|San Diego Departs Phuket
PHUKET, Thailand (NNS) -- The amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) departed Phuket, Thailand after a routine port visit, Aug. 22.
USS San Diego Arrives In Phuket Thailand
PHUKET, THAILAND (NNS) -- The amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) arrived in Phuket, Thailand as part of a routine visit during San Diego's deployment and for the crew to have an opportunity to experience Phuket, Aug. 17.
Nimitz Sailors Perform Rare X-Ray at Sea
Sailors assigned to the IM-2 division of the Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department (AIMD) are trained for most situations they may encounter when repairing aircraft parts...
USS SOMERSET COMPLETES AMMUNITION OFFLOAD
SEAL BEACH, Calif. (August 11, 2017) – Sailors assigned to amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25) completed the ship’s first-ever ammunition offload August 11.
BHR 31st MEU Team Up for AIT
The amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) and the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) strengthened their Navy-Marine Corps solidarity through a series of exercises conducted during amphibious integration training (AIT), August 2-9.
World War II Navy Vet Visits USS Rafael Peralta
SAN DIEGO – Two weeks after being commissioned into active duty service, USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) welcomed a Navy WWII veteran aboard, August 11, for a tour of one of the Navy’s newest and most advanced warships.
Shiloh Sailors Visit with Murri School Students
BRISBANE, Australia – Sailors, assigned to the forward-deployed Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67), participated in a community relations project at the Aboriginal and Islander Independent Community School (Murri School), July 25.
America Arrives In Malaysia
MALAYSIA – The amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) arrived in Sepanger, Malaysia for a port visit to Kota Kinabalu, the capital of Malaysia’s Sabah state, Aug. 14.
Beat the Heat
A nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is arguably one of the most dangerous work places in the world. Aircraft loaded with ordnance are launched day and night in some of the most hostile areas of the world; but the enemy and workplace hazards aren’t the only danger.
Midshipmen Experience COMPTUEX Aboard USS Sampson
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Thirteen Canadian and American midshipmen are spending their month-long summer training aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) while the ship is underway.
America Departs Singapore
SINGAPORE – The amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) with embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) departed Singapore after a scheduled port visit, Aug. 9.
Carrier Strike Group 5 Returns to Yokosuka
YOKOSUKA, Japan – Carrier Strike Group Five (CSG 5) and its flagship, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), returned to Yokosuka, Japan, Aug. 09, following a three-month patrol throughout the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
USS Barry Commemorates 75th Anniversary of Guadalcanal Campaign
HONIARA, Guadalcanal – The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) visited the port of Honiara, Guadalcanal of the Solomon Islands to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Guadalcanal Campaign, Aug. 4 - 9, 2017.
SMWDC Recognizes Largest Class of WTI Candidates to Date
Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (SMWDC) recognized 52 Warfare Tactics Instructor (WTI) candidates after they completed the WTI qualification's initial course of instruction - the Instructor and Tactics Course, Aug. 4.
Seattle Seafair Fleet Week 2017 draws to a close
San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS Anchorage (LPD 23) and Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) departed the Port of Seattle Aug. 7, bringing the 68th annual Seafair Fleet Week to a close.
Steering by a Seaman's Eye
CORAL SEA (NNS) – On the final day of Talisman Saber 2017, the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser, USS Shiloh (CG 67), closed with HMAS Canberra (L02), an Australian Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ship, while in formation with 20 other ships.
USS San Diego Arrives In Cam Ranh International Port
CAM RANH INTERNATIONAL PORT, Vietnam (August 6, 2017) – The U.S. Navy’s USS San Diego (LPD 22) arrived in the Cam Ranh International Port on Aug. 6 for a routine technical stop and for the crew to have an opportunity to experience Nha Trang.
USS Anchorage Hosts Naturalization Ceremony
SEATTLE – San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) hosted a naturalization ceremony as part of the 68th Annual Seafair Fleet Week in the Port of Seattle.
NBU 7 Celebrates 5th Anniversary
SASEBO, Japan – Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7 celebrated their five year anniversary Aug. 1 at its maintenance facility in Yokose, Japan.
USS Sterett Concludes Brisbane Port Visit
BRISBANE, Australia – Sailors aboard Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) concluded a six-day port visit to Brisbane, Australia, July 28.
Bonhomme Richard Departs Brisbane
The amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) departed Brisbane, Australia, following a scheduled four-day port visit, Aug. 1.
BHR ESG ships, 31st MEU begin Amphibious Integration Training
CORAL SEA – The Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group (BHR ESG), with 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), began Amphibious Integration Training (AIT) Aug. 2 to ensure that the blue-green team can accomplish missions in response to a contingencies.
This is a Drill
Bells ring rapidly over the shipboard general announcing system (1MC), the in-port emergency team rushes to the designated repair locker
USS Essex hosts Navy STEM event
SAN DIEGO – The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) teamed with the National Naval Officers Association (NNOA) to host a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) event for local students, July 26.
Serving Those Who Protect
There is a team of four Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) that specialize in something unlike the others on board.
USS Pioneer Returns From 2JA Exercise
SASEBO, Japan – The forward-deployed mine sweeper USS Pioneer (MCM 9) returned to Sasebo Aug. 1 after completing the U.S.-Japan mine countermeasures exercise (MCMEX) 2JA near Ominato, Japan.
USS Rafael Peralta Commissioned in San Diego
SAN DIEGO - Commandant of the Marine Corps, Gen. Robert B. Neller, delivers remarks during the commissioning ceremony for the Navy's newest Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, USS Rafael Perlata (DDG 115).