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  • 1 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) has arrived at the new homeport Fleet Activity Yokosuka, Japan, Oct. 1. By docking at the base, USS Ronald Reagan has replaced USS George Washington (CVN 73) as America’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier. The arrival of the carrier comes at a time when Japan is actively committing to […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Authorities

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65) is scheduled to depart San Diego Oct. 2 for Yokosuka, Japan, where the ship will join U.S. 7th Fleet’s Forward Deployed Naval Forces. Benfold will enhance presence in 7th Fleet as part of the U.S. Navy’s long-range plan to send the most advanced and capable units to the […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) arrived in the U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations to begin the Southern Seas 2015 deployment and participate in UNITAS 2015, from late Sept. to mid Dec. 2015. George Washington, Carrier Strike Group 9 (CSG9), Carrier Air Wing 2 (CVW-2), USNS Bighorn (T-AO-198), USNS Guadalupe (T-AO-200), USS […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Authorities

    After nearly 28 years of Naval service, friends, family members, former and present crewmembers will gather at Naval Station Norfolk to decommission USS Kauffman (FFG 59), Norfolk’s last Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate, Sept. 18. In the 28 years of service, USS Kauffman gave its nation, the ship and its crews more than 20 deployments in […]

  • 31 August 2015
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    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) returned to Naval Station Norfolk Aug. 28, following a seven-month deployment in the U.S. 4th Fleet and U.S. 6th Fleet areas of operations. Jason Dunham deployed to the Caribbean on Jan. 27. With an embarked U.S. Coast Guard law enforcement detachment, Jason Dunham conducted operations […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Authorities

    Cmdr. Robert S. Gerosa Jr. assumed the duties as 74th commanding officer of USS Constitution from Cmdr. Sean D. Kearns during a change of command ceremony aboard the ship Aug. 14 in Dry Dock 1 at Charlestown Navy Yard. Gerosa, a native of New Rochelle, New York, is a 1990 graduate of Iona Preparatory School […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Authorities

    A Spanish Navy diving unit from Puntales Naval Station has collaborated with U.S. Navy divers in repair works of a propeller blade of the USS Ross in Rota Naval Base, Spain. A group of American divers and support personnel flew from the US to help repair the damaged blade. The propeller had to be removed […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), Adm. Jonathan Greenert, visited the crew of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego Aug. 17. After serving for seven years as the U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier in Yokosuka, Japan, the George Washington conducted a hull-swap with the […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s USS Ashland (LSD 48) is scheduled to arrive in Saipan on August 7 to provide relief in the aftermath of Typhoon Soudelor, which devastated the island on August 2-3. Agencies including the Government of Guam, American Red Cross, Ayuda Foundation and other non-profit/non-governmental organizations have provided supplies to aid in the effort. Upon arriving in […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy will commission its newest fast attack submarine, the future USS John Warner (SSN 785), during a 10 a.m. EDT ceremony Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at Naval Station Norfolk, in Norfolk, VirginiaVa.  John Warner, designated SSN 785, honors Sen. John W. Warner for a lifetime of service to the Commonwealth of Virginia and […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) and Marines from the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) conducted a non-combatant evacuation operation (NEO) exercise while underway during composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX), July 23. NEO exercises help to prepare Kearsarge for the safe evacuation of Americans or third country nationals during times of […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Training & Education

    More than 75 military personnel, including 54 members of partner-nation navies, assembled July 27 on Naval Station Mayport for PANAMAX 2015, an exercise aimed at developing strong working relationships between multinational forces to ensure the defense of the Panama Canal. The exercise, which is scheduled to run July 27 – Aug. 7, includes participants from […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Authorities

    Rear Adm. Christopher W. Grady relieved Rear Adm. Pete A. Gumataotao as commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic (SURFLANT) July 24 during a ceremony aboard USS Wisconsin (BB 64). Gumataotao served as commander since August 2013, continuing to reshape the surface force footprint in the Atlantic. Well representing the Navy as “America’s away team,” SURFLANT has […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Authorities

