Sporting a newly-approved surface warfare officer (SWO) leather jacket, Vice Adm. John B. Nowell, the Navy's top uniformed personnel officer, gave an HR perspective to the Surface Navy Association's 32nd annual symposium in Arlington, Va., this past week.
In August 2019, Sailors from Information Warfare Training Command (IWTC) San Diego launched an informal training pipeline designed to prepare its Sailors in the information systems technician (IT) rating for Navy-wide enlisted advancement examinations (NWAE) called IT University.
The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Detroit (LCS 7) and the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Gridley (DDG 101) completed division tactics (DIVTACS) and gunnery exercises while operating in the U.S. Southern Command's area of responsibility, Jan. 4.
Midshipmen got a 360-degree view of flight training during Aviation Selection Night at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, Jan. 9, marking a new era in technology for prospective flight students.
NSWCDD officials anticipate positive impacts on the command in the wake of a Small Businesses Administration final rule to implement a 2018 act increasing the period of measuring small businesses' annual revenue from three to five years in the contract evaluation process.
The aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) hosted a unique group of young men and women from Boy Scout Troop 1966 and Cub Scout Pack 1967 from Fairfax, Virginia, for a first-ever Boy Scout visit aboard Ford, Jan. 11 - 12.
Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) held a ceremony to honor the returning service members attached to the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) from the recent deployment to the Caribbean, Central and South America, on Jan. 10.
Researchers at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory advanced their ongoing work to understand and predict formation of pyrocumulonimbus (pyroCb) clouds in 2019, collected the most detailed sampling of the clouds in history.