Recent News Stories
Navy Harvests Decommissioned Frigates' Weapon Systems for Coast Guard Use   (23 October 2014)
Engineers at Naval Ship Systems Engineering Station (NAVSSES), Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division are harvesting weapon system components from decommissioned U.S. Navy frigates (FFGs) for re-use on Coast Guard cutters.
Norfolk Naval Shipyard receives SECNAV Safety Excellence Award  (23 October 2014)
Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) received the Secretary of the Navy Safety Excellence Award for 2013 from Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Energy, Installation and Environment) Dennis McGinn during a ceremony in Washington, Oct. 20.
Department of Energy Awards NDW Energy Program   (23 October 2014)
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Federal Interagency Energy Policy Committee have selected the Naval District Washington (NDW) and Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Washington energy program for a 2014 Federal Energy and Water Management Award.
Sailors Enhance International STEM Awareness in Singapore   (23 October 2014)
Sailors and civilian personnel from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) journeyed to Singapore to support the inaugural Maritime RobotX Challenge, Oct. 24-26.
US and Philippine Seabees Further Cooperation  (23 October 2014)
The 30th Naval Construction Regiment (30th NCR) hosted Navy Seabees from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) during a bilateral exchange between the two naval construction forces Oct. 13-22.
Navy and Marine Corps Honored with Popular Mechanics' Breakthrough Award for Innovation   (22 October 2014)
A Navy civilian engineer and two of his Marine Austere Patrolling System (MAPS) colleagues received a Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Award at a New York ceremony, the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) announced Oct. 22.
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown Joins Yorktown Day Celebration  (22 October 2014)
Naval Weapons Station Yorktown (WPNSTA Yorktown) joined other military installations to celebrate the 233rd anniversary of the 1781 Victory at Yorktown, Oct. 19.
Educators Learn From Navy STEM Experts During SeaPerch Challenge  (22 October 2014)
Roughly 25 middle and high school educators from the boroughs of New York City attended hands-on training at the Jacob K. Javits Federal Building Oct. 18 to create an underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) used in the SeaPerch Challenge.
SUBPAC Units Texas, Emory S. Land, Awarded for Safety Excellence  (21 October 2014)
The Pacific Submarine Force was honored twice for safety, Oct. 20, as the Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS Texas (SSN 775) and the submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) were each presented with the Secretary of the Navy's 2014 Safety Excellence award.
German Navy Surgeon General Visits Navy Medicine Operational Training Center in Pensacola  (21 October 2014)
The German Navy's senior medical officer visited the U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery's (BUMED) premier training facility for operational medicine and aviation survival training, Oct. 21.
Chief of Naval Personnel Visits Naval Special Warfare  (21 October 2014)
Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP) Vice Adm. Bill Moran visited Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Sailors during an all-hands call on Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Oct. 21.
NEXCOM Breaks Ground For Headquarters Building Expansion  (21 October 2014)
The Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) held a groundbreaking ceremony Oct. 21, for a 33,000 sq. ft. addition to its headquarters building located in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
HSC-12 Changes Command at Sea  (21 October 2014)
The "Golden Falcons" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12 held a change of command ceremony aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), Oct. 21.
USS Donald Cook Holds Change of Command  (21 October 2014)
The crew of Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) held a change of command ceremony at Naval Station Rota, Spain, Oct. 17.
Fleet Survey Team Prepares for Bold Alligator  (21 October 2014)
Fleet Survey Team (FLTSURVTEAM) led the way for Bold Alligator '14 with beach and hydrographic surveys of the strategic training and operational beaches that will be used in the exercise beginning Oct. 29; Fleet Survey Team completed its work Sept. 21.

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