U.S. Indo-Pacific Command Holds Change of Command Ceremony

CAMP H.M. SMITH, Hawaii — Adm. Phil Davidson relieved Adm. Harry Harris as Commander, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM), in a ceremony on Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam Wednesday, May 30. Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis presided over the ceremony. During his remarks Mattis praised Harris’ tenure and highlighted the importance for strong leadership in the […]

Admiral Tidd Takes Command of SOUTHCOM

MIAMI — Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd took command of U.S. Southern Command during a ceremony at Southcom’s headquarters here today, succeeding Marine Corps Gen. John F. Kelly, who is retiring after four decades of service. Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of […]

2019 All Academy Challenge

Classmates, This year’s All Academy Challenge kicks off today, 30 May, and runs for 5 days, ending on 3 June. The winner of this annual challenge against our Academy rivals at Army, Air Force, Coast Guard and Merchant Marine is determined by the highest participation rate. In 2018, Navy reached an impressive 7% participation and […]

’78 Reunion Prayer Breakfast

General George C. Marshall once proclaimed: “The soldier’s heart, the soldier’s spirit, the soldier’s soul are everything. Unless the soldier’s spirit sustains him, he cannot be relied upon and he will fail himself, his commander, and his country in the end . . . It is the spirit that wins the victory.” The same could […]