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  • 1 May 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Sailor organizes cargo retrieval cables on the flight deck after MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters assigned to the Sea Knights of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 22 transfers cargo. The helicopter was engaged in cargo transfer to the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) during a vertical replenishment with the Military Sealift Command combat […]

  • 8 July 2014
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    Royal UK Naval Air Station Yeovilton, Somerset will open its gates on Saturday 26th July for the Royal Navy’s premier airshow.   The Air Day, one of the Southwest’s largest one day events, will offer an action-packed day with thrilling flying displays. The award-winning airshow attracts over 35,000 visitors, significant UK/Foreign military participation and support […]

  • 22 April 2016
    Training & Education

    US Navy commands worldwide are observing Earth Day in April through events and activities that demonstrate good environmental stewardship among Sailors and civilian personnel. Events range from tree plantings to shoreline and neighborhood base cleanups, nature tours, school presentations and recycling challenges. In many locations, Earth Day also provides an opportunity for the Navy to […]

  • 20 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Today marks the start of the 100-day countdown to this year’s UK Armed Forces Day. The day is a chance for the nation to show its support for the men and women of the armed forces for their contribution to UK.   This year’s national event is being held in Stirling on Saturday 28 June. […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    Defense leaders appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee Feb. 12 to discuss the impacts the respective services are facing as a result of a potential sequestration and operating under a continuing resolution throughout fiscal year 2013. Vice Chief of Naval Operations, Adm. Mark Ferguson, testified on behalf of the Navy and pointed out how […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Authorities

    In the image above sailors aboard the USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) are preparing to celebrate the Independence Day, or the Fourth of July, a federal holiday in the United States of America commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain.   USS […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Training & Education

    A magical day dawns on HNLMS Karel Doorman, the Royal Dutch Navy’s new Joint Support Ship while docked at Damen’s Yard in Ritthem, Zeeland, as it prepares for official christening on March 8th.   The ship can be used for multiple purposes, including warship fueling and resupply, transportation of army equipment, and serving as a […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Training & Education

    Navy people come from all walks of life, bringing different perspectives and traditions to the modern service – a fact not lost on many on 21 March – Harmony Day. The day aims to celebrate Australia’s cultural diversity, emphasising inclusiveness, respect and a sense of belonging. Like many Navy ships, HMAS Success celebrated Harmony Day […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    On May 13, 1944, U.S. Navy ship Francis M. Robinson (DE-220) sank the Japanese submarine RO-501 which previously served in the German Navy as U-1224. The U.S. Navy’s Buckley-class destroyer escort ship was patrolling off the Cape Verde Islands on May 13 when she made a sound contact and mounted a deliberate attack with depth charges and hedgehogs to […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Authorities

    President Barack Obama yesterday signed a proclamation designating today’s 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States as Patriot Day and National Day of Remembrance. Here is the president’s proclamation: On September 11, 2001, a bright autumn day was darkened by the worst attack on the American people in our […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Training & Education

    1st Helston Scout groups, ‘Poldark Beaver Colony’ had a special insight into background activities of Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose during an informative visit to the Navy’s Cornish Air Base. Lead by group leader ‘Otter’, Amanda Court, who works in Culdrose Dental department the ‘Eager-Beavers’ were keen to take advantage of this exclusive tour of […]

  • 12 November 2015
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    Australian Navy’s HMAS Choules, at sea, conducted a clear lower deck on her flight deck, to commemorate Remembrance Day yesterday. Commanding Officer, Commander Chris Aulmann highlighted the significance of Remembrance Day and the sacrifice of the hundreds of thousands of men who enlisted to fight, and the thousands women who also enlisted and served over […]

  • 20 October 2015
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    Tyneside welcomes Royal Navy’s HMS Severn and its crew this week as part of the annual Trafalgar Day commemorations. The Royal Navy patrol vessel will sail into the river Tyne today, October 20th, for a four-day visit, berthing in Northumbrian Quay. During the visit, members of the 35-strong crew will take part in events on Wednesday. Lieutenant […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Fort Victoria met up with frigate HMS Richmond in the Persian Gulf for a Replenishment at Sea (RAS) – but the ships chose to do it at night rather than during daylight hours. Even in daylight RAS serials are challenging because the ships get so close during the refueling and stores […]

