The Navy Environmental and Preventive Medicine Unit Two (NEPMU-2) began collaboration Nov. 17-20, with Old Dominion University (ODU) on a study to assess threats posed by various tick species in Virginia.
Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) recognized its senior and junior Sailors of the Year alongside its senior and junior Civilians of the Year during an all hands call at the headquarters in Virginia Beach, Nov. 24.
The Center for Surface Combat Systems Unit (CSCSU) Dam Neck who manages and operates Fire Controlman (FC) Non Aegis "C" schools, recently hosted the FC Non Aegis Combat Systems Strategic Training Ratings Review (CSSTRR) onboard Naval Station Norfolk, Nov. 17 - 19.
Adm. Arthur W. Radford High School finished off a perfect season by defeating Kapaa High School, 30-16, to win the Hawaii High School Athletic Association Division II football championship on Nov. 20 at Aloha Stadium near Pearl Harbor.
This month, Oceanographer of the Navy and Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command Rear Adm. Tim Gallaudet visited the U.S Naval Forces Central Command/Commander U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) for events marking cooperative efforts in naval hydrography and oceanography.
While the adage "use it or lose it" has been applied to physical and mental skills, it is also applicable to the Navy's warfighting. After 15 years of ground wars, the surface Navy has been relegated to the background, a different role than it saw in the battles of World War II.
The commanding officer of Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station (NCTS), Sicily, located at Naval Air Station Sigonella, was relieved of her duties, Nov. 23, by Commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet Vice Adm. Jan E. Tighe.
The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force's (JMSDF) Commander, Escort Flotilla 2, Rear Adm. Hidetoshi Iwasaki, assumed the role of Sea Combat Commander (SCC) on board the U.S. Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) during Annual Exercise (AE) 16, Nov. 16-22.
The Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) hosted a six-day simulated exercise to evaluate deployment readiness for operational public health professionals Nov. 15-21, at Fort Story, Virginia.