U.S. Fleet Forces Command Story Archive

'Stewards of the Sea' Exhibit 5-Year Anniversary  (21 March 2019)
The U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFFC) sponsored "Stewards of the Sea: Defending Freedom, Protecting the Environment" interactive exhibit at Nauticus in Norfolk, Virginia, marked its fifth year on display, March 13, 2019.
U.S. Fleet Forces Command Receives 2019 SECNAV Environmental Planning Award  (3 April 2019)
U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFFC) received a 2019 Secretary of the Navy Environmental Award for environmental planning of the Atlantic Fleet Training and Testing (AFTT) Study Area Phase III Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), March 19.
Iowa Man Who Lived Two Lifetimes of Careers Retires  (11 April 2019)
Seated at an empty desk in a room once filled with accolades, plaques, photos or any other item you can imagine, a hollowed echo rang out as Mark Anthony spoke in the now bare office space.
Navy Promotes Education to 'Protect Our Species' on Earth Day  (19 April 2019)
The U.S. Navy's global presence provides numerous opportunities to positively affect the environment in their communities - not just on Earth Day, but throughout the year. This year's theme is "Protect Our Species."
USFFC Commemorates 77th Anniversary of the Battle of Midway  (10 June 2019)
U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFFC) commemorated the 77th anniversary of the Battle of Midway with a dinner theater, dining out on board Naval Station Norfolk, June 6.
USS Stout Arrives for Nassau, Bahamas Port Call  (13 June 2019)
Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) arrived in Nassau, Bahamas, for a scheduled port visit, June 12.
USFF Commander Visits Bahamas  (14 June 2019)
Commander of U.S. Fleet Forces visits the Bahamas to engage in bilateral meetings to reinforce the importance of the strategic partnership between the U.S. and the Bahamas and the two countries' longstanding commitment toward mutual security, promoting trade and cultural exchange.
U.S. Fleet Forces Command Kicks Off Navy Civilian Acculturation Program  (16 July 2019)
The Chief of Navy Operations announced the rollout of the Navy Civilian Acculturation Program in NAVADMIN 158/19 for newly hired civilians with no prior experience or background in the Navy.
Smokey Bear Celebrates 75th Birthday Aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower  (1 August 2019)
The Virginia Department of Forestry collaborated with U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) Command and Naval Facilities Engineering Command Mid-Atlantic to help Smokey Bear celebrate his 75th birthday aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), July 30.
Virginia-Based Sailors, Marines Return After Supporting Relief to Bahamas  (18 September 2019)
Sailors and Marines from the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group; Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadrons 14 and 15 and Helicopter Sea Combat Squadrons 9 and 26 returned this week after supporting relief to the Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian.
Navy's Highest Ranking, Longest Serving Civilian Retires   (26 September 2019)
U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) Command's executive director and chief of staff retired Sept. 23 as the Navy's highest-ranking, longest-serving member of the Senior Executive Service (SES), equivalent to the Navy's O-9 rank or vice admiral.

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