Secretary of the Navy Story Archive

 

SECNAV Names Future Destroyer in Honor of US Navy Medal of Honor Recipient  (16 October 2019)
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer named a future Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, DDG 134, in honor of U.S. Navy Hospitalman John E. Kilmer, who was awarded the Medal of Honor for his service during the Korean War.
SECNAV Names Newest Towing Salvage and Rescue Ship Cherokee Nation  (21 June 2019)
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer has announced the newest Towing, Salvage, and Rescue ship will be named Cherokee Nation in honor of the service and contributions the Cherokee people have made to the Navy and Marine Corps team.
New President Announced for Naval War College   (14 June 2019)
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer announced today that Rear Admiral (lower half) Shoshana S. Chatfield will be the new president of the Naval War College.
SECNAV Names Future Destroyer in Honor of US Coast Guard, World War II Navy Cross Recipient  (6 June 2019)
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer named a future Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, DDG 132, in honor of Coast Guard Captain Quentin Walsh, who was awarded the Navy Cross for his service during World War II.
SECNAV Names New Destroyer In Honor of US Senator from Georgia  (6 May 2019)
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer named a future Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, DDG 133, in honor of U.S. Senator Sam Nunn, who represented Georgia from 1972 to 1997.
SECNAV Names Destroyer in Honor of US Navy, Korean War Veteran  (26 March 2019)
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer named a future Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, DDG 131, in honor of Korean War veteran, and Navy Cross Recipient, Aviation Machinist's Mate 3rd Class George M. Neal.
SECNAV Names Future Destroyer in Honor of US Navy Medal of Honor Recipient  (18 March 2019)
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer has named a future Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, DDG 130, in honor of Medal of Honor recipient, Master Chief Hospital Corpsman William Charette.
SECNAV Names New Class of Towing, Salvage and Rescue Ship Navajo  (12 March 2019)
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer has announced the new class of Towing, Salvage, and Rescue ship will be named Navajo in honor of the major contributions the Navajo people have made to the armed forces.
Secretary of the Navy Names Independence-Variant Littoral Combat Ship After South Dakota's Capital  (5 February 2019)
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer announced today that the next Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship will be named USS Pierre (LCS 38).
Secretary of the Navy Names Independence-Variant Littoral Combat Ship USS Kingsville   (4 February 2019)
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer announced the next Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship will be named USS Kingsville (LCS 36).
Secretary of the Navy Names Independence Variant Littoral Combat Ship After Capital of Maine   (31 January 2019)
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer announced today that the next Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship will be named USS Augusta (LCS 34).
SECNAV Names New Destroyer in Honor of US Senator from Alaska  (4 January 2019)
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer named a future Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer in honor of U.S. Senator Ted Stevens, who represented Alaska from 1968 to 2009.
SECNAV Names Future Destroyer in honor of Navy Veteran, Vietnam War POW  (4 January 2019)
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer named a future Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer in honor of U.S. Navy Vietnam veteran, Navy Cross recipient, and former U.S. Senator from Alabama, Admiral Jeremiah Denton.
Secretary of the Navy Announces New President of the Naval Postgraduate School  (10 October 2018)
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer announced that Vice Adm. (retired) Ann Elisabeth Rondeau will be the next president of the Naval Postgraduate School.
Secretary of the Navy Names Newest Independence Variant Littoral Combat Ship  (9 October 2018)
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer announced today that the next Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship will be named USS Santa Barbara (LCS 32).

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