Flanked by a U.S. destroyer and four Australian frigates, the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group successfully executed elements of the 'Up-Gunned ESG' concept while participating in more than two weeks of live action training as part of Talisman Saber 2017.
A story being repeated by Sailors aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) is that Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Chad Williams, from Norfolk, is a motivated and inspiring junior Sailor who takes on responsibility and effectively leads by working alongside his shipmates.
Mine countermeasures ship USS Chief (MCM 14) arrived in Busan, Republic of Korea, Oct. 10 for a routine port call as the ship makes final preparations for the Multinational Mine Countermeasures Exercise (MN MIWEX).
Maritime forces from the United States and Republic of Korea (ROK), together with personnel from United Nations Command (UNC) Sending State nations, commenced Multinational Mine Warfare Exercise (MN MIWEX) in waters off of the eastern coast of the Republic of Korea, Oct. 15.
Thanksgiving weekend is one of the busiest travel periods in the United States. An estimated 50.3 million Americans will flock to airport terminals and busy stretches of highways to head home to their families.