USS Halsey Returns Home to Pearl Harbor

USS Halsey (DDG 97) returned to her homeport of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, October 4th, after successfully completing a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility. Halsey departed Pearl Harbor, May 14, and joined the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group to conduct multiple strait transits and presence operations in the Arabian Gulf, Arabian Sea, Indian…

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Future USS Daniel Inouye Leaves Bath Iron Works for Pearl Harbor

The Navy’s newest destroyer, the future USS Daniel Inouye (DDG 118) sailed away from General Dynamics Bath Iron Works shipyard, Oct. 4. The ship is en route to her homeport, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, for its scheduled commissioning in December. “Following delivery to the Navy in March 2021, the entire team has continued to prepare DDG 118 for this important readiness…

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Navy Modernizing Shipyards in Bremerton & Pearl Harbor

September 13, 2021 – Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) awarded a $500-million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity architecture-engineering contract Sept. 7 for structural and waterfront-related projects at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) in Hawaii and Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) in Washington state. The five-year contract will mainly support construction, repair,…

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NECC commander, MDSU-1 conduct survey of USS Arizona

Rear Adm. Joseph A. DiGuardo Jr., commander, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC), participated in an underwater survey of the USS Arizona Memorial, July 16. The survey was conducted during a visit to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 1 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, and was a collaborative effort between MDSU-1 and the National Park Service. “Any day you are…

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U.S. 3rd Fleet hosts RIMPAC initial planning conference

June 11, 2021 – Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet hosted the Initial Planning Conference for Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2022 at Naval Base Point Loma, June 1 to 10. More than 300 personnel from countries scheduled to participate in RIMPAC 2022 attended the virtual IPC to begin preparations for the exercise. RIMPAC 2022 is currently scheduled to be in-person.…

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Pacific Submarine Force participates in Exercise Agile Dagger 21

June 3, 2021 – Multiple submarines departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to participate in Exercise Agile Dagger 2021 (AD21), June 3. AD21 is a training exercise, with one-third of the Pacific Submarine Force getting underway, to assess warfighting readiness and build capacity for the joint force. As part of the exercise, submarines from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; Bremerton, Washington; and San…

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Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard completes USS Columbia availability

May 18, 2021 – Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) completed all planned maintenance and modernization work on USS Columbia (SSN 771) May 17, delivering the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine back to the fleet. “With challenges to overcome during the availability, seeing her return from successful sea trials and achieving certification shows the results of…

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