Navy Medicine released updated Zika Virus Infection guidance in NAVADMIN 121/16, May 26, communicating current information, travel precautions, and risk reduction measures to Navy and Marine Corps personnel.
Military representatives from U.S. Pacific Fleet (PACFLT), U.S. Pacific Air Forces and the People's Republic of China (PRC) People's Liberation Army Navy and Air Force met for recurring consultations to improve coordination on maritime issues and safety at Ford Island, May 24-25.
Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter visited U.S. Naval War College (NWC), May 25, answering questions from students, faculty and staff as part of a three-day trip to Newport, Rhode Island and surrounding areas.
Hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations May 24 in support of Pacific Partnership 2016. Now in its 11th year, Pacific Partnership is a multilateral, disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Asia-Pacific Region.
The Navy announced today the future next-generation guided-missile destroyer USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) is scheduled to be homeported at Naval Base San Diego following its commissioning in fall 2016. Zumwalt is scheduled to arrive in San Diego in late 2016.
Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition, The Honorable Sean J. Stackley, brought the 2016 Navy League Sea-Air-Space Exposition to a close May 18 with a speech during the SECNAV Luncheon held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor.