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  • 18 September 2013
    Research & Development

    Cotherm of America Corporation’s managing director Ted Jagusztyn, who holds a patent for drilled hydrothermal energy (DHE) technology, has set his eyes on developing this kind of energy infrastructure on the island of Guam, USA. He visited the island of Guam, where he met with the Guam Power Authority, the University of Guam, and Guam […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy submarine USS Asheville (SSN 758) completed her homeport shift from Pearl Harbor arriving at Naval Base Guam on December 14. Asheville replaced USS Chicago (SSN 721) as Guam’s fourth forward-deployed Los Angeles-class attack submarine. Chicago shifted homeport to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in September 2017. “It’s great to be reunited with family and friends on […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Marianas awarded Guam Pacific International, Barrigada, Guam, a $9 million multiple award construction contract Sept. 26, for repairs on explosive magazines at Naval Magazine, Naval Base Guam.   NAVFAC Marianas, Guam, is the contracting activity. The work to be performed provides for the repair of 18 high explosive magazines. Repairs […]

  • 27 July 2018

    US Navy’s Guam-based “Island Knight” sailors from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 rescued three divers separated from their boat more than 15 miles from the Guam shore on July 26. US Coast Guard Sector Guam notified HSC-25 that the divers who were spearfishing had gone missing. A rescue mission was launched immediately by HSC-25 […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and its embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2 departed Guam after a scheduled four-day port visit, February 14. While in Guam, Carl Vinson sailors hosted distinguished visitors, toured local sites, and participated in community relations projects with various charitable organizations on the island. Commander, Carrier […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy is set to christen two ships in two ceremonies on different sides of the world on Saturday, April 27. The first ceremony will occur in Okinawa, Japan, where high-speed transport vessel USNS Guam (T-HST 1) will be christened at 10 a.m. Japan Standard Time. Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyer, the future USS Lyndon […]

  • 7 September 2016

    USS Fort Worth (LCS 3), the U.S. Navy littoral combat which had undergone repairs in Singapore after suffering a breakdown, reached Guam on September 6 during her return to the San Diego homeport. By entering Guam, USS Fort Worth sailors completed the longest leg of their transit back home since departing Singapore in August. While in Guam, the ship […]

  • 16 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Family members and friends welcomed USS Key West (SSN 722) Sailors during an arrival ceremony on U.S. Naval Base Guam Nov. 9. As one of three forward-deployed submarines, Key West, a fast-attack submarine, replaces USS Buffalo (SSN 715) that transfers to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, in early 2013. “Our taxpayers are getting their money’s worth from […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy’s amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) arrived in Guam on August 29 to undergo mid-deployment repairs. The scheduled voyage repair availability (VRAV) comes four months into Ashland’s multi-month deployment in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. The ship will undergo important upkeep and repair work made possible by Guam’s facilities and ship support personnel. […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Guam-based Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 Det. 6 returned home after a seven-month deployment in the western Pacific and South China Sea. The detachment departed Guam May 25, and supported Commander Amphibious Force 7th Fleet from naval air facility Atsugi and aboard amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD) 6. In July, HSC-25 conducted […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The U.S. Naval Submarine Training Center Pacific (NSTCP) held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Mobile Trainer (MT) 1000 submarine firefighting trainer on Polaris Point, Guam, August 26. According to U.S. Navy, the MT-1000 is the hottest firefighting trainer it has. It can run until temperatures reach 700 degrees Fahrenheit at five feet above the […]

  • 29 January 2016

    The floating dry-dock “Richland” (ADFM-8) was relocated from the confines of Apra Harbor, U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG), January 28, as a multitude of vessels gathered at NBG’s inner harbor. After all inspections and checks of seaworthiness were complete, the 212-foot, 467-ton tug Rhocas got underway from NBG with the Richland under tow. Rhocas was […]

  • 16 January 2012

    USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) temporarily relieved USS Frank Cable (AS 40) as the primary afloat maintenance activity in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility Jan. 9, allowing Frank Cable to depart its homeport in Guam and head to Portland, Oregon, for a regular overhaul and dry-docking (ROH). “The regular overhaul involves preventive […]

