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200713-N-NC885-1013 PHILIPPINE SEA (July 13, 2020) Two MH-60S SeaHawk helicopter from the Screamin Indians of the Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 6 conduct a vertical replenishment-at-sea with the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is the flagship of the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group and is deployed conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Drace Wilson/Released)

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Navy fires program manager for troubled Ford aircraft carrier

The program manager for the oft-delayed and over-budget aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford was fired last week.

But why, exactly, Capt. Ron Rutan was relieved on July 1 remains unclear.

Decades after World War II, DoD struggles to clear unexploded ordnance at Navy and Air Forces bases on Guam

Roughly 11,000 bombs and other munitions were dropped on Guam in World War II, but never detonated.

Decades later, the U.S. Defense Department is still struggling to clear out unexploded ordnance and other discarded munitions on the strategically vital South Pacific island used by the Navy and Air Force, according to a Defense Department Inspector General report released last month.

Navy fires EOD command master chief

The command master chief of the Guam-based Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 5 was fired in May, Navy officials confirmed this week.

COVID-19 precautions at recruit training are leading to budget concerns for Navy, Marine Corps

Measures taken at both Marine Corps and Navy boot camp have brought up budget concerns from both branches, as they search for cheaper options.

“By far the most expensive part of this for us is paying for off site ROM (restriction of movement) facilities,” Rear Adm. Milton J. Sands III, commander of the Naval Service Training Command told reporters at a Tuesday press briefing.

No more physical fitness assessments for 2020, Navy says

The Navy is cutting physical fitness tests for the remainder of the year amid concerns about the spread of COVID-19, after already canceling the spring cycle of the physical fitness assessment in March.

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