Monthly Archives: April 2013

NAF Atsugi Welcomes Local Community to Annual Spring Festival

Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Barry A. Riley NAVAL AIR FACILITY ATSUGI, Japan – More than 20,000 local Japanese community members flooded Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi’s gates to attend the installation’s annual Spring Festival for a day of food, … Continue reading

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Amphibious Force 7th Fleet Kicks Off Fleet Synthetic Training

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Joshua Karsten YOKOSUKA, Japan – Amphibious Force 7th Fleet and Australian Military forces are conducting their annual Fleet Synthetic Training – Joint Exercise (FST-J) aboard the flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) April 23-26. … Continue reading

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US Navy Begins Fourth Annual Naval Engagement Activity with Vietnam

From Task Force 73 Public Affairs DA NANG, Vietnam — The U.S. Navy began the fourth annual Naval Engagement Activity with the Vietnam People’s Navy April 21 with the arrival of USS Chung-Hoon and USNS Salvor in Da Nang. Over the … Continue reading

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Sailors, Marines Volunteer with Children in Hong Kong

Story by Mass Communications Specialist 3rd Class (SW) Derek Stroop, USS Peleliu Public Affairs HONG KONG – Sailors assigned to amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu and Marines assigned to the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit volunteered their time with children at … Continue reading

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Peleliu Hosts Reception for Distinguished Visitors during Hong Kong Port Visit

Story by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Dustin Knight, USS Peleliu Public Affairs HONG KONG –Rear Adm. Jeffrey Harley, commander, Amphibious Force 7th Fleet hosted a reception in the hangar bay aboard amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) for … Continue reading

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Rabanes, Lawin Schoolhouses Ready for New Classes

Story by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Chris Fahey, Joint Civil Military Operations Task Force Public Affairs. ZAMBALES, Philippines – A combined team of Philippine and U.S. Marines and Seabees packed up their tools and welcomed children from the San … Continue reading

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USS Freedom Arrives in Singapore

SINGAPORE – The Navy’s first littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) arrived in Singapore April 18, highlighting the next phase of her deployment to Southeast Asia. “Freedom has met every milestone of this deployment on time and with the … Continue reading

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