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220528-N-GR655-0202 GROTON, Connecticut (May 28, 2022) – Crewmembers attached to the Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS Oregon (SSN 793) man the ship during a commissioning ceremony in Groton, Conn., May 28, 2022. SSN 793, the third U.S Navy ship launched with the name Oregon and first in more than a century, is a flexible, multi-mission platform designed to carry out the seven core competencies of the submarine force: anti-submarine warfare; anti-surface warfare; delivery of special operations forces; strike warfare; irregular warfare; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; and mine warfare. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Joshua Karsten)
Navy commissions USS Oregon (SSN 793)
By Submarine Readiness Squadron (SRS) 32 | May 28, 2022
GROTON, Connecticut – The Navy commissioned the fast-attack submarine USS Oregon (SSN 793) in a traditional ceremony held Saturday, May 28, at Naval Submarine Base New London...

U.S. Navy Leaders Celebrate 1 Year Milestone of the Pennsylvania Talent Pipeline Project
By Team Submarine Public Affairs | May 27, 2022
PHILADELPHIA - Senior U.S. Navy leaders joined partners from the Department of Defense, industry, and academia in the formal Signing Day Ceremony of the Pennsylvania Talent Pipeline Project, a program that aims to...

BALTIC SEA (May 17, 2022) – The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Gravely (DDG 107) sails in formation behind the wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during a maneuvering exercise with the Finnish and Swedish navies in the Baltic Sea, May 17, 2022. The Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group and embarked 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, under the command and control of Task Force 61/2, are on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. Naval Forces Europe area of operations, employed by U.S. Sixth Fleet to defend U.S., Allied and Partner interests. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Ryan Clark)
USS Gravely and USS Gunston Hall arrive in Helsinki, Finland
By USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) and USS Gravely (DDG 107) Public Affairs | May 27, 2022
HELSINKI, Finland - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Gravely (DDG 107) and Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) arrived in Helsinki, Finland for scheduled port visits, May 27,...

Navy Mandates CWP Black Rank Tab Wear -- Here are the details
By MC1 Mark D. Faram, Chief of Naval Personnel Public Affairs | May 27, 2022
The Navy is mandating wear of the Cold Weather Parka rank insignia on all uniforms with rank tabs effective on Oct. 1, as announced in the uniform update NAVADMIN 124/22 released May 27. Also updated were policies for...

USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) arrives in Tallinn, concludes Hedgehog 22
By Lt.j.g. Jordan Trias, US-S Kearsarge (LHD 3) Public Affairs | May 27, 2022
TALLINN, Estonia — The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), flagship of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), arrived in Tallinn, Estonia for a scheduled...

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Naval Safety and Environmental Training Center visits USS George H. W. Bush
Naval Safety and Environmental Training Center Visits USS George H. W. Bush
By Public Affairs, USS George H. W. Bush | May 24, 2022
Instructors from Naval Safety and Environmental Training Center (NSETC) recently delivered the Safety Programs Afloat course to 68 prospective divisional safety petty officers aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush...

Motorcycle Safety: Time to ‘Throttle’ Back and Reinforce Fundamentals
By Leslie Tomaino, Naval Safety Command Safety Promotions | May 12, 2022
May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month and Secretary of the Navy, The Honorable Carlos Del Toro, reaffirmed motorcycle safety remains the Department of the Navy’s (DON) priority in a recent ALNAV message...

101 Critical Days of Summer
Naval Safety Command Launches Annual '101 Critical Days of Summer' Campaign
By Sarah Langdon, Naval Safety Command Safety Promotions | May 5, 2022
Summer is right around the corner and it is time for the Naval Safety Command (NAVSAFECOM) annual “101 Critical Days of Summer” safety campaign. Summer is the longest vacation period of the year, and mishaps, as well as...

Representation of a Safety Awareness Dispatch issued by Naval Safety Command. Formerly known as Lessons Learned, the renamed product still provides relevant and timely safety lessons targeted to the naval enterprise.
Looking for Lessons Learned? The Name Has Changed, but the Focus Remains the Same
By Amy Robinson, Naval Safety Command Safety Promotions | April 6, 2022
The products previously known as Lessons Learned from the place formerly known as the Naval Safety Center are getting a new name: The naval enterprise will now receive Safety Awareness Dispatches from the Naval Safety...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 17, 2021) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 2nd Class Jordan Larson guides a tow tractor driven by Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) Airman Chad O'Connor during a drill on the flight deck of the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), April 17, 2021. Kearsarge, homeported at Naval Station Norfolk, is underway to certify for operations at sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Jesse Schwab)
Blog: Planning for Unplanned Aircraft Moves
By Senior Chief Aviation Machinist's Mate Andrew S. Van Norman | Feb. 15, 2022
There are many dangers and risks in Naval Aviation. Moving an aircraft seems like a very simple task, but if not done correctly, could very well lead to a costly and grave outcome. Unfortunately, even with procedures,...

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