Two acoustic intelligence (ACINT) specialists from the Office of Naval Intelligence, based out of Washington, D.C., embarked aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) to provide training on acoustic and anti-submarine warfare (ASW) areas, May 15. …read more
The Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 727) arrived at Yokosuka, July 6, to perform a change of command and for a visit as part of its deployment to the Western Pacific. …read more
Sailors from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25 conducted a search-and-rescue (SAR) operation and recovered five hikers who went missing July 4. …read more
It was hailed as a medical breakthrough in fertility treatments when a 72-year-old woman was able to give birth.
When she was discharged from the hospital and went home, a crowd of neighbors and relatives came to visit.
“May we see the new baby?” one asked.
Crew members celebrated Independence Day and the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington’s (CVN 73) birthday with a fun run, picnic, music, sports, dancing and a cake-cutting in the ship’s hangar bay, July 4. …read more
The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Pasadena (SSN 752) returned to its homeport July 3 following a regularly scheduled deployment. …read more
The U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) arrived in Sydney for a port visit further strengthening the relationship between the partner nations July 3. …read more
The Navy’s Energy Training & Education Plan was formally approved July 2. Endorsement of the plan initiates the process of incorporating energy awareness into career training pipelines for officer and enlisted Sailors. …read more
The guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) departed Naval Base San Diego, July 6 on an independent deployment to the Western Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean and Middle East. …read more
The hospital ship USNS Mercy ship (T-AH 19) arrived in Rabaul, Papua New Guinea, June 5 for the second half of its mission stop in the host nation for Pacific Partnership 2015. …read more
A Pohnpei nurse midwife credits the “Helping Babies Breathe” course taught during Pacific Partnership with helping her save a baby’s life June 29, just hours after attending the two-day event. …read more