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IWO TO, Japan (Aug. 16, 2017) Air Traffic Controller 1st Class Stephanie Breault, center, leads a formation of Naval Air Facility Atsugi's chief petty officer selectees during a familiarization visit to Iwo To, Japan. The selectees, along with chief petty officers from the base, visited the island to hike to the summit of Mt. Suribachi and tour the site of the World War II Battle of Iwo Jima. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Ben Farone/Released)

Atsugi selectees summit Sulfur Island

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August 18, 2017
IWO TO, Japan (NNS) -- Chief petty officers (CPO) and CPO selectees from Naval Air Facility Atsugi completed a climb to the top of Mt. Suribachi on the Japanese island of Iwo To,...

First CVW-5 Jet Squadrons to relocate to Iwakuni this Fall

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August 18, 2017
YOKOSUKA, Japan – The U.S. Navy announced today that the first jet squadrons from Carrier Air Wing FIVE (CVW-5) will relocate to Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni (MCASI) later...
WASHINGTON (August 18, 2017) The Department of the Navy seal. (U.S. Navy graphic/Released) August 17, 2017

Navy to relieve Fitzgerald top leaders; report released

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August 18, 2017
* Adm. Bill Moran, the deputy chief of naval operations, said that Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin plans to relieve Cmdr. Bryce Benson for cause.
MEDITERRANEAN SEA (March 17, 2016) Sailors aboard USS Porter (DDG 78) take the Navy-wide E-4 advancement exam. Porter, an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is conducting a routine patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Robert S. Price/Released)

Navy announces new authority for COs

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August 17, 2017
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- In an effort to reduce administrative distractions and further empower commanding officers (CO), the Navy announced Wednesday in NAVADMIN 200/17 that it will...