Each year, one command onboard Naval Station Rota is presented the traveling Captain's Cup trophy and is able to retain it at their command building for an entire year until the following year's winner is announced.
Naval Station Rota kicked off the 2017 Office of the Secretary of the Navy active-duty fund drive (ADFD) on behalf of Rota's Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) in the base Community Support Building, Feb. 27.
Naval Station Rota successfully completed an anti-terrorism and force protection (ATFP) drill as part of a three-part, Commander, Navy Region Europe, Africa, Southwest Asia (CNREURAFSWA) assessment, March 16.
Navy Ombudsman-at-Large (OAL) Elka Franco-Giordano accompanied Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Steven Giordano, as they visited Naval Station Rota, March 27 and 28.
Sailors assigned to harbor patrol units (HPUs) across Navy Region Europe, Africa, Southwest Asia (EURAFSWA) trained together during Exercise Citadel Protect 2017 at Naval Station Rota's harbor April 11 to 19.
Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) Security Training Assessment and Assistance Team (STAAT) conducted a bi-annual assessment of Naval Station Rota's military working dog (MWD) teams, May 8-19.
The beating, tapping and sliding of bamboo poles on the ground reverberated at U.S. Naval Hospital Rota's courtyard as the hospital's diversity committee hosted a celebration event in honor of Asian-American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month, May 23.