A Marine, assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) was medically evacuated (MEDEVAC) from the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) by an MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft, assigned to Marine Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 262 (reinforced).
The Honolulu City Council and Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell held a proclamation ceremony March 24 in the Honolulu Hale City Council chambers. The event declared the month of April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
A Marine Corps captain recently earned CNO's Charles J. "Chuck" Nechvatal aviation ground maintenance officer of the year award for his contribution to the deployment of one of the service's newest small unmanned aircraft systems.
Sailors aboard the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Chicago (SSN 721) participated in a community relations (COMREL) project by volunteering at The Willing Hearts Soup Kitchen during a scheduled port visit in Singapore, March 23.
Romanian Army Chief of General Staff Lt. Gen. Nicolae Ciuca presented Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) Vice Adm. Dixon Smith and Commander, Navy Region Europe, Africa, Southwest Asia (CNREURAFSWA) Rear Adm. John Scorby with the Romanian Logistics Emblem of Honor award on March 25.
For various reasons, the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) has not deployed since 2004. But after a highly successful combat systems ship qualification trial (CSSQT), Wasp has sent a clear, concise, and concussive message to the fleet: She is back in the fight.
The Navy's Tactical Tomahawk missile underwent a successful production acceptance test March 19 using functional ground test capability at Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division's Large Rocket Motor Test Facility in Indian Head, Maryland.