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  • 19 September 2014
    Authorities

    Ship’s crew and guests aboard the Military Sealift Command joint high-speed vessel USNS Choctaw County (JHSV 2) look at the fireworks in Baltimore during the city’s Star Spangled Spectacular.   Baltimore’s Star-Spangled Spectacular drew to a close, Sept. 15, as more than 2,000 Sailors, Marines and foreign military personnel departed the area after successful participation […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Authorities

    Baltimore’s Star-Spangled Spectacular drew to a close, Sept. 15, as more than 2,000 Sailors, Marines and foreign military personnel departed the area after successful participation in a week-long series of events celebrating the 200th anniversary of the US national anthem.   Highlighting the week was a special air show from the Navy’s Flight Demonstration Team, the […]

  • 9 June 2016
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    The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin, a 175-foot buoy tender homeported in Baltimore, set the historic Francis Scott Key buoy in the Patapsco River near the Francis Scott Key Bridge. The buoy is set to symbolically mark the location where the ship carrying Francis Scott Key, the author of “The Star-Spangled […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Authorities

    The company of a British warship have formed up and spelled out a special message for their American colleagues ahead of arriving into Baltimore.   Royal Navy frigate, HMS Argyll, will shortly come alongside in the US city just as the Star Spangled Spectacular – a commemorative event marking the 200th anniversary of the US […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO (SNMG2) arrived yesterday, September 10, in Baltimore as part of the Star Spangled Spectacular celebrations taking place here.   This port visit is part of a North American deployment for SNMG2, during which the force has completed numerous exercises with allied nations in the waters of the Western Atlantic. This is […]

  • 20 June 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Secretary of the Navy, Ray Mabus, and other dignitaries commemorated the U.S. declaration of war against England, beginning the War of 1812, during a ceremony at Fort McHenry in Baltimore June 18. The ceremony, titled “From Enemies to Allies: 200 Years of Peace,” included performances by the U.S. Navy Band, Her Majesty’s Royal Marine Band, […]

  • 18 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors visiting Baltimore’s Sailabration and Baltimore Navy Week witnessed a historic moment, June 14, as three threads from the original Star-Spangled Banner were sewn into the National 9/11 Flag. The ceremony, hosted by The Star-Spangled Banner House and New York Says Thank You Foundation, was attended by local VIPs and Navy officers, as well as […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus arrived in Baltimore Sept. 10 aboard the U.S. Naval Ship Choctaw County (JHSV 2) for the beginning of the Baltimore Navy Week and the Star Spangled Spectacular.   The Choctaw County is named after Choctaw County, Mississippi, where Secretary Mabus served as the state’s governor for four years from […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    HMCS Athabaskan departed Halifax September 7 to support Operation Caribbe, Canada’s contribution to the multinational campaign against illicit trafficking and organized crime in the Caribbean and on the Pacific coast of Central America.   The ship will join allied forces in the area of operations later this month. It will be the sixth Royal Canadian […]

  • 6 March 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors from Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) visited the ship’s namesake in Baltimore, March 2, to participate in a flag changing ceremony and to tour the historic fort. The visit precedes the ship’s visit to Baltimore for the Commemoration of the War of 1812, in June 2012. Operations Specialist […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Authorities

    HMS Argyll arrived in Baltimore to join Americans in a week-long commemorative event celebrating the 200th birthday of the US National Anthem.   As Argyll entered the harbour sailing under Key Bridge there was an impressive 21 gun salute between the ship and Fort McHenry, honouring the work of Francis Scott Key who witnessed the […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) returned to Naval Station Norfolk today following a six-month deployment in the U.S. Fleet Forces and 6th Fleet Areas of Operations. Leyte Gulf deployed June 25, 2014 to the Mediterranean Sea, where the ship assumed duties as Standing NATO Maritime Group (SNMG) 2 flagship July 8, in […]

  • 18 November 2011
    Training & Education

    USS Hurricane (PC 3) and USS Monsoon (PC 4) arrived in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor Nov. 16 for the launch of Maryland’s Star-Spangled Bicentennial, a War of 1812 commemoration event that will be held here in June 2012. With Sailors manning the rails, the ships will join Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Department […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Training & Education

