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  • 3 October 2011
    Industry news

      Material  Organisation  Kochi  (  MO  (K)  )  –  Navy’s  spares  inventory  depot- celebrated the 60th Anniversary of its inception today at the Naval Base. The celebrations were inaugurated by Vice Admiral KN Sushil, Flag Officer Commanding in Chief Southern Naval Command. Large number of serving and retired Navy officials attended  the celebrations.   MO(K) […]

  • 1 March 2013

    Leeks occasionally make an appearance when cooked up by the talented on-board chefs, and as she approaches the halfway point of her seven-month patrol of the Gulf, the ‘Black Duke’ is looking forward to celebrating her Welsh connections. There is a small, but patriotic, Welsh contingent onboard who all have their little piece of home […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Chief petty officers (CPO) aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) celebrated the 120th birthday of the chief rank April 1. Chiefs from around the ship gathered for lunch and to listen to their shipmates speak on what it means to be a chief. “We’re mentors, motivators and leaders,” said Chief Fire Controlman James […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S 7th Fleet flagship and staff completed an event-filled six day port visit in Darwin, Australia, with a ceremonial celebration on board flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) July 4. The celebration was two-fold, celebrating Australia’s Territory Day on July 1, as well as America’s Independence Day on July 4 to conclude a successful […]

  • 23 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines aboard aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN-65) celebrated Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month in the ship’s cific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month in the ship’s hangar bay May 18. Celebrated across the nation during May, Asian American and Pacific Islanders Heritage Month is a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders living […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Authorities

    On 11 December the ship’s company of Australian Navy’s HMAS Newcastle celebrated a major milestone – the ship’’s 21st birthday. Newcastle is the youngest of the Adelaide class frigates currently serving in the Royal Australian Navy and one of the four of the original six remaining in service. The birthday celebration came at a busy […]

  • 4 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Appropriately enough, HMS Diamond has a part to play in celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee on the Thames in early June. In London, men and women from all three Services are taking part in the ceremonial events planned for this summer to celebrate 60 years of Queen Elizabeth II’s rule. The spectacle of the Thames […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Authorities

    South Africa Navy’s vessel SAS Protea entered the country’s only river port in East London on Sunday, June 14, to celebrate World Hydrography Day (WHD). The week-long visit will involve a range of activities, and the vessel will be open for visits on June 20 and 21. A total of three ships are attending the […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Spanish Marines serving in the Operational Headquarters (OHQ) of the European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) celebrated the 476th anniversary of the Spanish Marine Corps.  Founded in 1537, during the reign of Carlos I, the Spanish Marine Corps is the oldest extant Marine Corps in the World. Unable to attend the usual celebrations back in […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Authorities

    HMS Bulwark, the Royal Navy’s Fleet Flagship, celebrated her tenth birthday at Plymouth.   The crew of the Plymouth-based amphibious landing ship was joined by over 300 family members whilst alongside in HM Naval Base Devonport to celebrate this significant milestone in the life of the Fleet Flagship. HMS Bulwark was launched in November 2001 […]

  • 11 December 2018

    The European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) celebrated ten years of maritime operations on December 8. Commanded from its military HQ in Northwood, London, the European Union Naval Force was officially launched on December 8, 2008. Codenamed Operation Atalanta, it is a naval force generated by EU Member States working collectively, in support of UN […]

  • 22 June 2012
    Industry news

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will host a ship naming ceremony in honor of the littoral combat ship (LCS) USS Omaha, June 25, at 10 a.m. CDT at Louis and Clark Landing, 515 North Riverfront Drive in Omaha, Neb. The future USS Omaha (LCS 12) is the fourth Navy vessel to bear the name. […]

  • 10 June 2011
    Training & Education

        Russia celebrates Beacon Service Day on June 8. Pacific Fleet made considerable contribution to establishing and development of this service. The first beacon in the Far East – Petropavlovsky Lighthouse – was built 161 years ago at the entry to Avachinskaya Bay. Great number of lighthouses constructed over 100 years ago still operates […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Authorities

    US Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka (CFAY) and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Yokosuka naval base jointly celebrated their 39th annual Friendship Day, Aug. 1. The two nations concurrently opened their respective bases to the general public to allow an estimated 56,000 visitors to enjoy festivities on the grounds and to come aboard ships and […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Training & Education

