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  • 19 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS San Juan (SSN 751) returned home to Groton, Conn., May 16, after completing a seven-month overseas deployment.   San Juan’s crew of more than 140 Sailors departed Naval Submarine Base New London, Oct. 15, to conduct maritime operations in the U.S. Central and European Command areas of responsibility. “I […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS San Juan (SSN-751) returned to its homeport at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut, from a regularly scheduled deployment. Under the command of Cmdr. John Craddock, San Juan and her crew returned from a deployment to the U.S. European Command areas of responsibility. During the […]

  • 5 June 2014

    The commanding officer of Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS San Juan (SSN 751) was relieved of duty June 4 by the commander of Submarine Development Squadron 12 at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn.   Cmdr. Joseph Biondi was relieved of command by Capt. Vernon Parks due to a loss of confidence in […]

  • 30 April 2012

    Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS San Juan (SSN 751), held a change of command ceremony aboard the submarine at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn., April 27. Cmdr. Ollie Lewis was relieved by Cmdr. Jamie Biondi during the time-honored ceremony. “Commanding San Juan for over three years has been the most rewarding opportunity […]

  • 14 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Seventeen Sailors assigned to Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS San Juan (SSN 751) participated in the Biddeford-Saco Veterans Day Parade, Nov. 11. USS San Juan Chief of the Boat, Master Chief Electronics Technician Gaylord Humphries expressed the importance of participating in the parade because it culminates nearly two successful years in the shipyard. “San Juan […]

  • 24 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS San Juan (SSN 751) participated in a “deplaquing” ceremony at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Jan. 19, marking the end of the submarine’s maintenance period. “This was only achievable due to the efforts of the San Juan crew and project team. Together we overcame resource and material challenges through innovation and flexibility. […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Thirty officers and enlisted Sailors from the Los Angeles class attack submarines USS Hartford (SSN 768) and USS San Juan (SSN 751) were recognized under the SUBVETS Submarine Qualification Recognition Program, at the Submarine Veterans Clubhouse in Groton, Jan. 7. The Sailors, who previously received their coveted gold and silver “dolphins” onboard their respective submarines, […]

  • 8 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Korea Navy Donates Pohang-Class Corvette to Philippine Navy The Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) will decommission a Pohang-class corvette (PCC) by year end for donation to the Philippine Navy, yet another sign of the two countries’ growing defense cooperation, according to the Philippine Embassy in Seoul. U.S. Navy’s Super Hornet Hits Water A U.S. Navy […]

  • 22 August 2011
    Industry news

      Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded an $11,919,072 cost-plus-fixed-fee order under previously awarded basic ordering agreement (N00024-10-G-4304) to support submarine repair work at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. This contract is for skilled tradesmen support to four chief of naval operations submarine maintenance availabilities scheduled to be performed at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.  Ships scheduled […]

  • 23 August 2011
    Industry news

    General Dynamics Electric Boat has received two U.S. Navy contract modifications with a combined value of $32.9 million to continue development of the Common Missile Compartment for the next-generation strategic deterrent and to support nuclear-submarine repair work. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics . Under the first modification, Electric Boat will […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Training & Education

    A few hundred families, friends and Navy personnel welcomed home USS Missouri (SSN 780) at Naval Submarine Base New London, Dec. 20, after the Virginia-class attack submarine completed its first overseas deployment. Missouri was one of eight East Coast-based attack submarines that departed in 2013 for a regularly scheduled six-month cruise. “These submarines all performed […]

  • 16 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Naval Station Newport hosted 29 high school juniors and seniors, July 9 – 13, for a five-day Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) camp codenamed, Starbase Poseidon. The Office of Naval Research funded pilot program for Newport was hosted by the Naval War College, Naval Academy Preparatory School and Naval Station Newport. The program included […]

  • 15 April 2016

    One U.S. Coast Guard and one Navy vessel seized around 1.110 kilograms of cocaine worth approximately $32.7 million dollars in an April 7 operation in the Caribbean Sea. During a routine patrol on April 7, the crew of a maritime patrol aircraft flying in support of JIATF-S detected a suspicious 30-foot blue-hulled go-fast vessel with […]

  • 26 October 2011
    Training & Education

      The U.S. Navy arrived in San Antonio Oct. 24, to kick off San Antonio Navy Week 2011 with a proclamation ceremony held by Mayor Julián Castro and the assistant secretary of the Navy. Sailors from USS San Antonio (LPD 17), Navy Band New Orleans and the Navy Blue Angels will hold about 40 different […]

