The Navy is denying approximately 4,400 Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) administrative claims alleging personal injury or wrongful death resulting from exposure to contaminants in drinking water at Camp Lejeune dating from the 1950s to the 1980s.
The Navy will commission its newest destroyer, USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001), Saturday, Jan. 26 during a 10 a.m. (PST) ceremony at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego, California, where the ship will be homeported.
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) began its transit to the Black Sea Jan. 19, 2019, to conduct maritime security operations and enhance regional maritime stability, combined readiness and naval capability with NATO allies and partners in the region.
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson visited Japan, Jan. 17 - 18, to engage with forward-deployed Sailors, meet with senior Japanese leaders and reaffirm the U.S. Navy's commitment to peace and security in the Indo-Pacific Region.
Naval leaders, government officials and members of private industry continued to discuss the Surface Navy's future and capabilities at the 31st Annual Surface Navy Association Symposium in Arlington, Va., Jan. 16.