|USS Antietam Holds Change of Command Ceremony in Guam
USS Antietam (CG 54) held a change of command ceremony at U.S. Naval Base Guam, May 30, 2019. During the ceremony, Capt. Tadd Gorman relieved Capt. George A. Kessler as the ship's Commanding Officer of the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser.
BHR Sailors Enhance Skills Using NSST
Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) participated in a drill combining navigation and seamanship training with visual information training at the Navigation, Seamanship and Shiphandling Trainer (NSST) on Naval Base San Diego May 21.
USS Spruance USS Stockdale Return from Deployment
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Spruance and USS Stockdale, including detachments from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 71 “Raptors,” returned to their homeport of San Diego.
Amphibious Force 7th Fleet holds Change of Command
SASEBO, Japan (NNS) – Rear Adm. Fred Kacher assumed command of Amphibious Force 7th Fleet from Rear Adm. Brad Cooper during a change of command ceremony aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) May 17.
Surface Fleet Welcomes Newest Integrated Air & Missile Defense Top Tacticians; Number of Surface WTI Grads Eclipses 300
190510-N-DD818-0002 NAVAL SUPPORT FACILITY DAHLGREN (May 10, 2019) Deputy Commander, U.S. Second Fleet and Deputy Commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic, Rear Adm. John B. Mustin, center, poses for a photo with graduates of the Integrated Air Missile Defense (IAMD) Warfare Tactics Instructor (WTI) Course of Instruction at the AEGIS Training and Readiness Center onboard Naval Support Facility Dahlgren. SMWDC is one of the Navy's five Warfighting Development Centers and its mission is to increase the lethality and tactical proficiency of the Surface Force across all domains. (U.S. Navy photo by Laurie Buchanan/Released)
USS Pioneer and Patriot arrive in Puerto Princesa
Avenger-class mine countermeasures ships USS Pioneer (MCM 9) and USS Patriot (MCM 7) arrived in Puerto Princesa, Philippines, for a port visit for resupply and routine maintenance purposes, May 9.
USS Coronado Change of Command
PORTLAND (May 3, 2019) – The Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) held a change of command while in dry dock at Vigor Shipyard in Portland, Oregon, May 3.
EVERETT, Wash. -- The Naval Air Warfare Center (NAWC) recently completed new installs on the Shiphandling trainer (Navigation Seamanship Shiphandling Trainer - NSST).
US Partner Navies Sail Together in South China Sea
SOUTH CHINA SEA (NNS) -- A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer joined ships from the Indian Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and Republic of Philippine Navy to sail through the South China Sea, May 2-8.
USS Tulsa Change of Command
SAN DIEGO (April 29, 2019) – The Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Tulsa (LCS 16) held a change of command on the ship’s flight deck while pierside at Naval Base San Diego, Apr. 29.
Stockdale Arrives in Suva, Fiji
SUVA, Fiji – The guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106) arrived in Suva Fiji, April 30, for a scheduled port visit.