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  • 8 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors and civilian mariners of the U.S. Navy submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) completed a five-month deployment in the Indo-Asia-Pacific and U.S. Central Command area of operations November 8, returning to their homeport at Naval Base Guam. Frank Cable, which departed Guam June 6, supported submarines and surface ships, extending the range and impact […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Training & Education

    The submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) arrived in Goa, India, for a port visit, July 29. The visit is aimed at building friendship and goodwill between the U.S. Navy and the people of India. The Frank Cable team, consisting of more than 500 Sailors and civilian mariners, is currently on deployment to provide […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Subic Bay will host routine port calls from the United States Navy submarines USS Frank Cable and USS Asheville on Friday and Saturday, according to Sunstar.com.ph. The visit of these two submarines will “highlight the strong historic community and military relations” between two countries, said the US Embassy in Manila in a statement. USS Frank […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Vigor Marine a $24.4 million contract for a 120-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry docking of USS Frank Cable (AS 40). Work that the will be done on the Emory S. Land-class submarine tender will include tank inspections, main reduction gear repairs, engine room bulkhead/structural repairs, freeboard […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Authorities

    U.S. Navy submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) arrived at U.S. Navy Support Facility Diego Garcia for a port visit, July 8. The Frank Cable team, consisting of more than 500 Sailors and civilian mariners is currently on deployment to provide vital flexibility to the fleet commanders, extending the range and impact of U.S. […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) arrived in Colombo, Sri Lanka, for a scheduled port visit Aug. 29. Capt. Drew St. John, commanding officer of Frank Cable, said the crew is excited for this visit after completing a successful mission in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. “This is a […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) earned the retention excellence award Aug. 11 by maintaining and exceeding the standard for Sailors staying in the Navy.   Earning the retention excellence award allows U.S. Navy ships to paint their anchors gold to show off their achievement to the rest of the fleet. “All career counselors […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy’s submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) on Tuesday stopped at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, while en route to her homeport at Naval Base Guam. The submarine tender is on her way home after completing an eight-month dry-dock phase maintenance availability (DPMA) in Portland, Oregon. Frank Cable departed from Guam, March 7 for […]

  • 25 January 2012
    Training & Education

      Submarine tender USS Frank Cable(AS 40) arrived in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, for a port visit, Jan. 23. Frank Cable is currently in the Pacific Ocean headed to Portland, Ore., for a regular overhaul and dry-docking (ROH). “I’m kind of excited,” said Yeoman 2nd Class Christopher Brown, a Sailor assigned to the USS Frank Cable. […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) anchored off Sattahip, Thailand, as part of its extended underway in the Western Pacific, March 9. Frank Cable’s current mission while on deployment is to improve relations with navies in the region. The expectation for this particular port visit will focus on cooperation between the U.S. Navy and […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Training & Education

    The Secretary of the U.S. Navy (SECNAV) recently announced Guam-based submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) as the winner of the fiscal year 2016 SECNAV Safety Excellence Award for having the best afloat safety program across the entire Navy. Under Secretary of the Navy Dr. Janine Davidson presented the award to Frank Cable’s safety […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Training & Education

    The submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) arrived in the Republic of the Philippines for a scheduled port visit March 22. “Any chance we have to engage with our partners in the region is important,” said Capt. Pete Hildreth, Frank Cable’s commanding officer. “A good, productive relationship between our countries contributes to regional stability.” […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Country music performer Toby Keith visited the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) during an island tour of Guam in support of troops deployed overseas May 1. Keith has been touring military installations in coordination with United Services Organization (USO) since 2002 to boosts the spirits of Sailors throughout the fleet and overseas. “Growing […]

  • 16 January 2012

    USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) temporarily relieved USS Frank Cable (AS 40) as the primary afloat maintenance activity in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility Jan. 9, allowing Frank Cable to depart its homeport in Guam and head to Portland, Oregon, for a regular overhaul and dry-docking (ROH). “The regular overhaul involves preventive […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Training & Education

    For the Sailors assigned to the Supply Department on board the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40), the months that led up to March 22 included many hours of file maintenance, organizing, double-checking and mental preparation. Every Supply Department Sailor from the supply officer to the most junior seaman were focused and ready for […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Authorities

