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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.