|Ashland Arrives in Okinawa and Offloads 31st MEU
WHITE BEACH, Okinawa - Hospitalman 2nd Class Justin Brown gives the stop hand signal to an amphibious assault vehicle (AAV) from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) that was loaded onto landing craft utility (LCU) 1666 in the well deck of USS Ashland (LSD 48).
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.
ASHLAND SAILS INTO BUNBURY
BUNBURY, Australia - Sailors man the rails as they pull into their first port call of their Summer deployment on board the USS Ashland (LSD 48).
Preble Arrives in Freemantle
FREMANTLE, Australia (NNS) – The guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88), arrived in Freemantle, Australia, for a scheduled port visit.
Bonhomme Richard ESG Visits Western Australia
FREMANTLE, Australia - More than 4,000 Sailors and Marines of the four-ship Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group arrived in Fremantle and Bunbury for port visits ahead of the biennial military training exercise Talisman Sabre 2015.
USS Shiloh Sailors Explore Guam
APRA HARBOR, Guam - The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67) transits into Apra Harbor, for a port visit.
Rushmore Departs Indonesia
MANADO, Indonesia - Sailors and Marines from the Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Rushmore (LSD 47) and the embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) play duck, duck, goose with children and staff from the Panti Bakti Mulia orphanage.
USS Shiloh Arrives in Subic Bay for a Port Visit
SUBIC BAY, Philippines -- Capt. Kurush F. Morris (right), commanding officer of the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67), greets Rolen Paulino, mayor of Olongapo City, Philippines, during a ship visit.
Fort Worth Makes Brief Stop for Fuel in the Philippines
SUBIC BAY, Republic of the Philippines - The littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) stopped in Subic Bay, Republic of the Philippines, to resupply and refuel before continuing routine operations in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility.
Blue Ridge Arrives in Zhanjiang to Promote Maritime Cooperation
ZHANJIANG, People's Republic of China - An officer in the People's Liberation Army Navy South Sea Fleet presents flowers to U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) Commanding Officer Capt. Kyle P. Higgins during a welcoming ceremony in Zhanjiang.
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 Mustin Visits Otaru
OTARU, Japan - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) pulls into Otaru for a scheduled port visit.
Fort Worth Departs Singapore After Scheduled Maintenance
CHANGI NAVAL BASE, Singapore - The littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) got underway from Singapore Feb. 2 after completing her first scheduled preventive maintenance period during a maiden 16-month rotational deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
USS Comstock Arrives in Malaysia
SEPANGGAR, Malaysia (NNS) -- The amphibious dock landing ship USS Comstock (LSD 45) and the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit arrived in Sepanggar, Malaysia, for a port visit.
Makin Island Visits Duqm, Oman
DUQM, Oman – The amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8), embarked with Amphibious Squadron Five and 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) concluded a seven-day port visit in Duqm, Oman.
Makin Island Doctors Tour Duqm Hospital
DUQM, Oman – The senior medical officer of the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) and Fleet Surgical Team (FST) Five medical officers met with local doctors in Duqm, Oman, where they exchanged tours of the ship’s medical facilities and the town’s local facilities.
USS O'Kane to Return from Deployment
PEARL HARBOR - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS O'Kane (DDG 77) will return to its homeport from a nine-month deployment to the Arabian Gulf and Western Pacific Ocean.
Peleliu Visits Singapore One Last Time
SINGAPORE (NNS) -- The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) pulled into Changi Naval Base for a scheduled port call following completion of Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX) 2015.
SECNAV Completes Partnership-Building Visit to Indonesia
MEDAN, Indonesia (Oct 25, 2014) Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus speaks with Sailors from the Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) during an all-hands call in Medan, Indonesia.
USS Comstock Departs Bahrain
BAHRAIN (NNS) -- The Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Comstock (LSD 45), now operating in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility, and the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) departed from Mina Salman Pier, Bahrain following a four-day port visit.