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  • 18 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Two United States Navy patrol boats based in Bahrain have completed their first deployment with Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150), the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) counter-terrorism and maritime security task force. For most of January and February, USS Firebolt and USS Thunderbolt operated in direct support to CTF-150, ensuring security, safety and freedom of navigation […]

  • 23 January 2015

    The Type 23 Frigate HMS Kent has started 2015 by stepping up the fight against international terrorism. Having spent the end of 2014 working with the carrier task group of the USS Carl Vinson, in the Middle East, the Portsmouth-based warship’s focus for 2015 has shifted to the Indian Ocean and keeping seafarers safe. Kent […]

  • 29 December 2014
    Training & Education

    HMAS Success brought a touch of Aussie Christmas to the Gulf of Oman this year. Whilst deployed on Operation MANITOU in the Middle East, the crew celebrated Christmas in a unique but familiar way. Festivities were as traditional as possible but slightly modified due to the ship’s environment. ‘Carols by Cyalume-light’ kicked off the celebrations […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The incoming Commander of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) maritime security and counter-terrorism task force, Combined Task Force 150 (CTF-150), conducted successful staff talks with the US Naval Forces Europe-Africa (NAVEUR-NAVAF) Command in Naples, Italy, on 1 December 2014. During the visit, Commodore Brian Santarpia and his staff met with Chief of Staff to Commander […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    More than 20 participants, both military and civilian, attended 7th Fleet Maintenance and Overseas Sustainment Summit hosted on board the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) in Santa Rita, Guam, Aug. 11 through Aug. 13.   Opened by remarks from Vice Adm. Robert L. Thomas Jr., commander, U.S. 7th Fleet, the summit provided briefs, […]

  • 23 June 2014

    U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) held a change of command ceremony at the Tango/Uniform wharf at the base in Santa Rita June 20.   Capt. Andy Anderson relieved Capt. Mike Ward as NBG’s commanding officer (CO). Retired Navy Cmdr. Matt Miller was the events guest speaker and commended Ward for his dedication and excellence he […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors aboard USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) participated in a gunnery exercise with German navy ship, FGS Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (F218), as one of many events during Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2014, June 13.   A Naval Gunnery Target balloon (NavTGT) served as the exercise target. Sailors fired shots from 25 millimeter and 50 caliber guns as well […]

  • 19 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to U.S. Naval Base Guam (NBG) welcomed island residents to the third annual Back to Sumay Day celebration April 14. The annual event began in 2010 by then-base commanding officer Capt. Scott Galbreaith with the goal of inviting former residents of the pre-World War II village and their descendents back to this once […]

  • 29 December 2011
    Training & Education

    The three ships that make up the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) got underway once again Dec. 27, following a Christmas holiday port visit to Singapore. The Makin Island ARG is comprised of the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8), which serves as the command ship for Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 5 and […]

  • 28 December 2011
    Training & Education

    Deployed Sailors and Marines aboard USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) celebrated Christmas with fellow service members while deployed to the U.S. 5th fleet area of responsibility Dec. 24-25. “It’s a little bittersweet,” said Electronics Technician 3rd Class Keshia Gorby from Ashland, Ohio. “We’re away from family, but on the other hand we figure out that […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Service members from High Speed Vessel (HSV) 2 Swift volunteered at Escuela Rafaela Santaella, Nov. 18. The community relations event was part of a three-week project run by Seabees from Navy Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 23 as part of HSV – Southern Partnership Station 2012 (HSV-SPS 12). The 17 Swift volunteers worked with parents, teachers, […]

  • 8 November 2011
    Training & Education

    High Speed Vessel (HSV) 2 Swift arrived in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to begin HSV – Southern Partnership Station 2012 (HSV-SPS 12), Nov. 6. Swift is scheduled to be in the Dominican Republic for three weeks to engage with partner nation peers in a series of information exchanges. All branches of U.S. military service are […]

  • 19 August 2011
    Training & Education

      Guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) departed Valletta, Malta, Aug. 17, completing a scheduled port visit. The visit was part of Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet (C6F) efforts to build global maritime partnerships with European nations, and improve maritime safety and security. While in Valletta, the crew participated in cultural activities, opened the ship for […]