Naval Station Rota, Spain Story Archive

New App Enhances Safety Onboard Naval Station Rota  (25 January 2017)
A new app has rolled out for Naval Station Rota Sailors designed to improve public safety awareness and reports of any safety issues within their surrounding community.
DESRON 60 Earns Captain's Cup for Second Straight Year  (7 February 2017)
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.
Rota Commissary Officer Honored with Leadership Award  (9 February 2017)
The Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) selected the commissary officer onboard Naval Station Rota as the recipient of the 2016 Blackwell Leadership Award during a ceremony inside the store, Feb. 7.
Rota Kicks Off Active-Duty Fund Drive  (28 February 2017)
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.
COMNAVACT Spain Awards 2016 Service Members of the Year  (14 March 2017)
Two Sailors and airman were recognized as the 2016 Commander, U.S. Naval Activities (COMNAVACT) Spain Service Members of the Year (SMOY) during a ceremony, March 10.
NAVSTA Rota Completes ATFP Exercise  (17 March 2017)
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's Top Officer Visits Naval Station Rota  (28 March 2017)
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Steven Giordano visited Naval Station Rota, March 27 and 28.
Ombudsman-at-Large Visits Naval Station Rota, Holds Town Hall  (29 March 2017)
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.
Rota Harbor Security Sailors Trained, Ready  (20 April 2017)
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.
Rota Commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day  (28 April 2017)
Members of Rota, Spain's Jewish community were invited aboard Naval Station Rota to commemorate the National Holocaust Days of Remembrance hosted by the installation's Diversity Committee April 27.
NAVSTA Rota Recognizes Newest College Graduates  (8 May 2017)
Service members, family members and civilians aboard Naval Station Rota received their college degrees during a graduation ceremony, May 5.
NAVSTA Rota Wins 2016 SECNAV Environmental Quality Award  (10 May 2017)
When it comes to taking care of the environment, Naval Station Rota is top of the list.
Naval Station Rota Performs Slick Response Drill  (19 May 2017)
Emergency responders aboard Naval Station Rota completed an annual combined training exercise known as Slick Response 2017 to practice their rapid response to a simulated fuel spill May 18.
NCIS STAAT Assesses Rota's MWD Teams  (23 May 2017)
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.
Naval Station Rota Celebrates Asian-American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month  (25 May 2017)
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.

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