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  • 21 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy ballistic-missile submarine USS Louisiana (SSBN 743) collided with an offshore support vessel, also operated by the U.S. Navy, in the Strait of Juan de Fuca on August 18. The waters in which the accident took place are the Salish Sea’s outlet to the Pacific Ocean but also a border between the U.S. […]

  • 17 August 2014
    Authorities

    USS Louisiana (SSBN 743) welcomed a new commanding officer for its Gold Crew Aug. 15.   Cmdr. Melvyn Naidas relieved Cmdr. Robert Peters during the ballistic missile submarine’s change-of-command ceremony at the Naval Undersea Museum. During his command tour, which began in March 2012, Peters completed four strategic deterrent patrols with the Gold Crew while […]

  • 17 September 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Louisiana (SSBN-743) arrived at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility earlier this month ahead of the boat’s scheduled refueling overhaul. The submarine will spend the next two and a half years receiving new nuclear fuel and system upgrades, in addition to getting a modernized reverse osmosis […]

  • 20 March 2012
    Authorities

      USS Louisiana (SSBN 743) welcomed a new commanding officer for its Gold Crew March 16. Cmdr. Robert Peters relieved Cmdr. Joseph Turk during the ballistic missile submarine’s change-of-command ceremony at the Naval Undersea Museum. “Team Louisiana, you are a group of elite professionals doing an incredibly challenging and important job,” said Turk. “You can […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Thanks to one of New Orleans’ top chefs, Sailors from the Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Louisiana (SSBN 743) got to experience a taste of home cooking on Sept. 28. Tenney Flynn, co-owner and executive chef of GW Fins, regarded as one of the best seafood restaurants in the nation, stopped by Louisiana’s galley as […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Authorities

    The fast attack submarines USS Virginia (SSN 774) and USS Minnesota (SSN 783) have been selected as the initial two Virginia-class submarines to integrate female officers, announced Oct. 15. A total of six female officers, two Supply Corps and four nuclear-trained, will report aboard no later than January 2015. Both submarines are homeported in Groton, […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The ballistic-missile submarine USS Alabama (SSBN 731) saw command of its Gold Crew pass from Cmdr. Kevin Schultz to Cmdr. Brody Frailey on May 24 during a ceremony at the Naval Undersea Museum. “Suffice to say, I’ve been blessed with a great crew,” said Schultz, who had commanded Alabama’s Gold Crew since April 2011. “I’m […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON)(AW/NAC) Michael D. Stevens conducted a three-day trip visiting Navy Region Northwest April 16-18. During the trip, Stevens held all-hands calls with Sailors, Marines and civilians stationed on Naval Base Kitsap (NBK), Naval Air Station Whidbey Island (NASWI), and Naval Station Everett (NSE). MCPON also visited Sailors assigned […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, Adm. Harry Harris, visited the Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor Submarine Force, May 20, to congratulate them on a job well done and to stress the importance of the work they do as a part of the U.S. Navy’s rebalance to the Pacific.   During his time on base, Harris visited Submarine […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Authorities

    Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 35 held a change of command ceremony at Naval Air Station North Island in Coronado, California, Oct. 8. At the ceremony, Cmdr. Katie Mullen Ellis relieved Cmdr. Chad M. Falgout as the commanding officer of the “Magicians” of HSM-35. Falgout, a native of Hahnville, Louisiana, is a 1996 graduate of […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Authorities

    Cmdr. Thomas P. O’Donnell relieved Cmdr. Patrick Friedman as commanding officer of the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) in a ceremony held at Naval Base Point Loma, August 12. Guest speaker Capt. Brian Davies, commander, Submarine Squadron 11, praised Friedman and his crew for overcoming the challenges they faced together. […]

  • 24 April 2012
    Training & Education

      A Sailor from multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1), competed against culinary specialists from various U.S. and foreign Navy commands, in the “LA Seafood Cook-Off” at the Woldenberg Riverfront Park during Navy Week New Orleans April 20. Eleven well-known Louisiana chefs were paired with culinary specialists including Culinary Specialist 2nd Class (SW/AW) […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Authorities

    San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) arrived in Los Angeles for LA Navy Days on a scheduled port visit Aug. 5.   More than 500 Sailors and Marines will have the opportunity to interact with the Los Angeles community by volunteering their time and efforts for community relations (COMREL) projects and […]

  • 21 November 2011
    Authorities

      Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Norfolk (SSN 714) held a change of command ceremony aboard Naval Station Norfolk, Nov. 18. Cmdr. Gregory M. Zettler relieved Cmdr. Douglas A. Jordan as commanding officer. “Today’s ceremony has its purpose – the transfer of the total authority, responsibility, and accountability of command of USS Norfolk from Cmdr. […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Eight Navy Reserves Officer Training Corps (NROTC) midshipmen joined the crew of amphibious platform dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) to learn and to experience firsthand shipboard life July 16 – Aug. 14.   The annual summer training program is held between academic school years and is applicable to both NROTC and U.S. Naval Academy […]

