NS NORFOLK

From Norfolk to Normandy: Hampton Roads' Role during WWII and D-Day

Story by Max Lonzanida on 06/28/2019 On June 6, 2019, President Donald Trump issued proclamation 9904, commemorating the National Day of Remembrance of the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. In short, the proclamation reads "as we mark 75 years since the D-Day landings, we recognize that their legacy grows ever more
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Pax River Supply Division Wins Supply Blue E

Story by Donna M Cipolloni on 06/26/2019 In its first year participating, NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk det Patuxent River, has been awarded the Commander, Naval Air Forces' Blue E Supply Excellence Award, presented to commands that provide exceptional supply management support. The award, based on a combination of monthly
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Hospital Ship USNS Comfort Departs Norfolk for Medical Mission

NORFOLK, Va. (June 14, 2019) The U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) left from Naval Station Norfolk, June 14, to begin its deployment to South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. During its deployment, Comfort will provide medical assistance in support of regional partners and in response to
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Fleet Cyber Seeking Talent at SACC

Story by PO2 William Sykes on 06/14/2019 ARLINGTON, Va. (NNS) In an effort to seek prospective employees, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet (FCC/C10F) participated in the Service Academy Career Conference (SACC) in Arlington, Va., June 13 - 14. Administered and supported by the Alumni Associations and Association of Graduate
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ProCamps: Select military bases get youth football events with NFL athletes thanks to commissary promotion

Story by Rick Brink on 06/14/2019 By Rick Brink, DeCA public affairs specialist Note: See videos on the agency's YouTube page related to ProCamps by clicking https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0KuFR7HGIs&spfreload=10 and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77OeAsxt7_k. FORT LEE, Va. This summer boys and girls in 11 military communities will be able to enjoy a football ProCamp event
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Recruiting the Windy City

Story by Aren Everett on 06/14/2019 By Aren Everett, Navy Recruiting District Chicago Public Affairs CHICAGO - Eight years ago, a young woman by the name of Charde Russell walked in to the Navy Recruiting Station in Hyde Park, Chicago, and she never looked back. "I was born and raised
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A Thousand Points of Light: GHWB Sailors Honor Namesake with Community Service

Story by PO3 Jennifer M Kirkman on 06/13/2019 "I have spoken of a thousand points of light, of all the community organizations that are spread like stars throughout the Nation, doing good. I will go to the people and the programs that are the brighter points of light, and I
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Museum Staff join area commands in commemorating the Naval Victory during the Battle of Midway

Story by Max Lonzanida on 06/10/2019 Midway Atoll comprises some 2.4 square miles located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Today, it comprises the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge, and is administered by the US Fish and Wildlife Service. As with most National Wildlife Refuges; the atoll is home
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Navy Reservist Takes Helm of Helicopter Training Squadron 8

Story by Julie Ziegenhorn on 06/07/2019 Navy Reservist Takes Helm of Helicopter Training Squadron 8 By Julie Ziegenhorn, NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs Officer and Lt. Alek Hoffman, HT-8 Public Affairs Officer MILTON, Fla. - Cmdr. Jessica Parker turned over command of Helicopter Training Squadron (HT) 8 to Cmdr. Lena
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CSG-4 CONDUCTS CHANGE OF COMMAND

NORFOLK (NNS) Carrier Strike Group Four (CSG) 4 held a change of command ceremony June 7 at CSG-4 headquarters building on board Naval Station Norfolk. Rear Adm. Daniel L. Cheever relieved Rear Adm. Kenneth R. Whitesell as Commander, Carrier Strike Group Four. Whitesell served as CSG-4's commander since October 2017
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John C. Stennis Sailors Advance

Story by SN Jarrod Schad on 05/31/2019 Nearly 200 Sailors aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) were advanced in rate during a frocking ceremony held on May 31. Frocking is a naval tradition where Sailors selected for advancement from the most recent Navy-wide advancement exam are authorized to wear
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