    Rear Admiral John Newton, Commander of Maritime Forces Atlantic issued the following statement on Friday 19th September, regarding a port visit of the Norwegian Navy vessel His Norwegian Majesty’s Ship (HNoMS) Fridtjof Nansen:   “To the commander and sailors of HNoMS Fridtjof Nansen, it is my pleasure to welcome you for your two day port […]

  • 21 November 2014
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    Royal Navy’s HMS Argyll has looked to support the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC) during her Caribbean deployment raising over £1,700 for this worthy cause. A particular success was her visit to Baltimore where the ship raised over $2,100 in four days. The ship’s company have also taken part in charity bike rides […]

  • 17 September 2014
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    As the sun sets on five days of commemorative celebrations in Baltimore, HMS Argyll’s sailors look back on the key role they played in the biggest party in town, in honour of the 200th birthday of the US National Anthem.   The ship and her sailors have not failed to delight the crowds of people […]

  • 23 May 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The rain held back as the sun shined, while the US Navy Band played ’Waltzing Matilda’ to a captive audience outside the US Navy Memorial in Washington DC. Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea, both US Navy and Royal Australian Navy forces were well represented at the ceremony. The Battle […]

  • 13 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Operation Sail (OpSail) 2012 in Norfolk, Va. came to a close June 12 as U.S. Navy vessels and coalition ships departed for their next port of call in Baltimore, where they will participate in Bicentennial of the War of 1812 commemoration taking place there June 11-19. Retired Rev. David LaSalle offered a centuries-old Blessing of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 June 2012

    USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) welcomed more than 1,000 guests aboard for the Star-Spangled Sailabration, June 15, commemorating the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 and the nation’s flag. Crew members conducted guided tours around the deckplates and visitors observed the day-to-day activities Sailors and Marines perform aboard the ship, as well as some […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Canadian Navy’s HMCS Athabaskan returned to her home port of Halifax, N.S. yesterday, after a successful deployment on Operation Caribbe, Canada’s contribution to the multinational campaign against illicit trafficking by transnational organized crime in the Caribbean basin and the eastern Pacific Ocean. HMCS Athabaskan seamlessly conducted joint operations, supported multiple aircraft patrol sorties and participated in six […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to USS Constitution kicked off their participation in Buffalo Navy Week as part of the bicentennial of the War of 1812 commemoration taking place in Buffalo, N.Y., Sept. 10-17. Constitution Sailors are scheduled to participate in community service projects, perform War of 1812-era gun drills and 17th century boarding pike drills daily at […]

  • 6 July 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The vice chief of naval operations (VCNO) met with Boston city officials and U.S. Sailors July 5 to thank them for their hard work during Boston Navy Week. Adm. Mark Ferguson met with Mayor Thomas Menino at Boston City Hall to thank him for the warm hospitality that the city showed Sailors while USS Wasp […]

  • 13 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to USS Constitution will participate in Baltimore Navy Week as part of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 commemoration taking place there June 11-19. Constitution Sailors have multiple visits with local veterans planned, and will perform War of 1812-era gun drills and 17th century boarding pike drills daily in the vicinity of […]

  • 13 June 2012
    Training & Education

      Sailors assigned to guided-missile frigate USS Underwood (FFG 36) gathered to honor deceased U.S. Sailors interred at the Dissident Cemetery in Valparaiso, Chile, June 11. A Chilean navy band that performed the “Star Spangled Banner” and “Taps” joined the group of 17 Sailors and officers. As the Underwood crew members stood in formation, Cmdr. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to USS Constitution taught early U.S. Navy history to students at West Elementary School in West Seneca, N.Y., Sept. 10. Constitution Sailors gave an interactive historical presentation to more than 120 fifth grade students as part of Buffalo Navy Week taking place Sept. 10-17. “The level of knowledge and interest exhibited by the […]

  • 29 May 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Coalition ship KRI Dewaruci of Indonesia held a reception in Staten Island, N.Y., May 25, during Fleet Week New York 2012. The event was hosted by Consul General of Indonesia in New York Ghafur Dharmaputra, Ambassador of Indonesia to the U.N. Desra Percaya and Commanding Officer of KRI Dewaruci Letkol Laut Haris Bima Bayuseto. The […]