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Rear Adm. Richard Seif, commander, Submarine Forces U.S. Pacific Fleet, far right, poses with multinational service members after delivering the CTF-174 introduction brief on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in preparation for the at-sea phase of Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2024, July 8, 2024. CTF-174 established a Theater Undersea Watchfloor with participants from multiple nations, including Australia, Canada, Columbia, France, England, India, Israel, Japan, Peru, and Republic of Korea. Twenty-nine nations, 40 surface ships, three submarines, 14 national land forces, more than 150 aircraft, and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC in and around the Hawaiian Islands, June 27 to Aug. 1. The world's largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity while fostering and sustaining cooperative relationships among participants critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world's oceans. RIMPAC 2024 is the 29th exercise in the series that began in 1971. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Scott Barnes)
Multinational Undersea Warfare Experts Gather for RIMPAC 2024 Integration
By Chief Petty Officer B Biller | July 12, 2024
HAWAII — Planners and Liaison Officers (LNOs) from multiple partner nations met at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to stand up a Commander, Task Force (CTF) 174 theater undersea warfare integrated watch team,...

Royal New Zealand Navy Lt. Cdr. Fletcher Dunning, officer-in-charge of Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2024 multinational logistics support element (MLSE) speaks to logistics representatives from partner nations, service providers, and RIMPAC staff at a logistics workshop during RIMPAC 2024 at Ford Island Conference Center, Hawaii, June 29. Twenty-nine nations, 40 surface ships, three submarines, 14 national land forces, more than 150 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC in and around the Hawaiian Islands, June 27 to Aug. 1. The world's largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity while fostering and sustaining cooperative relationships among participants critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world's oceans. RIMPAC 2024 is the 29th exercise in the series that began in 1971. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Christopher Previc)
Logistics Workshop Held During RIMPAC 2024
By Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Previc | July 12, 2024
FORD ISLAND, Hawaii – Supply officers and logistic specialists from 29 countries came together at the Ford Island Conference Center, Hawaii, during Exercise Rim of Pacific to coordinate the different phases of RIMPAC,...

KINGSTON, Jamaica (July 10, 2024) Lt. Cmdr. Zachary Smith, Continuing Promise 2024 Mission Commander, and Lt. Daniel Ehrlich, Continuing Promise 2024 Public Affairs Officer, greet U.S. Ambassador to Jamaica N. Nick Perry prior to his visit and tour of Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Burlington (T-EPF 10) at Kingston Wharves.  Continuing Promise 2024 marks the 14th mission to the region since 2007, which aims to foster goodwill, strengthen existing partnerships, and encourage the establishment of new partnerships among countries, non-government organizations, and international organizations. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Mark Logico)
Continuing Promise 2024 Holds Ceremony for Official Transfer of Donations
By Chief Petty Officer Mark Logico | July 12, 2024
KINGSTON, Jamaica — U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet’s Continuing Promise 2024 mission held a ceremony in front of the Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Burlington (T-EPF 10)...

240708-N-VO134-1002 MANAMA, Bahrain (July 8, 2024) Capt. Oliver Herion, outgoing commander of Task Force (TF) 56, left, Vice Adm. George Wikoff, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command and U.S. 5th Fleet, center, and Capt. Brian Reitter, incoming commander of TF 56, render honors during a change-of-command ceremony in Manama, Bahrain, July 8. TF 56 is an expeditionary combat force stationed in the U.S. 5th fleet area of operations to support maritime security and stability in the Middle East region.
Commander, Task Force 56 Welcomes New Commander
By Commander U.S. Naval Forces Central Command Public Affairs | July 11, 2024
MANAMA, Bahrain — U.S. Naval Forces Central Command’s Task Force (TF) 56 welcomed a new commander during a change of command ceremony aboard Naval Support Activity Bahrain, July 8...

Republic of Korea President Yoon Suk Yeol speaks during all-hands assembly at U.S. Indo-Pacific Command headquarters on Camp H.M. Smith in Aiea, Hawaii on July 9, 2024. The visit to USINDOPACOM was one of several engagements with Adm. Samuel J. Paparo, commander of USINDOPACOM, demonstrating the deep friendship between the two countries and reaffirming the U.S. ironclad commitment to the U.S.-ROK Alliance established in 1953. USINDOPACOM is committed to enhancing stability in the Indo-Pacific region by promoting security cooperation, encouraging peaceful development, responding to contingencies, deterring aggression and, when necessary, fighting to win. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John Bellino)
USINDOPACOM hosts Republic of Korea President Yoon Suk Yeol
By | July 11, 2024
HONOLULU – Republic of Korea President Yoon Suk Yeol visited U.S. Indo-Pacific Command at Camp H.M. Smith during his visit to Honolulu, July 8-9, 2024...

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Don’t Get ‘Ripped’ By Currents And Tides This Summer
By Leslie Tomaino, Naval Safety Command Safety Promotions | June 26, 2024
If you’re hitting the beach this summer, Naval Safety Command urges you to be mindful of water conditions and associated risks. Rip currents account for more than 80% of rescues performed by surf beach lifeguards. According...

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Updated Fall Protection Guide Delivers Relevant Guidance, Best Practices
By Rebecca Coleman, Naval Safety Command Safety Promotions-Public Affairs | May 20, 2024
Most falls are preventable, and planning, compliance and preparation are key attributes toward achieving an accident-free workplace. Assisting with the foundation for a mishap-free outcome is a primary focus of the Department...

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Maximize Summer Fun While Minimizing Risks
By Melissa Wenger, Naval Safety Command Safety Promotions-Public Affairs | April 29, 2024
Prepare for a summer filled with adventure, but acknowledge the potential for misadventure as well. A memorable experience can be overshadowed by a trip to the hospital – or worse. Understand and manage the risks associated...

This graphic was created to help promote the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Shore Safety Award winners. The annual award recognizes outstanding support and achievement in safety and occupational health. (U.S. Navy layout and design by Leslie Tomaino)
Shore Safety Award Winners Share Common Traits
By Rebecca Coleman, Naval Safety Command Safety Promotions-Public Affairs | April 10, 2024
Engaged leadership, adherence to the Navy’s Safety Management System and commitment to Get Real, Get Better principles were all commonalities among the Chief of Naval Operations’ fiscal 2023 Shore Safety award recipients...

NAVSAFECOM Continues Risk Assurance Assessments Across Enterprise
By Rebecca Coleman, Naval Safety Command Safety Promotions-Public Affairs | Jan. 31, 2024
Nearly two years since the Naval Safety Command (NAVSAFECOM) began its assurance assessment process across the naval enterprise, it has completed over 20 Echelon II/III risk assurance assessments, continuing its focus on risk...


 


 




 

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