|Lake Erie Hosts Public Tours in Downtown San Diego
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) played host to 3,415 San Diego residents and tourists for public ship tours May 21-22 while moored at Broadway Pier in downtown San Diego.
USS Boxer Departs Bahrain after Port Visit
MANAMA, Bahrain- The amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) and embarked units from Commander, Amphibious Squadron One and the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) concluded a four-day port visit to Bahrain, June 11.
Blue Ridge Pulls into Dry Dock after Successful Patrol
U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) entered dry dock at Naval Ship Repair Facility and Japan Regional Maintenance Center (SRF JRMC) to begin its scheduled extended dry-docking selected restricted availability (EDSRA) period after a successful spring patrol June 1.
Warfare Tactics Instructor Graduates
Graduates of the rigorous 19 week Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Warfare Tactics Instructor (WTI) Course pose for a picture with Rear Adm. James W. Kilby, Commander, Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (NSMWDC) (left), and Rear Adm. Ronald A. Boxall, Commander, Carrier Strike Group Three (right) at NSMWDC Detachment Dahlgren.
Three nations set sail for exercise Malabar 2016
SASEBO, Japan - Ships from the Indian Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and U.S. Navy departed U.S. Fleet Activities Sasebo to conduct the at-sea phase of exercise Malabar 2016, June 14.
U.S, Thailand set to begin CARAT maritime exercise
SATTAHIP, Thailand - The 22nd annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise between the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and the Royal Thai Armed Forces will begin June 16 with opening ceremonies at the Royal Thai Navy Base in Sattahip.
Portland Rose Festival Fleet Week Wraps Up
PORTLAND, Ore (NNS) -- Sailors on guided-missile destroyers USS Howard (DDG 83), USS Russell (DDG 59) and mine countermeasure ship USS Champion (MCM 4) departed the Portland Tom McCall waterfront park closing out Portland Rose Festival Fleet Week June 13.
Navy Sends Third Red Hill Update Letter to Stakeholders
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- Rear Adm. John Fuller, commander of Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific, sent a third Red Hill "stakeholder letter" to business and community leaders and elected officials Friday, June 10.
Boxer Celebrate's 118th Year of Hospital Corpsman Rating
ARABIAN GULF – Sailors and Marines assigned to the Medical department aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) held a celebration in the hangar bay to commemorate the 118th birthday of the Navy Hospital Corpsman, June 17.
USS Coronado to Depart on Deployment
SAN DIEGO - The Littoral Combat Ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) is scheduled to depart Naval Base San Diego June 22 on an independent deployment to the Western Pacific.
USS Spruance patrols South China Sea
SOUTH CHINA SEA - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111) is on a routine patrol in the South China Sea as part of a Pacific Surface Action Group (PAC SAG) deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific.
USS Michael Murphy sorties to conduct MEDEVAC
PEARL HARBOR - The guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) conducted an emergency medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) June 19 to assist a Sailor in need of medical attention aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Shoup (DDG 86).
Pacific Partnership 2016 Concludes Mission Stop to Timor Leste
DILI, Timor Leste (NNS) -- Pacific Partnership 2016 departed Timor Leste June 21, after completing two weeks of subject matter expert exchanges (SMEE) in civil-military disaster response preparedness, cooperative health engagements (CHE) and engineering projects.
26 Nations to Participate in World's Largest Maritime Exercise
SAN DIEGO - Twenty-six nations, 45 ships, five submarines, more than 200 aircraft, and 25,000 personnel will participate in the biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise scheduled June 30 to Aug. 4, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California.
USS Ashland Arrives in Singapore
SINGAPORE -- The Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) arrived in Singapore after completing several phases in the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) series, June 24.
International Ships Sail to Hawaii for Rim of the Pacific 2016
SAN DIEGO - Four multinational groups have set sail toward Hawaii in support of the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise commencing on June 30. Participating in Group Sail, 10 ships departed from San Diego, while 12 ships met in the Western Pacific Ocean.
USS Chung-Hoon to return from deployment
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii - The guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) is scheduled to return from a five-month deployment to the Western Pacific (WESTPAC).
USS Ashland Departs Singapore
SINGAPORE-- Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) departed Singapore after a successful port visit, June 27.