Firefighters from Commander, Navy Region Japan Emergency Services board the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA-6) during integrated training with America sailors to fight a fire in an industrial maintenance environment on April 15, 2022. US Navy Photo
Accountability is key to managing risks across all the communities in the Navy and Marine Corps, the admiral heading the sea service’s newly established safety command said Thursday. Read More
An MH-60S Knight Hawk helicopter from the Merlins of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 3 provides aerial firefighting support to fight the fire aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6) on July 14, 2020. US Navy Photo
The Navy wants its new two-star safety command to evaluate risk and safety in a similar way to how the service looks at the health of its ships, the number-two officer told Congress today. Read More
Rear Adm. F.R. Luchtman, right, reports to Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Michael Gilday, as he assumes command of the Naval Safety Command during the establishment ceremony for the Naval Safety Command on Feb. 4, 2022, in Norfolk, Va. US Navy Photo
The Navy has a new command after the Naval Safety Center was formally converted into the Naval Safety Command on Friday morning.