The mission of the Navy is to maintain, train and equip combat-ready Naval forces capable of winning wars, deterring aggression and maintaining freedom of the seas.
Two #USNavy P-8A Poseidon aircraft have joined the search for the missing cargo ship El Faro.
MT @SurfaceWarriors: #ICYMI - #USSPaulHamilton returned from deployment Sept. 29 http://t.co/6GXrb55nsH
Welcome home, USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60). The guided-missile destroyer returned to Pearl Harbor Sept. 29 after a scheduled independent deployment. Paul Hamilton conducted theater security cooperation and maritime presence operations with partner nations.
Worldwide throughout the month of October, naval commands are using Energy Action Month 2015 as an opportunity to strengthen their workforce's commitment to responsible energy use as an enabler of the mission. Learn more: http://1.usa.gov/1hegtNl
Military Sealift Command hospital ships USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) and USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) recently returned to their homeports. Go inside their missions by the numbers.
ASN Stackley: It is imperative that our future carriers provide capabilities necessary & second that they do so at cost the nation can bear
LIVE NOW: Senate Committee on Armed Services hearing on #USNavy’s Gerald R. Ford-class Aircraft Carrier Program - http://t.co/6daRXWVaGB
#ICYMI: #USSRonaldReagan arrives in #Japan -http://t.co/o0KbNitjT8 http://t.co/mxnSFBz87N
Welcome to Japan, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) - the #USNavy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier.
Almost there! USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) is expected to arrive in Yokosuka Thursday. The ship is joining the Forward Deployed Naval Forces in U.S. 7th Fleet in place of USS George Washington (CVN 73).
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON)(AW/NAC) Michael D. Stevens held an all-hands call at Naval Air Station Jacksonville Tuesday. Read what Sailors asked and what Adm. Richardson had to say.
As USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) prepares to arrive in Yokosuka, Japan as the #USNavy's only forward-deployed Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, watch for an update on its transit.
.@DeptofDefense establishes website to keep workforce apprised of efforts to prepare for potential gov shutdown - http://t.co/EhAu8EMl7N
The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) has established a website to keep the DoD workforce apprised of efforts to prepare for a potential government shutdown. Visit it at http://1.usa.gov/1h2S798
#ICMYI: Meet Cmdr. Joe & watch how he has a nose for helping those in need - http://t.co/X8I3a5WPVe via @AllHandsMag
On this Gold Star Mother's and Family's Day, we recognize the sacrifice that all Gold Star Family members make when a loved one dies in service to our Nation.
Future #USSMilwaukee (LCS 5) completes acceptance trial -http://t.co/FCPe8DQZMk via @NAVSEA http://t.co/oTiYoDnAVW
From Naval Sea Systems Command: With the completion of acceptance trials, the delivery of LCS 5 to the #USNavy is right around the corner!
NOW: Watch #USNavy's newest Sailors graduate boot camp - http://t.co/FAXoBoDB08
From U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. Sixth Fleet: USS Carney arrived at Naval Station Rota, Spain Friday, joining three other destroyers as part of the Forward-Deployed Naval Force. Read all about it at http://1.usa.gov/1gU9t8l
Fair winds and following seas, shipmate.
MT @Yankees: #USNavy says farewell to shipmate, Yogi Berra with beautiful rendition of Taps before game. http://t.co/k4ZHpTgFod
.@Yankees honor @MLB legend & #USNavy vet, Yogi Berra at Thursday's game. Photos via #Yankees http://t.co/sfvuoxIK4r
On this #ThrowbackThursday, we go back to 1960 when the first nuclear powered aircraft carrier, USS Enterprise (CVAN 65), was launched at Newport News, Va. In 1975, she was designated USS Enterprise (CVN 65).
#USSRussell enters @US7thFleet - http://t.co/V79Y53xnSB #PresenceMatters
#USSTheSullivans departs #Norfolk for #JointWarrior - http://t.co/k7sQOQdFAw
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON)(AW/NAC) Michael D. Stevens visited Naval Station Norfolk, Tuesday, to speak with Mid-Atlantic Sailors about the future of the Navy.
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson speaks with Sailors after an all-hands call at Naval Station Norfolk. Richardson spent Tuesday conducting his first series of all-hands calls as CNO with Sailors in the Hampton Roads area.
#USSGeorgeWashington enters 4th Fleet area of operations to conduct #SouthernSeas 2015 - http://t.co/1f4d0iGVuq
From U.S. Department of Defense (DOD): Secretary of Defense Ash Carter along with Sheryl Sandberg, hosted a Lean In Circle with 12 military women of all ranks and services today at the Pentagon. Lean In Circles are small peer groups who meet regularly to learn and grow together. Today's Circle gave the Secretary the opportunity to listen to the women's discussion on the challenges and opportunities they face in the workplace. Following today's circle, the Secretary announced DoD's support for Lean In Circles across the Department - providing opportunities to come together to share experiences and advice on overcoming challenges in the military and the Department. He added, "I highly encourage service members and civilian employees take advantage of DoD spaces made available before, after, or during work hours to participate in these peer mentoring relationships." For more information on DoD Lean In Circles, visit http://1.usa.gov/1j3FD2U
#USSRonaldReagan transits western Pacific Ocean after arriving in @US7thFleet, Sept. 19. http://t.co/92ah3ppe1H
USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) transits the western Pacific Ocean after arriving in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to serve as the #USNavy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, Sept. 19.
MT @SurfaceWarriors: #USSStockdale and #USSWilliamPLawrence hosted a POW/MIA Day ceremony. Photos at http://t.co/Tqz2Ed1Afc
The #USNavy's only forward-deployed Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) entered the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations, Sept. 17. #PresenceMatters
RT @CNORichardson: Thanks 2 @CNOGreenert & wife Darleen for magnificent service to our country & our @USNavy as 30th #CNO Fair Winds & Foll…
Read Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson's "Day 1 Message to the Fleet" at http://1.usa.gov/1gyllwr
NOW: Watch CNO change of office ceremony between @CNOGreenert & Adm. Richardson - http://t.co/ARWbSzIP9b
LIVE 1P ET: Watch CNO change of office ceremony between @CNOGreenert & Adm. Richardson - http://t.co/ARWbSzIP9b
NOW: Watch #USNavy's newest Sailors graduate boot camp - http://t.co/WR7rjRs2YW
Join us Friday at 1 p.m. ET for the Chief of Naval Operations change of office ceremony between Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jonathan Greenert and Adm. John Richardson at the United States Naval Academy. Watch live at http://go.usa.gov/3eGzY.
#ThrowbackThursday from Sept. 23, 2011: Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jonathan Greenert stands beside Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and former CNO Adm. Gary Roughead during a change of office ceremony held at the United States Naval Academy.
RT @SECNAV: #SECNAV in @TIME - @USNavy fleet is growing after years of decline & fleet's size & capability = global presence
RT to congratulate our new #USNavy Chief Petty Officers! http://t.co/i7R0WhdXfW
Tell us about a #USNavy Chief Petty Officer who made a difference in your life! Share your story in the comments below.
.@SECNAV names the next joint high speed vessel - http://t.co/HKpDmgAnAV #PlatformsMatter
RT @SECNAV: #SECNAV now at @CityofWichita City Hall w/ @govsambrownback to formally announce name of LCS 13 - USS Wichita.
"Today is a special day in the Navy. For approximately 4,700 active and reserve Sailors, it is a time for reflection, family celebration and excitement for the opportunities that lie ahead. It is also a day of transformation. Today we pin anchors on our newly-minted Chiefs." - Vice Adm. Bill Moran, Chief of Naval Personnel
RT @SECNAV: It's official: LCS 16 will be the future USS Tulsa. #PlatformsMatter http://t.co/hTQ9w9HnuI
From USS Carney: Follow USS Carney as she sails toward her new homeport of Rota, Spain. Carney is the fourth Arleigh Burke-class destroyer to be forward deployed to Rota, Spain to serve as part of the President's European Phased Adaptive Approach to ballistic missile defense in Europe.
Mark your calendar for these holiday mailing deadlines.
The hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) arrived in the Commander, U.S. Third Fleet area of operations Sept. 13 as Pacific Partnership 2015 draws near its close.
Did you miss President Barack Obama's Worldwide #AskPOTUS Troop Talk? Watch it now at http://bit.ly/1UIW8Cs.
LIVE 3P ET: Watch President Barack Obama's Worldwide Troop Talk at http://1.usa.gov/1Kda7oJ. Ask President Obama your question by posting it on U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)'s Facebook Page or tweeting it using #AskPOTUS.
