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USS Laboon Returns from Busy Deployment  (23 July 2018)
The guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) returned to Naval Station Norfolk today following a five-month independent deployment in support of ballistic missile defense and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. Navy's 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility.
Down Range: Nimitz Sailors Earn Weapons Qualifications  (23 July 2018)
"Firing line is clear and safe. Firing line is hot. Shooters and line coaches up to the line. Shooters verify the nine millimeter is clear and safe. Line coaches verify the weapon is clear and safe. Shooters with six round magazines, pouch up. Load and make ready. Standby. Fire!"
CSG-11 Change of Command  (23 July 2018)
Rear Adm. Donald Gabrielson relieved Rear Adm. Gregory Harris as Commander, Carrier Strike Group 11, during a ceremony held onboard Naval Station Everett, June 28.
COMNAVSURFRON 14 Hold Change of Command  (23 July 2018)
Commander, Naval Surface Squadron (COMNAVSURFRON) 14 held a change of command ceremony at Naval Station Mayport July 19.
Nimitz Sailors Selected For Meritorious Advancement  (23 July 2018)
Each advancement cycle, Sailors throughout the fleet are advanced to the next pay grade based on their score during the Navy-wide advancement exam and their performance of duties.
USS Mustin Holds Remembrance Ceremony in Honor of USS Johnston  (22 July 2018)
Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) observed a moment of silence in honor of USS Johnston (DD 557) and its crew, holding a remembrance ceremony on Mustin's flight deck, July 19.
Exercise Sea Breeze 2018 Begins  (22 July 2018)
The 18th iteration of exercise Sea Breeze kicked-off following opening ceremonies in Odessa and Shiroky Lan training range, Ukraine, July 9.
NMCP's Simulation Center Combats Training Gaps with a STOMP  (20 July 2018)
The Healthcare Simulation and Bioskills Training Center (HSBTC), or SIM Center, at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth offers STOMP, Simulation Training for Operational Medicine Providers, which serves to prepare medical interns for tours as general medical officers (GMOs) in the fleet.
NAVSTA Rota Naturalizes America's Newest Citizens  (20 July 2018)
Three Sailors and a spouse raised their right hand, recited the United States Oath of Allegiance and became our nation's newest citizens during a naturalization ceremony July 19, 2018.
CORTRAMID Midshipmen Experience Life Aboard USS Monterey  (20 July 2018)
The guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) hosted 40 Midshipmen as part of the Career Orientation and Training (CORTRAMID) program July 17.
CNATTU North Island Holds LGBT Pride Month Observance  (19 July 2018)
Service members from Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit (CNATTU) North Island participated in a diversity observance to celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month at the command's headquarters onboard Naval Air Station North Island June 29.
National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness Month  (19 July 2018)
July is National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness Month. Craniofacial anomalies are a diverse group of deformities in the growth of the head and facial bones. These abnormalities are present at birth.
Navy Recruiting provides Opportunity for Texas Educators to learn more about their Navy   (19 July 2018)
To assist the recruiting effort in Central and South Texas, nine educators and counselors, along with support personnel from Navy Recruiting District (NRD) San Antonio, visited naval commands in support of an Educators Orientation Visit (EOV), July 10 - 13.
IWTC Corry Station Sailor Meritoriously Promoted  (19 July 2018)
Information Warfare Training Command Corry Station (IWTC) promoted Information Systems Technician (IT) 2nd Class Indigo S. Hart to first class petty officer through the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Meritorious Advancement Program (MAP), July 9.
Commander, Surface Division 21 Established.  (19 July 2018)
Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) leadership, Sailors, and regional supporting personnel gathered July 18 to formally recognize the establishment of Commander, Surface Division 21.

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