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  • 8 February 2011

    The Philippine National Red Cross, Philippine Coast Guard, and the Philippine Marines rescue personnel held on Thursday, February 3 a cross… [mappress] Source: pia , February 8, 2011; [mappress] Source: , February 8, 2011; Image:

  • 23 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Australian Navy’s sail training ship STS Young Endeavour has crossed the Atlantic Ocean for the first time in more than twenty years, arriving in Europe to participate in the Centenary of Anzac Commemorations and the International Tall Ship Races. During the voyage the crew spent 38 days at sea and sailed more than five thousand […]

  • 7 July 2014

    This was once one of Germany’s most famous military decorations – now a prized trophy aboard Portsmouth minehunter HMS Hurworth, 70 years after the ship’s predecessor shot down its holder’s bomber.   In 1943, the previous Hurworth – a destroyer – shot down a Luftwaffe Junkers 88 dive-bomber over Sicily during the month-long battle to […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Four staff members assigned to Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) were recognized as 2013 Recipients of the Military Hero Award at the 14th Annual Red Cross West Sound Real Heroes Breakfast May 9. Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Blake Hite, Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Patrick Barrantes, Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Binod Gurung and Hospitalman Scott Childress were […]

  • 9 October 2012
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) conducted a personnel exchange with the amphibious dock-landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44), Oct. 5. Jason Dunham traded four ensigns and three enlisted crewmembers for three ensigns and six enlisted crewmembers from Gunston Hall for a day in an effort to familiarize junior Sailors with other […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) recently completed the final cross-pollination (CROSSPOL) event of the group’s U.S.-led deployment. CROSSPOL is designed to give Alliance Sailors the opportunity to spend one to two days aboard another Allied ship. While aboard, Sailors are assigned running mates with similar responsibilities, and are able to follow their counterparts and […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Canadian maritime-focused operation Nunakput 2016 ends today in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories after two weeks of maritime patrols and training opportunities that began on July 5. The patrols and training centred around members of 1st Canadian Ranger Patrol Group, as well as search and rescue (SAR) exercises that involved Canadian Armed Forces members, various governmental departments […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy’s Adelaide-class guided-missile frigate HMAS Darwin and the French Floréal-class frigate Nivôse recently conducted a personnel exchange to discuss strategies for working together in the region off the coast of Africa. Six personnel from Darwin including executive officer, Lieutenant Commander Tina Brown, and boarding officer, Lieutenant James Hodgkinson, boarded Nivôse, while Darwin played host to Nivôse commanding officer, […]

  • 1 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors from Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Mississippi (SSN 782) volunteered with the American Red Cross in Pascagoula and packed hurricane preparedness materials May 30. PCU Mississippi Sailors assisted the American Red Cross in advance of the kick-off to hurricane season, which begins June 1 and runs through Nov. 30. PCU Mississippi, the ninth Virginia-class attack submarine, […]

  • 14 March 2011

      Egyptian officials say two US vessels have crossed the Suez Canal en route to the Mediterranean Sea to be close to Libya… Bureau Report (zeenews) [mappress] Source: zeneews,March 14, 2011;

  • 3 July 2020

    Amid the coronavirus crisis, a new contractual milestone was crossed by the Belgium Naval & Robotics teams representing the Naval Group-ECA Group consortium.

  • 7 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Britain’s most advanced warship crossed the Channel to visit her affiliated island for the first time in 18 months. HMS Daring’s busy trials programme has kept the £1bn destroyer away from Guernsey since April 2010, and after a summer of work in Portsmouth Naval Base, where impressive new kit was fitted to prepare her […]

  • 22 March 2012

    On 16 March 2012, former US General David Petraeus was appointed Knight Grand Cross in the Order of Orange-Nassau with swords at the Netherlands Ministry of Defence in The Hague. Petraeus received this high decoration in recognition of the exceptional service he has rendered to the Netherlands during his various military commands, especially during the […]

  • 4 January 2019

    The United Kingdom has deployed a Royal Navy offshore patrol vessel to the English Channel as part of the country’s response to the recent increase in migrant crossings. HMS Mersey will support Border Force and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency in their efforts to patrol the stretch of water, keep the UK border secure and […]