LIVE 3P ET: @POTUS talks with service members worldwide. Ask questions using #AskPOTUS - http://t.co/G5xw2zuCKy
LIVE 9:45A ET: Watch the #USNavy's newest Sailors graduate boot camp - http://t.co/ANRfPNAppS
MT @DeptOfDefense: Join @POTUS as he talks to troops around world Friday. Ask questions using #AskPOTUS. http://t.co/hBo2HoK50o
.@starsandstripes: #USNavy makes cuts to general military training, top admiral tells Sailors - http://t.co/CRzN5EoXet h/t @CChurchStripes
MT @USNPeople: Engage #EverySailorEveryDay to promote suicide prevention. Take time for #1SmallAct http://t.co/nzxUlZZyk1
#ICYMI: #USSGeorgeWashington departed @CoronadoNavy Tuesday for #Norfolk to begin a RCOH period http://t.co/MTZ93JDbsb
RT @USNavyEurope: #USSDonaldCook is currently operating in the #BlackSea in support of exercise #SeaBreeze2015. http://t.co/lS84PPogu6
Part of a hull swap, #USNavy USS George Washington (CVN 73) departed Naval Base Coronado to transit to Norfolk, Va., Sept. 8, to begin a refueling complex overhaul period following a deployment around South America.
#USSGeorgeWashington departs @CoronadoNavy to transit to #Norfolk to begin a RCOH period http://t.co/BO0cjD61f5
From Naval History & Heritage Command: #TriviaTuesday: I stated, "no matter how complex or how awesome you build the weapons of war, man is still the vital element of our defense team. Men make decisions, men fight battles, men win wars.” Who am I? Check your #CNO100 answer here: http://go.usa.gov/3MXXA
JUST IN - 5 things every Sailor needs to know about 2016 General Military Training - http://t.co/0Dt86V5xV8 via @usnpeople
In case you missed it, there's important new information from the #USNavy about the U.S. Office of Personnel Management data breach. Read about it at http://1.usa.gov/1UrS5du
USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) is back. Take a look at its carrier qualifications.
Our day at the beach isn't like most...
CNN shows you what's it like to get USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) back from "one huge tune-up."
#USSCarney scheduled to deploy to #Spain - http://t.co/Xds27AXEPs h/t @wjxt4's @WJXTAshleyM
From Expeditionary Strike Group Three: A Landing Craft Air Cushion from Assault Craft Unit FIVE enters the well deck of USS BOXER LHD 4 in support of Exercise Dawn Blitz 2015.
Did you know it is National Preparedness Month? Don't wait. Communicate. Make your emergency plan today for a flood with these Ready Navy tips: http://1.usa.gov/1JWaqnL
#OTD in 2005: #USNSComfort pulls into Naval Station Mayport to take on supplies for #Katrina10 survivors http://t.co/S6WKTNBM7P
There's important new information from the #USNavy about the U.S. Office of Personnel Management data breach. Read about it at http://1.usa.gov/1UrS5du
Caption this! Want to know what's really happening? Visit http://1.usa.gov/1JTCQPr
VADM James Foggo on #SeaBreeze2015 - http://t.co/Boy4MUGeWG via @NavalInstitute
#OTD in 2005: #USNavy Seabees plan their routes for #Katrina10 clean-up efforts on Biloxi beach http://t.co/m83NauB4wR
From U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. Sixth Fleet: #SeaBreeze2015 fact file: Combined training (in this case salvage diving) with our allies and partners demonstrates a shared commitment to promoting a peaceful and stable Europe.
LIVE 9:45A ET: Watch #USNavy's newest Sailors graduate boot camp - http://t.co/y9jORp3RjI
Remembering Hurricane Katrina while preparing for the next crisis - http://t.co/yNgY5lmRJZ #Katrina10
From Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus: In January at the 2015 Surface Navy Association symposium, #SECNAV announced that LCS would be redesignated as FF. He also talked about changing the designations of ships such as JHSV, AFSB and MLP to find designators for these ships more grounded in tradition, innovation and the creative thinking that characterizes the missions of today's Fleet. The new designators of those ships will be: JHSV to "Expeditionary Fast Transport" - EPF MLP to "Expeditionary Transfer Dock" - ESD AFSB to "Expeditionary Mobile Base" - ESB
#OTD in 2005: #USNavy hospitalman immunizes patient aboard #USSHarrySTruman during #Katrina10 relief http://t.co/NYT1RCtr57
#OTD in 2005: #USNavy Sailor unloads medical supplies for a #NewOrleans hospital damaged by #Katrina10 http://t.co/j7Log6iSIJ
The Slinky's connection to the #USNavy may surprise you...
On today's VJ Day, we reflect upon the solemn occasion when the choice was made that, differences aside, regional stability was attainable. The peace established 70 years ago has stood the test of time because of our partnership and a continued commitment to understanding. Click the blog link here from Naval History & Heritage Command to find out more about the beginnings of our Pacific presence: http://go.usa.gov/3Fvph
Today's #TriviaTuesday - from our good friends at Naval History & Heritage Command: I was the first enlisted Sailor to rise continuously from the ranks to become CNO. My tenure saw the first women in combat air squadrons on carriers. Who am I? Check your #CNO100 answer here: http://go.usa.gov/3FmjY
LIVE 9AM ET: Watch as Secretary of Defense Ash Carter hosts his first Worldwide Troop Talk. Watch today at defense.gov, and submit your questions using #AskSecDef or AskSecDef@mail.mil.
MT @USPacificFleet: Multinational @DawnBlitzEx naval, ground exercise kicks off in #SoCal, off coast - http://t.co/oeThZdRZiJ
#OTD in 2005: View from #USNavy helicopter shows #Katrina10 flood waters in downtown #NewOrleans http://t.co/yPPWDO8c3D
MT @DeptofDefense: Have a question for #SecDef during his Worldwide Troop Talk on Sept 1? Use #AskSecDef. #WWTT http://t.co/DlOsOvbx6w
#OTD in 2005: #USNavy Rescue Swimmer School students clean-up debris on board NAS #Pensacola following #Katrina10 http://t.co/vU5tQLAfjf
#OTD in 2005: MH-53E takes off from #USSBataan to assist with #Katrina10 relief in #NewOrleans area http://t.co/VeVVya3chh
On this tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Rear Adm. Sinclair M. Harris looks back on the #USNavy and U.S. Marine Corps team's response and the impact it made. Read his Naval History & Heritage Command blog at http://go.usa.gov/3FD73. #Katrina10
#USNavy Sailors assigned to Coastal Riverine Squadron 4 and members of the Royal Thai Navy Riverine Patrol Regiment conduct training Aug. 27 aboard a special operations craft, riverine during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Thailand 2015. In its 21st year, CARAT is an annual, bilateral exercise series with the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and the armed forces of nine partner nations.
#OTD in 2005: Buses begin to evacuate NAS #Pensacola's Bachelor Enlisted Quarters. #Katrina10 http://t.co/xSSiVZKoLu
Share to welcome USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) back!
#OTD in 2005: #Katrina10 over Gulf of Mexico, 250 miles SE of the mouth of Mississippi River. http://t.co/hXc1XJxopE
First of class research vessel Neil Armstrong (AGOR 27) completes acceptance trials - http://t.co/ZM3ufWVpu6 #PlatformsMatter
MT @USNavyEurope: #USSDonaldCook will enter #BlackSea Aug. 28 to promote peace & stability in region - http://t.co/3lSA2XMEMd
#USNavy Sailors, do you have a question for Secretary of Defense Ash Carter? Ask it using #AskSecDef or email AskSecDef@mail.mil. Then, watch his Worldwide Troop Talk live Sept. 1 from 9 to 10 a.m. EDT at Defense.gov.
Fan photo callout! Share a photo of your favorite #USNavy ballcap with us.
#NavyWeek revs up in #Detroit - http://t.co/g5rROctB42 via @NavyOutreach
On this Women's Equality Day, do you know these facts about the observance and women's service in the #USNavy? Test your knowledge at http://1.usa.gov/1PT8Msr.
#Brazil's top navy officer tours #USNavy Recruit Training Command - http://t.co/ZwXJ680R99
Click to go inside some of USS Seawolf's six-month Arctic deployment.
.@SECNAV announces Innovation Awards Program - http://t.co/kyZn1u5MfR #NavyInnovates
#Detroit hosts #NavyWeek - http://t.co/g5rROctB42 via @NavyOutreach
MT @DeptofDefense: Have a question for #SecDef during his Worldwide Troop Talk on Sept 1? Use #AskSecDef. #WWTT http://t.co/OYyRFxt3M4
Watch #USNavy Sailors aboard @USSHARRYSTRUMAN @MakeAWish come true - http://t.co/2EX6YOzCcK
Take a look at how #USNavy women are making history: http://t.co/CgCe70boVp
#USNavy women continuing to make history! Click below to find out more!
NOW: Watch the future John F. Kennedy (CVN 79)'s keel laying at http://t.co/JWJtVrso16 #JFKCVN79
SOON: Watch live the future John F. Kennedy (CVN 79)'s keel laying at http://t.co/JWJtVrso16 #JFKCVN79
Brrrr! It's Flashback Friday, and we're celebrating Arctic Week. Icebergs are no match for the #USNavy submarines during Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2014, an exercise highlighting submarine capabilities in an arctic environment. Share with your friends if you love subs! #FBF
Watch the first #USNavy recruits of class 709 who received the Navy Honor Graduate Ribbons TODAY! Click below LIVE at 9:45 a.m. ET
LIVE 9:45A ET - Watch the #USNavy's newest Sailors graduate boot camp: http://t.co/jENo5nNYUk
LIVE 9:45A ET: Watch the #USNavy's newest Sailors graduate boot camp - http://t.co/tXdIq1brFp
SULU SEA (Aug. 19, 2015) Command Master Chief Alex Rincones, assigned to the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3), monitors the landing of a Super Lynx helicopter from the Royal Malaysian navy during a deck landing exercise on the flight deck of Fort Worth as part of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Malaysia 2015. CARAT is an annual, bilateral exercise series with the #USNavy, U.S. Marine Corps, and the armed forces of nine partner nations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joe Bishop/Released)
There's been a lot of discussion whether the #USNavy SEALs have been opened to women. Read the full story here from The San Diego Union-Tribune.
