USS Freedom (LCS 1) Story Archive

Canal Transit Brings Freedom To Panama City  (26 March 2010)
Following its first transit through the Panama Canal, littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) arrived in Panama City March 25, beginning the second theater security cooperation (TSC) port visit of its maiden deployment.
Freedom Concludes Final C4F Port Visit In Panama City  (30 March 2010)
USS Freedom (LCS 1) left Vasco Nunez de Balboa Naval Base in Panama City, Panama, March 29 after concluding the second and final theater security cooperation (TSC) port visit of its deployment to the U.S. 4th Fleet Area of Responsibility.
Freedom Turns Over Project Handclasp Donation In Panama  (30 March 2010)
Sailors from the littoral combat ship (LCS) USS Freedom (LCS 1) turned over two pallets of materials donated by Project Handclasp to a local non-governmental organization while visiting Panama City, Panama, March 26.
Multiple Drug Seizures Highlight Freedom's 4th Fleet Deployment  (5 April 2010)
The Navy's first littoral combat ship (LCS), USS Freedom (LCS 1), completed its operational deployment April 4 for U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command (NAVSO)/U.S. 4th Fleet (C4F) in the U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) Area of Responsibility (AOR).
Freedom Performs First Carrier Strike Group Operations  (8 April 2010)
The Navy's first littoral combat ship (LCS) recorded another milestone April 7, as USS Freedom (LCS 1) performed integrated at-sea operations with the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Carrier Strike Group (CSG).
USS Freedom to Arrive in San Diego  (19 April 2010)
The Navy's first littoral combat ship (LCS), USS Freedom (LCS 1), will arrive in San Diego April 23, after completion of her maiden deployment.
Freedom Successfully Concludes Historic Maiden Deployment  (23 April 2010)
The Navy's first littoral combat ship (LCS), USS Freedom (LCS 1), concluded its successful maiden deployment with arrival its homeport of San Diego April 23.
USS Freedom Invites DOD Community to Open Ship Event  (5 May 2010)
Approximately 500 Department of Defense (DoD) civilians and Sailors toured the USS Freedom (LCS-1) at its new homeport in San Diego May 3.
Freedom's Blue Crew Welcomes New Commander  (10 August 2010)
The Navy's first littoral combat ship's Blue Crew changed command during a ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam July 31.
USS Freedom and BNS Somudro Joy Conduct PASSEX in Pacific   (26 November 2013)
USS Freedom (LCS 1) conducted a passing exercise (PASSEX) with the Bangladesh navy ship BNS Somudro Joy (F-28), Nov. 26.

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