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February 20, 2013 by Mike O'Brien
Mike O'Brien
U.S. Navy Undersecretary Robert Work is leaving the post to become the CEO of the think tank the Center for New American Security. Mr. Work, who has been the coordinating the day-to-day management of the Navy and Marine Corps since he was appointed in 2009, will start in his new role on April 22.
Tags: Maritime Homeland Security | Mission Command | U.S. Navy | Pentagon
February 18, 2013 by Col. Bradley Weisz
Col. Bradley Weisz
In 2008, the Commandant of the Marine Corps, General Conway, directed his Marines to return to their amphibious roots and traditional roles as "fighters from the sea." After supporting many years of land combat in Iraq, Afghanistan and the Horn of Africa, General Conway desired for the Corps to revitalize its famed naval heritage.
Tags: Mission Command | Maritime Homeland Security
February 8, 2013 by Mike O'Brien
Mike O'Brien
The U.S. Navy has decided not to deploy the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group to the Persian Gulf, cutting the number of aircraft carriers there from two to one. Pentagon spokesman George Little said the decision was made because of uncertainties over automatic spending cuts that are scheduled to take effect in March.
Tags: Maritime Homeland Security | Transnational Organized Crime | U.S. Navy | Pentagon
January 25, 2013 by Mike O'Brien
Mike O'Brien
The USS Guardian, a minesweeper that has been stranded on a reef off the coast of the Philippines for a week, may still be there in early February. The ship has suffered a number of breaches in the hull and has taken in a lot of water.
Tags: Maritime Homeland Security | U.S. Navy | Rear Admiral Tom Carney
January 17, 2013 by Mike O'Brien
Mike O'Brien
The Navy has drawn up revolutionary plans to win the global war on terror - from the depths of the sea. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has unveiled its vision of undersea payloads that can be launched to the surface when remotely controlled.
Tags: electronic warfare | DARPA | Military Antenna
June 21, 2012 by Nick Younker
Nick Younker
Michael Patrick Murphy was many things. He was a New Yorker (more specifically a Long Islander), a Naval Officer, a Penn State Nittany Lion, a war hero, a medal of honor recipient, and a Navy SEAL. All of these titles accurately apply to a man who history will remember as one of the greatest warriors spawned from the Global War on Terror era.
Tags: Michael Murphy | Lt. Murphy | Navy SEAL | Medal of Honor
March 29, 2012 by Christopher Dauer

Col Bradley Weisz, Deputy Commander of Expeditionary Strike Group 2, talks to IDGA about BOLD ALLIGATOR 12, the biggest amphibious exercise in a decade. Col Weisz talks about highlights from the operation, valuable lessons learned, and how the exercise will help to set the stage for the future of global amphibious operations.

IDGA: You were Read more
Tags: Bold Alligator 12 | Col Bradley Weisz | amphibious
March 27, 2012 by Christopher Dauer

Stephen Caldwell has almost 30 years of experience evaluating national security programs and is an internationally recognized expert on maritime security. As GAO’s Director for Maritime Security and Coast Guard Issues, he provides briefings, reports and testimony to congressional committees and individual members of the House and Senate. He has Read more
Tags: Stephen Caldwell | gao | CBP | Maritime Security
March 19, 2012 by Christopher Dauer

While the US’ current efforts on sustaining and modernizing its Navy naturally encompass a range of different programs, one of the greatest areas of focus within the littoral warfare space is unmanned underwater vehicles.

The reasons for that focus are straightforward, as UUVs have the ability to reduce risk to humans while offering Read more
Tags: James J. Kisenwether | Surface Warfare | A2/AD
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