On this #NationalAviationDay, tell us your favorite #USNavy aviation platform and why!
.@PittsburghPG: #USNavy admiral praises @carnegiescictr's commitment to #STEM #education - http://t.co/dCn0Pmqgfq h/t @LexiBelc
Watch to see what USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) has been up to lately. Turn up your volume and hear what it sounds like to #BeReady!
Additional information in courts-martial results of trial - http://t.co/3991jwpwYu
Sailors assigned to Coastal Riverine Squadron 4 and members of the Royal Malaysian navy conduct boat formation training during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Malaysia 2015, Aug. 17. In its 21st year, CARAT is an annual, bilateral exercise series with the #USNavy, U.S. Marine Corps and the armed forces of nine partner nations including, Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Timor-Leste.
Sexual assault is no laughing matter. Your #USNavy is continuously striving to reduce sexual assault incidents in the Navy. Click below to find out the latest changes to the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program.
Not your typical change of command ceremony. Cmdr. Sean D. Kearns, right, commanding officer of USS Constitution, relinquishes his duties to Cmdr. Robert S. Gerosa, Jr. during a change of command ceremony Aug. 14 in Charlestown Navy Yard. Gerosa became the 74th commanding officer of Old Ironsides.
Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program changes command - http://t.co/I9ft5ylX4B
USS Makin Island reaches 50% completion for @CNOGreenert's phased maintenance availability - http://t.co/OnubD43ArQ
Experience moments from Saturday's memorial service honoring the United States Marine Corps Marines and #USNavy Sailor killed in the Chattanooga shooting.
RT @VP: In the face of dangers & threats— We look out for another. We stand together. We never bow. We never cower. We never bend.
RT @VP: "The day will come when his memory brings a smile to your lips before it brings a tear to your eye." -VP Biden on the fallen in Cha…
RT @SECNAV: #SECNAV speaks at memorial service honoring Marines and Sailor killed during the #Chattanooga Shooting. http://t.co/mMHJLtuM5e
RT @VP: "They were part of the 9/11 generation, the finest generation of warriors the world has ever known." –VP on the fallen in Chattanoo…
RT @USMC: "Being a sailor, being a Marine wasn't what they did. Just like all of you, it was who they are." —@VP Biden on the Fallen in Ch…
RT @PentagonPresSec: "Those who try to inspire fear or terror will have no success. Instead we come back stronger & more united than before…
RT @PentagonPresSec: #SecDef: We cannot erase the pain of our loss, but still we come together to honor these five fallen patriots #Chattan…
RT @Chattanooga_gov: #CHAmemorial U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus: "Together we will remain as they did #SemperFi, always faithful"
RT @Chattanooga_gov: #CHAmemorial U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus: "The courage that Thursday did not end with the closing of that awf…
RT @Chattanooga_gov: #CHAmemorial Lt. Cmdr Timothy White: "We the living, must rededicate our lives to the cause of these brave men who gav…
RT @USMC: "Today we honor the faithful service of 5 great Americans."— Maj. Abrams, M Battery CO http://t.co/im570BvWws
RT @Chattanooga_gov: #CHAmemorial @AndyBerke "despite the darkness of the last 30 days, there is yet light"
RT @PentagonPresSec: Honoring those who lost their lives in the #Chattanooga shooting. Memorial service is about to begin #chattanoogastrong
LIVE IN 5: Watch as we remember our fallen in Chattanooga - http://t.co/Is7sziDsbU #ChattanoogaStrong
Battle crosses for fallen service members on stage during the #CHAMemorial #ChattanoogaStrong http://t.co/4gprBOB7TV
RT @PentagonPresSec: #SecDef joins @VP @SecNav & @GENDunford at memorial service for fallen #Marines and #sailor https://t.co/hQUCVrogJJ
RT @ChattanoogaPD: #CHAmemorial http://t.co/SkvuqcANTw
LIVE SATURDAY 2PM ET: Watch as the Department of the Navy and the City of Chattanooga - Government remember our fallen service members.
New resources to help you understand what @USOPM data breach means for you - http://t.co/lsPYGGLKAj #CyberSecurity
"Attitude is everything. Each morning when you wake up it is a new day, so have a positive attitude, and when you step out - step boldly. Embrace the challenges you will face." -Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON)(AW/NAC) Michael D. Stevens Check out more of what your #MCPON had to say to the incoming freshmen at the Naval Academy here: http://1.usa.gov/1TB0PO2
NOW: Watch the #USNavy's newest Sailors graduate boot camp - http://t.co/WxHru8dWv1
Attention #USNavy Facebook fans! As the current Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jonathan Greenert's tenure comes to a close, we want to hear from YOU! In the comments section below, tell us what should stay the same or change, what should the new CNO Adm. Richardson should focus on and why!
Stay safe & protect your identity in today's #cyber world w/ these 5 tips about email phishing scams. http://t.co/fIbOytGN9s
Share to welcome home Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Eleven from its six-month deployment to the U.S. European Command, U.S. Pacific Command and U.S. Africa Command areas of responsibility.
Read this for an update from USS Ashland (LSD 48)'s CO about Typhoon Soudelor relief efforts in Saipan.
Sailors aboard USS Ashland (LSD 48) continue to support Typhoon Soudelor relief efforts in Saipan along with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. Ashland is returning to Saipan from Guam with a water purification system, multiple mobile water containers, equipment to repair and restore power and approximately 10,000 pounds of Red Cross relief goods. After arrival, Ashland will produce up to 40,000 gallons of potable water a day to be distributed by the 31st MEU Marines.
USS George Washington (CVN 73) arrived in San Diego to conduct a 10-day hull swap with USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) as part of a force structure change, Aug. 10. More at http://1.usa.gov/1P26rKw
YOUR #USNavy is helping to spread National Night Out's #safety & #crime fighting message - http://t.co/RyqDjJmAEG @OfficialNNO
Disaster relief supplies are removed from USS Ashland (LSD 48) Aug. 8 in #Saipan after Typhoon Soudelor. http://t.co/RKu8eWHPMB
A crane lifts a pallet of supplies off the flight deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) Aug. 8 during disaster relief efforts in Saipan after Typhoon Soudelor made landfall. Ashland is assigned to the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group and is on patrol in U.S. 7th Fleet
#NR100 Spotlight Sailor: Meet @Navy_Reserve's EMCS Mark P. Jones - http://t.co/HClEb1INYS
#ICYMI watch to see how we're revolutionizing the way that we launch aircraft - http://t.co/hcuBPpPB8I
We honor our Sailors who received the Purple Heart. #PurpleHeartDay http://t.co/m3gAtFgx35
We honor our Sailors who received the Purple Heart.
Your #USNavy... where it matters, when it matters.
USS Ashland (LSD 48) will depart Guam and arrive in Saipan Aug. 7 to provide relief in the aftermath of Typhoon Soudelor, which devastated the island Aug. 2-3.
Watch to see how we're revolutionizing the way that we launch aircraft today & into the future - http://t.co/hcuBPpPB8I
THIS JUST IN: Maternity Leave Guidance Released http://t.co/AopVEAC95J @SECNAV @USNPeople
(2/2) in total ownership costs over each ship’s 50‐year life, when compared to today’s Nimitz class aircraft carriers.
#DYK: Ford class design enables #USNavy to operate ship w/ less manpower, saving Navy more than $4 billion (1/2)
Yesterday was the #USNavy Medical Service Corps birthday! 68 years and counting! Read more here and don't forget to leave your birthday comments below! http://1.usa.gov/1OQsFPv
#DYK: EMALS, similar to system that powers many roller coasters, replaces steam catapults enabling smoother launches.