  • 31 August 2018

    As part of Operation Unified Resolve, the US law enforcement agencies have interdicted two go-fast vessels off Puerto Rico, seizing $2 million worth of cocaine and arresting seven smugglers. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Yellowfin transferred four suspected smugglers and approximately one million dollars of cocaine to Ramey Sector Border Patrol Agents in Mayaguez […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Coast Guard received the 19th fast response cutter, Rollin Fritch, in Key West, Florida, on August 23. The Coast Guard said USCGC Rollin Fritch would be based in Cape May, New Jersey as the first FRC stationed outside Florida or Puerto Rico. The 19th FRC is named after Seaman First Class Rollin Fritch, who died Jan. […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The second Zumwalt-class destroyer, future USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001), arrived at its homeport of San Diego December 7, successfully completing her sail around from Bath Iron Works (BIW) in Bath, Maine to California. With underway testing complete, the ship now looks forward to commissioning and officially joining the fleet. Michael Monsoor’s commissioning ceremony is […]

  • 22 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The Navy provided U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Henry Blake (WLM 563) with a 50/50 blend of F-76 and hydro-processed renewable diesel (HRD-76), June 20, to examine the feasibility of using renewable diesel fuel in Coast Guard cutters. The ship was identified as a good candidate for an initial Coast Guard test because of the make […]

  • 22 August 2014

    Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 held a change of command ceremony at the squadron’s hangar aboard Andersen Air Force Base, Aug. 21.   During the ceremony, Cmdr. Gabriel Soltero relieved Cmdr. Gregory Leland as commanding officer of HSC-25. Since Leland, a native of Marlborough, Massachusetts, assumed command of HSC-25 in November 2013, he has […]

  • 12 January 2017

    The U.S. Coast Guard said it offloaded some 2,000 pounds (907 kg) of seized cocaine and handed over four suspected smugglers to U.S. federal law enforcement authorities at Coast Guard Sector San Juan on Sunday. The cocaine’s wholesale value was estimated at around $30 million. The interdiction took place on January 2 when the crew of a Customs and […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Coast Guard has formally accepted the 26th fast response cutter (FRC), Joseph Gerczak, in a ceremony in Key West, Florida, November 9. The ship will now head to Honolulu where it will be commissioned and homeported as the station’s second FRC. Sister ship ‘Oliver Berry’ was commissioned in Honolulu in September this year. […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s Cyclone-class patrol coastal ship USS Zephyr (PC 8) recently concluded a port visit to San Juan, Puerto Rico, where it completed a mid-deployment voyage repair (MDVR). While moored, sailors had the opportunity to visit El Yunque National Park, which is home to the only rainforest in the continental U.S. and its territories. The […]

  • 9 November 2017

    US Navy’s Cyclone-class patrol coastal ship USS Zephyr concluded a two-month patrol in the US 4th Fleet area of operations returning to its Florida homeport in November. The ship began its patrol Aug. 26 and conducted counter illicit-trafficking (CIT) operations in support of Operation Martillo. Operation Martillo, a joint international law enforcement and military operation […]

  • 2 June 2011
    Training & Education

      More than 2,500 Sailors and embarked Marines aboard the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) departed Palermo, Italy, May 31 following a successful four-day port visit. The crew had the opportunity to sightsee and experience the city’s hospitality and culture through tours and excursions in Palermo and around the Sicilian Island. “The […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) participated in a community service event (COMSERV) at Brisbane Grammar School (BGS) during the crew’s five-day port visit to Brisbane, Australia, Aug. 1. Twenty-eight Sailors volunteered for the opportunity to mentor 450 students, ranging grades 6 to 8, which included a tour […]

  • 21 November 2011
    Training & Education

    The hot, bright Puerto Rican sun poured its rays down over the Bay of Ponce as the amphibious transport dock USS Ponce (LPD 15) slipped its moorings and turned its bow north, heading home to Norfolk, Va. after a warm and energetic final visit to its last-ever port of call (and namesake city), Ponce, Puerto […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy-hosted international maritime exercise Rim of the Pacific concluded August 2 after 30 days of exercises and maneuvers in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. A total of 25 nations, 46 surface ships, five submarines, 17 land forces, and more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel participated in the 26th edition […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    In what is obviously a response to the massive international search and recuse effort for the missing Argentine Navy submarine ARA San Juan, the German Navy published an article on its site, outlining the various systems and procedures put in place to protect submariners should a German Navy submarine ever get in danger. As described by the […]

  • 23 November 2017

    A new trace in the form of a “hydroacoustic anomaly” could help locate the Argentine submarine ARA San Juan which has been missing since November 15. Argentine Navy spokesman Enrique Balbi told reporters on Wednesday that the anomaly had been detected in the morning of November 15, some 30 miles north of the submarine’s last known location. […]