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Navy Top News Stories

‘Accounting+’ is pure virtual reality fun

I’m standing in the middle of a woodsy-looking area holding a battery that I plucked from a climate-control machine in one hand and, in my other, the receiver of a corded phone attached to a pole. My attention is divided between my bosses who are yelling at me through the phone telling me that I should kill myself and a tree dwelling creature I see nearby who is cursing at me for invading his sanctuary.
18 hours 13 min ago

Are you prepared for the next airline IT outage?

Passengers can take reasonable steps to ensure that when an airline's systems go dark they can still get to their destination.
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ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (Jan. 16, 2017)


Sailors work on the bridge aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) while arriving in Alexandria, Egypt. Carney, forward-deployed to Rota, is on its fourth patrol in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations to reassure allies and partners and preserve the freedom of navigation and free flow of commerce in the region. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Turner (Released) 180116-N-KA046-0009
18 hours 38 min ago

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jan. 14, 2018)


The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) fires its 5-inch gun during a naval surface fire support exercise with the Royal Moroccan Navy as part of exercise African Sea Lion. Among African Sea Lion's objectives is to test and evaluate US and Moroccan ability to conduct coordinated, combined naval surface fire support exercises on the Tan Tan firing range. Ross, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its sixth patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of regional allies and partners and U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Kyle Steckler (Released) 180114-N-RG482-0623
18 hours 38 min ago

NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain (Jan. 12, 2018


Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, Adm. James Foggo III speaks to Sailors assigned to the Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyers USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) and USS Porter (DDG 78) at an all hands call during his visit to Naval Station Rota, Spain. Foggo met with the Sailors to discuss the recent comprehensive review along with their role, safety and mission at sea. Naval Station Rota, which is part of, Navy Region Europe, Africa, Southwest Asia (EURAFSWA), provides operational platforms ashore that enable U.S., allied and partner nation forces to be where they are needed and when they are needed to ensure security and stability in Europe, Africa and Southwest Asia. U.S. Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class M. Jang (Released) 180112-N-VV353-059
18 hours 38 min ago