#NR100 Spotlight Sailor: Meet @Navy_Reserve's BMC Christopher Ortiz - http://t.co/iz4Q3ZsDSu
WATCH: Don't wait for NAVADMIN on #USNavy PFA changes! Get those details right now - http://t.co/RV0LbOGA9d
#Breaking: Fire aboard USS Mount Whitney - no injuries. Read more here: http://t.co/9owvFxNx9p
ADM Richardson: "USS John Warner: a #dream to all Americans." #SSN785 #PlatformsMatter http://t.co/zlUEKJDarM
HON Sean Stackley: "God speed, John Warner." #SSN785 http://t.co/67eN8aEmAH
HON Stackley: "Today we honor the officers and crew. Truly the heroes who stand in ranks before us." #SSN785 http://t.co/4EWYGDbRrE
#FitnessFriday: @SECNAV announces some big changes coming to the PFA. NAVADMIN to go out Monday: http://t.co/WLyKYS0fok
.@Navy_Region_SE digs into cancer allegations among GTMO personnel. Check out the details here: http://t.co/Z4FILZTnDk
Got a #patent on that? #DYK the #USNavy outranks all govt agencies according to an @IPO report? http://t.co/n1j4ZhgtUD #Winning
ADM Richardson: "I will give everything I have to honor & strengthen the bonds of trust & confidence w/ our nation & people." #SASC
ADM Richardson: "In any situation...in any fight, #America expects that their Navy will find a way to win. And we will." #SASC
ADM Richardson: "The #USNavy must provide a positive & respectful environment where [Sailors] can thrive." #SASC
ADM Richardson: "It is a privilege to work with – and especially to lead – such a capable, creative & resilient team." #SASC
ADM Richardson: "The heart & soul of the #USNavy are our Sailors. Every day around the world...on, under, & over the sea." #SASC
ADM Richardson: "The muscle & bones are our ships, subs & aircraft – highly capable, exercised daily, well equipped & ready." #SASC
ADM Richardson: "We are at our best when we operate with others, including our fellow services - especially the @USMC." #SASC
ADM Richardson: "The #USNavy must be at sea, underway. It must be present around the world protecting #American interests." #SASC
ADM Richardson: "I see the naval profession as a bond of trust & confidence with the #American people and with our Sailors." #SASC
ADM Richardson: "Today, the Richardson family, like so many #USNavy families, is ready to continue to serve our nation." #SASC
#HAPPENING: #SASC hearing to consider ADM Richardson as #USNavy's next CNO begins at 9:30am Eastern: http://t.co/5AapjtlgIm
Rest easy, Petty Officer Smith. We have the watch. #HonorTheFallen #Chattanooga http://t.co/0pNP2mArRD
#Honor. #Courage. #Commitment. LS2 Randall Smith is laid to rest at #Chattanooga National Cemetery. http://t.co/QXgGj5U2XK
Pallbearers carry the casket of LS2 Randall Smith at #Chattanooga National Cemetery. #HonorTheFallen http://t.co/POF691BRM1
RT @NavyHistoryNews: #TuesdayTrivia: Who am I? Warned #FDR that his @USNavy had become a phantom fleet #CNO100 http://t.co/MlrOnlkpkW http:…
#OTD in 1948 - President Harry S. Truman signs Executive Order 9981, desegregating Armed Services http://t.co/3cFOeJ4hCD
#ICYMI - Watch an important #NavySAPR video about sexual consent: http://t.co/Be65GyTYCj
MT @SECNAV: #LCS23 named to honor #military service of members of @BaseballHall in #Cooperstown, NY. #PeopleMatter
MT @SECNAV: #SECNAV names #LCS23 as #USSCooperstown during #HOFWKND @BaseballHall http://t.co/eapEzrD1HG
CORRECTION TO PREVIOUS TWEET: Sailors who rendered honors assigned to NOSC #Nashville - not #Chattanooga. http://t.co/J70RVdJY5M
Sailors assigned to NOSC #Chattanooga #HonorTheFallen as remains of LS2 Randall Smith arrive @Fly_Nashville. http://t.co/tfooUxJ1k7
A memorial by #Chattanooga residents to #HonorTheFallen in the shootings July 16, 2015 there. http://t.co/30HGhNsgKS
(2/2) LS2 Smith served aboard Wasp 2011-2014. He died two days after July 16 shootings in #Chattanooga. http://t.co/Xc3kG1Q8OW
LS2 Randall S. Smith is honored during a memorial ceremony aboard #USSWasp Thursday. (1/2) http://t.co/3eyok5KrBc
.@JointBasePHH flys the #American flag at half-mast to #HonorTheFallen in recent #Chattanooga shooting. http://t.co/neBTxniidm
#ICYMI - @POTUS orders flags flown at half-staff in honor of service members who died in #Chattanooga shootings: http://t.co/knEJUJqwAa
MT @USNavyEurope - #USSRoss returns to #Rota, #Spain July 20 after its second fwd deployed patrol. http://t.co/uautHsRJyR
#ICYMI - @SECNAV joined by Vice Mayor of #Cincinnati at @Reds game names #LCS20 the future #USSCincinnati http://t.co/KDv8CSIAVd
.@CNOGreenert’s 2016-2020 Navigation Plan released. Highlights key #USNavy investment priorities: http://t.co/F8Ca5ThCZC
QUESTION: What does @DeptofDefense's personnel overhaul mean for the #USNavy? ANSWER: http://t.co/QS7tducZMP
QUESTION: What changes can Sailors serving today expect to see during their career? ANSWER: http://t.co/6L1ubhtHYG
QUESTION: Is it accurate to say @DeptofDefense is overhauling personnel policies? ANSWER: http://t.co/6L1ubhtHYG
QUESTION: How is @DeptOfDefense personnel reform linked to #USNavy’s recent personnel policy changes? ANSWER: http://t.co/N5JlvQV3wO
QUESTION: Why is the @DeptofDefense initiating a personnel system reform? ANSWER: http://t.co/kPoqmJ6SBp
Statement from Chief of @navy_reserve on shooting at Navy Operational Support Center #Chattanooga: http://t.co/ON5PWy6MRc
We are one #USNavy - @USMC family. #Chattanooga
#BREAKING UPDATE - #USNavy release on shooting in #Chattanooga, TN: http://t.co/lJuAkSV3tW
#BREAKING: #USNavy release on shooting in #Chattanooga, TN: http://t.co/lJuAkSV3tW
#BREAKING – Read @SECNAV’s statement on shooting in #Chattanooga, TN: http://t.co/UiE1PqcuRv
#DYK? #USNSMercy used to be a tanker? The hospital ship was delivered to #USNavy Dec. 19, 1986. #PP15 http://t.co/JBwEQlri8G
Follow us today from 9A-4P ET as we share #DYK facts about @PacificPartner. #PP15 http://t.co/YztO4vsAwK
Your #USNavy pilots are ready to kick off tonight's @MLB @AllStarGame with a flyover by VFA-213s & VFA-87s! #MLB #ASG
Sleep tight! Your #USNavy is on watch around the world, protecting and defending America. http://t.co/XDNeLCKcwA
WATCH for more details on the expansion of maternity leave: http://t.co/PmA2lJRXP9 via @usnpeople
NOW: Watch the #USNavy's newest Sailors graduate boot camp: http://t.co/sJ99ZTbH77
LIVE 9:45A ET: Watch the #USNavy's newest Sailors graduate boot camp: http://t.co/sJ99ZTbH77
#TBT: USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) conducts high-speed trials, reaching approximately 40 knots Aug. 20, 2013 http://t.co/QovMNbjj2K
#TBT MT @NavyHistoryNews: #POTUS #FDR fishing off USS Houston (CA 30) in 1938. #SharkWeek http://t.co/UusZSyDNGC
LIVE 9:45A ET: Watch the #USNavy's newest Sailors graduate boot camp: http://t.co/sJ99ZTtivH
#DYK? JHSV is not replacing existing platforms, but complementing them. http://t.co/TtDxDuJEXQ
#DYK? JHSVs can transport 600 tons of troops, vehicles, supplies & equip. at average speed of 35 knots. http://t.co/dD7HkxEjGb
#DYK? Joint high speed vessel is a 338-foot-long aluminum catamaran. http://t.co/nfA7Itlzyz
Follow us today from 9A-1P ET as we share #DYK facts about the joint high speed vessel.
RT @BlueAngels: G'day, early birds! @JimCantore is LIVE here in Pensacola! The countdown to his ride with #BlueAngel 7 starts now. http://t…
#USNavy Seabees give facelift to schools in #Micronesia: http://t.co/Nsbsa7JbbW #PartnershipsMatter
#USNavy HSC-25 saves the day for 5 missing hikers during a tropical #storm. http://t.co/tvHeA3CaP3 #OperatingForward
#OTD in 1916 - Thomas A. Edison becomes the head of Naval Consulting Board, which screens inventions for #USNavy.
Every Sailor has a story. Follow @usnavy on @instagram to get to know the #SailorsOfYourNavy. http://t.co/Wf77vThPnm
UPDATE: #USNavy confirms all clear at #WalterReed / Naval Support Activity Bethesda. Police found no evidence of gunshot. No injuries.
(2/2) UPDATE: Search continues with no change in status of unconfirmed report of shot fired. #WalterReed
UPDATE: Non-emergency patient care at #WalterReed National Military Medical Center suspended for day. (1/2)
UPDATE on unconfirmed report of shot fired at #WalterReed / Bethesda. Security searching buildings. No confirmation of incident.
(2/2) #BREAKING: Walter Reed/Bethesda personnel sheltering in place. Cannot confirm any incidents, injuries or causalities. MTF.
#BREAKING: #USNavy DOD, NIH and County security personnel responding to unconfirmed active shooter report at Walter Reed/Bethesda. (1/2)
From America’s Navy to @USSoccer_WNT, congrats for #FIFAWWCFinal win. One Nation, One Team! http://t.co/877buCwmjZ
#OTD: In 1862, the Navy Department is reorganized by act of Congress.
