The Arleigh Burke—class guided—missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88), along with the “Easyriders” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 37, Detachment ONE, returned to Pearl Harbor following a deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations, June 13.
Prostate cancer is the most common non—skin cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in American men. The American Cancer Society 2019 statistics for prostate cancer projects approximately 174,650 new cases and 31,620 deaths in the United States.
Throughout World War II, approximately 250,000 forward—deployed Seabees assisted in the war effort. Today, the number of forward—deployed Seabees operating in the Pacific is around 800. They build schools, hospitals, and provide humanitarian assistance.
A qualified crew is essential for a warship, and the Sailors who man them, but how do Sailors get qualifications without a ship?
Cmdr. Jessica Parker turned over command of Helicopter Training Squadron (HT) 8 to Cmdr. Lena Kaman during a change of command ceremony at NAS Whiting Field June 7. Parker and Kaman were the first female leadership team to command a Navy helicopter training squadron together.
For many junior Sailors that are new to the fleet and have never deployed, the idea of being thousands of miles away from their family and home in the middle of the ocean can be very nerve wracking. Many have no idea what to expect or how to get through it.
U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFFC) commemorated the 77th anniversary of the Battle of Midway with a dinner theater, dining out on board Naval Station Norfolk, June 6.
“Make a Difference!” The slogan of USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26), named after the Vietnam Marine officer and later congressman, John P. Murtha, is used to instill a sense of pride and drive in the Sailors and embarked Marines on board. Lt.j.g. Adam Hammer is one such Sailor.
The USS Valcour served as a rotational flagship from 1965 to 1972 for Commander, Middle Eastern Force (COMMIDEASTFOR).
Very few people have the privilege of being able to list professional musician as their job title. Even fewer can say that they are an officer in the U.S. Navy. Lt. Kelly Cartwright, Fleet Bandmaster, U.S. Pacific Fleet is one of just a handful of people that can claim both of those titles.