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  • 12 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Rentz (FFG 46), assigned to U.S. 4th Fleet during the annual UNITAS multinational maritime exercise, held a ceremony Sept. 11 in memory of the victims of the terror attacks of September 2011. The ship’s crew gathered on the mess decks for a special ceremony and discussion about the events […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Training & Education

    USS New York (LPD 21) Sailors and Marines from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) held a remembrance ceremony honoring the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks while on the ship’s maiden deployment, Sept. 11. Commanding Officer Capt. Jon Kreitz addressed the crew with his remarks about the significance of the events and America’s response […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Training & Education

    The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 5 and the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) successfully completed Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) off the coast of Southern California, Aug. 25. The 14-day event is the second of three integrated training evolutions aimed at preparing the ARG/MEU team for deployment. “COMPTUEX gives the […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Industry news

    Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. has delivered the WILLIAM TRUMP, the 11th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) to the United States Coast Guard. The 154 foot patrol craft WILLIAM TRUMP is the eleventh vessel in the Coast Guard’s Sentinel-class FRC program. To build the FRC, Bollinger used a proven, in-service parent craft design based on the Damen Stan […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Authorities

    USS Arlington (LPD 24) Sailors and Marines held a remembrance ceremony honoring the 13th anniversary of September 11th while underway off the Atlantic coast.   The morning of September 11, 2001, five hijackers on American Airlines Flight 77 forcibly commandeered the controls of the plane and at 9:37 a.m., crashed into the west wall of […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Navy chief petty officer (CPO)-selectees in Miasawa, conducted a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony, Sept. 11, in honor of the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The CPO-selectees commemorated the anniversary by honoring those who perished in the attacks, as well as highlighting American resolve and unity. “While the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks were cowardly […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The crew of USS Wasp (LHD 1) commemorated the 12th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001 with a ceremony held in the hangar bay, in port Norfolk. While television sets aired a 9/11 documentary in the background, the main event commenced with singing the national anthem, followed by the chaplain’s invocation and remarks from Wasp’s crew. […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Training & Education

    The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 5 and the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) completed a 12-day integrated training event off the coast of Southern California, July 22. PHIBRON-MEU Integration (PMINT) is the first of three pre-deployment training events for the ARG/MEU. PMINT aims to enhance coordinated operation between PHIBRON 5, […]

  • 12 September 2012

    The crew of USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) and embarked U.S. 6th fleet staff gathered for a remembrance ceremony to honor those whose lives were lost during the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11. The event opened with morning colors and was followed with remarks from Capt. Ted Williams, Mount Whitney’s commanding officer. “We will always […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Training & Education

    The Coast Guard Weapons, Communications, Electronics and Information System Service (CGWCEISS) celebrated its 11th Anniversary on 12 March 2013 at its Headquarters, with Philippine Coast Guard Commandant, RADM Rodolfo D Isorena PCG as the keynote speaker. The momentous occasion was highlighted by the turn-over of the PCG Small Arms Familiarization Manual to Coast Guard Education […]

  • 21 December 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

    During his time in Malaysia the Honorable Ray Mabus, 75th Secretary of the Navy, paid a visit to Marines and Sailors participating in exercise Kilat Eagle Dec. 16. Mabus, accompanied by embassy personnel and high ranking Malaysian officers, drove from Kuantan Air Base where he arrived by plane to the MEU’s forward operating base in […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Training & Education

    When most Americans rolled out of bed Tuesday morning, Sept. 11, 2001, it probably never crossed any of their minds that the entire geopolitical world would be shaken to its very core that day. The terrorist attacks that occurred in New York City and Washington, D.C. 11 years ago changed the world, and the effects […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The American and Italian flags flew side-by-side at half-mast as a blanket of silence fell upon the hundreds of Sailors, civilians and local nations who reflected upon the nearly 3,000 lives lost and sacrifices made Sept. 11, 2001. A remembrance ceremony was held on the U.S. Naval Support Activity base in Capodichino, commemorating the 12th […]

  • 13 September 2012
    Training & Education

    A ceremony was held Sept. 11 aboard the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) to remember the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The event, coordinated by chief petty officer selectees, was designed to help Sailors and Marines fully understand the meaning behind the ceremony and take time to honor those […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Authorities

    Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Warramunga has seized 295 kilograms of heroin from a vessel in the Arabian Sea. Following the detection of a suspect vessel in the Arabian Sea by Warramunga’s Seahawk Romeo helicopter, a boarding party search uncovered a number of packages containing heroin. After being transferred to Warramunga, the narcotics were disposed […]

  • 13 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines at naval installations throughout the Pacific Northwest remembered the tragic events that occurred during the 9/11 terrorist attacks and honored the fallen with a memorial ceremony, Sept. 11. Those in attendance observed ceremonial morning Colors, a memorial wreath presentation, guest speakers and benedictions given by Navy Chaplains. Service members stood at attention […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy is set to christen its 11th Freedom-variant littoral combat ship Minneapolis-Saint Paul (LCS 21) in a June 15 ceremony in Marinette, Wisconsin. “The christening of the future USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul marks an important step toward this great ship’s entry into the fleet,” said Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer. The future […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) gathered for a ceremony to mark the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The event, organized by George Washington’s chief petty officer selectees, heritage committee and religious ministries, consisted of several speakers who spoke about what the events of 9/11 […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Training & Education

    USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) Sailors paused to remember the 9/11 terrorist attacks in a memorial ceremony aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier Sept. 11. The ceremony, held in the ship’s forecastle, was organized by Stennis’ chief petty officer selectees and honored the memory of those who lost their lives during the attacks on the […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Training & Education

    On the anniversary of 9/11, USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) paid tribute to the 2,996 people who perished and the heroes who risked their lives, by conducting a 5K run and a 9/11 tribute workout. Both activites were organized by Truman’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR), while Truman’s Chief Selectees hosted the ceremony. America’s […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Shipbuilder Austal has authenticated the keel for the US Navy’s eleventh Spearhead-class Expeditionary Fast Transport ship in a ceremony at its Mobile, Alabama shipyard. A keel laying is the formal recognition of the start of a ship’s construction, as the keel is the symbolic backbone of a ship. The keel was said to be “truly and […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower paused to honor the memory of those that lost their lives on 9/11 by conducting a Patriot Day ceremony, Sept. 11. Patriot Day is an annual observance on Sept. 11, held in memory of the nearly 3,000 people who died during terrorist attacks in New […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Authorities

    More than 4,500 Sailors and Marines with the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR), Aug. 11, after departing San Diego July 25.   Sailors and Marines from the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 11th Marine […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) held a ceremony to remember the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in New York, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania. Within the ceremony, Winston Churchill performed a flag passing ceremony and Cmdr. Christopher D. Stone gave remarks. As an additional way to honor […]

  • 13 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Navy chief petty officer (CPO)-selectees assigned to Joint Expeditionary Base (JEB) Little Creek-Fort Story conducted a 9/11 Patriotic Day Ceremony in remembrance of the terrorist attacks, September 11. The ceremony, held in honor of the 11th anniversary of 9/11, honored those who perished in the attacks as well as highlighted American resolve and unity, and […]

  • 4 October 2011
    Training & Education

      The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), along with the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), departed San Diego Sept. 29 to begin a MEU certification exercise (CERTEX) in preparation for an upcoming deployment. Led by Commander, Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 5, the Makin Island ARG consists of the Navy’s newest amphibious assault ship USS […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Industry news

    The US Navy’s 11th Virginia-class attack submarine was christened in Groton, Conn., Nov. 2, during a late-morning ceremony at the General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) shipyard. The ceremony marked the official naming of Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) North Dakota (SSN 784). The ship is currently under construction by both GDEB and Newport News Shipbuilding, a division […]

  • 12 December 2011
    Training & Education

      Hospital corpsmen assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) conducted combat stress training Dec. 9 while deployed aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) as the ship conducted operations in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR). The training required corpsmen to perform basic medical procedures under a […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The 11th annual Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training (SEACAT) exercise commenced Sept. 2, with navy liaison officers from Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and the United States tracking vessels of interest in a multilateral maritime interdiction scenario. SEACAT highlights the value of information sharing and multilateral cooperation in scenarios that give participating navies […]