USS Thach Decommission After 29 years of service
SAN DIEGO – The Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Thach (FFG 43) will be decommissioned after more than 29 years of naval service during a ceremony on board Naval Base San Diego.
USS Rodney M. Davis Decommissions after 28 Years of Service
EVERETT, Wash. - Cmdr. Todd E. Whalen, commanding officer of USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60), presents the last national ensign flown aboard the ship underway to Gordon Davis, eldest brother of Sgt. Rodney Maxwell Davis, during the ship's decommissioning ceremony.
Hawaiis last frigate USS Reuben James decommissions
Pearl Harbor, HI - USS Reuben James (FFG-57), the last remaining guided-missile frigate homeported in Hawaii, was decommissioned after nearly 30 years of distinguished naval service during a ceremony at Pearl Harbor.
USS Rentz You Stand Relieved
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The guided-missile frigate USS Rentz (FFG 46) was decommissioned during a ceremony at Naval Base San Diego with friends, family and service members in attendance to celebrate the ship's 30 years of Naval service.
USS McClusky Returns from Final Deployment
SAN DIEGO - The guided missile frigate USS McClusky (FFG 41) is scheduled to return from its final deployment to the 4th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR) to make preparations for decommissioning.
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) -- Sailors and guests bade farewell to Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Ingraham (FFG 61) as the ship concluded 25 years of naval service during a decommissioning ceremony on Naval Station Everett (NSE), Washington.
The End of an Era
SAN DIEGO - Past and current crew and friends and family of USS Gary (FFG 51) render honors as the national ensign is hauled down aboard the ship for the last time during its decommissioning ceremony at Naval Base San Diego.
Capturing History: When Navy Ships Decommission
WASHINGTON - Each year, U.S. Navy vessels are decommissioned from active service. Though decommissioning of naval ships is a common occurrence for the Navy, it leaves a lingering question for many former crewmembers, naval history buffs and people who are interested in the ships, "What happens now?"
USS Ford Sailors Finish Ship Decommissioning Preps
NAVAL STATION EVERETT, Wash. - USS Ford (FFG 54), slated to be decommissioned during a ceremony Oct. 31, reached a major milestone Oct. 22 here with the final acceptance of the ship to Naval Sea Systems Command's Inactive Ships Management Office.
Change Of Command 2011
The command of the USS DUBUQUE (LPD 8) was passed from Captain Christopher E. Bolt to Lieutenant Commander Ivan A. Jimenez. LCDR Jimenez will be the last Commanding Officer of the "Mighty Eight," which will be decommissioned in June of this year.