  • 18 September 2014

    Distinguished guests from the Guam legislature, Guam mayor’s council and Guam chamber of commerce visited the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) for an underway embark, Sept. 16.   Sen. Rory Respicio, majority leader of the Guam Legislature; Sen. Christopher Duenas, legislative assistant minority leader; Robert D.C. Hoffmann, mayor and vice […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) arrived at Naval Base Guam to temporarily assume the responsibilities as Guam’s main submarine repair facility, Nov. 21. Emory S. Land, originally homeported in Diego Garcia, will replace the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40), during Frank Cable’s scheduled Regular Overhaul and Dry Docking in Portland, […]

  • 19 July 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert attended the Wreath-Laying Ceremony for the National Commemoration of the 68th Anniversary of the Liberation of Guam and the Battle for the Northern Marianas at the Tomb of the Unknowns in the Arlington National Cemetery, July 17. Following the ceremony CNO recognized the significance of remembering our […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) returned to her Guam homeport on January 23 after completing an eight-month overhaul in Portland, Oregon. Frank Cable, which departed Guam March 6, 2017, completed maintenance, renewal and repairs at Vigor Marine’s shipyard which returned the 40 year-old ship to its designed mission capabilities. “This feels […]

  • 15 August 2014

    Amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu “Iron Nickel” (LHA 5), the U.S. Navy’s only remaining LHA class ship, pulled into Guam for a four-day port visit, Aug. 15.   This marks the first time Peleliu has visited Guam since its 2010 deployment and the first port visit for any amphibious assault ship since the USS Bonhomme […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Industry news

    Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Pacific awarded a $42.3 million firm-fixed-price task order under a multiple award construction contract May 12 to Guam MACC Builders A JV, a large business of Honolulu, Hawaii, for the construction of modular storage magazines at Naval Base Guam.   “This contract will deliver infrastructure improvements to Naval Base Guam, […]

  • 10 January 2018

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 December 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo on Tuesday issued the following statement on the status of the negotiations between the U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command Pacific (NAVFAC Pacific) and the Guam Shipyard on a long-term lease for a ship repair facility on Guam. “The U.S. Navy, NAVFAC Pacific in particular, has not been negotiating in good faith […]

  • 5 August 2014

    Sailors from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 conducted a search and rescue (SAR) operation and rescued two distressed swimmers, one male and one female, off the coast of Gun Beach Aug. 5 at approximately 2:20 p.m.   HSC-25 received a request from U.S. Coast Guard Sector Guam at approximately 1:40 p.m. A Navy MH-60S […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) arrived in Guam for a routine port visit on September 24. While in Guam, Chancellorsville sailors had the opportunity to experience the culture and take part in morale, welfare and recreation (MWR) events. The crew will also get the chance to interact with the local citizens through […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Submarine Squadron 15 held a change of command ceremony at the U.S. Naval Base Guam on Polaris Point, June 20. Capt. David Schappert relieved Capt. Jeffrey Grimes as commander, Submarine Squadron (COMSUBRON) 15. Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMSUBPAC) Rear Adm. Frederick Roegge was the guest speaker for the ceremony and discussed the importance […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Works on improving the submarine repair facilities at the U.S. Navy base Polari Point, Guam, are set to be completed in December, the U.S. Navy said. An expanded Emergent Repair Facility (ERF), dehumidified warehouse and ship’s support building will allow submarine tenders USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) and USS Frank Cable (AS 40) to […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy carrier strike group assembled around aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan arrived at Naval Base Guam for a port visit after completing participation in exercise Valiant Shield. Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) and the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) arrived in Guam on September 24. Over […]

  • 28 May 2013

     A crew from Fleet Logistics Support Squadron Six Two (VR-62) helped rescue a boat and five people who were adrift and lost at sea last week. The ‘Nomads’ crew and C-130 aircraft were diverted from mission Convoy 3744 and became Rescue 313 while transiting through Guam. The Nomads were on a scheduled overnight stop in […]

  • 12 June 2015

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67) arrived in Guam for a scheduled port visit, June 11. While in Guam, Shiloh Sailors will get to enjoy different moral, welfare, and recreation (MWR) events. Shiloh is on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility in support of security and stability in the Indo-Asia […]