The Navy has identified a sailor assigned to an amphibious warship based in Norfolk, Va., who died on Friday from complications related to COVID-19. Read More
Out of the sailors who have been offered a vaccine for COVID-19, about 70 percent have taken the Navy up on the shots, according to information provided to USNI News by the service. Read More
The sailors of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group will receive their COVID-19 vaccines this weekend, just days ahead of pulling out of Norfolk, Va., for a second deployment in the past year, Navy officials said today during a media teleconference. Read More
After coming through 2020 with record sales and growing its unmanned systems portfolio through acquisitions and partnerships, Huntington Ingalls Industries plans to use that momentum in 2021 to integrate its different business lines to help its customers tackle more complex challenges, the company president said today. Read More
Amphibious warship USS Makin Island (LHD-8) , its Amphibious Ready Group and elements of the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit transited the Strait of Hormuz and is now in the Persian Gulf, according to U.S. 5th Fleet. Read More
The following is the Feb. 4, DoD Inspector General report, Evaluation of the Navy’s Plans and Response to the Coronavirus Disease-2019 Onboard Navy Warships and Submarines. The report was released on Feb. 8. Read More
This post was updated to include the identity of a USS Tennessee sailor who died from COVID-19 complications earlier this week.
An instructor at the Navy’s Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes Ill., has died from complications related to the COVID-19 virus, the service announced on Friday. Read More
This post has been updated to include additional information from Submarine Group 10.
A submariner died today of complications from a COVID-19 infection, the Navy announced. Read More
The following is the Jan. 25, 2021 Congressional Research Service report, COVID-19: Potential Implications for International Security Environment—Overview of Issues and Further Reading for Congress. Read More
A Navy Reserve sailor in Ohio died earlier this month from complications related to COVID-19, the service announced on Thursday. Read More