The number of at-sea billets the Navy needs to fill continues to grow as the service works to incentivize sailors to take the jobs, according to the latest numbers from the Navy Personnel Command. Read More
This story has been updated to reflect a clarification in the officers eligible for the bonus.
A new Navy program will offer $20,000 per year to members of the submarine community in a bid to increase retention. Read More
Destroyer USS Stout (DDG-55) recently achieved a record-breaking deployment length after operating at sea for more than 200 days, the Navy announced. Read More
USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) transited the Suez Canal and is now operating in the Red Sea, according to the Navy. Read More
Amphib USS Bataan (LHD-5) is operating in the Red Sea as tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to simmer, USNI News has learned. Read More
THE PENTAGON – After sending Marines from Kuwait to beef up security at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said a battalion of Army paratroopers will now serve as the regional quick-response force, a role previously filled by the Marines. Read More