Commander, Submarine Forces Story Archive

USS Indiana Brought to Life, Commissioned in Port Canaveral  (1 October 2018)
USS Indiana, the third submarine to bear the name and third vessel to be named for the state, was brought to life by its sponsor, Diane K. Donald, wife of retired Adm. Kirkland Donald, the former director of Naval Nuclear Propulsion and Commander, Submarine Forces.
USS Indiana Holds Change of Command  (16 October 2018)
Cmdr. David Grogan relieved Capt. Jesse Zimbauer as commanding officer of Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Indiana (SSN 789), Oct. 12, during a change of command ceremony at the Eli Hall on Naval Station Norfolk.
USS Newport News Returns from Deployment   (16 October 2018)
Los Angeles fast-attack submarine USS Newport News (SSN 750) returned from a regularly scheduled deployment to Naval Station Norfolk, Oct. 13.
US, UK Celebrate Expanded Capabilities at NOPF Dam Neck  (28 January 2019)
Naval Ocean Processing Facility (NOPF) Dam Neck celebrated the grand opening of its state-of-the-art Integrated Undersea Surveillance System (IUSS) operations floor expansion Jan. 24.
USS South Dakota (SSN 790) Commissioned  (2 February 2019)
USS South Dakota (SSN 790) became the newest and 17th Virginia-class fast-attack submarine in the U.S. Navy during her commissioning ceremony at Naval Submarine Base New London, Feb. 2, 2019.
USS Newport News Holds Change of Command Ceremony  (6 May 2019)
Cmdr. David Fassel relieved Cmdr. Mike Grubb as commanding officer of the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Newport News (SSN 750), April 23, 2019, during a change of command ceremony held at Pier 3, on Naval Station Norfolk.
USS Albany Attends Fleet Week Port Everglades 2019  (6 May 2019)
Sailors aboard the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Albany (SSN 753) participated in the 29th annual Fleet Week Port Everglades.
WWII Memorial and Submarine Hall of Fame Service Held at Naval Station Norfolk  (20 May 2019)
Members of the United States Submarine Veterans Inc. (USSVI) held the annual World War II Memorial and Submarine Hall of Fame ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk on May 16.
New Submarine Force Battle 'E' Instruction Released  (20 May 2019)
Commander, Submarine Forces released an updated instruction for the Battle Efficiency ("E") Competition Award for submarine commands.
COMSUBLANT Sailor Reaches Career Milestones  (16 July 2019)
When Julianne Obedicen joined the U.S. Navy, she thought she would only fulfill her four-year contract. Now, six and a half years later, she serves as an Information Systems Technician (IT) at Commander, Submarine Force Atlantic (COMSUBLANT).
Below the Surface  (16 July 2019)
Living and working on the submarine can be challenging; but working under the water can be even more unforgiving. For the Sailors who navigate under the waves, not just on top of them, the notoriety that comes after diving from a U.S. Navy submarine is well worth the difficult training.
Navy Reestablishes Submarine Group 2  (1 October 2019)
Taking another important step in response to the reemergence of great power competition, the Navy reestablished Commander, Submarine Group (SUBGRU) 2 in Norfolk, Virginia. Sept. 30 following its disestablishment in August 2014.
PCU Delaware Holds Boat's First Change of Command  (12 November 2019)
Cmdr. Matthew Horton relieved Capt. Brian P. Hogan as commanding officer of Virginia-class fast-attack submarine Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Delaware (SSN 791), Nov. 8, during a change of command ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk.
Submarine Force Welcomes a New Commander  (13 November 2019)
Vice Adm. Daryl Caudle relieved Vice Adm. Charles A. Richard as Commander, Submarine Forces/Submarine Force Atlantic/Allied Submarine Command during a change of command ceremony on Naval Station Norfolk, Nov. 12, 2019.

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