#ICYMI - @SECNAV announces new #maternity leave policy: http://t.co/wgSZsTIJ40
WATCH for patriotic goose bumps on this #IndependenceDay: http://t.co/9m0iTCRBCn
WATCH AND RT to celebrate this #IndependenceDay with your #USNavy! http://t.co/Ri4XAiQxv6
Happy Independence Day from your #USNavy! http://t.co/jr5dcEWg21
#USNavy LCS Crew 106 commissioned for duty: http://t.co/L9k4oh4JaZ via @USPacificFleet
Want to know more about @TalismanSabre ? Visit http://t.co/4xbkY1QA4A
#DYK: US participating agencies in @TalismanSabre include @StateDept, @TheJusticeDept, @USDA, @FBI, @USAID, @RedCross.
#DYK: @TalismanSabre features 21 ships, including #USNavy's #USSGeorgeWashington & more than 200 aircraft and 3 subs.
#DYK: @TalismanSabre is jointly sponsored by @PacificCommand & Australian Defence Force Headquarters Joint Operations Command.
#DYK: More than 33,000 U.S. & Australian personnel will participate in training exercise @TalismanSabre in #Australia.
Follow us today from 9A-3P ET as we share #DYK facts about @TalismanSabre
You asked for transparency on workflows within the Hatch, so we answered: http://t.co/G7TPF3KtdB #NavyInnovates
MT @PriceIsRight: Tomorrow on #PriceIsRight, #4thOfJuly #celebration w/ @MarineBand @USMC @USArmy @USNavy @USAirForce @USCG
.@SECNAV announces new #maternity leave policy: http://t.co/wgSZsU0ksA @usnpeople
RT @SECNAV: #Maternity leave changes will apply retroactively to anyone who has been authorized leave following the birth of a child since …
RT @SECNAV: #SECNAV - "Meaningful #maternity leave is one of the best ways that we can support the women who serve our country."
RT @SECNAV: #Maternity leave changes are effective immediately and can be used anytime during the first year of child’s life. #PeopleMatter
RT @SECNAV: #SECNAV triples paid #maternity leave: 18 weeks for women in the @USNavy and @USMC. #PeopleMatter
#BREAKING: Joint press conference will be held at 1045 ET. Tune in for more info on @NavalDistWash #NavyYard incident.
#BREAKING: #USNavy confirms no sign of shooting @NavalDistWash #NavyYard. All personnel ok. Follow-on NCIS investigation ongoing.
#NavyYard lockdown remains. More to follow. @NavalDistWash @CNICHQ
#BREAKING: #NavyYard lockdown/shelter continues. No further info at this time. More to follow.
#BREAKING: @CNICHQ @NavalDistWash #NavyYard lockdown/shelter in place. Investigation continues. No further info at this time.
#BREAKING: @NavalDistWashington Navy Yard on lockdown/shelter in place. No incident can be confirmed as of yet. More to follow.
Follow us today from 9A-1P ET as we share #DYK facts about the joint high speed vessel. http://t.co/eeJtMAtywt
#NR100 Spotlight Sailor: Meet @Navy_Reserve's AO2 Angela Boyle: http://t.co/XD3hN1sAAL
RT @NavalAcademy: It's #IDay2015! Welcome, Class of 2019. We're glad to have you!
NOW: @CNOGreenert talks future of Naval #Aviation and more at NAS Oceana: http://t.co/QZ4Pe7eTAU
LIVE SOON: @CNOGreenert talks future of Naval #Aviation and more at NAS Oceana: http://t.co/QZ4Pe7eTAU
3 things to know today: @CNOGreenert's all hands call, @MakeAWish #USNavy style, big delivery for #USSGeorgeWashington!
LIVE 9A ET TUES.: @CNOGreenert talks future of Naval #Aviation and more at NAS Oceana: http://t.co/QZ4Pe7eTAU
See Pacific Partnership 2015 through the eyes of a #USNavy Entomologist: http://t.co/D1nhfx0XW3 #PP15 @PacificPartner
Want to see some #USNavy Sailors? We have some right here for you. Take a look: http://t.co/HdZUc2HCb5
DoD #WarriorGames is not just a game; it celebrates the service of the servicemembers. http://t.co/9DX3rXynVk #TeamNavy
US forces arrive down under for Talisman Sabre exercise: http://t.co/HtyeZTpS9m via @starsandstripes
#ICYMI: Female uniform changes are in works. 8 things to know about what's coming: http://t.co/eH1FyQDQaq
NOW: Watch the #USNavy's newest Sailors graduate boot camp: http://t.co/OAVA2IXQud
National Guard Green Berets partner with #USNavy & @uscoastguard Guard: http://t.co/wSoF1FUref #PartnershipsMatter
#TBT: Oct. 20, 2005, #USNavy Sailors partner with Ghanaian military forces. #PartnershipsMatter http://t.co/R2wC4Wcl08
.@USOPM has new info about the cyber intrusion that compromised personnel records. Take a look: http://t.co/1tU81vvHKm
NOW: Our live tweeting of #USNavy facts during #TheLastShip. Follow us to go inside America's Navy!
Join us tonight 9P ET as we live tweet #USNavy facts during #TheLastShip
MT @NavyHistoryNews: Who is father of #USNavy? Jones? Barry? Stoddert? Hopkins? Someone else? Tweet us! http://t.co/4kuJWqoY9c
Thank you to all our #USNavy dads for protecting and serving our country. Happy #FathersDay! http://t.co/RRTTWxp1zv
RT @CBSSportsCFB: Summer workouts at @NavyAthletics aren't quite what they are elsewhere: http://t.co/M64wh9CSVy
#USNavy #USSJasonDunham's Sailors' hard work ends in "Kiel Week" celebration: http://t.co/j1cix7TKy0 #PresenceMatters
Take a look at this blog and hit that "Like" button if you appreciate the work your #USNavy Sailors do to protect and defend America.
NOW: Watch the #USNavy's newest Sailors graduate boot camp http://t.co/9Q7ntsndFV
LIVE 9:45A ET: Watch the #USNavy's newest Sailors graduate boot camp: http://t.co/9Q7ntsndFV
#TBT - Oct. 25, 2003 USS Chancellorsville gets underway from Apra Harbor, Guam. #PlatformsMatter http://t.co/wbLx2Y9fy2
USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) arrived in Yokosuka to join the forward deployed naval forces deployed to Japan. Like and share to welcome the Chancellorsville crew to the U.S. 7th Fleet. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 2nd Class Peter Burghart/Released)
Watch #TeamNavy wounded warriors battle other services! Join us June 19-28 at the DoD #WarriorGames! http://t.co/9DX3rXynVk
The 2015 DoD #WarriorGames are June 19-28 at Quantico! Mark your calendar and come cheer on #TeamNavy! http://t.co/9DX3rXynVk
.@NavalAcademy midshipmen learn roles of humanitarian #missions first hand on the @USNSComfort: http://t.co/LhTfSDPUBY
#TriviaTuesday clue: This CNO pledged to keep #USNavy on course and steaming. Answer: http://t.co/IV14fR92eV #CNO100
#TuesdayTrivia: When I became CNO I pledged to keep the #USNavy "on course and steaming strong regardless of what the future may portend." My Sailors demonstrated this ability early in my CNO tenure during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Who am I? Answer: http://1.usa.gov/1JVrYEs
RT @CNRMA: #USNavy facilities in Phil, PA temp increased security measures today. No evacuation. Non-MEP released early. Business as normal…
#BREAKING: #USNavy confirms force protection increased at Naval Support Activity #Philadelphia due to potential threat. MTF.
Q: What’s the name of the first new aircraft launch technology to be employed by the #USNavy in more than 60 years? A: http://on.fb.me/1JRUYwC
Q: What's the 1st new aircraft launch technology to be used by #USNavy in more than 60 years? A: http://t.co/d9ySssdLAp
RT @USNavyEurope: 17 @NATO & partner nations conduct amphib landing rehearsal during #BALTOPS2015: http://t.co/Az9rqAee2W
Great video of #BALTOPS2015 amphibious landing rehearsal in #Sweden: http://t.co/Zj3RsiXYjH via @USNavyEurope
Over the weekend, @DrBiden christened #USNavy LCS 10 - named after @GabbyGiffords - at @Austal_USA. http://t.co/c6XBOU8FhP
Help us celebrate the #ArmyBday. Like and share to thank the U.S. Army for 240 years of selfless service to our nation.
RT @USNavyEurope: Landing force of Finnish, Swedish, UK & U.S. Marines disembark Polish, UK & U.S. ships for beach landing #BALTOPS2015 htt…
Calling all #USNavy Facebook fans! Can you help this U.S. Coast Guard Reservist reunite dog tags with WW2 Navy Reserve veteran or his family? Read more below.
#USNavy strategizes w/ @HIgov_Health on prevention of mosquito-borne diseases: http://t.co/xr07J3A1Rx #PartnershipsMatter
Help! @USCG Reservist is looking to reunite dogtags w/ #WWII @Navy_Reserve veteran or his family: http://t.co/DSOFGunjh4
Saturday, we'll christen our tenth littoral combat ship, the future #USNavy USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10). Learn more at http://1.usa.gov/1FOJGEM
We are doing "what navies have done for centuries." Read more in this blog from @USNavyEurope: http://t.co/f11fCj2IK0
RT @USNavyEurope: If a picture is worth a thousand words, then how much is it worth w/ context? Answer: Priceless. #BALTOPS2015 http://t.co…
“A good Navy is not a provocation of war. It is the surest guarantee of peace.” -Theodore Roosevelt Read more in this blog from U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. Sixth Fleet explaining how we are doing "what navies have done for centuries."
