Secretary of the Navy, Kenneth J. Braithwaite and Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Mike Gilday delivered remarks to the Pentagon Press Corps regarding the results of the investigation into the COVID-19 outbreak on USS Theodore Roosevelt, June 19.
Permanent Change of Station moves will soon be restarting using a conditions-based, phased approach and Navy Personnel Command is poised to ensure that high priority sea duty units remain manned and ready to preserve maritime superiority.
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Gilday, First Sea Lord, United Kingdom Royal Navy Adm. Tony Radakin, and Chief of Naval Staff, Adm. Christophe Prazuck, French Navy, conducted a trilateral maritime discussion, June 12.
The Navy this week announced the creation of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Warfighting Development, led by Vice Adm. Stuart B. Munsch, to focus on four lines of effort aimed at developing and leveraging Navy strategy.
The Navy has incorporated lessons learned from the initial COVID-19 outbreaks onboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and USS Kidd (DDG 100) into guidance to sustain underway operations while fighting the virus during future outbreaks at sea.