USS Momsen Holds Change of Command Ceremony in Seattle
SEATTLE – The officers and crew of USS Momsen (DDG 92) stood in formation, overlooking the Seattle skyline, as Cmdr. Elaine Collins turned over command of the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer to Cmdr. Javier Gonzalez.
Midshipmen Join Pinckney Crew for Underway Replenishment
PACIFIC OCEAN - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) welcomed 19 midshipmen, from various ROTC programs as well as the U.S. Naval Academy, on board the ship the first part of August as part of their summer training cruise.
USS Makin Island ARG Departs Hong Kong
HONG KONG (NNS) -- The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group and the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit departed Hong Kong after completing a three-day port visit.
USS Bunker Hill Departs for Deployment
SAN DIEGO (Aug. 22, 2014) – Sailors say their final goodbyes to their families before boarding the guided missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) for a scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific and U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.
USS Dewey Departs for Deployment
SAN DIEGO (Aug. 22, 2014) – The guided missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105) departs San Diego for a scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific and U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.
USS Sterett Departs for Deployment
SAN DIEGO (Aug. 22, 2014) – The guided missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) departs San Diego for a scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific and U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.
USS Gridley Departs for Deployment
SAN DIEGO (Aug. 22, 2014) – The guided missile destroyer USS Gridley (DDG 101) departs San Diego for a scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific and U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.
"Iron Nickel" Steams Into Sasebo
SASEBO, Japan (NNS) -- The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) pulled into Sasebo Naval Base, Japan for a scheduled port visit.
VCNO Visits San Diego
SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- SAN DIEGO - The Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO), Adm. Michelle Howard, visited Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI) and Naval Base San Diego (NBSD).
SECNAV Visits Future USS America
STRAIT OF MAGELLAN (NNS) -- Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus embarked the future USS America (LHA 6) as she transited the Strait of Magellan during her maiden voyage, "America Visits the Americas."
USS Makin Island Visits Hong Kong
HONG KONG (NNS) -- Amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8), along with the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, arrived in Hong Kong for a port visit.
Mobile Bay Plays Hosts to Chinese Sailors in San Diego
SAN DIEGO - The officers and crew of the guided missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) played host to sailors from the Luhu-class destroyer CNS Haikou (DDG 171), one of three People's Liberation Army-Navy [PLA(N)] ships which visited Naval Base San Diego.
SECNAV Visits America
STRAIT OF MAGELLAN - Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus addresses Sailors and Marines during an all-hands call aboard the future amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) as it transits the Strait of Magellan.
USS Pinckney and USS Kidd Return from Deployment
SAN DIEGO - The guided missile destroyers USS Pinckney (DDG 91) and USS Kidd (DDG 100) returned to Naval Base San Diego following completion of separate deployments to the Western Pacific and Indian Oceans.
Aussie Officers Gain Valuable Experience Aboard Blue Ridge
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- U. S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) hosted two junior officers from the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) to offer them in-depth shipboard training promoting cooperation between the U.S and Australia.
Anchorage Conducts Change of Command Ceremony
SAN DIEGO - Capt. Michael McKenna relieved Cmdr. Joel Stewart as Commanding Officer aboard San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) during a change of command ceremony.
USS Preble, USS John Paul Jones Join Pearl Harbor Ohana
PEARL HARBOR (NNS) -- The U.S. Middle Pacific Naval Fleet received two new additions as the guided-missile destroyers USS Preble (DDG 88) and USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) arrived to their new homeport of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) from San Diego.
Surface Line Week 2014 Concludes in San Diego
SAN DIEGO - Master Chief Ship’s Serviceman Alex Payumo, from Subic Bay, Republic of the Philippines, assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4), sets up his shot in a billiards tournament during Surface Line Week 2014.
US Ambassador to Uruguay Visits USS America at Sea
ATLANTIC OCEAN - Uruguay army Gen. Neris Corbo, right, presents a gift to Rear Adm. Frank L. Ponds, commander of Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 3, during a bilateral engagement with distinguished visitors from Uruguay aboard the future amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6).
USS Patriot Completes INSURV
SASEBO, Japan – The crew of USS Patriot (MCM 7) completed the five-year congressionally mandated Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) with outstanding results.
USS Peleliu Visits Guam
SANTA RITA, Guam (NNS) -- Amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu "Iron Nickel" (LHA 5), the U.S. Navy's only remaining Tarawa class ship, pulled into Guam for a four-day port visit.
Blue Ridge Now 2nd Oldest Behind Constitution
BUSAN, South Korea - U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) now holds the honor of being the oldest ship in the U.S. Navy’s active duty fleet, next to USS Constitution, after the decommissioning of the USS Denver (LPD 9).
USS Shoup Holds Fire Drill in Shipyard
EVERETT, Wash. – The crew of the guided missile destroyer USS Shoup (DDG 86), along with the Naval Station Everett (NSE) Fire Department and City of Everett Fire Department, conducted a shipyard fire drill to practice coordination between the different organizations.