Secretary of the Navy Story Archive
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer announced the Navy's newest Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) ship, T-ESB 5, will be named in honor of Marine Corps Vietnam veteran and Medal of Honor recipient Miguel Keith during a ceremony in National Harbor, Maryland, Nov. 4.
On Sept. 1, Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer announced the formation of an independent subject matter expert team to conduct a Strategic Readiness Review in response to the recent increase in surface fleet incidents.
On Aug. 5, a MV-22 Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 crashed off Queensland, Australia, after launching from the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). Three Marines were killed in the crash. Read Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer's statement on the incident
Richard V. Spencer was sworn in as the 76th secretary of the Navy (SECNAV), Aug. 3.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus met with Gabon President Ali Bongo Ondimba during an official visit to the nation's capital April 5.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus attended the inauguration of the Central African Republic's President-Elect Faustin-Archange Touadera, March 30, as part of the U.S. delegation appointed by President Barack Obama.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus hosted a ship-naming ceremony today to announce that SSN 799, a Virginia-class attack submarine, will bear the name USS Idaho.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus met with Commander of the Estonian Navy Capt. Sten Sepper aboard the Estonian Navy's flagship minesweeper, the ENS Admiral Cowan, June 19.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus met with Bosnia and Herzegovina's Minister of Defense Zekerijah Osmic during an official visit to the Balkan nation June 22.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus completed a two-day visit to Latvia, June 18.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus visited the NATO Energy Security Center of Excellence during a stop in Vilnius, Lithuania, June 17.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus concluded a two-day visit to Poland June 16 with a stop aboard USS San Antonio (LPD 17) as the ship continues its participation in Exercise BALTOPS 2015.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus unveiled the Department of the Navy's (DoN) Innovation Vision during remarks delivered at the annual Sea, Air and Space Exposition April 15.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus completed a partnership-building visit to Indonesia on March 24.
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus completed a visit to Colombia Feb. 4 after meeting with the nation's minister of defense, chief of defense and chief of naval operations.