Category Archives: Military Personnel

USS George Washington Sailor Found Aboard Carrier Died from Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound, Say Local Officials

USS George Washington Sailor Found Aboard Carrier Died from Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound, Say Local Officials

The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) begins the transit to Newport News, Va., on Aug. 4, 2017, to begin a refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) maintenance at Newport News Shipyard. US Navy photo.

A sailor assigned to USS George Washington (CVN-73) died last week from a self-inflicted gunshot wound on the carrier, USNI News has learned. Read More

EOD Sailor Killed in Marine Corps Training Exercise

EOD Sailor Killed in Marine Corps Training Exercise

On Sunday, April 17, Lt. j.g. Aaron Fowler, age 29, assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit One, died while participating in a training evolution with the Marine Corps at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe Bay. US Navy Photo

A sailor died Sunday while training with the Marine Corps at the Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe Bay, the Navy announced Wednesday.

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Navy Relieves Fleet Readiness Center East Commander

Navy Relieves Fleet Readiness Center East Commander

Fleet Readiness Center East Commanding Officer Col. Thomas A. Atkinson speaks during a Jan. 27 ceremony at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center celebrating the official launch of the Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Tech Bridge, an initiative that aims to reduce the timeline and costs associated with the Navy’s procurement process. U.S. Navy Photo

The Navy relieved the commander of Fleet Readiness Center East Friday over a “lack of confidence,” the service said in a news release. Read More

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: April 18, 2022

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: April 18, 2022

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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 18, 2022, based on Navy and public data. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the chart reflects the location of the capital ship. Read More