Family Members of HMCS Protecteur Arrive Safely in Pearl Harbor
United States Ship (USS) Michael Murphy arrived today alongside Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, with family members and civilian contractors transferred off Her Majesty's Canadian Ship (HMCS) Protecteur, five days after a fire onboard Protecteur.
Tue, 4 Mar 2014 07:25:00 -0400
Australian, U.S. Sailors Trade Places During Pacific Bond 2013
The Arleigh-burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG-93) swapped 10 crewmembers with Royal Australian Navy (RAN) guided-missile frigate HMAS Sydney's (FFG 03), in support of Pacific Bond 2013, June 23 to enhance inter-ship operability and foster camaraderie.
Mon, 24 Jun 2013 09:55:00 -0400
Exercise Dogu Akdeniz 2013 Comes to an End
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stout (DDG 55) returned to Aksaz Naval Base after completing Exercise Dogu Akdeniz 2013, Nov. 14.
Fri, 15 Nov 2013 11:10:00 -0400
7th Fleet Medical Team Trains with Indonesia and Malaysia Doctors On board Blue Ridge
U.S. 7th Fleet's medical staff hosted Malaysian and Indonesian military medical teams underway aboard the flag ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) May 22 - 25, 2014.
Wed, 28 May 2014 08:58:00 -0400
2014 Resolutions: Resolve to Protect against Flu
Start off 2014 in a healthful way by resolving to protect you and your family members from the flu.
Tue, 31 Dec 2013 01:44:00 -0400
NAVFAC Announces 2014 Engineers of the Year
Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) announced the winners of its 2014 Military and Civilian Engineers of the Year Awards Dec. 9.
Mon, 9 Dec 2013 02:47:00 -0400
NSWC PCD Aviation Search and Rescue Team Saves Distressed Kayaker
Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division's (NSWC PCD) Search and Rescue (SAR) crew responded to an urgent marine alert Oct. 23, from Coast Guard Sector Mobile concerning a kayaker who became adrift in rough seas about four miles offshore from Phillips Inlet in Panama City Beach, Fla.
Thu, 24 Oct 2013 05:05:00 -0400
RIMPAC's Maritime Component Commander Thanks Hawaii
A veteran newscaster in Hawaii and anchor of KHON(FOX)2's Wake Up 2day show, gave Canadian Rear Adm. Gilles Couturier an honorary title during an interview July 24 about Rim of the Pacific Exercise 2014.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 01:32:00 -0400
Bureau Gets Service Members Debt Relief From Predatory Lender
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and 13 state attorneys general obtained about $92 million in debt relief from Colfax Capital Corp. and Culver Capital LLC, also collectively known as "Rome Finance," for about 17,000 U.S. service members and other consumers.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:33:00 -0400
U.S. Navy Ships Arrive at Changi Naval Base in Advance of CARAT Singapore 2014
USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) and USS Halsey (DDG 97) are in port Singapore July 28 in advance of the 2014 Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT)exercise with the Republic of Singapore Navy.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:25:00 -0400
 
USNS Mercy: Hospital at Sea
Maritime partnerships are critical to safeguard freedom of the seas to secure the world’s oceans. Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014 is one example of the world’s navies coming together […]

Maritime partnerships are critical to safeguard freedom of the seas to secure the world’s oceans. Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014 is one example of the world’s navies coming together to work on common interests.

USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) is one of 49 ships participating in RIMPAC 2014 from June 26 to Aug. 1, in and around the California coast and Hawaiian Islands.

Check out the infographic below to learn more about this hospital at sea.

USNS Mercy infographic


Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:00:19 +0000

 
WATERS EAST OF OKINAWA (July 28, 2014)

Pilots and plane captains make preparations for flight on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, provide a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interests of the U.S. and its allies and partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Everett Allen (Released) 140728-N-GT589-384
WASHINGTON (July 29, 2014)

Republic of Korea Adm. Hwang Ki-Chul and his staff salute the colors during a wreath laying ceremony at the Korean War Memorial. Ki-Chul met with U.S. Navy leadership and visited several commands during his trip to the United States. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Gabrielle Blake (Released) 140729-N-GE301-017
PACIFIC OCEAN (July 29, 2014)

