Vice President Joe Biden visited the Sailors aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) July 14, while the ship and John C. Stennis Strike Group (JCSSG) were participating in the Rim of the Pacific maritime exercise.
On the guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106), junior Sailors looking for success are making the decision to step up and get involved with the Coalition of Sailors Against Destructive Decisions (CSADD).
The crew of the guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) is two months into a seven-month deployment and many have settled into productive routines. There are plenty of seasoned veterans, and a few new faces aboard who can offer a wide range of advice to help other Sailors be successful through the remainder of the Western Pacific deployment.
Newly commissioned officers in the surface warfare officer (SWO) community have a number of qualifications to attain upon reporting to
their first ship. If that ship is undergoing an extensive shipyard maintenance availability, what options exist to ensure qualifications are attained on time?