Secretary of the Navy Story Archive

 

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).
Secretary of the Navy Names Newest Freedom Variant Littoral Combat Ship  (9 October 2018)
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer announced today that the next Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ship will be named USS Beloit (LCS 29). The future USS Beloit (LCS 29) is named in honor of Beloit, Wisconsin. and is the first ship to bear the name.
Secretary of the Navy Names Future Littoral Combat Ship  (8 October 2018)
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer named a future Littoral Combat Ship, USS Cleveland.
SECNAV Names Newest Destroyer in Honor of U.S. Marine  (12 March 2018)
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer named the next Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer in honor of Marine Corps Vietnam veteran and Navy Cross recipient Lance Cpl. Patrick Gallagher.
Secretary of the Navy Names Navy's Newest Expeditionary Fast Transport Ship  (13 February 2018)
On Feb. 13, Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer announced the next Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) ship will be named USNS Newport (T-EPF 12).
Secretary of the Navy Names Two Littoral Combat Ships  (13 February 2018)
On Feb. 13, Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer announced the next Freedom and Independence variant Littoral Combat Ships will be named USS Nantucket (LCS 27) and USS Savannah (LCS 28).
SECNAV Names New Expeditionary Sea Base  (4 November 2017)
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer announced the Navy's newest Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) ship, T-ESB 5, will be named in honor of Marine Corps Vietnam veteran and Medal of Honor recipient Miguel Keith during a ceremony in National Harbor, Maryland, Nov. 4.

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