On Dec. 15, Que Nguyen, an IT specialist at Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center (FNMOC) in Monterey, Calif., retired after 28 years of selfless service. Nguyen's life is a true American success story filled with perseverance, compassion and dedication to his community.
The Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command and the University of Alabama signed an educational partnership agreement to create and maintain a Joint Precise Timing Applied Science Program (JPTASP) at the university's campus in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center (FNMOC), the Navy's premier numerical modeling center, launched a program intended to strengthen the relationship between its warfighting support team and the ships they support and to capture valuable fleet input on services they provide.
It was a routine deployment for the Strike Group Oceanography Team (SGOT) with the America Amphibious Ready Group during its maiden deployment, until probabilistic forecasting started showing disturbing weather beginning in October 2017.
On April 21, Aerographer's Mate 1st Class (AG1) Charles Anthony Barzon received the Captain Harry T. Jenkins Memorial Award during the Coronado Chamber of Commerce's 33rd annual "Salute to the Military Ball" at the Hotel Del Coronado in Coronado, California.
Naval Oceanography's Fleet Survey Team (FST) and Naval Oceanography Mine Warfare Center (NOMWC) recently returned from Exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS), where they executed safety of navigation and mine countermeasure operations in an effort to enhance interoperability with European allies.
Capt. Rachael Dempsey relieved Capt. Michael Roth, as commanding officer of Fleet Weather Center San Diego (FWC-SD) during a change of command ceremony held on July 26, at Naval Base Coronado, North Island Annex.
The Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command, based at Stennis Space Center, Miss., is continuing to advance its unmanned underwater systems operational expertise during the annual NUWC's ANTX, which will be taking place for the first time on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Naval Oceanography hosted a ceremony on Jan. 25, to honor its very first Hall of Fame inductees and dedicate the latest supercomputers after Naval Oceanography legends Rear Adm. (ret.) James Koehr, Dr. Donald Durham and Vice Adm. (ret.) Paul Gaffney II.
With more than 18 nations, 50 surface ships, 36 aircraft, two submarines and 8,600 personnel involved in the 47th annual Baltic Operations (BALTOPS), the people of Naval Oceanography are easily overshadowed but their work fortifies the entire exercise.