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1,000+ USS Abraham Lincoln Sailors Give Back

By Cmdr. Denis Cox Command Chaplain, USS Abraham Lincoln. I’m pleased to be a part of a truly special community outreach project occurring in the Hampton Roads region today. Approximately 1,000 USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) Sailors will extend their volunteerism spirit by volunteering at more than 30 separate and different …

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Naval Station Norfolk 9/11 Remembrance

Naval Station Norfolk, Va., honored the 12th anniversary of 9/11 starting with a tribute to fallen shipmates, the flag’s history and the playing of Taps. [dciframe]http://cdn.livestream.com/embed/usnavy?layout=4&clip=pla_f1fddb70-5737-469a-8252-8df19f9c3543&color=0xe7e7e7&autoPlay=false&mute=false&iconColorOver=0x888888&iconColor=0x777777&allowchat=true&height=340&width=560,561px,341px[/dciframe] What do you remember from 9/11? Share your comments below.

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Battle of Lake Erie 200 Years Later: Lessons Learned

WASHINGTON (Sept. 6, 2013) A painting shows a scene from the Battle of Lake Erie, Sept. 10, 1813. The battle took place between the opposing forces of the U.S. and Britain on the contested waters of Lake Erie during the War of 1812. The Battle of Lake Erie was one of the pivotal points of the war, with the United States trying to invade parts of Canada to use as a bargaining chip against the British in order to gain Sailor's rights and Free Trade. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

Earlier today, Vice Adm. Michelle Howard gave a speech at the Naval History and Heritage Command’s National Museum of the U.S. Navy about the importance of remembering the Battle of Lake Erie. Sept. 10, 2013, marks the battle’s 200th anniversary. While our ships, allies and platforms are different, our Sailors’ …

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USS Minnesota (SSN 783) Commissioning

The Navy’s 10th Virginia-class attack submarine, USS Minnesota (SSN 783), was commissioned during a ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Va., on Sept. 7. [dciframe]http://cdn.livestream.com/embed/usnavy?layout=4&clip=pla_9dd0f9c0-ad60-4a76-aa55-870dbe8065a3&color=0xe7e7e7&autoPlay=false&mute=false&iconColorOver=0x888888&iconColor=0x777777&allowchat=false&height=341&width=560,561px,341px[/dciframe] The following was a moderated chat of the commissioning. [dciframe] http://www.coveritlive.com/index2.php/option=com_altcaster/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=15c98114c4/height=500/width=599,600,500,1,no,border:3px;[/dciframe] Congratulate Minnesota’s crew by leaving a comment below!

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100th Birthday of CVN 78 Namesake Recognized

By Rear Adm. Tom Moore Program Executive Officer, Aircraft Carriers Sunday, July 14th marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of Gerald R. Ford, 38th president of the United States. This was an important historical milestone for the country because of President Ford’s exceptional legacy of service, but also an important …

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