Improving readiness, maintaining the fleet and building the surface fleet of the future were topics Navy leaders, along with speakers from industry and academia, discussed on the third day of the Surface Navy Association’s 32nd National Symposium Jan. 16.
The Defense Health Agency assumed management and administration of all U.S.-based military treatment facilities in October 2019, a critical milestone in the ongoing transformation of the Air Force Medical Service and the Military Health System.
Still a relative newcomer to its homeport in Japan, the amphibious assault ship USS America joined up in the East China Sea with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force for training exercises Monday, according to the U.S. Navy.
Airmen soon will have several chances to pass their fitness assessment, a draft Air Force policy stated, days after one of the service’s largest commands said it would allow favorable practice tests to count.
Yokota leadership breaks open a sake barrel along with the Japanese Welfare Association, Japan Air Self-Defense Force and Yokota Defense Office’s leaders during the JWA New Year Fest, Jan.10, 2020, at Yokota Air Base, Japan.
Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Arpee Castro, from Hayward, California, and Seaman Armando Diazneija, from San Diego, align and perform maintenance on the flight deck nets aboard U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19).
After Navy spouse Samantha Wilson moved from Naval Air Facility Atsugi, Japan, to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island in Washington state in November 2018, she landed a job but needed child care for her 1-year-old daughter.
The acting Secretary of the Navy in December directed the service to reach 355 or more ships — from aircraft carriers to unmanned submersibles — within 10 years, an accelerated timeline that trims two decades off previous plans.