    More than 300 active duty, reserve and retired service members, DOD civilians, and their guests celebrated the Navy’s 237th birthday during a ball at Bangor Plaza Ballroom on Naval Base Kitsap (NBK) Bangor, Oct. 13. “Our families, our heroes” was the theme of this year’s ball. “First, I want to thank all the NBK Sailors, […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Authorities

    HMAS Canberra hosted the launch of the Australia Day Council of New South Wales’ 2015 Australia Day Program. The newly commissioned Landing Helicopter Dock will be the centrepiece of celebrations on Sydney Harbour for Australia Day, positioned between the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge. Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Stuart Mayer said the Australian […]

  • 26 June 2012
    Training & Education

    HMS Daring celebrated Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee whilst on operations in the North Arabian Sea on the 1st June 2012. The Ship and her crew have now been deployed to the Middle East for five months since the 11th of January 2012. Daring had to celebrate a day early so the celebrations didn’t interfere with […]

  • 10 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Indian Navy’s guided missile frigate INS Tabar entered Port Louis, Mauritius where it will participate in the Mauritius National Day celebrations. On the occasion, the ship would be fielding a marching contingent in addition to a fly-past by the embarked Chetak helicopter and a performance by the Indian Naval Band. INS Tabar is scheduled to stay in […]

  • 24 May 2012
    Training & Education

    As people across the U.S. recognize the month of May as Asian American/Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, Sailors aboard guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95), celebrated and educated the crew on AAPI culture and history while underway May 20. The Diversity and Heritage Committee aboard James E. Williams, comprised of Sailors from multiple […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors, DoD personnel, and civilians celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with a ceremony at the Grand Vista Ballroom on Naval Station Everett (NSE), Oct. 17. The ceremony opened with Culinary Specialist 1st Class (SW) Enrique L. Torres, leading petty officer of the NSE galley, speaking on the origin of Hispanic Heritage month and both current and […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors and embarked midshipmen of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92) participated in a local parade, July 4, to commemorate Liberation Day in Saipan. The island of Saipan celebrates Liberation Day to mark the June 15, 1945, opening of the gates of Camp Susupe where most of Saipan’s residents at that time […]

  • 17 October 2014

    Sailors and Marines of amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) celebrated the Navy’s 239th birthday on October 13. After the USS San Diego’s choir delivered the national anthem, the crew stood at ease as Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class Kalis Fells introduced the guest speaker for the ceremony, Chief Electronics Technician Marc Sessions, the […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy has taken a series of stunning images in support of Armed Forces Day – which is to be celebrated with events across the country on June 29. While deployed on operations spanning the globe, Royal Navy sailors have put together a portfolio of imagery to commemorate AFD which is of great importance […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) celebrated Women’s History Month with a celebration aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, March 30. Command Master Chief Susan Whitman opened the celebration in the hangar bay, describing the important roles women have played throughout naval history and the positive impacts they have made. Following Whitman’s opening remarks, […]

  • 31 October 2011
    Training & Education

      On Oct 30 Russia celebrates the Fleet Foundation Day. On this day in 1696, the Council of Boyars issued the decree to start construction of seagoing ships. In accordance with Russian Navy Commander’s order, this date is celebrated as Mariners’ Day. Traditionally, naval parades and color ceremonies will be held on all Baltic Fleet […]

  • 7 May 2012

    The Vesak celebrations organized by the Eastern Naval Command were declared open by Governor of the Eastern Province Rear Admiral (rtd) Mohan Wijewickrama on 05th May 2012 at the invitation of Commander Eastern Naval Area Rear Admiral Jayanath Colombage. A colourful procession, proceeding from SLN Dockyard Entrance to Tissa Temple, paraded through the Trincomalee town […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106) took time out of work to join the nation in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 21. Stockdale’s multicultural committee held a celebration on the mess decks that included singing, a reading of King’s “I have a dream” speech, and a special […]

  • 1 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines aboard aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) held a Caribbean Island Heritage Celebration in the ship’s hangar bay July 29. Enterprise’s Multicultural Heritage Committee (MCHC) was responsible for planning and hosting the observance aboard the Big E as the carrier continued its final deployment. The ceremony focused on this year’s Caribbean Island […]

  • 1 January 2015
    Training & Education

    USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 Sailors were among the first to ring in the New Year during their Western Pacific/Arabian Gulf deployment Dec. 31, celebrating hours prior to friends and family in the ship’s homeport of San Diego and across the U.S. To celebrate this event, Carl Vinson’s […]