|Germantown Returns to Sasebo
SASEBO, Japan – USS Germantown (LSD 42) returned to its forward-deployed home port after completing a four-month patrol.
Boxer ARG Departs For COMPTUEX
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- The Boxer Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), along with Marines assigned to the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), departed San Diego to begin Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX).
USS Russell prepares to depart San Diego
San Diego (September 9, 2015) Sailors of USS Russell (DDG 59) prepare to depart San Diego as the ships sets sail for an independent deployment. U.S. Navy for release by SMWDC Public Affairs
USS Russell to Depart on Deployment
SAN DIEGO - USS Russell (DDG 59) is scheduled to depart Naval Base San Diego, on an independent deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean and Middle East.
USS Mustin Sustains Maritime Security in the South China Sea
TIMOR SEA - The USS Mustin (DDG 89) prepares to come alongside the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Rappahannock (T-AO 204) as the ship conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the USS George Washington (CVN 73) during exercise Talisman Sabre 2015.
USS Higgins Departs on Deployment
SAN DIEGO -- The guided missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) departs for an independent deployment to the Western Pacific, Indian Ocean and Middle East.
Fort Worth Completes PMAV
CHANGI NAVAL BASE, Singapore - The littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) departed from Singapore to conduct routine operations at-sea following completion of a scheduled preventive maintenance availability (PMAV).
Essex ARG, 15th MEU Arrive in 7th Fleet Area of Operations
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- More than 4,500 Sailors and Marines with the Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and the embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), after departing San Diego.
USS Milius Provides Theater Security in 7th Fleet
INDIAN OCEAN -- The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69) entered U.S. 7th Fleet area of operation (AOO), after approximately six months of maritime security operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet AOO in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
LCS Crew 102 to Deploy Aboard USS Fort Worth
SAN DIEGO - LCS Crew 102 is scheduled to depart San Diego for Singapore to relieve LCS Crew 103 on USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) as part of a 16-month rotational deployment in support of the Navy's strategic rebalance to the Pacific.
USS Chafee Departed for Deployment
PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM – The guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) is scheduled to depart on an independent deployment to the U.S. 7th and 4th Fleet areas of operations.
USS Paul Hamilton Departs on Deployment
PEARL HARBOR - The guided-missile destroyer USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60) is scheduled to depart Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on an independent deployment to the Arabian Gulf and Western Pacific.
USS Independence Departs San Diego for Florida
SAN DIEGO – The littoral combat ship USS Independence (LCS 2) departs San Diego for Pensacola, Florida to conduct operational evaluation and testing of the mine countermeasures mission package.
Nighttime at Sea
SOUTH CHINA SEA - An AV-8B Harrier jet is parked on the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8).
Amphibious Squadron Five/11th MEU Transits from U.S. 5th Fleet to U.S. 7th Fleet
INDIAN OCEAN – After an extensive operational period involving a variety of operations and exercises, two of the three ships of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), along with their embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) components, transited out of the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations (AOO) to the 7th Fleet.
USS Bonhomme Richard Departs on Deployment
SASEBO, Japan - Gunner’s Mate Seaman Thomas Amason mans the .50 caliber machine gun and Culinary Specialist 2nd Class Bennett Evans stands lookout aboard USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) as the ship gets underway.