When Julianne Obedicen joined the U.S. Navy, she thought she would only fulfill her four-year contract. Now, six and a half years later, she serves as an Information Systems Technician (IT) at Commander, Submarine Force Atlantic (COMSUBLANT).
A U.S. Naval Hospital Guantanamo Bay (USNH GB) Corpsman successfully completed the Corpsman Trauma Training Program at Lovell Federal Health Care Center, recently. Hospital Corpsman Marvin Fowler was hand selected and nominated to attend the course based on his superior performance.
Master-at-arms assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) are in a unique situation while the ship undergoes refueling complex overhaul (RCOH) at Newport News Shipyard.
As America's premier maritime fighting force, the United States Navy is tasked with defending freedom and democracy around the world. Some citizens of the United States have felt the call to serve their nation and now carry themselves as proud Sailors.
As the summer begins to heat up, more and more people will be jumping in the water to find relief from hot and humid days. While being in the water can be fun, it also presents dangers that Sailors and their families should know and guard against.
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), drowning is the fifth leading cause of accidental injury death and approximately ten people die from accidental drowning in the United States every day. Those who survive a drowning injury are at times left with severe brain damage.
In 2017, two high school grads decided to enlist in the U.S. Marine Corps to serve their country, travel the world, and within the twinkle of an eye, they were living their dreams, sailing across the equator aboard the dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry.
On the morning of Oct. 23, 1983, a suicide bomber crashed a truck loaded with 2,000 pounds of explosives into U.S. Marine barracks at the Beirut International Airport in Lebanon. Mark McNeill, now an execution manager for NIWC Atlantic's Installation Planning and Execution department, was there.
The Lone Sailor memorial statue, formerly located at the entrance to the Camp Porter side of Recruit Training Command (RTC), recently was relocated to a more prominent location near Midway Ceremony Drill Hall.
"An aching head and trembling limbs which are the inevitable effects of drinking, disincline the hands from work; hence begins sloth and listlessness which ends in idleness." These are the words George Washington spoke to Thomas Green on March 31, 1789.