U.S. 7th Fleet's Broadside Brass Band performs at the Sapporo Snow Festival during a free concert. After the concert the band took time to sign autographs and socialize with the audience. The band is embarked aboard USS Blue Ridge in support of security and stability in the Indo-Pacific region.
NAVIFOR Sailors of the Year The U.S. Naval Information Forces in Suffolk, Virigninaname their top sailors for 2018. Naval Information Forces (NAVIFOR) supports operational commanders ashore and afloat by providing combat-ready Information Warfare forces, which are forward deployable, fully trained, properly manned, capably equipped, always ready, well maintained, and combat sustainable. NAVIFOR Mission is to [...]
Look at some of the new military babies born around different military installations To recognize the birth of NMCP’s first baby of the Year, representatives of the Oakleaf Club of Tidewater present a gift basket to the Basking family. Makenzie was born at 12:27 a.m. to Warren and Shantell Basking. Brig. Gen. George N. Appenzeller, [...]
First Naval Promotion of the New Year Lieutenant Junior Grade Zappa, assigned to the USS San Antonio (LPD), takes the Oath administered by the San Antonio’s Commanding Officer, Captain Edgardo Moreno during a promotion ceremony aboard the USS Wisconsin (BB 64). (Photo by Max Lonzanida). Lieutenant Junior Grade Zappa is pinned by his wife to [...]
Sailors assigned to Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Truxton (DDG 103) pose for a photo on the pier after helping Mercy-class hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH-20) depart the pier ahead of of Hurricane Florence. There are nearly 30 ships underway from Naval Station Norfolk and Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek as Hurricane Florence is forecasted to [...]
Operation Hele On Cadets pose for a group photograph. Operation Hele On is a Military and Family Support Center program where military children have a chance to better understand what many of their active duty parents face by becoming a military member for a day. (photo Justin R. Pacheco) Operation Hele On 2018 Activities [...]
Singaporean Navy Military Expert 1 Sandyha Shukla, from Singapore, participates in an interview as part of a Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) campaign intended to highlight the diversity of participating nations called Faces of RIMPAC. Twenty-five nations, 46 ships, five submarines, about 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC from June 27 to […]