The new commander of the U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet assumed his post overseeing the world's largest forward-deployed naval force in a ceremony at a port just south of Tokyo. Navy Vice Adm. John M. Bird was sworn in aboard the flagship USS Blue Ridge at Yokosuka port, the site of a U.S. naval base.
By Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service CAMP VICTORY — Army Gen. Ray Odierno assumed command of Multi-National Force-Iraq from Army Gen. David H. Petraeus during a ceremony at al Faw Palace here Sept. 16. The change of comman... Read Post
Submarine Squadron (SUBRON) 4 held a change of command ceremony at Naval Submarine Base New London. Capt. Richard Breckenridge turned over command of SUBRON 4 to Capt. Robert Clark II in a symbolic ceremony at Pier 17 between USS Vi... Read Post