Warrior Crew Completes INSURV Material Inspection
PACIFIC OCEAN - The officers and crew of the mine countermeasures ship USS Warrior (MCM 10) completed a material inspection with a grade of 87% given by the Navy's Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV).
USS Chief; Small Ship, Big Family
CHINHAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- The mine countermeasure ship USS Chief (MCM 14) is 224 feet long and 39 feet wide with a crew of 94 Sailors.
LCSRON 1 Sailors Win FY-14 CNO Safety Awards
SAN DIEGO - Lt. Josh Sando, the deputy assistant chief of staff for operations for Littoral Combat Squadron (LCSRON) 1, was named the recipient of the 2014 Chief of Naval Operations Shore Safety Award for military officers.
USS Gary Returns From Final Deployment
SAN DIEGO - U.S. Navy frigate USS Gary (FFG 51) is scheduled to return to Naval Base San Diego from its final deployment, where it operated in the U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet and U.S. 3rd Fleet area of operations.
Republic of Korea Sailor Embarks Aboard USS Chief for Foal Eagle
CHINHAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- Republic of Korea (ROK) Lt. j.g. Gyeong Min Lee, operations officer of ROK Ship Hae Nam (MSH 573), embarked aboard mine countermeasures ship USS Chief (MCM 14) to further cooperation between the U.S. and ROK navies during Exercise Foal Eagle.
SECNAV Visits Sailors During NEA Vietnam
DA NANG Vietnam - Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus speaks with sailors aboard the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) during Naval Engagement Activity (NEA) Vietnam 2015.
Shiloh Sailors Honor their History
SOUTH CHINA SEA - Capt. Kurush Morris, commanding officer of Ticonderoga class guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67) speaks with his crew during a commemoration event for the Battle of Shiloh, for which the ship is named.
USS Mobile Bay Sailors Celebrate Easter
SAN DIEGO - Chief Fire Controlman John Trowbridge and Chief Gunner's Mate Morgan Beavers enjoy a musical performance by Bradley Brown during a special Easter Sunday service on board the guided missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53).
U.S. 3rd Fleet Hosts Staff Talks for Maritime Defense
SAN DIEGO - Cmdr. Michael Jarrett, commanding officer of the littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1), gives Vice Adm. Charles W. Ray, commander, U.S. Coast Guard Pacific and Royal Canadian Navy Rear Adm. William Truelove, commander, Maritime Forces Pacific a tour of Freedom's waterborne mission zone as part of Three-Party Staff Talks (TPST).
USS Lassen Honors Women’s History Month
YOKOSUKA, Japan – Crewmembers aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) closed out Women’s History Month in celebration of the strong leaders who have made an impression, both past and present.
Battle Group in the Sand
This seems to be a small town stuck in the past. Except that it's not. Just across the water is Wallops Island, home to the most advanced testing and training sites for the U.S. Navy's combat systems community.
Future of PMS
Have you ever driven your car and thought that something wasn’t right? No warning lights are coming on. You changed the oil last week so that should be fine. The tires are new. Still, you know something’s up.
USS Mustin Shares Navy Life with Japan
YOKOSUKA, Japan - Damage Controlman Third Class Petty Officer Wesley Foster poses with Japanese visitors on board Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) during Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka's Spring Festival.
The Test of Time
In 1963, the Beatles recorded their first album, a gallon of gas was 29 cents and…
the Planned Maintenance System (PMS) for the United States Navy was established.
Reflection and Projection
Having recently completed its mid-life
modernization, USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) and
the ships in her class stand ready to support future
operations for decades to come.
The Surface Navy Association (SNA) maintains a dynamic awards program to award Sailors, Cuttermen, Dependents, future Sailors and Civilian military supporters, through a wide spectrum of opportunities to include recognition and monetary awards.
Of the CNO’s Tenets, “Warfighting First” comes first, and that is no accident. Admiral Greenert assumed office and immediately set about honing the warfighting edge of the entire Navy.
Goodbye Iron Nickel
For 34 years the mighty amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) has served as both a weapon of war and a symbol of peace.
CNO Stresses Versatility of Independence Class LCS
PENSACOLA, Fla. - Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert stressed the versatility of the new Independence-class littoral combat ships (LCS) at a press conference at Naval Air Station Pensacola.
Makin Island Chiefs Celebrate CPO 122nd Birthday
SAN DIEGO - Master Chief Ship's Serviceman Ioapo Puaatuua (right), the eldest master chief petty officer aboard amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8), and Chief Boatswain's Mate Danielle Rosetti, the command's youngest chief petty officer, participate in a ceremonious cake cutting in celebration of the Navy's 122nd anniversary since the establishment of the rank of chief petty officer.
USS Hopper Celebrates Women's Contributions
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- U.S. Pacific Fleet (PACFLT) Master Chief Marco Ramirez and PACFLT Staff Command Master Chief Terri Carroll-Gillis spoke with crew members during their Women's History Month celebration, aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Hopper (DDG 70).
ACU-1 Celebrates Women’s History Month
CORONADO, Calif. - Former World War II WAVES Shirley Ferrill and Evelyn Coy joined military and civilian personnel on the staff of Commander, Assault Craft Unit One (ACU-1) to observe Women's History Month with a special ceremony and cake cutting.
USS Wayne E. Meyer Holds Change of Command Ceremony
SAN DIEGO - Cmdr. Adam L. Fleming (left) relieved Cmdr. Randy J. Van Rossum (right) as commanding Officer of the guided missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) during a change of command ceremony at Cesar Chavez Park in San Diego, Mar. 31.
Bonhomme Richard Brings the Fight to the Shore for KMEP 15
WATERS TO THE EAST OF THE KOREAN PENINSULA (NNS) -- The amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) transported Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) to the coast of the Republic of Korea (ROK) in support of the Korean Marine Exchange Program (KMEP) 2015.
New procedures that will aid surface warfare officers and helicopter pilots while increasing safety during flight operations on destroyers have been successfully tested and recently rolled out to the fleet.
Bonhomme Richard Launches MV-22 to Sasebo for MEDEVAC
EAST CHINA SEA (NNS) -- A Marine, assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) was medically evacuated (MEDEVAC) from the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) by an MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft, assigned to Marine Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 262 (reinforced).
USS Sampson RAS
There are two ships running side-by-side. A fast-moving river of deep blue water rushes and churns between them. The moving ships maintain synchronized speeds and courses because pallets - stacked 5 feet high and carrying hundreds of pounds of supplies - are traveling across cables from one ship to another.