San Diego, California Commander, Submarine Forces (COMSUBFOR) announced Virginia-class attack submarine USS New Mexico (SSN 779) and Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Hampton (SSN 767) commenced Ice Exercise 2014 (ICEX 2014) in the Arctic Ocean.

Washington, DC - In a one-on-one interview last week and during March 18 all hands call in Mayport, Florida Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert asserted that changes to the military retirement system are far from taking effect and that there is no plan in place to change it.

San Diego, California - Alex Wisidagama, a citizen of Singapore formerly employed by Glenn Defense Marine Asia (GDMA), pleaded guilty today to one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States for his role in a scheme to overbill the U.S. Navy for ship husbanding services.   Wisidagama’s plea is the second in an expanding investigation into acts of alleged fraud and bribery committed by GDMA and several United States Navy officers and personnel.

Washington, DC - The Tuition Assistance (TA) program will continue to pay 100 percent of Sailors' tuition and enrollment fees in fiscal year 15 (FY15), as announced by the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert, during an All Hands Call in Mayport, Florida.

Washington, DC - Today, the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Korea concluded an agreement extending the duration of the existing U.S.-R.O.K. Agreement for Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation until March 19, 2016. The agreement entered into force immediately.

San Diego, California (NAPSI) - There’s good news for high school students who take Advanced Placement (AP) courses. A new study system from McGraw-Hill Professional, 5 Steps to a 5 on the Advanced Placement Examinations, has been created to help students prepare more effectively for these rigorous tests.

San Diego, California (NAPSI) - There’s an intriguing new way to learn about better teaching and leading in schools worldwide. That’s because a global community dedicated to excellence in learning, teaching and leading has released its latest annual report, titled “The Promise of Leadership: Sustaining Learning, Transforming Teaching.”