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120809-N-BT887-139 SAN DIEGO (Aug. 9, 2012) Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert addresses the Association of Naval Services Officers (ANSO) at the association's 32nd annual convention in San Diego. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Benjamin Crossley/Released)

2013 Association of Naval Services Officers Convention Cancelled


WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The President of the Association of Naval Services Officers announced the cancellation of their convention Feb...

130109-N-LV331-038 U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Jan. 9, 2013) Command Master Chief Ernest Belmares, from Dallas, inspects a rack aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) during his weekly inspection of berthing spaces. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Armando Gonzales/Released)

Navy Announces Selection of Newest CMCs and CSCs


MILLINGTON, Tenn. (NNS) -- Results from the Fiscal Year 2014 Command Master Chief (CMC) and Command Senior Chief (CSC) Selection...

One-year sentence sought for airman who punched Okinawa teen


CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — Japanese prosecutors requested a one-year sentence Thursday for a U.S. airman for drunkenly barging into an...

Curfew eased for servicemembers in Japan


YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — U.S. Forces Japan adjusted the curfew rules Wednesday, pushing back the start by an hour to midnight...

A samurai descendant demonstrates the proper technique and strength of wielding a samurai blade aboard the USS Denver Friday. Eleven samurai from northern Kyushu came to the amphibious transport dock to teach its sailors about the combat art form and also about the "bushido" code, whose tenets include honor and respect for those you protect and serve. (Photo by Matthew M. Burke/Stars and Stripes)

USS Denver crew gets lesson in honor from samurai


SASEBO NAVAL BASE, Japan — The crew of the USS Denver got a special lesson on the warrior code when samurai descendants visited the...

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Officials reject Navy assessment of USS Guardian damage to reef


SASEBO NAVAL BASE, Japan — The Navy’s assessment of damage sustained by a protected reef off the Philippines when the USS Guardian...

USS Bonhomme Richard departs in Okinawa


WHITE BEACH, Okinawa - The Navy's only forward-deployed amphibious assault ship, USS Bonhomme...

ASAKUSA: Something old, something new


Editor's Note: Jamie Chevalier and her family had a blast in Asakusa, and she highly recommends others to check it out. So...

U.S. Navy salvage assessment team members board the stern of USS Guardian Wednesday in the Sulu Sea. The mine countermeasures ship ran aground on Tubbataha Reef off the coast of the Philippines on Jan. 17. (Geoffrey Trudell/U.S. Navy)

Navy's ship likely to remain stuck for a couple more weeks


SASEBO NAVAL BASE, Japan — The Navy minesweeper USS Guardian — stuck on a protected reef off the coast of the Philippines for a...


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