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  • 18 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Carrier Strike Group (CSG) Eight successfully completed a Composite Unit Training Exercise (COMPTUEX) May 17, off the East Coast of the United States from Virginia to Florida, in preparation for their scheduled combat deployment later this year. The exercise, which started April 24, was conducted by a training team led by Commander, Strike Force Training […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Naval forces from Brazil, Chile, Peru, Mexico and the United States commenced Unitas Atlantic 2015, an annual multinational exercise in Rio Grande, Brazil, November 13. Personnel from Cameroon, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Peru and Senegal will also participate in the exercise. This year’s exercise is hosted by the Brazilian Navy and will include multiple warships, aircraft […]

  • 25 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After wrapping up repair and refurbishment work during a regular yard stay, US aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) got underway late July and has now completed its Flight Deck Certification along with Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 1. Completing the three-day evolution on August 23 and welcoming CVW-1 aboard, Truman is battle-ready once […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Authorities

    The search for three missing sailors following a C-2A Greyhound crash on November 22 was ended at 10:00 am Japan Standard Time on November 24, the US Navy announced. The Grumman C-2A Greyhound, used by the navy for carrier onboard delivery, crashed at approximately 2:45 pm, Wednesday, while en route to the US aircraft carrier […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy’s George H.W. Bush carrier strike group entered the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations on January 29, eight days after departing its homeport of Norfolk. The Bush CSG started its routine deployment on January 21 in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. The groups consists of the flagship USS George H.W. Bush (CVN […]

  • 8 October 2012
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) conducted a replenishment-at-sea (RAS) with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Alan Shepard (T-AKE 3), Oct. 5. George Washington received more than 200 pallets of supplies during the RAS, allowing the flagship of the George Washington Carrier Strike Group to […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier departed Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan for its 2013 patrol, June 26. This marks USS George Washington’s (CVN 73) fifth patrol of the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility since relieving the now-decommissioned USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) in 2008. George Washington set to sea with more than 5,000 […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) Commander, Maritime Task Flotilla (MTF) 7 Rear Adm. Kim Jong-Il, and members of his staff, embarked the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) and Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruisers USS Antietam (CG 54) and USS Shiloh (CG 67) as part of the George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) for five […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Distinguished visitors from the Republic of Korea (ROK) embarked USS George Washington (CVN 73), Oct. 12, to understand the daily operations of an underway aircraft carrier and witness the strengthening interoperability between the U.S. and ROK navies. Mr. Seok-hyun Lee, member of the National Defense Committee of the National Assembly, Democratic Party; and Mr. Ki-ho […]

  • 10 November 2011
    Authorities

    The commanding officer of the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) died suddenly Nov. 8 at Norfolk Naval Shipyard. Capt. Tushar Tembe was departing the ship at approximately 10 a.m. when he collapsed. The ship’s medical response team provided immediate medical assistance until Tembe could be transported to Bons Secours Maryview […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Authorities

    Aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (GHWB)(CVN 77) was awarded the 2014 Association of Old Crows (AOC) Award for outstanding performance from January to December 2013 by the ship’s electronic warfare team, announced by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, Sept. 13.   “The teamwork, professionalism and innovation displayed by the CVN 77 electronic warfare […]

  • 18 October 2011
    Training & Education

    The George Washington Carrier Strike Group departed early from a port visit in Singapore Oct. 15 to be better postured to provide humanitarian aid if needed in the wake of the worst flooding in many years in Thailand. Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), the Arleigh Burke-class destroyers USS Dewey (DDG 105), USS […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Authorities

    Command of guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106) passed from Cmdr. Bo Johns to Cmdr. Sean Grunwell during a traditional change of command ceremony at Naval Base San Diego, Oct. 30. Johns leaves Stockdale after leading the ship through a 10-month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility, two CNO-selected restricted […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan and its carrier strike group arrived in Busan, South Korea, for a port visit on October 21. USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) and the guided-missile destroyers USS Stethem (DDG 63) and USS Chafee (DDG 90) pulled into Busan after participating in Maritime Counter Special Operations Force Exercise (MCSOFEX) […]

