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  • Podcast STEP Interview

STEP Interview

August 15th, 2022|

The Blue Angels reached new heights this month, appointing the first ever female F/A-18E/F demo pilot, Lt. Amanda Lee.

  • Navy Ship to Be Named After Brave USS San Diego Sailor

Navy Ship to Be Named After Brave USS San Diego Sailor

May 30th, 2022|

The U.S. Navy is proud to honor a USS San Diego Sailor’s bravery back from back in 1915 by naming a guided-missile destroyer after him. Fireman 2nd Class Telesforo De La Cruz Trinidad was the very first Filipino American to receive the Medal of Honor.

  • USS Savannah Arrives at Homeport in San Diego

USS Savannah Arrives at Homeport in San Diego

March 29th, 2022|

Newly commissioned independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Savannah (LCS-28) arrived at the homeport of Naval Base San Diego on Tuesday, March 3rd. Prior to its arrival, the Savannah officially joined the fleet back on February 5th when it was commissioned in Georgia!

  • Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier

USS Abraham Lincoln Departs San Diego for Deployment

January 31st, 2022|

The aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln departed from its homeport of San Diego for its regularly scheduled deployment with its carrier strike group. What makes this an even greater happening was that the carrier's commanding officer was Capt. Amy Bauernschmidt, the first woman to lead a nuclear carrier in U.S. Navy history!

  • USS Connecticut Arrives Damaged at San Diego After Long Surface Journey!

USS Connecticut Arrives Damaged at San Diego After Long Surface Journey

December 30th, 2021|

On December 15th of 2016, the Seawolf-class fast-attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22) departed Puget Sound Naval Shipyard for sea trials following a maintenance availability. Now the power attack submarine arrived damaged at San Diego, California on Sunday of December 12th, 2021. This took place after a surface transit of 6,182 miles from Guam.

Federal Bill Would Rename San Diego VA Medical Center

November 30th, 2021|

Rep. Mike Levin and D-San Juan Capistrano announced a bill to rename the San Diego Veteran Affairs Medical Center in honor of a local soldier killed in Afghanistan has passed the House of Representatives with unanimous support.

  • San Diego-Based USS Carl Vinson Part of 4-Carrier Force in Exercise Near China

San Diego-Based USS Carl Vinson Part of 4-Carrier Force in Exercise Near China

October 31st, 2021|

The San Diego-based USS Carlson Vinson joined the forward-deployed USS Ronald Reagan along with carriers from the United Kingdom and Japan in a show of allied forces in the Philippine Sea at the beginning of October. The exercise included the HSM Queen Elizabeth and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter carrier JS Ise!

  • USS Curtis Wilbur Arrives Homeport San Diego

USS Curtis Wilbur Arrives Homeport San Diego

September 30th, 2021|

On September 16, after 25 years as a forward-deployed ship in Yokosuka, Japan, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) arrived at its new homeport Naval Base San Diego! Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (CNSP), directed Curtis Wilbur to return to San Diego for a scheduled maintenance session

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