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The KIDD Connection

By Cmdr. Matt NolandExecutive OfficerUSS KIDD (DDG 100) This month, viewers everywhere will have the opportunity to see the latest Hollywood treatment of America’s Greatest Generation: Greyhound. Tom Hanks plays a U.S. Navy destroyer’s commanding officer charged with protecting a convoy of Allied ships from a wolfpack of German U-boats …

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Health Workers in Uniform: Lessons Learned

By Cmdr. Michael Kaplan, DODirector of Medical ServicesNaval Hospital Jacksonville, Florida While USS Kidd (DDG 100) was deployed to the U.S. Fourth Fleet Area of Responsibility, a Sailor began experiencing COVID-19 symptoms April 20, a month after the ship’s last port call. SOUTH CHINA SEA: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer …

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Month of the Military Child

Linda Gilday Shares Her Thoughts on the Resilience and Strength of Military Children By Mrs. Linda Gilday, Wife of Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday April is Month of the Military Child, and on behalf of my husband Mike, I want to take this opportunity to thank, recognize, and …

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