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  • 27 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Twenty-one crew members from aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) took a carrier on board delivery (COD) flight to aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) today to reunite with family members currently serving aboard Ike. Crew members from Enterprise toured the Ike and seized the opportunity to spend time with family members and […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Training & Education

    The USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720) Family Readiness Group is spreading the warmth this December by collecting and donating winter clothing to a homeless center in Westerly, R.I., Dec. 10. Lindsay Bussick, USS Pittsburgh Family Readiness Group co-chair helped to spearhead this initiative to collect winter clothing to those who are most in need. The FRG […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Training & Education

    The Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Anzac sailed in early December with almost 252 family and friends embarked for a family sea day – the ship’s way of saying thanks to those special to them for their support in 2014 and into 2015. With the ship’s company having been away for ten months of  2014, […]

  • 7 August 2013
    Training & Education

    More than 400 friends and family members arrived on board the U.S. 6th Fleet flagship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) for a one-day Tiger Cruise in Gaeta, Italy, Aug. 5. Participants in the event, also known as ‘tigers’, received a welcome aboard package upon arrival which included a welcome aboard letter, a schedule of events […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Authorities

    Electronics Technician 1st Class Mike Allred reunites with his family on the pier following the return of the Virginia-class attack submarine USS North Carolina (SSN 777) to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.   The submarine returns after completing a deployment to the western Pacific region where it conducted a variety of operations and theater security exercises […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The Guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) hosted the family of the ship’s namesake, May 2.   Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt’s grandson, H. Delano Roosevelt, took a tour of Roosevelt with family and friends during a scheduled port visit in Manama, Bahrain. The tour was led by Cmdr. Jay Clark, Roosevelt’s commanding officer. Sailors from […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Training & Education

    Over the past six weeks HMAS Adelaide has embarked over 1,400 military personnel as part of a series of amphibious exercises and strategic sealift tasks. Adelaide’s ship’s company is used to having extra people on board, but there was something different about the group that embarked on the 26 June in Adelaide for the transit […]

  • 8 November 2013

    HMS Diamond has conducted a Families’ Day alongside in Portsmouth to allow ship’s company to showcase their ship to their loved ones prior to deployment in 2014. Two hundred and thirty family and friends experienced a busy day on board; several stances were put together by members of the ship’s company. There were fire fighting […]

  • 6 December 2011
    Training & Education

    The relationship between the Navy League’s New Mexico Commissioning Committee and the crew of USS New Mexico (SSN 779) during its 33-year lifespan will mirror that of an extended family. Coincidentally, every year from Nov. 1-30, we reflect on the sacrifices and services of our families during National Military Family Appreciation Month. The Navy League’s […]

  • 5 October 2012
    Training & Education

    More than 90 crew and family members of USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112), the Navy’s newest guided-missile destroyer, commemorated the ship’s namesake with a day of events dedicated to Lt. (SEAL) Michael P. Murphy Oct. 2. The crew and families were joined by Murphy’s family, including his mother and ship’s sponsor, Maureen; father, Dan; and […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Authorities

    Families of Royal UK Navy and civilian personnel based at HMS Gannet came together recently to learn more about the unit’s work.   The annual Families Day is always a fun event, but it does have a more serious note allowing family members to understand more about the work carried out by one of the […]

  • 4 November 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    “In our military families, we see the best our country has to offer. They demonstrate the virtues that have made America great for more than two centuries and the values that will preserve our greatness for centuries to come,” President Barack Obama said in his proclamation issued today declaring the month of November as Military […]

  • 23 February 2012
    Training & Education

    The commanding officer of USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), U.S. 7th Fleet command ship, presented the ship’s Family Readiness Group’s (FRG) cabinet with letters of thanks, Feb. 21. Capt. Daniel Grieco presented the awards during an informal ceremony in his cabin while the group enjoyed cookies and coffee. Each year a new FRG cabinet must […]

  • 13 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The “USS Oklahoma Family” and friends visited the USS Midway Museum during a four-day reunion commemorating the attack on Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941. Four survivors from the “family” who were stationed aboard the battleship USS Oklahoma (BB 37) during the attack were honored with the presentation of the national ensign and Navy flag, the […]

