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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK

  • CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti - Master-at-Arms 3rd Class John Migdal, and Military Working Dog Fanto, assigned to the Camp Lemonnier Security Department, perform security checks on vehicles entering the camp, Nov. 7, 2018. Force protection is one of the exceptional services Camp Lemonnier offers to tenant commands, transient U.S. assets and service members. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Joe Rullo).
  • PITI, Guam - Joint Region Marianas Commander Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield embraces a grieving family member of Steward Mate 1st Class Ignacio Camacho Farfan during his memorial service at the Guam Veterans Cemetery in Piti Nov. 8. Farfan's remains were returned home after he was killed in action while serving aboard USS Oklahoma (BB 37) during the attack on Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941. (U.S. Navy photo by Alana Chargualaf)
  • PORT ORCHARD, Wash. -- Jedi Minters, a terminally-ill three-year-old boy, poses with his father, Jason, for a photo with Capt. Alan Schrader, commanding officer of Naval Base Kitsap, military working dog (MWD) Bbrazas, Master at Arms 2nd Class William Patterson, MWD Deny, Master at Arms 2nd Class Robert Dorato, Master at Arms 1st Class Monique Rios, and MWD Ring during 'Jedi's Special Day' at the entrance to the Port of Bremerton boat launch. Jedi, who has been fighting leukemia for the last year-and-a-half, has a passion for trucks, cars, emergency, and other similar vehicles. At the request of his father, the city of Port Orchard teamed with Navy Region Northwest security personnel, emergency responders, and local businesses throughout the county to coordinate the event to help celebrate the life of Jedi, whose care team has given him only months to live. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Vaughan Dill/Released)
  • NORFOLK, Va. - Cmdr. Michael Register, left, and Cmdr. Steven Dwyer, center, participate in the 2018 NSA Hampton Roads Headquarters MWR Wounded Warrior 5K. Navy Wounded Warrior-Safe Harbor is the Navy’s sole organization for coordinating the non-medical care of seriously wounded, ill and injured Sailors and Coast Guardsmen. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kiana A. Raines)
NEWS FROM
12/07/18

NORFOLK, VA (NRMA) – The Article 32 preliminary hearing originally scheduled for Dec. 10 has been continued for two Sailors and two Marines who face charges under the Uniform Code of Military Justice for Felony Murder, Involuntary Manslaughter, Conspiracy, Obstruction of Justice, Hazing and Burglary in the death of Army Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar, who died June 4, 2017 while serving in Bamako, Mali.


12/07/18

181205-N-YD204-0041 NAVAL AIR FACILITY ATSUGI, Japan (Dec. 5, 2018) Leadership from the U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) with members from the local community crack open a sake barrel as part of the annual JMSDF Commander, Fleet Air Wing Four mochi-tsuki (rice pounding) event. Mochi-tsuki events in Japan are traditionally held to mark special occasions, especially the New Year. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Matthew C. Duncker/Released)


12/06/18

There are aircraft carrier-based flight training operations scheduled to occur at Ault Field the week of December 3-9, 2018.  There are no aircraft carrier-based flight training operations scheduled for the Outlying Landing Field (OLF) in Coupeville, Wash. that week.


12/06/18

There are no aircraft carrier-based flight training operations scheduled to occur at Ault Field or the Outlying Landing Field (OLF) in Coupeville, Wash., the week of December 10-16, 2018.


11/30/18

ASAN, Guam (Nov. 30, 2018) – The military will conduct training at Warning Area 517 (W-517) and at the island of Farallon de Medinilla Dec. 3-7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.




Training will also be conducted at W-517 Dec. 6 from 3-7 p.m.


It is recommended the general public, fishermen, and marine tour operators monitor the Coast Guard broadcast notice to mariners for advisories.


W-517 is activated south of latitude 12° 40’ 00"N. Santa Rosa Reef and Galvez Banks are open for public use. W-517 begins south of Guam and extends south-southwest in international waters. W-517 supports surface and aerial gunnery, missiles, and laser exercises. W-517 is contained within the following coordinates: 13° 10"N/144° 30"E, 13° 10"N/144° 42"E, 12° 50"N/144° 45"E, 11° 00"N/144° 45"E, 11° 00"N/143° 00"E, 11° 45"N/143° 00"E, 12° 50"N/144° 30"E.


The general location of the training on the island of Farallon de Medinilla will be in a 12-nautical mile radius of the island. Farallon de Medinilla, located in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, supports aircrew combat readiness training.


These types of trainings are designed to enhance the readiness of military personnel. Residents in surrounding areas should not be alarmed if they see or hear increased activity associated with the training.


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