NORFOLK – Commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic (COMNAVSURFLANT), Rear Adm. Brendan McLane, hosted an annual, two-day leadership training symposium July 22-23, at Drexler Manor Conference Center on Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek.
SAN DIEGO — Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) returned to San Diego, July 22, after 15 years serving in the Forward Deployed Naval Forces (FDNF) in Japan.
This week our VETERANS RESOURCE CENTER WELCOME SIGN Campaign focuses on the amazing experience we had last Saturday with five World War II veterans. Check out fascinating details from their personal stories here: https://www.pacificbattleship.com/vrc-campaign-week-6/...
Five World War II Veterans Aboard Battleship IOWA There's always something special happening at Battleship IOWA, but occasionally even we out-do ourselves. On Saturday, July 17 we had the incredible privilege of hosting not one, not two, but FIVE nonagenarian World...
New event Festival Electrica is coming to the USS Iowa in San Pedro Aug. 21 and will feature artists such as Los Tucanes de Tijuana, La Santa Cecilia ...
NORFOLK, Va. – The Sea Dragons of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron (HM) 12 stationed aboard Naval Station Norfolk, held a change of command ceremony, July 22, to mark a transition of command leadership.
U.S.-led Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise Shark Hunt 21 Kicks off in the Northern Atlantic with NATO Allies and partners
ATLANTIC OCEAN – Commander, Task Force 69 (CTF-69) kicked off Exercise Shark Hunt 2021, a multi-national anti-submarine warfare exercise being held in the Northern Atlantic, July 23.
SAN DIEGO – The U.S. and Indian navies celebrated a historic milestone when two MH-60R Seahawk helicopters were inducted into the Indian Naval Fleet during a ceremony at Naval Air Station North Island, July 16.
NORFOLK, Va. – On the fourth anniversary of her commissioning, USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) has passed the mid-point of her Full Ship Shock Trials (FSST) evolution—another significant milestone during a year of significant accomplishments on the road to operational employment.
WASHINGTON – Naval Support Activity (NSA) Bahrain is one of five recipients of the 2021 Commander in Chief’s Annual Award for Installation Excellence, which recognizes the outstanding and innovative efforts of the people who operate and maintain U.S. military installations.
FORT WORTH, Texas – On an early Saturday morning at the gun range aboard Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, a group of 50 Sailors outfitted in Type III digital-camouflage uniforms don protective equipment and thigh-rig weapon holsters. A range safety officer recites safety protocol verbatim aloud. The Sailors listen intently as they prepare for the day’s multiple courses of fire.
Happy National Hammock Day! Hammocks have been a staple of the sailing community for hundreds of years, serving as the first modern berthing for navies across the globe. On the IOWA hammocks were used from her fist commissioning in 1943 until crew berthing was...
WASHINGTON – Vice Admiral Yancy Lindsey, Commander, Navy Installations Command, discussed his strategic priorities for Navy installations, the challenges currently facing the shore enterprise, and the importance of community partnerships at the Association of Defense Communities (ADC) Re-Connect Conference held July 20, 2021 in Washington, DC.
NORFOLK, Va. – Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center’s Diesel Engine Inspectors assist Norfolk Navy Shipyard Diesel Shop with completing diesel generator testing for the USS San Francisco (SSN 711) Moored Training Ship (MTS) Conversion Project.
The U.S. Navy covered itself with shame over thirty years ago while investigating a fatal explosion on board the battleship USS Iowa. The World War …
MONTEREY, Calif. – Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Supervisory Financial Management Analyst Airyn O’Brien is the winner of the Department of the Navy’s (DON) Financial Management Award, Budget Category, for the 2020 calendar year. O’Brien was recognized for individual achievement in budget execution for Navy Echelon II and above commands.
SASEBO, Japan – Mine warfare forces from the U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) commenced Mine Warfare Exercise (MIWEX) 2JA 2021 off the coast of northern Japan, July 19.
MANAMA, Bahrain – Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Bahrain conducted a Continuity of Operations (COOP) tabletop exercise (TTX) onboard Naval Support Activity Bahrain, July 21.
SAN DIEGO – Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit North Island (CNATTU NI) celebrated India’s acceptance of two MH-60R helicopters during a morning ceremony on Naval Air Station North Island July 16.
NORFOLK, Va. – Rear Adm. Lore Aguayo relieved Rear Adm. Dean A. VanderLey as commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC), Atlantic, in Norfolk, Virginia July 22.