Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus spelled out in a memorandum last week his expectations for the review and audit of procedures, administration, and performance of all husbanding and port services contracts.
To remember the 72nd anniversary of the day which will live in infamy, USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) Sailors re-lived the events through real-time updates over the loudspeaker in an effort to connect modern Sailors with their Naval heritage and history.
Veterans, Sailors and DoD civilians honored those who fought and died at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941 with a remembrance ceremony at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center's Jack Murdock Auditorium in Keyport, Wash. Dec. 7.
More than 2,500 guests, including Pearl Harbor survivors and World War II veterans gathered at the Pacific National Monument's Pearl Harbor Visitor Center Dec. 7 to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the attack.
Naval History and Heritage Command's (NHHC) two youngest Sailors honored the veterans of the attack on Pearl Harbor with a wreath laying ceremony, sponsored by the Naval Order of the United States, at Arlington National Cemetery's Tomb of the Unknowns, Dec. 7.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey, visited the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) and U.S. Naval Support Activity (NSA) Souda Bay as part of his annual USO Holiday Tour, Dec. 7.
Naval Air Station Whidbey Island (NASWI), Electronic Attack Squadron 129 (VAQ-129), the Pearl Harbor Survivors' Association, and North Cascades Chapter 5 honored those killed at Pearl Harbor 72 years ago during a commemoration ceremony, Dec. 6.