Feb. 13, 2013 memo on the creation of the Distinguished Warfare Medal that recognizes warfare contributions from cyber troops and unmanned vehicle pilots. Read More
Shipbuilding and related programs that could experience execution problems under a year-long CR include the CVN-78 aircraft carrier program, the CVN Refueling Complex Overhaul (RCOH) program, the DDG-51 program, the DDG-1000 program, an amphibious assault ship (LHA) funded in a prior year, and the Moored Training Ship, according to the Congressional Research Service March, 1 shipbuilding report. Read More
The program for the March 8, service for two unknown sailors from the USS Monitor who were lost at sea in 1862. Read More
The following is a 2007 Congressional Research Service report on the provocative actions taken by the North Koreans from 1950 to 2007. Read More
The following is a March, 6 message from Adm. Bill Gortney, commander U.S. Fleet Forces, to the Fleet on implementation of sequestration and Continuing Resolution budget cuts that expects to trim almost $9 billion from Navy coffers this fiscal year.
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The following is the first message new Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel gave to Pentagon workers as he assumed the role on Wednesday.
Earlier today I was privileged to take the oath of office to become the 24th Secretary of Defense. I am humbled by and grateful for the opportunity that President Obama and the Congress have given me to once again serve our nation. Read More
This Feb. 14 report from the Congressional Research Service details developments in the Arleigh Burke and Zumwalt destroyer classes as background information for Congress.
Navy Staff director Vice Admiral Rick Hunt’s letter to Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jonathan Greenert on the progress of the LCS council. Read More
A Feb. 19, 2013 brief from CNO Admiral Jonathan Greenert on the planned U.S. Navy civilians furloughs in the event of sequestration. Read More