NOW: Watch the #USNavy's newest Sailors graduate boot camp http://t.co/4wYoPSVtOr
Women are a key component of today's military, and leadership is listening.
LIVE 9:45A ET: Watch the #USNavy's newest Sailors graduate boot camp http://t.co/4wYoPSVtOr
Infusing the latest evidence-based practices to improve #health care outcome. http://t.co/ttwh1eIQR3 #PeopleMatter
#USNavy nurses and corpsmen train all over the world. During #PacificPartnership 2015 in Kiribati, the U.S. Navy and Kiribati medical team got an opportunity to learn from each other. Learn how partnerships in the Navy matter. http://1.usa.gov/1JMriRN
Americas Navy, professional at everything they do.
.@NavBaseSD establishes #new Naval Surface & Mine Warfighting Development Center; http://t.co/yNzCnphSnX #NavyInnovates
BREAKING: #USNavy USS Rushmore (LSD 47) rendered assistance to 65 people on makeshift bamboo rafts in the waters between the Indonesian islands of Kalimantan and Sulawesi June 10. More info at http://1.usa.gov/1FJvaho
#SPAWAR uncover today's #USNavy future #innovation during an open house; http://t.co/Khta9Zuezm #NavyInnovates
#ContinuingPromise med team takes the sting out of mosquito population in #Panama; http://t.co/B0J0nACzNe #bug
#USNavy #Seabees assist #WoundedWarriors for DoD Warrior Games: http://t.co/3VpYwD7Usc #PeopleMatter @NavySafeHarbor
Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) is turning Hollywood movie technology into the modern Sailor's reality. Take a look at the cool developments #USNavy has in the works! #NavyInnovates
#USNavy/ROK relations bolstered w/ anti-submarine warfare integration exercise: http://t.co/rHna7PMVAO #PartnershipsMatter
#NR100 Spotlight Sailor: Meet @Navy_Reserve's CDR Joseph Fields. http://t.co/TiExASN5pt
Welcome home USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70)! In 10 months, embarked Carrier Air Wing 17 successfully flew 12,300 sorties, including 2,382 combat missions and dropped more than a half a million pounds of ordnance against ISIL in Iraq and Syria. BZ!
On this #ThrowbackThursday, we're going back to March 1, 2001 to remember Dr. Seuss' Cat in the Hat visit with elementary students on board USS George Washington (CVN 73) to commemorate the "Read to Kids, Read Across America" campaign.
#BALTOPS2015 kicks off tomorrow! The annually reoccurring multinational exercise is designed to enhance flexibility and interoperability, as well as demonstrate resolve of allied and partner forces to defend the Baltic region. #PartnershipsMatter
It's National Running Day today! Running is an integral part of Navy fitness, we even do it on aircraft carriers! Tell us the strangest place YOU'VE logged some miles in the comments below!
#CNO100 celebrates the leadership of the CNO & OPNAV staff that provide the necessary tools our Sailors need to ensure #USNavy remains victorious/or/greatest navy in the world. How well do you know our CNOs? Answer to this week's #TriviaTuesday here: http://1.usa.gov/1I8VLrn
RT @USPacificFleet: #USSSampson set to return to #SanDiego 6/1 following @US7thFleet deployment http://t.co/BaJKG0ClPp
Watch for answers to top 5 questions Sailors are asking about #USNavy's big personnel changes http://t.co/IfFJN4Ge1S
On this last day of Military Appreciation Month, we salute you for your support!
RT @USNavyEurope: 2/2 #USSRoss operated professionally while conducting planned ops & continued on mission after observing aircraft return …
RT @USNavyEurope: 1/2 On May 29 #USSRoss observed routine flights of SU-24 aircraft while both operated in international waters.
Q3. What do the #USNavy Fitness changes mean for Sailors? A3: http://t.co/Qz5BB8XuYz
Q2: Are we really getting rid of mandatory #USNavy GMT? A2: http://t.co/WXInnPV5zM
Q1: Why are we making all of these changes to the #USNavy’s personnel system? A1: http://t.co/vFVxpznap5
Follow us this afternoon as we tweet questions and answers about #USNavy personnel changes.
Join us in welcoming #SecDef Ash Carter to Facebook. Welcome aboard, Sir!
LIVE 9:45A ET: Watch the #USNavy's newest Sailors graduate boot camp http://t.co/qSZZrt63jx
#IfIWereAnAstronaut, we'd be #USNavy @NASA astronauts. http://t.co/ew46yozQok
#USNavy's LCS Fort Worth required less maintenance during 1st leg of deployment http://t.co/nzTVPlhVDc via @NavalInstitute
#USNavy's USS Fort Worth required less maintenance during 1st leg of deployment http://t.co/nzTVPlhVDc via @NavalInstitute
U.S. Pacific Command and U.S. Pacific Fleet held a joint change of command ceremony Wednesday at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam. During the dual ceremony, Adm. Scott H. Swift relieved Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr. as the PACFLT commander and Harris assumed command of USPACOM from Adm. Samuel J. Locklear III.
#USNavy Sailors & @USMC team to train in @US7thFleet http://t.co/KFiNcm23Us
Underway replenishments keep our #USNavy operating forward. WATCH what it's like to fill'er up in this video from U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. Sixth Fleet.
.@NavalWarCollege holds 1st war #game designed to test #USNavy strategy and tactics http://t.co/ZBfIsdFtVe #NavyInnovates
#USNavy & @USCG teamwork proves successful during a drug bust at sea http://t.co/zasS9JnADl #PartnershipsMatter
Fortune Magazine spoke with #USNavy's highest ranked woman in Naval History and she gave them a few leadership tips. Click below to get the inside scoop on Adm. Michelle Howard's key leadership strategies you can apply to a variety of situations.
#NR100 Spotlight Sailor: Meet @Navy_Reserve's HM2 Kevin Blake http://t.co/DIALVwLTWi
.@SECNAV names submarine after a state to honor the long-standing #history it has had w/#USNavy: http://t.co/JQY6MINq18
United States Marine Corps worked with #USNavy to successfully complete F-35B Lightning II night operations aboard USS WASP LHD 1. Read it, like it and share!
"Nothing tugs at my heart like the sound of taps at a military funeral" -@MCPON13 http://t.co/vV5Fc8RIig #HonorThem
Here's the story of a man who still wears his Gold Star Pin 67 years after losing his brother: http://t.co/x71goTHO2A #MemorialDay
Remember the fallen who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. #HonorThem http://t.co/NnDu2dBEGZ
RT if you love a good #USNavy homecoming! http://t.co/LRcf45m8gO
Congratulations to United States Naval Academy's #Classof2015! Like, share and be sure to congratulate the newest graduates!
As we begin the Memorial Day weekend, we remember May 22, 1968, when USS Scorpion (SSN 589) lost her crew south-west of the Azores. http://bit.ly/1HyI58K
#FitnessFriday: Can you handle one part of the #USNavy PRT? As many curlups as you can in 2 min - GO! http://t.co/rnhcs5mzQr
NOW: Watch @NavalAcademy's Class of 2015 graduate http://t.co/4zR97tBu5s
LIVE 9:45A ET: Watch the #USNavy's newest Sailors graduate boot camp http://t.co/AHRMj5WtjM
#TBT: In 1989, the aircraft carrier USS Forrestal (CV 59), escorted by a pair of tug boats, passes under the Verrazano Narrows Bridge as it approaches New York City. The Forrestal and its battle group as visiting the city for Fleet Week '89. #FleetWeekNYC
The wait is over for more than 24,000 #USNavy #Sailors. Spring Advancement results are in at http://t.co/ESwLaPpwm1
#TBT: In 1989 USS Forrestal and its battlegroup was escorted by tug boats during #FleetWeekNYC. http://t.co/gwFlvTrWxO
Come aboard a #USNavy P-8A Poseidon as it flies over the South China Sea. Watch at http://bit.ly/1HvUHNS
See what #USNavy Sailors and #Marines are saying about training w/life like mannequins http://t.co/WvtvAsA7b9
Department of #USNavy launches the "Hatch" http://t.co/hWTpRnFosm #NavyInnovates via @DON_Innovation
The United States Navy Band brings a variety of sounds on the streets of New York City during Fleet Week New York kick off. Visit to see how the locals received them http://1.usa.gov/1HtrG5i
Sailors aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) trade vacations and fun in the sun this summer for something that will last a lifetime. Click to see what they choose to do instead http://1.usa.gov/1SdwqCb
The end of your school year probably didn't end like this... http://t.co/6yzIvLL4Wr via @NavalAcademy
The end of your school year probably didn't end like this, but at the United States Naval Academy it's the final hurdle of the freshman year. Watch to experience the Herndon Monument Climb.
.@NavalAcademy Mids learn donating a pair of shoes @PlanetAid could be life changing for those in need: http://t.co/QaQwe01IVY
MT @WarriorCare: "Don't hire [warriors] bc you're a patriot, hire them bc it's good for your bottom line"- Hon. Juan Garcia
#TriviaTuesday: America's oldest warship may be in drydock for the next few years, but that doesn't mean you can't still "virtually" tour her on Google Maps. Without peeking at the following link to take the tour, who is she? http://bit.ly/1S6lvKH
USS Constitution now sits in a Charlestown Naval Shipyard dry dock for a planned multi-year restoration. Read the full story here: http://1.usa.gov/1S6iR7q & learn more at Naval History & Heritage Command
Follow the #USNavy into the 21st Century as leadership tackles challenges ahead: http://t.co/gM7170aPWt #NavyInnovates
CAPTION THIS: We posted this photo of US Navy EOD Mobile Unit 8 Sailors training at Naval Station Rota, Spain recently, but now we want to give YOU a shot! Write your best caption in the comments below! Let's see what you got, #USNavy fans!
In order to better develop military helmets, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory is using simulation to study how the brain becomes injured by blasts like those created by improvised explosive devices: http://1.usa.gov/1IMuMTM Just another way #NavyInnovates
#USNavy scores big with its System Critical Design Review of the AMDR #program: http://t.co/4T3qlHRpRC #NavyInnovates
Co-op btw #USNavy & #Germany leads to IOC for new missile on USS Arlington! http://t.co/dDSOEkF49Y #PartnershipsMatter @NAVSEA
Years of co-op btw #USNavy & #Germany leads to IOC for new missile aboard USS Arlington! #PartnershipsMatter @NAVSEA
Need some #MondayMotivation? Watch this #USNavy video: http://t.co/DDOJkf4u9z
Watch: #USNavy advancement results date, #CNO recommendation, & @SECNAV's personnel initiatives http://t.co/ESXpZre7eE
#NR100 Spotlight Sailor: Meet @Navy_Reserve's LS3 Paula Benoit http://t.co/h8rFn3zDSe
Just another day in the office for our #USNavy Sailors.
Just another day in the office for our #USNavy Sailors. http://t.co/QODpox77Xf
Thanks Shipmates for your service! #ArmedForcesDay
.@SECNAV w/ @USNPeople on changes to the #USNavy physical #fitness assessment: http://t.co/4n0qGOEeSF #PeopleMatter
.@SECNAV w/ @USNPeople on changes to the command advancement program: http://t.co/nrXnAtqTZN #PeopleMatter
Your weekly look at how the #USNavy protects and defends America is here! Click below to watch.
.@SECNAV w/ @USNPeople on career intermission program & expanding the opportunity: http://t.co/eZJSLJMHpm #PeopleMatter
.@SECNAV w/ @USNPeople on #industry #internships for cross training and education: http://t.co/2TWsDx42K2 #PeopleMatter
.@SECNAV w/ @USNPeople on promotion/career changes for flexibility & top performer retention: http://t.co/bcEy76fmYN #PeopleMatter
.@SECNAV w/ @USNPeople on family pgms incl child dev center hrs & maternity leave: http://t.co/YuZvhRcEEk #PeopleMatter
.@SECNAV w/ @USNPeople on changes to General Military Training, ending GMT as we know it: http://t.co/pfpZ7zYZSl #PeopleMatter
#ICYMI @SECNAV announced new personnel initiatives. Follow us every hour 1pm-7pm EST as we recap w/ @USNPeople. #PeopleMatter
On this Armed Forces Day and everyday, we honor those who answered the call to serve. Thank you!
On this #ArmedForcesDay & everyday, we honor those who answered the call to serve. Thank you! http://t.co/rWu9uuVZmw
It's #FitnessFriday! These #Midshipmen get fit & DIRTY during #SeaTrials @NavalAcademy! http://t.co/QqwVcmAQaG
It may not be a "chill pill", but it works! @NavyMedicine @NMCPHC launches site to help us relax. Ahhhh: http://t.co/QHfyCwY6P2
Twinkle twinkle, little star; The #USNavy steams near and far; And if needed, into harm's way; Protecting our nation, each and every day. #NightSky
#USNavy & @USMC team providing critical #humanitarian assistance in #Nepal by connecting responders: http://t.co/gfJSU4Btdr
LIVE 9:45A ET: Watch the #USNavy's newest Sailors graduate boot camp http://t.co/RRK8ZMwjYf #PeopleMatter
A huge BZ and HOOYAH to the 2014 #USNavy Sailors of the Year! Or as we now call them: "Chiefs!" Well done, Shipmates! http://1.usa.gov/1EKncTX
#TBT: Oct. 31, 2013 - The #USNavy's newest variant of the Fire Scout unmanned helicopter completes its first day of flying at Naval Base Ventura County at Point Mugu, Calif. #ForceOfTheFuture
U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Secretary Ashton Carter announced Wednesday that he has recommended Adm. John M. Richardson as the next Chief of Naval Operations. Find out more about the announcement at http://1.usa.gov/1JdSxoh.
#NavyInnovates at #DODLabDay TODAY! #ForceOfTheFuture https://t.co/rEIsZt20k1
.@NavalAcademy Midshipmen walk away with #Cyber Defense Exercise trophy http://t.co/JhC2m4IhX4
USS Constitution is a visible symbol of the value of a well-constructed and well-maintained #USNavy. As we begin the distinct honor of restoring "Old Iron Sides," we are also given an opportunity to maintain the American spirit with which our #Sailors serve around the world, around the clock today. #HistoryMatters
MT @CNOGreenert: Confident Adm. John Richardson will ensure #USNavy’s #seapower now & in future. http://t.co/AoRZ5DtdXp #CNO
More on Adm. John Richardson [bio] http://t.co/dani63y3mK #CNO
RT @CNOGreenert: Pleased & excited #SECDEF Ash Carter will recommend Adm. John Richardson as next Chief of Naval Operations @USNavy @Depto…
MT @DeptOfDefense: #SecDef Ash Carter will make a personnel announcement. Watch live at 1:30P ET http://t.co/tJF3ME2Gbi
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced several personnel initiatives Wednesday at the United States Naval Academy. Learn more at http://1.usa.gov/1Jdc3RM and tell us what do you think.
Watch today at 10A ET as @SECNAV announces personnel initiatives http://t.co/jSOVEezKtt #PeopleMatter
"Routine operations like the one USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) just completed in the South China Sea will be the new normal as we welcome four LCSs to the region in the coming years." - Capt. Fred Kacher, commodore, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 7 #PresenceMatters
USS Fort Worth conducts patrols in international waters of South China Sea near Spratly Islands 5/11. MTF. http://t.co/SZC9lpPTf9
WATCH LIVE on Wednesday 10 a.m. EDT as Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announces several new Department of the Navy personnel initiatives at http://1.usa.gov/1J9DYSG.
#BREAKING: F/A-18F crash update here: http://t.co/QMbmwbCxJS
#BREAKING: #USNavy confirms F/A-18F crash in Arabian Gulf shortly after launch. Aircrew recovered by SAR w/o serious injury. MTF.
#TriviaTuesday: This is a photo of the 4th submarine to be named after a solitary fish with strong, prominent teeth and projecting tusks that give it a savage look. Do you know the name of this boat? Check your guess here: http://1.usa.gov/1EzWWvh
Around the world. Around the clock. We're there - agile, ready, and capable. Click the following link for photos of YOUR #USNavy operating forward: http://1.usa.gov/1EzUMM9
.@CVN70 strike group - aggressive, realistic trng w/ Malaysian mil: http://t.co/uC3dS1SNlN #PartnershipsMatter @tldm_rasmi
EOD Mobile Unit FIVE recently disposed of a WWII Japanese sea mine containing 220 lbs of explosives in Saipan! Check out this cool story of your #USNavy helping to make the world a safer place: http://1.usa.gov/1EwlJ3u (photo from 2014 WWII ordnance cleanup on Saipan)
Today, we say thank you & goodnight to the SH-60B Sea Hawk helicopter, commemorating 30 years of service. Since 1985, the aircraft has flown more than 3.6 million hours supporting operations & training. Farewell, old friend. Bravo Sundown
#NR100 Spotlight Sailor: Meet @Navy_Reserve's LTJG Trang Tieu - http://t.co/u3WQqeeruw
#ICYMI: @nytimes reports on how #NavyInnovates with unmanned systems http://t.co/pYqzNXADjg
Thanks #USNavy moms for protecting and defending America! RT to say 'thank you.' http://t.co/aNsbNew03D
Thanks #USNavy moms!
'Back to the Future' http://t.co/sFfgKoUfa9 via @NavalInstitute
#DYK?: More than three years of #USNavy wartime operations come to close w/ victory in Europe http://t.co/hie6e43wv2 #VEDay70
This is YOUR #USNavy in action protecting and defending America! Watch and RT http://t.co/ZAcgir0Aol
RT @USPacificFleet: #USNavy Essex Amphibious Ready Group, @15thMEUOfficial to deploy Monday http://t.co/IJl50l48Ez
Thank you for 30 years of service #USNavy USS Taylor (FFG 50)! The guided-missile frigate was decommissioned Friday at Naval Station Mayport. Taylor was commissioned Dec. 1, 1984 in Bath, Maine,
.@USNavyBand's setup for tonight's @Nationals #NavyDay http://t.co/mwUvnyHIdB
Today #DC is making #NavalHistory with the #WW2Flyover. Look up at noon! @NavyHistoryNews
NOW: Watch the #USNavy's newest Sailors graduate boot camp http://t.co/B0VcxiiTeA
On this Military Spouse Appreciation Day, we want to say 'thank you' to all of our #USNavy spouses who serve too!
