USS Rodney M. Davis Celebrates Namesake’s Birthday
SAN DIEGO - Randy Leedom (left) and Jim Dougherty (center left) exchange stories with Operations Specialist 2nd Class Fagamutu Uti (center right) and Quartermaster 3rd Class Christopher Jurado (right) about Sgt. Rodney M. Davis in Vietnam during the celebration of his 72nd birthday.
Marine Corps JROTC Tours USS Pearl Harbor
SAN DIEGO - A group of cadets from the El Camino High School Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) toured USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) and conducted an overnight visit at Naval Base San Diego
USS Cowpens and USS Spruance Return from Deployment
SAN DIEGO - The guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) and the guided missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111) are scheduled to return to Naval Base San Diego April 17 following completion of separate deployments to the Western Pacific Ocean.
U.S. NAVY 7TH FLEET HOLDS SAPR TRAINING
SAPR training is designed to raise Sailors awareness about sexual assault and motivate them to intervene when they believe a sexual assault is taking place.
USS Shoup Conducts Burial At Sea
USS Shoup At Sea - Yeoman 3rd Class Andrea Burks and Operations Specialist 2nd Class Brian Hansen present ashes to USS SHOUP's Executive Officer, Commander Bryant Trost during a Burial at Sea Ceremony while off the coast of Southern California.
PCU Jackson Conducts Mast-Stepping Ceremony
MOBILE, AL -- The crew of the Navy's newest Littoral Combat Ship, Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) JACKSON (LCS 6), conducted a mast-stepping ceremony at the Austal USA shipbuilding facility auditorium in Mobile, Ala.
USS LAKE CHAMPLAIN CONDUCTS RESCUE AT SEA
The man, a citizen of the United States, said his vessel had lost all electrical power and its sails had been degraded so much that he wasn’t able to sail to shore. The man stated that he had been stranded at sea for approximately four days and had run out of food and water.
My first priority is to “Support the Rebalance to the Pacific.” In his January 2012 Defense Strategic Guidance, President Barack Obama directed the rebalance to the Asia-Pacific region in recognition of the changed security environment.
Boxer ARG Participates in Ssang Yong 2014
Ssang Yong, which means “twin dragons,” is an annual combined exercise conducted by Navy and Marine forces with the ROK in order to strengthen our interoperability and working relationships across the range of military operations, to include disaster relief to complex, expeditionary operations.
Cowpens Sailors Volunteer at Guam School
AGAT, Guam -- Sailors from the forward-deployed guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) participated in a community relations (COMREL) event at Marcial A. Sablan Elementary School in Agat while the ship was in port on Guam.
13th MEU Completes Vehicle Wash Down
KUWAIT - Marines and Sailors from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) and the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) conducted a vehicle wash down operation.
CNO Talks LCS Survivability
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert assured members of the Senate Armed Services (SASC) Committee March 27 on the survivability of the littoral combat ship (LCS).
Gridley Powers through Damage Control Certification
SAN DIEGO - The crew of the guided-missile destroyer USS GRIDLEY (DDG 101) achieved success in yet another element of their intense, compressed Basic Phase training cycle by successfully completing a rigorous damage control assessment.
USS Lake Champlain Awarded 2013 Battle “E”
SAN DIEGO – The guided missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) was named the recipient of the 2013 Battle Effectiveness (Battle E) Award for Commander, Carrier Strike Group One.
Bonhomme Richard ARG Departs for Ssang Yong Exercise
EAST CHINA SEA - Naval Aircrewman Philip Franzoni watches out the side hatch of an MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 while while taking off from the flight deck of the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6).
APEX-38 Group visits USS Wayne E. Meyer
SAN DIEGO – A group of senior-level federal employees participating in the Adaptive Planning and Execution (APEX) training course visited the guided missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) for a pierside tour at Naval Base San Diego.
DESRON 15 Begins Multi-Sail Training Exercise
WATERS NEAR GUAM - Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) transits during Multi-Sail 2014. McCampbell is participating in Multi-Sail 2014, an annual exercise in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
Brother, Sister Sail With the Navy
USS NEW ORLEANS, At Sea - Damage Controlman 2nd Class Cassidy Cole, and Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Christopher Cole, found themselves underway in the same amphibious ready group.
New Orleans Celebrate Mardi Gras at Sea
USS NEW ORLEANS, At Sea - Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) were treated to a "Mardi Gras" themed dinner.
Navy to Christen Littoral Combat Ship Jackson
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Navy will christen its newest littoral combat ship, the future USS Jackson (LCS 6) in a ceremony at the Austal USA Shipyard in Mobile, Ala., March 22, at 10 a.m. CDT.
Ships Store Award Winners Announced
MECHANICSBURG, Pa. - Winners for the Best of Class Ships Store Retail and Service Excellence Award winners for fiscal year 2013 were announced by Commander Naval Supply Systems Command and Chief of Supply Corps Rear Adm. Jonathan Yuen.
COMLOG WESTPAC Holds All Hands Call Aboard Pinckney
SINGAPORE - Rear Adm. Cindy Thebuad, commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific conducted an all hands call aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) at Changi Naval Base in Singapore.