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USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Sept. 19, 2022

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Sept. 19, 2022

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These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of Sept. 19, 2022, based on Navy and public data. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the chart reflects the location of the capital ship. Read More

U.S., Japanese Defense Chiefs Reaffirm Alliance in Pentagon Meeting

U.S., Japanese Defense Chiefs Reaffirm Alliance in Pentagon Meeting

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin hosts Japan’s Minister of Defense Yasukazu Hamada for talks at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., Sept. 14, 2022. (DoD photo by Lisa Ferdinando)

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin and Japanese Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada reaffirmed their commitment to an alliance on Wednesday during the defense secretaries’ first meeting since Hamada’s appointment in August. Read More

Vice Adm. Thomas Ishee Assumes U.S. 6th Fleet Command

Vice Adm. Thomas Ishee Assumes U.S. 6th Fleet Command

Vice Adm. Thomas Ishee, commander of U.S. 6th Fleet, speaks after assuming command at U.S. Naval Support Activity Naples, Italy, after relieving Vice Adm. Gene Black, right, Sept. 15, 2022. US Navy Photo

Vice Adm. Thomas Ishee assumed command of U.S. 6th Fleet Thursday, taking over from Vice Adm. Eugene Black. Read More

Carrier USS Harry S. Truman Returns From 9-Month Mediterranean Deployment

Carrier USS Harry S. Truman Returns From 9-Month Mediterranean Deployment

A sailor assigned to the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) greets family after returning to Naval Station Norfolk, Va., U.S. 6th Fleet. US Navy Photo

USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) pulled into port in Norfolk, Va., after more than nine months operating in the Mediterranean Sea – the longest a U.S. aircraft carrier has operated continuously in U.S. European Command in more than 20 years. Read More

New Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Honea Assumes Office

New Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Honea Assumes Office

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) James Honea delivers remarks during the MCPON Change of Office ceremony held at Mahan Hall, United States Naval Academy, on Sept. 8, 2022. US Navy Photo

James Honea became the latest master chief petty officer of the Navy during a change of office ceremony held at the Naval Academy last week.

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