Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus meets with Vice Adm. Surinder Pal Singh Cheema, commander in chief of the Indian navy Southern Naval Command, to discuss cooperation and increasing partnership opportunities.
On 1 December 2012, during the presentation of a pre-recorded speech at the inactivation ceremony for Enterprise (CVN-65), U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced that CVN-80 would be named Enterprise. She will be the ninth ship and the third aircraft carrier in the history of the United States Navy to bear the name.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus called in January for a review of Navy and Marine titles. Mabus has said that he wants titles that more accurately convey who is doing the job and what the job is. Marines are seen in this file photo
Historical: U.S. Navy, Adm. Michelle Howard, center, smiles as Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, left, and Wayne Cowles, Howard's husband, put four-star shoulder boards on Howard's service white uniform during her promotion ceremony at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial in Washington
The submarine USS Illinois travels along the Thames River after departing General Dynamics Electric Boat in Groton, Connecticut, for initial sea trials, where the ship's performance is tested prior to delivery to the U.S. Navy (July 2016 photo)