and they want fewer of them," Mabus
said. "We have heard the feedback and we are acting on it."
The Navy brass resisted, in particular, Mabus
' commitment in 2009 to switch the Navy's consumption so that by 2020, at least 50 percent of its fuel would come from alternative sources.
The Secretary of the Navy has the distinct privilege of naming Navy ships, and Mississippi's former governor and state auditor, Ray Mabus
, currently serves as the Secretary of the Navy and chose the name Jackson to represent the capital city of his home state.
pointed to ONR's large-displacement unmanned undersea vehicle as one example of work the service is doing in endurance.
"We are working closely with the Egyptian military to support its fight against terrorism, to make the region safe and stable, and to ensure the free flow of commerce," Mabus
Marine, as well as his professional expertise in the field of electronic warfare and unmanned technology make him perfectly qualified to lead this new enterprise in the Department of the Navy, and I look forward to the great work he and his team will be spearheading," said Mabus
This is something we--all of us--me, President Obama, Vice President Biden, Secretary Mabus
, General Dunford, Admiral Greenert, all the men and women of the Department of Defense--this is something we take personally.
We know it makes you less fit, and one of our big initiatives is to have sailors that are fit and resilient,'' Mabus
said in an interview during a visit to Rhode Island this week.
Sultan bin Mohammed Al Nu'amani, Minister of Royal Office, received in his office Ray Mabus
, Secretary of the US Navy and his accompanying delegation, here on Sunday.
Muscat, Feb 9 (ONA) Lt.Gen Ahmed bin Harith al-Nabhani, Chief of Staff of the Sultan's Armed Forces (SAF) received in his office at Mu'askar Al Murtafa'a today Ray Mabus
, Secretary of the US Navy and his accompanying delegation, within the framework of his current visit to the Sultanate.
ISLAMABAD -- US Secretary of Navy Raymond Edwin Mabus
called on the Adviser to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz and discussed the overall bilateral relationship, focusing on defence cooperation between the two countries.
Even as Washington put off possible military action against Damascus to pursue a last-ditch diplomatic solution, comments from Navy Secretary Ray Mabus
provided a reminder that American destroyers equipped with cruise missiles are still in place in the eastern Mediterranean with no orders to leave.