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USS McCampbell Welcomes 2019

WATERS SURROUNDING THE KOREAN PENINSULA (Oct. 15, 2016) The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) participates in a photo exercise with Republic of Korea Navy ships during Invincible Spirit 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Christian Senyk/Released)

At the time this blog is posted, most people in the United States are busy readying themselves for a well-deserved evening of revelry ringing in the New Year. They are free to do so, in large part, because of our Sailors who protecting the homeland and preserving America’s strategic influence …

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2018: A year of increased U.S. Navy lethality and capacity, strengthened alliances and partnerships, reforms

By Jason Kelly Digital Media Engagement Manager, U.S. Navy Office of Information As 2019 gets underway, we’re looking back at 2018 across our fleet with our year in pictures — snapshots of our U.S. Navy Sailors protecting the homeland and preserving America’s strategic influence around the world. We couldn’t highlight …

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Aegis Integration and Wayne E. Meyer

By Rear Adm. Brian Fort Commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific On Sept. 13, we welcomed USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) to her new homeport here at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.   USS Wayne E. Meyer is named for Rear Adm. Meyer, considered the father …

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We Serve. We Remember 9/11.

Never forget

Never forget! Today and every day, we remember Sept. 11, 2001 – especially our shipmates who are serving aboard three U.S. Navy ships dedicated and named after the locations where the 9/11 attacks occurred:   🇺🇸  USS New York (LPD 21), named in honor of the City of New York where …

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USS Michael Murphy the Protector

By Rear Adm. Brian Fort, commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific Lt. Michael P. Murphy, namesake of our USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112), was tough – physically, mentally and morally. From an early age he was known as “the Protector.” He looked out for others, whether …

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Forged and Ready: Chung-Hoon Legacy

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 10, 2015) The guided-missile destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) fires an SM-2 missile during a live-fire exercise. Sailors from the John C. Stennis Strike Group were participating in a sustainment training exercise (SUSTEX) to prepare for future deployments. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan Jiang/Released)

By Rear Adm. Brian Fort Commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific Those who adapt can overcome. Consider the namesake of our Pearl Harbor-homeported USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93), Rear Adm. Gordon Paiea Chung-Hoon. Forged from the sea and seasoned in war, Chung-Hoon was a lieutenant assigned to …

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