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  • 3 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO) Adm. Michelle Howard visited Charlestown Navy Yard Oct. 2 to tour USS Constitution and conduct an all-hands call with the crew of Old Ironsides. Howard, the first female four-star admiral in U.S. Navy history and the first African-American woman to attain a four-star rank in the history of the […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Authorities

    The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock USS Arlington (LPD 24) welcomed two members of the U.S. House of Representatives as well as members of the NATO’s Parliamentary Assembly (NATO PA) aboard the ship for a tour, Jan. 29. U.S. Rep. Mike Turner, from Ohio and the President of the NATO PA, was joined by U.S. […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) welcomed a Kuwait Navy Delegation to Naval Station Norfolk for a tour, Dec. 11. MARMC personnel briefed the delegation on MARMC’s dive locker and recompression chamber capabilities during the visit. Derrick Mitchell, MARMC production manager, said: The objective of the visit was to provide the Kuwait Navy Delegation with information […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Authorities

    Royal Navy’s Plymouth-based frigate HMS Portland gave youngsters from a Cornish school a special treat when they were given a taste of life on a warship. The six and seven-year-olds were given the chance of a lifetime to learn about the life of sailors on board an operational warship and learn about life in the […]

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

    Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) leaders briefed Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert on technologies ranging from the electromagnetic railgun to the laser weapon system during his visit here Sept. 4.   The CNO spoke to Sailors and civilian technologists about the great impact of emerging capabilities on the current and […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Master Chief Petty Officer of the U.S. Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens visited Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam during a two-week fleet enhancement trip to the Pacific region April 14.   While in Pearl Harbor, Stevens visited the guided missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) where he was given a guided tour that included the ship’s Combat […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Authorities

    Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) Chuck Hagel arrived aboard the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) by MV-22 Osprey Jan. 14. During his time aboard, Hagel held an all-hands call where he spoke about the ship’s accomplishments during its recent sail around South America. America is currently underway conducting a variety of testing and evolutions […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sixteen of the country’s best and brightest young female engineers were filled with inspiration after visiting Britain’s biggest warship HMS Queen Elizabeth.   The undergraduates from the Brunel University branch of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) were given a personal tour of the 65,000-tonne new carrier – unveiled to the world last week as […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The Commander of Naval Striking and Support Forces at NATO (STRIKFORNATO), Vice Admiral Frank Pandolfe USN, has paid a visit to the Royal Navy’s Fleet Flagship HMS Bulwark. VAdm Pandolfe took the opportunity to visit the ship while she was alongside in Lisbon as part of a multi-national exercised called Cougar 13. The aim of […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) hosted a reception for senior Albanian defense officials aboard the ship September 26. The reception was an expression of Porter’s appreciation for hosting the ship and its crew in Vlore, and it also served to strengthen the ties between the U.S. and Albania. The guest list […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) welcomed more than 15,000 visitors while the ship was moored at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, Oct. 12. America’s flagship opened her brows to allow visitors the opportunity to tour the ship, learn how it operates and interact with Sailors who work on board. […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens recently visited aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). During the visit  Greenert and Stevensheld an all-hands call and conducted an international fleet engagement tour where they visited several ships and naval bases operating in the U.S. […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Authorities

    Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) leadership visited the Littoral Combat Ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) while it was in port Sasebo conducting routine maintenance, Mar. 20. While on board, JMSDF leadership toured Fort Worth’s bridge and mission control center as well as her airborne and waterborne mission zones. During the tour, the officers […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    U.S. Marines with the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) and U.S. Navy Sailors with the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) invited British Royal Navy sailors from the HMS Lancaster to tour the ship while out at sea April 30, 2015. During their visit, Royal Navy sailors were able to tour the ship and […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Authorities

    The US Navy’s Vice Chief of Naval Operations visited Naval Station Rota, Spain, March 8 and 9 as part of a visit to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operation. Adm. Michelle Howard’s two-day visit included a tour of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), a visit to U.S. Naval Hospital Rota, […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Authorities

