U.S. Fleet Forces Command Story Archive

NAVSTA Mayport Named East Coast Base for MQ-4C Triton UAS  (15 February 2017)
The U.S. Navy has selected Naval Station (NS) Mayport in Florida as the East Coast Forward Operating Base (FOB) for the MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), Feb. 15, 2017.
USS Mitscher Lookouts Spot Marine Mammals  (8 March 2017)
Sailors aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) completed a two-week underway period, March 5, after a stop at Navy Week Mobile.
Commander of US Fleet Forces Announces 2016 USFF Fleet Sea, Shore Sailors of the Year  (10 March 2017)
Adm. Phil Davidson, commander, U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) announced the 2016 USFF Fleet 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 10.
U.S. Fleet Forces Celebrates Women's History Month  (4 April 2017)
U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF) and Naval Support Activity (NSA) Hampton Roads Combined Heritage Committee hosted a women's heritage celebration aboard NSA Hampton Roads March 23 in observance of Women's History Month.
US Fleet Forces Command Makes a SAPR Proclamation  (5 April 2017)
U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF) commenced their observation of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month with a Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Proclamation Kickoff event April 3rd aboard Naval Support Activity (NSA) Hampton Roads.
Eisenhower Strike Group Sustaining Readiness if Called Upon  (10 April 2017)
Approximately 6,000 Sailors from the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (Ike CSG) are conducting a sustainment exercise (SUSTEX) to maintain their readiness and capability to deploy anywhere in the world on short notice should the need arise.
Navy Holds Focus Group to Update LiveSafe Application  (13 April 2017)
United States Fleet Forces Command began the second phase of a six-month pilot program with focus groups held on April 11th and 12th to discuss new updates to the LiveSafe smartphone application and usefulness to the fleet.
"Stewards of the Sea" Exhibits during Earth Day Event at Mount Trashmore  (25 April 2017)
The U.S. Navy's "Stewards of the Sea: Defending Freedom, Protecting the Environment" exhibit was showcased at Mount Trashmore Park April 22 as part of Earth Day celebrations.
USFF Updates Navy LiveSafe's Features  (2 May 2017)
U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF) introduced a series of new features within the Navy's LiveSafe smartphone application during the second phase of a six-month pilot program.
USFF Prepares for HURREX/CG17  (2 May 2017)
U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF) headquartered in Norfolk and Commander Navy Installations Command (CNIC) headquartered in Washington, are conducting a natural disaster preparedness exercise, Hurricane Exercise/Citadel Gale 2017 (HURREX/CG 17) May 8-19
Sailor, Family Remembered During Memorial Ceremony  (5 June 2017)
Family, friends and service members from Naval Munitions Command Atlantic, Unit Charleston, gathered June 1 at All Saints Chapel, Joint Base Charleston, for a memorial service for a Sailor and his family who passed away May 16.
Search Ends for USS Normandy Sailor   (9 June 2017)
After an exhaustive search, Navy and Coast Guard assets ended their efforts just after sunset June 9 for a Sailor assigned to guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60).
'Purple Heart' Sea Turtle Released Back into the Ocean with Navy Satellite Tag Used for Research  (14 June 2017)
On Memorial Day, a juvenile Kemp's Ridley sea turtle was incidentally hooked by a recreational fisherman at the Ocean View Fishing Pier in Norfolk, Virginia. As a result, the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center's Stranding Response Team was called in to rescue the sea turtle.
U.S. Fleet Forces Hosts Senior Executive Leadership Huddle  (27 June 2017)
U.S. Fleet Forces' (USFF) most senior enlisted leader hosted the 2017 Senior Executive Leadership (SEL) Huddle at the USFF headquarters building on Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads in Norfolk, Virginia, June 20-21.
U. S. Fleet Forces' Financial Earnestness Earns Awards   (14 July 2017)
Money management for the average household can be tough. Now let's multiply that task to the scale of managing the Navy's wallet.

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