Washington, DC - Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP), Vice Adm. Robert Burke recognized OPNAV N1 top civilians and Sailors during a ceremony at Naval Support Facility Arlington in Arlington, Virginia, March 14.

Washington, DC - The Under Secretary of the Navy, Thomas Modly, released a memorandum March 16 announcing a significant restructuring of how the Secretary of the Navy staff is organized in order to accelerate the pace of change and improve enterprise alignment in the business operations of the Department.

Washington, DC - The Navy announced March 20 the Active Component (AC) fiscal year 2018 Aviation Department Head Retention Bonus (ADHRB) and Aviation Command Retention Bonus (ACRB) and the expansion of Aviation Incentive Pay (AvIP) for both AC and the Reserve Component aviators in NAVADMIN 065/18.

Okinawa, Japan - The forward-deployed amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) arrived at White Beach Naval Facility, Okinawa, March 16, to onload elements of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU).

San Diego, California - Vincent Ramos, the chief executive of Canada-based Phantom Secure, and four of his associates were indicted by a federal grand jury today on charges that they knowingly and intentionally participated in a criminal enterprise that facilitated the transnational importation and distribution of narcotics through the sale and service of encrypted communications.

Apra Harbor, Guam - Sailors participating in Pacific Partnership 2018 (PP18) departed Guam aboard Military Sealift Command expeditionary fast transport USNS Brunswick (T-EPF 6) March 19, bound for the mission's first stop in Yap, Federated States of Micronesia.

San Diego, California - Renan Dias Da Rocha Gomes, a former employee aboard the Disney Wonder cruise ship, was sentenced Wednesday to 15 months in prison for wire fraud in connection with his scheme to embezzle more than $260,000 from The Walt Disney Company.