USS John S McCain Shifting Homeport to Everett

USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) departed Yokosuka September 17th as part of a scheduled homeport shift to Naval Station Everett. While forward-deployed to Fleet Activities Yokosuka, John S. McCain has operated independently and with carrier strike groups in the region since arriving to U.S. 7th Fleet in the summer of 1997. “John S. McCain and her Sailors have proven…

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Everett Future Homeport for New Constellation Class Frigates

June 2, 2021 – Naval Station Everett was designated as the Navy’s future homeport for the initial ships of the next generation of guided missile frigates, a new and improved class of small surface combatant ships. The planned relocation of USS Nimitz’s homeport from Bremerton to Everett, in 2020, has not occurred and it is unclear if Everett’s days as…

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USS Ralph Johnson returns from maiden deployment

January 14, 2021 – USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) returned to her homeport of Naval Station Everett today following her first deployment to the US 5th and 7th Fleet areas of operation. Ralph Johnson first departed Naval Station Everett April 15, 2020, following a restriction-of-movement period. This period served as the first of many measures the ship took to mitigate…

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Theodore Roosevelt CSG Escort and COVID-19 Survivor USS Kidd Returns to Everett

September 21, 2020 – USS Kidd (DDG 100) returned to her homeport of Naval Station Everett following the ship’s deployment to the U.S. 7th and 4th Fleets area of operations (AOR), Sept. 21. The deployment began in January as part of the USS Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group, which ended with a major outbreak of COVID-19 on Theodore Roosevelt and…

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Boeing to Temporarily Suspend Puget Sound Production Operations in Response to Escalating COVID-19 Pandemic

March 23, 2020 – Boeing announced a temporary suspension today of production operations at its Puget Sound area facilities in light of the state of emergency in Washington state and the company’s continuous assessment of the accelerating spread of the coronavirus in the region. These actions are being taken to ensure the well-being of employees, their families and the local…

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