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  • 13 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Navy chief petty officer (CPO)-selectees assigned to Joint Expeditionary Base (JEB) Little Creek-Fort Story conducted a 9/11 Patriotic Day Ceremony in remembrance of the terrorist attacks, September 11. The ceremony, held in honor of the 11th anniversary of 9/11, honored those who perished in the attacks as well as highlighted American resolve and unity, and […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) held a holocaust remembrance ceremony in the ship’s forecastle April 23. Airman Zachary Rosen, the Jewish services leader for the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, reflected upon the importance of remembering the events that occurred during World War II. “We must never forget,” said Rosen. “Those […]

  • 12 September 2012

    The crew of USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) and embarked U.S. 6th fleet staff gathered for a remembrance ceremony to honor those whose lives were lost during the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11. The event opened with morning colors and was followed with remarks from Capt. Ted Williams, Mount Whitney’s commanding officer. “We will always […]

  • 13 April 2012
    Training & Education

      Submariners past and present, and distinguished guests gathered at the National Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu April 11, to commemorate 112 years of submarine service. The event was sponsored by the United States Submarine Veterans Inc. (USSVI) Bowfin Base Subvets. USSVI was founded in 1965 by a group of U.S. World War II […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Training & Education

    The Farrier Firefighting School honored the memory of 134 Sailors who died during a fire on board aircraft carrier USS Forrestal (CV 59), July 25.   Farrier, named in honor of a Forrestal Sailor, Chief Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) Gerald W. Farrier, holds the ceremony annually to recognize the living and deceased veterans of the […]

  • 23 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The Navy’s Farrier Fire Fighting School Learning Site (FFSLS) hosted the 45th annual memorial ceremony of the disaster aboard the aircraft carrier USS Forrestal (CVA 59) July 20, held by members of the USS Forrestal Association.
 The ceremony was attended by former crew members of Forrestal, surviving family members, Sailors and instructors from the fire […]

  • 8 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The red poppy is one of the most iconic symbols of remembrance and a Royal Navy ship is wearing hers with pride. The company of HMS Lancaster have taken time out of their busy patrols in the Caribbean to remember the brave men and women who have given their lives, or been injured, in the […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) commemorated the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with a ceremony at a memorial site in downtown Newport News. Nearly 100 Chief Petty Officers (CPOs) and CPO selects gathered at the Victory Arch to honor and remember the memories of loved […]

  • 12 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Sailors aboard USS Bonhomme Richard marked the 10th anniversary of 9/11 prior to pulling in from a brief underway period Sept. 8. “It’s important to remember these events, so we don’t forget our history,” said Capt. Jonathan Harnden commanding officer of USS Bonhomme Richard while addressing the crew. “When I was young, it was […]

  • 20 April 2012
    Training & Education

    In remembrance of the War of 1812, the crew of USS Nicholas (FFG 47) participated in physical fitness workouts and War of 1812 discussions, April 16. Nicholas is currently deployed supporting Joint Interagency Task Force South (JIATF-S) counter-narcotics operations in the U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) area of responsibility in support of Operation Martillo. For three […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Officers and Sailors of HMAS Stuart have gathered on the ship’s flight deck for a memorial service to remember the 725 lives lost in a battle on the 19th November 1941. As Stuart passed near the final resting place of HMAS Sydney (II) and HSK Kormoran, members of ship’s company remembered the battle vividly described […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Training & Education

    The construction of Nowra’s Boer War memorial was very much a community effort. In 1900, a committee was formed to raise funds for what was originally intended to mark just one aspect of the Boer War “the brave defence of Mafeking by Colonel Baden-Powell.”   Subscriptions were sought and, in January 1902, the memorial, designed […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The most hallowed day in the Royal Navy’s calendar – Nelson’s victory at Trafalgar – will be marked on Monday 21 October, the battle’s 208th anniversary. Taking place onboard HMS Victory, in Portsmouth, between 8am and 10am the commemorative event will be attended by senior Royal Navy personnel. October 21 is the anniversary of the […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Authorities

    The men and women of five British warships today sail to France where they will play a pivotal role in the D-Day commemorations.   The Royal Navy’s flagship, HMS Bulwark will lead Her Majesty’s Ships Richmond, Ledbury, Ranger and Express, as well as an international flotilla across the Channel to the Normandy Beaches where the […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Authorities

