As the Navy seeks to become more dynamic and unpredictable, the supply and logistics communities are working through how to keep up with the fleet. Read More
Tag Archives: dynamic force employment
Memo: Marines Forced to Cut Readiness to Pay For Hurricane Damage, Unplanned Expenses
This post has been updated to include a statement from Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer.
The Marine Corps is facing “fiscal challenges without precedent” this year due to unexpected expenses forced on the small service by the Pentagon, the White House and Congress, and the commandant is looking to the secretary of the Navy for help. Read More
Carrier Lincoln Preparing for Deployment After Several High-End Training Opportunities
ABOARD USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN, IN THE VIRGINIA CAPES OPERATING AREA – The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group is underway for pre-deployment training after reaping the benefits of several high-end training opportunities in the last several months. Read More
Top Stories 2018: U.S. Navy Operations
USNI News polled its writers, naval analysts and service members on what they consider the most important military and maritime stories in 2018. This story is part of a series; please also see U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Marine Corps Operations.
If 2018 made anything clear, it’s that the U.S. Navy noticed the increased Russian submarine activity in the Atlantic and won’t let it go unaddressed.
Navy Planning for Gray-Zone Conflict; Finalizing Distributed Maritime Operations for High-End Fight
THE PENTAGON – The Navy has a good idea of how to fight a high-end war, but how to handle aggression short of conflict will take some more thought. Read More
Navy Leaders Say ‘Dynamic Force Employment’ Proving Successful in Truman Deployment
The chief of naval operations and the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group leadership said their first deployment under the dynamic force employment (DFE) model sharpened their proficiency in high-end warfare more than expected, the leaders said during a media call while aboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) for Thanksgiving.
Carrier USS Harry S. Truman Returns to the Mediterranean
USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) has returned to the Mediterranean Sea, after spending the early Fall north of the Arctic Circle and taking a month-long break from deployment in July.
Foggo: U.S. Navy Forces in Europe Sufficient to Handle Threats — But Only With Strong Collaboration With Allies
REYKJAVIK, ICELAND – The head of naval forces in Europe is satisfied with the increased presence he’s seen in his theater this year, but he stressed that the U.S. will also have to rely on its allies and partners to counter a growing threat. Read More
Truman Carrier Strike Group Leveraging Unusual Deployment to Work on Undersea Warfare, Strengthen Northern NATO Partnerships
The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group is in the midst of an unusual deployment – currently operating in the North Sea, in Act II of its deployment that had a working port visit intermission – but the strike group commander said the deployment has allowed his sailors to focus on high-end warfare and train in ranges not usually available to them. Read More