USS William P Lawrence Returns from 4th Fleet Deployment

January 11, 2021 – USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor, Jan. 11, following a deployment to the U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations. William P. Lawrence, along with Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 37 Detachment 7, deployed in September to conduct U.S. Southern Command and Joint Interagency Task Force South’s enhanced counternarcotics operations missions…

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USS Topeka arrives in Hawaii for change of homeport

December 16, 2020 – The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Topeka (SSN 754) arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam following a change of homeport from Guam, Dec. 15. “I am very excited for this change of moving from one tropical island to another where the people, food and culture are wonderful,” said Cmdr. Richard Salazar, commanding officer of USS Topeka.…

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Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Undocks USS Wayne E Meyer

November 10, 2020 – Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) successfully undocked USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) on Nov. 5. Despite the challenges of COVID-19, the shipyard and its partners remain open for business, executing a major milestone ahead of completing the ship’s Dry Docking Selected Restricted Availability (DSRA). The combined efforts of the…

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Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & IMF successfully undocks USS Columbia (SSN 771)

August 20, 2020 – Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) successfully undocked Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Columbia (SSN 771) July 16, 2020. The undocking was a major milestone in completing the submarine’s engineered overhaul (EOH) availability. To achieve this milestone, the project team, ship’s force, and shipyard docking team collaborated to complete all required…

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BRP Jose Rizal Being Tested for Flaws During RIMPAC

August 17, 2020 – The deployment of BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150), the country’s first missile-frigate, to the US-led Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercises would test its system and help identify and correct design flaws, an official of the Philippine Navy said Monday. “Our ship is new and it is only through constant use (will its) imperfections come out. It…

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USS Preble Returns After Successful Counter-Narcotics Deployment

June 25, 2020 – USS Preble (DDG 88) returned to their homeport of Pearl Harbor following the ship’s surge deployment to the U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations, June 25. Preble, along with a detachment from “Easyriders” from Helicopter Maritime Squadron (HSM) 37, deployed in March 2020 to conduct U.S. Southern Command and Joint Interagency Task Force South’s enhanced counter-narcotics…

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USS Missouri Refit Completed Five Days Early

May 21, 2020 – Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) workforce completed all planned maintenance and modernization work on USS Missouri (SSN 780) five days early. This is the first time any shipyard has completed two consecutive Virginia-class extended dry-docking selected restricted availabilities (EDSRA) ahead of schedule – USS North Carolina completed its EDSRA two…

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RIMPAC 2020 Scheduled for Last Half of August

April 29, 2020 – The United States Navy will sponsor the 27th Rim of the Pacific exercise, Aug. 17-31. Hosted by Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet, this biennial maritime exercise will be an at-sea-only event in light of COVID-19 concerns. The theme of RIMPAC 2020 is “Capable, Adaptive, Partners.” The at-sea-only construct for RIMPAC 2020 was developed to ensure the safety…

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