The "Pathfinders" of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 35, Det. 1, the Navy's first composite expeditionary helicopter squadron, are currently deployed aboard the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) during her maiden 16-month rotational deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
Sailors and guests bade farewell to Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60) as the ship concluded 28 years of naval service during a decommissioning ceremony on Naval Station Everett (NSE), Washington, Jan. 23.
USS Gary (FFG 51), her embarked helicopter squadron and a U.S. Coast Guard law enforcement detachment operating in support of Operation Martillo seized more than 1644 kilograms of cocaine and rescued four people adrift at sea in December in international waters off the coast of Central America.
The Center for Security Forces (CENSECFOR) is scheduled to pilot a new series of self-paced computer-based training modules to be used in support of the Navy's Master-at-Arms (MA) Apprentice or 'A' School training, Feb. 9.
Several members from the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) and embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) participated in a community relations project (COMREL) by volunteering at the Willing Hearts Soup Kitchen during a scheduled port visit to Singapore, Jan. 19.