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  • 29 January 2014

    The U.S. Navy’s second oldest deployable ship, USS Denver (LPD 9), left its homeport of Sasebo, Japan on Monday bound for the U.S. 7th Fleet Area of Responsibility.   While deployed, the 45-year old Denver will team up with the Royal Navy of Thailand in annual exercise Cobra Gold, swapping decks and sharing knowledge and […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9), with the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), arrived in Darwin, Australia, Aug. 22, following scheduled operations in the region. Denver’s visit to Darwin comes after a successful certification exercise (CERTEX) with the 31st MEU in the Coral Sea. While in Darwin, Sailors and Marines will have […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9), with the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), arrived in Dili, Timor-Leste, Aug. 27, following scheduled operations in the region. During the visit to Dili, Denver’s medical staff is scheduled to conduct medical training in a collaborated session at National Hospital Guido Valadares (HNGV) on basic lifesaving, […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Denver (LPD 9) held a change of command ceremony aboard the ship Oct. 24 while in its homeport of Sasebo. Capt. Michael Donnelly relieved Capt. Kevin P. Lenox as commanding officer, becoming the 31st commanding officer of Denver since the ship’s commissioning in 1968. “I am extremely humbled to have the opportunity to lead […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Training & Education

    Austin-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9) completed its participation in Cobra Gold 2014 (CG 14) in the Gulf of Thailand, Feb. 16.   CG 14 is a Thai and U.S. co-sponsored multinational exercise conducted annually to promote interoperability and training amongst participating nations. Other nations involved were Singapore, Japan, Indonesia, Republic of […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9), with the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), departed Darwin, Australia, Sept. 12, following a two-day port visit. Denver’s departure signifies the end of Exercise Koolendong with the 31st MEU at the Bradshaw Field Training Area (BFTA) in Australia’s Northern Territory. “We returned to Darwin in order […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Training & Education

    The forward-deployed amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9) departed Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 27 after embarking Marines assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU).   Denver and the 31st MEU, which consists of ground command, air and combat support elements, are scheduled to conduct joint force operations and training including amphibious integration training […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9), with the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), arrived in Darwin, Australia, Sept. 3, for the second time in less than two weeks. Denver’s first visit to Darwin was a working port visit where the crew conducted an offload of a large part of the 31st MEU […]

  • 5 October 2011
    Training & Education

      The forward-deployed amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9) conducted a replenishment at sea (RAS) with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Matthew Perry (T-AKE 9) in the Philippine Sea Oct. 3. The ship received more than 160,000 gallons of diesel fuel marine and 25 pallets of supplies during […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the Austin-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9) conducted a total ship survivability exercise (TSSE), Feb. 19.   “TSSE is used to effectively evaluate and train the crew on their war fighting readiness skills and damage control capabilities,” said Chief Damage Controlman Patrick Ferrer. “It provides a realistic environment for the […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Chief selectees aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9) held a wreath laying memorial in honor of sunken destroyer USS Peary (DD 226) as they departed Darwin, Australia, Sept. 8. Peary was sunk just outside of Darwin Feb. 19, 1942 after she came under attack by Japanese dive bombers during World War II, […]

  • 30 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9), along with the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in Brisbane, Australia July 29 for a scheduled port visit, prior to participation in joint and combined exercises in the region. Sailors and Marines assigned to Denver and the 31st MEU will participate in various sporting events, […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9) medical staff began a two-day basic lifesaving training in a collaborated session at National Hospital Guido Valadares (HNGV) in Dili, Timor-Leste, Aug. 28 during a scheduled port visit. The basic lifesaving training incorporates CPR and basic patient stabilization in a hands-on fashion where the attendees will then […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Authorities

    After 46 years of service, USS Denver will hold its decommissioning ceremony at 10:00 a.m. at Naval Station Pearl Harbor on 14 August, 2014.   “It is with a great sense of pride that Denver will decommission as the oldest deployable warship in the Navy and as the last and longest serving Austin class amphibious […]

