Frank Cable Sailors Visit Sakuraga Oka

Sailors and civilian mariners assigned to the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) attended a community service event at the Sakuraga Oka Challenge Home (SOCH), March 3.
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Fire Aboard USS Gunston Hall

Sailors aboard USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) and the Portsmouth, Virginia, Fire and Rescue Department responded to a fire aboard the amphibious dock landing ship at approximately 2 p.m. while the ship was undergoing a maintenance availability at NASSCO/Earl Industries shipyard in Portsmouth, Va.
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SUNDA STRAIT (March 1, 2015)


Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) salute as the Australian Armidale-class patrol boat HMAS Larrakia (ACPB 84), top, prepares to lay a wreath during a ceremony commemorating the 73rd anniversary of the Battle of Sunda Strait. Representatives from Australia, the U.S. and Indonesia visited the graves of HMAS Perth (D 29) and USS Houston (CA 30) which were sunk fighting Japanese naval forces March 1, 1942. More than 1,000 Australian and U.S. Sailors gave their lives during the battle. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Christopher Perez (Released) 150301-N-IS885-007
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New York City Sailors Participate in Read Across America Event

New York City-based Sailors participated in a Read Across America event at Public School (PS) 195 in the Bronx, New York, March 2.
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Navy Reserve Celebrates Centennial Anniversary

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert and Chief of Navy Reserve Vice Adm. Robin R. Braun participated in the Navy Reserve Centennial Kickoff Celebration March 2 at the Pentagon and performed a cake and ribbon cutting.

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WASHINGTON (March 2, 2015)


Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert, Chief of Navy Reserve Vice Adm. Robin Braun, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs Juan Garcia and Navy Reserve Force Master Chief C.J. Mitchell cut a ribbon in front of the new Centennial of the U.S. Navy Reserve display in the Pentagon. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Nathan Laird (Released) 150302-N-AT895-137
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U.S. 3rd Fleet Announces Sea and Shore Sailors of the Year

Vice Adm. Kenny Floyd, Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet, announced the 2014 3rd Fleet Sea and Shore Sailors of the Year (SOY) during a ceremony held at command headquarters in Point Loma, Feb. 27.
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MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Feb. 26, 2015)


Sailors from the guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) conduct a visit, board, search and seizure exercise with the French navy frigate La Fayette (F 710). Donald Cook is forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, and is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Karolina A. Oseguera (Released) 150226-N-JN664-219
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Aegis Ashore Team Trainer Pilot Class Graduates

The pilot class of the new Aegis Ashore Team Trainer (AATT) graduated after completing an eight-week training course Feb. 27.
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USS Constitution Commemorates 200th Anniversary of Dual Victory over Royal Navy

The crew of USS Constitution commemorated the bicentennial of Old Ironsides’ final battle during the War of 1812, her unprecedented dual—victory over Royal Navy ships HMS Cyane and HMS Levant Feb. 20 in Charlestown Navy Yard.
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