  • 16 May 2018

    US Military Sealift Command operated ships USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) and USNS Brunswick (T-EPF 6) met with the Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Vancouver while underway in Asia Pacific, on May 15. While it was not stated, the exercise likely took place in the South China Sea as hospital ship USNS Mercy departed Sri Lanka on May […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) transits the Black Sea. Donald Cook, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. [mappress mapid=”14862″]   Image: U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Karolina A. Oseguera

  • 1 September 2014

    On Thursday 28 August EU Naval Force flagship, ITS Andrea Doria, and Combined Maritime Force frigate, HMAS Toowoomba, met at sea in the Gulf of Aden.   As both warships were in close proximity to each other, crewmembers from both warships took the opportunity to ‘cross-deck’ to the other to meet sailors and talk about […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors, Marines and DoD civilians aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) participated in a “crossing the line” ceremony aboard the ship Jan. 23. The ceremony is a time-honored tradition predating the U.S. Navy when a ship crossed the equator and tested new Sailors to determine whether or not the novices on […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Days after HMCS Calgary’s successful drug interdiction operations with the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Cutter Active and the Mexican naval warship Farias, the three ships conducted a “cross-pollination” exercise where sailors visit other ships for training and familiarization purposes. In this case, 21 sailors switched positions between the three ships. Crew members were transferred between […]

  • 18 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Air Commodore Ken Watson says his personnel at Headquarters Northern Command have blood worth bottling – and he led them in to the Red Cross Blood Bank to prove it. Personnel from across Navy, Army and RAAF – who spend their working days coordinating Border Protection operations and finalising plans for the upcoming cyclone season […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) returned to Naval Station Rota, Spain, after completing a four month patrol that began April 3, 2017. At the beginning of the ship’s fifth forward-deployed patrol, Ross and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) conducted a cruise missile strike against Shayrat […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Training & Education

    The littoral combat ship USS Freedom’s (LCS 1 visit, board, search and seizure team) and the amphibious command and control ship USS Blue Ridge LCC 19 Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team, Pacific staged a joint boarding exercise on the Freedom, June 11. The exercise involved both teams on Freedom’s 11-meter rigid hull inflatable boat to practice […]

  • 18 September 2014

    The MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) arrived at Naval Air Station Patuxent River September 18 after completing its inaugural cross-country ferry flight, bringing the US Navy closer to delivering this new capability to the fleet.   This flight marked the transition from initial flight test, which established basic safety of flight, to testing that […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Training & Education

    U.S. Coast Guard Rear Adm. Dan Abel, commander of the U.S. 1st Coast Guard District, and Assistant Commissioner Roger Brown, commanding officer of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police “J” Division, met at U.S. Coast Guard Station Eastport, Maine, to formally sign the Eastern Region International Cross-Border Maritime Law Enforcement Operations, also known as Shiprider, standard […]

  • 22 August 2011
    Training & Education

      Sailer of Italian Navy Amerigo Vespucci moored at 18th pier of Odessa seaport on Aug 18. Amerigo Vespucci is a unique sailing ship with mechanical powerplant. The ship’s exterior appearance is stylized as in 18th century. For 78 years the ship has been used as a training platform for future naval officers of Italian […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Sri Lanka Navy busted an Indo-Sri Lanka cross-border cannabis smuggling racket and arrested 04 Indian persons and two of their Sri Lankan accomplices along with approximately 100 kilograms of “Kerala Ganja”. The arrest was made by Sri Lanka Naval Ship Udara attached to the Northern Naval Command in the seas off Kachchatheevu on 25th April […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The CNO’s Navy Global War Game came to a close on Friday, 12 Sept with a final plenary session attended by over 80 game participants from across the Department of Defense, as well as Australia, Canada, Japan and the United Kingdom.   The game was led by RADM Peter Gumataotao, the Commander of Naval Surface […]

  • 10 January 2018

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) got underway from Naval Station Rota, Spain, on January 8, to start its sixth forward-deployed patrol in Africa and Europe. Ross completed its previous four-month patrol in July 2017. The 2017 patrol saw the destroyer take part in a cruise missile strike against Shayrat airfield in […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) hosted a 5K heritage run at Naval Station Norfolk to celebrate 35 years of the ship’s history, Aug. 17. Six Sailors assigned to Ike planned the 5K to strengthen the camaraderie between past and present IKE and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7 Sailors. Aviation Electronics […]