|LA Fleet Week Kicks off with Ship Arrivals
Los Angeles Fleet Week offers the public an opportunity to tour Naval ships, engage with service members, and enjoy a variety of displays and events throughout the week. It also gives the public an opportunity to gain a better understanding of the sea services and how they support our country’s national defense strategy.
USS John Finn Change of Command
SAN DIEGO – The guided-missile destroyer, USS John Finn (DDG 113) held a change of command ceremony at Naval Base San Diego August 15 as Cmdr. Courtney Minetree turned over the role of commanding officer to Cmdr. T. Peter Abbott.
U.S., Allied Forces Kick-off EOD Exercise HYDRACRAB
SANTA RITA, Guam (NNS) –Expeditionary forces from Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States conducted the opening ceremony for Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) training exercise HYDRACRAB, Aug. 19.
US, Malaysia Kick-Off Maritime Training Activity 2019
LUMUT NAVAL BASE, Malaysia (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy and Coast Guard and the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) began Maritime Training Activity (MTA) Malaysia 2019 marked by an opening ceremony at Lumut Naval Base, Aug. 14.
Navy Band Celebrates 50 Years of the Civic Action Team
KOROR, Palau - The U.S. 7th Fleet Far East Brass Band played four concerts to celebrate 50 years of the Civic Action Team (CAT) and the partnership between the U.S. and Palau to more than 1,500 students at schools throughout Palau, starting Aug 12.
Surface Forces Host Staff Talks to Increase Readiness
NORFOLK (Aug. 8, 2019) – Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (CNSP) and Commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic (CNSL) participated in Surface Type Commander Staff Talks, Aug. 7-8, at Naval Station Norfolk.
Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group Arrives in Philippines
Manila, Philippines (August 7, 2019) – The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group arrived in Manila for a brief port call that highlights the strong community and military connections between Philippines and the United States on August 7.
Bunker Hill Leads the Way, Earns Battle “E”
Vice Adm. Richard Brown, Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, presented the Battle Effectiveness (Battle “E”) award to the crew of the guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52), July 31, while the ship was underway conducting operations in the eastern Pacific Ocean.
Talisman Sabre 2019 concludes aboard ESG flagship
Rear Adm. Fred Kacher, commander, Expeditionary Strike Group 7, and Royal Australian Army Major Gen. Roger Noble, deputy chief, Joint Operations, Australian Defense Force, salute as the color guard