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SOUDA BAY, GREECE (Feb. 28, 2024) Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd Class Xerses Havis, left, and Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Timmy Bellard, both assigned to the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), stand watch as the small caliber action team during sea and anchor in Souda Bay, Greece, Feb. 28. Bataan is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. Naval Forces Europe area of operations, employed by U.S. 6th Fleet to defend U.S., allied and partner interests. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Danilo Reynoso)
Bataan ARG, 26th MEU(SOC) Arrive in Souda Bay for Port Visit
By Chief Mass Communication Specialist Eva-Marie Ramsaran, Amphibious Squadron 8 Public Affairs | March 1, 2024
SOUDA BAY, Greece - The ships of the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), along with the embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable) (MEU(SOC)) arrived in Souda Bay, Greece, for a regularly scheduled...

NPS Accepted Into USSPACECOM Academic Engagement Enterprise
By Naval Postgraduate School | Feb. 29, 2024
U.S. Space Command (USSPACECOM) has accepted the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) into its Academic Engagement Enterprise (AEE), a select partnership of 48 colleges and universities throughout the United States...

SAN DIEGO (Feb. 2, 2009) A close-up of a model of USS Gerald Ford (CVN 78) at the Antenna Model Range at Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Pacific in San Diego, Feb. 2, 2009, shows a miniature satellite dish, just one detail on a model ship consisting of tiny antennas, satellite dishes, add-on compartments, and anything solid that could affect high-frequency radio communications. Testing antenna configurations on model ships before installing them on real ships 48 times the models’ size saves the Navy time and money by validating high-frequency radio communications coverage before any metal is cut in the shipyard. (U.S. Navy courtesy photo)
Meet the Navy’s Only Model Ship Builder
By Maison Piedfort | Feb. 29, 2024
SAN DIEGO — That large white arch you see looping over the horizon from downtown San Diego on a clear day sits high on Point Loma, as it has for 70 years. Down the hill and just around the corner, there’s a quiet...

The Military Sealift Command’s expeditionary fast transport ship, USNS Trenton (EPF 5) was docked in Gaeta, Italy, earlier this month dropping off members of the military detachment and making preparations for the shipyard. The crew of the Trenton provided two educational tours for members of the Department of Defense Education Activity while in port. Teachers, faculty, students and members of the Naples High School Junior Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps unit all had an opportunity to see the Trenton and interact with the crew. In total, the Trenton hosted more than 200 visitors.
CTF-63 Welcomes USNS Trenton (T-EPF 5) Arrival in Naples
By Lt. Andrew Church, USNS Trenton (T-EPF 5) | Feb. 29, 2024
The Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Trenton (T-EPF 5) arrived in Naples, Italy Monday, Feb. 26, 2024, for a scheduled port visit...


MEDITERRANEAN SEA - (Feb. 23, 2022) The Expeditionary Sea Base USS Hershel
USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) begins African deployment
By U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa / U.S. Sixth Fleet Public Affairs | Feb. 29, 2024
The Blue military crew (MILCREW) of the Lewis B. Puller-class expeditionary sea base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) and the ship’s Military Sealift Command Civilian Mariners (CIVMARs) departed Naval...

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NAVSAFECOM Continues Risk Assurance Assessments Across Enterprise
By Rebecca Coleman, Naval Safety Command Safety Promotions-Public Affairs | Jan. 31, 2024
Nearly two years since the Naval Safety Command (NAVSAFECOM) began its assurance assessment process across the naval enterprise, it has completed over 20 Echelon II/III risk assurance assessments, continuing its focus on risk...

Naval Safety Everwhere for Safety App Availabilty
NAVSAFECOM App Puts Safety and Risk Management Tools in Your Pocket
By Leslie Tomaino, Naval Safety Command Safety Promotions-Public Affairs | Jan. 26, 2024
The Naval Safety Command (NAVSAFECOM) announced the launch of its new mobile application Jan. 22, which is now available for download on any Android or iOS device...

Online Dashboards Ease Access to Valuable Safety Data
By Rebecca Coleman, Naval Safety Command Safety Promotions-Public Affairs | Jan. 24, 2024
The Naval Safety Command (NAVSAFECOM) has launched two new online dashboards that offer commanders and safety professionals access to timely and valuable data impacting their organizations’ mission capability and...

231212-N-N0114-1001 - PDS Call for Speakers
Wanted: NAVSAFENVTRACEN Seeks Speakers and Sponsors
By Amy Robinson, Naval Safety Command Safety Promotions-Public Affairs | Jan. 2, 2024
The Naval Safety and Environmental Training Center (NAVSAFENVTRACEN) is currently seeking breakout session presenters and claimant meeting sponsors for its 32nd annual Joint Safety and Environmental Professional Development...

230928-N-NO226-1001 (Sep. 28, 2023) NORFOLK, Va. - A safety graphic was created in Adobe Photoshop and CANVA as a design to highlight updated motorcycle training requirements. This graphic was created on September 23, 2023 to accomany an article about the statistics from the 101 Critical Days of Summer campaign. The Naval Safety Command serves as the naval enterprise lead for non-nuclear safety standards, expertise and oversight of the Navy Safety Management System (SMS), and operates with the requisite authorities and responsibilities to establish a SMS that provides defense-in-depth and ensures the Naval enterprise is both safe to operate and operating safely. (U.S. Navy graphic by Leslie Tomaino)
Navy Wraps Up Critical Days of Summer Campaign
By Rebecca Coleman, Naval Safety Command Safety Promotions | Sept. 27, 2023
The Department of the Navy’s annual 101 Critical Days of Summer (CDOS) campaign wrapped up Sept. 5. An initial analysis of this year’s summer mishaps revealed a positive outcome in one area along with others which still...




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