Given the opportunity to enrich and uplift the island's youth, the Navy Community Service Program recognized the volunteers of three Guam-based Navy commands for their superb outreach efforts in the local community.
Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics (NAVSUP FLC) Pearl Harbor won the Navy's active-duty category for the 2017 National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA) Military Unit of the Year Award.
On Feb. 4, Brazilian navy Oswaldo Cruz-class hospital ship NAsH Carlos Chagas (U-19) departed Manaus, Brazil, with four U.S. Navy physicians embarked with Brazilian navy counterparts to work and deliver medical care to a series of small villages on the coastline of the Amazon River for one month.
A Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic team received a Department of Defense (DoD) Acquisition Workforce Development Innovation Award Feb. 5 at the Pentagon for their work on a cyber education resource.
Strategic sea lanes byways allow trade, travel and the movement of resources. NATO maintains two groups of mine countermeasures ships ready to respond to a crisis if needed. In order to maintain a high level of readiness, NATO conducts training exercises to keep Sailor's skills sharp.
Members of Navy Reserve leadership including Assistant Secretary of the Navy Gregory J. Slavonic, Chief of Navy Reserve Vice Adm. Luke M. McCollum and Navy Reserve Force Master Chief Chris D. Kotz visited the East African base Camp Lemonnier.
Forward-deployed amphibious transport dock USS Green Bay (LPD 20), with the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), arrived in Sattahip, Thailand, Feb. 7 to participate in exercise Cobra Gold 2019.
The next generation LPD 17 Flight II Class amphibious transport dock ships are moving forward in Main Propulsion Diesel Engine (MPDE) efficiency by installing the common rail fuel injection system on the ship's Pielstick-Colt 2.5V Sequentially Turbocharged (STC) engine.
Civilian and military dignitaries gathered in Tinian, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), to offer praise and thanks to the Seabees for their efforts supporting the island following the devastation wrought by Super Typhoon Yutu.