An F-35C Lightning II assigned to the “Argonauts” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 147 prepares to make an arrested landing on the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) on Dec. 8, 2018. US Navy Photo
CAPITOL HILL – Vice Adm. Michael Gilday supports the Navy’s vision for a larger and more lethal Navy that uses data to make decisions and incorporates industry’s technological advances rapidly, according to advance policy questions he submitted to the Senate Armed Services Committee. Read More
Sergeant Maj. Ronald L. Green, 18th Sergeant Major the Marine Corps, left, Sergeant Maj. Troy E. Black, 19th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, middle, and Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. David H. Berger, right, stand in the reviewing area at the conclusion of a relief and appointment ceremony at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C., July 26, 2019. The emblematic passing of the sword of office signifies the transfer of the senior enlisted leader of Marines and advisor to the commandant from 18th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Ronald L. Green to Sgt. Maj. Black. US Marine Corps photo.
Sgt. Maj. Troy Black took over as the 19th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps on Friday, in a relief and appointment ceremony at Marine Barracks Washington on July 26. Read More
Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, Gen. Mark A. Milley, salutes Dr. Anthony Hassan and Brian Kinsella during his last Salute from the Chief ceremony. US Army Photo
The Senate confirmed Army Gen. Mark Milley to be the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Thursday afternoon. Read More
U.S. Marines with 1st Marine Division, participate in a change of command ceremony at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California on June 13, 2019. US Marine Corps Photo
During an infantry battalion’s morning formation on Thursday at Camp Pendleton, Calif., 16 Marines were arrested on allegations they took part in illegal human smuggling and illicit drug-related offenses, 1st Marine Division announced. Read More
Aviation Electronics Technician 2nd Class Slayton Saldana has been listed as DUSTWUN following the July 17 incident. Navy photo.
The Navy announced that Aviation Electronics Technician 2nd Class Slayton Saldana was the sailor listed as Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown (DUSTWUN) following a July 17 reported man overboard incident on carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72).
An MH-60S Knight Hawk helicopter assigned to the Nightdippers of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 5 lands on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72). US Navy Photo
The search has ended for a sailor who is believed to have gone overboard from USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) on Wednesday morning, U.S. 5th Fleet announced. Read More
A MADIS anti-drone system is perched on the bow of USS Boxer (LHD-4) during a Strait of Hormuz transit on July 18, 2019. US Marine Corps Photo
Instead of a using an almost-million-dollar Navy missile, Marines splashed a hostile Iranian drone on Thursday for about the cost of a couple of gallons of gas. Read More
USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) steams with the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Bainbridge (DDG-96) after a replenishment-at-sea on May 8, 2019. US Navy Photo
U.S. and international warships are searching for a sailor missing from the Lincoln Carrier Strike Group in the Arabian Sea, U.S. 5th Fleet announced on Thursday. Read More
U.S. Marine Corps AAV-P7/A1 assault amphibious vehicles assigned to Combat Assault Company, 3rd Marine Regiment, unload service members during an amphibious landing demonstration as part of Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise at Pyramid Rock Beach on Marine Corps Base Hawaii July 29, 2018. US Marine Corps photo.
New Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. David Berger outlined his largely naval priorities for the Marine Corps, and he’s willing to shed some key tenets of the Marines’ amphibious force planning in recent years – including the demand for 38 amphibious warships to support a 2 Marine Expeditionary Brigade-sized forcible entry force. Read More
The following is the Commandant’s Planning Guidance to the Marine Corps from Gen. David Berger. Read More