Under Secretary Modly’s Remarks at Master Chief Slabinski’s Induction into Pentagon Hall of Heroes

The following are Under Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly’s remarks for Medal of Honor recipient Master Chief Britt Slabinski’s induction into Pentagon Hall of Heroes May 25. Deputy Secretary Shanahan, Adm. Richardson, Dana, Master Chief of the Navy Giordano, Christina, Bryce, John, Meghan, military service members who are gathered here today, DoD civilians, families, …

Under Secretary Modly’s Remarks at U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2018 Graduation

The following are Under Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly’s  remarks for the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2018’s graduation and commissioning ceremony in Annapolis, Md., May 25. Mr. President, members of Congress, Admiral Richardson, General Walters, Vice Admiral Carter, distinguished guests, faculty and staff of this national treasure of an institution. To the parents, …

USS Manchester (LCS 14) Commissioning

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of the May 26 commissioning of the Navy’s newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship, USS Manchester (LCS 14). Adm. William Moran, vice chief of Naval Operations, will deliver the ceremony’s principal address. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, senior United States Senator from New Hampshire, will serve as the ship’s sponsor. In a time-honored …