North Korea’s goal in dealing with the U.S. is to have Washington tolerate Pyongyang possessing nuclear weapons, a leading expert on international security said Monday. Read More
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UPDATED: North Korea Positioning Itself to Play ‘Nuclear Blackmail’
This post has been updated with additional details of North Korea’s Thursday ballistic missile test.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, after boasting Pyongyang intended to remain a nuclear power, hasn’t completely shut the door on diplomacy with Washington, a panel of security experts said Wednesday. Read More
VIDEO: CNO Message to the Fleet on Coronavirus
The following is the March 19, 2020 message from Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday on measures the Navy is taking in regards to the COVID-19 global pandemic. Read More
Mayport Sailor, 2nd Boxer Sailor Confirmed with Coronavirus; Naval Academy Midshipmen Return Delayed Indefinitely
This post has been corrected to say a sailor assigned to ‘Vipers’ Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 48 is based in Mayport, Fla. not San Diego, Calif.
THE PENTAGON — A second sailor assigned to USS Boxer (LHD-4) and a sailor assigned to a Mayport, Fla.-based helicopter squadron have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, the Navy announced on Wednesday. Read More
2nd Sailor Assigned to Naples Tests Positive for Coronavirus; 18 US Service Members Confirmed with Virus
A second sailor in Italy has tested positive for the COVID-19 strain of coronavirus, U.S. 6th Fleet announced on Monday. Read More
Pentagon, Navy Issue Sweeping ‘Stop Movement’ Order to Limit Coronavirus Spread
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
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
Navy Reservist, Miramar Marine Test Positive for Coronavirus; 2nd Marine Under Watch at Camp Pendleton
A Marine stationed at Miramar Marine Corps Air Station in San Diego, Calif., tested positive for the COVID-19 coronavirus and is being isolated while receiving treatment, I Marine Expeditionary Force officials announced Thursday. Read More
UPDATED: Sailor in Italy, Marine in Virginia Test Positive for Coronavirus
This post has been updated to include the first reported COVID-19 infection of a U.S. Marine.
A sailor in Naples, Italy and a Marine in Virginia have both tested positive for the COVID-19 strain of coronavirus. This marks the first time the virus has been discovered in the Navy and Marine Corps, according to a Saturday statement from U.S. European Command and the Marines. Read More
Report to Congress on Coronavirus Global Response
The following is the Congressional Research Service March 5, 2020 report, COVID-19: Global Implications and Responses. Read More