The 7th Fleet's Top News Items

U.S. Navy Forward Deploys Guided-Missile Cruiser to Japan to Underscore Commitment to the Asia-Pacific Region
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy announced today that the guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) will join the Forward Deployed Naval Forces in Yokosuka, Japan.

Published: Mon, 19 Jan 2015 22:08:28 GMT

U.S. Navy Forward Deploys Guided-Missile Cruiser to Japan to Underscore Commitment to the Asia-Pacific Region
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- In 2014, U.S. 7th Fleet ships, squadrons, operational units and senior leaders promoted regional stability and maritime security through more than 1,000 theater security cooperation engagements.

Published: Mon, 19 Jan 2015 22:07:58 GMT

Mental Health Providers Support Sailors Involved in AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Search Efforts
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- In the wake of the AirAsia Flight QZ 8501 search efforts from Dec 28, 2014 - Jan 15, 2015, mental health professionals specializing in post traumatic symptoms related to disasters or traumatic events arrived aboard USS Sampson (DDG 102) to support Sailors' mental and emotional health.

Published: Mon, 19 Jan 2015 22:07:25 GMT

USS Makin Island Arrives in Singapore for Port Visit
SINGAPORE (NNS) -- The amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8), along with the embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), arrived in Singapore Jan. 16 for a scheduled port visit.

Published: Mon, 19 Jan 2015 22:06:22 GMT

USS Sampson and USS Fort Worth Detach From AirAsia Search
YOKOSUKA, Japan (NNS) -- After contributing more than 650 search hours to the Indonesian-led search effort for AirAsia flight QZ8501, USS Sampson (DDG 102) and USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) concluded their assistance efforts Jan 15, receiving praise from Indonesian authorities.

Published: Mon, 19 Jan 2015 22:05:50 GMT

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