USS Green Bay Performs Community Service in Hong Kong
HONG KONG – Sailors and Marines assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) took time out of their port visit to Hong Kong, China Apr. 18 to spend time giving back to their host community.
USS Mustin Hosts CFAY Spring Festival Ship Tours
YOKOSUKA, Japan - U.S. Navy Electronics Technician 3rd Class Joseph Hochman, left, and Interior Communications Electrician 3rd Class Zaquavius Grissom pose for a photo with Japanese visitors aboard USS Mustin.
Sandy Hook Memorial Field Day
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY - Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) will participate in a memorial track and field competition, or “field day,” to honor the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.
Hong Kong Families Host Tortuga Sailors
HONG KONG – Sailors and Marines from amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46) spent a day with local Hong Kong families during a “Meal in the Home” community service experience.
USS McCampbell Rescues Stranded Fishermen
SOUTH CHINA SEA - Fisherman from the Republic of the Philippines rest and receive medical evaluations aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) after being rescued from their vessel.
Sampson Celebrates NBCAM
The Crew aboard the USS Sampson has incorporated the color pink into the Uniform of the Day for the month of October.
USS Gridley Remembers 9/11
On board, USS Gridley - Sailors of USS Gridley remember the tragedy of the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001.
O'Kane Sailors Offer Assistance to Porter
USS O'KANE, At Sea - Sailors from guided-missile destroyer USS O'Kane (DDG 77) are assisting the crew of guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) to recover from damage sustained in a collision with a large Japanese-owned merchant vessel near the Strait of Hormuz.
ANSO Convention Commences With Makin Island Visit
SAN DIEGO - The Association of Naval Services Officers (ANSO) commenced their 32nd annual convention, Aug. 6, with a youth outreach program held aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8).
USS Blue Ridge Sailors Work to Sustain Indonesian Partnership
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Sailors from 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), embarked 7th Fleet staff and Marines assigned to Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team Pacific arrived in Jakarta for a port visit, strengthening bonds between the American and Indonesian navies and governments, May 11.
Makin Island Sailors, Marines Take Part in SAAM 5K Run
USS MAKIN ISLAND, At Sea - More than 200 Sailors and Marines participated in a special Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) 5-kilometer run on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8), April 28.
Makin Island Sailors, Marines Volunteer Time With Children in Bahrain
ADLIYA, Bahrain - Sailors and Marines assigned to amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) and the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), participated in a community relations (COMREL) project at the Regional Institute for Active Learning (RIA) during a port visit to Bahrain, March 13.
Blue Ridge Kicks Off NMCRS Donations
DONGHAE, Republic of Korea – U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) kicked off the annual drive to raise money for Navy and Marine Corp Relief Society (NMCRS) on March 1.
US, ROK Sailors Find Common Ground in Community Service
BUSAN, Republic of Korea - Sixty Sailors from USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) U.S. Seventh Fleet flagship, embarked 7th Fleet staff, and Republic of Korea (ROK) navy came together as one team participating in a community service (COMSERV) project at a children’s home during a port visit to Busan, Republic of Korea Feb. 25.
USS Germantown Builds Relationship with Thai School
LAEM CHABANG, Thailand - Sailors assigned to the forward-deployed amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) participated in a community service (COMSERV) project at a local school Feb. 23 during a port visit to Laem Chabang.
Patriot Sailors play Broomball
TOMAKOMAI, Japan – Sailors assigned to USS Patriot (MCM 7) participated in an exhibition of Broomball, a recreational ice game, at the Tokiwa Arena, Feb. 11.
Japanese Family Thanks U.S. 7th Fleet
TOMAKOMAI, Japan – The owner and family members of a Japanese fishing vessel, found missing by the U.S. Navy during Operation Tomodachi, visited the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) to say “thank you,” in Tomakomai, Japan Feb. 5.
USS Lassen participates in 2012 Tokyo Metropolitan Government Drill
TOKYO – The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) participated in a demonstration of interoperability and humanitarian assistance between the U.S. and the Japanese Self Defense Forces (JSDF) during the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Drill (TMG) by providing transporting stranded Japanese citizens out of the area, Feb 3.
Patriot Sailors Help Clean Historic Park
YASHIMA, Japan – Approximately 20 Sailors assigned to the USS Patriot (MCM 7) participated in a community service (COMSERV) project at Seto Inland Sea National Park Jan. 29.
USS Halsey Gives Aid to Yemeni Dhow
USS HALSEY, At Sea - USS Halsey (DDG 97) responded to a call of distress from M/V Albrouj, a Yemeni dhow that was en route to Somalia from Yemen, while the U.S. ship was conducting helicopter operations in the Gulf of Aden, Jan. 19.
USS Dewey Aids Sinking Iranian Fishing Dhow
ARABIAN SEA - The San Diego-based guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105) rendered aid to the crew of a sinking Iranian fishing dhow in the central Arabian Sea, Jan. 18.
Essex Thanks JRMC Sasebo through Luncheon
SASEBO, Japan (Jan. 18, 2012) – USS Essex (LHD 2) hosted a lunch for over 100 personnel assigned to the Japan Regional Maintenance Center detachment Sasebo (JRMC) Jan. 18. The lunch was held to thank the JRMC detachment Sasebo team for their services to Essex for over 11 years of being forward-deployed to Sasebo, Japan.
Pinckney Medical Team Treats Injured Civilian on Merchant Vessel
GULF OF ADEN - Three medical personnel assigned to Expeditionary Resuscitative Surgical System (ERSS) 7, embarked aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) and seven visit, board, search, and seizure (VBSS) team members boarded a cargo ship to provide medical assistance to an injured civilian, Jan. 1.
Makin Island Sailors and Marines Celebrate Christmas in Singapore
SINGAPORE - While there certainly wasn't snow in the forecast for the local climate, Sailors and Marines assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) still showed signs of holiday spirit by celebrating the Christmas holiday in Singapore, Dec. 25.
Lassen Supports Yokosuka Students
YOKOSUKA, JAPAN – Playing an active role in the community is an important responsibility, especially for forward deployed commands. Sailors from the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) take that responsibility to heart in their sponsorship of Yokosuka Middle School’s 8th grade class.
USS Pearl Harbor Sailors and Marines Take Part in Community Service Project
SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia - Sailors assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) and embarked Marines of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) took time out of their day Dec. 15., to participate in a community service project at the Help the Children of Cambodia (HtCC) Goodwill Center.
USS Benfold assists stranded mariners
SAN DIEGO – The guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65) assisted four stranded mariners in the waters off San Clemente Island while conducting routine training operations in the Pacific Ocean.