USS Higgins Participates in Multi-Force Exercise
AT SEA - Guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) participated in a joint air and surface exercise with Destroyer Squadron 50, USS Green Bay (LPD-20), USS Whirlwind (PC-11), USS Sirocco (PC-6), USS Chinook (PC-9) and several United States air assets.
Stockdale VBSS And Coast Guard AIT Team Up To Fight Piracy
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY - Members from U.S. Coast Guard Advanced Interdiction Team 2 embarked the guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106) recently to train the ship’s visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) team and to conduct law enforcement operations.
USS Chung-Hoon to Deploy to Western Pacific
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii - The guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) will depart Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam April 2 for an independent deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
Anchorage Hosts Native Alaskan NJROTC Cadets
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Cadets from the Service High School Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) in Anchorage, Alaska, visited the future USS Anchorage (LPD 23) as part of a senior cadet trip.
Teamwork Earns Curtis Wilbur 2013 Ney Award
YOKOSUKA, Japan – Guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) was awarded the 2013 Navy Capt. Edward F. Ney Memorial Award for outstanding food service for the medium afloat category.
USS McCampbell Conducts Anti-submarine Warfare Exercise
PHILIPPINE SEA - Operations Specialist Seaman Peter Tassani tracks surface contacts on the SPA-25G Radio Detection and Ranging (RADAR) display in the Combat Information Center aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) during an anti-submarine warfare exercise.
USS Chung-Hoon Departs Hawaii on Deployment
PEARL HARBOR - The guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam April 2 on an independent deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region
PELELIU ARG, 15th MEU Arrive 7th Fleet Area of Operations
INDIAN OCEAN - The Peleliu Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) after completing a regularly scheduled five-months of operations supporting maritime security operations and security cooperation objectives with partner nations in the U.S. 5th Fleet AOR.
USS Gary Returns from Deployment
SAN DIEGO - The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Gary (FFG 51) will return from her six-month, independent deployment conducting counter transnational organized crime (C-TOC) operations in the 4th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR).
USS Cowpens Returns from Japan, Hull-Swap
SAN DIEGO - The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) arrived in San Diego, April 8, from the 7th Fleet Area of Responsibility after completing its forward-deployed mission and a hull swap with USS Antietam (CG 54).
Nimitz, CSG 11 Participate in SUSTEX
PACIFIC OCEAN - The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) departed Naval Air Station North Island after picking up Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 to participate in a scheduled Sustainment Exercise (SUSTEX).
Stennis Strike Group Volunteers in Singapore
SOUTH CHINA SEA - Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) and guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) volunteered at various community relations (COMREL) projects during a three-day port visit to the Republic of Singapore.
USS Freedom Makes Port Visit in Manila
The Navy's first littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) arrived in Manila April 9, marking her first port visit in Southeast Asia. While the crew will have time for rest and relaxation, work will continue as Freedom receives fuel and supplies for the next underway period of her eight-month deployment.
USS Chung-Hoon Enters 7th Fleet
PACIFIC OCEAN - The Arleigh-burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations April 6 after departing Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam April 2 for an independent deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
USS Denver Sailors Go Alcohol Free
SASEBO, Japan – April is Alcohol Awareness Month, a nationwide campaign intended to raise awareness of the health and social problems associated with excessive alcohol consumption and to reduce the stigma that often prevents individuals and families from seeking help.
USS Chancellorsville Completes Live Fire Exercise
PACIFIC OCEAN - Sailors aboard the Ticonderoga class guided-missile Cruiser USS Chancelorsville (CG 62) completed a live-fire test of the ship's enhanced Aegis Combat System, during an at-sea test scenario.
Stockdale Pulls Into Jebel Ali
JEBEL ALI, United Arab Emirates– Guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106) arrived in Jebel Ali for a port visit, April 9. While in Jebel Ali, Stockdale Sailors spent time on liberty in the nearby city of Dubai.
USS Chafee holds change of command
Cmdr. Anthony C. Littmann relieved Cmdr. Justin A. Kubu as commanding officer of USS Chafee (DDG 90) during a change of command ceremony held at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
CFAY Fire Department Trains with USS Antietam
YOKOSUKA, Japan - Sailors assigned to the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) began cross training with the Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka (CFAY) Fire Department.
USS Thach Returns
SAN DIEGO - The guided-missile frigate USS Thach (FFG 43) returned to San Diego from its deployment to the 4th Fleet Area of Operations (AOR).
