|USS Green Bay Visits Cairns
CAIRNS, Australia - Sailors and Marines assigned to the amphibious transport dock USS Green Bay (LPD 20) pulled into Cairns, Australia for a routine port visit, June 28.
MCMDIV 31 completes NATO BALTOPS Exercise
SAN DIEGO -- San Diego-based Mine Countermeasures Division (MCMDIV) 31, the tactical staff attached to Commander, Mine Countermeasures Squadron 3, recently participated in NATO exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2017 in the Baltic Sea.
Navy community in Yokosuka honors USS Fitzgerald
YOKOSUKA, Japan - A memorial wreath is displayed during a ceremony at Fleet Activities Yokosuka for seven Sailors assigned to Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) who were killed in a collision at sea, June 17.
John Finn Transits the Panama Canal
PANAMA CANAL, Panama - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John Finn (DDG 113) transits the Panama Canal during its maiden voyage to its homeport of San Diego, Calif.
BHR Engineering Team – Fighting the Odds to Achieve Success
It was the first day of a typical underway for Sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), as the ship departed Sasebo, Japan and headed for the open sea in preparations for unit-level training with Afloat Training Group Western Pacific (ATGWP).
USS Sterett Sailors build relationships in China
ZHANJIANG, China - Sailors from the guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) spent time in port here building relationships with their People's Liberation Army (Navy) (PLAN) counterparts through both leisure and professional activities.
ESG-3 Kicks Off Annual Gator Week
SAN DIEGO - Sailors and Marines participated in Gator Week hosted by Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 3 at Admiral Baker Park June 13 through June 15.
Carl Vinson Strike Group Arrives in Hawaii
Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (NNS) -- Aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2 arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for a scheduled port visit, June 14.
USS CHAFEE Departs for Western Pacific Deployment
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii - The guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) is scheduled to depart Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for an independent deployment to the Western Pacific and South America, June 13.
Two Sailors Rescue Person from Drowning
COMMANDER, FLEET ACTIVITIES SASEBO, Japan – Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Michael Hahnrauch and Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Christopher Tucker were each awarded a Navy Marine Corps Commendation Medal June 7 for their heroic effort.
USS Michael Murphy returns from five-month deployment
PEARL HARBOR (NNS)- Arleigh Burke-Class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) returned to its homeport Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, June 13, after a successful five-and-a-half month deployment.
USS Sterett Arrives in Zhanjiang, China
ZHANJIANG, China – Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) arrived in Zhanjiang, China, June 12, 2017, for a scheduled port visit.
USS Gabrielle Giffords Commissioned in Galveston
GALVESTON, Texas - The littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10), the Navy's newest littoral combat ship, was brought to life by her crew before a crowd of nearly 2,500 guests at Pier 21 at the Port of Galveston.
Bonhomme Richard, 31st MEU Depart Okinawa
OKINAWA, Japan (NNS) -- Amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) departed White Beach Naval Facility, Okinawa, Japan, after embarking 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) personnel, equipment and supplies, June 8.
Ships Arrive for Portland Rose Festival Fleet Week
PORTLAND, Ore. – Guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) and littoral combat ship USS Jackson (LCS 6) arrived at the Tom McCall Waterfront Park to participate in the 110th Portland Rose Festival Fleet Week, today.
On Board and Underway, 31st MEU, BHR Set Sail
WHITE BEACH NAVAL FACILITY, OKINAWA – Marines and Sailors of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) embarked aboard the ships of the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group (BHR ESG) at Naval Facility White Beach, Okinawa, Japan, June 7, 2017.
Three San Diego Ships Departed for Deployment
SAN DIEGO – The guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59) and the guided-missile destroyers USS Howard (DDG 83) and USS Pinckney (DDG 91) departed their homeport of Naval Base San Diego, June 5, for deployment.
Senator John McCain Visits USS John S. McCain in Vietnam
CAM RANH INTERNATIONAL PORT, Vietnam (NNS) – Senators John McCain III, Christopher Coons, and John Barrasso visited Sailors aboard the USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) during a stop in Cam Ranh International Port, Vietnam, June 2.
USS John P. Murtha Host Midshipman Day Cruise
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- A group of Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) midshipmen from universities across the U.S. were exposed to the surface warfare environment during a day cruise aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26), May 31.
USS Shoup and USS Kidd to Depart for Deployment
BREMERTON, Wash. – The guided-missile destroyers USS Kidd (DDG 100) and USS Shoup (DDG 86) are scheduled to depart their homeport of Naval Station Everett, June 1, for a regularly scheduled deployment.
Pearl Harbor assists Coast Guard with at- sea rescue
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) - The amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) altered course during a rescue and assistance (RNA) exercise in order to provide assistance in conjunction with the marine protector class patrol boat U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sea Lion (WPB-87352) in a real life RNA mission during which the two ships rendered aid to the vessel “Skipjack,” June 1.
USS Mason Awarded Battenberg Cup
NORFOLK (NNS) -- Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command announced that the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) was awarded the 2016 Battenberg Cup, May 23.
Mobile bay sailor throws first pitch at Padres game
SAN DIEGO (May 18, 2017) Operations Specialist Seaman Derek Wiltz, from Guam, and USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) Bluejacket of the Quarter, throws the first pitch at an afternoon baseball game at the San Diego Padres' Petco Park
Bonhomme Richard Departs Sasebo for Patrol
SASEBO, Japan – The amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) departed its forward-deployed base of Sasebo, Japan for a scheduled patrol in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region on June 1.
Shiloh Sailors Celebrate Ramadan
WESTERN PACIFIC (NNS) – Four Muslim crew members aboard USS Shiloh (CG 67), currently deployed to the 7th Fleet Area of Operations (AOO), began a month-long fast during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, May 27th.
Sailors and Soldier Awarded for MEDEVAC Efforts
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) – Six Sailors and one Soldier stood proud on the flight deck of the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70), May 18, as they were presented Army Achievement Medals for their efforts during a medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) at sea.
USS John S. McCain Passes INSURV
YOKOSUKA, Japan – The Areligh Burke guided-missile cruiser USS John S. McCain (DDG 56), aka ‘Big Bad John,’ passed all readiness requirements for a materiel assessment conducted by the Navy's Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV), May 25, 2017.