    Capt. Drew St. John, commanding officer, USS Frank Cable (AS 40), welcomed aboard Rear Adm. John B. Nowell Jr., commander, Expeditionary Strike Group 7, Amphibious Force 7th Fleet, Task Force 76, Oct. 27. Nowell traveled to Guam to visit with leaders and crew members of the many Navy commands on the island. The admiral also […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Equipment & technology

    The US Navy’s Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship, USNS Cesar Chavez, hull number (T-AKE 14) delivers fuel to the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) at night during an underway replenishment on April 3rd in the Pacific Ocean.   This replenishment was the first for USS Frank Cable in last ten […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy’s submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) has entered a dry dock in Portland, Oregon for a scheduled dry-dock phase maintenance availability. Frank Cable departed its homeport of Guam in March this year and headed for Vigor Marine’s shipyard in Portland to have its systems and equipment repaired and renewed. Under a […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) team up with their Military Sealift Command (MSC) civilian mariner counterparts in the ship’s engineering spaces to learn ship systems and begin to develop an engineering plant qualifications program for Sailors that has not existed since the ship’s merger between the Navy and MSC.   Frank […]

  • 16 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) upgraded its medical department’s patient care medical records system from a local-only paper medical record system to the Theater Medical Information Program (TMIP) system, March 11.   TMIP allows Frank Cable’s medical department to communicate their crew member’s medical encounters to the DOD’s electronic medical record system […]

  • 1 May 2012
    Training & Education

      Sailors assigned to Navy Reserve Expeditionary Maintenance supplemented the crew of the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) during its dry dock period, April 27. Beginning in February when the ship pulled into dry dock, reservists have supported several watches including entry control point (ECP), phone watch, and duty driver. Their support has […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) arrived in Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam, October 2 for a scheduled port visit. Frank Cable is visiting as part of Naval Engagement Activity (NEA) Vietnam, as both nations recently celebrated the 21st anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic relations in 2016. NEA Vietnam has evolved from […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Authorities

    Seventeen members of the Japanese House of Councillors (JHC), equivalent to the U.S. Senate, toured the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) in Sasebo, Japan, March 2. The delegation included the Honorable Satsuki Katayama, chairwoman of the Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee. The tour was designed to expand JHC members’ knowledge about the role […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) arrived in Sattahip, Thailand, on March 24, as part of a regularly scheduled underway period in the Western Pacific.   “Our main goal for this visit is to show our continued commitment to our partners and friends in Thailand with whom we have been allies for 181 […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) arrived at Sepangar, Malaysia, April 13, for a port visit as part of a regularly scheduled underway period in the Western Pacific.   “The purpose of our visit to Malaysia is to promote stability and security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, to demonstrate commitment to regional partners, and […]

  • 9 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) welcomed Republic of Korea Sailors from the submarine ROKS Park Wi (SS 065), Nov. 7. The ROKS Sailors were given a tour showcasing the Frank Cable’s multifaceted capabilities that included many of the repair shops as well as other departments throughout the ship. “The Korean sailors came on […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Authorities

    Rear Adm. T.K. Shannon, commander, Military Sealift Command (MSC), visited the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) to meet with Sailors and civil service mariners (CIVMARs) and present the ship with the Captain David M. Cook Food Service Excellence Award, May 12. The Captain David M. Cook Food Service Excellence Award is given out […]

  • 14 February 2012
    Training & Education

    Submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) arrived in Portland, Ore., for a regular overhaul and dry-docking Feb. 10. “I’m excited to be back in the States,” said Personnel Specialist Seaman Apprentice Deven Gonzales, a Sailor assigned to Frank Cable. “I’m hoping to do a lot of cycling and sightseeing in Oregon.” During their four […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    U.S. Navy’s Guam-based submarine tender USS Frank Cable headed for a dry-docking overhaul after five years of tending submarines and surface vessels assigned to the U.S. 5th and 7th fleet areas of responsibility. After its successful deployment in 2016, including port visits to India, Sri Lanka and the Philippines, the submarine tender is now up and ready to […]