Armed Forces News

Effective immediately, all Navy tours in Bahrain are now unaccompanied, said Navy Personnel Command officials. Accordingly, more than 900 Navy family members who were evacuated from Bahrain on July 12 and flown to Norfolk, Va., must find new housing. Once they choose where they want to live, they will receive the equivalent of permanent change of station orders. Because they were allowed to leave Bahrain only with suitcases, the remainder of their household goods will be packed by Navy teams in country. The HHG eventually will be shipped to each family