    Royal Navy patrol boat HMS Example provided crew, students and guests with an opportunity to visit several historical sites of maritime significance in Newcastle and Tynemouth as part of an historical tour laid on by the Port of Tyne. The P2000 dropped guests off at Tynemouth Lighthouse and Newcastle Swing Bridge for tours of the […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Honorable Sean Stackley, Assistant Secretary of the Navy (ASN) for Research, Development and Acquisition (RDA), was the latest of several senior Defense Department leaders to visit Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division to see firsthand the in-house expertise and resources available at the Navy’s premiere research lab for weapons.   “NAWCWD is clearly a warfare […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Authorities

    The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) hosted the Commander of People’s Republic of China, People’s Liberation Army (Navy) [PLA(N)] South Sea Fleet July 15 while the ship was underway for Rim of the Pacific’s (RIMPAC) 2014.   While aboard, Vice Adm. Weilie Jiang toured Mercy’s facilities including casualty receiving, the ship’s […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Authorities

    The officers and crew of the guided missile destroyer USS Shoup (DDG 86) welcomed a congressional delegation (CODEL) led by U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-Ala.) for a ship tour, April 18. Cmdr. Bryant Trost, Shoup’s commanding officer, led the tour which consisted of a combat systems equipment room, combat information center, and the multi-function tow […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Authorities

    Royal Navy’s HMS Clyde recently paid a visit to the isolated island paradise of South Georgia where the winter is fast approaching. Before icebergs, growlers, bergy bits and mountainous seas set in, the patrol ship left her more regular waters around the Falklands and headed out across 860 miles of the South Atlantic. Aboard, aside from her […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Authorities

    Eleven officers from Marinha do Brasil (Brazilian navy) and Corpo de Fuzileiros Navais (Brazilian marine corps) visited the future amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) while operating off the coast of Brazil, Aug. 1-5.   The program provided an opportunity for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps team to interact and train with Brazilian […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Authorities

    The Spanish Ambassador to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, His Excellency Mr Miguel Angel Fernandez-Palacios Martinez, and the Spanish Ambassador to the UAE, His Excellency Mr. José Eugenio Salarich Fernández-Valderrama, recently visited Spanish warships, ESPS Galicia and ESPS Infanta Cristina. The two warships are currently deployed in the Horn of Africa as part of […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Authorities

    Nine Seattle area educators, along with leadership from Navy Recruiting District (NRD) Seattle and USS Momsen (DDG 92), visited Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Howard (DDG 83) for a tour during the 65th Annual Seafair celebration on July 31.   The area high school and university educators were briefed by the three commanding officers who spoke […]

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

    Surface Warfare Officers School (SWOS) hosted the commander of China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy Sept. 18.   Adm. Wu Shengli was accompanied by seven officers from the PLA Navy staff and given a tour of schoolhouse trainers by Capt. Dave Welch, SWOS commanding officer. They also participated in a roundtable discussion with 12 prospective commanding […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Authorities

    During a recent Port visit to Cairns, HMAS Newcastle gave 33 cadets from Cadet Training Ship Endeavour the opportunity to tour the Guided Missile Frigate.   The cadet unit based at HMAS Cairns took the rare opportunity afforded them to tour a major Fleet unit, meet some of the sailors and officers of Newcastle, and […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Authorities

    Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus completed a visit to the Indonesian province of North Sumatra Oct. 25 in conjunction with a port visit by Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate, USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60). During the stop, Mabus met with Chief of Naval Staff, Indonesia Navy, Adm. Marsetio, to discuss the relationship between […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The President of Mauritius, Kailash Purryag, visited the guided-missile frigate USS Simpson (FFG 56), while it’s moored in Port Louis, Mauritius taking part in Exercise Cutlass Express 2015, Feb. 3. During this exercise, U.S. and 12 East Africa partner nations simulated finding and combatting piracy as well as other illicit activity. It incorporated multilateral land, […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Training & Education

    Representatives from the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) have been given a tour of the facilities used to train Royal Navy submariners at HMS Raleigh, in Cornwall. The group of five visitors included Captain Toshiaki Hoshina the Director of the JMSDF Education Division and Captain Keizo Kitagawa, the Defence Attaché, from the Embassy of […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) welcomed approximately 4,700 Japanese visitors for the 22nd annual Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka’s (CFAY) Spring Festival, March 29. Guests were treated to displays of damage control equipment and learned about the ship’s capabilities on a tour route including the flight deck, helicopter hangar, connected […]