An MV-22 Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 161 launches from the amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) while underway during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014. Twenty-two nations, 49 ships and six submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC exercise from June 26 to Aug. 1, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. The world's largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity that helps participants foster and sustain the cooperative relationships that are critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world's oceans. RIMPAC 2014 is the 24th exercise in the series that began in 1971. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Dustin Knight (Released) 140729-N-HU377-230
ARABIAN GULF (July 28, 2014)

Lt. Joshua Calhoun, center, and Lt. Jonathan Taylor give the signal to launch an F/A-18E Super Hornet attached to the Tomcatters of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 31 from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Joseph R. Vincent (Released) 140728-N-IM823-026
 
NAVEUR-NAVAF Commander Shares His Vision and Guidance during All Hands Call
NAPLES, Italy (NNS) -- Adm. Mark Ferguson, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa (NAVEUR-NAVAF), held an all-hands call with Sailors at Naval Support Activity, Naples, Capodichino's base theater, July 29.
Donald Cook Returns to Rota after First FDNF Patrol
ROTA, Spain (NNS) -- Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) returned to Naval Station Rota, Spain, July 25, after completing her first patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations.
Allied Joint Force Command, Naples/U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa Bids Farewell to Outgoing Commander, Welcomes New Leader
NAPLES, Italy (NNS) -- U.S. Navy Adm. Mark Ferguson assumed command as Commander Allied Joint Force Command (JFC) Naples/Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, relieving Adm. Bruce W. Clingan in a ceremony, July 22.
USS Ross begins First FDNF Patrol
ROTA, Spain (NNS) -- The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departed Naval Station Rota, Spain, July 18, to conduct naval operations in support of security and stability in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations.
USS Donald Cook Participates in SAREX
MEDITERRANEAN SEA (NNS) -- Guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) participated in a bilateral search and rescue exercise (SAREX) off the coast of Cyprus with search and rescue units and personnel from the Republic of Cyprus, July 16.
CNP Talks Stability and Service in Naples
NAPLES, Italy (NNS) -- Chief of Naval Personnel, Vice Adm. Bill Moran, visited Naval Support Activity (NSA) Naples, Italy, July 16, addressing base personnel on critical Navy topics including advancement, pay and uniform changes.
Mount Whitney Returns to Gaeta, Italy after Completing BALTOPS
GAETA, Italy (NNS) -- The U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) arrived in Gaeta, Italy July 15, after completing Baltic Operations 2014 (BALTOPS) with its European counterparts.
USS Vella Gulf Departs Black Sea After Successful Engagements with Partners and Allies in the Region
AEGEAN SEA (NNS) -- Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) departed the Black Sea, July 14, after completing a round of engagements designed to strengthen ties with partners and allies in the Black Sea region.
USS Oscar Austin Participates in Royal Navy Exercise
USS OSCAR AUSTIN, At Sea (NNS) -- The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) participated in a U.K.-led maritime exercise in the Atlantic Ocean, July 10.
Vella Gulf Completes Participation in Breeze 2014
BLACK SEA (NNS) -- The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) and other naval forces from Bulgaria, Italy, Turkey, Greece and Romania completed the at-sea portion of Exercise Breeze, July 11.
 
US Navy, JMSDF VBSS Teams Build Unity Aboard McCain during Malabar 2014

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:15:51 GMT
US Secretary of Navy Calls on Dr Ng (Singapore MINDEF)

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 06:41:14 GMT
7th Fleet Commander Kicks Off 20th CARAT Singapore
The 20th annual exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Singapore commenced with an opening ceremony at Changi Naval Base, July 29.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:57:28 GMT
7th Fleet Commander Kicks Off 20th CARAT Singapore

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:19:47 GMT
Teamwork Key to Anti-Submarine Warfare for RIMPAC Participants

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:40:27 GMT
RIMPAC's Maritime Component Commander Thanks Hawaii

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:54:00 GMT
U.S. Pacific Command Kicks Off Exercise Fortune Guard

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:25:54 GMT
Mercy Holds Mass Casualty Drill During RIMPAC's Sea Phase

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:20:19 GMT
RIMPAC 2014: US Pacific Fleet commander eyes Norway's naval strike missile capability (IHS Jane's)

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:19:59 GMT
Ships Arrive in Singapore for CARAT
USS Halsey (DDG 97) joined USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) in Singapore July 28 ahead of exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training with the Republic of Singapore Navy.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:38:01 GMT
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