|USS Wayne E. Meyer Returns from Deployment
USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108), along with an embarked detachment from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 37 “Easyriders,” returned to its homeport of Joint Base Pearl, Dec 23.
USS America Arrives in Sasebo Japan
SASEBO, Japan – Amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) joined the U.S. 7th Fleet forward-deployed amphibious force in Sasebo, Dec. 6, after transiting the Pacific Ocean from its former homeport of San Diego.
Chiefs Break Bread with Junior Sailors
Making Chief Petty Officer comes with myriad duties and responsibilities. The Chiefs’ Mess is a vaunted place onboard where Chiefs typically go to discuss business as the ship’s front line leaders, or to simply relax and get reset in a demanding work environment.
USS Portland Change of Command
The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Portland (LPD 27) held a change of command ceremony in San Diego, Dec. 19. Capt. Karrey Sanders relieved Capt. Jesus Rodriguez after his 15-month tour as commanding officer.
Change of Command
Capt. Richard Lebron relieved Capt. Jim McGovern as commodore of Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 11 during a change of command ceremony aboard amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), Dec. 11.
USS New Orleans arrives in Sasebo
SASEBO, Japan - San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) joined the U.S. 7th Fleet amphibious force in Sasebo, Dec. 1, after transiting the Pacific Ocean from its former homeport of San Diego.
Fleet Welcomes Newest Integrated Air and Missile Defense Top Tacticians
Seven Surface Warfare Officers (SWOs) qualified as Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Warfare Tactics Instructors (WTIs) and joined the growing base of top tacticians in the Surface Fleet during a graduation ceremony at Aegis Training and Readiness Center (ATRC) in Dahlgren, Va., Nov. 26.
Stethem Promotes 8 Sailors to Chief
Eight chief petty officer (CPO) selectees presented themselves on Friday in crisply-pressed khaki uniforms for a pinning ceremony onboard USS Stethem (DDG 63).
Zumwalt Sailors Advanced, Earn ESWS Qualification
Following the release of Cycle 244 Navy-Wide Advancement Exam results, Capt. Andrew F. Carlson, USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) commanding officer, frocked 13 Sailors to the ranks of Petty Officer 1st, 2nd, and 3rd class.
Lebron takes over as PHIBRON 11 Commodore
SASEBO, Japan – Capt. Richard Lebron relieved Capt. Jim McGovern as commodore of Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 11 during a change of command ceremony aboard amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), Dec. 11.
From Kingfisher to Carat
MUARA, Brunei (NNS) – The U.S. and Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) successfully concluded the 25th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) maritime exercise at Muara Naval Base, Brunei, Oct. 31.
Better When We Fly Together
RIMBA AIR BASE, Brunei (NNS) -- Rear Adm. Joey Tynch, Commander Task Force 73, along with members from the Royal Brunei Air Force (RBAirF), flew a Sikorsky S-70i Black Hawk helicopter during maritime exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2019 at Rimba Air Base, Brunei, Oct. 22.