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USS Tripoli Arrives in Singapore as Chinese Warships Continue to Operate Near Japan

USS Tripoli Arrives in Singapore as Chinese Warships Continue to Operate Near Japan

Marines assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) board an MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 262 (Reinforced) operating from amphibious assault carrier USS Tripoli (LHA-7) on Aug. 12, 2022. US Navy Photo

Amphibious assault ship USS Tripoli (LHA-7) is now docked in Singapore for a port call, having arrived at Changi Naval Base on Wednesday following an underway in the South China Sea. Read More

Marines Delay First Amphibious Combat Vehicle Deployment Aboard Makin Island ARG

Marines Delay First Amphibious Combat Vehicle Deployment Aboard Makin Island ARG

An Amphibious Combat Vehicle with the 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division disembarks the well deck of amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD-23) during waterborne training in the Pacific Ocean on Feb. 12, 2022. US Marine Corps Photo

The Marine Corps has delayed the first deployment of its new Amphibious Combat Vehicle as it wraps up an investigation into a July training incident, USNI News has learned. Read More

WANTED: Gamer Sailors for Navy's 'Goats & Glory' ESports Team

WANTED: Gamer Sailors for Navy’s ‘Goats & Glory’ ESports Team

Navy Electronics Technician 2nd Class Manuel Bolanos, a native of McAllen, Texas, assigned to the Navy’s esports team, Goats & Glory, plays a friendly Valorant skirmish during the Valorant $5K Lan Tournament, part of a Navy Promotional Day (NPD) Philadelphia, May 14, 2022. US Navy Photo

Are you a sailor who wants to play video games from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.?
Good news, the Navy has a job for you. Read More

Carrier USS George H.W. Bush Joins Truman Strike Group in Mediterranean, Two Guided-Missile Subs in 6th Fleet

Carrier USS George H.W. Bush Joins Truman Strike Group in Mediterranean, Two Guided-Missile Subs in 6th Fleet

USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77) entering the Mediterranean Sea on Aug. 25, 2022. Daniel Ferro photo used with permission

This post has been updated with additional information on Ohio-class guided-missile submarines in U.S. 6th Fleet.

For the first time in recent memory, two U.S. carrier strike groups are now in the Mediterranean Sea as the Russian invasion of Ukraine has entered its seventh month, USNI News has learned. Read More