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Dec. 12, 2018

Officials Detail Steps to Improve Navy, Marine Corps Readiness

The Navy and Marine Corps have some readiness challenges, but both services are taking steps to address them, Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer and a senior Government Accountability Office official told Senators during a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee’s sea power and readiness and management support subcommittees.

Nov. 8, 2018

Richardson Works to Strengthen Pacific Contacts, Alliances

Personal interactions at all levels underpin U.S. military-to-military relations with nations around the world, but these require care and Navy Adm. John M. Richardson tended to these relations during a recent trip through the Pacific.

Oct. 23, 2018

Indo-Pacific Command Chief Receives Old Salt Award

The Navy continues a tradition as Adm. Kurt Tidd, the commander of U.S. Southern Command, turned over the Old Salt award to Adm. Philip Davidson – the commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command.

Oct. 15, 2018

Navy, Gerard Butler Collaborate to Tell 21st Century Submarine Yarn

Hollywood came to the Pentagon as actor Gerard Butler spoke to Pentagon reporters about his collaboration with the U.S. Navy in making “Hunter Killer,” a submarine movie.

Oct. 9, 2018

Democracy Providing Stability, Security in the Hemisphere, Mattis Says in Mexico

Democracy is succeeding in Latin America and can be a beacon to the rest of the world, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said at the Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas in Cancun, Mexico.

Oct. 2, 2018

Navy Undersecretary Modly Shores Up Alliances in Oceania

Freedom of navigation and issues of sovereignty were front and center as Navy Undersecretary Thomas B. Modly journeyed through Oceania.

Sept. 28, 2018

Air Force, Navy Officials Describe Need for C-130 Aircraft

The Air Force would like to “do more and go faster” in modernizing its C-130 Hercules aircraft fleet, the service’s deputy chief of staff for strategic plans and requirements told a House Armed Services Committee panel.

Sept. 24, 2018

U.S., Afghan Health Professionals Work to Improve Medical Care

U.S. Navy medical professionals are working with their Afghan counterparts to improve medical care at Kandahar Regional Military Hospital in Afghanistan.

Sept. 14, 2018

Face of Defense: Navy Recruiter Shares ‘Formula’ for Success

Hard-driving enlisted recruiter Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Jose Sotocora is among Navy Recruiting District Miami’s top producers.

Sept. 6, 2018

Navy Destroyer Seizes 2,521 AK-47 Rifles in Gulf of Aden

An illicit weapons shipment of more than 2,000 rifles was seized by the crew of the USS Jason Dunham during a countertrafficking mission in international waters in the Gulf of Aden, U.S. 5th Fleet officials announced.

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