Monthly Archives: February 2013

USS Bonhomme Richard Celebrates 234 Years of the Ship’s Name

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Achterling, USS Bonhomme Richard Public Affairs EAST CHINA SEA – Sailors assigned to the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) with Marines of the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), … Continue reading

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USS Antietam and USS Cowpens to complete Hull Swap

YOKOSUKA, Japan—USS Antietam (CG 54) the U.S. Navy’s most capable Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser is expected to complete a hull swap with USS Cowpens (CG 63) on 5 February 2013, in the latest upgrade to the capabilities of the … Continue reading

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Shiloh visits Republic of Korea for Aegis Interoperability Event

BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) – Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) capable Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67) arrived in Busan Jan. 30 for a port visit to conduct military to military exchanges. Shiloh commanding officer, Capt. James T. … Continue reading

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San Francisco Visits Changwon During Western Pacific Deployment

By LT Eric Underwood, USS San Francisco Public Affairs CHANGWON, Republic of Korea (NNS) — The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS San Francisco (SSN 711) arrived at U.S. Fleet Activities Chinhae, Republic of Korea, Jan. 31 for a visit … Continue reading

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USS Bonhomme Richard Departs Okinawa

WHITE BEACH, Okinawa – The Navy’s forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) departed White Beach, Okinawa, Jan. 30. This marks the completion of the embarkation of Marines assigned to 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU). Bonhomme Richard Amphibious … Continue reading

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