Higher Level of Education

Pacific Ocean - The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) hosted college professors and other high-level educators from across the country August 4, in an effort to introduce opportunities available to college students pursuing engineering and nuclear programs.

Nimitz Carrier Strike Group Begins Support of Operation Inherent Resolve

Arabian Gulf - The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is carrying out strike sorties from the Arabian Gulf in support of Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR).

Latest DPRK Provocation

Washington, DC - Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson: "The United States strongly condemns North Korea’s launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, the second this month, in blatant violation of multiple United Nations Security Council resolutions that reflect the will of the international community.

Midshipmen Embark John S. McCain for Summer Cruise

East China Sea - Seven midshipmen embarked the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56), nicknamed "Big Bad John," from July 3-21.

NSF-funded supercomputer Stampede2 forges new frontier in advanced computing

Washington, DC - The National Science Foundation (NSF) today realized the initial phase of its $30 million investment to upgrade the nation’s computational research infrastructure through the dedication of Stampede2, one of the most powerful supercomputing systems in the world. Based at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin, this strategic national resource will serve tens of thousands of researchers and educators across the U.S.