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.
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).
BHR ARG and 31st MEU Complete AIT and CERTEX
EAST CHINA SEA - Marines assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (31st MEU), prepare to board MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6).
Fitzgerald Sailors Give Back to the Guam Community
DEDEDO, Guam - Boatswain’s Mate 2nd Class Larissa Hernandez (left), from Belton, Texas, interacts with a patient at St. Dominic’s Senior Care Center during a port visit for the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62).
Beach Party Team Delta Returns Home from Deployment
CORONADO, Calif. - Members of Beachmaster Unit One (BMU 1) Beach Party Team (BPT) Delta returned to homeport after completing a seven-month deployment with the Makin Island Amphibious Readiness Group (ARG) to the U.S. 5th Fleet and 7th Fleet areas of operation.
USS Kidd Welcomes Philippine Ambassador
San Diego - The Philippine Ambassador to the United States, Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. speaks to Destroyer Squadron 21 Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class, guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100).
San Diego Receives Second Straight Battle “E”
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- The amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) was awarded the Battle Effectiveness (Battle “E”) Award for Naval Surface Forces, marking the second consecutive year San Diego has earned the award.
COMNAVSURFPAC Staff Celebrates Women’s History Month
CORONADO, Calif. - Military and civilian personnel on the staff of Commander, Naval Surface Force U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMNAVSURFPAC) joined in paying tribute to the generations of women and their invaluable commitment to the military in a Women’s History Month celebration.
USS New Orleans Conducts Sea Trials
PACIFIC OCEAN-- Sailors from the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) man the phone and distance line during a replenishment at sea with the Military Sea Lift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Henry J. Kaiser (T-AO 187).
ROK JCS learns LCS capabilities during visit to USS Fort Worth in Busan
BUSAN, Republic of Korea - Admiral Choi, Yoon-hee, chairman of the Republic of Korea joint chiefs of staff, receives a tour of the bridge from Cmdr. Matthew Kawas, commanding officer of the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3), as part of a tour during a port visit for exercise Foal Eagle 2015.
Shiloh Officer Receives Tactician Award
SOUTH CHINA SEA - Lt. Manuel Dominguez stands the
tactical action officer watch in the combat information center of Ticonderoga class guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67).
Blue Ridge Resumes Patrols to Engage Pacific Allies
YOKOSUKA, Japan - Sailors from the damage control and refueling teams aboard the the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) observe an MH-60S Seahawk from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12 during flight operations.
USS Lassen Tests Improved Husbanding Agent Payment Process
DONGHAE, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- USS Lassen (DDG 82) conducted a proof of principle (PoP) for the Secretary of the Navy's initiative to pay husbanding service providers using a new procure to pay (P2P) process during a port visit to Donghae.
USS Fort Worth arrives in Busan as part of inaugural visit to Korea
BUSAN, Republic of Korea - Cmdr. Matthew Kawas, left, commanding officer of the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3), Crew 103, presents a coin to the daughter of a Republic of Korea (ROK) navy sailor during a welcoming ceremony for a port visit to Busan following exercise Foal Eagle 2015.
USS Curtis Wilbur Maintains Readiness in AOR
YOKOSUKA, Japan – Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) completed sea trials March 5 after conducting a DDG midlife overhaul Extended Dry Dock Shipboard Repair Availability (EDSRA).
USS Gary - U.S. Coast Guard Team Seizes over 143 Kilos of Cocaine
EASTERN PACIFIC (At Sea) (NNS) -- USS Gary (FFG 51), her embarked Helicopter Squadron (HSL 49 Det. 4) and embarked U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment intercepted over 143 kilograms of cocaine after intercepting a suspected narcotic-trafficking vessel in international waters off the coast of Central America.
USS Shiloh Wins Tactical Award
SOUTH CHINA SEA – Ticonderoga class guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67) was named the 2014 Unit Tactics Award recipient for Commander, Carrier Strike Group 5.
U.S., Republic of Korea Navy Affirm Strategic Alliance
WATERS TO THE WEST OF THE KOREAN PENINSULA - U.S. Air Force Capt. Kevin Liu, from the 621st Air Control Squadron, discusses operations with Republic of Korea Navy Lt. j.g. Woo Sung Hwa while underway aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) during exercise Foal Eagle 2015.
USS GERMANTOWN Wins 2014 Energy and Water Management Achievement Award
Yokosuka, Japan - USS Germantown (LSD-42) Commanding Officer, Cmdr. Gary Harrington, (2nd from left) receives the 2014 Energy and Water Management , Gold Level of Achievement, from Chris Tindal, Director for Operational Energy, of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy Energy.
Essex ARG, 15th MEU Complete PMINT
PACIFIC OCEAN - A RIM-7 NATO Sea Sparrow Missile (NSSM) is fired from the forward launcher aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) during a live-fire exercise.
Taking the Helm
YOKOSUKA, Japan - Seaman Bryan Swierczk, attached to the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) stands watch as lee helmsman while the ship departs Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka.