From the Navy News Service
1798 - Congress establishes Department of the Navy.
1975 - falls to North Vietnamese forces.
A U.S. Navy littoral combat ship and a Chinese Navy frigate conducted a joint training exercise in the South China Sea.
The U.S. Navy littoral combat ship USS
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON)(AW/NAC) Michael Stevens testified before Congress Feb. 25.
Stevens appeared before the House and Armed Services
The US is keen in exploring great opportunities for co-operation on maritime issues with India, Admiral Jonathan Greenert, Chief of Naval Operations told members