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  • 26 February 2015
    Authorities

    Amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) returned to its homeport of Naval Base San Diego Feb. 25 following completion of the ship’s maiden deployment to the Western Pacific and the U.S. Central Command areas of operation. The only ship in the U.S. Navy stationed in its namesake city departed for the seven-month, […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Shipbuilder BAE Systems received a new floating dry dock at its San Diego shipyard on December 8. The 950-foot-long, 55,000-long-ton dry dock is part of the company’s $100 million investment in the yard to service the anticipated increase of U.S. Navy ships on the West Coast. “We have made the strategic investment to meet the […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Authorities

    The amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25), the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71), and the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) are scheduled to participate in San Diego Fleet Week Sept. 18-20. Somerset and Cape St. George will be making the transit to Naval […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) got underway from Souda Bay, Greece, October 21, after completing a scheduled mid-deployment voyage repair maintenance there. San Diego’s port visit allowed the crew and contractors to carry out repairs and maintenance ensuring the ship remained in operational condition for its deployment. “We had […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Authorities

    The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Hampton (SSN 767) returned to its homeport in San Diego on October 11 following an extended deployment. Hampton, under the command of Cmdr. Lincoln Reifsteck, returned from the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility where the crew executed the Chief of Naval Operations’ Maritime Strategy in supporting national security […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Training & Education

    As USS Freedom (LCS 1) pulled in for its first port call in Hawaii March 11, Sailors and civilians assigned to Navy Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) San Diego were standing by to provide the ship with critical, innovative logistics support. NAVSUP FLC San Diego’s Logistics Support Team (LST) serves as the […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Training & Education

    Information Warfare Training Command (IWTC) San Diego wrapped up the pilot for the Electronic Warfare (EW) Applications (Advanced) Course March 31. The latest pilot course, as part of the Center for Information Warfare Training’s (CIWT) EW training modernization effort, provides senior cryptologic technician (technical) (CTT) Sailors with the operational skills to manage, plan, integrate and […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The new U.S. DoD acquisition plan includes nine new Virginia-class submarines, 10 new Aegis destroyers, 40 new littoral combat ships, 13 more F-35 Joint Strike Fighters, and 16 more F/A-18E/F Super Hornets than originally planned. The U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter told this to a crowd of 150 sailors gathered at Naval Base San […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy amphibious transport dock USS San Diego (LPD 22) arrived in the Cam Ranh International Port for a routine technical stop on August 6. The ship visited Vietnam while on deployment with the America amphibious ready group whose flagship, the USS America, pulled into Singapore on the same date. San Diego, an amphibious […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Authorities

    Capt. Roy Love relieved Capt. Curt Jones as commanding officer of Naval Base San Diego (NBSD) during a change of command ceremony Aug. 4. Rear Adm. Markham K. Rich, commander, Navy Region Southwest presided over the event. During the ceremony, Jones was presented with the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Seventy civil service mariners, and approximately 400 Navy, Army and non-governmental organization (NGO) personnel aboard Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 20) returned to San Diego Sept. 14. They steamed more than 20,000 miles – nearly the distance of circling the equator – to Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Cambodia as the lead […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The Avenger-class Mine Countermeasures Ship USS Pioneer (MCM 9) was off-loaded from heavy lift ship MV Super Servant 3 at Naval Base San Diego, May 5, after completing an eleven-month deployment to the U.S. 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR). “Pioneer performed superbly throughout the deployment, completing every assigned mission as tasked, and attained the […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile frigate USS Thach (FFG 43) will return to San Diego from its deployment to the 4th Fleet Area of Operations (AOR), April 12. Due to budget limitations imposed by sequestration, the Secretary of Defense decided on March 21 that Thach would return to homeport earlier than expected. Thach departed San Diego on deployment […]

