USS Louisville Arrives in Bremerton for Inactivation

October 22, 2019 – USS Louisville (SSN 724) arrived at Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton to commence in the inactivation and decommissioning process, Oct. 22. Under the command of Cmdr. Robert Rose, from Garland, Utah, Louisville departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, for a homeport change to Bremerton, Washington, Oct. 7. “Louisville Sailors, past and present, are some of the finest in the world,” said Rose. “It has been an honor and a privilege to serve as a commanding officer on this fine ship. The crew’s ingenuity, hard work,…

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USS Louisville Returns From Final Deployment

May 3, 2019 – USS Louisville (SSN 724) returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam from a deployment, May 2. “Louisville Sailors are some of the finest in the world,” said Cmdr. Robert W. Rose, from Garland, Utah, and Louisville’s commanding officer. “Their hard work, ingenuity, and constant effort kept Louisville ready for every phase of deployment. As commanding officer, it is my absolute privilege to lead this crew in carrying out our nation’s most important tasking.” During the deployment, 27 Sailors were promoted and 26 Sailors and six officers earned…

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Joint ASW Exercise Conducted by France, Australia, US

December 19, 2018 – Maritime forces from France, Australia and the United States participated in Ship Anti-Submarine Warfare Readiness and Evaluation Measurement (SHAREM) 195 exercise in the Arabian Sea, Dec. 14-18. Participating ships included FS Cassard (D 614), HMAS Ballarat (FFH 155), USS Stockdale (DDG 106), USS Spruance (DDG 111), USS Louisville (SSN 724), and USNS Richard E. Byrd (T-AKE 4). Additionally, U.S. P-3C Orion aircraft and a French Atlantique 2 maritime patrol aircraft supported the exercise from the air. “SHAREM provides a great opportunity for realistic training, strengthening the…

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USS Louisville completes Western Pacific deployment

March 24, 2017 – USS Louisville (SSN 724) was welcomed home by friends and family awaiting their return on the historic submarine piers of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, March 23. Louisville successful completed a six-month Western Pacific deployment while conducting operations in support of national security. “I am exceptionally proud of the crew’s efforts to prepare for, sustain and successfully execute every phase of this deployment – from our initial training more than a year ago, to the final transit home,” said Cmdr. David S. Cox, Louisville’s commanding officer and native…

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USS Louisville visits Subic Bay during deployment

February 14, 2017 – Los Angeles-class submarine USS Louisville (SSN 724) arrived in Subic Bay for a brief port call that highlights the strong community and military connections between the Philippines and the United States, Feb. 14. The crew will participate in a series of community service projects and sporting events during the visit. Louisville will also use the stop to conduct some minor maintenance with the assistance of Filipino companies. The Philippines is a longstanding treaty ally of the United States with a history of partnership of more than…

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