DON/AA News Articles
  • In the aftermath of the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, the Navy has established an Emergency Family Assistance Center (EFAC) at the Joint Base Anacostia-Boiling and Washington Navy Yard for affected personnel and their families.  This article contains information and resources for those affected by this tragedy.
  • The 2013 Navy-Marine Corps Ball benefitting the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society will be held the evening of Saturday, 23 March, at the Washington Hilton. Department of Defense civilians, active duty and reserve members, and retired military are welcome to attend. Support the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Fund by attending the Ball, making a donation, and volunteering. The reservation deadline is March 1, 2013.

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  • In February, DoD notified Congress of a potential furlough of civilian employees should sequestration not be avoided, thus requiring across-the-board budget reductions. In FY 2013, the Department has faced unprecedented fiscal uncertainty. The Department of the Navy (DON) has taken and will continue to take steps to address current and project budget reductions.

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  • The Board of Directors of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is pleased to announce that it has selected the Honorable Robert O. Work as the Center's next CEO. Work is currently the Under Secretary of the Navy and will assume his new role at CNAS on April 22. He succeeds Nate Fick, who stepped down in November 2012 to become CEO of Endgame, Inc., a venture-backed provider of advanced cyber security solutions. Under Secretary Work joins the CNAS executive team with President Richard Fontaine and Vice President and Director of Studies Shawn Brimley.