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  • 6 October 2015
    Authorities

    The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) arrived in Singapore Sept. 30 for a visit as a part of its deployment to the Western Pacific. With a crew of approximately 150, Oklahoma City showcased the latest capabilities of the submarine fleet. Cmdr. Michael Conner, Oklahoma City’s commanding officer, said: This is an […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Authorities

    The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka April 22, for a port visit during its deployment to the Western Pacific. This was the first port visit for Oklahoma City’s crew during its current deployment. Oklahoma City is the second U.S. ship to be named for Oklahoma City. Measuring […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Training & Education

    The chief of the boat (COB) of the Guam-based Los Angeles-class submarine USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) was relieved of his duties July 27, 2016 due to a pattern of ineffective leadership. Master Chief Machinist’s Mate (Weapons) Joseph H. Decker III was removed from his position by Cmdr. Patrick Friedman, commanding officer of Oklahoma City. […]

  • 19 August 2019
    Authorities

    US Navy Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) returned from a four-month Indo-Pacific patrol, entering its homeport of Apra Harbor, Guam, on August 18. During the deployment, the crew visited the boat’s namesake city as part of the navy week program. Back in 2017, a campaign was launched to create a […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) completed an eight-month engineering overhaul in San Diego, California and returned to its homeport of Apra Harbor, Guam, on December 8. Commanded by Cmdr. Thomas O’Donnell, the Oklahoma City crew returned with the submarine from a docking selected restricted availability (DSRA) that was, according to […]

  • 10 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka Nov. 9 for a visit as part of its continued operations in the Western Pacific. With a crew of approximately 140, Oklahoma City will conduct a multitude of missions and showcase the latest capabilities of the submarine fleet. “Oklahoma City […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) returned to its homeport of Apra Harbor, Guam on June 29. Oklahoma City is returning from a four-month deployment to Indo-Pacific, where the crew executed the Chief of Naval Operations’ Maritime Strategy, supporting national security interests and maritime security operations. “We trained hard to […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors from USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) reached out to their namesake city during a visit to Oklahoma City Sept. 20. The crew met with government officials, corporate executives and participated in various community relations events during this namesake visit. “Debi Martin, city council chief of staff, did a wonderful job of putting together an […]

  • 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. […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) visited Australia’s largest navy base HMAS Stirling on March 7. Oklahoma City visited the Fleet Base West, Western Australia, during its regular Indo-Asia-Pacific deployment. With a crew of approximately 150, the submarine will conduct a multitude of missions and maintain proficiencies of the latest capabilities of […]

  • 9 September 2011
    Training & Education

      The Royal Australian Navy has hosted the U.S. Navy’s Submarine Command Course (SCC), at Fleet Base West and in the fleet exercise areas off Western Australia. Australia supports the SCC every year; regularly sending an Australian submarine to Hawaii (as well as the international biennial Rim of the Pacific Exercise), or hosting the course […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Training & Education

    The submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) completed weapons transfers with the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) while moored outboard, Nov. 16. Frank Cable’s executive officer, Capt. Timothy Sparks, was impressed by how well the Sailors and civilian mariners (CIVMARS) worked together to complete the evolution. “It is a […]

  • 14 March 2012
    Authorities

      Commander, Submarine Squadron 15 held a change of command ceremony at Polaris Point on board the Los Angeles-class submarine USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) March 13. Capt. Scott Minium relieved Capt. John Russ as commander of the squadron. Rear Adm. James F. Caldwell, Jr., Commander, Submarine Force U.S. Pacific Fleet, was the guest speaker […]

  • 20 December 2011
    Equipment & technology

    USS Emory S. Land and USS Frank Cable Sailors loaded eleven live Capsule Launch System (CLS) Tomahawks for the first time aboard Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Oklahoma City’s (SSN 723) Vertical Launch System (VLS) Dec. 12-14. Oklahoma City was assigned to Commander, Submarine Squadron 15 (CSS 15) in March 2011, and is the […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    USS Chicago became the first submarine in four years to transfer retrievable exercise torpedoes (EXTORPs) to a submarine tender at Naval Base Guam, February 10. The Los Angeles-class submarine transferred two EXTORPs to USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) during a three-hour evolution in preparation for a planned maintenance period. “Conducting this weapons move outboard a […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Authorities

