The Commander, Naval Air Forces and the U.S. Marine Corps Deputy Commandant for Aviation jointly announced that the aircraft carrier variant of the Joint Strike Fighter, the F-35C Lightning II, met all requirements and achieved Initial Operational Capability.
Sully, late President George H.W. Bush's service dog, embarked on a new job as a hospital corpsman in the U.S. Navy as the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) welcomed him. Sully had a personalized oath of enlistment at the welcome aboard ceremony.
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) departed Odessa, Ukraine Feb. 27 after completing a scheduled port visit as part of continued Black Sea presence and support to NATO allies and regional partners.
After weeks at sea drilling and training during composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX), the Sailors of the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) Carrier Strike Group (ABECSG) return to Naval Station Norfolk.
U.S. Fleet Forces Command will begin a second round of testing later this year on a modernized, two-piece, flame-resistant organizational clothing variant that would provide a no-cost, safe and comfortable option to the IFRV coverall for Sailors.