  • 17 October 2014

    Sailors and Marines of amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) celebrated the Navy’s 239th birthday on October 13. After the USS San Diego’s choir delivered the national anthem, the crew stood at ease as Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class Kalis Fells introduced the guest speaker for the ceremony, Chief Electronics Technician Marc Sessions, the […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Vessels

    US Navy amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) visited Guam on January 9 while en route home. The San Antonio-class ship and the embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) are on the return leg of what is now a seven-month deployment after they deployed from San Diego in July 2017. Naval Base […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Industry news

    Amphibious transport dock USS San Diego (LPD 22) was declared fit for duty after successfully completing Final Contract Trials (FCTs) December 7. FCTs are the final in-depth examination of all newly constructed ships to ensure the ship meets all Navy standards and requirements. After a ship is delivered to the Navy, they remain under warranty […]

  • 25 December 2014
    Training & Education

    USS Peleliu (LHA 5) returned to Naval Base San Diego Dec. 24 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 assault ship. During […]

  • 28 March 2011

      A sailboat capsized and threw 10 people into the waters of San Diego Bay, leaving two men dead, one woman in intensive care, and seven other… By Elliot Spagat (startribune) [mappress] Source: startribune,March 28, 2011

  • 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 […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile frigate USS Thach (FFG 43) will depart San Diego for a scheduled six-month deployment to the 4th Fleet Area of Operations, Jan. 8. Thach’s crew of 220 Sailors and Coast Guardsmen will be performing Counter-Illicit Trafficking operations designed to improve maritime stability within the region and protect free use of the sea lanes by […]

  • 22 May 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy commissioned the latest San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) during a ceremony in San Diego, May 19. The ship is named for the city of San Diego, principal homeport of the Pacific fleet, and honors the people of “America’s Finest City” and its leaders for their continuous […]

  • 26 October 2011
    Training & Education

    USS Spruance (DDG 111), the newest destroyer to join the Navy’s Pacific Fleet, arrived in its homeport of San Diego for the first time Oct. 24. “The majority of Spruance’s crew has been preparing for this day for over two years,” said Cmdr. Tate Westbrook, commanding officer, Spruance. “Bringing a new Navy Destroyer to life […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) returned to its homeport of San Diego following the completion of a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of operation, Oct. 7. Deployed since Jan. 14, the ship and its crew of more than 250 Sailors conducted operations with the USS Nimitz (CVN 68) […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy has been given the task of returning NASA’s Orion capsule back to land after it returns from deep space missions and lands in the ocean. NASA’s ground systems development and operations program and U.S. Navy personnel have carried out a water recovery test, called Underway Recovery Test 5 (URT-5) using a test version […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69) is scheduled to return to San Diego, Sept. 11, after an eight-month independent deployment to the Western Pacific and U.S. Central Command areas of responsibility. Milius conducted ballistic missile defense operations and participated in maritime security operations in the Arabian Gulf. Milius enhanced relationships with foreign coastal states, […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The John C. Stennis Strike Group (JCSSG) returned to San Diego Apr. 29, marking the end of a successful deployment for Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9 and the guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) to the U.S. Navy’s 5th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility (AOR). While deployed, JCSSG conducted theater security operations with […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Officers from the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) invited instructors from Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (SMWDC) aboard for training, August 7. San Diego’s Commanding Officer, Capt. Carl W. Meuser, said: We in the surface community recognized that we weren’t as focused on warfighting as we could be, but […]

  • 17 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Senior project managers from NASA managing the Orion spacecraft’s Exploration Flight Test (EFT-1) visited San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22), Sept. 12 in preparation for a test to retrieve the Orion space capsule in January off the coast of Southern California. NASA representatives met with Rear Adm. Frank Ponds, commander […]

  • 7 April 2011
    Industry news

      San Diego’s slumping ship repair industry will get flooded with contracts if Congress passes a new defense budget soon, says the head of the… By Gary Robbins(SignonSanDiego) [mappress] Source: SignonSanDiego, April 7, 2011;