USS Elrod is Decommissioned

Placed into commission nearly 30 years ago, the guided-missile frigate USS Elrod (FFG 55) was decommissioned today during a Naval Station Norfolk ceremony, led by Cmdr. Brad Stallings, commanding officer.
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See the Future: Naval EXPO Coming to Washington, D.C.

For the first time ever, the general public will be admitted free to the Naval Future Force Science and Technology EXPO general exhibit hall Feb. 4—5 where they will be able to see the Electromagnetic Railgun, an autonomous swarmboat, a firefighting robot and much more.
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ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jan. 28, 2015)


The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8). Churchill is underway conducting a composite training unit exercise along with the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group in preparation for an upcoming scheduled deployment. U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Culinary Specialist Rodney Davidson (Released) 150128-N-TX848-002
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Misawa Sailors Begin USS Constitution Snow Sculpture

Sailors stationed at U.S. Naval Air Facility (NAF) Misawa and its tenant commands began work on a snow sculpture as part of the 66th annual Sapporo Snow Festival in Hokkaido, Japan Jan. 29.
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SECNAV Completes Visit to Paraguay

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus completed a visit to Paraguay Jan. 29 during which he met with Republic of Paraguay President Horacio Cartes to discuss the relationship between the Department of the Navy and Paraguay’s military.
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WASHINGTON (Jan. 28, 2015)


Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert, center left, testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee. Greenert, along with other service chiefs, Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, left; Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark A. Welsh III, center right; and Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., testified on the impact of the Budget Control Act of 2011 and sequestration on national security. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Julianne F. Metzger (Released) 150128-N-ZI511-405
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Mustin, John S. McCain Sailors Strengthen Partnerships in Korea Through Bilateral Training and Port Visit

Sailors from the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Mustin (DDG 89) and USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) strengthened partnerships with the Republic of Korea navy during a port visit to Busan, Jan 29 – Feb 2.
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Navy Installations to Conduct Exercise Solid Curtain—Citadel Shield 2015

Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces (USFF) and Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) will conduct Exercise Solid Curtain—Citadel Shield 2015 (SC—CS15) Feb. 2—13 on Navy installations located in the continental United States.

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CHARLESTOWN, Mass. (Jan. 27, 2015)


Sailors assigned to USS Constitution maintain watch as winter storm Juno arrives in the Boston area. Constitution is undergoing preparations to enter dry dock on March 20th for a three-year restoration period. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Matthew R. Fairchild (Released) 150127-N-OG138-011
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Hawaii Chiefs and First Class Sailors Participate in Teambuilding Hike

In the early morning hours of Jan. 27, on Oahu’s Makapu’u Point, more than 300 chief petty officers and first class petty officers stationed across Hawaii gathered for a hike.
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