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  • 15 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) returned to its homeport of Bremerton, Washington on August 14, after it made a stop over in San Diego on August 10. The carrier returned from a scheduled seven-month deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific. John C. Stennis departed for the deployment on January 15, and operated in both U.S. […]

  • 7 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) attended a series of Return and Reunion training classes July 23 to Aug. 3, following eight months at sea and just prior to the ship’s arrival in Norfolk. The Norfolk Fleet and Family Services office coordinated classes focusing on financial well-being, family reintegration, […]

  • 17 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The Abraham Lincoln Strike Group transited the Suez Canal, July 16, departing the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) and entering the U.S. 6th Fleet AOR en route to the United States to complete an eight-month deployment. The strike group transited the Suez Canal after five months in the U.S. 5th Fleet AOR conducting […]

  • 25 April 2016

    The Sailors of U.S. Carrier Strike Group 3 bid farewell to their leader during a change of command ceremony on April 22nd. Rear Adm. Ron Boxall was relieved by Rear Adm. Marcus Hitchcock as commander, CSG3 during a ceremony on the flight deck of USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) in front of distinguished visitors, […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    South Korea’s defense procurement agency DAPA has awarded Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction (HHIC) a 246 billion won (approx. $211 million) contract for the construction of an additional four PKX-B patrol boats. The latest contract, will bring the total number of vessels in the class (also referred to as the Chamsuri II-class) to 16. All […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HST CSG) relieved the Nimitz CSG in the Arabian Sea Aug. 26, assuming the duties as Commander, Task Force (CTF) 50. CTF 50 is responsible for conducting maritime security operations, supporting theater security cooperation efforts in the region and providing support for Operation Enduring Freedom. “We are now […]

  • 28 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (IKE) received the Battenberg Cup in recognition of outstanding achievements over the course of 2012. The Battenberg Cup is awarded annually to the best all-around ship or submarine in the Atlantic Fleet on the accumulation of the crew’s success. For IKE, the award adds to a […]

  • 11 January 2012
    Training & Education

      Aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), accompanied by guided-missile cruiser Cape St. George (CG 71), departed Laem Chabang, Thailand, Jan. 10, following a four-day port visit. While in Thailand, Sailors from the two ships visited with the people of Thailand, experienced the local culture and participated in a series of community service projects […]

  • 12 May 2015

    The US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) hosted Rear Adm. Annie B. Andrews, commander, Navy Recruiting Command (NRC), and nine university senior administrators and academics on April 28-29 off the coast of San Diego as part of NRC’s Educators to Sea (ETS) Distinguished Visitors (DV) program. Participants in the ETS program […]

  • 4 August 2014

    The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), hosted a “welcome” reception for local guests while anchored in Sasebo harbor, August 1.   During the reception, Rear Adm. Mark Montgomery, commander, Battle Force U.S. 7th Fleet, and Capt. Greg Fenton, George Washington’s commanding officer, welcomed Vice Adm. Ikeda Tokuhiro, commander-in-chief of Japan […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) and Carrier Air Wing Two departed from the Southern California operating area June 18 to participate in the biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise scheduled June 26 to Aug. 1, in and around the Hawaiian Islands.   RIMPAC is the world’s largest international maritime exercise and […]

  • 15 November 2013

    George Washington Strike Group (GWSG) arrived in the vicinity of the Leyte Gulf yesterday to support the Third Marine Expeditionary Brigade in assisting the Philippine government in ‘Operation Damayan’ in response to the aftermath of the Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda in the Republic of the Philippines. “We’ve completed our high-speed transit and linked up with our […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Senior officers from U.S. Central Command embarked the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), to meet with the leadership and crew, Nov. 30. Vice Adm. John Miller, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/U.S. 5th Fleet/Combined Maritime Forces, addressed the crew during an all hands call on the flight deck, while Lt. Gen David […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) kicked off the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) fund drive, Sept. 16. The mission of the CFC is to support and to promote philanthropy through a voluntary program that is employee-focused, cost efficient and effective in providing all federal employees the opportunity to improve the […]

  • 22 November 2017

    A US Navy aircraft with 11 crew and passengers has crashed into the Philippine Sea southeast of Okinawa, the US 7th Fleet said in a statement. The aircraft crashed at approximately 2:45 p.m., Wednesday, while en route to the US aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) which is currently operating in the Philippine Sea. […]

