Home / Tag Archives: Military Sealift Command

Tag Archives: Military Sealift Command

Mariners Will Be There!

VARNA, Bulgaria (Aug. 27, 2018) Civil Service Mariner Teravonic Richards stands watch aboard the Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Carson City (T-EPF 7) as the ship arrives in Varna, Bulgaria. Carson City is the seventh of nine expeditionary fast transport ships in Military Sealift Command's inventory with a primary mission of providing rapid transport of military equipment and personnel in theater via its 20,000 square-foot reconfigurable mission bay area and seating for 312 passengers. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Kyle Steckler/Released)

By Rear Adm. Dee Mewbourne Commander, Military Sealift Command As dawn broke over Machias Bay, Maine, on June 12, 1775, 32 men – armed with guns, swords, axes and pitchforks and led by a revolutionary firebrand named Jeremiah O’Brien – brought their commandeered sloop Unity quietly around the lee side …

Read More »

100-year Anniversary of Underway Replenishment

By Rear Adm. Dee L. Mewbourne Commander, Military Sealift Command May marks the 100-year anniversary of our Navy’s use of underway replenishment to refuel and resupply our combatant ships at sea. As the organization responsible for the operation of Combat Logistics Force ships, we can take great pride in this …

Read More »

T-AO 206 Ship Naming Ceremony

Graphic of fleet replenishment oiler (T-AO) class ship

Welcome to Navy Live blog coverage of the ship naming ceremony for T-AO 206. Live video from San Francisco, California, where Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will announce the fleet replenishment oiler’s name, is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. EDT Aug 16. [dciframe]https://www.dvidshub.net/webcast/embed/9185,625px,375px[/dciframe] The first fleet replenishment oiler (T-AO …

Read More »

National Maritime Day 2015 – An Interview With Navy Capt. John Rinko, Commodore of the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command Europe and Africa

Navy Capt. John Rinko, commodore of the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command Europe and Africa

Every year on May 22, the United States celebrates National Maritime Day. This lesser-known but very important holiday recognizes an outstanding group of civilians – our country’s merchant mariners – who work patriotically at-sea alongside our military every single day to promote our nation’s commerce and protect our nation’s freedom. …

Read More »

Faces of the Fleet

PUNTA GORDA, Belize (June 23, 2014) Builder Constructionman Serena Strozewski, attached to Construction Battalion Maintenance Unit (CBMU) 202, performs renovations on a barracks during Southern Partnership Station 2014. Southern Partnership Station is a U.S. Navy deployment focused on subject matter expert exchanges with partner nation militaries and security forces.

“Faces of the Fleet” is a collection of images of Sailors serving our country in the greatest and most technologically advanced Navy in the world. These fine men and women are leading from the deck plates and completing missions around the globe. This is your fleet and these are your …

Read More »

Your Navy TODAY – Arabian Gulf, Pacific Ocean, Gulf of Oman, Atlantic Ocean

On any given day, in your Navy, our team of more than 600,000 professional Sailors and civilians are working together around the globe to perform our mission: deter aggression and, if deterrence fails, win our Nation’s wars. It is not possible to share every aspect of this global team but, …

Read More »