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  • 30 July 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    In a gesture of friendship and goodwill, Rear Adm. James F. Caldwell, commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, returned a Japanese good luck flag belonging to a World War II Imperial Japanese soldier, July 26. Caldwell returned the flag to Consul General of Japan, Toyoei Shigeeda, at the Consulate-General of Japan at Honolulu. The flag […]

  • 2 December 2014

    Sailors from amphibious dock landing ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) joined members of the American Legion, Boy Scouts of America and Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps to help lay to rest faded and torn American flags during a flag retirement ceremony in San Diego, Nov. 22. New Orleans’ Sailors provided the color guard service […]

  • 18 June 2014

    Vice Admiral Satish Soni, PVSM, AVSM,NM, ADC took over as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command at a Ceremonial Parade held at the Naval Base Visakhapatnam on 16 Jun.   Admiral Soni inspected the Ceremonial Guard and reviewed platoons of Naval personnel drawn from various ships and establishment of the Eastern Naval Command. The […]

  • 3 December 2014

    Lt. Earl Wilson, from the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) places an unserviceable American flag into the fire during an American flag retirement ceremony at American Legion Post 434. New Orleans is homeported in San Diego while undergoing a planned incremental availability maintenance period at BAE Systems Ship Repair. Image: U.S. […]

  • 27 February 2015

    On February 14, the ship’s company of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Hunter gathered outside the old Hunter building to lower the flag for the last time and officially close the building. The iconic building has housed and trained sailors for the last 74 years. The Naval Reserve Division at Windsor, Ont., was established in […]

  • 19 January 2012

    On 17 January 2012, following coordination with a Danish Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft operating on a search mission for pirate ships, the Spanish Combat Supply Ship SPS PATIÑO, Flagship of  Operation ATALANTA, assisted an Iranian flagged dhow which had run out of fuel off the Somali Coast. The 11 man crew of the dhow, […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The Naval War College began a Combined Force Maritime Component Commander (CFMCC) Flag Officer Course at U.S. Southern Command headquarters in Miami Nov. 13. With 13 nations in attendance, admirals and senior captains from Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Uruguay, Canada, the UK, and the United States met in […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Following its successful participation in Multilateral Naval Exercise Kakadu 2014 in Australia and port visit to Surabaya, Indonesia, BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PF-16) arrived in Zamboanga, Philippines, yesterday for a “Show The Flag” mission which aims to uplift the sense of patriotism and bring national pride to the Filipino citizens in Southern Philippines.   The Show […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Research & Development

    During one of their counter-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden, the EU Naval Force Ukrainian frigate, Hetman Sagaidachniy was tasked by the EU Force Headquarters to provide close protection at sea for a Lebanese-flagged merchant vessel, which had suffered engine failure and was drifting in the piracy high risk area in the Gulf of […]

  • 15 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Ten Navy ships, including USS Fort McHenry, are commemorating Flag Day today at the site of the historic battle that inspired the national anthem. Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen will take part in Flag Day events at Fort McHenry, the star-shaped fortress that endured what’s become one of the most remembered engagements of the war. […]

  • 15 October 2012

    First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope has seen his flag hoisted at HMS Victory in a handover ceremony with the new Second Sea Lord, Vice Admiral David Steel. Earlier the outgoing Second Sea Lord, Vice Admiral Sir Charles Montgomery, had stepped down from his duties after 37 years of naval service. Trumpets sounded at […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) reached the end of one journey and began a new one on November 5. For the first time in over a year the American flag was raised on the ship’s mast. Stennis was ready to return to sea, the last phase of her docking planned […]

  • 30 July 2012

    Rear Adm. Tilghman D. Payne relieved Rear Adm. Paul J. Bushong as Commander, Joint Region Marianas (JRM) during a change of command ceremony at Flag Circle in Asan, Guam, July 27. Payne also assumed the titles of U.S. Defense Representative Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Palau; and […]

  • 17 May 2013

    Severnaya Verf, on May 16, hosted a ceremony to celebrate the signing of the Acceptance Act and hoisting the RF Navy flag at the second serial corvette of project 20380 Boiky. Aleksandr Ushakov, Shipyard’s Director General, and Commander Victor Ivanov, Chairman of State Commission signed the document, reports The Boiky, developed by Almaz Design […]

