|USS Wasp arrives in Sydney, Australia
Sydney, Australia – The forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) and the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in Sydney, Australia, for a scheduled port visit June 18.
USS Green Bay USS Ashland arrive in Brisbane Australia
The forward-deployed San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS Green Bay, Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland, and the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unitarrived in Brisbane, Australia, for a scheduled port visit June, 18.
Antietam Gets a Taste of Thailand
Sailors aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) experienced authentic Thai cuisine during a joint cooking engagement with local professional chefs during a port visit June 10, 2019.
Wasp, JMSDF ships sail in Philippine Sea
The Wasp Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), with embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), and Japan Maritime Self Defense Force ships, led by Hyūga-class helicopter destroyer JS Ise, completed a transit through the Philippine Sea, June 16.
USS John P. Murtha, Indian Navy conduct maritime exercises
The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26) with embarked elements from the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) participated in maneuvering and communication drills with Indian navy ship, Rajput-class destroyer INS Ranvijay (D 55) in the Bay of Bengal, June 14.
Mine Warfare Takes Center Stage in BALTOPS 2019
TODENDORF, Germany (NNS) -- Vice Adm. Andrew “Woody” Lewis, Commander, U.S. Second Fleet, visited with forces from exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) Mine Warfare Task Group during the first day of operations during the exercise June 9.
USS John P. Murtha arrives in Visakhapatnam, India
VISAKHAPATNAM, India - The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26) with embarked elements from the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in Visakhapatnam for a port call, June 11.
Boxer Arrives in Phuket Thailand for Port Visit
PHUKET, Thailand (June 8, 2019) The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) and the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in Phuket, Thailand June 8 for a scheduled port visit.
ESG-3 Wraps Up 5th Annual Gator Week
SAN DIEGO- (May 23, 2019) – Sailors and Marines participated in the 5th annual Gator Week hosted by Expeditionary Strike Group THREE (ESG-3) at Admiral Baker Park May 21 - 23.
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.