Throwable Robots to Aid Navy

Acknowledgements to Stars and Stripes and to iRobot Release Date:  December 13, 2015 Stars and Stripes article by Matthew M. Burke The Naval Surface Warfare Center has purchased $4M worth of model 110 FirstLook robots and accessories. “FirstLook is light enough and rugged enough to be thrown through a window or down a flight of […]

Women to Join Seal Teams

Portions of this article republished from Navy Times Release Date: August 19, 2015 By David Larter and Meghann Myers Hope Hodge Seck and Mark D. Faram contributed to this report The Navy is planning to open its elite SEAL teams to women who can pass the grueling training regimen, the service’s top officer said Tuesday […]

Vet HEROs Fight Sexual Exploitation of Children

Republished from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Release Date: 10/16/2013 WASHINGTON — Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Rand Beers today joined U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Acting Director John Sandweg, U.S. Special Operations Command Director of the Care Coalition Kevin McDonnell and National Association to Protect Children Executive Director Grier Weeks in a swearing in […]

USNS Mercy Transports Six Injured From Bougainville to Ship for Critical Care

Republished from Navy News Service Release Date: 6/30/2015 1:53:00 PM By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Trevor Andersen, Pacific Partnership 2015 Public Affairs ARAWA, Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Papua New Guinea — The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) sent an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter on a critical care patient transport mission […]

Navy Researchers Earn Top Honors in Publications and Professional Development

Jun 30, 2014 | 2:05:00 PM SAN DIEGO (NNS) — Three Navy researchers received national recognitions this month, demonstrating Naval Health Research Center’s (NHRC) quality teamwork and expertise across the spectrum of research and development. Dr. Rachel Markwald, a sleep research scientist, was awarded the 2014 Sleep Research Society’s Young Investigator Award. Cynthia A. LeardMann, […]

Assault Hovercraft

KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii (June 25, 2014). Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class Robert Pucel, from Beachmaster Unit (BMU) 1, signals Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 58, assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 5, to hold it’s position after landing during an equipment transfer between the amphibious dock landing ship USS Rushmore (LSD 47) and Marine Corps Base […]

Memorial Day, The Eternal Observance

May 26, 2014 | 1119 GMT The act of formal remembrance is one of the most profound human gestures, whether it is conducted on the personal or the national level. Originally a commemoration of the Union and Confederate dead from the American Civil War, Memorial Day in the United States codifies the act of remembrance, […]

Alleta Sullivan: A “Navy Mom” Like No Other

Republished from Navy News Service Release Date: 5/9/2014 9:57:00 PM By Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet Public Affairs From Naval History and Heritage Command, Communication and Outreach Division On the second Sunday in May in the U.S. and in other parts of the world, there is cause for celebration. Flowers, greeting cards and a trip to […]

Welcome Home

Republished from Navy News Service Release Date: 5/9/2014 9:55:00 PM By Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet Public Affairs Rescue of a family with a sick infant. Interior Communications Electrician 2nd Class Jeremiah Miller, assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Hopper (DDG 70), greets his daughter upon the ship’s return to homeport at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-HIckam […]

The World Looks Beautiful from a Navy Blimp

Republished from Navy News Service Release Date: 5/4/2014 9:51:00 PM By Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet Public Affairs Rear Adm. Matthew Klunder, chief of naval research, talks with airship pilot Marty Chandler during an orientation flight aboard the Navy’s MZ-3A over Patuxent River, Md. The MZ-3A, assigned to Scientific Development Squadron (VXS) 1 of the Military Support […]