The following is video of the July 22, 2017 Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) commissioning ceremony. Read More
This post has been updated to include a comment from Acting Navy Secretary Sean Stackley.
President Donald Trump wants the new Gerald Ford-class aircraft carriers to use older steam catapults to launch aircraft rather than the new electromagnetic launch system that the Navy has been developing for more than a decade. Read More
The following is video of President Donald Trump’s March 2, 2017 speech aboard aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78). Read More
Shipyard and depot maintenance workers and Military Sealift Command civilian mariners have been exempted from the federal hiring freeze, according to a guidance memo signed Wednesday by Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work. Read More