A furry friend gives sailors a boost aboard Navy carrier at sea

USS Gerald R. Ford is the first Navy ship to host an operational stress military working dog, said Cmdr. Genevieve Clark, a chaplain aboard the carrier.

Iraq war veteran sentenced to 11 years for killing girlfriend

A Navy veteran, who served in a Marine unit as a medic during the Iraq war, was sentenced Friday to 11 years in prison for the 2017 killing of his girlfriend.

3 killed in plane crash during Navy training exercise off California’s San Clemente Island

Three people aboard a U.S. Navy-contracted aircraft were killed Wednesday when it crashed during a training exercise off San Clemente Island, officials said.

It’s almost time for Naval Academy Commissioning Week. Here’s what you need to know.

The academy will host thousands of visitors to Annapolis for a range of activities, including brunches, balls, concerts and, of course, a demonstration by the Navy’s Blue Angels before the Class of 2023 is commissioned into either the Navy or Marine Corps on May 26.

Skeletal human remains found in water near Yokosuka Naval Base in Japan

The skeletal remains of an unidentified person were found in water Wednesday near the home of the U.S. 7th Fleet.

Hawaii leaders unite over long-term Red Hill cleanup

Top state and local leaders gathered at the state Capitol to sign on to a "unified statement " that calls for an overarching policy governing the cleanup of the area surrounding the Navy's Red Hill underground fuel facility.

Criminal inquiry into Red Hill fuel spills ongoing

The Navy captain who was in charge of the Fleet Logistics Center Pearl Harbor during the May 2021 Red Hill jet fuel spill is not a target of an ongoing Department of Justice criminal investigation into the environmental disaster that affected about 93,000 people.

US and Spain sign pact to add destroyers at Rota

Spain agreed this week to allow two additional Navy destroyers to join those already forward-deployed to the country, an increase in firepower that U.S. commanders in Europe have long wanted.

‘Dear Heroes’: Navy officers, DODEA teachers help rescue Japanese hiker injured on rough trail

A group of seven Americans, including two Navy officers and two teachers, helped rescue an injured hiker off a rough mountain trail last month.

COVID-19 emergency concludes on Guam, scene of US Navy’s pandemic first act

Guam on Thursday will mark the end of the emergency declared by the Department of Health and Human Service at the COVID-19 pandemic’s outset in January 2020.

US, NATO missile defense exercise kicks off in Atlantic amid Russian show of force

Formidable Shield includes live-fire events against subsonic, supersonic and ballistic missiles, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet said. It runs through May 26.

Navy pilots to practice carrier landings on Iwo Jima ahead of USS Ronald Reagan patrol

Navy aviators from Carrier Air Wing 5 are slated to fly to Iwo Jima on Tuesday for 10 days of carrier landing practice ahead of the USS Ronald Reagan’s summer deployment, Naval Forces Japan announced Monday.

Navy announces ‘Bill of Rights’ for sailors in barracks in bid to raise morale

Safe housing that meets environmental and health standards is among the rights guaranteed in a new Navy document.

Navy SEAL Foundation helped when his dad was deployed. Now, UVA baseball star is giving back.

Retired Navy SEAL J.R. Anderson was amazed when his son, Ethan, decided to give all of a $2,000 check he had just received to the Navy SEAL Foundation. “He was like, ‘They’ve helped us, so I’ll just give it to them,’” Ethan’s father recalled.

US submarines are popping up more often and it's not clear why

The submarines, nicknamed Boomers, gained the silent service description because they are designed to glide undetected, and their port calls have seldom been disclosed - much less trumpeted - by their usually taciturn commanders.

Drag queen sailor used by Navy to recruit draws Republican ire

Joshua Kelley, a 2nd class petty officer who also performs as the drag queen “Harpy Daniels,” served as one of five ambassadors in the Navy’s Digital Ambassador Pilot Program from the fall until March. The program was launched to diversify and expand the Navy’s candidate pool.

Naval Air Station Pensacola announces 7-day public access to return May 17

The public will once again be able to gain entry to Naval Air Station Pensacola to visit public access areas including the National Aviation Museum, the Pensacola Lighthouse and Fort Barrancas.

Iran may continue tanker seizures despite increased focus from US Navy, analysts say

U.S. military intervention is unlikely should Iran seize yet another oil tanker, but Washington is eager to demonstrate to Persian Gulf countries that it remains a force in the region, analysts say.

Military teen represents the United States at junior G-7 summit in Japan

Aiden O’Reilly, 16, the son of Navy Cmdr. Patrick and Aubri O’Reilly, was among 24 students from around the world, and one of two representing the United States, at the G-7 Hiroshima Summit Junior Conference, March 27-30.