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DDG 121 Completes Acceptance Trials
By Team Ships Public Affairs | Sept. 20, 2021
The future USS Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121) completed Acceptance trials, Sept. 16, after spending two days at sea...

Burlington Builds Bonds in Trinidad and Tobago
By U.S. 4th Fleet Public Affairs | Sept. 20, 2021
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago - The Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Burlington (T-EPF-10) and the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard conducted a maritime interdiction exercise, Sept. 15, following a...

Image: A magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck 50 miles south of the Alaska Peninsula on July 28, 2021 at 10:15 pm local time (July 29, 2021 06:15 UTC). Seismic instruments indicate the earthquake originated at a depth of 20 miles (32.2 kilometers). This USGS map displays the Modified Mercalli Intensity (MMI) Scale, which uses Roman numerals from I (not felt) to X (extreme). Source: Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey
NRL Scientist in the Right Place, Right Time to Record Historical Earthquake
By Kevin McAndrews, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Corporate Communications | Sept. 20, 2021
WASHINGTON - U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) researcher Ben Phrampus recorded the largest U.S. earthquake in nearly half a century when it hit recently off the coast of southern Alaska...

LAFAYETTE, La. - U.S. Navy. Capt. Sean McKay, a physician from Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command Bethesda and the medical support team senior medical officer, looks over the medical supplies available in the intensive care unit during a tour of Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center as part of the COVID response operations in Lafayette, Louisiana, Aug. 19, 2021. U.S. Northern Command, through U.S. Army North, remains committed to providing flexible Department of Defense support to the whole-of-government COVID-19 response. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael H. Lehman/Released)
NEPLO Surges Medical Teams Back Into COVID Hotspot
By NEPLO Public Affairs | Sept. 20, 2021
WASHINGTON - When COVID-19 began to surge again, states turned to the federal government for another round of pandemic medical support. Then in August, the Federal Emergency Management Agency requested support from military...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Sept. 17, 2021) An unarmed Trident II D5LE missile launches from the Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Wyoming (SSBN 742) off the coast of Cape Canaveral, Florida, during Demonstration and Shakedown Operation (DASO) 31. This launch was part of the U.S. Navy Strategic Systems Program’s DASO certification process. The primary objective of DASO is to evaluate and demonstrate the readiness of the SSBN’s Strategic Weapon System (SWS) and crew before operational deployment following the submarine’s engineered refueling overhaul. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist David Holmes)
USS Wyoming Successfully Tests Trident II D5LE Missiles
By U.S. Navy Strategic Systems Programs | Sept. 18, 2021
The U.S. Navy conducted a scheduled, two-missile test flight of unarmed life-extended Trident II (D5LE) missiles from USS Wyoming (SSBN-742), an Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine, on the Eastern Test Range off the coast...

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Naval Safety Center Urges All to 'Prepare to Protect'
By Leslie Tomaino, Naval Safety Center Safety Promotions | Sept. 16, 2021
National Preparedness Month is recognized each September to emphasize and promote the importance of family and community disaster and emergency planning. The Naval Safety Center (NAVSAFECEN) encourages you to take some time...

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Commanders: Has Your Team Made The Jump To JRAT? Here's Why You Should Fall In Line
By Amy Robinson, Naval Safety Center Safety Promotions | Aug. 18, 2021
The Navy and Marine Corps manage risk daily – so why not streamline the assessment process with an easy-to-use, automated system?The Joint Risk Assessment Tool (JRAT), is an interactive, web-based application that helps the...

NAVSAFENVTRACEN Seeks Accreditation
By Leslie Tomaino, Naval Safety Center Safety Promotions | Aug. 10, 2021
The Naval Safety and Environmental Training Center (NAVSAFENVTRACEN) is seeking accreditation with the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (COE). The training center provides quality education and training for...

NORFOLK (July 30, 2021) Cmdr. Charles R. Wilhite, prospective commanding officer of the Naval Safety and Enviromental Training Center, salutes the sideboys during a change of command ceremony, July, 30 2021. NAVSAFENVTRACEN provides quality education and training for military and civilian Navy and Marine Corps personnel, both afloat and ashore, in the areas of occupational safety, industrial hygiene, environmental protection, and emergency management leading to enhanced operational readiness, safer and healthier workplaces, stewardship through compliance with applicable regulations, reduced worker's compensation costs, and more efficient mission preparedness. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW/AW) Weston A. Mohr/Released)
NAVSAFENVTRACEN Holds Change of Command
By Leslie Tomaino, Naval Safety Center Safety Promotions | Aug. 10, 2021
Cmdr. Charles Wilhite assumed the helm of the Naval Safety and Environmental Training Center (NAVSAFENVTRACEN) during a change of command ceremony here July 30, relieving Cmdr. Cary Isaacson. Guest speaker Rear Adm. F.R...

210801-N-NO226-0001 NOROLK, Va. (Aug. 1, 2021) According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, 846 people were killed an estimated 143,000 were injured in crashes that involved red-light running in 2019. This graphic is a part of Red Light Safety Week safety promotions for Aug. 1-7 and the NAVSAFECEN Motor Vehicle Safety Campaign launched April 26. The campaign to increase awareness of the top contributing factors to motor vehicle accidents and inform Sailors and Marines on ways they can mitigate risk. (U.S. Navy graphic by Leslie Tomaino)
'You're the Key' to Red Light Safety
By Leslie Tomaino, Naval Safety Center Safety Promotions | Aug. 4, 2021
Sponsored by the National Coalition for Safer Roads (NCSR), National Stop on Red Week 2021 is Aug. 1-7. While this week’s focus is National Stop on Red, the Naval Safety Center (NAVSAFECEN) would like to encourage drivers to...

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