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  • 8 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Approximately 40 Marines and Sailors aboard the USS Somerset (LPD 25) interacted with members of Bay Area urban search and rescue teams on Treasure Island as a part of the disaster preparedness, disaster response training series featured throughout San Francisco Fleet Week. The hands-on urban search and rescue training afforded the DoD’s maritime service branches […]

  • 17 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF) and Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) are conducting a hurricane preparedness exercise, HURREX/Citadel Gale 12, April 16 through 27. The purpose of this annual exercise is to prepare the Navy to respond to weather threats to U.S. coastal regions, and to maintain its ability to deploy naval forces even […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Pacific Fleet will join international forces in the 10th Pacific Partnership mission, scheduled to begin in early June. This annual maritime operation will help improve disaster response preparedness while enhancing relationships among all participants. Led by the U.S. Navy, the Pacific Partnership 2015 (PP15) team includes personnel and assets from Australia, France, Japan, […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Hurricane season is right around the corner and Navy Region Southeast (NRSE) is gearing up for the 2014 HURREX Citadel Gale training exercise. The exercise began on May 5 and will last till May 15 in preparation for the upcoming hurricane season.   The purpose of HURREX Citadel Gale 2014 is to prepare regions Navy-wide […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Commander, U.S. Navy Installations Command (CNIC) will conduct Citadel Rumble 2013 (CR-13) exercise Aug. 20 – 22. CR-13 is a fully integrated, annual capstone disaster preparedness response and recovery exercise designed to evaluate Navy shore-based commands and installation emergency preparedness in response to an all hazards scenario. Navy Regions Midwest (NRMW), Northwest (NRNW) and Southwest […]

  • 5 April 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Pacific Partnership 2018 missions in Indonesia and Palau kicked off on April 2 and April 4, respectively. In Indonesia, the multinational humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HA/DR) preparedness mission officially kicked off with a two-part opening ceremony ashore and aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). The Palau mission stop […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S.-led humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission Pacific Partnership 2017 has arrived in Malaysia. Embarked aboard Military Sealift Command expeditionary fast transport USNS Fall River (T-EPF 4), servicemen arrived in Port Klang on April 8. The arrival marks Malaysia’s 12th year as a participant in Pacific Partnership, as well as its second year as […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) departed Bengkulu on April 10 concluding their Pacific Partnership stop in Indonesia. “I’d like to thank the residents of Bengkulu for their hospitality. I have found that they are some of the most engaging and friendly people I have ever met,” said Capt. David Bretz, […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) and U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF) are jointly conducting the annual hurricane preparedness exercise, HURREX/Citadel Gale 2014, from May 5 – 15 in preparation for the upcoming Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean area hurricane season.   The purpose of HURREX/Citadel Gale 2014 is to prepare the […]

  • 13 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Naval Base San Diego (NBSD) completed three days of annual disaster preparedness drills during Citadel Rumble 2012 (CR-12) from Aug. 7-9. CR-12 is a fully integrated response and recovery exercise designed to evaluate Navy shore-based commands and installation emergency preparedness in response to an all hazards scenario. This year’s training evolution was a collaboration across […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Center for Service Support (CSS) emergency management team provided evacuation and emergency preparedness training to Sailors and civilians for this hurricane season, Aug. 20. “You can’t take the threat of hurricanes lightly,” said Command Master Chief (SW/SCW/AW) Ray Rosado. Rosado said that every hurricane preparedness kit should include important documents, clothing, medication, tools, food and […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission Pacific Partnership 2017 (PP17) arrived in Kuching, Malaysia, April 14, aboard expeditionary fast transport USNS Fall River (T-EPF 4) . As the second and main mission stop in Malaysia, and the third mission stop overall, activities in Kuching have kicked off the large focus on humanitarian aid and […]

