The 7th Fleet's Top News Items

Key West Visits Yokosuka During Western Pacific Deployment
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Key West (SSN 722) arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Aug. 29, for a visit as part of its deployment to the Western Pacific.

Published: Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:40:05 GMT

Blue Ridge Completes Patrol, Returns to Yokosuka for Scheduled Maintenance Period
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) and embarked 7th Fleet staff returned to Yokosuka, Japan Sept. 2, concluding a five-week patrol and successfully strengthening cooperative theater security capabilities with Indo-Asia-Pacific region navies.

Published: Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:38:56 GMT

Peleliu to Embark 31st MEU in Okinawa
OKINAWA, Japan (NNS) -- The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5), arrived in Okinawa, Japan, to embark the Okinawa-based 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) after embarking Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 11 while in Sasebo, Japan Aug. 31.

Published: Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:37:58 GMT

"Iron Nickel" Full-Up, Round Ready
SASEBO, Japan (NNS) -- The amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5), in coordination with Naval Munitions Command Detachment Sasebo, conducted a three-day ammunition onload while anchored near Command Fleet Activities Sasebo, Aug. 27-29.

Published: Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:37:16 GMT

George Washington Continues Patrol in Indo-Asia-Pacific Region
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's forward deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) departed Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, to patrol the Indo-Asia-Pacific region as the flagship for the George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG), Sept. 2.

Published: Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:36:32 GMT

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