The Vice Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Bill Moran arrived at U.S. Naval Force Central Command (NAVCENT)/ U.S. 5th Fleet on Naval Support Activity Bahrain to meet with Sailors, regional allies, Bahraini officials and senior naval leadership Dec. 4.
Sailors assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) participated in the classic Navy tradition of "tacking on crows" for the ship's newly selected first, second and third class petty officers November 30.
The Navy commissioned its newest surface combatant, USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116), Dec. 1 during a ceremony in Boston. Commanded by Cmdr. Nathan Scherry, it is the 66th Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, and the 36th DDG 51 class destroyer.
The Navy Exchange Service Command's (NEXCOM) A-OK Student Reward Program offers all qualified students to participate in a quarterly drawing for monetary awards of $2,500, $1,500, $1,000 or $500 for a total of $5,500 per quarter. The next drawing will be at the end of December 2018.
Scientists from the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory - Stennis Space Center, Marine Geosciences Division, have increased participation in recent Naval exercises and operational demonstrations, realizing the effects of Navy research scientists and engineers working alongside Sailors and Marines.
Six Amphibious Warfare (AMW) Warfare Tactics Instructor (WTI) candidates completed the AMW WTI course of instruction Nov. 30, earning their WTI patches and joining an ever growing cadre of top tacticians across the Surface Fleet.
Rear Adm. Michael Brookes, deputy commander, U.S. 10th Fleet (C10F), participated in the senior service panel during the Association of Old Crows 55th International Symposium and Convention at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Nov. 29.