Home / Community / History & Heritage

History & Heritage

USS Constitution Marks 10 Years as America’s Ship of State

By Mass Comm. Spec. 2nd Class Casey Scoular, USS Constitution Public Affairs This year marks USS Constitution’s 222nd birthday—the big triple-two. Our ship was launched into Boston Harbor on Oct. 21, 1797, making her the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world.  This year also marks another big milestone: October …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »