Sailors Celebrate U.S. Navy's 245th Birthday
Sailors celebrate the Navy’s 245th Birthday celebration at several bases in the USA and Japan with decorated birthday cakes. The theme for this year, “Victory at Sea,” closes the 75th anniversary commemoration of World War II, and also recognizes 245 years of warfighting excellence.
LC Ship Combat Capability Extended With Air Detachment
With advanced technology, the air detachment aboard Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) is an integral part of crew complement, delivering situational awareness and combat capability well beyond ship-based sensors during their rotational deployment to the Indo-Pacific region.
Navy Recruiter From Brazil Achieves Centurion
Navy Counselor 1st Class Edson Felismino, a Brazil native, came to the United States ... eventually joining the Navy with deployments to Guantanamo Bay, Afghanistan, and Africa. Now, as a recruiter, he has been recognized for a rare recruiting achievement by contracting 100 new applicants during his first recruiter tour.
Argon Fluoride Laser Marks Breakthrough
If successful, laser fusion has applications as a test bed for defense tests and would be an attractive future power source. The short wavelength and other attributes make the argon fluoride laser the ideal laser to obtain high performance fusion implosions.
Valiant Shield Power Formation
A pride inducing display of USA military power as Navy ships steam in formation on the Philippine Sea with Navy and Air Force aircraft flying above them in support of Valiant Shield 2020.
Sailor Earns Second Chance As Undesignated Seaman
Cryptologic Technician (Interpretive) 2nd Class Caitlin Kennedy road to DLIFLC graduation didn’t start at the beginning of her Russian basic course. Kennedy first came to DLIFLC in 2014, but was disenrolled for a disciplinary violation.
Navy EOD Techs Conduct Hoisting Ops
A U.S. Navy explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) technician is hoisted from a Mark VI patrol boat into an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter, as fellow EOD technicians wait their turn during hoist training operations in the Arabian Gulf.
Texas Sailor Making Waves Recruiting In Minnesota
U.S. Navy Recruiter Jakeb Thornberry is known for taking the time to truly get to know someone and genuinely help them discover their future path, whether it is with the Navy, another branch, or out in the civilian sector.
Super Hornets Conduct Flight Ops
F/A-18E Super Hornets attached to the Eagles of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 115 take off and land during flight operations on the U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan.
Navy Building Cyber Defense Capabilities and Teams
Cyber attacks from foreign adversaries have accelerated significantly on the Department of Defense (DoD) networks and systems, creating the need to identify threats and vulnerabilities at untenable speed.