Navy Region Singapore Services Help Sailors and Their Families Enjoy Southeast Asia

Sailors and their families stationed in Singapore are taking advantage of improved Morale, Warfare, and Recreation programs offered through the Navy Region Singapore (NRS) staff to enhance their experience of living and serving in the Lion City.
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SECNAV Announces New Maternity Leave Policy

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus triples maternity leave July 2: 18 weeks for women in the Navy and Marine Corps.

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WASHINGTON (July 2, 2015)


Vice Adm. Dixon R. Smith, commander of Navy Installations Command, announces that there was no shooting following the response to a report of an active shooter at the Washington Navy Yard. The Navy Yard, located less than a mile south of the U.S. Capitol, was placed on lockdown following an unconfirmed report of an active shooter. U.S. Navy photo by Oscar Sosa (Released) 150702-N-ED767-104
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GW Sailors Trained to “Step Up, Step In”

Bystander intervention, as defined by training facilitators on board the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), is having the courage to get involved when a fellow Sailor is in trouble.
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Washington D.C. Navy Yard on Lockdown

The Navy Yard in Washington D.C. is currently on lockdown with orders to shelter in place.
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ATLANTIC OCEAN (June 30, 2015)


Sailors direct an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Pukin’ Dogs of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 143 onto a catapult on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). Harry S. Truman is underway conducting training for its upcoming deployment. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class A. A. Cruz (Released) 150630-N-QH848-029
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USS Lassen to Experience Philippine Culture

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) arrived in Subic Bay for a port visit, July 1.
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Navy Personnel Command Leaders to Meet With Southeast Sailors

Representatives from Navy Personnel Command’s fleet engagement team (FET) will visit Naval Station Mayport, Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay and Cecil Field, July 7—9, to discuss the latest personnel policies and initiatives impacting Sailors and family members.
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ARAWA, Autonomous Region Of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea (June 30, 2015)


Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Matthew Hawkins, from West Jordan, Utah, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 21, assists an infant aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). At the request of the government of Bougainville, Mercy launched one of its helicopters to transport six passengers, including one infant, who swam ashore following their ship sinking off the coast of Carteret Island in Papua New Guinea. The passengers were transported to Mercy and provided medical assistance. According to Navy doctors, all passengers are in good condition. Mercy is in Papua New Guinea as part of Pacific Partnership 2015. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Valerie Eppler (Released) 150630-M-DN141-530
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NNOA to Host Annual Conference

The 2015 Professional Development and Training Conference will be held July 28-30 at the Admiral Kidd Center on Point Loma Naval Base in San Diego.
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