Monthly Archives: February 2013

USS Warrior to Deploy to Japan and Replace USS Guardian

From U.S. 7th Fleet Public Affairs The U.S. Navy announced today that USS Warrior (MCM 10) will deploy to U.S. 7th Fleet Forward Deployed Naval Forces (FDNF) in Sasebo, Japan, to replace USS Guardian (MCM 5). Guardian, which ran aground … Continue reading

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Navy Contracted Crane Vessel begins Guardian Salvage Operations

From U.S. 7th Fleet Public Affairs USS BLUE RIDGE AT SEA – The U.S. Navy contracted crane vessel M/V Jascon 25, in addition to other required specialized salvage equipment on site, began crane operations yesterday on USS Guardian (MCM 5) … Continue reading

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Bonhomme Richard Participates in Cobra Gold 13

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class (SW/AW) N. Ross Taylor Amphibious Squadron 11 Public Affairs GULF OF THAILAND – The forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) joined its sister ships USS Germantown (LSD 42) and USS Tortuga … Continue reading

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Bonhomme Richard Blue-Green Medical Dept. Teams Up, Provides Patient Care at Sea

Story by MC3(SW) Amanda S. Kitchner, Amphibious Squadron 11 Public Affairs SOUTH CHINA SEA – Forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard’s (LHD 6) joint medical-dental department is responsible for the care of more than 3,000 Sailors and Marines. Ship’s … Continue reading

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U.S. Navy Sailors Aid A Severely Injured Child in the Philippines

By Lieutenant Andrew Orchard From Commander, Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Seventh Fleet (CTF 72) ANGELES CITY, Philippines – Two U.S. Navy Sailors came to the assistance of an injured child while on liberty in the Philippines, 5 Feb. Lt. j.g. … Continue reading

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USS Antietam and USS Cowpens Complete Hull Swap In Japan

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Paul Kelly Navy Public Affairs Support Element Japan YOKOSUKA, Japan – The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) relieved the forward deployed Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) during a hull swap … Continue reading

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Stockdale visits Subic Bay

By USS Stockdale Public Affairs SUBIC BAY, Republic of the Philippines (NNS) USS Stockdale (DDG-106), an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer, will arrive in Subic Bay on Tuesday, February 5th for a routine port visit. This stop in Subic will … Continue reading

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