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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Texas Returns Home from Deployment

February 24, 2020 – USS Texas (SSN 775) returned home to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Feb. 24. During their 7-month deployment, Texas completed a full spectrum of operations, including theater anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare, in support of the high-priority tasking in the Indo-Pacific and U.S. Central Command areas of operation. “The crew worked and trained tirelessly, preparing to execute any…

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