Family Members of HMCS Protecteur Arrive Safely in Pearl Harbor
United States Ship (USS) Michael Murphy arrived today alongside Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, with family members and civilian contractors transferred off Her Majesty's Canadian Ship (HMCS) Protecteur, five days after a fire onboard Protecteur.
Tue, 4 Mar 2014 07:25:00 -0400
Australian, U.S. Sailors Trade Places During Pacific Bond 2013
The Arleigh-burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG-93) swapped 10 crewmembers with Royal Australian Navy (RAN) guided-missile frigate HMAS Sydney's (FFG 03), in support of Pacific Bond 2013, June 23 to enhance inter-ship operability and foster camaraderie.
Mon, 24 Jun 2013 09:55:00 -0400
Exercise Dogu Akdeniz 2013 Comes to an End
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) returned to Aksaz Naval Base after completing Exercise Dogu Akdeniz 2013, Nov. 14.
Fri, 15 Nov 2013 11:10:00 -0400
Onlookers Salute 'Old Glory' at Fort McHenry
Visitors and special guests watched as members of the U.S. Army's 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment with the help of War of 1812 re-enactors, hoisted a 15-star, 15-stripe, full-size replica Star-Spangled Banner flag over Fort McHenry here at the "By Dawn's Early Light" flag-raising ceremony.
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:21:00 -0400
7th Fleet Medical Team Trains with Indonesia and Malaysia Doctors On board Blue Ridge
U.S. 7th Fleet's medical staff hosted Malaysian and Indonesian military medical teams underway aboard the flag ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) May 22 - 25, 2014.
Wed, 28 May 2014 08:58:00 -0400
2014 Resolutions: Resolve to Protect against Flu
Start off 2014 in a healthful way by resolving to protect you and your family members from the flu.
Tue, 31 Dec 2013 01:44:00 -0400
NAVFAC Announces 2014 Engineers of the Year
Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) announced the winners of its 2014 Military and Civilian Engineers of the Year Awards Dec. 9.
Mon, 9 Dec 2013 02:47:00 -0400
NSWC PCD Aviation Search and Rescue Team Saves Distressed Kayaker
Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division's (NSWC PCD) Search and Rescue (SAR) crew responded to an urgent marine alert Oct. 23, from Coast Guard Sector Mobile concerning a kayaker who became adrift in rough seas about four miles offshore from Phillips Inlet in Panama City Beach, Fla.
Thu, 24 Oct 2013 05:05:00 -0400
Preparing to Promote with EAP at Naval Hospital Bremerton
Naval Hospital Bremerton wrapped up another round of Enlisted Advancement Program (EAP) training August 26-28 in helping to prepare over 150 enlisted personnel for the upcoming September 2014 advancement exams.
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 06:24:00 -0400
Sexual Assault Reports: Week of Sept. 8 - 14
This week's overview of alleged sexual assaults was compiled based on 24 initial reports across the Navy from Sept. 8-14
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:30:00 -0400
 
“It’s on Us” to Prevent Sexual Assault
By Cmdr. Lyn Hammer U.S. Naval Academy Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program Manager Today the White House officially launched the “It’s On Us” Campaign. It is an unprecedented […]

By Cmdr. Lyn Hammer
U.S. Naval Academy Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program Manager

Today the White House officially launched the “It’s On Us” Campaign. It is an unprecedented national cultural movement, addressing prevention of sexual assault and is designed to inspire commitment not just from college students, but our society at large.

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VADM Carter, participated today in this White House event, and we all look forward to the Naval Academy’s important role in this campaign. Stand by for the creativity and positive energy unique to midshipmen and that we have come to expect when they rally behind a worthy cause!

In our last blog, we laid out how the Naval Academy takes SAPR extremely seriously and how the academy family is committed to being part of the solution and of creating an environment of dignity and mutual respect for all. We work hard every day to truly commit to these ideals and remain flexible in our approach. Our SAPR program continues to evolve, and we are smarter in identifying behavior, and wiser in knowing how and when to step in. Our Response Team is institutionally recognized for their role and has received full support and respect for confidentiality in care.  Are we at the finish line? Absolutely not, and I would argue, there is no finish line.

This past year our service academy counterparts were committed to collaborating. We brought cadets and midshipmen together for the first time in April at West Point to specifically talk about sexual harassment and assault prevention. They also talked about the challenges of peer leadership, and the many influences on culture and sub-cultures at service academies. Students compared programs and ideas; confronted challenges; and learned each academy’s best-practices, and it was clear we all had clear strengths.

There has been an increased focus on sexual assaults on civilian colleges and universities, and they are being challenged to address this, as a priority, on their campuses. In this regard, I have had the privilege in participating in a growing number of civilian institutional forums, including the Dartmouth Summit on Sexual Assault on College Campuses. At this particular event, I was among over 200 civilian counterparts and experts in the field, participating in a broad range of discussions as well as problem solving on the working group level.  Collaborating with civilian institutions, I have learned that no matter which institution we represent, we all want to make significant, positive change and to help each other get there.

The White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault released a report this past May, titled Not Alone, outlining a number of action steps and recommendations for colleges and universities.  It was rewarding to note that the Naval Academy has already been hard at work on each of these steps. USNA values, for example, student climate surveys and the important feedback they provide. Another key step in Not Alone addressed the importance of a comprehensive, response plan when a student is sexually assaulted. During this past year USNA put tremendous effort in re-invigorating and building trust in our sexual assault response team. We hired two new Sexual Assault Response Coordinators and two new Victim Advocates. This team works very hard to be recognized, approachable members of the Academy. The addition of a Victim’s Legal Counsel is an important piece of the response plan. Our responders recognize the importance of successfully meeting the unique and individual needs of a victim of sexual assault.

The Naval Academy is leading the way among colleges and universities in training, educating,  preventing and responding to sexual assault.  We are committed to an environment of dignity and mutual respect for all.  It’s On Us!


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HAIFA, Israel (Sept. 18, 2014)

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) makes preparations for getting underway after a scheduled port visit to Haifa, Israel. Cole, homeported in Norfolk, Va., is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility supporting U.S. national security interests in Europe. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class John Herman (Released) 140918-N-IY142-159
PACIFIC OCEAN (Sept. 19, 2014)

An E-2C Hawkeye from the Liberty Bells of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 115 launches from the flight deck of the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) as part of Valiant Shield. The U.S.-only exercise integrates 18,000 Navy, Air Force, Army, and Marine Corps personnel, more than 200 aircraft and 19 surface ships with real-world joint operational experience. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Chris Cavagnaro (Released) 140919-N-IP531-015
ATLANTIC OCEAN (Sept. 18, 2014)

The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) transits the Atlantic Ocean. Theodore Roosevelt is underway conducting training for future deployments. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Stephane Belcher (Released) 140918-N-PG340-937
PACIFIC OCEAN (Sept. 18, 2014)

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) fires a torpedo at a simulated target during Valiant Shield 2014. The U.S.-only exercise integrates an estimated 18,000 U.S. Navy, Air Force, Army, and Marine Crops personnel, more than 200 aircraft and 19 surface ships with real-world joint operational experience. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Declan Barnes (Released) 140918-N-TG831-013
 
FAST Company and CTF 68 Conduct Contingency Response Training Exercise
ROTA, Spain (NNS) -- Sailors from Commander, Naval Expeditionary Task Force Europe and Africa (CTF 68) joined with Marines from Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Team (FAST) Company Europe and Africa Sept. 18 for a contingency response training exercise.
APS Annual Planning Conference Concludes
NAPLES, Italy (NNS) -- Maritime professionals from Africa, Europe and the U.S. concluded the Africa Partnership Station (APS) Annual Planning Conference, Sept. 17.
USS Ross, USS Cole Arrive in Israel
BLACK SEA (NNS) -- The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) arrived today in Haifa, Israel, for a scheduled port visit. USS Cole (DDG 67) arrived in port, Sept. 14.
Maritime Professionals Gather in Naples for APS Annual Planning Conference
NAPLES, Italy (NNS) -- Maritime professionals from Africa, Europe, and the U.S. began a three-day conference aimed to enhance collaborative efforts to achieve maritime security in Africa, Sept. 15.
USS Ross to Exit Black Sea
BLACK SEA (NNS) -- The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) transited the Bosphorus Strait departing the Black Sea, Sept. 12, after conducting a series of engagements designed to promote peace and stability in the region.
Eurasia Partnership Non-Commissioned Officer Development Course Concludes in Naples, Italy
NAPLES, Italy (NNS) -- Senior Non-Commissioned Officers from the U.S. Navy with allied and partner nations in Eastern Europe concluded the Eurasian Partnership Senior Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) Development Training workshop at Naval Support Activity (NSA) Naples, Sept. 11.
USS Ross Hosts Exercise Sea Breeze 2014 Opening Ceremony
BLACK SEA (NNS) -- The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) hosted the opening ceremony of Exercise Sea Breaze 2014, a multinational maritime exercise in the Black Sea, Sept. 8.
USS Ross Arrives in Romania
CONSTANTA, Romania (NNS) -- The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) arrived in Constanta, Romania, for a scheduled port visit, Sept. 5.
USS Ross to Enter Black Sea
TURKISH STRAITS (NNS) -- The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) will enter the Black Sea to promote peace and stability in the region, Sept. 3.
EODMU 8, VP-4 Participating in Exercise Northern Coasts
BALTIC SEA (NNS) -- Sailors from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 8, based at Naval Station Rota, Spain, and Patrol Squadron (VP) 4, based at Naval Air Station Sigonella, are participating in Exercise Northern Coasts 2014 (NOCO 14), beginning Aug. 29.
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