's endless runway.) Now here they were, aboard the seemingly inadequate deck of the USS Hornet - pitching and heaving in the swells of the pacific.

The Eyesmith

Around The Fleet

If eyes are the mirrors of the soul, then Louis Gilbert is a soul maker. From his dental laboratory at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center he is busy; creating handmade, lifelike prosthetic eyes that would make any soul proud.

New FTS and Reserve Senior and Master Chiefs

Advancements and Promotions

Congratulations to the following personnel who have been selected for advancement to senior chief and master chief petty officer by the FY-16 Navy Reserve E-8 and E-9 Selection Boards.

Training Test Pilots for 70 Years

Training and Education

Seventy years have passed since the first version of today's United States Naval Test Pilot School opened its doors for business. It all started in 1943 when the Flight Test Group, located at NAS Anacostia, transferred to the newly established NAS Patuxent River.

The Path of Solidarity

History and Heritage

On March 8, 1960, a DC-4 "Skymaster" was traveling from Naples, Italy to Rota, Spain when the aircraft was forced to make a crash landing in the snowy Sierra Nevada mountainside, 7,600 feet above the tiny town below.