Healing From Invisible Wounds
The Power of Art and Nature
Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Richard Vaughn has an aura that disarms people and puts them at ease. Vaughn will genuinely care for and love anyone, no matter whom he meets. But although he has a heart bigger than life itself, he also has a past he can't escape.
Navy Renews Focus on Education
Service Announces University System
The Navy announced today a Naval University System (NUS) that will overhaul the education of the fleet, ensuring a competitive advantage in the decades ahead.
From the Sea to the Ice
Nimitz Sailors Aspire to Create All-Navy Hockey Team
(NNS, Mar. 19, 2018) Two opposing sides stare at each other, prepared to clash in the middle when given the word. Adorned with protective gear and prepared by years of training, each team stands ready, confident their cohesion and perseverance will take home the trophy.
Diners, Drive-Ins, and DIVE! DIVE! DIVE!
The Most Exclusive Restaurant in the World
You're trapped in a watertight school bus with no windows, and the bus is submerged off the East Coast of North America, somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean. There's not much to do aside from your 8-10 hour shift each day.
I Will Defend
The Michael Monsoor Story
Operation Kentucky Jumper was supposed to be their last mission. It was a clearance and isolation operation. It had been a long, hard deployment to Ramadi, Iraq — six months of near-daily firefights as they worked with the Army and Marine Corps to retake the city, street by street, from al-Qaida insurgents. The men of SEAL Team 3, Delta Platoon were exhausted, but they were days from going home, so close they could almost smell the salty San Diego air.
Healing Invisible Wounds
NICoE Treats Traumatic Brain Injuries
Brain injuries are the signature wounds of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, with more than 380,000 service members experiencing them between 2001 and 2017, according to the Department of Defense. Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can have devastating effects on those who experience them, such as vomiting, seizures, speech disorders and aggression. Long after initial impact, the resulting injuries can leave sufferers with invisible wounds that are tough to pinpoint or treat.
Anchored in Japan
Sailors with Forward Deployed Naval Forces Share Why they Chose to Make Japan Home Again and Again
Sharon Canales, chief logistics specialist on USS Benfold (DDG 65), remembers feeling scared when she first moved to Yokosuka from San Diego six years ago.
Li-Fi Technology in the U.S. Navy
Does the Newest Transmitting Tool Have a Place in our Fleet?
Whether Sailors are aviation maintenance administrationmen documenting maintenance before an inspection or machinist mates looking up standard operating procedures for preventative maintenance on equipment in the main engine, a common problem they face aboard ships is the lack of access to a computer during crunch time.