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  • 26 January 2015
    Authorities

    The guided missile frigate USS Rodney M Davis (FFG 60) concluded 28 years of naval service during a decommissioning ceremony on Jan. 23 at Naval Station Everett, Washington. USS Rodney M Davis was assigned to Destroyer Squadron Nine and was commanded by Cmdr. Todd Whalen. The ship returned in December from her final deployment to the Western […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Navy’s Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) entered Pearl Harbor on December 5. The vessel sailed on its final journey home after completing a patrol in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. USS Rodney M. Davis is expected to retire from service in January 2015. The frigate, named for Marine Sergeant Rodney M. Davis (1942–1967), who […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60), an Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate with the U.S. 7th Fleet, visited the Maldives Oct. 6 through 8 as part of a routine patrol of the Indian Ocean. The officers and crew of the Rodney M. Davis worked with the Maldives National Defence Forces, including the Coast Guard, to […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) is scheduled to return from its final deployment to the Western Pacific and Indian Ocean to her homeport at Naval Station Everett Dec. 19. During the six-month deployment, the ship conducted presence operations and theater security cooperation missions with partner nations in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) departed Fleet Activities Yokosuka Sept. 11 following a 12-day port visit.   The ship arrived in Yokosuka Aug. 30 for voyage repairs and embarkation of Warlords of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 51, Detachment 1, operating from Atsugi, Japan. “I think it’s great that […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Authorities

    The US Navy frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) returned from its final deployment to the Western Pacific and Indian Oceans Dec. 19. During the six-month deployment, the ship and crew of more than 200 Sailors, based at Naval Station Everett and assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 9, conducted presence operations and theater security […]

  • 11 August 2014
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    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) entered the 7th Fleet area of operations (AOR) Aug. 9, after transiting from Pearl Harbor.   The ship will conduct operations with United States Coast Guard (USCG) Tactical Law Enforcement Team Pacific and the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission in support of the […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Authorities

    The US Navy’s Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) departed Singapore Sept. 28 following a weeklong port visit.   While moored in Singapore, the ship’s crew held a “Halfway Party” to mark the mid-point of the ship’s final deployment. Sailors also had a chance to explore Singapore and participate in […]

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

    The Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) arrived Nov. 9 to participate in the 20th iteration of the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise with the Royal Brunei Navy (RBN). The ship’s crew will conduct training afloat and ashore with their Brunei Navy counterparts to enhance interoperability and build […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The crew of Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) sailed alongside other navies during Sail Raja Ampat Aug. 22-23.   Sail Raja Ampat is part of a series of international maritime events hosted by the government of Indonesia in West Papua, Indonesia. Crew members welcomed Indonesian Navy Ensign Michael Kasake, a […]

  • 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, […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Authorities

    The crew of the Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided missile frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) held a ceremony on Sept. 8 to pay tribute to the ship’s namesake on the 47th anniversary of his passing.   Sgt. Rodney Maxwell Davis, from Macon, Georgia, was posthumously awarded the nation’s highest military decoration, the Medal of […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Authorities

    The USS Rodney M. Davis, an Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate with the U.S. 7th Fleet, will visit the Maldives in mid-October as part of a routine patrol of the Indian Ocean. The officers and crew of the Rodney M. Davis will work with the Maldives National Defence Forces, including the Coast Guard, to improve […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Adm. Cecil Haney, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, visited naval installations within Navy Region Northwest and its tenant commands, May 2-3. Haney toured the bases, met with Sailors, spoke at the “Night Before” homecoming party for the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) and conducted several all hands calls. During the all hands […]

  • 12 August 2014
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    The future amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) departed Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. 9 after a four-day port visit.   This was the crew’s third stop on the ship’s maiden transit, “America Visits the Americas” as the ship continues to make its way from Huntington Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Miss. to its homeport […]

  • 20 June 2014
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    Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 73 held a change of command ceremony at Naval Air Station North Island in Coronado, Calif., June 19.   At the ceremony, Cmdr. Andy Berner relieved Cmdr. Pete Riebe as the commanding officer of the “BattleCats” of HSM-73. The change of command was held in conjuction with the “BattleCat” 30th […]

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

    The 20th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Brunei commenced at Muara Naval Base in Brunei, Nov. 10. Original CARAT partners, Royal Brunei Armed Forces (RBAF) have participated since the exercise began in 1995. CARAT Brunei marks the final phase of the 2014 series, which began in May with partner nations in South and […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Authorities

    Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus completed a visit to the Indonesian province of North Sumatra Oct. 25 in conjunction with a port visit by Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate, USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60). During the stop, Mabus met with Chief of Naval Staff, Indonesia Navy, Adm. Marsetio, to discuss the relationship between […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors and civilians on Naval Station Everett participated in an Earth Day celebration to increase environmental awareness April 22. The Department of the Navy Earth Day theme for 2013 is “Global Reach – Local Action.” The theme is meant to encourage Sailors to take local action to show the Navy’s dedication to protecting the environment. […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Training & Education

    A Royal Navy Officer recently ‘hitched a ride’ across the Red Sea onboard HMAS Newcastle, while trying to make his way home to England. The unsuspecting Brit got a real surprise when he was greeted on the flight deck of the Australian ship by a long term friend and former RN colleague who had laterally transferred […]

  • 26 June 2012
    Authorities

    A Sailor assigned to USS Ohio (SSGN 726) became the first female supply officer to qualify in submarines, June 22. Lt. Britta Christianson of Ohio’s Gold Crew received her Submarine Supply Corps “dolphins” from the Gold Crew Commanding Officer Capt. Rodney Mills during a brief ceremony at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility […]

  • 9 May 2014
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    Sailors assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) gathered in the ship’s forecastle to celebrate the frocking of the ship’s five newest master chief petty officers, May 8.   Ike’s newest master chiefs are: Master Chief Logistics Specialist Lori C. Brown, Master Chief Aviation Electronics Technician Raymond J. Fisher, Master […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) won three out of five available awards at the 3rd annual Best of the Mess competition Jan. 25 at The Founders Inn in Virginia Beach, Va. TR took home the people’s choice award for the second year in a row, second runner up, and best decoration. There were five awards […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    U.S. Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) has reached a half-way point during its planned maintenance availability (PMA), the Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) said March 15. Since the commencement of Wasp’s PMA in January, a considerable amount of work has gone into getting the ship to this point. “I’m proud of where we are, […]

  • 12 April 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Assistant Secretary (ASN) of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs (M&RA) visited Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Ga., April 10, to host a town hall for service members stationed aboard the base. Juan M. Garcia III addressed more than 400 Sailors and Marines attending the town hall. Garcia discussed topics of importance to many […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The quick reactions of personnel from Pacific Partnership and the Military Sealift Command joint high speed vessel USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3) saved the life of a man who was drowning in the waters near the ship July 10. After the vessel arrived in port earlier in the day for its third stop of Pacific Partnership […]

  • 15 March 2012
    Authorities

      Guided-missile submarine USS Ohio (SSGN 726) (Gold) welcomed a new commanding officer during a change of command ceremony the Naval Undersea Museum March 9. Capt. Rodney Mills relieved Capt. Dixon Hicks. The ceremony came just three days after Ohio, with its Blue Crew aboard, returned to the Pacific Northwest following a 14-month forward deployment […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Authorities

    Thirty-eight Sailors onboard aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) made the time-honored transition to chief petty officer (CPO), donning khaki uniforms, combination covers and gold anchors for the first time during a chief pinning ceremony, Sept. 13. This Navy tradition, which dates back to when the CPO pay-grade was created in 1893, was made […]