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  • 3 September 2015
    Training & Education

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) departed Norfolk Naval Station, on August 30th, in preparation for participation in the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HSTCSG) Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX). During COMPTUEX, the final phase in preparing the cruiser for its upcoming deployment, Anzio will test its operational readiness through cooperative efforts […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Authorities

    The commanding officer of the guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) based at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, was relieved of his duties today by Commander, Carrier Strike Group 8, Rear Adm. Bret Batchelder. Capt. Brian K. Sorenson was relieved of his duties by Batchelder due to loss of confidence in his ability to command following […]

  • 24 May 2011

    The guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) safely transited through the Strait of Gibraltar to enter into the 6th Fleet area of responsibility, May 21. The Strait of Gibraltar is a narrow transit which separates Europe and Africa by only seven miles at its most narrow point, connecting the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea. […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) Dive Team Charlie completed a five-blade change out on USS Anzio’s (CG 68) port side propeller, Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, Aug. 20. Upon initial inspection during a cleaning by Seaward Marine Services, only three blades were visibly damaged; however, all five blades had to be changed out in order to […]

  • 13 September 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    USS Anzio’s CO Relieved of Duties The commanding officer of the guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) based at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, was relieved of his duties today by Commander, Carrier Strike Group 8, Rear Adm. Bret Batchelder. 50.000 Workers Could Build Australian Subs German shipbuilder ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) claims that building submarines […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile cruiser USS ANZIO (CG 68) moored in Key West, Florida, Sept. 20, the kick off location for UNITAS 53, a two-week multinational interoperability training exercise off the coast of Florida and in the Central Caribbean. The word “UNITAS”, Latin for ‘Unity’. UNITAS is designed to train participating forces in a variety of maritime scenarios […]

  • 30 August 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    HMS Queen Elizabeth Fires Up Its Long Range Radar The crew of Royal Navy’s HMS Queen Elizabeth flashed up the new carrier’s long range radar as part of ongoing preparations to ready the leviathan for sea next year. Australia to Demonstrate Amphibious Skills Australia’s newest military capability, the Amphibious Ready Element, is preparing to demonstrate […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The US Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $45.3 million contract to modernize the Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68). The Anzio will undergo six months of work at the company’s shipyard in Norfolk, Virginia, the ship’s homeport. The contract includes options that, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value to $53.1 million. […]

  • 27 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) made a port visit to Palma de Mallorca, Spain, as its final port call of its 2011 deployment, Nov. 24. This is Anzio’s seventh port visit for the deployment and her fourth in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. “The Sailors are excited to visit such a beautiful […]

  • 12 December 2011
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) returned to its homeport of Norfolk, Va., Dec. 10, after completing a seven-month deployment in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility (AOR). The first Sailor off the ship was Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Simon Johns, winner of the “First Kiss” raffle hosted by Anzio’s Family Readiness […]

  • 29 July 2011

      U.S. Navy aircraft and ships continue the search for the missing Sailor from amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4), reported missing July 26. The Sailor’s next of kin have been contacted by the Navy; the Sailor’s name will not be released while the search is ongoing. The surface search is being conducted by […]

  • 27 July 2011

    Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) warship USS Anzio (CG 68), assigned as the CMF’s counter-piracy mission Combined Task Force (CTF) 151 flagship, intercepted a skiff July 22, successfully disrupting the activities of a group suspected of attempting acts of piracy. USS Anzio first heard of the suspected pirate activity after receiving a report from a merchant […]

  • 21 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) hosted two Bulgarian naval midshipmen to help train them in at-sea familiarization, June 2–16. Midshipmen Galin Yambolov and Vania Ormanova both attend the Bulgarian Naval Academy, “Nicola Vaptsarov,” where they will spend five years learning about their job and navy tradition. Once they graduate they will earn the […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Authorities

    Capt. Timothy R. Trampenau transferred leadership of the guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) to Capt. Brian K. Sorenson during a change of command ceremony held aboard the ship in Norfolk, Nov. 25. Rear Adm. DeWolfe H. Miller III, commander, Carrier Strike Group Two, presided over the ceremony. During Trampenau’s tenure as commanding officer, the […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two U.S. Navy ships, the guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) and the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78), led by Commander, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 26, departed Norfolk, Va., for Scotland, March 27, to participate in Joint Warrior 15-1. Exercise Joint Warrior is a semi-annual training exercise conducted in the coastal waters off the United […]

