University of Virginia students - teaming up with Navy technologists through the Naval Engineering Education Consortium (NEEC) - are developing a better understanding of the capabilities of additive manufacturing (3D printing) and their teamwork is positively impacting Navy programs.
From Naval Computer and Telecommunication Station's (NCTS) first presence in Sicily 50 years ago, to today's initiatives in the Mediterranean, information and communications serve as critical enablers, with a distinct ability to determine the victor in any conflict.
A Dallas native and 2012 Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas graduate, Ensign Xanthus Vasquez is now serving as an administrative officer aboard the forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65).
An Austin, Texas native and 2011 Steven F. Austin High School graduate, Hull Maintenance Technician 3rd class Elijah Smith is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) operating out of Yokosuka, Japan.
While Recruit Division Commanders spend eight weeks in front of their divisions training recruits at Recruit Training Command, there is one recruit per division who stands out and in front of the division.
As USS George Washington (CVN 73) continues refueling complex overhaul (RCOH), Sailors are becoming accustomed to the change of pace that comes with RCOH. Many Sailors have taken on jobs that deviate from their rating specialty with temporary additional duty (TAD) assignments.
Sailors from USS George Washington (CVN 73) celebrated George Washington's birthday at the annual George Washington command birthday ball at Norfolk Waterside Marriott. Over 800 George Washington Sailors, and their friends and families, convened to eat, dance and interact with their shipmates.
Sailors have the opportunity to complete three programs aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72): Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist (ESWS), Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist (EAWS), and Enlisted Information Warfare Specialist (EIWS).