A Homecoming… of Sorts
SAN DIEGO - Chief of Chaplains Rear Adm. Margaret Kibben talks with deck department Sailors during a tour of USS San Diego (LPD 22).
Bonhomme Richard hosts Indonesian Leaders
INDIAN OCEAN (NNS) – The USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) with embarked Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 11 and 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) hosted members of Indonesian government and military onboard while underway in the Indian Ocean.
ACU-1 Heading to Seattle Seafair
CORONADO, Calif. - Landing Craft Utility 1617 (LCU-1617) delivers ammunition to USS Boxer (LHD 4) in preparation for Seattle Seafair 2015.
John P. Murtha Sailor Earns US Citizenship
San Diego – Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) Airman Recruit Joseph Onadia, left, displays his certificate of American citizen ship alongside Chief Aviation Boatswain’s Mate Adan Flores outside the San Diego City Administration Building.
Bonhomme Richard arrives in Darwin, Australia
DARWIN, Australia – USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) arrived in Darwin, Australia, for the embarkation of more than 600 Marines, attached to 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, after recently completing Talisman Sabre 2015.
Final West Coast Frigate, USS Gary, Decommissioned
SAN DIEGO - Past and current crew and friends and family of USS Gary (FFG 51) render honors as the national ensign is hauled down aboard the ship for the last time during its decommissioning ceremony at Naval Base San Diego.
Blue Ridge Engages with Aboriginal Nonprofit
BRISBANE, Australia - Sailors attached to the U.S. 7th Fleet and USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) participate in a traditional dance with students from the Aboriginal and Islander Independent Community School during a community service event at Burringilly Aboriginal Corporation.
ACU-1 Wins Basketball Championship
CORONADO, Calif. - Engineman 3rd Class Jermaine Dukes from Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 1 finds the basket during the Naval Base Coronado Basketball Championship.
Salute to the Military Child Appreciation Day
Seventeen year-old Nicholas Olmo, son of Capt. Frank Olmo, deputy commander, Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center, throws the first pitch at the San Diego Padres versus Colorado Rockies game at Petco Park.
'Two Gun Zum' Sailors Conduct CPO 365 with MCPON
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens spoke with first class petty officers and chief petty officers assigned to the guided-missile destroyer Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Zumwalt (DDG 1000) during a CPO 365 training event.
SMWDC was established June 2015 and is responsible for increasing the tactical proficiency of individual surface warfare communities through the creation of warfare doctrine, underway assessment exercises and Warfare Tactics Instructors.
Landing Craft Utilities Transporting Easy During Talisman Sabre
INDIAN OCEAN (NNS) - - Landing Craft Utilities (LCUs) have a history of providing an effective means of transport for the Marines and their amphibious units. Onboard the amphibious docking ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) one LCU is ensuring the job gets done during exercise Talisman Sabre 2015.
The Beasts Within Bonhomme Richard
INDIAN OCEAN - Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 9, attached to Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7, prepares to embark forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6).
USS Stockdale Sailors Engage in Canada Community Service Project
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Quartermaster 1st Class (SW) Terrance Pierre and Seaman Recruit Rosalie Deanda from USS Stockdale (DDG 106) serve coffee and tea to community members at Union Gospel Mission's Cornerstone Drop-In Center for the Homeless in Vancouver, British Columbia.
The Human Element of Distributed Lethality
Like a drop of dye in a glass of water, we look for a new generation of Surface Warfighting experts—Warfare Tactics Instructors (WTI)—to change the very character of our profession.
Coronado Navy League Adopts USS Coronado
CORONADO, Calif. (NNS) -- The officers and crew of the littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) were officially adopted by the Coronado Council of the United States Navy League.