SWATT (Pilot) Exercise
Photos: Surface Warfare Advanced Tactical Training (Pilot) Exercise w/USS John C. Stennis CSG; Rear Adm. James Kilby commander Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Command onboard USS Stockdale (DDG 106)
ACU-1 Remembers the Holocaust
CORONADO, Calif. - Holocaust survivor Rose Schindler speaks with military and civilian personnel on the staff of Commander, Assault Craft Unit One (ACU-1) during a Holocaust remembrance ceremony at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado.
USS Green Bay Sailors volunteer in Subic Bay
SUBIC BAY, Philippines - Sailors attached to the forward deployed amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) interact with a student of the Association For Differently Abled Persons during a community relations event.
Fort Worth Makes Brief Stop for Fuel in the Philippines
SUBIC BAY, Republic of the Philippines - The littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) stopped in Subic Bay, Republic of the Philippines, to resupply and refuel before continuing routine operations in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility.
Chancellorsville Sailors Participate in 2015 Ragnar Relay Race
SAN DIEGO - A group of Sailors assigned to the guided missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) laced up their running shoes and formed two teams to participate in the 2015 Ragnar Relay So-Cal Race from Huntington Beach, California to San Diego.
BMU-1 Celebrates CPO Birthday
CORONADO, Calif. - Chief petty officers (CPO) assigned to Beachmaster Unit One (BMU-1) put on their service khaki to celebrate the 122nd birthday of the CPO rank.
USS San Diego Completes Ammo Offload
SAN DIEGO – Amphibious dock landing ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) completed an ammunition offload while moored pier side at Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach.
Retired Chief Warrant Officer 4 Bruce Rasche, from the Spokane, Wash., Council of the Navy League, speaks to the crew of the Arleigh Burke guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) on the forecastle of the ship.
BMU-1 Participates in SAAPR Event
CORONADO, Calif. - Sailors assigned to Beachmaster Unit One (BMU-1) participated in the fifth annual Sexual Assault Awareness, Prevention and Response (SAPR) 5-kilometer run and 2-kilometer walk on board Naval Air Station North Island.
USS Cape St. George Receives Ship’s Store Excellence Award
SAN DIEGO - Capt. Peter Stamatopolous (right) presented the Ship's Store Retail and Service Excellence Award to Ensign Andrew Peters (center), ship's sales officer, and Capt. Michael Doran, commanding officer, during a ceremony on board the guided missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71).
Carl Vinson Strike Group Conducts Exercises With Royal Malaysian Military
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17, and Destroyer Squadron 1 participated in various bi-lateral training events in the South China Sea with Malaysian air and surface units in support of Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet theater security cooperation objectives.
USS O'Kane (DDG 77) Biggest DSRA IN PHNSY History
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- The guided-missile destroyer USS O'Kane (DDG 77) completed its move to Dry Dock 4 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on to begin its drydocking selected restricted availability (DSRA), the biggest in Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard (PHNSY) history.
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 Spruance Holds Change of Command Ceremony in San Diego
SAN DIEGO - Cmdr. Manuel Hernandez, right, relieves Cmdr. Dan Cobian as the commanding officer of Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111) during the Spruance change of command ceremony at Naval Base San Diego.
SWO of the Year
This award was instituted in 2009 to recognize the SWO who best personifies the ideals of excellence in warfighting and leadership, expertise in tactics, engineering, and weapons systems, and a commitment to mission accomplishment through superior professionalism and personal example.
USS SHOUP Midshipmen Summer Cruise
PACIFIC NORTHWEST, WASHINGTON – 16 midshipmen from various Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) units and the United States Naval Academy are currently embarked on USS SHOUP (DDG 86) as part of their summer training.
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.
Singapore Defence Leadership Visit U.S. Navy Ships During IMDEX 2015
CHANGI NAVAL BASE, Singapore - Singapore's Minister for Defence, Dr. Ng Eng Hen, visited guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89), while Lieutenant-General Ng Chee Meng, Chief of Defence Force, visited the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) as part of the International Maritime Defence Exposition (IMDEX) 2015.
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.
SURFLANT Surface Line Week
Sailors, Marines and civilians from Commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic and its tenet commands and subordinate units competed in Surface Line Week 2015 May 11-15 at Naval Station Norfolk and Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story.
USS Freedom (LCS 1) Completes Rough Water Trials
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) completed Seakeeping and Structural Loads Trials, commonly referred to as Rough Water Trials (RWT) in late March the Navy reported May 21.
Seal Beach Sees Last Frigate Visit
Seal Beach, Calif. (May 20, 2015) Port rigger George Serna helps offload the last of the ammunition from the guided-missile frigate USS Gary (FFG-51) at Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach.
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 Lassen Conducts Multilateral Exercises with Allied Navies
WATERS TO THE SOUTH OF THE KOREAN PENINSULA - USS Lassen (DDG 82), front, conducts a trilateral naval exercise with the Turkish navy frigate FTCD Gediz (F-495) and the Republic of Korea navy destroyers Seoae Ryu Seong-ryong (DDG 993) and Gang Gam-chan (DDH 979) in support of theater security operations.
The staff of Commander, Littoral Combat Ship Squadron (LCSRON) 1 sponsored a motorcycle safety stand-down for command personnel at Naval Base San Diego.
USS America Completes Deperming Evolution
POINT LOMA, Calif. (NNS) -- The amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) completed a magnetic treatment, known as deperming, at Naval Base Point Loma Magnetic Silencing Facility (MSF).
John S. McCain Changes Command
YOKOSUKA, Japan – The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) held a change of command ceremony.
USS Shiloh Arrives in Subic Bay for a Port Visit
SUBIC BAY, Philippines -- Capt. Kurush F. Morris (right), commanding officer of the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67), greets Rolen Paulino, mayor of Olongapo City, Philippines, during a ship visit.