Lt. j.g. McKenzie Anderson, USS Porter (DDG 78) training officer, was honored as the Navy's Missile Defender of the Year at the annual Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance awards banquet held in Alexandria, Va., Jan. 11.
The Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola Religious Ministries Department observed the 40th birthday of the Religious Programs Specialist (RP) rating with a ceremony at the Aviation Memorial Chapel Jan. 14 onboard NAS Pensacola.
The "Freedom Fighters" of Carrier Air Wing Seven (CVW-7) held a change of command ceremony Jan. 10 onboard Naval Air Station Oceana as Capt. William R. Reed relieved Capt. John R. Bixby as Carrier Air Wing Commander.
Graduates of the Amphibious Warfare (AMW) Warfare Tactics Instructor (WTI) program participated in the inaugural AMW WTI re-blue event at the Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center's (SMWDC) AMW Division on board Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Va., from Jan. 8-10.
Families, civic organizations and church groups shared the spirit of giving at Recruit Training Command (RTC) as recruits enjoyed a day of festivities, food and fun during RTC's annual Christmas Adopt-A-Sailor (AAS) program.
Sixty Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 deployed to Tinian to assume charge of ongoing Tinian Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) relief efforts on the island from NMCB-1 during a relief in place/transfer of authority ceremony, Jan. 9.