The U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) Fleet CPO training team brought together command master chiefs (CMCs) and senior enlisted leaders (SELs) Command Senior Enlisted Leaders (CSEL) Executive Leadership Symposium July 17-20 at USFF Headquarters.
The amphibious assault ships USS Wasp (LHD 1), USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) and dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) along with the Marines of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit are supporting the lead federal agency in providing humanitarian relief efforts for Hurricane Irma.
The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) with embarked Carrier Strike Group 12 (CSG 12) staff, and the guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) departed Key West, Fla., yesterday after turning over Navy sea-based support to civilian authorities to Carrier Strike Group 10 (CSG 10).
USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), USS New York (LPD 21), along with multiple embarked Navy and Marine Corps units, completed initial rescue and recovery operations in support of federal and state officials, Sept. 17, following Hurricane Irma's devastation of the Florida Keys.
Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) Command and Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command (MARFORCOM) will commence Bold Alligator 2017 (BA17) in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and at-sea Atlantic ranges Oct. 18 through Oct. 30.
Effective immediately, commands can now order the Improved Flame Resistant Variant (IFRV) coverall. Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) announced manner and occasion of wear guidance for the IFRV Feb. 5.
Adm. Phil Davidson, commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF) announced the 2017 USFF Sea and Shore Sailors of the Year (SOY) during a ceremony hosted by the Hampton Roads Navy League at the Half Moone Cruise Center in Norfolk, March 8.