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Navy Supports NASA’s Orion Recovery Test

Sailors assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) and Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 3 recover an Orion capsule into the well deck of Arlington as part of NASA's first key Orion stationary recovery test at Naval Station Norfolk, Aug. 13, 2013. NASA is partnering with the U.S. Navy to develop procedures to recover the Orion capsule and crew after splashdown. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Andrew Schneider/Released)

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of the stationary recovery test of the Orion crew module at Naval Station Norfolk on Aug. 15. The Orion spacecraft is designed to meet the evolving needs of our nation’s deep space exploration program for decades to come. Learn how USS Arlington (LPD 24) Sailors are supporting …

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Navy Recruit Graduation: Aug. 9, 2013

Recruit Division 191 enters the USS Midway Ceremonial Drill Hall at the beginning of a pass-in-review graduation ceremony at Recruit Training Command.

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of Recruit Training Command’s graduation, Pass-In Review. It is a formal military ceremony that honors a Sailor’s hard work and dedication to a new way of life. Pass-In-Review also ties together the future of the Navy with our long-held naval traditions and customs. Read how Recruit Training Command transforms civilians …

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Navy SEAL Astronaut on Space Station Interview

Navy SEAL Cmdr. Christopher J. Cassidy, an astronaut aboard the International Space Station, is interviewed on the Navy Live blog by U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman 2nd Class Lucas Papadakis from a studio at Defense Media Activity in Fort Meade, Md., Aug. 2, 2013. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Jennifer Lebron/Released)

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of the interview with U.S. Navy SEAL Cmdr. Chris Cassidy on the International Space Station. We discussed the Navy’s unmanned and manned role in space as well as Cmdr. Cassidy’s own experiences during a live interview Friday. Join the Navy conversation on social media on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, YouTube, and Flickr. …

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Navy Recruit Graduation: Aug. 2, 2013

Recruit Division 191 enters the USS Midway Ceremonial Drill Hall at the beginning of a pass-in-review graduation ceremony at Recruit Training Command.

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of Recruit Training Command’s graduation, Pass-In Review. It is a formal military ceremony that honors a Sailor’s hard work and dedication to a new way of life. Pass-In-Review also ties together the future of the Navy with our long-held naval traditions and customs. Read how Recruit Training Command transforms civilians …

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