  • 31 July 2013
    Training & Education

    The crew of Plymouth Royal Navy warship HMS Sutherland took its families and friends for a rare day at sea to say thank you for their support during long periods away at sea. Commander Al Wilson, the commanding officer of HMS Sutherland had his family on board. He said: “To be able to say thank […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Authorities

    HMAS Stuart wrapped up 2014 in style with a families’ cruise on 18 December to thank those who had supported the ship over what was a long and demanding year for the ‘Tartan Terror’. Nearly 200 visitors joined the crew of Stuart for a short day of sailing through Sydney Harbour and off the NSW […]

  • 28 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) launched the United Through Reading program while on deployment in the Western Pacific Aug. 27. United Through Reading is a program uniting Sailors with their families on deployment by recording Sailors reading children’s books and shipping that recording home. “This program promotes both literacy and maintaining family […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Royal Naval families were treated to a day at sea by the grateful crew of the Plymouth-based amphibious ship HMS Bulwark. The Royal Navy’s Fleet Flagship, at high readiness to deploy anywhere in the world at very short notice, took a short break from tasking welcome the families of her ship’s company at sea off […]

  • 13 September 2012
    Training & Education

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) welcomed nearly 180 friends and family members aboard for a friends and family day cruise, Sept. 7. The crew held its annual one-day excursion to boost morale and give loved ones a chance to experience life aboard a Navy ship first-hand. “Bunker Hill has had a […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Training & Education

    HMS Defender took families and friends to sea for the first time recently, showing off the ship and giving family members the chance to see what life is like at sea for their serving relations. The day included escorting HMS Edinburgh into harbour for the last time before she was decommissioned, full manoeuvrability and fire […]

  • 8 February 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines aboard multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) welcomed aboard friends and family for a three-day Tiger Cruise Feb. 5-7. Bataan’s “Tigers” – a term describing the friends and family members of the crew – were transported via bus from Norfolk, Va., to Morehead City, N.C., to meet the ship as […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Two Sailors assigned to USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) were reunited with family aboard the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) during a cross-deck between the two ships March 23. The Eisenhower is relieving the Stennis after a 7-month deployment to the U.S. Navy’s 5th Fleet area of responsibility. Since the Eisenhower is scheduled […]

  • 16 January 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The director of Navy Task Force Energy (TFE) addressed Sailors and families aboard USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) during the ship’s Family Day Cruise Jan. 12. Rear Adm. Philip Cullom praised the crew for their leadership and sacrifice in serving the nation. The ship will depart San Diego in February to join forward deployed naval […]

  • 19 September 2011
    Training & Education

      OSN will attend EXPOMIL 2011 (22 – 25 September 2011 | Bucharest, Romania) exhibiting a range of naval products particularly the MOSAIC Family Corvette. The MOSAIC Family embraces a wide range of possible configurations from 1500 to 2400 tonnes, designed to meet the requirements of littoral or Blue Water operations. Modular Open System Architecture, […]

  • 12 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The Nation’s high readiness carrier, HMS Illustrious, has swapped her helicopters and Royal Marines Commandos for family members as they enjoyed a families’ day at sea. HMS Illustrious hosted just over 800 family members, providing a unique and exciting opportunity to gain an insight into life on board a Royal Navy warship at sea. With […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Training & Education

    On Sunday morning 27 July a memorial service for the victims of Malaysia Airlines MH17 was held on board HNLMS De Zeven Provinciën.   The Dutch frigate is currently at sea off the coast of Somalia conducting counter-piracy patrols as part of the EU Naval Force. The warship’s Chaplain, Thijs Oosterhuis, led the service, with […]

  • 7 February 2012
    Training & Education

    The owner and family members of a Japanese fishing vessel, found missing by the U.S. Navy during Operation Tomodachi, visited the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) to say “thank you,” in Tomakomai, Japan, Feb. 5. Shiho Orikasa and her family visited the crew to show their appreciation and gratitude for their […]

  • 7 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The party had been planned by the children of HMS Heroes – a group set up and run by the children of Service families with the support of Plymouth City Council. About 60 children from Schools all over Plymouth and 40 veterans attended the party. The children designed the invitations and the menu and created […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Authorities

    Three new service family accommodation flats were opened in Portsmouth Naval Base on January 9. The official opening was attended by defence minister Mark Lancaster, naval base commander Commodore Jeremy Rigby and the chief executive of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC) Robert Robson. At the official opening, defence minister Mark Lancaster said: […]