  • 10 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Pacific partnership staff and partner nation representatives met in Singapore, November 8-10, for a planning conference to finalize details for the upcoming mission, slated for the spring of 2017. In its 12th year, Pacific Partnership is the largest annual multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. This year’s mission will […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) departed its namesake city May 25 for Samoa, the first mission port of Pacific Partnership 2013. Conducted annually since 2006, Pacific Partnership is the largest disaster preparedness response mission in the Indo-Asia-Pacific Region. The mission was born after U.S. military responded to the needs of […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission Pacific Partnership 2017 made its initial mission stop in Hambantota, Sri Lanka on March 7 with the arrival of the United States Navy’s expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Fall River (T-EPF-4). This is also the first mission to Sri Lanka in the 12-year history of the annual civil-military operation. […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The annual disaster response preparedness exercise Pacific Partnership began March 4 as US Military Sealift Command (MSC) expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Brunswick (T-EPF 6) got underway from Naval Base Guam to start the mission in Indo-Pacific. Pacific Partnership is the largest annual, multilateral disaster response preparedness mission conducted in the region. This year’s mission will be […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force’s JS Kunisaki (LST 4003), carrying a multinational crew of U.S., Australian, Malaysian and Japanese personnel, arrived in Tacloban July 4 as part of Pacific Partnership 2014 (PP14).   The ship and its roughly 300 embarked personnel arrived nearly eight months after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the region. The 10-day operation consists […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Authorities

    Naval personnel aboard US Navy hospital ship USNS Mercy and fast transport ship USNS Brunswick have arrived in Vietnam and Thailand for the final mission stops of this year’s edition of the international humanitarian and disaster response exercise Pacific Partnership. Engagements kicked off in Khanh Hoa province, Vietnam on May 17. Apart from personnel the United […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The United States Navy expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Fall River (T-EPF-4) is making a goodwill visit to Yangon, Myanmar March 21-25 to enhance friendship and cultural exchange between U.S. service members and the people of Myanmar. The ship is transiting between mission stops in Sri Lanka and Malaysia for the annual Pacific Partnership mission, […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy has awarded Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) a contract to continue to provide Program Objective Memorandum (POM) assessment planning and warfare support analysis to the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. The contract has a period of performance of five years and a total contract value of $167 million.  SAIC is one […]

  • 18 March 2011

      On Wednesday 9 March 2011 HMAS Toowomba (Commander Andrew Quinn) successfully completed Work Up Progress Evaluation or WUPE (Pronounced WUPPIE). It sounds innocuous enough but it is actually a very detailed assessment of the ship’s capabilities. The assessment is part of the preparedness training and includes exercises and activities that test the capability of […]

  • 29 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Representatives of the U.S. Navy and other Pacific Partnership nations gathered in Singapore February 22-26 for a planning conference in preparations for the 2016-mission. Now in its 11th year, Pacific Partnership is the largest annual multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. This year’s mission will be led by Commander, […]

  • 3 July 2013

    Pacific Partnership 2013 arrived at its third mission port, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, July 3. U.S., partner nation military members and non-governmental organization volunteers are scheduled to take part in a variety of projects while ashore in the Marshall Islands such as the installation of rain water catchment and filtration, health fairs, engineering […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 2016 edition of the largest annual multilateral disaster relief preparedness mission Pacific Partnership concluded in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. The mission was led by Commander, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 23, embarked aboard hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19). Approximately 1,200 military and civilian personnel from Australia, Canada, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, Singapore, the United Kingdom […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Military Sealift Command hospital ships USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) and USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) recently returned to their homeports. Mercy returned to Naval Base San Diego Sept. 27, after a nearly five-month deployment in support of Pacific Partnership 2015. The mission provided humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. Comfort returned to […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Military Sealift Command joint high speed vessel USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3) arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations May 31 in support of Pacific Partnership 2015 (PP15). Millinocket and embarked Task Force Forager, led by an expeditionary command element from the Navy’s 30th Naval Construction Regiment (30 NCR) from Port Hueneme, California, […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Chief petty officers from the U.S. Navy and partner nations in Eastern Europe kicked off the Eurasian Partnership Capstone Senior Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) Development Training Workshop at Naval Support Activity (NSA) Naples, Sept. 8.   The workshop’s concept is to promote and share ideas with NCOs from Romania, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Georgia, Turkey and Azerbaijian. Through […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Training & Education

    The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) launched on Wednesday a 3-day naval war-games, codenamed Fath 91, in the Persian Gulf, according to Fars News Agency. During the war-games they will exercise different tactics of naval defense. What is more, within the framework of planned drills the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps will also conduct coordination tactics […]

  • 16 March 2012
    Authorities

    South Korean military warns about the need to increase vigilance and preparedness for adequate response to potential North Korea’s military provocations at sea. South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff ordered national navy to be ready for immediate and powerful all-arms retaliation for North Korean Navy’s provocations. South Korean military concerns that DPRK naval forces will […]