The Wasp Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) with embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) is assisting in the assessment of typhoon damage to Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
A previous version of this story stated naval aircraft from Naval Air Station Jacksonville were evacuated to escape Hurricane Florence. The story listed the aircrafts’ headquarters locations, but the aircraft being evacuated were assigned to other locations..
Most of the U.S. Navy’s aircraft based in Virginia and Maryland that are able to fly will be sortied to escape Hurricane Florence, service officials told USNI News. Read More
This post has been updated with additional information from Naval Air Force Atlantic.
The Navy will send out nearly 30 ships to escape the effects of Hurricane Florence from its bases in Hampton Roads, Va. U.S. Fleet Forces announced on Monday. Read More
The following is the Aug. 3, 2018 Congressional Research Report, Coast Guard Polar Icebreaker Program: Background and Issues for Congress. Read More
The following is the Aug. 3, 2018 Congressional Research Service report, Coast Guard Cutter Procurement: Background and Issues for Congress. Read More
The following is the Aug. 4, 2018 ALCOAST message on the occasion of the 228th anniversary of the founding of the revenue cutter service. Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Fiscal Year 2019 money for a Coast Guard heavy polar icebreaker is frozen on Capitol Hill, but the service’s commandant is optimistic the project will ultimately be funded. Read More
The U.S. Coast Guard has convened a formal Marine Board of Investigation into the deadly July 19 sinking of an amphibious duck boat tour vessel on Table Rock Lake in Branson, Mo. Read More
The following is the July 9, 2018 Congressional Research Report, Coast Guard Polar Icebreaker Program: Background and Issues for Congress. Read More
A pair of Pacific mine countermeasures exercises are increasing the U.S. Navy’s ability to incorporate new laser technology and international naval units into mine hunting avoidance activities.