Recent News Stories
7th Fleet Commander Kicks Off 20th CARAT Singapore   (29 July 2014)
The 20th annual exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Singapore commenced with an opening ceremony at Changi Naval Base, July 29.
USNS Richard E. Byrd Rescues Nine Individuals in the Gulf of Oman  (28 July 2014)
USNS Richard E. Byrd (T-AKE 4), a Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship, rescued nine crew members from a Yemeni-flagged cargo vessel that had lost power, was taking on water and was adrift in the Gulf of Oman, July 28, at approximately 9:00 a.m. local.
America Embarks Trinidad and Tobago Distinguished Visitors  (28 July 2014)
Eight distinguished visitors and 14 guests from Trinidad and Tobago embarked the future amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) at sea for a key leadership engagement July 25.
Oscar Austin Returns from BALTOPS 2014  (28 July 2014)
The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) returned to Naval Station Norfolk, July 26, marking the completion of a two-month underway period in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations.
USNS Mercy Holds Hospital Corpsmen Academy During RIMPAC  (28 July 2014)
Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) held a three-day hospital corpsmen academy during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014, July 24-26.
U.S. Navy Ships Arrive at Changi Naval Base in Advance of CARAT Singapore 2014  (28 July 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.
CENTCOM Commander Visits CVN 77  (27 July 2014)
Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, commander, U.S. Central Command, spoke to the crew of the aircraft carrier USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77), provided an update on current events and thanked them for their service July 26.
Bataan Sailors, Marines Visit Bahrain  (27 July 2014)
The multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) pulled into port in Bahrain July 15, 2014, for a mid-deployment maintenance period and much-needed down time for the crew after an extended 135 days at sea.
SPAWAR Inspires Girls to Explore STEM Careers  (27 July 2014)
Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic (SSC Atlantic) partnered with the College of Charleston and Trident Technical College to get girls excited about Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) at a Girls Day Out Summer Camp July 25-26.
NAVEUR Commander Visits USS Mount Whitney  (26 July 2014)
Adm. Mark Ferguson, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, visited the U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) in Gaeta, July 25, for the first since taking command.
USS Halsey Sailors Connect with Youth, Care for Needy Animals in Guam  (26 July 2014)
Sailors from Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97) came together to build relationships through goodwill interaction with three community relations (COMREL) projects during their recent port visit in Guam.
USS Forrestal's Fallen Remembered at Farrier School Ceremony  (25 July 2014)
The Farrier Firefighting School honored the memory of 134 Sailors who died during a fire on board aircraft carrier USS Forrestal (CV 59), July 25.
LCS Crew 104 Changes Command Aboard USS Fort Worth  (25 July 2014)
Cmdr. Kendall Bridgewater officially took over the reins of the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) in a time honored change of command ceremony on board the ship while pierside at Naval Base San Diego, July 25.
Team Vinson Prepares for Deployment  (25 July 2014)
USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and Carrier Strike Group 1 (CSG-1) Sailors and their family members prepared for a 10-month deployment by attending a pre-deployment brief in the ship's hangar bay, July. 23.
Wisconsin Educators Visit Recruit Training Command  (25 July 2014)
Educators from Wisconsin visited Recruit Training Command (RTC) on two separate occasions as part of an Educator Orientation Visit (EOV), July 10 and 24.

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