A view from a Navy Yard building on July 2, 2015 taken by Jolene Milot via Instagram
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There is no evidence there were shots fired at the Washington Navy Yard, and the FBI, the Washington Metropolitan Police Department and the Navy have given the all clear for the facility, according to the service. Read More
Lt. Gen. Robert Neller, Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Europe, visited Naval Air Station Sigonella to meet service members with the second iteration of SP-MAGTF Africa 14, Aug. 9, 2014. US Marine Corps photo.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Wednesday that Lt. Gen. Robert Neller has been nominated to serve as the 37th Commandant of the Marine Corps. Read More
The following is the Department of Defense May 22, 2015 document, Joint Concept for Rapid Aggregation. Read More
A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) enters the well deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) on June 6, 2015. Commandant Gen. Joseph Dunford said the Marines can no longer rely on traditional amphibious operations in the Pacific and will instead have to consider alternate operations models and new platforms. US Navy photo.
Marines will have to continue to be adaptable to meet growing threats with limited resources by fundamentally rethinking how the Marine Corps organizes and operates, commandant Gen. Joseph Dunford said on Thursday. Read More
USS Milius (DDG-69) returns to homeport Naval Base San Diego after an eight-month independent deployment to the western Pacific and U.S. Central Command areas of responsibility in 2012. US Navy Photo
The guided missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG-69) returned to Naval Station San Diego, Calif. on Thursday after a eight month deployment to the Middle East and the Western Pacific, the service announced. Read More
Rear Adm. Richard Breckenridge. US Navy Photo
The Navy has nominated the director of its warfare integration division (OPNAV N9I) to the second-in-command position in U.S. Fleet Forces Command and a third star, the service announced on Thursday. Read More
Rear Adm. Kevin Donegan
The Navy has nominated Rear Adm. Kevin “Kid” Donegan to the rank of vice admiral and an assignment as commander of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command and commander of U.S. 5th Fleet in Bahrain. Read More
Marines from the 3rd Marine Reconnaissance Battalion prepare to disembark the guided-missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN-727) during a small boat exercise in Apra Harbor, Guam, on March 24, 2015. US Navy photo.
The Navy selected the first 38 enlisted female sailors to serve aboard a submarine, the service announced on Monday. Read More
The following is the June 12, 2015 Department of Defense Law of War Manual. Read More
Rear Adm. Jim Kilby during an April training exercise in conjunction with the Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center. NSMWDC Photo
The Navy is in the midst of a surface warfare renaissance after 15 years of lower-end tasks in the backgrounds of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
In addition to beefing up its weapons and material readiness to wage a high-end fight, the surface community is also borrowing lessons from the naval aviation to train a new cadre of elite surface warfare officers (SWOs). Read More