The Navy’s experiment with online exams is gaining steam. Aided in part by a mobile application the Navy is now qualifying sailors for advancement through a new military knowledge exam that can be taken on smart devices such as tablets and smartphones — without needing a Navy computer. It’s a concept the service would love to expand on in the future.
NORFOLK, Va. — With the aircraft carrier Harry S. Truman sidelined for maintenance issues, the Navy has deployed four of Carrier Strike group 8’s surface combatant ships and 1,200 sailors as a “Surface Action Group.”
The crowning achievement in the careers of some 5,000 enlisted sailors came today as pinning…
A former enlisted Marine was named today as the first-ever “chief learning officer” for the Navy and Marine Corps. The position was created in February as part Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer’s Feb. 5 pledge to pull together all the higher learning institutions into what he called a “Naval University.”
NORFOLK, Va. – With Hurricane Dorian moving up the eastern seaboard, the Navy started moving 23 ships and 114 aircraft from multiple Hampton Roads bases out of the storm’s path, today.
NORFOLK, Va. — As Hurricane Dorian strengthened to a Category 3 storm Friday afternoon, the U.S. Navy was already moving ships, aircraft and people out of the storms potential path.
NORFOLK, Va. — The Navy has scheduled selective early retirement boards for O-5’s and O-6’s for the second year in a row. Navy officials estimate 2,500 captains and commanders will get a look by one of next month’s two boards. The commander’s board starts Sept. 11. The captain’s board follows on Sept. 20.
NORFOLK, Va. — A flotilla of multi-national warships is operating off the U.S. East Coast, training for high-end ops at sea with the U.S. Navy in a move that help better integrate the combined sea-based muscle of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s maritime forces.