MT @DON_Innovation: #DoNInnovation Memo: We'll share research interests with public. http://t.co/aEA6JjvAuG #NavyInnovates
As we mark the surrender of the Third Reich with #VEDay70, we draw your attention to the less known, but equally important, Naval battles throughout Europe that made the Allied victory possible. Expand your #USNavy #WWII knowledge beyond the Pacific theatre! Read about the Battle of Anzio.
#TBT: Dec 2001 aboard USS Kitty Hawk. A ship & uniforms that are no more. #NavyHistory #Nostalgia http://t.co/KWZd75F2J1
#TBT: At sea aboard USS Kitty Hawk (Dec 1, 2001) -- During a replenishment at sea (RAS), Sailors haul down the Romeo flag, signifying that the receiving ship has the first line from the supply ship in hand. Remember that ship? Remember those uniforms?
MT @LCDRHolsteadUSN: U.S. Fleet #Cyber Command Strategic Plan 2015-2020 released. Read it here: http://t.co/oNhtghbGJB
Florida mayor recognizes #NavyDiving's heritage, service to America: http://t.co/DEjD2zGQhM #YOTMD @netcpao
#USNavy's East Coast P-3C Orion aircraft takes off on its final active duty deployment. Read about the current P-3 capabilities and what lies ahead: http://1.usa.gov/1Egf5OH
Ideas from crowd-sourcing website arrive from fleet officers and CPOs http://t.co/7qpZnN7ElI #NavyInnovates
#TriviaTuesday: Which #USNavy submarine was commissioned in Groton, Conn. on this day in 2007? Don't know? Click here for the answer: http://1.usa.gov/1Ed64Ws
Your #USNavy Sailors operate around the world, around the clock. See where: http://t.co/vZAtR5EHyW #PresenceMatters
Want to know #WhosTheBoss? U.S. Navy Blue Angels announce 2016-2017 new Commanding Officer! Congrats Cmdr. Ryan Bernacchi! Read more: http://1.usa.gov/1IJy9eu
#FleetWeek 2015 sails into #PortEverglades http://t.co/n2zU0bEGfW via @nbc6's @BobbyBrooksNBC6
Around the world, around the clock, your #USNavy is on watch. These are some of the places where your Sailors are serving...
It's @ABCSharkTank meets @Ted_Tweets http://t.co/dcuIyySYvm via @DON_Innovation #NavyInnovates
"It's Shark Tank meets TED Talk," and it is how the #NavyInnovates.
BZ! MT @NavyAthletics: @NFL #PatsDraft #NavyFootball long snapper Joe Cardona in 5th round http://t.co/7AxlumLtKR
Christened! Learn more about the future #USNavy USS John #FinnDDG113, which was christened Saturday, and the ship's namesake at http://1.usa.gov/1IvpRXu.
Watch for a preview of @USNPeople's next Weekly Wire Rundown. #USNavy https://t.co/Z045jgpQPR
Welcome to the Mess, Chef Robert Irvine! Find out why Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON)(AW/NAC) Michael D. Stevens named Irvine an honorary #USNavy chief petty officer at http://1.usa.gov/1E3dOKE.
Happy #FollowFriday: @DON_Innovation, @NAVSEA, @SPAWARHQ, @NavyOceans, @USNavyResearch
NOW: Watch the #USNavy's newest Sailors graduate boot camp http://t.co/B0VcxiiTeA
Check out some of the great ideas from the many innovators both within & outside of the Department of the Navy, that continue to provide impressive suggestions! #NavyInnovates
As we wrap up Month of the Military Child, we'd like to thank our military kids today and everyday for their support because #KidsServeToo!
The #USNavy's first #LCS to deploy under the "3-2-1" manning concept leaves #Singapore. http://t.co/2DoyGBfFux
Preparedness takes teamwork. Check out #ReadyNavy kids activities for youngest team members! #PrepareAthon http://t.co/7NQ5Z59cSN
Take note of @USSBlueRidge building & strengthening #relationships in #Singapore. http://t.co/2K3Kg1C5J3 #PartnershipsMatter
LIVE 1p ET - MT @SECNAV: #SECNAV to address @PressClubDC today. Watch at http://t.co/5QEAyZiNuZ
NOW: #USNavy FY 2016 master chief results released http://t.co/Oxl0bfkskc via @AllHandsMag
The battlefield of the future will present many challenges & our canine warfighters are a key part of our future expeditionary forces. Read more about Office of Naval Research's canine program and how dogs can be an instrumental force in a variety of battlefield situations: http://1.usa.gov/1DWcpWg #NavyInnovates
#Shreveport-#Bossier #USNavy Week 2015 underway http://t.co/qTvcMJMMwC via @shreveporttimes
Approximately 11a ET: Active duty E9 results via NAVADMIN, BOL and http://t.co/vOTnSAuxYB release. h/t @usnpeople
#PresenceMatters! Share to welcome #USSPorter to Naval Station Rota, Spain.
RT @USNavyEurope: Moored! Shift Colors! #USSPorter arrives in #Rota, #Spain as the 3rd #BMD ship! http://t.co/ZDhVUsUXrM
Show you know how to be #ReadyNavy and register for the April 30 #PrepareAthon! http://t.co/UaOAGD7ols
#ICYMI: Today (4/29) 11a ET: Active duty E9 results to Command Triads BOL via @USNPeople
MT @DON_Innovation: Trim "briar patch" of bureaucracy http://t.co/yzoHBVeQfy #Navyinnovates #DONInnovation
Find out how the #USNavy and ROK Navy #bond through ASW cooperation http://t.co/xv6DbuxJd9 #PartnershipsMatter
Our #USNavy Sailors may not have super powers, but they're OUR heroes. #NationalSuperHeroDay http://t.co/AIwxkMVipR
4/29 11a ET: Active duty E9 results to Command Triads BOL 4/30 ~11a ET: NAVADMIN, BOL and http://t.co/vOTnSAuxYB release
.@USNavy Fleet #Week visitors witness latest #sea services ship's capabilities. http://t.co/NxKUGQm8b1 #PartnershipsMatter
RT @CapGazNews: @NavalAcademy midshipmen, caught in #Baltimore protests, direct families to safety http://t.co/xrmjJXR27X
RT @DON_Innovation: A naval reservist's take on augmented human performance #Navyinnovates #DONInnovation http://t.co/Ynkk8iNN8q
See what #USNavy #leadership is doing to shape the #future of the Navy. http://t.co/1rHkbqVa5i
Honors are given to commemorate the 100th anniversary of #ANZACDay in Singapore. http://t.co/VJxLmel7M7 #PartnershipsMatter
.@USSWaspLHD1 shows off new #energy efficient stern flap during Fleet Week. http://t.co/NgDcYh2mVA #NavyInnovates
.@USSWaspLHD1 boasts new #energy efficient stern flap during Fleet Week. http://t.co/NgDcYh2mVA #NavyInnovates @NavalEnergy
#ICYMI: @SECNAV announces Department of the #USNavy Innovation Vision http://t.co/xKEB7tf2yv #NavyInnovates
#NR100 Spotlight Sailor: Meet @Navy_Reserve's PS2 Melly Ramirez - http://t.co/MseaNlFV0N
#ICYMI: #USNavy #Sailors show off their #fitness skills for @letsmove’s #GimmeFive challenge http://t.co/x5xQvselei
.@NASPaxRiverPAO volunteers pave #path through Women+math #event. http://t.co/kYAqxLvS1F #PeopleMatter
Sailors are excited for #FitnessFriday! Watch #USNavy’s new video for @letsmove’s #GimmeFive challenge http://t.co/x5xQvselei
NOW: Watch the #USNavy's newest Sailors graduate boot camp http://t.co/jcSa1N0JDJ
VIDEO: #Sailors partake in @letsmove’s #GimmeFive challenge. See how the #USNavy stays fit http://t.co/x5xQvselei
Sleep tight, America. Your #USNavy Sailors have the watch tonight. http://t.co/vbMI4TfrPR
Sleep tight, America. Your #USNavy Sailors have the watch tonight.
Check out the #USNavy's newest X-47B unmanned aircraft refuel in mid-air. http://t.co/RqbLLcuoKL #NavyInnovates
Any #USNavy homecoming is an awesome day to take your child to work! #TakeYourChildToWorkDay http://t.co/OSiMQ5sutt
MT @DON_Innovation: Want to see how the #NavyInnovates at @NAVAIRNews? http://t.co/caYTcvUaM0
Join us today as we tweet the "#USNavy and our #environment year-by-year" on this #EarthDay2015
RT if you agree! #USNavy #EarthDay2015 http://t.co/rg701XOP7t