    The San Diego-based Los Angeles-class submarine USS Topeka (SSN 754) will adopt Naval Base Guam as its new homeport, the U.S. Navy said yesterday.   The decision comes as the U.S.Navy strives for rejuvenation of its forward-deployed fleet with more advanced and capable units, making USS Topeka the fourth Los Angeles-class submarine to be dispatched to Guam. […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Training & Education

    After five-and-a-half years as a forward-deployed submarine stationed in Guam, the Los Angeles-class submarine USS Buffalo (SSN 715) departed for her new homeport of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Jan. 11. Buffalo and its crew now head to Hawaii for a scheduled extended maintenance period and mission availabilities. “I am extremely proud of my crew’s sustained readiness […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    USS Tulsa (LCS 16), the US Navy’s eighth Independence variant littoral combat ship, is scheduled to be commissioned at San Francisco’s Embarcadero Pier 30/32, in a ceremony on February 16.  Oklahoma Senator James Lankford will deliver the commissioning ceremony’s principal address. Former Tulsa Mayor Kathy Taylor will serve as the ship’s sponsor. The ceremony will be […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Industry news

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced yesterday the next three joint high speed vessels (JHSV) will be named USNS Yuma, USNS Bismarck and USNS Burlington, and two littoral combat ships (LCS) will be named USS Billings and USS Tulsa.  “It is my privilege as Secretary of the Navy to name these ships after five […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Authorities

    Secretary of the US Navy, Ray Mabus, announced on September 15th, 2015,  that the next Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) will be named USS Tulsa (LCS 16). The selection of the name honors Oklahoma’s second largest city. Tulsa will be the second commissioned ship to bear the name. The first, a patrol gunboat commissioned in 1923, […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The recent visit of the U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles class attack submarine, USS Oklahoma, to the Australian Fleet Base West coincided with the Australian Navy’s biennial Submarine Command Course. Seven prospective undersea commanding officers from the United States Navy joined their Australian colleagues in training for their future roles. Shortly after arriving in Australia, the officers toured their […]

  • 12 February 2017
    Authorities

    The U.S. Navy christened littoral combat ship number 16 with the christening of the Independence-variant ship USS Tulsa (LCS 16). The ceremony took place on February 11 at Austal’s Mobile, Alabama shipyard. Designated LCS 16, the ship honors the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Adm. William F. Moran, vice chief of naval operations, delivered the ceremony’s […]

  • 10 February 2017

    U.S. Navy will christen its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship, USS Tulsa (LCS 16), during a 10 a.m. CST ceremony Saturday, Feb. 11th, in Mobile, Alabama. Tulsa, designated LCS 16, honors the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Adm. William F. Moran, vice chief of naval operations, will deliver the ceremony’s principal address. Kathy Taylor, former mayor […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s 15th littoral combat ship – USS Tulsa (LCS 16) – was commissioned as the Navy’s newest surface combatant in a ceremony in San Francisco on February 16. The Independence-variant LCS is the Navy’s second ship to be named for the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The ship has progressed from its keel laying […]

  • 23 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Helena (SSN 725) held a change of command ceremony on board Naval Station Norfolk, July 20. Cmdr. Jeffrey Lamphear relieved Cmdr. Paul Dinius as commanding officer. “I am honored to share in this wonderful event today – the change of command celebration between Cmdr. Paul Dinius and Cmdr. Jeff […]

  • 24 December 2019
    Vessels

    The US Navy has unveiled names of its two newest Virginia-class (SSN 774) fast-attack nuclear submarines. As informed, the submarines will be named after the American heroes of the Greatest Generation who perished in the former USS Oklahoma (BB-37) and USS Arizona (BB-39), bringing those names back into active-duty service after more than three quarters […]

  • 4 March 2011

      A new submarine has moved to Guam to continue promoting peace and security in the region… (guamdpn) [mappress] Source: guamdpn,March 4, 2011;

  • 13 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The “USS Oklahoma Family” and friends visited the USS Midway Museum during a four-day reunion commemorating the attack on Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941. Four survivors from the “family” who were stationed aboard the battleship USS Oklahoma (BB 37) during the attack were honored with the presentation of the national ensign and Navy flag, the […]