COVID-19

SECNAV Braithwaite Pledges Support for Navy History Museum Nearing Deal to Move off Washington Navy Yard

Secretary of the Navy Kenneth Braithwaite, right, discusses the significance of the historic Washington Navy Yard with Naval History and Heritage Command deputy...

One Year In, SURFDEVRON Ready to Speed Up At-Sea Testing, Prototype Deliveries

Sailors man the rails aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Zumwalt (DDG-1000) as the ship pulls into Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on April 2,...

Navy Calling Up 1,600 Reservists to Fill in For Shipyard Workers Out for COVID-19

Norfolk Naval Shipyard workers prepare to install a 2400-pound pilgrim nut on a propeller of the aircraft carrier USS George H. W. Bush...

Report to Congress on U.S. Navy Ship Names

The following is the June 10, 2020 Congressional Research Service report, Navy Ship Names: Background for Congress. From the report Names for Navy ships traditionally...

COVID-19 Mitigation Will Likely Cost Defense Industry $1 Billion

An undated photo of a worker at Norfolk Naval Shipyard. US Navy Photo The sweeping COVID-19 stimulus package passed in March does not cover...

White House Orders Review of Coast Guard Heavy Icebreaker Program

An artist’s rendering of VT Halter Marine’s winning bid for the U.S. Coast Guard Polar Security Cutter. VT Halter Marine image used with...

Navy Higher Education Developing COVID-19 Mitigation Plans For Fall

Naval War College (NWC) holds a graduation ceremony on March 3, 2020. US Navy Photo The Navy’s higher education programs are still developing COVID-19...

USS Russell Transits Taiwan Strait

Ens. Ryan O’Neal, from Wichita, Kan., searches for surface contacts from the pilot house as the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Russell (DDG-59)...

In Afghanistan, the coronavirus fight goes through Taliban territory

Health workers negotiate access as conflict flares, but barren clinics, scarce testing, and questions about women’s inclusion raise alarm bells. Source link

Navy Kicks Off Summer Flag Moves With VCNO Swearing-In

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Gilday, left, administers the Oath of Office to Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO) Adm. Bill...

China’s Newest Aircraft Carrier Now Conducting Sea Trials

Type 001A Shandong China’s newest aircraft carrier, Type 001A Shandong (Hull 17), is conducting sea trials at a time Beijing’s military leadership criticizes the...

Defense Contractors Remain Upbeat About 2021

A worker in the shipyard’s foundry uses a torch to slice through scrap steel at Newport News Shipbuilding. HII Photo A trio of large...

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Recently Released US Citizen Describes Mistreatment in Vietnamese Prison

U.S. citizen Michael Nguyen, who was released early from a 12-year prison sentence in Vietnam last week, said Wednesday he was not...

UN builds momentum for restoring forests as world enters key decade for ecosystems 

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is leading a push for the world to scale up efforts to restore landscapes and forests over the next decade,...

On Its 75th Birthday UN Ratifies Treaty Which Bans Ownership, Creation, and Use of Nuclear Weapons For Signatories

Parts of this article have been reprinted with permission from World at Large news.   A treaty that bans the use, manufacturing, sale,...

Drought Diaries: The COVID-19 edition

We followed six families for six months to see how they coped with drought. Now, we’re returning to see how they’re surviving COVID-19. Source...