Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer has named a future Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, DDG 130, in honor of Medal of Honor recipient, Master Chief Hospital Corpsman William Charette.
Navy Expeditionary Combat Command forces began participation in the joint Exercise Pacific Blitz 2019 in which the Navy expeditionary forces are distributed throughout installations in and off the coast of Southern California.
The Nimitz Class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) departed Naval Station Norfolk, March 16, following a three-month availability period used to upgrade systems, conduct maintenance, and provide targeted training.
The Department of the Navy (DON) submitted its fiscal year 2020 budget request to Congress March 12. The $205.6 billion Base, and Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) request is part of the $718 billion (Base and OCO) defense budget, which President Donald Trump submitted to Congress March 11.
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer has announced the new class of Towing, Salvage, and Rescue ship will be named Navajo in honor of the major contributions the Navajo people have made to the armed forces.
The Advancement Dashboard for E-4 to E-6 candidates is a dynamic, user-friendly, web-based dashboard on MyNavy Portal to give Sailors a detailed personal view of their eligibility status for advancement, and instructions and documentation to prepare for the advancement process.
VCNO met with Sailors from various Surface Warfare commands in order to see firsthand, the status of the readiness reforms being implemented across the fleet and to gather feedback directly from Sailors on the waterfront.
The Navy celebrates the centennial of the Board of Decorations and Medals. Founded March 6, 1919, the board was established by order of then-Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels to standardize the awarding of medals to service members for extraordinary acts of heroism or distinguished service.
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.