SAN DIEGO, Calif. – As the Navy continues to inject more live, virtual and constructive events to prepare ships’ crews to defeat potential threats, surface warfare training officials are looking to add more realistic adversaries and tougher scenarios via virtual training. Read More
USNI News polled its writers, naval analysts and service members on what they consider the most important military and maritime stories in 2017.
The following is part of a series. Please also see Top Stories 2017: Navy Acquisition, International Acquisition, Marine Corps Operations, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Acquisition, International Operations and New Administration.
In 2017, the Navy and Marine Corps were active in nearly every corner of the globe. Some forces conducted land-attack and air warfare not seen by U.S. forces in years, while others provided desperately needed humanitarian aid.
The Navy has called off the search for the sailor who fell overboard on Tuesday off the coast of North Carolina. As of Friday evening, Fire Controlman 2nd Class Christopher W. Clavin is presumed lost at sea, according to a statement from U.S. Fleet Forces Command. Read More
The Navy has identified the sailor who fell overboard from the USS Normandy (CG-60) on Tuesday as Fire Controlman 2nd Class Christopher W. Clavin, according to a Thursday statement from U.S. Fleet Forces Command. Read More
Six ships and Navy aircraft are searching for a USS Normandy (CG-60) sailor who went overboard Tuesday during a training exercise off the coast of North Carolina, the service announced on Wednesday morning. Read More