  • 23 January 2015
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    Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) handle the phone and distance line during a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Arctic (T-AOE-8). The RAS operation was conducted on January 19 in the Atlantic Ocean. Churchill is underway conducting a composite training unit exercise with […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Training & Education

    HMAS Cerberus opened its gates for the 2013 iteration of the bases biennial Open Day on the weekend, and the ship’s company was amazed by the number of people passing through. A record 15,000 visitors attended the six hour open day, to see the largest Tri-Service Military event held in Victoria. HMAS Cerberus, often referred […]

  • 11 May 2015
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    The US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) transits the Mediterranean Sea. Laboon is participating in Exercise Noble Dina, an annual trilateral exercise conducted with Hellenic and Israeli forces to increase interoperability and tactical expertise in a number of warfare areas. Image: US Navy

  • 29 January 2015
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    Sailors man the rails of the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20). The ship departed Naval Base San Diego on January 26. Green Bay is underway as part of a homeport shift to Sasebo, Japan. [mappress mapid=”14993″] Image: U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Edward Guttierrez III

  • 25 June 2014
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    Members of SEAL Team 18 perform a demonstration at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek for the 2014 Navy Employer Recognition Event.   Selected employers were nominated by their Navy Reserve Sailor employees and invited to attend the one day event that included tours of Navy Expeditionary Combat Command, the USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), a […]

  • 29 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines serving aboard amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) have a unique opportunity to celebrate Earth Day every day, not just April 22 like the rest of the world. Crew members have taken the ship thousands of miles away from its homeport of San Diego and have showed off the ship’s […]

  • 18 November 2014
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    A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to the Flying Tigers of Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 361 prepares to land on the flight deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) during exercise Blue Chromite. The amphibious training exercise is with the 4th Marine Regiment and the 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines. Germantown […]

  • 23 March 2015
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    The amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) wrapped up a five-day port visit to Boston and set sail for her Norfolk homeport, March 18. During the visit, Sailors and Marines participated in multiple holiday events throughout the city, including the South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the annual South Boston Citizen’s Association dinner […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Cmdr. Tadd Gorman, commanding officer of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), oversees an underway replenishment with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Lenthall (T-AO 189). The operation was conducted in the Mediterranean Sea on April 22. Ross is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of […]

  • 20 April 2015
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    The US Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) pulls alongside the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Medgar Evers (T-AKE 13) before a replenishment-at-sea. The operation was conducted on April 15, while the vessels were in the Atlantic Ocean. Porter is participating in Joint Warrior, a United-Kingdom led training exercise designed […]

  • 7 May 2015
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    For patrol boat crew Assail Two, embarked in HMAS Armidale, the conclusion of Exercise PENGUIN 2015 on 24 April did not mean the end of official duties. Instead, Assail Two had the honour of leading the Anzac Day dawn service on Muara Beach, Brunei. The ceremony was held at the site where Australian forces landed […]

  • 26 August 2015

    Electronics Technician 2nd Class Amanda Craig, from Huntsville, Ala., greases the ball bearings of the SPN 43, primary marshaling radar for aircraft during a maintenance check aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). The work was conducted on August 23 during the vessel’s deployment in the Arabian Gulf. Theodore Roosevelt is deployed in the U.S. 5th […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Authorities

    Electronics Technician 1st Class Mike Allred reunites with his family on the pier following the return of the Virginia-class attack submarine USS North Carolina (SSN 777) to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.   The submarine returns after completing a deployment to the western Pacific region where it conducted a variety of operations and theater security exercises […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    One of the largest naval battles of WWI re-envisioned. New 3D scans have emerged showing the final resting place of a German Flagship. Looking like a small ridge at the bottom of the North Sea these images actually show SMS Lützow, Admiral Franz von Hipper’s Flagship, scuttled during the Battle of Jutland in 1916. The images were […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Naval Aircrewman awaits takeoff on an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). The vessel is was conducting operations in the East China Sea on March 24. Bonhomme Richard is the lead ship of the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group […]