San Diego, California - San Diego State University is once again being recognized as a top school for military veterans. Military Times released the annual Best for Vets: Colleges 2017 rankings and SDSU ranked No. 25 among four-year universities and is one of only two in California among the top 25.

Washington, DC - Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons Randy Berry will travel to The Hague, Netherlands November 2 - 4 by invitation of the Dutch and Uruguayan Governments to attend a meeting of the Equal Rights Coalition.

San Diego, California - The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group crew parted ways with their homeports for an extensive month-long underway. During their time at sea, the unit will conduct various exercises and complete evaluations to certify their ships as deployment ready.

San Diego, California - Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research, Dr. Melissa Flagg, visited the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) to learn more about the research being conducted to improve warfighter readiness and health.

Pacific Ocean - Aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) conducted its first at-sea ammunition onload in more than two years, Oct. 23-24 during an underway replenishment (UNREP) with the dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Wally Schirra (T-AKE 8).

Newport, Rhode Island - Today, Chief of Personnel, Vice Adm. Robert Burke and Master Chief April Beldo, spoke with Sailors at the Naval Leadership & Ethics Center (NLEC) and the Navy's Senior Enlisted Academy (SEA) in Newport, Rhode Island.

Norfolk, Virginia - Sailors and Marines returned to Naval Station Norfolk aboard amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) to offload personnel and equipment today after conducting humanitarian assistance and disaster relief as part of Joint Task Force (JTF) Matthew.