  • 22 August 2011

      Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead announced Aug. 19 the following assignments: Rear Adm. Alton L. Stocks will be assigned as commander, Navy Medicine, National Capital Area/commander, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Md. Stocks is currently serving as commander, Navy Medicine East/commander, Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, […]

  • 28 May 2013

    The U.S. Coast Guard responded early Monday morning to a fire aboard the 917-foot cruise ship, Royal Caribbean Grandeur of the Seas, 35 nautical miles northwest of West End, Bahamas. At approximately 3 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Miami received a report of a fire aboard a Bahamian-flagged cruise ship carrying 2,224 passengers and 796 crew […]

  • 18 February 2015

    Several of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships from the Royal Canadian Navy’s Pacific Fleet were “dressed overall” from sunrise to sunset on Sunday, February 15, to commemorate National Flag of Canada Day, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The official ceremony inaugurating the new Canadian flag was held on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on […]

  • 21 August 2013

    Upon the recommendation of the Chief of Naval Operations, the Secretary of the Navy has approved the initial step to reduce, eliminate or consolidate a net of 35 Navy flag officer positions in the ranks of rear admiral (lower half) (O-7), rear admiral (O-8), and vice admiral (O-9) Navy officials announced Aug. 20. “We had […]

  • 5 September 2012

    A solemn flag-hoisting ceremony was held in Black Sea Fleet (BSF) Novorossiysk Naval Base on the newest Russian… [mappress] Source: rusnavy, Septembar 5, 2012

  • 1 May 2015

    In an effort to secure freedom of navigation, the US Navy started accompanying US-flagged commercial vessels passing through the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday. According to Reuters, the Navy vessels which are already deployed in the area will stay in communication and close enough to the US-flagged vessels to respond if needed, but would not escort them. […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Training & Education

    A Confederate flag finished a nearly 150-year journey as it traded hands from the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society (HRHS) to Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) during a ceremony at the society’s building in Dayton, Va., July 31. Capt. Henry Hendrix, NHHC’s director, accepted the flag which will be preserved and displayed in one of the […]

  • 21 April 2011

    Pirates seized an Italian-flagged vessel off the Horn of Africa on Thursday morning, the European Union’s anti-piracy taskforce said… (cnn) [mappress] Source: cnn , April 21, 2011;

  • 17 July 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy frigate HMS Somerset hoisted the new Somerset County flag after being presented with it by the Chairman of Somerset County Council. Councillor David Fothergill presented the flag to the ship’s captain Commander Mike Smith on board during a weekend visit by council representatives from across the ancient county. The guests were given […]

  • 31 July 2011
    Training & Education

      The commanding officer and several Sailors assigned to Virginia-class attack submarine USS New Hampshire (SSN 778) presented the namesake flag flown over the Arctic to New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch July 29. “You are doing a wonderful job and keep up the great work,” said Lynch. “I’m proud that New Hampshire is attached to […]

  • 4 July 2012
    Training & Education

      U.S. service members assigned to Naval Station Rota, Spain raised the U.S. flag aboard the Spanish Naval Base July 4 by special permission of the Spanish base commander. U.S. Naval Station Rota is only permitted to fly the U.S. flag with specific permission from the Spanish base commander-in-chief due to the restrictions set in […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors from Trident Training Facility (TTF) Bangor laid to rest faded and torn flags during a flag retirement ceremony in honor of Flag Day, June 14, at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor’s Deterrent Park. The Sailors placed the flags into the fire and rendered a salute while the flags were honorably burned. “Today was Flag Day, and […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Industry news

    The Portuguese Frigate NRP Álvares Cabral joined the EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Somalia – Operation Atalanta on 6 April 2013, in Djibouti. During her participation in Operation Atalanta, for the next 4 months, Álvares Cabral will be the EU Naval Force flagship, hosting the Force Commander and his multinational staff on board. NRP Álvares […]

  • 9 July 2012

    On the afternoon of 4 July, in the rough seas of the Gulf of Aden, EU Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Italian Frigate Scirocco rescued a Comoros flagged supply vessel which had been adrift and in total black out for more than 13 hours. The entire operation lasted in excess of 24 hours and was conducted […]

  • 2 September 2011
    Training & Education

      A group of Sailors from the fast attack submarine USS Virginia (SSN 774) helped stitch the National 9/11 Memorial Flag while it visited Portsmouth prior to its arrival in New York, Sept. 11. Virginia crewmembers also assisted Portsmouth firefighters fold the large flag for the next stop in its journey to Rhode Island. The […]