|Namesake Family Tigers Embark USS Howard
Daughters of Medal of Honor recipient Marine Corps First Sergeant Jimmie E. Howard embarked the guided-missile destroyer USS Howard (DDG 83) during its Tiger Cruise from Pearl Harbor to San Diego, Nov. 28 to Dec. 5.
Future USS Little Rock (LCS 9) set for Buffalo Commissioning
The Navy’s newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, the future USS Little Rock (LCS 9) will be commissioned at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 16 at Canalside in Buffalo, New York. Media is also invited to cover a media availability/tour on December 14.
Bonhomme Richard Advances 101 Sailors
SASEBO, Japan –Sailors, assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), were frocked to the next paygrade during a ceremony held in the ship’s hangar bay, Dec. 5.
USS Howard homecoming 2017
Electronics Technician 2nd Class Sean Michelotti kisses his daughter during a homecoming celebration for the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Howard (DDG 83) at Naval Base San Diego.
USS Pinckney Arrives in Hawaii
Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney render honors to the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) as Pinckney pulls into Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for a port visit. Pinckney is part of the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group on a regularly scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific. The U.S. Navy has patrolled the Indo-Asia-Pacific for more than 70 years promoting peace and security.
USS Lake Erie Arrives in Hawaii
Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) arrived in Pearl Harbor, Nov. 30, following a seven-month deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region and the Arabian Gulf.
CNSP Selects HQ Sailor of the Year for 2017
Vice Adm. Tom Rowden, commander of Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (CNSP) announced the 2017 Sailor of the Year (SOY) and Junior Sailor of the Year (JSOY) for the CNSP staff during a Tree Lighting ceremony Nov. 29.
USS Stethem Returns from Fall Patrol
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, USS Stethem (DDG 63), returned to Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, Nov. 30, after completing a scheduled two-month patrol.
Higgins Arrives in Hawaii
Sailors aboard Arleigh Burke- class guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) arrived in Hawaii for the first port visit during its scheduled deployment, November 28.
Nimitz Carrier Strike Group to Arrive in San Diego After WESTPAC Deployment
SAN DIEGO - The Nimitz Strike Group (CSG 11) is scheduled to return to San Diego, marking the end of a successful deployment for Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11, Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59), and Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Howard (DDG 83), following a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific and U.S. 5th Fleet in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
ACU1 Changed Commander
NAVAL AMPHIBIOUS BASE CORONADO (December 1, 2017) Cmdr. Nathan Fugate assumes command of Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 1. (U.S. Navy Photo by Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Luis Maldonado/Released)
U.S.-Japan Complete 3JA Exercise
Mine Countermeasures Squadron (MCMRON) 7 staff, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5, Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 14 (HM-14) Detachment 2A, and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) units successfully completed exercise 3JA Nov. 28.
USS San Diego Arrives In Souda Bay, Greece
The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) and embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in Souda Bay, Greece, for a scheduled port visit, Nov. 27.
USS Fitzgerald departs Fleet Activities Yokosuka
YOKOSUKA, Japan The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) is towed away from the pier at Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka, Nov. 24, to meet heavy lift transport vessel MV Transshelf.
America ARG Sailors Marines Volunteer
Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 1st Class Enrico Rabina, assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) plays with a dog at the K9 Animal Friends Dog Shelter during a community service project.
America Squadrons participate in Dubai Air Show
Deployed Navy and Marine Corps aviation units from the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) and Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Crisis Response - Central Command (SPMAGTF-CR-CC)...
USS Higgins Deployment 2017
Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) transits San Diego Bay as she departs for deployment.
CNO to Destroyer Crew – “I’ve got your back”
EVERETT, Wash. – As part of a fleet visit to the Pacific Northwest, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson spent three hours aboard USS Gridley (DDG 101), Nov. 15, where he told the crew “I’ve got your back.”
USS Higgins to Depart for Deployment
Guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) will depart San Diego for a regularly scheduled independent deployment to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility on Nov. 20.