Veteran Archive

  • Shipmates, I was extremely honored to get the opportunity to have another virtual conversation with Sailors, family members, Navy civilians and retirees through social media.  I want to personally thank […]

    MCPON Hosts Second All Hands Call on Facebook

    Shipmates, I was extremely honored to get the opportunity to have another virtual conversation with Sailors, family members, Navy civilians and retirees through social media.  I want to personally thank […]

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  • Cmdr. Sarah Arnold is a physician trained in family medicine and preventive medicine. She served in the Navy for 14 years and completed two tours in Iraq. Five years ago, she lost her friend […]

    Hidden in plain sight… A perspective on suicide

    Cmdr. Sarah Arnold is a physician trained in family medicine and preventive medicine. She served in the Navy for 14 years and completed two tours in Iraq. Five years ago, she lost her friend […]

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  • “Faces of the Fleet” takes a look at YOUR Navy operating forward. These images represent the greatest Sailors in the greatest Navy in the world leading from the deck plates, […]

    Faces of the Fleet

    “Faces of the Fleet” takes a look at YOUR Navy operating forward. These images represent the greatest Sailors in the greatest Navy in the world leading from the deck plates, […]

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  • The Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV), the honorable Ray Mabus, recently presented retired Chief Petty Officer Carl E. Clark, a U.S. Navy World War II veteran, the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation […]

    Navy Sailor Recognized for WWII Heroism

    The Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV), the honorable Ray Mabus, recently presented retired Chief Petty Officer Carl E. Clark, a U.S. Navy World War II veteran, the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation […]

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  •     FC2 Matthew Burger leads his team from USS Dewey (DDG 105) during a training exercise with the Coast Guard. Matthew is part of the ship’s Visit, Board, Search, […]

    Faces of the Fleet

        FC2 Matthew Burger leads his team from USS Dewey (DDG 105) during a training exercise with the Coast Guard. Matthew is part of the ship’s Visit, Board, Search, […]

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  • On Jan. 17 Naval Station Norfolk hosted a Naval Sea Systems Command sponsored “Shipmates to Workmates” forum to assist Sailors who are transitioning from military to civilian careers.  Programs and […]

    Taking Care of Our Shipmates

    On Jan. 17 Naval Station Norfolk hosted a Naval Sea Systems Command sponsored “Shipmates to Workmates” forum to assist Sailors who are transitioning from military to civilian careers.  Programs and […]

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  • This year-ender post comes from Bill Doughty, a public affairs specialist at Navy Region Hawaii who writes the Navy Reads blog on weekends to promote the Navy Professional Reading Program. […]

    ‘Amazing Grace’ Hopper, thanks for the iPad!

    This year-ender post comes from Bill Doughty, a public affairs specialist at Navy Region Hawaii who writes the Navy Reads blog on weekends to promote the Navy Professional Reading Program. […]

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  • The following video was produced by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Andrew Breese, who was on assignment in Pearl Harbor to collect footage to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the […]

    A Pearl Harbor Survivor’s Walk Down Memory Lane

    The following video was produced by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Andrew Breese, who was on assignment in Pearl Harbor to collect footage to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the […]

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  • The following blog post was written by Navy Facebook Fan Lyle Lookingbill, a retired Master Chief Hospital Corpsman. In honor of the Sailors that sacrificed their lives at Pearl Harbor […]

    Pearl Harbor: Bearers of the Flame

    The following blog post was written by Navy Facebook Fan Lyle Lookingbill, a retired Master Chief Hospital Corpsman. In honor of the Sailors that sacrificed their lives at Pearl Harbor […]

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  • “It seems fitting that the ship that carries the name Pearl Harbor is deployed on this historic day.” This blog post is written by Navy Cmdr. Homer Denius III, commanding […]

    At Sea: USS Pearl Harbor Commanding Officer Pays Homage to Namesake

    “It seems fitting that the ship that carries the name Pearl Harbor is deployed on this historic day.” This blog post is written by Navy Cmdr. Homer Denius III, commanding […]

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