  • 22 July 2011
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls, Inc., Newport News, Va., is being awarded a $10,000,000 modification for planned supplemental work to previously awarded contract (N00024-09-C-2107) for the refueling complex overhaul of the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71).  Work will be performed in Newport News, Va., and is expected to complete by February 2013.  Contract funds will not expire at […]

  • 17 July 2012

    Huntington Ingalls Inc. (HII) has been awarded a USD 7.6 million modification to previously awarded contract. The contract includes purchasing of previously planned materials in support of USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) construction. The Gerald R. Ford class is the future aircraft carrier replacement class for USS Enterprise and CVN 68, or Nimitz class […]

  • 22 March 2012
    Industry news

    General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. has been awarded a $29,238,918 modification to a previously awarded contract. The contract includes shakedown availability of USS San Diego (LPD 22) and the fitting-out availability of USS Anchorage (LPD 23). Specific efforts incorporate program management, planning, engineering, design, liaison, scheduling, labor, and procurement of incidental material in […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Industry news

    Colonna’s Shipyard Inc., a full service ship repair facility located in the Port of Norfolk, Virginia, is being awarded a $17.9 million fixed-price contract by US Navy for a dry-docking phased maintenance availability on the USS Monsoon (PC 4) for the accomplishment of miscellaneous structural, electrical and mechanical repairs, including dry-docking. This contract contains options, […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy has named its newest Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer in honor of late Sen. Thad Cochran, a Navy veteran. Cochran was commissioned an ensign in the US Naval Reserve in 1959 after graduating from the University of Mississippi with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and completed his service in the US Navy in 1961. […]

  • 1 August 2011
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) today announced that the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division has successfully redelivered the Los Angeles-class submarine USS Albany (SSN 753) to the U.S. Navy. The redelivery took place on July 29, one day earlier than originally planned, following successful sea trials. The ship began its Docking Continuous Maintenance Availability March 15 […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors from the Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided missile frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) conducted an underwater reenlistment ceremony off the coast of Bandos Island, Oct. 8, during the ship’s recent port visit to the Maldives. Operations Specialist 2nd Class Michael Norman, from Kenner, Louisiana, and Quartermaster 3rd Class Christopher Jurado, from Echo Park, […]

  • 27 February 2012
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. announced today that its Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division has received a $383 million cost-plus-fixed-fee, level-of-effort contract option to continue planning work for the refueling complex overhaul (RCOH) of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln(CVN 72). If all contract options are exercised, the full value of the contract could reach […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries today announced that Chris Miner has been promoted to vice president of in-service aircraft carrier programs for the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division. In his new position, Miner is responsible for planning and executing aircraft carrier overhaul programs and inactivations, including the upcoming USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) refueling and complex […]

  • 28 February 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries has appointed Marty Erdossy as corporate director of customer relations for the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division. Erdossy is responsible for liaising with the U.S. Navy, HII’s Washington, D.C., office and aircraft carrier programs at NNS to respond to the Navy’s requirements and ensure productive communication and information flow. Erdossy will […]

  • 2 May 2013
    Industry news

    The Navy will commission amphibious transport dock ship, Anchorage, in her namesake city of Anchorage, Alaska, May 4, at 10 a.m. (AKDT), during a ceremony at the Port of Anchorage. Anchorage is named in honor of the largest city in Alaska. Adm. Cecil Haney, commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, will deliver the ceremony’s keynote address. Annette […]

  • 12 May 2011
    Industry news

      The Navy will christen the newest amphibious transport dock ship, Anchorage, Saturday, May 14, 2011, during a 10 a.m. CDT ceremony at Huntington Ingalls Industries – Avondale Shipyard in Avondale, La. Anchorage is named in honor of the largest city in Alaska. Under Secretary of the Navy Robert Work will deliver the ceremony’s principal […]

  • 17 August 2012

    Guided-missile frigate USS Carr (FFG 52) assisted a United States-flagged sailing vessel in the Western Caribbean Sea Aug. 14. Carr discovered the U.S. flagged sailing vessel “Bob” which failed to answer calls on the bridge-to-bridge radio. Sailors from Carr manned the rigid hull inflatable boat to investigate. They discovered, after talking with the crew, that […]

  • 24 May 2012
    Industry news

    The US Navy’s ‘Great Green Fleet’ initiative sets the bar high for the biofuels industry in May’s issue of Energy Digital. This month, Energy Digital checks in on the US Navy’s ambitious initiative to deploy a fleet of warships powered by alternative fuels by 2016. Touted as one of the most effective moves to jumpstart […]