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.
The Russian Navy will soon follow the path of their Air Force, and begin regular patrols and deployments. Russia's Northern Fleet will dispatch ships and submarines on tours of duty to various regions of the world's oceans in 2008, ... 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