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USS California Returns Home
By Lt.Cmdr. Seth Koenig, Submarine Readiness Squadron (SRS) 32 | Dec. 9, 2022
GROTON, Conn. – The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS California (SSN 781) returned home to Naval Submarine Base New London on Thursday, Dec. 8, after a four-month deployment...

CTF 70 and 71 Conduct Bi-lateral ASW Training and Logistics Support with JMSDF
By Lt. Katherine Serrano, Commander, Task Force (CTF) 71 Public Affairs | Dec. 9, 2022
YOKOSUKA, Japan – Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 51, assigned to Commander, Task Force (CTF) 70 and CTF 71 conducted bi-lateral anti-submarine warfare (ASW) training with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force...

KOPER, Slovenia (Dec. 3, 2022) The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) arrives in Koper, Slovenia, for a scheduled port visit. The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. Naval Forces Europe area of operations, employed by U.S. Sixth Fleet to defend U.S., allied, and partner interests. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Christine Montgomery)
USS Leyte Gulf Arrives in Slovenia for Port Visit
By Petty Officer 2nd Class Christine Montgomery, Carrier Strike Group 10 | Dec. 9, 2022
KOPER, Slovenia – The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) arrived in Koper, Slovenia, Dec. 3 for a scheduled port visit...

USS Truxtun (DDG 103) Arrives in Toulon, France
By Petty Officer 3rd Class Porsha Thompson, Carrier Strike Group 10 | Dec. 9, 2022
TOULON, France - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) arrived in Toulon, France, for a scheduled port visit, Nov. 28, 2022...

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (Dec. 2, 2022) Naval Air Crewman 3rd Class Britten West, assigned to the
USNS Comfort Completes Its Fourth Mission Stop of Continuing Promise 2022 in the Dominican Republic
By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Sophia Simons | Dec. 8, 2022
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) completed its fourth mission stop of Continuing Promise 2022 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Dec. 6, 2022...

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Winter is Coming: Maintaining the Maintainer in a Cold Weather Environment
By Senior Chief Parachute Rigger Will Morgan | Dec. 2, 2022
With the winter months approaching, the requirements for aircraft inspections, service, repairs, and/or modifications remain the same, but, as maintainers, we are faced with a different type of challenge. Maintenance...

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Naval Safety Command Fall and Winter Safety 2022
Don't Be a Turkey When Hitting the Roads
By Leslie Tomaino, Naval Safety Command Safety Promotions-Public Affairs | Nov. 17, 2022
It’s that time of year when many begin imagining the smells of delicious pumpkin pie, turkey and stuffing. Some have already started thoughtful prep work in anticipation of preparing the perfect meal for their loved ones this...

Students attending a Respiratory Protection Program Management (RPPM) course listen to a math calculation explained by Ben Winslow, an instructor with Naval Safety and Training Environmental Training Center (NAVSAFENVTRACEN). NAVSAFENVTRACEN delivered the on-site training in Kaneohe, Hawaii Sept. 20-23, 2022. The course provides military and civilian RPPMs at shore commands and Respiratory Protection Managers on all classes of Navy ships with training necessary to effectively establish, maintain and monitor respiratory protection programs within their units.
Safety Training Courses Available for FY23, Assess Needs Now for FY24 Quotas
By Stephanie Slater, Naval Safety Command Safety Promotions-Public Affairs | Nov. 15, 2022
Reducing no-show students, unused quotas and under-projected training needs are critically important goals for the Naval Safety and Environmental Training Center (NAVSAFEVTRACEN) this fiscal year (FY)...

MISAWA, Japan (Jan. 5, 2022) Aviation Electrician’s Mate Airman James Williams, assigned to the “Golden Swordsmen” of Patrol Squadron (VP) 47, operates a de-icing truck to remove snow and ice from a P-8A Poseidon at Misawa Air Base. VP-47 is currently deployed to Naval Air Facility Misawa, Japan conducting maritime patrol and reconnaissance and theater outreach operations within U.S. 7th Fleet (C7F) area of operations in support of Commander, Task Force 72, C7F, and U.S. Indo-Pacific Command objectives throughout the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Benjamin Ringers)
Blog: Chill Out! It’s Just Snow …
By Senior Chief Naval Air Crewman (Helicopter) Aaron Hutchinson, Naval Safety Command Aviation Directorate | Nov. 8, 2022
While operating in the cold weather environment, maintenance support personnel, aircrews and aircraft will all face numerous hazards due to their direct exposure to the elements. If managed correctly, operations can be...

MISAWA, Japan (Nov. 29, 2018) Two P-8A Poseidon aircraft sit on the flight line after the first snow of 2018 at Naval Air Facility Misawa, Nov. 29, 2018. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman William Andrews/Released)
Blog: Icy Conditions during Aircraft Maintenance
By Senior Chief Aviation Structural Mechanic Todd M. Brown, Naval Safety Command Aviation Safety Programs Directorate | Oct. 24, 2022
Performing aircraft maintenance during the winter can be challenging, mainly because the winter months produce numerous potential hazards for maintainers and aircraft that we don’t have to worry about during the summer. Being...



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