Central Security Service, CIWT Leaders Ensure Readiness of IW Force

Pensacola, Florida - Rear Adm. Daniel MacDonnell, the 11th deputy chief of the Central Security Service (CSS) at the National Security Agency (NSA), visited the Center for Information Warfare Training (CIWT) and Information Warfare Training Command (IWTC) Corry Station April 16 to review information warfare (IW) training initiatives and discuss current and future training for the military services’ rapidly changing IW missions, capabilities and roles.

NAVSUP Commander's Conference Provides Focus

Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania - Gathering from across the globe, Naval Supply System Command’s (NAVSUP) senior leaders reunited for the semi-annual Commanders' Conference onboard Naval Support Activity Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, April 16.

Preble Completes Cooperative Deployment with HMAS Melbourne

Philippine Sea - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) completed a cooperative deployment with the Royal Australian Navy Adelaide-class guided-missile frigate HMAS Melbourne (FFG 05) in the Philippine Sea April 19.

Navy's Newest Littoral Combat Ship USS Charleston Arrives in San Diego

San Diego, California - The newest littoral combat ship, the Independence-variant USS Charleston (LCS 18), arrived at its San Diego homeport April 19 after completing its maiden voyage from the Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Alabama.

Thresher Dolphins Presented During PACNORWEST Officers' Birthday Ball

Seattle, Washington - Lt.j.g. Thomas M. Grubish, assigned to the Blue crew of the Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Louisiana (SSBN 743), was presented with USS Thresher submarine dolphins during the 2019 Pacific Northwest Submarine Officers’ Birthday Ball, April 13.

BMCS Briggs, MCPO Der-Vartanian Award Winner, Leads Because She Loves It

Norfolk, Virginia - BMCS Crystal Briggs’ selection as a Capt. Joy Bright Hancock and Master Chief Anna Der-Vartanian Leadership Award winner probably only comes as a surprise to Briggs. The imprint of her work seems to be everywhere she has been in the Navy.