51 years after the world’s first nuclear aircraft carrier (USS Enterprise CVN-65) was put into service, her successor has arrived.
This class of carrier comes equipped with an electromagnetic catapult launch system that reduces the need to carry water on board for our current steam catapult launch system.
Around the World Wednesday: Sailors assigned to the USS Mount Whitney man the rails as the ship arrives in Batumi, Georgia, for a port visit. Can you spot the ferris wheel in the background? It sits on Batumi Boulevard on Georgia’s Black Sea coast and gives riders a fantastic panoramic view of the beaches and the city.
Constructing runways, bridges, generators and other complex systems is a daunting task to some but just another day in the life of the Civil Engineer Corps. Constantly deployed around the world, our Civil Engineer Corps Officers oversee and manage the massive construction projects that keep America’s Navy always on watch.
Having a knack for organizing, tackling complex mathematical problems and taking things apart are only some of the qualities of a Civil Engineer Corps Officer.
If you’re ready to build connections worldwide, the Civil Engineer Corps is ready for you.
Naval Aviators didn’t always have wings, there was a time when
they shared an insignia with every sailor.
Naval Aviators began asking for a distinguishing mark around
1913. It wasn’t until Sept 7,1917 that the Sectary of the Navy
approved new uniform regulations allowing aviators to wear the
coveted pilots wings.
Think you have what it takes to rule the skies? We’re waiting for
Around the World Wednesday: The amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) arrives in Sasebo, Japan. Sasebo is the home of the Navy’s only forward-deployed Amphibious Ready Group. This base is strategically important in carrying out our defense treaty with Japan in ensuring peace and stability throughout the region.
Watch this to get a small taste of life at Boot Camp.