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  • 15 May 2013
    Authorities

    U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today applauded a decision by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to use flexibility to further minimize the furloughs of Defense Department personnel and to avoid them altogether at Navy shipyards, including Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery. For months, Senators Collins and King have stood together and argued that […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Training & Education

    The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group (JCSCSG) got underway March 17, following a four-day port visit to Jebel Ali, Dubai. During the port visit, Sailors from Stennis and guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) had the opportunity to explore the local culture and participate in a variety of tours sponsored by Stennis’ Morale, […]

  • 13 September 2011
    Training & Education

      USS Samuel B. Roberts (FFG 58) departed Mauritius after an eight-day goodwill port visit as part of their involvement with Africa Partnership Station (APS) East’s hub, Sept. 12. The visit featured on board classroom training in critical shipboard areas of damage control and fire fighting, search and rescue planning and electrical maintenance. A two-day […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) departed Republic of Singapore after a five-day scheduled port visit, Oct. 31. The Republic of Singapore welcomed more than 5,000 George Washington and embarked staffs’ Sailors to experience its culture, and to share goodwill and friendship between nations. “It’s always a great opportunity for […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer, USS Carney (DDG 64) departed El Ferrol, Spain, May 8, after a regularly scheduled port visit.   The purpose of the port visit reinforced U.S. 6th Fleet’s efforts in building global maritime partnerships with European nations, improving maritime safety and contributing to global security. “We’ve been forward deployed with many of the […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s first-in-class joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) departed Rota, Spain March 2, as the ship now sets sail to the waters off Africa to participate with Africa partners in a series of engagements and exercises.   Since departing her homeport in Virginia Beach, Va., Spearhead has traveled more than 9,000 nautical […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Training & Education

    HMAS Gascoyne’s departure from the port of Newcastle was met with a boom of excitement – four booms, in fact! As the Royal Australian Navy minehunter left the Hunter River and entered the Pacific Ocean, nearby Fort Scratchley fired a four blank round salute from her two six-inch guns. Gascoyne raised and lowered her 30mm […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Training & Education

    Guided missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) departed its Norfolk homeport of more than 20 years bound for Yokosuka, Japan, and the Forward Deployed Naval Forces (FDNF) of the U.S. 7th Fleet, Jan. 12. Commanding Officer Jennifer Eaton and more than 300 Sailors will journey through the Panama Canal and across the world’s largest ocean […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Authorities

    HMAS Success left Fleet Base East on Friday the 13th of June for her first overseas deployment since 2010 to participate in RIMPAC (Exercise Rim of the Pacific) in Hawaii.   Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer, Commander Surface Forces, Commodore Jonathan Mead, and Director General Maritime Operations, Commodore Braddon Wheeler, were on the […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Training & Education

    HMAS Gascoyne recently departed Sydney for a South West Pacific Deployment and the Ship’s company have wasted no time in making the most of their time at sea. The Huon Class Mine Hunter Coastal has spent the first half of the year conducting a Unit Readiness Work-up and maintenance period and now has the opportunity to put all […]

  • 1 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) departed its homeport of Everett, Wash., March 30, to embark Carrier Air Wing 11 for a scheduled Sustainment Training Exercise (SUSTEX) in preparation for an upcoming deployment. After a series of exercises and training evolutions in 2012, SUSTEX will be the carrier’s last in certifying for its scheduled […]

  • 10 January 2012

    The naval contingent assigned for the United Nations Peace Keeping Mission left for Haiti on 07th January 2012. A total of 44 naval personnel including 02 officers, 10 senior sailors and 32 junior sailors were among them. They will be deployed for the mission along with 118 army personnel and 41 air force personnel. The […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Training & Education

    The airfield at HMAS Albatross was abuzz with activity late last week when three Seahawk helicopters and 84 personnel from 816 Squadron left for Western Australia to participate in TAMEX, a joint maritime training exercise in anti-submarine warfare.   Transport for 816 Squadron was provided by three Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) C-17 Globemasters. The […]

  • 6 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Three U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen departed the guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) after three weeks on board the ship June 16.   While on board, the midshipmen, were exposed to various operations and experienced first-hand life on board a ship. While midshipmen were on board they had the opportunity to shoot various weapons, take […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Training & Education