  • 29 July 2011

      U.S. Navy aircraft and ships continue the search for the missing Sailor from amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4), reported missing July 26. The Sailor’s next of kin have been contacted by the Navy; the Sailor’s name will not be released while the search is ongoing. The surface search is being conducted by […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) and the embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9 marked a milestone, May 5, with the deployment’s 5,000th arrested landing, or trap. John C. Stennis and CVW-9 have worked hard together through the workup cycle and put their lessons learned into practice on this deployment. “Five […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The G-3 weapons assembly division serves the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington’s (CVN 73) mission by assembling the various kinds of ordnance needed for the approximately aircraft stationed aboard the ship.   While the various weapons divisions work independently, each weapons division plays a specific role to ensure the ship and its […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Training & Education

    Amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) held an African American/Black History Month observance on the ship’s mess decks Feb. 21.   This year’s theme highlighted civil rights in America and how it has shaped the country. The program recognized how the Civil Rights Act helped to strengthen the Navy. The master of ceremonies, […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Haifa, Israel, for a scheduled port visit July 26. The port visit serves to enhance U.S.-Israeli relations as the two nations work together for a stable, secure and prosperous region. While in port, Sailors will have the opportunity to visit the local sights, experience […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) arrived at Naval Station Rota, Spain, joining three other destroyers as part of the Forward-Deployed Naval Force, Sept. 25. Carney will be forward-deployed in Rota to fulfill the United States’ phased commitment to NATO ballistic missile defense (BMD) while also carrying out a wide range of […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Authorities

    Aviation Machinist’s Mate Airman Nathan Mitchell, from Wichita, Kan., performs maintenance on the tail rotor of an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from the Golden Falcons of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73).   George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air […]

  • 21 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) with embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11 and Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 departed Naval Air Station North Island April 19 and will join up with San Diego-based guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59) for a scheduled Western Pacific deployment. Nimitz left its homeport of Naval Station Everett, […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted distinguished visitors from Japan and the Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni, July 31.   Among the visitors were Yoshihiko Fukuda, mayor of Iwakuni City; Takumi Shiiki, mayor of Suo-Oshima Town; and Masaaki Yonemoto, mayor of Waki town. “This visit is a great […]

  • 2 August 2011

    The U.S. Navy announced today that it has ended the search for the Sailor from USS Boxer (LHD 4), reported missing July 26. Cryptologic Technician (Interpretive) Second Class Matthew Bergman, 21, was reported missing after he did not report for watch and a search of the ship failed to locate him. Ships and aircraft from […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Authorities

    Aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) is on track to dry-dock at Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) in August this year, the U.S. Navy said on Tuesday. Sailors have been preparing the ship for refueling complex overhaul (RCOH) and have reached the shipboard consolidated offload and outfitting plan (SCOOP) phase, which requires gutting anything that is not hard-wired, […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The guided missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) conducted a change of command ceremony while in homeport at Naval Base San Diego, Nov. 22. Cmdr. Steven Foley, who has been the ship’s executive officer since September, relieved Cmdr. Dwayne Ducommun as commanding officer of Sampson during a ceremony on the ship’s flight deck. During Ducommun’s […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Industry news

    A fire broke out today onboard the Royal Australian Navy’s submarine, HMAS Waller, while sailing near the West Australian coast, according to the Australian Defence Magazine.   The accident passed without causalities due to timely emergency response actions, which were undertaken to extinguish the fire. The submarine was at sea as part of her return […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Authorities

    The Irish Navy’s vessel LÉ EITHNE rescued some 500 migrants in three separate operations over the weekend. Starting on Friday, June 5, the vessel located and rescued a small craft with 113 persons on board 40 km north of Tripoli, Libya. Acting on information received from the Italian Marine Rescue Coordination Centre, a rubber inflatable craft […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Authorities

    Nimitz-Class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60) departed Singapore after a four-day port visit to the island nation, Oct. 28, and continues on its routine journey to its new homeport of San Diego. Concurrently, the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is operating off the east […]