The Navy will set up a new three-star post to oversee education and research.
Norfolk Naval Shipyard is working on a priority list and a 20-year plan to begin upgrading its facilities, including buildings that date back to the 1830s, and equipment from the World War II era.
The Navy’s History and Heritage command exists to pass on lessons learned from past operations, and to keep the Navy from repeating past mistakes.
Captain Scott Kraft, commander of Indian Head Explosive Ordinance Disposal Technology center, said there’s a need for investment in energetics to build a more joint, lethal force.
The Navy is exploring certain ways to speed up the process of building new ships, but it’s going to have to extend the lives of ships it currently has to reach a fleet of 355 ships anytime soon.
Expeditionary warfare thinking has evolved to focus on maneuverability in the Navy, not concentrated forces.
The Navy opens a new call center to help sailors worldwide with personnel issues.
Much like every other agency in the federal government, the Navy is experimenting with how to implement the latest technological advancements to their mission.
Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer is focusing on changing the Navy culture to become more agile and efficient, to maximize the resources that it has at any given time.