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  • 16 June 2014
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    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54), participates in a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Cesar Chavez (T-AKE 14).   Antietam is on patrol with the George Washington Carrier Strike Group supporting of security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. USS Antietam was named for the site […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) completed an ammunition on load May 20, while at anchorage off of Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka. Sailors assigned to Antietam’s weapons department took charge of the shipboard evolution and were responsible for the planning of safely receiving and moving the ordnance within the ship. Prior to each shipboard evolution, […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    During June, five midshipmen – four from the U.S. Naval Academy and one from Georgia Tech – got a taste of what life is like as a part of FDNF. The midshipmen boarded USS Antietam (CG 54) in Yokosuka, Japan and sailed with the ship for two weeks while on patrol in the 7th Fleet […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    According to a U.S. Navy press statement, USS Antietam, a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser, and USS McCampbell, an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer will be representing the United States in Visakhapatnam, India. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson has arrived to India February 2 and will stay till February 6 to help deepen maritime partnerships between […]

  • 2 March 2017
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    The U.S. Navy fired the commanding officer of the Japan-based Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam after the ship ran aground on January 31 in waters near Yokosuka, Japan. Capt. Joseph Carrigan was relieved on March 1 by Rear Adm. Charles Williams, commander, Task Force 70, following an investigation into the incident. While the investigation is still under […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) conducted its first replenishment-at-sea (RAS) of its patrol, May 25. The mighty Antietam’s deck department was at the heart of the evolution and was responsible for safely receiving 30 pallets of supplies via vertical replenishment (VERTREP) and approximately 200,000 gallons of fuel via connected replenishment. Antietam began […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Navy’s Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) and Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) arrived in Sydney, Australia for a port visit, June 17. Sailors from both ships partnered with the Royal Australian Navy during the visit to train and enjoy the local culture. Antietam and Mustin Sailors will have the […]

  • 11 June 2015
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    Sailors aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) prepare to receive a fuel line during a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Rappahannock (T-AO 204). The operation was conducted on June 9 in the waters near Guam. Antietam is on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility […]

  • 1 February 2017
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    The U.S. Navy confirmed its Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) damaged its propellers while anchoring during high winds on January 31. Antietam was trying to anchor in Tokyo Bay in the vicinity of Yokosuka, Japan. While no personnel were injured, the ship discharged hydraulic oil following the accident. The navy further said that […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The Ticonderoga-class cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) is scheduled to return from the Seventh Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR) April 8 after completing its forward-deployed mission and a hull swap with USS Antietam (CG 54). Cowpens has been forward deployed to Yokosuka since 2000 and recently participated in the widely-lauded Operation Tomodachi, assisting Japan following […]

  • 21 November 2014
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    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) is underway in formation with ships assigned to the George Washington Carrier Strike Group and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force at the conclusion of Keen Sword 15. Keen Sword, a joint-bilateral training exercise involving U.S. military and Japan Self Defense Force, is designed to increase combat readiness […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) hosted an Air Defense Syndicate along with U.S. Air Force and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) personnel, Feb. 19. Held quarterly, these ongoing interactions between Antietam and the JMSDF are designed to help maintain interoperability and air defense capabilities between the two nation’s fleets as well as […]

  • 6 April 2015
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    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) arrived in Hong Kong for a port visit, April 3. Sailors will be given the opportunity to experience the rich culture of Hong Kong with various tours of local historic locations and regional attractions provided by the ship’s morale, welfare and recreation (MWR) association. The ship and […]

  • 21 June 2015
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    Theodore Roosevelt Recovers Man Overboard The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) successfully recovered a Sailor who fell overboard while the ship was conducting operations in the Arabian Gulf, June 18. FREMM Provence Delivered to the French Navy On June 12th in Brest, DCNS delivered the FREMM multi-mission frigate Provence to the French Navy, […]

  • 2 June 2015
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    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) frocked 31 Sailors and pinned two senior chiefs to their new pay grade during a frocking and pinning ceremony at-sea on the ship’s flight deck, May 29. The frocking ceremony is a historical tradition that dates back to the 1800s and authorizes Sailors the right to wear […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) visited John F. Kennedy High School in Guam to participate in a community relations (COMREL) event, Oct. 3. During the event, Sailors spoke to several different classes about what life is like in the Navy and answered questions from the students. Antietam Sailors were […]

