Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Bill Moran arrives to preside over a ceremony establishing Expeditionary Exploitation Unit ONE, EXU-1, as a stand-alone command onboard Naval Support Facility Indian Head, June 29, 2018. (Photo By: Todd Frantom)
President Donald Trump has nominated Adm. Bill Moran to become the next Chief of Naval Operations, Navy officials announced on Thursday.
"I'm honored and deeply humbled by the nomination and look forward to working with Congress during the confirmation process," Moran said in a statement.
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson should have moved faster to remove his spokesman, who was accused of sexually harassing three female sailors at a December 2016 Christmas party, the Defense Department Inspector General’s Office has found.
Folks don't talk about it much, but one man is responsible for a good part of the decline of today's U.S. Navy: Admiral Mike Mullen (retired), the genial 28th Chief of Naval Operations and then 32nd Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Attorneys for the former captain of the Navy destroyer USS Fitzgerald, charged with negligent homicide in the deaths of seven U.S. sailors during last July’s collision with a commercial vessel off the coast of Japan, have lashed out at the Navy for allegedly “litigating this case through the media.”
U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Bill Dodge
A petition requesting restoration of the U.S. Navy’s traditional rating titles that was posted to the White House website has exceeded the 100,000 signatures required to prompt a response from the White House.