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  • 28 January 2019
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    US Navy’s San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) and embarked 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in Singapore for a scheduled port visit, Jan. 26. Prior to arriving in Singapore, Anchorage visited India and trained with Indian Navy counterparts at the end of December 2018. “We have a variety of tours […]

  • 27 December 2018

    The US Navy’s Littoral Combat Group One (LCG-1) returned home to Naval Base San Diego and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after participating in the International Maritime and Naval Exhibition for South America, known as EXPONAVAL. Both USS Somerset (LPD 25) and USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) visited Valparaiso, Chile, to participate in the bicentennial […]

  • 25 December 2018
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    US Navy’s amphibious transport dock USS Anchorage (LPD 23) arrived in Visakhapatnam, India, for a port visit, Dec. 22. During the visit, sailors and marines will hold professional exchanges with their Indian Navy counterparts and have opportunities to explore the local area while on liberty over the holiday season. “The engagement of the US Seventh […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The second Zumwalt-class destroyer, future USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001), arrived at its homeport of San Diego December 7, successfully completing her sail around from Bath Iron Works (BIW) in Bath, Maine to California. With underway testing complete, the ship now looks forward to commissioning and officially joining the fleet. Michael Monsoor’s commissioning ceremony is […]

  • 5 December 2018
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    Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Montrose met her former sister ship as she sailed to South America to mark the 200th anniversary of the Chilean Navy. The former sister ship is ex-HMS Marlborough, which now flies the Chilean flag as CNS Almirante Condell. A second Gulf War veteran, Marlborough was sold to Chile with HM […]

  • 21 November 2018
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    US Navy amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) departed the waters near Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) on November 20 after assisting relief efforts in the aftermath of super typhoon Yutu. Ashland sailors worked with Department of Defense to provide support to the Federal Emergency Management Agency and […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    US Navy’s newest Virginia-class submarine USS Indiana (SSN 789) arrived at her new homeport of Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut, exactly a month after entering service. The submarine was commissioned in Port Canaveral, Florida, on September 29, and arrived at Groton on October 29, after sailing up the Thames River. Indiana now joins […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Training & Education

    USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) entered the Arctic Circle on October 19, becoming the first US Navy aircraft carrier to do so in nearly 30 years. Accompanied by select ships from Carrier Strike Group Eight (CSG-8), the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) traveled north to conduct operations in the Norwegian Sea […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy will commission Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS Indiana (SSN 789) in a ceremony at the Navy Port at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Port Canaveral, Florida, on Saturday. The principal speaker will be US Representative Jim Banks from Indiana. Diane Donald, wife of retired Adm. Kirkland H. Donald, director of Naval […]

  • 24 August 2018
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    US Navy’s amphibious transport dock USS Anchorage (LPD 23) arrived in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka, on August 24 as part of her Western Pacific deployment. The ship got underway from San Diego early July to operate as part of the Essex amphibious ready group together with amphibious assault ship USS Essex and dock landing ship USS Rushmore. […]

  • 16 August 2018
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    A team of researchers has found the wreck of US Navy destroyer USS Abner Read on the bottom of the Bering Sea off the Aleutian island of Kiska, where it sank after being torn off by an explosion while conducting an anti-submarine patrol. Seventy-one US Navy sailors were lost in the aftermath of the blast, […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) has embarked an Italian AV-8B Harrier jet as it sails home from a deployment to Europe and Middle East. The jet and its crew landed on July 18 and will later cross the Atlantic Ocean with the sailors and marines aboard the Iwo Jima. […]

  • 11 July 2018
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    US Navy’s Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) departed Virginia in late June to start the Southern Seas 2018 deployment which will see the ship and its crew operate in Latin America and the Caribbean. The ship got underway from Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story in Virginia on June […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) completed a weeklong joint exercise known as French Air Defense week on July 6 and is continuing its deployment in the Atlantic. The exercise saw aircraft from Carrier Air Wing One (CVW-1) conducting integrated flight operations with French Naval Aviation aircraft. CVW-1 pilots and their […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy has deployed Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) to the US Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) area of responsibility (AOR) where it will support the multinational exchange Southern Seas 2018. This will be the first deployment for Gunston Hall since 2014. Southern Seas is an annual collaborative deployment in the […]

  • 15 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy received its future guided-missile destroyer USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116) from General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (BIW) in a ceremony on June 15. During the delivery ceremony, a flag was raised onboard USS Thomas Hudner which was previously flown over Arlington National Cemetery by Capt. Hudner’s former squadron, and also previously flown […]

  • 15 June 2018
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    US Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) returned to operations as part of the Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 8 after departing Tromso, Norway, on June 13. Bulkeley sailors spent four days in Tromso strengthening the partnership between the Norway and the United States. “We talked about how long we’ve been in, and about their structure […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s newest Arleigh Burke-class destroyer Thomas Hudner (DDG 116) is set to enter service in a ceremony in Boston, on December 1, the Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer has announced. Thomas Hudner, commanded by Cmdr. Nathan Scherry, is the 66th Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, and the 36th DDG 51 class destroyer built by […]

  • 5 June 2018
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    US Navy destroyer USS O’Kane (DDG 77) completed a seven-month Western Pacific deployment returning to its homeport at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on June 4. O’Kane departed Pearl Harbor, Nov. 4, to conduct ballistic missile defense operations near the American territory of Guam. O’Kane remained on station for the majority of deployment, meeting mission requirements […]

  • 1 June 2018
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    US Navy submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) arrived in Vallejo, Calif., on May 31, to undergo dry-docking repairs. Emory S. Land is the first fully crewed Navy ship to arrive in the city since 1996. The ship will be docked at the Mare Island Dry Dock (MIDD) to conduct scheduled repairs to […]

  • 28 May 2018
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    The US Navy has marked the 50th anniversary of the loss of attack submarine USS Scorpion (SSN 589) in a ceremony at the Scorpion Memorial on Norfolk Naval Station. On May 26, family members, friends, and submariners past and present gathered at the memorial to honor the memory of the 99 sailors lost aboard the submarine. Following […]

  • 23 May 2018
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    Sailors aboard the world’s oldest commissioned warship still afloat got underway from the ship’s berth in Charlestown, Massachusetts, on May 18, to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War. USS Constitution is sailing with Vietnam veterans onboard as a thank you for their years of service and sacrifice for their country. “I appreciate the […]

  • 30 April 2018
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    US Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) arrived in Pearl Harbor on April 27, marking the ship’s first port visit since it entered US 3rd Fleet. Bonhomme Richard is stopping at Pearl Harbor as part of the ship’s transit from Sasebo, Japan, to San Diego, where the ship will be permanently homeported. […]

  • 19 April 2018
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    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman and ships from its carrier strike group entered the US 6th Fleet area of operations April 18 as part of their deployment to Europe and Africa. The carrier strike group arrived in European waters after getting underway from Naval Station Norfolk on April 11. “We are thrilled to […]

  • 13 April 2018
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    US Navy littoral combat ship USS Little Rock (LCS 9) finally reached her homeport in Mayport, Florida, after spending over three months in Montreal, Canada, trapped by ice. The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship reached its homeport on April 12, for the first time since she was commissioned on December 16, 2017. The ship was commissioned […]

  • 13 April 2018
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    US Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) wrapped up a three-month deployment to the Indo-Pacifc returning to its homeport at Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego on April 12. Over 5,000 crew from the aircraft carrier and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2 deployed January 5 for routine operations in the […]