  • 7 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Sailors assigned to guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) participated in a community-relations (COMREL) event at the Regional Institute for Active Learning (RIA), during a port visit to Bahrain, Sept. 29. Nine crew members assisted students with math and English and also read books and made balloon animals. “This COMREL was interactive and focused […]

  • 22 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) departed U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) and enters U.S. 6th Fleet AOR, Nov. 20, to make the journey to its homeport, Norfolk, Va. Anzio, along with the other ships from the George H.W. Bush Strike Group, transited from the Red Sea to the Mediterranean Sea by way […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s USS Anzio (CG 68) is en route to Scotland to participate in exercise Joint Warrior. The guided missile-cruiser will take part in the large bi-annual military exercise which is set to take place across various UK locations next week. The exercise will involve the Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Airforce. Exercise Joint Warrior, […]

  • 16 August 2011

      U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) aided a stranded Somali skiff and returned it to shore, Aug. 13. On Aug. 12, a SH-60B helicopter from the Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron, Light (HSL) 46 ‘Grandmasters,’ assigned to Anzio, spotted the small skiff approximately 45 miles from shore in the Gulf of Aden, with seven […]

  • 17 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) completed its third successful Black Sea port visit in Batumi, Georgia, June 9–12. The crew of Anzio was met at the pier with a welcoming ceremony attended by Mayor Robert Chkhaimze, Chief of the Georgian Coast Guard Capt. Besik Shengelia, and several high-ranking members of the Georgian Coast […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After transiting the Strait of Gibraltar, U.S. Navy’s Guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) entered the Mediterranean Sea on November 29. Bulkeley and ships and aircraft from the Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 8, including the flagship USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) with embarked squadrons of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 28, […]

  • 25 September 2012
    Training & Education

    The Ticonderoga- class guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) conducted a standard missile (SN-2) launch and a live fire gunnery exercise during a drone exercise supporting UNITAS Atlantic 53-12, Sept. 21, which is being hosted by U.S. Fourth Fleet. The missile launch was the first to be done on Anzio in nine years and was […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. aircraft carrier Harry S. Truman sailed into the Croatian port in Split December 5. The carrier strike group left their homeport in Norfolk, USA on November 16 to join the U.S. 6h fleet area of operations. The ship is scheduled to stay in Croatia until December 9. On December 6, the aircraft carrier was […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Training & Education

    USS Underwood (FFG 36) and USS Anzio (CG 68) visited Naval Station (NS) Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, from, Sept. 29-30 during their deployments in support of multinational maritime exercise Southern Seas 2012 and UNITAS Atlantic 53. Underwood received logistic support from the installation including fuel, water and supplies, while UNITAS flagship USS Anzio disembarked attached staff […]

  • 2 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s USS Harry S. Truman carrier strike group entered the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations, November 23. The current deployment is part of an ongoing rotation of forward-deployed forces to support maritime security operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group departed Norfolk, November […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) started its scheduled deployment after departing the Norfolk Naval Station, Nov. 16. The current deployment is part of an on-going rotation of forward-deployed forces to support maritime security operations in the U.S. 6th and 5th Fleet areas of operation. Truman, serving as the flagship of […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Carrier Strike Group 8 completed the Fleet Synthetic Training – Group Commander exercise, Aug. 21. FST-GC is an exercise designed to test the strike group’s ability to perform together in different synthetic scenarios. Aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), Carrier Airwing 7, and Destroyer Squadron 28 joined forces to tackle this […]

  • 19 September 2011
    Authorities

      The Commander of Task Force​ 465, Rear Admiral Thomas Jugel, met the commander of  Task Force 151 (CTF 151),Jim Captain Gilmour. He was received with military honours on the flagship USS Anzio. During a briefing the Admiral got an overview of the operational capabilities of the international Task Force. The commanding officer of CTF […]

  • 29 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) departed Palma de Mallorca, Spain, Nov. 27 after a three-day port visit. The port visit gave the crew of Anzio the chance to enjoy the local food, culture and history of the island city. The ship’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) committee scheduled tours of the Drach Caves and […]