  • 29 October 2015

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Split, Croatia, for a scheduled port visit, Oct. 28. The port visit serves to strengthen ties between the U.S. and Croatia, and improve relations as the two nations work together for a stable, secure and prosperous region. This port visit will provide the crew […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) participated in a multi-unit anti-submarine warfare exercise (ASWEX) as part of Talisman Sabre 2015 (TS15), July 7-8. During the exercise the strike group executed ASW search and tracking tactics against live submarine targets. According to Lt. James Petersen, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15 submarine operations officer, the ASW exercise […]

  • 30 January 2015

    Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) held a change of command ceremony, January 30. Capt. Greg Fenton was relieved by Capt. Timothy Kuehhas as commanding officer. George Washington’s hangar bay set the stage to recall the crew’s achievements during Fenton’s tenure and for Kuehhas to take the helm as the ship’s new commanding […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) (TR) sprang into action to assist a fishing vessel engulfed in flames off the east coast of Florida, Sept. 29. TR watchstanders spotted a rescue flare around 4:30 a.m. approximately 90 miles off the coast and coordinated rescue efforts with nearby Naval Air Warfare Center (NAWC) vessel 38 to assist […]

  • 24 March 2013

    The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group (JCSCSG) concluded its support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF), March 22, after providing nearly four months of air and tactical support to allied troops on the ground in Afghanistan. The final mission, carried out by pilots from embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9, launched off the flight deck […]

  • 20 November 2012

    The forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) conducted a 1,333-ton ammunition offload, which signifies the near completion of its 2012 patrol Nov. 18. George Washington’s Weapons department planned and executed one of the most dangerous evolutions that can occur aboard a warship before returning to its port. “Units afloat scheduled for an availability […]

  • 22 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Commander, U.S. 5th Fleet, visited Sailors and Marines aboard aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) to thank the crew for their hard work while operating in the 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR), June 15. Vice Adm. Mark Fox, Commander, U.S. 5th fleet toured the ship, visited with crew members and expressed his […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Midshipmen received valuable firsthand training aboard U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) while underway May 30.   During a three-week shipboard training experience, midshipmen were given the opportunity to conn George Washington during a fueling-at-sea with Military Sealift Command ship fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193) and Ticonderoga-class […]

  • 19 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (IKE CSG), with nearly 6,000 Sailors, is scheduled to deploy from Naval Station Norfolk, Va., and Naval Station Mayport, Fla., June 20, to support operations in the U.S. Navy’s 5th and 6th Fleets. The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), commanded by Capt. Marcus A. Hitchcock, guided-missile destroyers […]

  • 12 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Sailors from John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group (JCS CSG) departed Port Klang, Malaysia Sept. 8 following a four-day port visit. During the port visit, Sailors volunteered in five community outreach projects at local shelters and group homes. “Projects like these can have a profound impact on how we are perceived by the Malaysian […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the not-yet-launched Zumwalt-class destroyer he toured Nov. 21 “represents the cutting edge of our naval capabilities.” The ship, now known as the Pre-Commissioning Unit, or PCU, Zumwalt, will become the USS Zumwalt, named for former Navy Adm. Elmo Zumwalt. Officials said the ship is about a year away from joining […]

  • 21 June 2016

    U.S Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) has reached two milestones so far during its Mediterranean Sea sail. The first milestone Truman achieved was the 9,000th arrested landing with the trap of an F/A-18C Super Hornet on June 16. Three days later the ship’s flight deck launched the 2,000th aircraft mission in support of […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) arrived in Singapore for a scheduled port visit on April 2 after supporting operations Inherent Resolve and Freedom’s Sentinel over the previous four months. USS Theodore Roosevelt arrived in Singapore with embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17, guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) and guided-missile destroyer […]

  • 1 March 2011

      The Naval Ship KRI “ Sultan Iskandar Muda 367” of Republic of Indonesia arrived at the Port of Colombo on a goodwill visit today (1st March 2011). On her arrival, she was ceremonially welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy.   KRI “Sultan Iskandar Muda 367”, a Sigma Class vessel belonging to the Republic of […]