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  • 10 February 2017
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) conducted a burial at sea ceremony, January 30. The ceremony honored the lives of 19 retired service members and one spouse. During the ceremony, the cremated remains of U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, and U.S. Army veterans were placed on a white tablecloth, which according […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Authorities

    Five first class petty officers assigned to the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) were selected for advancement to chief petty officer (CPO), Aug. 5.   Gunner’s Mate 1st Class Nicholas Christman, Damage Controlman 1st Class Mark Hughner, Fire Controlman 1st Class Jason Lauver, Interior Communications Electrician 1st Class Angela Scardino and Gas Turbine […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Authorities

    The commanding officer of the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) died Oct. 10 at Naval Hospital (NH) Jacksonville, Florida. Capt. Wesley A. Smith was at his home when Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville Fire Department responded to a fire at his residence on base at approximately 8 p.m. Smith was found unresponsive and […]

  • 9 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) completed its second steam formation training exercise (STEAMX), during the George H.W. Bush Group Sail (GHWB GRUSL), Aug. 6. USS Roosevelt (DDG 80), USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) and USS Truxtun (DDG 103) were also involved in the STEAMX. During the exercise all four ships aligned themselves […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) and embarked Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 70 completed a successful Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) as part of the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (CSG) Dec. 15. A critical step in pre-deployment training, COMPTUEX is designed to train the ship, embarked air wing and carrier strike group for […]

  • 16 November 2011
    Training & Education

      The USS Philippine Sea and its crew of more than 300 sailors returned to Jacksonville Tuesday after a six-month deployment in the Black Sea.   (jacksonville) [mappress] Source: jacksonville, November 16, 2011

  • 10 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The executive officer of guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) was promoted to the rank of commander during a promotion ceremony held during a department head call in the wardroom, July 3.   Cmdr. Randolph Chestang received his command ball cap with “scrambled eggs” from Capt. Wesley Smith, the commanding officer, in front of […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) completed a missile exercise (MISSILX), Aug. 4. Philippine Sea, and USS Truxtun (DDG 103) simultaneously launched Navy Standard Missile-2’s (SM-2) while USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) launched shortly afterwards. The MISSILEX required that all three ships fire SM-2’s at a remote controlled, subsonic missile drone, or (BQM). The […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) successfully completed the visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) portion of its maritime interdiction operation (MIO) training requirement, Aug. 13. The Philippine Sea worked in conjunction with the training support boat Mobile Sea Range (MSR) Hunter on two separate occasions simulating a VBSS operation with a merchant […]

  • 3 March 2014

    The guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), with the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (CSG2), transited safely through the Straits of Gibraltar into the Mediterranean Sea in the early morning of Feb. 27.   For many Sailors aboard this was their first time crossing the Atlantic Ocean and seeing another continent. Two continents […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) departed Barcelona, Spain after completing a scheduled port visit, Nov. 5. While in Barcelona, the crew was able to participate in a variety of tours organized by the ship’s Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) team. Throughout the port visit Philippine Sea hosted various officials from the consulate and […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Training & Education

    The US Navy ships, USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) and USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198), conducted an underway replenishment at sea on February 18, 2014.   USS Philippine Sea is deployed within George H. W. Bush Carrier Strike Group, which consists of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 8, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 22 and USS Truxtun (DDG […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), attached to the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWBCSG), arrived in Aksaz, Turkey March 9, for a scheduled port call.   The visit is the second port call for the Philippine Sea this deployment. “I’m very excited to be in Turkey,” said Operations Specialist 2nd Class […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea departed Jebel Ali after a scheduled port visit, Aug. 6.   The crew enjoyed liberty and the opportunity to participate in a community relations (COMREL) event at a local school during the four-day port visit. The COMREL took place at the Bradenton Preparatory Academy in Dubai. Sailors helped the staff […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) stopped in Souda Bay, Greece, for the first port visit during its 2017 deployment with the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWBCSG). USS Philippine Sea was in Greece from March 1 to March 5 conducting a community relations project, where Philippine Sea Sailors helped clean a community beach. […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    BAE Systems Southeast Shipyards Mayport LLC is being awarded an $18,3 million modification to a previously awarded contract to provide ship repairs, hull, machinery, electrical, electronics, ship alterations and piping for USS Philippine Sea (CG 58). This modification is for the selected restricted availability of USS Philippine Sea to include hull, machinery, electrical, electronics, ship alterations, and […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Authorities