    Australian Navy’s HMAS Choules, at sea, conducted a clear lower deck on her flight deck, to commemorate Remembrance Day yesterday. Commanding Officer, Commander Chris Aulmann highlighted the significance of Remembrance Day and the sacrifice of the hundreds of thousands of men who enlisted to fight, and the thousands women who also enlisted and served over […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Training & Education

    The crew of USS Wasp (LHD 1) commemorated the 12th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001 with a ceremony held in the hangar bay, in port Norfolk. While television sets aired a 9/11 documentary in the background, the main event commenced with singing the national anthem, followed by the chaplain’s invocation and remarks from Wasp’s crew. […]

  • 26 April 2016
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) operating in the South China Sea remember USS Sigsbee (DD 502). On April 14, 1945, a kamikaze plane struck Sigsbee during the battle of Okinawa, killing 23 Sailors and causing extensive damage to the ship. The same day, 71 years later, Sailors aboard Chung-Hoon operating in the […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Authorities

    The Royal Navy has marked the centenary of the sinking of the cruiser HMS Hampshire in Orkney with the loss of 737 men, just days after she had survived the historic Battle of Jutland. The two services included a two-minute silence at 8.45pm, the time of the sinking, signalled by the firing of a Saluting […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Pearl Harbor survivor and USS Pyro (AE1) Sailor was remembered in an intimate sunrise ceremony in which his ashes were committed into the waters of Pearl Harbor near the Arizona Memorial, May 14. Commander Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Rear Adm. Frank Caldwell helped honor the late Donald Green by presiding over the ceremony. […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Authorities

    The ship’s company of HMS Pembroke recently paid tribute to the crew of HMS Isis, a Royal Navy Destroyer that was sunk during the Second World War. On the 26th March, the Sandown class Mine Counter Measures vessel visited the wreck in French waters just north of the Normandy coast, where she conducted a short […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Authorities

    The officers and crew of amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) gathered to remember those lost during the attacks on Pearl Harbor during a Remembrance Day ceremony, Dec. 7. The attacks brought more than 2,400 service member and civilian casualties, 2,008 of whom were Sailors. Seventy-three years ago President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered one […]

  • 7 December 2011
    Training & Education

    Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta released a message to Pearl Harbor survivors, Dec. 6. “Seventy years ago on a December morning, our nation sustained a cruel and destructive attack at Pearl Harbor. Our enemies thought that by this sudden and deliberate raid, they could weaken America. Instead, they only strengthened it. That day truly […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Authorities

    HMS Defender has marked the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Heligoland Bight while on her maiden deployment to the Gulf.   In a poignant service led by Chaplain Michael Meachin, the entire ship’s company of the Type 45 destroyer mustered to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice during the war. HMS Defender is […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Chief petty officers (CPO) and future CPOs from various commands around San Diego participated in a heritage event held at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery in Point Loma, Calif., Sept. 11. Retired Chief Electrician’s Mate Stuart Hedley was the guest speaker at the event. He served in the Navy from 1940-1960. Throughout his career, he survived 13 […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 14 held its annual Killed in Action Memorial Ceremony aboard Naval Air Station Jacksonville May 4. In 2004, seven Seabees of NMCB-14 were killed and 33 were injured in two attacks in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, while in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. “Their loved ones certainly served in a […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Authorities

    On the first Sunday of May each year, Canada and the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) pay tribute to those lost at sea during the longest campaign of the Second World War. The Naval Reserve plays an important role in this commemoration, as it is the face of the RCN in many Canadian cities from coast […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Training & Education

    As Americans and U.S. Navy ships across the globe pause to remember the 72nd anniversary of the day which will live in infamy, USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) Sailors re-lived the events through real-time updates over the loudspeaker in an effort to connect modern Sailors with their Naval heritage and history. The unprovoked, surprise attack […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The Captain and ship’s company of HMS Hurworth gathered to mark the 70th Anniversary of the sinking of the previous HMS Hurworth during the Second World War. The officers and ratings from the Portsmouth-based Hunt Class Minehunter attended a short service at Southsea war memorial, on the 22nd October, to remember the 131 lost in the […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Authorities

    The Royal Navy marked the 212th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar with a ceremony held aboard HMS Victory in Portsmouth, on October 21. Beginning with the daily naval ceremony of ‘Colours’, the White Ensign of the Royal Navy and the Union Jack were hauled up, followed shortly afterwards by the flag sequence indicating Nelson’s […]