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Department of Defense Transitions Assets in the Carolinas  (21 September 2018)
In close coordination with Federal Emergency Management Agency and state officials, the Department of Defense is tailoring its forward force structure to meet the current needs of the Hurricane Florence response effort.
Navy to Christen Littoral Combat Ship Kansas City  (20 September 2018)
The Navy will christen its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS), the future USS Kansas City (LCS 22), during a 10 a.m. (CDT) ceremony Saturday, Sept. 22, in Mobile, Alabama.
Iceland Dignitaries Embark Truman  (20 September 2018)
The Icelandic Minster of Foreign Affairs, Gudlaugur Thor Thordarson, and ambassadors from Canada, Germany and the United Kingdom travel aboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) Sept. 19 to observe operations and meet with command leaders and Sailors.
NORTHCOM Commander Visits Sailors, Marines Aboard Kearsarge  (19 September 2018)
The commander of U.S. Northern Command visited the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3,) Sept. 19.
USS Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group Begins Operations in U.S. 6th Fleet   (18 September 2018)
The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (CSG) has commenced operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations to continue support to NATO allies, European and African partner nations, coalition partners, and U.S. national security interest in Europe and Africa.
Joint U.S. Forces Team for Exercise Valiant Shield 2018  (17 September 2018)
U.S. military forces from the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command are scheduled to participate in exercise Valiant Shield (VS) 2018, Sept. 16-23, around the Marianas Island Range Complex as well as on Guam.
The Way of the Future: 3-D Printing  (17 September 2018)
USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) was in close proximity to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) and its machinery repair shop that was beginning to use technology that would save Chung-Hoon both time and money.
U.S. Northern Command Positioned to Respond following Hurricane Florence  (15 September 2018)
United States Northern Command, its component and subordinate commands, Department of Defense partners, the military services and the National Guard are actively supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency, states and local partners.
Sortied Navy Assets Return to Hampton Roads  (15 September 2018)
Nearly 30 ships and 128 aircraft will return to the Hampton Roads area starting Saturday, Sept. 15, and will continue to return to homeport over the next several days.
U.S. Navy Observes Hispanic Heritage Month  (15 September 2018)
The Navy observes National Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15-Oct. 15, highlighting the histories and accomplishments of Americans from Spanish-speaking areas.
Anchor Up: Sailors Become Chief Petty Officers on Pinning Day  (14 September 2018)
In unique ceremonies around the world Friday, nearly 4,700 Sailors became chief petty officers (CPO) as they pinned anchors and advanced to the rank of chiefs.
Navy Region Mid-Atlantic Lifts Evacuation for Personnel Residing in Virginia Zone A  (14 September 2018)
Commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic lifted the emergency evacuation order Sept. 14 for active-duty Navy and civilian personnel, dependents of active-duty service members and Reservists on active duty residing in Virginia Zone A effective Sept. 16.
Kearsarge, Arlington, 22nd MEU ready to support Florence relief effort  (14 September 2018)
The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) and the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24), embarked with the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), are ready to support Hurricane Florence relief efforts off the mid-Atlantic coast.
Wasp ESG Provides Air Support to CNMI Recovery Efforts  (13 September 2018)
The USS Wasp (LHD 1) Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG), with embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), provided air assistance to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) following Typhoon Mangkhut Sept 12.
Navy Installations Prepare for Hurricane Florence  (12 September 2018)
Installations from Navy Region Mid-Atlantic as well as Navy Region Southeast have been making final preparations for Hurricane Florence several days to protect the fleet, personnel and families.

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