Peleliu, Tigers Celebrate Birthday at Sea
PACIFIC OCEAN – Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) celebrated the ship’s 33rd birthday with embarked “tigers”, May 8, during their return voyage to homeport San Diego.
Tigers Tour Peleliu
PACIFIC OCEAN – A group of 30 “tigers” and their sponsors snaked their way through narrow passageways, climbed more than 80 steps and trekked up and down vehicle ramps to see the heart and soul of the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5).
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.
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 Mustin Hosts CFAY Spring Festival Ship Tours
YOKOSUKA, Japan - U.S. Navy Electronics Technician 3rd Class Joseph Hochman, left, and Interior Communications Electrician 3rd Class Zaquavius Grissom pose for a photo with Japanese visitors aboard USS Mustin.
USS Mobile Bay Auctions Sailors for NMCRS
USS MOBILE BAY, At Sea - Chief petty officers and junior officers aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) volunteered to be auctioned off for four hours of work, with all proceeds going to the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS).
USS Gary Sailors Lend a Hand in Panama
CASCO ANTIGUO, Panama - Crew members of guided-missile frigate USS Gary (FFG 51) cleaned, prepped and painted a neighborhood Community Center to support the Fundacion Calicanto (Calicanto Foundation) during a recent port visit to Panama while deployed to U.S. 4th Fleet.
Last Baptism Aboard Storied Warship
San Diego, CA - A few weeks before the decommissioning of one of the Navy’s most decorated Oliver Hazard Perry – class guided-missile frigates, the crew of the USS CURTS (FFG 38) hosted a baptism on the ship's forecastle
Sandy Hook Memorial Field Day
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY - Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) will participate in a memorial track and field competition, or “field day,” to honor the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
USS Gary Holds 'Causeway 5K' in Panama City
PANAMA CITY, Panama – On the last day of guided missile frigate USS GARY’s (FFG-51) pre-holiday port visit, the ship held a 5K run on the causeway in a part of Panama City called Amador.
Mobile Bay Sailors Visit Bahrain Students
JUFFAIR, Bahrain – Sailors to USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) joined crewmembers from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) to visit Bahrain’s American Cultural and Educational Center (ACEC) during a community service (COMSERVE) project.
San Diego Sailors, Families Clean Up Streets
SAN DIEGO - More than 300 Sailors and Navy family members walked down streets to collect trash surrounding Naval Base San Diego Nov. 17 during the "Main Street Clean Up" event.
Military Families Receive Donations for their Service
SAN DIEGO – Volunteers from the Church of Rancho Bernardo gathered to show their appreciation to service members in the San Diego area by distributing essential items to more than 40 military families during an event on Naval Base San Diego.
Hong Kong Families Host Tortuga Sailors
HONG KONG – Sailors and Marines from amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46) spent a day with local Hong Kong families during a “Meal in the Home” community service experience.
USS Gary Sailors Volunteer in Costa Rica
GOLFITO, Costa Rica - Navy frigate USS Gary (FFG 51) participated in a community engagement project playing soccer with local children and painting two classrooms for a local school during a port visit while supporting Operation Martillo.
Calling for Morale aboard USS Tortuga
USS TORTUGA, At Sea - Sailors aboard amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga received long distance telephone cards thanks to a commercial sponsorship between the Navy Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) and Cell Phones for Soldiers program.
USS McCampbell Rescues Stranded Fishermen
SOUTH CHINA SEA - Fisherman from the Republic of the Philippines rest and receive medical evaluations aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) after being rescued from their vessel.