About the Navy

America was founded on the principles of courage, equality and fairness. And for well over 200 years, America’s Navy has been instrumental in presenting these ideals to the world – through the selfless service of upstanding men and women; through their responsible use of incredibly powerful capabilities; and through the pride, purpose and professionalism that comes through in all they do.

Here, learn what it means to be part of America’s Navy. A Global Force For Good. Get a sense of the Navy’s ongoing mission, history and traditions. Meet the current Navy leadership. Plus, check out the many locations around the globe where the Navy does its work – and the types of awesome equipment that are employed to get the job done.

Through words and testimonials, pictures and videos, historical facts and breaking news, you’ll find a clear demonstration of who and what America’s Navy is – and beyond that – why its presence is so important.