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  1. New commander takes helm at Undersea Warfare Center

    The Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Rhode Island has a new leader.

    • Sep. 19, 2014
  2. New commander named for N.Y. Naval Militia

    New York Naval Militia Rear Admiral Ten Eyck 'Trip' Powell III has been selected as next commander of the state's volunteer naval force.

    • Sep. 10, 2014
  3. Capt. Burt Espe resigned as head of the Naval Surface Warfare Center Port Hueneme on Aug. 14. Navy

    Hueneme CO quits halfway through tour

    Capt. Burt Espe felt he wasn't cutting it as commanding officer of Naval Surface Warfare Center Port Hueneme, California. So in August, he did something no enlisted or officer could typically do with impunity: He quit.

    • Sep. 8, 2014
  4. Boxall Navy

    Four flag officers assigned

    Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jon Greenert announced four new flag officer assignments Tuesday.

    • Aug. 26, 2014
  5. Vice Adm. Phil Davidson addresses the crew of the destroyer Ramage in April. Davidson has been nominated as the next head of Fleet Forces Command. Navy

    3-star nominated to head Fleet Forces Command

    The 6th Fleet boss has been tapped to return to the states to helm the Norfolk-based Fleet Forces Command, the Defense Department announced Monday.

    • Aug. 4, 2014
  6. Submarine Squadron 6 to get new commander

    A Norfolk-based submarine squadron is getting a new commanding officer.

    • Aug. 1, 2014
  7.  Staff

    Congrats, O-4! Active-duty staff corps selections announced

    The following active-duty staff corps officers have been selected for promotion to lieutenant commander, according to a fleetwide message, ALNAV 057/14, released Monday:

    • Jul. 29, 2014
  8.  Staff

    Active-duty O-4 promotions released

    The following active-duty line officers have been selected for promotion to lieutenant commander, according to a fleetwide message, ALNAV 055/14, released Tuesday:

    • Jul. 9, 2014
  9. ADM Michelle Howard smiles following her promotion to the rank of admiral at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial. Howard is the first woman to be promoted to the rank of admiral in the history of the Navy and will serve as the 38th Vice Chief of Naval Operations from ADM Mark Ferguson. MCC Peter D. Lawlor/Navy

    Howard receives fourth star, makes history

    When Adm. Michelle Howard thought about who to thank first during her speech at a Tuesday ceremony marking her promotion to four-star and her assuming duties as the Navy's number two officer, the list was long.

    • Jul. 1, 2014
  10. Va.-based Coast Guard cutter getting new command

    A change of command is scheduled for the Portsmouth-based Coast Guard cutter Legare.

    • Jun. 19, 2014
  11. Command of U.S. Coast Guard in Alaska changing

    A new leader is taking over command of the U.S. Coast Guard in Alaska.

    • Jun. 12, 2014
  12.  Staff

    Congrats, commander! Reserve O-5 promotions announced

    The following Reserve line officers have been selected for promotion to commander, the Navy announced Wednesday in a fleetwide message, ALNAV 043/14:

    • Jun. 4, 2014
  13. Pentagon officials included a pay freeze for all high-ranking military personnel in paygrades O-7 and above in its budget plan. Getty Images

    Budget proposes pay freeze for higher-ranking officers

    The Pentagon brass has spent months urging lawmakers to support pay and benefits changes that could hurt troops' wallets. But those same top brass are also in line to take a hit to the wallet.

    • May. 28, 2014
  14. Midshipmen celebrate following the commencement and commissioning of the Class of 2014 at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.. Mike Morones/Staff

    SECDEF charges academy grads with stamping out sex assault

    More than a thousand new officers entered the fleet Friday as the Naval Academy's graduating class hurled their midshipman covers into the air while a packed stadium roared with cheers and applause.

    • May. 23, 2014
  15.  Staff

    Congrats, commander! Active-duty O-5 line selections announced

    The following active duty line officers have been selected for promotion to commander, according to a fleetwide message, ALNAV 041/14, released Thursday:

    • May. 23, 2014
  16. O-6 chaplain results tossed board to reconvene

    Promotion-eligible chaplain corps commanders will have to wait a bit longer to find out who will make captain in fiscal 2015, as the Navy secretary has tossed out the board results, requiring the panel to reconvene.

    • May. 7, 2014
  17. Coast Guard district in Va. getting new commander

    The Coast Guard's 5th District based in Portsmouth is getting a new leader.

    • Apr. 30, 2014
  18. Morris

    Range XO fired for failed performance

    The Navy removed the second-in-command of a missile testing range April 25 because of 'unsatisfactory performance,' the service said in an April 26 news release.

    • Apr. 25, 2014
  19. Active-duty captain selectees announced

    Congratulations to the following line officers selected for promotion to captain names announced in a fleet-wide message, ALNAV 028/14, released Monday:

    • Apr. 22, 2014
  20. Reserve, full-time support captain selections announced

    Congratulations to the following Reserve and full-time support officers selected for promotion to captain, announced by the Navy in a fleetwide message, ALNAV 023/14, released Monday:

    • Apr. 16, 2014
  21. Coast Guard schedules Alaska change of command

    The Coast Guard has scheduled a change of command for the Alaska district.

    • Apr. 11, 2014
  22. Spec ops 3-star leads list of 29 flag officer nominations

    The 3-star tapped for the No. 2 job at U.S. Special Operations Command leads the list of 29 flag officer nominations announced Tuesday by the Pentagon.

    • Apr. 2, 2014
  23. Adm. Jon Greenert, chief of naval operations, answers questions during a Feb. 25 editorial board with Navy Times. Alan Lessig / Staff

    CNO predicts steady manning levels, outlines plans to shelve some ships

    The Air Force is looking to send home more than of 20,000 airmen this year. And the Army likely will be forced to slash four times as many soldiers in coming years.

    • Mar. 9, 2014
  24. Leach

    Germantown CO sacked for 'poor command climate'

    The Navy fired the commanding officer of the Sasebo, Japan-based dock landing ship Germantown on Friday 'due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command,' 7th Fleet said.

    • Mar. 7, 2014
  25. Coast Guard vice admiral tapped as next commandant

    President Barack Obama is nominating a Coast Guard vice admiral to be the next Coast Guard commandant.

    • Mar. 4, 2014
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