The following is the Thanksgiving message from the Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro and commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Eric Smith. In addition, there are photos from Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Lisa Franchetti and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy James Honea. Read More
USS Thomas Hudner (DDG-116) shot down multiple one-way attack drones launched from Houthi-controlled areas in Yemen, U.S. Central Command announced on X, the site formerly known as Twitter, Wednesday night. Read More
North Korea launched a military satellite Tuesday night, in violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions, prompting condemnations from various countries.
After 11 days of drills, U.S. Marines and Philippine forces wrapped up the seventh iteration of the KAMANDAG Marine exercise in Manila over the weekend. Read More
The Navy will convene an investigation into Monday’s incident in Hawaii where a Navy P-8A Poseidon reconnaissance and surveillance aircraft overshot a runway and ended up in Hawaii’s Kaneohe Bay, officials said. Read More
The following is the Nov. 16, 2023, Congressional Research Service report, Navy Medium Landing Ship (LSM) (Previously Light Amphibious Warship [LAW]) Program: Background and Issues for Congress. Read More
On Nov. 21, the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, in coordination with the Armed Forces of the Philippines, began joint maritime and aerial patrols in the South China Sea. Read More
VA - Aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) docked in Busan, Republic of Korea on Tuesday after wrapping its participation in the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX) while on Sunday, carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76) returned to its homeport in Yokosuka, marking its last scheduled deployment as the forwarded deployed carrier in Japan. Read More
This post has been updated with a statement from U.S. 3rd Fleet.
A Navy P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol airplane is in Hawaii’s Kaneohe Bay after attempting to land on a Marine Corps runway Monday afternoon, according to Marine Corps officials. Read More
THE PENTAGON – It is too early for the Navy to determine if measures put in place after a Navy report found an overwhelmed mental health system and quality of life lapses for crews in extended repair and overhaul periods will have a positive effect, service leaders told reporters Monday. Read More