Visit The Science Channel to watch “Mega Machines: Sea Giants – US Navy Super Fleet” on 11/3/2018, The episode features RADM Cedric Pringle – NNOA member!
The Navy officially retired the combination – or “bucket” – cover this week, ending the 78-year run for the staple of the female officer and chief petty officer uniform.
Starting Thursday, all female officers and chief petty officers are required to wear what is officially called the unisex combination cover: essentially what is, in appearance and fit, the male cover in use for decades. Read More…
By Katharine Q. Seelye
Oct. 18, 2018
During World War II, when Raye Montague was 7 and growing up in Arkansas, her grandfather took her to see a traveling exhibit of a German submarine that had been captured off the coast of South Carolina. She was enchanted. Read full story…
VIDEO: Marine Sgt. Maj. John Canley Receives Medal of Honor in White House Ceremony
By: Gidget Fuentes
October 17, 2018 10:02 PM • Updated: October 17, 2018 10:37 PM
Retired Marine Sgt. Maj. John L. Canley, with a sea of ribbons and medals dangling from the coat of his enlisted blue dress uniform, stood at attention on Wednesday afternoon in the White House. Read more and view video…
American Journal of Transportation
Oct 15 2018
WASHINGTON – Transportation Institute (TI), a leading maritime association which advocates and works for sound national maritime policy in the United States, today announced that longtime maritime and national security expert Sara Fuentes has joined its team as Vice President for Government Affairs. Read more…
On Monday October 8, 2018, a promotion ceremony was held for CDR Washington Johnson, CHC, USN to the rank of Captain. The ceremony was held at The North American Division of Seventh-Day Adventists (Amphitheater) in Columbia, Maryland. The presiding official for the ceremony was Lieutenant General Reynold Hoover, USA, Deputy Commander, U. S. Element, North American Aerospace Defense Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. Guest speaker was Rear Admiral (Ret) Barry Black, CHC, USN (Former Chief of Chaplains) and current Chaplain, of the U. S. Senate. Other dignitaries in attendance included Rear Admiral (Ret) Darold Bigger, CHC, USN, Deputy Chief of Chaplains for Reserve Matters, Daniel R. Jackson, President, North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists, Dr. Robert Johnson III, Chancellor, UMass Dartmouth, CAPT Thomas Walcott, CHC, USN, Chaplain of the U.S. Coast Guard and CAPT (Ret) Thomas Abernethy, USN, President of the Washington, DC Chapter of the National Naval Officers Association (DCNNOA). CAPT Washington was joined in the ceremony by his wife Dr. Joyce Johnson, his son Washington Johnson III (a student at Oakwood University), his mother Dr. Mildred Johnson, other siblings, family members, friends and colleagues from DCNNOA.
Following the promotion ceremony a reception was held in the reception hall of the Amphitheater.
Best wishes and a “Hearty Well Done” is forwarded to CAPT Washington Johnson and his family from the Executive Board and members of the Washington, DC Chapter of the National Naval Officers Association for accomplishing this significant achievement in his career!
CAPT (Ret) Jerome D. Davis, SC, USN
Washington, DC Chapter of the National Naval Officers Association