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USS Wasp Joins 7th Fleet
January 6, 2018
— PACIFIC OCEAN - The amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) entered U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations Jan. 6 after completing nearly two months of disaster relief efforts to aid hurricane-affected islands in the Caribbean. ...
USS Pearl Harbor visits Singapore after 7th Fleet Return
January 4, 2018
— SINGAPORE - The amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52), with the embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), arrived in Singapore, Jan. 2.Pearl Harbor’s visit to Singapore will not only allow the ship to conduct routine maintenance but it will give Sailors and Marines the opportunity to enjoy the rich culture of the country after...
USS Germantown Holds Change of Command in Sasebo
January 3, 2018
— Sasebo, Japan – In front of more than 300 special guests, Sailors, friends and family, Cmdr. Jimmie J. Jensen relieved Cmdr. Severn B. Stevens as commanding officer of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) during a change of command ceremony in Sasebo, Japan Dec. 21. ...
America Departs Singapore after Holiday Visit
December 28, 2017
— SINGAPORE – The amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) with the embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) concluded a port visit to Singapore, Dec. 28.During the first port visit in their return to 7th Fleet, the crew had the opportunity to embark on tours and events organized by the ship’s afloat recreation program similar to the ones...
USS America Returns to Singapore.
December 22, 2017
— SINGAPORE -- The amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) along with the embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit returned to Singapore for a scheduled port visit Dec. 22.While this is not America’s first time visiting the country, the Sailors and Marines look forward to visiting Singapore for the holiday.“The America team is honored to visit...
Bonhomme Richard Advances 101 Sailors
December 5, 2017
— Sailors, assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), were frocked to the next paygrade during a ceremony held in the ship’s hangar bay, Dec. 5....
U.S.-Japan Complete 3JA Exercise
November 30, 2017
— USS Chief (MCM 14), Mine Countermeasures Squadron (MCMRON) 7 staff, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5, Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 14 (HM-14) Detachment 2A, and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) units successfully completed exercise 3JA Nov. 28. ...
Bonhomme Richard Sailors Celebrate Thanksgiving
November 23, 2017
— Sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) were joined by friends, family and shipmates for a Thanksgiving feast on the ship’s mess deck, November 23....
USS Ashland Conducts INSURV Rehearsal Underway
November 8, 2017
— The amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) conducted a rehearsal for Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) Nov. 7 as part of preparations for the ship's official assessment scheduled for May 2018. ...
USS Ashland Assists Distressed Mariners in the Pacific Ocean
October 26, 2017
— The Sasebo-based amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) rendered assistance to two distressed mariners Oct. 25, whose sailboat was found significantly off of the mariners' intended course. ...