Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet Story Archive

Sioux City Blue Crew Completes Change of Command  (18 December 2017)
Cmdr. James Malone relieved Cmdr. William Shockey Snyder as Littoral Combat Ship Pre-Commissioning Unit Sioux City (LCS 11) Blue Crew commanding officer during a change of command ceremony held here Dec. 8.
SURFLANT Discusses Priorities for Today and Tomorrow  (18 December 2017)
Proclaiming there is truly no better time to be a warfighter, Rear Adm. Jesse A. Wilson Jr., commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic, (SURFLANT) addressed members of the Hampton Roads Surface Navy Association (SNA), at their monthly luncheon held on board Naval Station Norfolk, Dec. 13.
USS James E. Williams Returns Home for the Holidays  (23 December 2017)
The guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) returned to its Naval Station Norfolk homeport Dec. 23, completing a seven-month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation.
PCU Sioux City Participates in "PT with the Troops 5k"  (12 January 2018)
Littoral Combat Ship PCU Sioux City (LCS 11) Blue Crew participated in the 2nd annual "PT with the Troops 5K," Jan. 5, with residents of their Iowa namesake city.
Surface Force Atlantic Hosts a Leadership Training Symposium   (2 February 2018)
Commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic (COMNAVSURFLANT) Rear Adm. Jesse A. Wilson Jr., hosted a two-day leadership training symposium at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Jan. 31 and Feb. 1.
SURFLANT Announces Sailors of the Year  (12 February 2018)
Commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic (SURFLANT) announced its fiscal year 2017 Sea and Shore Sailors of the Year (SOY) during a ceremony at the Carl Brashear Conference Center on Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Feb. 9.
Little Rock Arrives in Mayport  (12 April 2018)
The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Little Rock (LCS 9) arrived to its homeport here this morning for the first time since it was commissioned.
USS Leyte Gulf Holds Change of Command  (14 May 2018)
Capt. Grady Musser relieved Capt. Daniel Sunvold as commanding officer of guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) during a change of command ceremony held May 11, 2018.
Gettysburg Sailors Renew Old Ties with Namesake Town  (23 May 2018)
Twenty-one Sailors attached to the guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) traveled to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania to rekindle ties to the local citizens, educate the crew members about their namesake, and build teamwork within the ship's leadership May 18-21.
USS Cole Welcomes Aboard US Naval Academy Midshipmen  (1 June 2018)
The guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) hosted 50 midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy, May 29 for at-sea familiarization training.
ACU 2 Remembers D-Day  (6 June 2018)
Assault Craft Unit Two (ACU 2) Sailors visited the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Va., June 6, to commemorate the 74th anniversary of the 1944 amphibious landing on the beaches of Normandy, France.
USS Gettysburg Crew Commemorates the Battle of Midway  (11 June 2018)
The crew of the guided-missile cruiser the USS Gettysburg (CG 64) participated in a commemoration event for the Battle of Midway, aboard decommissioned battleship USS Wisconsin (BB 64), June 8.

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