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Forging the future 'for a better world'

Forging the future ‘for a better world’

Rear Adm. Brian Fort Commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific (Editor’s Note: Rear Adm. Fort will offer these welcome remarks today at the Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day commemoration at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center.) On behalf of our Navy team in Hawaii, it is my distinct honor to welcome back our […]

‘Best-of’ Pearl Harbor ship namesakes

‘Best-of’ Pearl Harbor ship namesakes

Rear Adm. Brian Fort Commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific (Editor’s Note: This is a “greatest hits” of the Pearl Harbor surface ship namesake blogs published by Rear Adm. Fort over the past year. To see all of Fort’s blogs, visit NavyLive: https://go.usa.gov/xP6me.) On April 24, 1778, Capt. John Paul Jones, […]

Veterans – Thanksgiving – Remembrance ‘We will always be thankful’

Veterans – Thanksgiving – Remembrance ‘We will always be thankful’

Rear Adm. Brian Fort Commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific This year during Veterans Day weekend I had the opportunity to travel back to my hometown of Little Rock, Arkansas for an executive engagement visit coordinated by the Navy Office of Community Outreach. During my visit I talked story with students […]

10th anniversary of Warrior Care Month

10th anniversary of Warrior Care Month

Tom McCaffery Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Please join me in recognizing Warrior Care Month, an important Department of Defense (DoD)-wide effort to increase awareness of programs and resources available to wounded, ill and injured service members, as well as their families, caregivers and others who support them. Established in 2008, […]

MCPON letter to the enlisted force: Focus on building winning teams

MCPON letter to the enlisted force: Focus on building winning teams

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Russell L. Smith The world stage is a very dynamic and challenging one, with many nations maturing their ability to efficiently operate in the maritime environment. The evolution of technology and our Navy’s growth in this new “great powers” era demand that our Navy apply resources in a […]

Ready, relevant learning: Better, faster, more effective

Ready, relevant learning: Better, faster, more effective

Rear Adm. Kyle Cozad Commander, Naval Education and Training Command Ready, Relevant Learning (RRL) is one of the Navy’s Sailor 2025 key initiatives with a focus on providing Sailors the right training at the right time throughout their career. It isn’t just an opportunity for us to overhaul the very industrial training model we’ve employed […]