Naval Surface Forces Story Archive

Inaugural Junior Officer of the Deck Course Lays Foundation for Junior Officers to Drive Ships, Lead Sailors  (18 July 2019)
The inaugural class of the Junior Officer of the Deck (JOOD) course graduated during a ceremony at Naval Base San Diego, July 17. The four-week course includes training in a broad range of integrated bridge fundamentals to prepare junior officers to drive ships and lead Sailors.
USS Stethem Arrives at New Homeport  (18 July 2019)
The guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) arrived at its new homeport, Naval Base San Diego, July 18, following 14 years of forward-deployed service in the Indo-Pacific region operating from Japan.
Navy Announces Commissioning Date for the Future USS Cincinnati  (25 July 2019)
The Navy will commission the future littoral combat ship USS Cincinnati, Oct. 5, 2019 in Gulfport, Mississippi. The commissioning ceremony signifies the acceptance for service and the entrance of a ship into the active fleet of the U. S. Navy.
Warship USS Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) Brought to Life  (29 July 2019)
The Navy commissioned its newest Alreigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, USS Paul Ignatius (DDG 117), at Port Everglades, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, July 27.
The U.S. Navy Commissions USS Billings, Eighth Freedom-Variant Littoral Combat Ship  (5 August 2019)
The U.S. Navy commissioned the USS Billings (LCS 15), the eighth Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ship, during a ceremony in Key West, Florida, Aug. 3.
38th Annual Surface Line Week Kicks Off in San Diego  (13 August 2019)
Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (CNSP) kicked off the 38th annual Surface Line Week (SLW) Pacific competition at Naval Base San Diego, Aug. 12.
Symposium Focuses on Combat Ready Ships and Battle-Minded Crews  (28 August 2019)
The Surface Force needs to build Combat Ready Ships and Battle-Minded Crews. That was the theme of the Surface Warfare Flag Officer Training Symposium (SWFOTS) 2019, Aug. 15-16.
CNSF Rallies Surface Community Behind World's Smartest, Best-Trained Surface Force at SNA West  (30 August 2019)
Vice Adm. Richard A. Brown, Commander, Naval Surface Forces, delivered the keynote address at the Surface Navy Association's (SNA) 21st annual West Coast symposium on board Naval Base San Diego, Aug. 22.

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