Cmdr. James Von St. Paul relieved Cmdr. David P. Wroe as commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) today in front of friends, family, special guests, and crewmembers during a change of command ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk.
Commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic (SURFLANT) military and civilian personnel are participating in a training exercise, Oct. 23-27, to ensure that if an active shooter scenario were to occur, personnel would be ready to actively counter that threat here at SURFLANT headquarters building.
Fourteen service members earned their red Warfare Tactics Instructor (WTI) patches from Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (SMWDC) in a ceremony held at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Oct. 20.
Commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic Rear Adm. Jesse A. Wilson Jr., presented the 2016 Battenberg Cup to the crew of the guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87) during a ceremony aboard the ship Oct. 17.