Ten enlisted Navy SEALs and a sailor who supported Navy special warfare are in the process of being administratively discharged from the service for testing positive for cocaine or methamphetamines, USNI News has learned.
The following is the April 18, 2018 Congressional Research Service report, Coast Guard Polar Icebreaker Modernization: Background and Issues for Congress. Read More
Sailors man the rails aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD-1) as the ship returns to Sasebo, Japan on April 26, 2018. US Navy Photo
THE PENTAGON — The Navy is extending initial tour lengths for forward deployed enlisted sailors in an attempt to cut down on the constant churn of personnel passing through ships based overseas.
The following is the April 30, 2018 Department of Defense Fiscal Year 2017 Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military and the Department of Navy enclosure. Read More
Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin speaks to members of the press about the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) which was involved in a collision with a merchant vessel on June 18, 2017.
This post was updated to correct circumstances of a Jan. 31, 2017 incident involving the guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG-54). The ship suffered a grounding, not a collision.
U.S. warships in the Western Pacific were overtasked and starved for manpower ahead of two fatal collisions that killed 17 sailors, the former commander of Japan-based U.S. 7th Fleet wrote in his first public comments since being removed from his position last year. Read More
Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson. US Navy Photo
White House physician Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson withdrew from consideration to be the head of the Department of Veterans Affairs, according to a Thursday morning statement. Read More
1st Lt. Philip H. Sauer, USMC
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – With a Marine down and several dozen heavily-armed enemy fighters approaching his location, 1st Lt. Philip H. Sauer grabbed his .45-cal pistol and ordered his other three men off the hill outside Khe Sanh. Read More
Adm. Philip S. Davidson, commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, delivers the keynote address at the Surface Navy Association’s 30th National Symposium on Jan. 11, 2018. US Navy Photo
The Senate Armed Services Committee voted to confirm Adm. Phil Davidson as the next commander of U.S. Pacific Command. Read More
Newly commissioned Navy Ensigns and Marine 2nd Lieutenants from the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2016 throw their midshipmen covers in the air at the end of their graduation and commissioning ceremony. US Navy Photo
A clean sheet review of how the Navy educates sailors and Marines is now underway, with results expected to alter the way Department of the Navy training is conducted. Read More
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A previous version of the map had the incorrect hull number for aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77).
The USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker is sponsored by CNA. These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of April 23, 2018, based on Navy and public data. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the map reflects the location of the capital ship. Read More