Maintenance window scheduled to begin at February 14th 2200 est. until 0400 est. February 15th

(e.g. yourname@email.com)

Forgot Password?

    Or login with Facebook
    Defense Visual Information Distribution Service Logo
    • USS Constitution Names Gun for Navy’s First Female Chief

      USS Constitution Names Gun for Navy’s First Female Chief

      BOSTON – USS Constitution named one of their 24-pound long guns “Perfectus,” honoring the Navy’s first female chief petty officer on Sunday, March 21 during a Facebook Live presentation.

      Loretta Perfectus Walsh enlisted in the Navy on March 17, 1917 as part of the Naval Reserve Act of 1916 and was sworn in as the Navy’s first Chief Petty Officer on March 21, 1917.

      “Loretta...

    • USS Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121)

      USS Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121)

      The future USS Frank E. Petersen Jr. is the first ship named in honor of Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Frank E. Petersen Jr., the first African-American Marine Corps aviator and the first African-American Marine Corps officer promoted to brigadier general. When he retired in 1988 after 38 years of service, he was, by date of designation, the senior-ranking aviator in the Marine Corps and the United...

    • USS Gerald R Ford Commissioning

      USS Gerald R Ford Commissioning

      Please use the contents of this site for all media press kit needs relating to the commissioning ceremony scheduled July 22. Further media questions can be directed to apao@cvn78.navy.mil.

    • USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) Change of Command

      USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) Change of Command

      CAPT John J. Cummings will relieve CAPT Richard C.
      McCormack as Commanding Officer, USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) during a
      ceremony at the Vista Point Catering and Conference Center on Naval Station
      Norfolk scheduled for 10 August at 1000.

    • USS Gerald R. Ford's (CVN 78) Full Ship Shock Trials

      USS Gerald R. Ford's (CVN 78) Full Ship Shock Trials

      On Friday, June 18, the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) successfully completed the first scheduled explosive event as part of Full Ship Shock Trials (FSST). The first-in-class aircraft carrier was designed using advanced computer modeling methods, testing, and analysis to ensure the ship is hardened to withstand battle conditions, and these shock trials provide data used in validating the shock...

    • USS Gerald R. Ford/CSG 12 Phase 1 Deployment

      USS Gerald R. Ford/CSG 12 Phase 1 Deployment

      USS Gerald R. Ford/CSG 12 Phase 1 Deployment

    • USS Makin Island First Half of Deployment

      USS Makin Island First Half of Deployment

      USS Makin Island (LHD 8) summarizes the first half of its deployment to the U.S. 3rd, 5th, and 7th fleet area of operations. Makin Island is deployed in the U.S. 5th fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations designed to reassure allies and partners and preserve the freedom of navigation and the free flow of commerce in the region. (U.S. Navy video by Mass...

    • USSOUTHCOM Assistance in Search/Rescue Efforts for Missing Argentine Submarine and Crew

      USSOUTHCOM Assistance in Search/Rescue Efforts for Missing Argentine Submarine and Crew

      At the request of the country of Argentina, USSOUTHCOM is assisting in the ongoing search and rescue efforts for the missing Argentine submarine with 44 on board. PA assets have arrived in Argentina to cover the international effort, which is garnering increased numbers of domestic and international media queries.