The Navy's first littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) experienced a casualty to one of the ship's main propulsion diesel engines (MPDE) July 11, caused by a leak from the attached seawater pump mechanical seal that resulted in seawater entering the engine lube oil system.
The Navy's newest submarine was delivered to the Navy with nearly 100 percent on board material August 26, thanks to the collaboration between the ship's supply department and Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Norfolk, Groton Division.
Summer interns who worked on technological programs crucial to national defense and security are heading back to classrooms at universities across the country with a new perspective about the U.S. Navy.
Cmdr. Roy L. Wilson, Jr. relieved Cmdr. Robert Landis as commanding officer of the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Albany (SSN 753), August 26, 2016 during a change of command ceremony held at the Vista Point Conference Center, onboard Naval Station Norfolk.
The Southern Partnership Station 2016 (SPS 16) Medical Engagement Team (MET), who partnered with Operation Blessing to conduct public health operations, completed their engagements in Honduras, Aug. 26.
The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 5 and the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) successfully completed Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) off the coast of Southern California, Aug. 25.
Naval Submarine Training Center Pacific (NSTCP) detachment (det) Guam held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the brand new Mobile Trainer (MT) 1000 submarine firefighting trainer on Polaris Point, Guam, Aug. 26.