Five months ago, Sailors aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) waved goodbye to their family and friends and sailed west on deployment. Since then, five of those Sailors' families have grown by one.
The U.S. Navy is a lethal force at sea, whether on, below and above the water. Aircraft carriers play host to air wings that include fighter jets, tactical airborne early warning aircraft, electronic attack aircraft, helicopters and more.
At first glance, the water of the Arabian Gulf looks almost dreamy but upon further inspection one can see the thousands of tiny jellyfish floating just outside the safety of the Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB). Add the sea snakes, sharks and various other sea creatures that lurk below.
For more than 50 years the mariners of Military Sealift Command have sailed virtually uncontested around the globe to deliver the logistics and service support our fleet commanders and deployed warfighters require to complete their missions.
Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) and Dam Neck Annex have historically benefitted from hiring young engineers with new college degrees, with many going on to long careers as Navy civilians.
Every year Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) and Navy Fleet and Family Support Centers (FFSC) recognize domestic violence prevention with reminders that domestic violence is a community health issue that needs to be addressed.