San Francisco Fleet Week Kicks Off

October 8, 2019 – The 39th annual San Francisco Fleet Week kicked off Oct. 6 as ships arrived bringing U.S. Navy, Marines, and Coastguardsmen together with the city to celebrate the military sea services. This year is expected to be one of the largest San Francisco Fleet Weeks with eight ships and more than 2,300 Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsman participating. “I…

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Coast Guard Participates in San Francisco Fleet Week

October 6, 2019 – Coast Guard personnel and assets are scheduled to participate in and conduct maritime safety and security operations for the San Francisco Fleet Week, which is scheduled to kick off Monday with a series of public events, including the arrival of military vessels to the Port of San Francisco. Fleet Week includes a variety of ship tours…

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BAP Unión Returned to Callao From VIEX 2019

July 27, 2019 (Google Translation) – The Union BAP, our Traveling Embassy, ​​arrived on July 27 at the port of Callao, after 4 months of navigation, and successfully completed the VIEX Foreign Instruction Trip 2019. The event took place in the presence of high-ranking naval and excited authorities family members of the crew. Prior to his arrival at the Antedique…

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San Francisco Fleet Week Air Show Presented by United Announces 2019 Performer Lineup

May 6, 2019 – The San Francisco Fleet Week Association is pleased to announce the performer lineup for The 2019 San Francisco Fleet Week Air Show Presented By United. The show, produced by The Air Show Network, will take place over three days on October 11th, 12th and 13th with the world-famous U.S. Navy Blue Angels as the headline act.…

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Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward Arrives in San Francisco Ahead of Commissioning

February 22, 2019 – Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward, the second California-based 154-foot Fast Response Cutter, arrived in the San Francisco Bay, Friday. The Robert Ward is the second of four FRCs to be homeported at Base Los Angeles-Long Beach. While these ships will be based in Southern California, they will operate throughout the 11th Coast Guard District, which includes…

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USS Tulsa commissioned as Navy’s newest surface combatant

February 16, 2019 – The littoral combat ship USS Tulsa (LCS 16) was commissioned as the Navy’s newest surface combatant in a ceremony in San Francisco Feb. 16. The Independence-variant LCS is the Navy’s second ship to be named for the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma. “She truly is an amazing ship and an amazing addition to the fleet, but as…

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Future USS Tulsa set for San Francisco Commissioning

February 13, 2019 – The Navy will commission its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship, the future USS Tulsa (LCS 16), during a 10 a.m. (PST) ceremony Saturday, Feb. 16, at San Francisco’s Embarcadero Pier 30/32. U.S. Sen. James Lankford of Oklahoma will deliver the commissioning ceremony’s principal address. Kathy Taylor, former mayor of Tulsa, Oklahoma is the ship’s sponsor. The…

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San Fransico Fleet Week kicks off with ship arrivals

October 2, 2018 – More than 1,800 Sailors, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen assigned to units within the region, as well as Sailors from the Royal Canadian Navy recently moored in the Bay area in support of the 38th annual San Francisco Fleet Week. Fleet Week is a tradition in several cities across the U.S. that helps to raise public awareness…

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Coast Guard Establishes Safety Zone for San Francisco Fleet Week 2018

September 28, 2018 – San Francisco Fleet Week is scheduled to kick off Monday with a series of public events, including the arrival of military vessels to the Port of San Francisco. In addition to maintaining the Coast Guard’s homeland security missions in the Bay Area, Coast Guard personnel and assets are scheduled to participate in and provide maritime security…

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Coast Guard ramps up security, safety patrols during San Francisco Fleet Week

The Coast Guard has ramped up safety and security patrols for this year’s San Francisco Fleet Week to ensure the events are safe and fun. Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Teams from San Francisco, Los Angeles/Long Beach and Seattle, in addition to Maritime Security Response Team West, based in San Diego, have deployed alongside Bay Area based Coast Guard…

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Coast Guard participates in San Francisco Fleet Week

San Francisco Fleet Week kicked off October 2nd with a series of public events, including the arrival of military vessels to the Port of San Francisco. In addition to maintaining the Coast Guard’s homeland security missions in the Bay Area, Coast Guard personnel and assets are scheduled to participate in and provide maritime security for the fleet week events. A…

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San Francisco hosts Defense Support of Civil Authorities exercise for Fleet Week

Armored trucks, military canvas tents, and dozens of medical and emergency response personnel stand in the shadow cast by Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center in San Francisco. Such an array of personnel and equipment would normally only be assembled in response to a catastrophic disaster. Today, however, the theme is education. Medical and emergency response personnel from…

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San Francisco Fleet Week Kicks Off

The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) arrived at pier 30/32 in San Francisco today, kicking off the 37th annual San Francisco Fleet Week, which runs Oct. 1 through 10. The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105), the Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Champion (MCM 4), U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Midgett (WHEC 726), and Royal Canadian…

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Ships set for 37th annual San Francisco Fleet Week

Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105), mine countermeasures ship USS Champion (MCM 4), U.S. Coast Guard cutter Midgett (WHEC 726), and Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Winnipeg (FFH 338) will be in San Francisco for Fleet Week, Oct. 1-10. In addition, forces from 1st Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF),…

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