Marillyn Hewson Stepping Down as Lockheed Martin CEO

Marillyn Hewson Stepping Down as Lockheed Martin CEO

Marillyn Hewson, CEO of Lockheed Martin, addresses her remarks to President Donald J. Trump, joined by Vice President Mike Pence, during the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board Meeting on March 6, 2019. White House Photo

Marillyn Hewson is stepping down as chief executive of Lockheed Martin after running the defense contractor since 2014.

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Coast Guard Struggling to Get Ships Repaired as Navy Expands Use of Smaller Yards

Coast Guard Struggling to Get Ships Repaired as Navy Expands Use of Smaller Yards

Coast Guard Cutter Waesche prepares to refloat from drydock in Seattle, Wash., May 22, 2018. The Waesche is a 418-foot Legend-class National Security Cutter homeported in Alameda, California. US Coast Guard photo.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The Coast Guard is struggling to get ship repair yards to bid on its work as the Navy is leaning on more of these same companies to help dig out of its own ship maintenance backlog – and with the Navy contracts being larger and more lucrative, the Coast Guard is realizing it must “change the way we do business,” its engineering official said. Read More

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: March 16, 2020

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: March 16, 2020

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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 March 16, 2020, 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

Pentagon, Navy Issue Sweeping ‘Stop Movement’ Order to Limit Coronavirus Spread

Pentagon, Navy Issue Sweeping ‘Stop Movement’ Order to Limit Coronavirus Spread

Two U.S. Army Soldiers and a Republic of Korea Army Soldier spray a COVID-19 infected area with a solution of disinfectant in Daegu, Republic of Korea, March 13, 2020. US Army Photo

Pentagon leadership issued unprecedented travel restrictions to servicemembers, their dependents and military civilians and in an attempt to limit the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus across the services. Read More

VIDEO: CNO, MCPON Message to Fleet on Coronavirus

VIDEO: CNO, MCPON Message to Fleet on Coronavirus

The following is the March 14, 2020 message from Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Russell Smith on measures the Navy is taking in regards to the COVID-19 global pandemic.  Read More

Sailor Killed aboard USS Vella Gulf Identified

Sailor Killed aboard USS Vella Gulf Identified

Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class Imran Khan, from New York, New York, looks out of the hangar bay window to view an MH-60R helicopter approaching for a landing on the flight deck aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG-72). US Navy Photo

A sailor aboard guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG-72) died on Tuesday while the ship was operating in the Mediterranean Sea, according to U.S. 6th Fleet. Read More