LCS Crew 111 Commissioned For Duty
CORONADO, Calif. (NNS) -- Littoral combat ship (LCS) Crew 111 was formally commissioned during a ceremony at Tidelands Park in Coronado.
U.S. Navy Captain Evades King Neptune’s Royal Court
000⁰ 00' LATITUDE – Twenty nine years is an impressive amount of time in service of the United States Navy. It is even more impressive that Capt. Robert D. Jackson, a native of Kalamazoo, Mich., has gone that entire time without being sworn in to the Ancient Order of the Deep…that changed Nov. 18, aboard the soon-to-be decommissioned amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5).
New HOPPER Chiefs get their anchors
Ten Sailors from USS HOPPER (DDG-70) and one Sailor from USS DENVER (LPD-9) donned khaki uniforms and combination covers for the first time during the FY14 Chief Petty Officer pinning ceremony held September 15 at the Tea House Lanai on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.
USS Lake Erie Officer Weds During Ceremony at Sea
SAN DIEGO – Honoring his bride and a legacy of naval officers in his lineage, Lt. j.g. John Jackson wed Kelly Wenstrup during a wedding at sea on board the guided missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70).
USS Princeton Sailors Celebrate Common Heritage
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Sailors from guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59) participated in the opening ceremony football game with Princeton University's Tigers taking on the University of San Diego's (USD) Toreros.
USS Shoup Performs 22 Burials at Sea
USS Shoup (DDG 86) had the honor of burying 22 veterans and dependents while sailing through the Puget Sound. The ceremony took place on the flight deck.
Plaque Dedicated to Wisconsin Hero
SAN DIEGO (NNS)—Amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) honored Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Richard “Chugger” Jensen with a plaque dedication ceremony.
Chief Petty Officers Frocked to Senior Chief On Board USS Vandegrift
USS VANDEGRIFT, At Sea (NNS) -- Senior Chief Engineman (SW/EXW) Paul A. Gurrola and Sonar Technician (Geographic) (SW) Joseph F. Hart, were frocked to the rank of Senior Chief Petty Officer during a ceremony aboard the Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Vandegrift (FFG 48) currently deployed to the 4th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR).
New Orleans Holds Change of Command Ceremony
SAN DIEGO - Capt. Douglas Verissimo relieved Cmdr. D. Michael Ray as commanding officer of the based amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) during a change-of-command ceremony held aboard the ship in San Diego, May 30.
PCU Jackson Conducts Mast-Stepping Ceremony
MOBILE, AL -- The crew of the Navy's newest Littoral Combat Ship, Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) JACKSON (LCS 6), conducted a mast-stepping ceremony at the Austal USA shipbuilding facility auditorium in Mobile, Ala.
Honoring a Shipmate
The officers and crew of the guided missile destroyer USS Russell (DDG 59) remembered the life of Dr. Barry Friedman, a World War II veteran, author and special friend of the crew during a special memorial service held on board the ship.
USS Dewey Changes Command
SAN DIEGO – The officers and crew of the guided missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105) held a change of command ceremony while in homeport at Naval Base San Diego.
The future Freedom-class littoral combat ship Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Detroit (LCS 7) unveiled its official crest during a ceremony at Mariner’s Park on board Naval Base San Diego.
USS Higgins Honors Namesake with Remembrance Ceremony
SAN DIEGO - The crew of the guided missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) held a remembrance ceremony for Marine Corps Col. William Richard Higgins, the ship's namesake, to recognize the 26th anniversary of his capture.
USS San Diego Welcomes new Commanding Officer
PACIFIC OCEAN – Capt. John Menoni relieved Capt. William Grotewold as Commanding Officer of amphibious transport ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) during a change of command ceremony at sea.
USS Russell Holds Change of Command Ceremony
SAN DIEGO – With the traditional exchange of salutes, Cmdr. Ann McCann turned over command of the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Russell (DDG 59) to Cmdr. James Harney during a change of command ceremony at the BAE Shipyard in San Diego.
PCU Milwaukee Conducts Mast-Stepping Ceremony
MARINETTE, Wis. - The crews of the Navy’s newest littoral combat ship, Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Milwaukee (LCS 5), conducted a mast-stepping ceremony at the Marinette Marine Corporation in Marinette, Wis.
Navy to Christen Littoral Combat Ship Milwaukee
WASHINGTON - The Navy will christen its newest littoral combat ship, the future USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) in a ceremony at the Marinette Marine Corporation shipyard in Marinette, Wis., Dec. 18 at 1:15 p.m. CST.
USS Freedom holds Change of Command Ceremony
PEARL HARBOR - Cmdr. Patrick C. Thien, commanding officer of the littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1), relinquishes his duties as he salutes Capt. Randy Garner, commodore of Littoral Combat Ship Squadron One, during a change of command ceremony.
USS Peleliu Holds Change of Command Ceremony
SAN DIEGO - Capt. John D. Deehr (left) salutes Capt. Paul C. Spedero Jr. after turning over command of amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) during a change of command ceremony at the USS Midway Museum.
ATGMIDPAC Commissions New Limited Duty Supply Corps Officer
PEARL HARBOR, HI - Chief Logistics Specialist Naomi Green, originally from Sacramento, California and an underway instructor at Afloat Training Group Middle Pacific, was commissioned an Ensign during a ceremony at the Pacific Fleet Boathouse onboard Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam.
USS Cape St. George Commemorates its Heritage
SAN DIEGO - The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71) commemorated the 70th anniversary of the battle for which it was named at Naval Base San Diego.