    As HMAS Melbourne readied for its departure from Fremantle Port on Sunday for the Middle East to participate in Operation SLIPPER members of ships company made their last mainland calls to family and friends, others ordered flowers or completed cards or letters to make the last postal service in Australia prior to their departure for the Middle […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) is scheduled to depart April 19 for deployment to the 7th Fleet Area of Operations (AOR). While deployed, Preble will conduct integrated operations with allies and partners in the Western Pacific. “The crew has trained hard over the past year and is very much looking […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Authorities

    The Continuing Promise (CP-15) team embarked aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) completed the tenth mission stop in Trujillo, Honduras, in support of CP-15 on Sept. 6. The team began its tenth mission stop in the towns of Trujillo, Puerto Castilla, and Corocito on August 29 in support of the […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    More than 4,500 Sailors and Marines from the Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) are scheduled to depart San Diego today, May 11, for a deployment in support of the Navy’s maritime strategy. The Essex ARG is comprised of the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), the command ship […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The ocean-going patrol vessel HNLMS Holland set sail for the Caribbean on August 3.   The navy ship, with a 50-strong crew, is scheduled to arrive in the area on 18 August, where it will be deployed to counterdrugs operations and coastguard duties for a period of 4 months. The Holland will relieve the HNLMS […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The Boxer Amphibious Ready Group (BOXARG) is scheduled to depart Aug. 23 for a deployment to the 5th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility. The BOXARG, which includes USS Boxer (LHD 4), USS New Orleans (LPD 18) and USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49), will focus on maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. BOXARG […]

  • 22 April 2016
    Training & Education

    Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) departed Riga for after a scheduled port visit, April 21. Such port visits serve to enhance U.S.-Latvian relations as the two nations work together for a stable, secure and prosperous region. “The Donald Cook was greeted warmly by the people of Latvia and gave our Sailors […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Training & Education

    The forward deployed Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42), part of the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), departed Tuesday, Jan. 15, for its spring deployment in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility. Germantown will take part in an amphibious integration training (AIT) and certification exercise (CERTEX), participate in the annual multinational […]

  • 14 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) departed Tallinn, Estonia, following a three-day port visit, Aug. 11. During the visit, Sailors participated in community engagement projects and experienced Estonia’s rich culture. “We were excited about Farragut’s visit,” said Michelle Schohn, public affairs officer for the U.S. Embassy in Tallinn. “It shows a tangible demonstration of the […]

  • 13 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Military Sealift Command-chartered High Speed Vessel Swift (HSV 2) departed Monrovia, Liberia Aug. 11 after concluding a port visit in support of Africa Partnership Station (APS) West 2012. Swift spent eight days engaging with the people and military of Liberia as the ship docked in Freeport. An embarked team of medical professionals, both from the […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Authorities

    The hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH19) departed for the biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014 exercise in Hawaii, June 16.   RIMPAC, officially scheduled for June 26 to Aug. 1, is the world’s largest international maritime exercise. This year, 23 countries, 47 ships, six submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are scheduled […]

  • 25 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The Boxer Amphibious Ready Group (BOXARG) and 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) departed San Diego for a scheduled deployment, Aug. 23. “I’m enthusiastic and confident in the ARG/MEU team and our ability to carry out any mission or tasking,” said Commander, Amphibious Squadron 1, Capt. Malcolm Potts. “This team is fully integrated, and we’re ready […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Training & Education

    On 13 March 2014, EU Naval Force warship, ESPS Tornado departed Operation Atalanta’s patrol areas off the Somali coast after completing 105 days and is now heading for her home port of Las Palmas in Gran Canaria.   As the ship set a navigation course for Spain, the Rear Admiral Bléjean, who is the Force […]

  • 4 March 2013
    Training & Education

    The Navy’s first littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) departed her homeport of San Diego to venture out to the Asia-Pacific region on its maiden deployment March 1. Making good on a pledge made initially by former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates at the 2011 Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, Freedom will deploy to Southeast […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Training & Education

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Underwood (FFG 36) departed Roatan, Honduras, Oct. 26, to return to its homeport of Mayport, Fla., wrapping up a Southern Seas Deployment to U.S. 4th Fleet. Roatan was the final foreign port Underwood visited on this deployment and is the last before the ship’s decommissioning next year. “It was […]