  • 27 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    USS Makin Island ARG Leaves San Diego Nearly 4,000 Sailors and Marines from the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) are scheduled to depart San Diego July 25, for a deployment in support of the Navy’s maritime strategy. Senator: Australian Naval Shipbuilding to Enter ‘Valley of Death’ ? An […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) lower the ship’s port side anchor during an anchoring evolution. The operation was conducted on March 2, in Sasebo, Japan. Green Bay is replacing the decommissioned Austin-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9). [mappress mapid=”15318″] Image: US Navy

  • 4 February 2015
    Authorities

    The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) transits the Pacific Ocean. Green Bay is replacing the decommissioned Austin-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9), previously forward-deployed to Sasebo, Japan, and will enhance amphibious presence in the U.S. 7th Fleet as part of the U.S. Navy’s long-range plan to […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Authorities

    A UH-1Y Venom helicopter attached to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) 367 prepares to land aboard the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) while in the Pacific Ocean, February 4. Green Bay is transiting to Sasebo, Japan, to join the U.S. 7th Fleet’s forward deployed Naval forces. Green Bay […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s USS Green Bay (LPD 20) arrived in Sasebo, Japan, on February 19 bringing the latest technology to the Navy’s largest numbered Fleet after transiting the Pacific Ocean from its former homeport of San Diego. Green Bay’s Commanding Officer Capt. Kristy McCallum said: Whether participating in amphibious exercises with a regional partner or executing a […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Authorities

    U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10). Blue Ridge is on patrol in the Java Sea.   USS Blue Ridge is the lead ship of the two Blue Ridge-class command ships of the U.S. Navy, […]

  • 30 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) recently announced the 2012-2013 schedule for Pre-Separation Counseling Training Course. The curriculum was designed to establish Department of Defense (DOD) minimum standards for the delivery of pre-separation counseling to all military personnel transitioning from active duty. “Ensuring a smooth transition for our separating and retiring service members is paramount,” said […]

  • 18 October 2011
    Training & Education

    Ships from forward-deployed Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) worked with the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) to complete its certification exercise (CERTEX) Oct. 16. CERTEX is an evaluated event that determines if the 31st MEU is capable of doing certain missions such as humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations or non-combatant evacuation operations with […]

  • 23 August 2012
    Training & Education

    More than 2,200 Marines assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) embarked aboard the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) at White Beach Naval Facility Aug. 20. The 31st MEU embarked aboard the ARG to conduct amphibious operations in the Western Pacific aboard amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), amphibious dock landing […]

  • 22 May 2020
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Northrop Grumman has successfully manufactured and tested the first industry-built very lightweight torpedo (VLWT) for the US Navy. The prototype torpedo is based on the Pennsylvania State University Applied Research Laboratory’s (PSU-ARL) design that was distributed to defense industrial manufacturers in 2016. Northrop Grumman, which independently funded the research and development, will offer the design-for-affordability […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Authorities

    USS Peleliu (LHA 5) is scheduled to return Dec. 24 to Naval Base San Diego from a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific. Upon return, the ship will make preparations to decommission in March after 34 years of service, 17 deployments and more than a million miles transited, and as the last remaining Tarawa-class amphibious […]

  • 4 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Forward-deployed amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) departed Okinawa, Japan Oct. 1, to commence a patrol of the Western Pacific region after embarking elements of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU). Germantown will conduct amphibious integration training (AIT) exercises as part of the forward-deployed Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) during the patrol. […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Greenville (SSN 772) was presented with a battle efficiency award on January 27. Capt. Rick Seif, commander of Submarine Squadron one presented the award to Greeneville after her crew attained the highest overall readiness to carry out her wartime tasks. With a crew of approximately 160 sailors, Greeneville conducted a multitude […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The USS Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) is conducting maritime operations in the waters west of the Korean Peninsula, from 15th to 18th of April.   According to the U.S. Navy, these operations are being conducted in international waters and are intended to reinforce regional stability and increase maritime interoperability, which is critical to […]