The commanding officer of the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG-58) died Oct. 10 in a house fire at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida. Read More
The following is the Sept. 23, 2015 Congressional Research Service report, Navy Littoral Combat Ship (LCS)/Frigate Program: Background and Issues for Congress.
U.S. Fleet Forces is preparing to send its some of its Naval Station Norfolk, Va. based warships out to sea ahead of feared Virginia landfall of Hurricane Joaquin, the command said Thursday afternoon. Read More
The Marine Corps has recommended that women be excluded from some combat jobs, according to a report from The Associated Press. Any exclusion is at odds with the stated position of Navy Secretary Ray Mabus – who will make a recommendation to the defense secretary on behalf of the Navy and Marine Corps – that women should be allowed to compete for any job. Read More
Adm. John Richardson took the helm of the U.S. Navy from former chief of naval operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert in a change of command and retirement ceremony at the U.S. Naval Academy Friday. Read More
A 1st Division Marine was killed and 18 more were injured during a Thursday afternoon vehicle rollover accident, officials at Camp Pendelton said in a statement late yesterday. Read More
Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin assumed command of U.S. 7th Fleet on Monday, relieving Vice Adm. Robert Thomas of his duties. Read More
This post has been updated with additional information from II MEF.
One Marine is dead and nine others are injured following the hard landing of a Sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion heavy lift helicopter during a Wednesday training exercise at Camp Lejeune, N.C., officials at the base told USNI News on Thursday. Read More
The following is the U.S. Navy’s How We Fight: Handbook for the Naval Warfighter, recently released by the service. Read More
The following is the Aug. 18, 2015 Congressional Research Service report, Women in Combat: Issues for Congress. Read More