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Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:30:00 -0400

MCPON Holds All—Hands Call in Guam, Announces Laying the Keel
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Steven Giordano kicked off his tour of the Indo—Pacific region with a stop in Guam to meet with Sailors during an all—hands call at the U.S. Naval Base Guam theater, April 24. More...

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:53:00 -0400

US, Thailand Kick—Off Anti—Submarine Exercise Guardian Sea
The U.S. Navy and Royal Thai Navy (RTN) kick off exercise Guardian Sea in the Andaman Sea, April 25. More...

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 07:07:00 -0400

Navy Bases Prepare for Hurricane Season
U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF), headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia, and Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) based in Washington, D.C., are conducting a natural disaster preparedness exercise, Hurricane Exercise/Citadel Gale 2018 (HURREX/CG 18), More...

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 15:27:00 -0400

Commander, Surface Division ELEVEN Established
While Commander, Surface Division ELEVEN (COMSURFACEDIV 11) has been operating as an official command since March 9, a formal ceremony was held Apr. 20 to formally recognize the new command structure in front of LCS leaders, Sailors and regional supportin More...

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 18:27:00 -0400

Navy to Commission Amphibious Transport Dock Ship Portland
The Navy will commission its newest amphibious transport dock, the future USS Portland (LPD 27), during a 10 a.m. PDT ceremony Saturday, April 21, at the Port of Portland, Marine Terminal 2 in Portland, Oregon. More...

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 22:03:00 -0400

Truman Strike Group Enters European Theater
The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HSTCSG) entered the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations April 18, 2018, as part of a routine deployment in support of NATO allies, European and African partner nations, coalition partners, and U.S. national security More...

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:00:00 -0400

USS George Washington and USS George H. W. Bush Mourn the Passing of Former First Lady Barbara Bush
On July 21, 1990, Barbara Bush broke a ceremonial bottle of champagne over the bow of the Navy's newest nuclear—powered aircraft carrier, USS George Washington (CVN 73), officially christening the ship. More...

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 09:44:00 -0400

John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group Cruiser—Destroyer Warships Underway for Surface Warfare Advanced Tactical Training (SWATT)
Cruiser—destroyer (CRUDES) warships and their associated helicopter detachments from USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) Carrier Strike Group (CSG) departed Naval Base San Diego for a Surface Warfare Advanced Tactical Training (SWATT) exercise, April 16. More...

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 11:25:00 -0400

USNS Mercy Arrives in Malaysia for Pacific Partnership
U.S. and partner nation personnel participating in Pacific Partnership 2018 aboard the U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Mercy (T—AH 19), arrived in Port Kelang, Malaysia, April 16. More...

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 22:22:00 -0400

U.S., Allies Strike Syrian Targets in Response to Chemical Attacks
U.S., French and British forces have struck targets in Syria as punishment for Syrian leader Bashar Assad using chemical weapons against his own people. More...

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