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One Marine’s Story Becomes Navy Ship’s Legacy

Graphic of Sgt. Rafael Peralta and USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115)

From Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated Sept. 15-Oct. 15, and provides us the opportunity to recognize the achievements of the heroic individuals of Hispanic descent who overcame adversity in their careers and – through their actions – reflect great credit upon the naval service. …

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Cyber Adversaries Threaten Our Security

2018 Cybersecurity Awareness Month

From Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare (N2N6) Although cybersecurity is important every day, October’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month provides the Navy with the opportunity to highlight the critical importance of cybersecurity throughout the enterprise – outlining how adversaries operate, what the Navy is doing …

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USS Indiana (SSN 789) Commissioning Ceremony

USS Indiana Commissioning

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of the Sept. 29 commissioning of the Navy’s newest fast attack submarine, USS Indiana (SSN 789). The principal speaker will be U.S. Representative Jim Banks from Indiana. Diane Donald, wife of retired Adm. Kirkland Donald, director of Naval Nuclear Propulsion from 2004 to 2012, serving …

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Aegis Integration and Wayne E. Meyer

By Rear Adm. Brian Fort Commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific On Sept. 13, we welcomed USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) to her new homeport here at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.   USS Wayne E. Meyer is named for Rear Adm. Meyer, considered the father …

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Special Report: Hurricane Florence

Satellite image of Hurricane Florence before coming ashore.

Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina, Sept. 14, as a Category 1 storm with significant flooding forecasted. Prior to the storm’s arrival, the Department of Defense proactively positioned forces across the full spectrum of DoD capabilities at every level – by air, by sea and by land – to respond …

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