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  • 14 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) arrived in Plymouth, England for a scheduled port visit, April 12.   The port visit is designed to continue U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa’s efforts to strengthen maritime partnerships with European nations in order to enhance regional stability. While in Plymouth, the ship will host a reception […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) arrived in Bulgaria for a port visit, March 13.   Truxtun’s stay in the Black Sea will allow the ship to host an exercise planning conference with NATO allies March 15. The conference will focus on a multilateral naval exercise in the spirit of reassuring allies. “We are certainly […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50), homeported in Mayport, Fla., arrived in Constanta, Romania, for a scheduled port visit, April 28.   Taylor’s presence in Romania reaffirms to NATO allies that the U.S. Navy shares a commitment to strengthen ties while working toward mutual goals of promoting peace and stability the Black […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Tucson (SSN 770) arrived in Busan, Republic of Korea, Nov. 12, as part of a scheduled visit to the Korean peninsula. The submarine, with a crew of more than 130 Sailors, is based out of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii and is currently on a routine deployment throughout the Western Pacific […]

  • 23 February 2011

       The fate of the four Americans held by pirates on their yacht off Somalia ended in tragedy today as all four perished at the hands of their… (swampland) [mappress] Source: swampland, February 23, 2011; 

  • 9 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The guided missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) arrived in Romania for a scheduled port visit on Saturday, Mar. 8.   Truxtun is to partner with regional NATO Allies and participate in a series of routine multilateral naval exercises. Scheduled events include a passing exercise (PASSEX), division tactics (DIVTACS), and a visit to the port […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Air Station Whidbey Island (NASWI) commemorated the 40th anniversary of Operation Homecoming, Feb. 12. Operation Homecoming marked the beginning of the American Prisoners of War (POWs) repatriation from captivity in North Vietnam. Retired Maj. Joe Crecca, U.S. Air Force, retired Capt. Gary Thornton, U.S. Navy, retired Col. Larry Writer, U.S. Air Force, retired Capt. […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Authorities

    Sailors from amphibious dock landing ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) joined members of the American Legion, Boy Scouts of America and Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps to help lay to rest faded and torn American flags during a flag retirement ceremony in San Diego, Nov. 22. New Orleans’ Sailors provided the color guard service […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Training & Education

    Commander, Task Force (CTF) 70; Commander, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15; and Republic of Korea navy (ROKN) Maritime Task Flotilla (MTF) 7 held a Composite Warfare Committee (CWC) to improve combined warfighting skills and strengthen the U.S. and ROKN alliance, Feb. 17-20.   Air defense, ballistic missile defense, anti-submarine warfare (ASW),surface warfare, tactical data links, and […]

  • 6 September 2011
    Training & Education

      American frigate USS Carr arrived in Murmansk on Sept 2. At request of American party, previously scheduled call port Severomorsk was changed for Murmansk. Host ship was also changed; instead of large ASW ship Admiral Levchenko, American sailors were met by large landing ship Olenegorsky Gornyak headed by Capt 2 rank Yury Davitian. As […]

  • 20 April 2012
    Training & Education

    One of the most senior US naval commanders in the Gulf joined HMS Daring to see what Britain’s most advanced warship can do. Rear Admiral Mike Shoemaker is in charge of two American Carrier Strike Groups – a dozen warships, over 100 aircraft and more than 12,000 souls – on patrol and visited the destroyer […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus completed a visit to Doha, Qatar, Nov. 20. The visit was designed to build upon an existing relationship with Qatar, an important partner in the Middle East region. “Qatar is and remains a very valuable American partner,” said Mabus. “In our cooperation on a wide range of issues, it […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100) arrived in Darwin, Australia for a port visit, Feb. 15.   “Our visit to Darwin is just a small part of the strong enduring relationship between the U.S. and Australia,” said Cmdr. T.J. Zerr, Kidd’s executive officer. “For nearly three-quarters of a century our countries have […]

  • 14 November 2013

    Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, directed the activation of the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) Nov. 13 to be ready to support ongoing disaster relief efforts in the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. Berthed in San Diego, USNS Mercy has been in a reduced operating status, […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) destroyer JS Takanami (DD 110) arrived in Ishinomaki March 10.   The ships’ visit is to pay homage and remember those who lost their lives and the many more who were displaced during the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami […]