  • 5 September 2014
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    Sailors assigned to the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) participate in a recovery assist landing with an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Saberhawks of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 77.   Antietam is on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility in support of security and stability in the […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) conducted a fueling-at-sea (FAS) with the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54), Oct. 8. During this FAS, George Washington transferred approximately 1,000 gallons of fuel to Antietam. “Normally, we take on fuel,” said Boatswain’s Mate Seaman Lauren Vannewhouse, from Columbus, Miss. “But today, we [gave] […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) met up with Royal Thai Navy patrol vessel HTMS Krabi (OPV 551) and frigate HTMS Taksin (FFG 422) for a cooperative deployment in the East China Sea on Oct. 9. The event focused on navigation, communication and ship handling skills, improving interoperability between US Navy and RTN […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Members of the Japan Air Self Defense Force and U.S. Air Force 961st Airborne Air Control Squadron visited the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) Nov. 9, for a tour of the ship and to conduct training. 28 JASDF staff members and 20 U.S. Air Force personnel arrived aboard to see what life is […]

  • 27 June 2018
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    US aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) is on a visit to Manila, Philippines, together with two Ticonderoga-class cruisers. Accompanied by cruisers USS Antietam (CG 54) and USS Chancellorsville (CG 62), Reagan arrived in Manila for a scheduled port visit on June 26. “Manila is one of the favorite port visits for sailors in […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) participated in a training evolution with Philippine navy frigate Gregorio Del Pilar (PF 15) and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) destroyer JS Sazanami (DD 113) Oct. 22. During the evolution, the ships conducted several drills in live-fire gunnery, communications, and close-in maneuvering. Cmdr. Steven Liberty, Antietam’s executive officer, […]

  • 27 October 2014
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    The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) arrived in Manila, Philippines on 23rd of October for a Goodwill Visit. GWCSG is composed of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) with embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, Arleigh Burke-class destroyers USS Stethem (DDG-63) and USS Mustin (DDG-89) and Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruisers USS Antietam […]

  • 28 May 2018
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    A US Navy Arleigh Burke-class destroyer and a Ticonderoga-class cruiser sailed near South China Sea islands claimed by China in a freedom of navigation operation (FONOP) on May 27. USS Higgins (DDG-76) and USS Antietam (CG-54) sailed within 12 nautical miles of the Paracel Islands, which are controlled by China. Referred to as Xisha Islands in Chinese, the […]

  • 15 November 2013

    George Washington Strike Group (GWSG) arrived in the vicinity of the Leyte Gulf yesterday to support the Third Marine Expeditionary Brigade in assisting the Philippine government in ‘Operation Damayan’ in response to the aftermath of the Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda in the Republic of the Philippines. “We’ve completed our high-speed transit and linked up with our […]

  • 19 September 2014
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    Cruisers and destroyers from Commander, Task Forces (CTF) 70 and a supply vessel from CTF 73, participating in exercise Valiant Shield 2014, conducted the missile exercise Sept. 16, to hone their ability to successfully engage airborne threats simulated by unmanned target drones.   “The MISSILEX has two functions – to test tactics, techniques and procedures […]

  • 17 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Forward-deployed ships from the US Navy’s Ronald Reagan carrier strike group (CSG) started bilateral training with Japan Maritime Self Defense destroyer JS Kirishima on August 14. The exercise is also joined by Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) personnel from the Commander, Escort Division (CCD) 6 embarked aboard Ronald Reagan started bilateral training. CSG units and […]

  • 3 August 2015
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    The crew of the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) held a change of command ceremony, July 30, aboard the USS Midway Museum. Capt. Carl W. Meuser relieved Capt. John V. Menoni as commanding officer. Menoni, San Diego’s fourth commanding officer, began his tour as the ship’s executive officer in November 2012, […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors and units with the U.S. Navy’s Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (RRCSG) along with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) began their Annual Exercise (AE) 16, November 16. AE16 is a bilateral field-training exercise to increase interoperability between the United States Navy (USN) and JMSDF. The exercise is designed to allow the U.S. Navy and […]