Search results for: ANNUALEX

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  • 12 December 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    A Royal Canadian Navy submarine recently became the first non-US/Japanese naval vessel to join the ‘Annual Exercise’ – a premier bilateral exercise carried out between the navies of Japan and the US. This year, for the first time since its inception, the exercise saw the participation of a country other than US and Japan. The crew […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted key regional military leaders during George Washington Carrier Strike Group’s participation in Annual Exercise (AnnualEx) 13, Nov 27-28. Vice Adm. Robert Thomas, commander, U.S. Seventh Fleet, and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Vice Adm. Yasuhi Matsushita, commander in chief, Japan Self-Defense Fleet, visited […]

  • 25 November 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and US Navy assets from Commander, Task Force (CTF) 72, completed their largest bilateral exercise, ANNUALEX, in the Sea of Japan Nov. 21. From CTF-72, the “Red Lancers” of Patrol Squadron (VP) 10 worked alongside the “World Famous Pelicans” of VP-45 during the yearly exercise, coordinating between the US […]

  • 20 September 2011
    Training & Education

      The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) returned to sea Sept. 19 to continue her 2011 patrol after three weeks at her forward operating port of Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan. “During this part of our patrol, we look forward to increasing friendship and understanding with all of the maritime partners throughout the […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and the US Navy kicked off their bilateral maritime field exercise, Annual Exercise ‘19, off Japan, November 10. The annual bilateral exercise provides the two allies the ability to practice and evaluate coordination procedures and interoperability elements while further building on bilateral relationships. “I have strong faith that this […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) left Yokosuka, Japan on January 6 after nearly 10 years in the Forward Deployed Naval Forces. The ship will conduct her last patrol in the western pacific before heading to her new homeport of Mayport, Florida. Lassen is one of the destroyers assigned to […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Royal Canadian Navy’s Victoria-class submarine HMCS Chicoutimi returned to her homeport in Esquimalt March 21 after a 197-day deployment in the Asia-Pacific region. Her deployment was a historic one in that it marked the first time in nearly 50 years that a Canadian submarine operated in the region. HMCS Chicoutimi worked with partner navies such […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Training & Education

    Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) left Yokosuka, Japan after nearly 10 years in the Forward Deployed Naval Forces, Jan. 6. She will conduct her last patrol in the western pacific before heading to her new homeport of Mayport, Florida. “Lassen’s performance in the 7th Fleet was beyond expectations,” said Capt. Christopher J. […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) were treated to a traditional Thanksgiving meal at sea, Nov. 28. George Washington’s Supply department provided classic Thanksgiving favorites including turkey, bread dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, and an assortment of pies to more than 5,000 Sailors aboard the ship. “Today’s celebration […]

  • 25 September 2012
    Training & Education

    The chief of staff of the Japan Ground Self Defense Force (JGSDF) visited the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) Sept. 23, to meet with senior leadership and discuss bilateral training between the United States and Japanese military. During the visit, Gen. Eiji Kimizuka along with Lt. Gen. Kenneth Glueck Jr., commanding […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Authorities

    US 7th Fleet commander on March 15 kicked off a series of celebrations to mark the 75th anniversary of the 7th Fleet at the place where the command was formed 75 years ago. “7th Fleet Sailors have flown, sailed, operated and lived in the Indo-Pacific for 75 years,” said Vice Adm. Phil Sawyer, Commander, US […]