  • 14 March 2012
    Training & Education

      In March 13-16 Russian Naval Academy will host American delegation headed by superintendent of US Naval Academy VADM Michael H. Miller. He pays this visit in return for his Russian counterpart’s call to US Naval Academy. US Naval Academy has been training officers for US Navy since 1845 and officers for US Marine Corps […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Authorities

    Lt. Earl Wilson, from the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) places an unserviceable American flag into the fire during an American flag retirement ceremony at American Legion Post 434. New Orleans is homeported in San Diego while undergoing a planned incremental availability maintenance period at BAE Systems Ship Repair. Image: U.S. […]

  • 30 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors, DoD personnel, and civilians celebrated Native American Heritage Month with a ceremony in the Grand Vista Ballroom on Naval Station Everett (NSE), Nov. 28. The ceremony featured speakers, a slide show and static display on Native American culture, music and native dance performances. After an opening slide presentation commemorating the Native Americans who received […]

  • 23 October 2012
    Training & Education

    The Navy will join the nation in celebrating American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month, which will be observed Nov. 1 through Nov. 30. The 2012 national theme, Serving Our People, Serving Our Nations: Native Visions for Future Generations encourages the nation to reflect and celebrate the cultures, histories and traditions of the indigenous peoples […]

  • 21 March 2012
    Training & Education

    Britain’s most advanced warship, HMS Daring, has worked with two American aircraft carrier groups as her Gulf mission steps up a gear. The new destroyer has been showing off her air defence and fighter control prowess with the USS Carl Vinson and Abraham Lincoln and their task groups. On her maiden deployment, HMS Daring has […]

  • 19 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Crews of Russian and American warships acted out about ten real episodes of the Pacific Eagle 2011 anti-terror exercise held off Mariana Islands, reports RIA Novosti referring to Pacific Fleet (PF) Commander’s press secretary Capt 1 rank Roman Martov. The exercise was carried out in Oct 13-15. Russia was represented by PF flagship Guard […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Sailors and scientists from a variety commands, organizations and militaries searched for the wreckage of Revolutionary War ship Bonhomme Richard from September 2-9. Underwater archaeologists from the Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC), Navy divers from mobile diving and salvage unit(MDSU) 2, sailors from Naval Oceanography mine warfare center (NOMWC), sailors from the French mine […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Authorities

    HMS Argyll arrived in Baltimore to join Americans in a week-long commemorative event celebrating the 200th birthday of the US National Anthem.   As Argyll entered the harbour sailing under Key Bridge there was an impressive 21 gun salute between the ship and Fort McHenry, honouring the work of Francis Scott Key who witnessed the […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Four staff members assigned to Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) were recognized as 2013 Recipients of the Military Hero Award at the 14th Annual Red Cross West Sound Real Heroes Breakfast May 9. Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Blake Hite, Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Patrick Barrantes, Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Binod Gurung and Hospitalman Scott Childress were […]

  • 17 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Russian-American naval anti-terror exercise Pacific Eagle 2011 with participation of Pacific Fleet (PF) task unit started on Oct 13 off Mariana Islands and on Oct 14 entered active phase. Warships of US Navy and Russia’s Pacific Fleet started joint anti-piracy drills. According to scenario, search teams from American destroyer are supposed to inspect Russian […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) arrived in Palma, Spain for a scheduled port visit, April 3.   The port visit is designed to continue Naval Forces Europe-Africa’s efforts to strengthen maritime partnerships with European nations to improve maritime safety and security in the region. During the visit, Sailors will have the […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) is hosting the 27th biennial Inter-American Naval Conference (IANC) in Halifax from June 12 to 17, 2016. The Inter-American Naval Conference (IANC) is a biennial conference that was established in 1959 to improve cooperation and dialogue among the navies of the Americas. Delegates from the navies of Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Supply Systems (NAVSUP) Command Headquarters sponsored an African American History Month ceremony for its military and civilian personnel Feb. 20 in Mechanicsburg, Pa. The theme of this year’s program was “At the Crossroads of Freedom and Equality: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington.”  Ola Joseph served as the guest speaker for the […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Seven Canadian and American naval vessels sailed from Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt yesterday to participate in Exercise TRIDENT FURY, a biennial multinational exercise that takes place off the coast of Vancouver Island from May 4-15. Exercise TRIDENT FURY is a naval exercise organized by Maritime Forces Pacific in Esquimalt, British Columbia. The exercise will test air […]