America's Navy sails into 14 sites across the country in 2019 -- from the Lowcountry of Charleston, S.C., to the island of Puerto Rico, to the frontier of Grand Junction, Colo. -- as part of the Navy Week outreach program.
The Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) arrived in Constanta, Romania, Jan. 7 for a scheduled port visit. Constanta is the first port visit for Fort McHenry, which deployed from its homeport of Mayport, Florida, Dec. 16, 2018.
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer named a future Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer in honor of U.S. Navy Vietnam veteran, Navy Cross recipient, and former U.S. Senator from Alabama, Admiral Jeremiah Denton.
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrives in Aksaz, Turkey Jan. 1, 2019 for a scheduled port visit on its sixth forward-deployed naval forces patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations.
The guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) interdicted a shipment of narcotics aboard a stateless vessel while conducting maritime security operations in the international waters of the Gulf of Aden, Dec. 27.
Paper versions of the Navy's Enlisted Advancement Worksheet (EAW) will soon be a relic of the past as hard copy worksheets transition to an electronic automated process, becoming part of the Navy Standard Integrated Personnel System (NSIPS).
Sailors and Marines from Littoral Combat Group One (LCG-1) returned home to Naval Base San Diego and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after participating in the International Maritime and Naval Exhibition for South America, known as EXPONAVAL.
The Professional Military Knowledge (PMK) section of the Navy Wide Advancement Exams (NWAE) is transitioning to a stand-alone, once-per-paygrade electronically-delivered eligibility exam, currently accessible via MyNavy Portal (MNP) or Navy e-Learning (NeL).
Navy announced changes to the current enlisted advancement Final Multiple Score (FMS) calculation process beginning with the spring 2019 Active Duty and Selected Reserve (SELRES) advancement cycles, with the goal of rewarding Sailors demonstrating sustained superior performance.