    The guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) launches a Tomahawk cruise missile to conduct strikes against ISIL targets as seen from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77).   George H.W. Bush and Philippine Sea are part of Carrier Strike Group 2, supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Authorities

    Two Sailors serving aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) were promoted to senior chief petty officers during a frocking ceremony on the ship’s flight deck, June 5.   The ceremony for Senior Chief Engineman Jeffery Clark and Senior Chief Culinary Specialist Michael Vira was held during an all-hands call. “This is a […]

  • 25 October 2011
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea arrived in Sevastopol, Oct. 21, for a regularly scheduled port visit to continue U.S. 6th Fleet efforts to build global maritime partnerships with European nations and enhance maritime safety and security. While in port, the crew will host a formal reception giving the officers and crew a chance to […]

  • 31 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Culinary specialists from guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) met with culinary arts students of the Burgas High School to provide techniques and training as part of a community service project, Oct. 26. During the event, the crew worked alongside students making cultural dishes, desserts, and appetizers that they later enjoyed at lunch. […]

  • 17 October 2011
    Training & Education

    The US guided missile cruiser Philippine Sea arrived in Georgia’s Black Sea port of Batumi on October 17.   (news) [mappress] Source: news, October 17, 2011

  • 14 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) departed the 6th Fleet area of operations Nov. 11 after its scheduled Black Sea deployment, concluding three weeks serving as goodwill ambassadors of the U.S. During the deployment, Philippine Sea made scheduled port visits to Bulgaria, Georgia, Turkey, and Ukraine. Throughout these visits, the crew participated in community […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Vice Adm. Bill Moran, chief of naval personnel (CNP), and Fleet Master Chief April Beldo, fleet master chief of Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education (MPT&E), visited the crew of guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), providing them with the latest information on manning, pay and benefits, Aug. 10.   CNP took time to reenlist […]

  • 13 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Russian Warships Train with Simulated Enemy Targets As the Russian Defense Ministry reported on Monday, the Russian Black Sea Fleet warships engaged in an exercise where they practiced hitting simulated enemy targets at sea. USS Philippine Sea Executive Officer Promoted The executive officer of guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) was promoted to the […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Authorities

    Boatswain’s Mate Seaman Clayton Jackson guides an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the “Dragon Whales” of Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 28 during a night vertical replenishment aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58).   Philippine Sea is deployed as part of the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group supporting maritime security operations […]

  • 27 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) arrived in Burgas, Oct. 25, for a regularly scheduled port visit as part of U.S. 6th Fleet’s strategy to enhance regional stability in the Black Sea by strengthening maritime partnerships. During their visit to Burgas, the first by a U.S. Navy ship in 12 years, the crew […]

  • 15 June 2014
    Training & Education

    U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel ordered the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) to move from the North Arabian Sea into the Arabian Gulf.   The order will provide the Commander-in-Chief additional flexibility should military options be required to protect American lives, citizens and interests in Iraq. Bush will be accompanied by […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Authorities

    The guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) pulled into Barcelona, Spain for a scheduled four day port visit, Nov. 1. The visit marks the ship’s 10th total port visit during deployment and 3rd in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. Command Master Chief Lewis Jackson, the ship’s senior enlisted leader, said: This port […]

  • 8 September 2017
    Training & Education

    As a precautionary measure, U.S. Navy ships home ported at Naval Station Mayport are getting underway in anticipation of Hurricane Irma. The following ships headed to sea Sept. 6: USS Shamal (PC 13), USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) and USCG Tahoma (WPG 80). USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), USS Farragut (DDG […]