Seattle Seafair Fleet Week Concludes
SEATTLE, Wash. (NNS) -- The 66th annual Seattle Seafair (SSF) concluded when U.S. Navy ships USS Boxer (LHD 4), USS Gridley (DDG 101) and USS Dewey (DDG 105) departed from the Port of Seattle.
31st MEU and Ashland transport water into Saipan
SAIPAN HARBOR, Saipan - Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) aboard USS Ashland (LSD 48) look at the damage caused by Typhoon Soudelor in Saipan after the typhoon made landfall.
Commemorating Mobile Bay
PACIFIC OCEAN - An MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Raptors of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 71, the USS Mobile Bay (CG 53), USS Chung Hoon (DDG 93), and USS Russell (DDG 59) take part in a show of force transit.
LCS 6 Delivered
MOBILE, Ala. (NNS) -- The Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Jackson (LCS 6) during a ceremony at the Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Alabama.
We Want You!
The new SWO “Top Gun” commander hosted a professional mentorship call to introduce career opportunities as a new generation of SWO tactical experts called warfare tactics instructors.
USS Coronado (LCS 4) Conducts Live Fire Testing
PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) -- USS Coronado (LCS 4) successfully tracked and neutralized both single and multiple fast inshore attack craft during live-fire testing off the coast of California.
Makin Island Reaches PMA 50% Milestone Ahead of Schedule
SAN DIEGO - Andrew Huffman, ship manager for National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO), explains the current maintenance being conducted on the flight deck to Rear Adm. William J. Galinis, Commander, Navy Regional Maintenance Center (CNRMC), during a visit and tour of USS Makin Island (LHD 8).
Ashland departs Saipan before heavy weather
SAIPAN HARBOR, Saipan - Seaman Kevin Mbaka from Dallas assists Sailors from the Navy Beach Party Team, attached to Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7 and embarked on USS Ashland (LSD 48), to launch their Lighter Amphibious Resupply Cargo Vehicle (LARC-V) out of the well deck during disaster relief efforts after Typhoon Soudelor.
A Corpsman to Call On
PACIFIC OCEAN - Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Andrew Watson poses for a photo aboard USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93).
USCG aids in Saipan disaster relief
SAIPAN HARBOR, Saipan - Members from the U.S. Coast Guard’s Marine Safety Detachment Saipan, speak with Willard Brungel, the safety officer for Saipan pier [right], during disaster relief efforts.
USS Dewey Changes Command in San Diego
SAN DIEGO - Cmdr. Abigail A. Hutchins, left, salutes Cmdr. Mikael A. Rockstad relieving him as commanding officer of USS Dewey (DDG 105) during a change of command ceremony at Naval Base San Diego.
Drone Detachment Brings the Fireworks to CARAT 2015
JAVA SEA, Indonesia - Sailors assigned to the Pacific Missile Range Facility-Far East Detachment prepare to launch a BQM-74E target drone on the flight deck of USS Germantown (LSD 42) during a bilateral missile exercise with the Indonesian Tentara Nasional Indonesia-Angkatan Laut (TNI-AL), as part of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Indonesia 2015.
USS Patriot Wraps Up 2JA
OMINATO, Japan - The crew of USS Patriot (MCM 7) concluded operations in the bi-lateral mine warfare exercise MINEX 2JA.
San Diego Celebrates Health
SAN DIEGO - USS San Diego’s (LPD 22) Health Promotions and Wellness Committee (HPWC) held their annual health fair and blood drive at BAE Systems San Diego Shipyard.
USS Green Bay Completes Training with ERAT
Pacific Ocean - Hull Maintenance Technician 3rd Class Luis Aguiar mans a engineering control station console in the central control station aboard USS Green Bay (LPD 20).
SMWDC visits BUSAN, Republic of Korea (ROK)
Vice Adm. Hyun Seong Um, (left), commander, ROK fleet, meets with Rear Adm. James 'Jim' Kilby, commander, Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (SMWDC), during the 2015 Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG 15) bi-lateral exercise.
Saipan Disaster hits close to home for Marine
APRA HARBOR, Guam - Marine Cpl. Pateh Tine, from Sierra Leone, Africa and attached to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), stands in front of a 7-Ton Truck during disaster relief efforts in Saipan after Typhoon Soudelor.
CARAT Malaysia 2015 Comes to a Close in Sandakan
SULU SEA - USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) fires at a target during a gun exercise with the Lekiu-class guided missile frigate KD Hang Jebat (FFG 29) and KD Kedah (FSGHM 171), both serving under the Royal Malaysian Navy, as part of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Malaysia 2015.
Good Man George
PHILIPINE SEA - Cdr. George W. Clark III (left) and Chief Yeoman George W. Clark III pose for a picture in the hangar bay of USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6).
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).
Amphibious Force 7th Fleet Holds Change of Command Ceremony
WHITE BEACH, Japan - Vice Admiral Robert L. Thomas Jr. (left), Commander U.S 7th Fleet, Rear Adm. John Nowell (middle), Commander Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 7, and Rear Adm. Hugh D. Wetherald cut the cake at the ESG 7 change of command ceremony.