USS Gerald R. Ford Ends First Year of Service With a Long List of Accomplishments

By Rear Admiral Roy Kelley Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic The first chapter of the book on USS Gerald R. Ford has now been written; a story of hard work, dedication, pride and an effort to strive for excellence. What began on a drawing board as “science fiction” quickly turned into “science fact” because of …

Readying the Fleet to Own the Fight

By Vice Adm. Richard Brown Commander, Naval Surface Forces Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet Our Navy’s enduring mission is to protect and defend America and its national interests worldwide. As the largest contingent of the Nation’s maritime warfighting force, it is critical our surface ships continue to “own the fight” by being the …

Readying the Fleet to Own the Fight

By Vice Adm. Richard Brown Commander, Naval Surface Forces Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet Our Navy’s enduring mission is to protect and defend America and its national interests worldwide. As the largest contingent of the Nation’s maritime warfighting force, it is critical our surface ships continue to “own the fight” by being the …

Time Well Spent

By Adm. Bill Moran Vice Chief of Naval Operations I recently completed an energizing trip to Surface Warfare Officers School (SWOS) in Newport, Rhode Island, to get a first-hand look at how Surface Warriors are taught and gain important insights into what instructors and students feel are important to the future of the Surface Force. …

Time Well Spent

By Adm. Bill Moran Vice Chief of Naval Operations I recently completed an energizing trip to Surface Warfare Officers School (SWOS) in Newport, Rhode Island, to get a first-hand look at how Surface Warriors are taught and gain important insights into what instructors and students feel are important to the future of the Surface Force. …

Special Report: USS John S. McCain Collision

The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) was involved in a collision with the merchant vessel Alnic MC while underway east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore on Aug. 21.   MT @US7thFleet: Emergency Family Assistance Center has been established for #USSJohnSMcCain family members. pic.twitter.com/8VDvZiJQZz — U.S. Navy (@USNavy) August 21, 2017 …