    Past and current crew, plank owners, former and current commanding officers, namesake relatives and friends and family gathered at Naval Base San Diego July 23 to bid farewell to USS Gary (FFG 51), the last remaining Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate on the West coast after 31 years of service. Gary’s keel was laid down […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Authorities

    On July 19, the US Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced that the next Independence variant littoral combat ship will be named USS Cincinnati (LCS 20). Cincinnati will be built by Austal USA in Mobile, Alabama. It will be 419 feet long and be capable of operating at speeds in excess of 40 knots. […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s guided-missile frigate USS Gary (FFG 51) is scheduled to be decommissioned after more than 30 years of service in a ceremony on Naval Base San Diego, July 23. Commissioned on Nov. 17, 1984, Gary was named after Cmdr. Donald Arthur Gary, who was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions to help save […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The guided-missile frigate USS Kauffman (FFG 59) conducted a detainee and evidence exchange with Ecuadorian government representatives off the northern coast of the Galapagos Islands, June 13. The exchange took place as part of a coordinated effort by Joint Interagency Task Force (JIATF) South, Ecuadorian officials, and Kauffman, as the ship continues its participation in […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) returned to homeport at Naval Station Norfolk, July 10, after completing an eight-month independent deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility (AOR). The ship departed in November 2014 to support maritime security and anti-piracy operations. Along with other American forces, Oscar […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Authorities

    The officers and crew of the guided missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) held a change-of-command ceremony on board the ship at Naval Base San Diego, June 16. During the ceremony, Cmdr. Patrick H. O’Mahoney relieved Cmdr. Steven M. Foley as the ship’s commanding officer. Capt. Paul H. Hogue, commander of Destroyer Squadron 23, served […]

  • 7 June 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) received the honor of steaming alongside the replica Concorde-class frigate L’Hermione of the French Navy. The morning of June 2, Mitscher and L’Hermione sailed together in a photograph exercise to represent and reaffirm the historic relationship between the United States and France. L’Hermione is a replica […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) returned from a 212-day independent deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean June 1. The ship and crew of more than 300 Sailors, assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 23, conducted various presence operations and goodwill activities with partner nations. While on deployment, Sampson supported the Indonesian-led search-and-rescue […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Authorities

    The guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) departed from San Diego May 28 for Yokosuka, Japan, where the ship will join U.S. 7th Fleet’s Forward Deployed Naval Forces. Chancellorsville will enhance presence in 7th Fleet as part of the U.S. Navy’s long-range plan to send the most advanced and capable units to the Asia-Pacific region. […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The world’s oldest commissioned warship afloat is no longer afloat after entering dry dock May 19 for a planned multi-year restoration. USS Constitution, eased into historic Dry Dock 1 at Charlestown Navy Yard Boston National Historical Park with the help and coordination of a large team of stakeholders including the ship’s crew, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Authorities

    Sailors assigned to the US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McFaul (DDG 74) participated in a joint ceremony with the armed forces of Spain honoring fallen members of the military throughout history, during a scheduled port visit in Malaga, Spain, May 7, 2015. The U.S. Embassy in Spain, Spanish military, government of Malaga, and […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Authorities

    In collaboration with the U.S. Coast Guard, the guided-missile frigate USS Kauffman (FFG 59) recovered approximately 630 kg of cocaine, worth an estimated wholesale value of approximately $23 million in international waters in the drug transit zone of the Eastern Pacific, May 6. During a routine patrol of the Eastern Pacific in international waters off […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McFaul (DDG 74) arrived in Malaga, Spain, on May 5, 2015. The port visit serves to strengthen ties between the U.S. and Spain through a number of planned engagements, highlighted by McFaul’s participation in a ceremony to honor a Spanish military hero who was instrumental in aiding the American […]