Adm. Robert P. Burke relieved Adm. James G. Foggo III as commander of both U.S. Naval Forces Europe—Africa (CNE—CNA) and Allied Joint Forces Command (JFC) Naples during a change of command ceremony at JFC Headquarters in Naples, Italy, July 17, 2020.
The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group continues South China Sea operations in support of a free and open Indo—Pacific, July 17.
Today, the U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke—class guided missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) challenged Venezuela's excessive maritime claim in international waters during a successful freedom of navigation operation in the Caribbean Sea.
Two P—8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 47 participated in the Bulgarian Navy—led exercise Breeze 2020, July 15.
The Arleigh Burke—class guided—missile destroyer USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) operated in the Spratly Islands, July 14. This freedom of navigation operation upheld the rights, freedoms, and lawful uses of the sea, recognized in international law, by challenging restrictions on innocent ...
Statement from the Chief of Naval Operation on the fire aboard USS Bonhomme Richard
Sailors reported a fire aboard the wasp—class amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) while moored pier side at Naval Base San Diego July 12, at approximately 11:30 a.m. eastern daylight time.
Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF), Royal Navy and U.S. Navy forces participated in mine countermeasures (MCM) interoperability training in the Arabian Gulf June 6—21.
The Nimitz—class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) returned to San Diego July 9, marking the end of their deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations.
The Ticonderoga—class guided—missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) and the Arleigh Burke—class guided—missile destroyer USS Russell (DDG 59) returned to San Diego July 8 after a deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations.