An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

NWDC Hosts a Chief of Naval Reserve-directed Exercise Series

by Ian Delossantos NWDC Visual Information Specialist
22 January 2023
MAKO series event
MAKO series event hosted by NWDC
MAKO series event
MAKO series event
MAKO series event hosted by NWDC
Photo By: Ian Delossantos
VIRIN: 220120-N-CI480-003

Navy Warfare Development Center is proud to host the MAKO series.
Over 200 U.S. Navy Reserve Sailors participated in a 19-22 January maritime operational exercise named MAKO CHALLENGE at the Navy Warfare Development Center in Norfolk, Va.
MAKO CHALLENGE is part of a Chief of Naval Reserve-directed exercise series designed at the Operational-Level of War. The event is scenario based training on Maritime Operations Center (MOC) processes for Reserve personnel supporting USFF, C2F, C4F, C6F, and C10 MOCs.
The exercise prepares Reserve Sailors to meet the responsibilities of their mobilization billets and fulfills the intent of the Navy Reserve Fighting Instructions, “Design, Train, Mobilize and Develop.”
MAKO series event
SLIDESHOW | 6 images | MAKO series event MAKO series event hosted by NWDC

The event is supported through exercise development, exercise control and staff training and observations by the NWDC MOC Training and Exercise Team’s (TET).
Vice Admiral Jim Kilby, Deputy Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, and Vice Admiral John Mustin, Chief of U.S. Navy Reserve Reserve and Commander, Navy Reserve Force, visited during the event.
ISIC: USFF  |  |  Navy FOIA  |  DoD Accessibility/Section 508  |  No Fear Act  |  Open Government  |  Plain Writing Act  |  Veterans Crisis Line  |  VA Vet Center  |  FVAP  | DoD Safe Helpline  |  Navy SAPR  |  NCIS Tips  |  Privacy Policy  |  Contact Us
Navy Warfare Development Center |  1528 Piersey Street, Bldg. O-27  |   Norfolk, Virginia 23511-2805
Official U.S. Navy Website
Veteran's Crisis Line