Standard Missile Launch
PACIFIC OCEAN (April 11, 2013) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) launches a Standard Missile (SM-2) as a part of Multi-Sail 13. Multi-Sail 13 is a Destroyer Squadron 15 multi-ship and multi-warfare exercise designed to test ships operating ability across a wide range of disciplines including anti-submarine warfare, live fire exercises, and high value unit escort scenarios.
(U.S. Navy photo by Ensign Timothy Tran/Released)
Peleliu Offers Alcohol Abuse Support
INDIAN OCEAN - Throughout the month of April, amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) is reminding sailors it offers support to those who may have alcohol-related problems.
Sailors, Marines Volunteer with Children in Hong Kong
HONG KONG – Sailors assigned to amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu and Marines assigned to the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit volunteered their time with children at St. Clement’s Primary School during a regularly scheduled port visit.
USS Decatur Returns from Deployment
SAN DIEGO - The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) will return to San Diego from a ballistic missile defense deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean and U.S. Central Command Areas of Responsibility (AOR) April 19.
Curtis Wilbur Conducts INSURV Rehearsal Underway
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) executed a Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) rehearsal at sea April 16 in preparation for their upcoming inspection.
USS Freedom Arrives in Singapore
SINGAPORE – The Navy’s first littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) arrived in Singapore highlighting the next phase of her deployment to Southeast Asia.
Gators Slam Dunk in Hong Kong
HONG KONG – The Liu “Gators”, made up of Sailors assigned to amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5), participated in a basketball game with students and faculty of Chong Gene Hang College (CGHC), April 18 during a port visit in Hong Kong.
Nimitz Strike Group Departs for Western Pacific Deployment
CORONADO, Calif. - The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) with embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 and Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 departed Naval Air Station North Island and will join up with San Diego based guided missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59) for a scheduled Western Pacific deployment.
Anchorage Holds First Change of Command
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The future USS Anchorage (LPD 23) held its first change of command ceremony in the well deck of the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock April 18.
MCPON Visits Navy Region Northwest
EVERETT, Wash. - Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON)(AW/NAC) Michael D. Stevens conducted a three-day trip visiting Navy Region Northwest.
Stennis Strike Group Arrives in Hawaii
PEARL HARBOR - The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group (JCSCSG) made its first stop in the U.S. at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam April 21 following an eight-month deployment to the 5th and 7th fleet areas of responsibility (AOR).
USS Green Bay Performs Community Service in Hong Kong
HONG KONG – Sailors and Marines assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) took time out of their port visit to Hong Kong, China Apr. 18 to spend time giving back to their host community.
Mobile Bay Hosts Tiger Cruise
PACIFIC OCEAN – Lt. j.g. Sidney Gulledge, a search and rescue swimmer aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53), from Raleigh, N.C., gives a presentation on man overboard equipment and techniques for tiger cruise participants.
Stennis Strike Group Returns to San Diego
SAN DIEGO - The John C. Stennis Strike Group (JCSSG) will return to San Diego Apr. 29, marking the successful end of deployment for Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9 and the guided missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) to the U.S. Navy's 5th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility (AOR).
Carrier Strike Group 5 Celebrates 69th Anniversary
YOKOSUKA, Japan - Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 5 honored their 69th anniversary with a celebration in the flag mess aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73).
Sexual Assault Awareness Month Run
SAN DIEGO - USS Rentz (FFG 46) marked the end of Sexual Assault Awareness Month with a Sexual Assault Awareness Run at Bainbridge Park. 105 Sailors from five commands at Naval Base San Diego ran to show their support for survivors of sexual assault.
Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy Visits BMD Destroyer
San Diego, CA. Foreign Admiralty visited USS BENFOLD (DDG 65) on Tuesday to learn about the capabilities of one of its Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) allies. Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy Vice Admiral Paul Maddison toured the Arleigh Burke Destroyer to interact with the crew and to observe the latest simulator systems offered in the fleet.
USS Chosin Ready to Deploy, Operate Forward
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii - Sailors aboard the Hawaii-based Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chosin (CG 65) will depart April 30 for a scheduled Western Pacific deployment.
Stennis Strike Group Arrives In San Diego
SAN DIEGO -- The John C. Stennis Strike Group (JCSSG) returned to San Diego Apr. 29, marking the end of a successful deployment to the U.S. Navy's 5th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility (AOR).
Peleliu Sailors, Marines Remember Holocaust
PACIFIC OCEAN - Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) observed "Yom Hashoah" or Holocaust Remembrance Day with a commemoration ceremony.