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Aboard command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) Petty Officer

Aboard command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) Petty Officer

Aboard command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) Petty Officer Herbert E. Tejeda-Martinez, Ship Storekeeper Seaman, explains the inner workings of the Forecastle to a member of Cub Scout Pack 51. The tour shows scou... More

Operations of USS Blue Ridge

Operations of USS Blue Ridge

Yeoman Seaman Jacob Slay, from Union, Mo., mans a .50 caliber machine gun during a general quarters drill aboard the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge. Blue Ridge serves under Commander, Expeditionary Stri... More

Petty Officer 2nd Class Armida Sandoval, right, takes

Petty Officer 2nd Class Armida Sandoval, right, takes

Petty Officer 2nd Class Armida Sandoval, right, takes notes from Pacific Fleet Master Chief Petty Officer Tom Howard on how to succeed as a Sailor during his visit to the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge.... More

USS Blue Ridge operations

USS Blue Ridge operations

Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV), the Honorable Ray Mabus, addresses Sailors from USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), embarked 7th Fleet staff, and Marines from Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team Pacific (FASTPAC) during an ... More

Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Kevin Abney,

Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Kevin Abney,

Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Kevin Abney, a search and rescue swimmer aboard USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), rescues a dummy during a man overboard drill off the Western coast of Japan. The man overboard ... More

Petty Officer 3rd Class Jabob Velazquez, a machinist

Petty Officer 3rd Class Jabob Velazquez, a machinist

Petty Officer 3rd Class Jabob Velazquez, a machinist mate, left, and Petty Officer 3rd Class Thomas Gibson, a hull maintenance technician, members of the hose team of Damage Control Repair Station 5 aboard the ... More

Rim of the Pacific 2010

Rim of the Pacific 2010

An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Argonauts of Strike Fighter Squadron 147 launches from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan during a Rim of the Pacific 2010 training mission. RIMPAC is th... More

Sailors assigned to Maritime Expeditionary Security

Sailors assigned to Maritime Expeditionary Security

Sailors assigned to Maritime Expeditionary Security Squadron 9 and U.S. Coast Guardsman assigned to Port Security Unit 308 carry an injured sailor to safety during a Navy Expeditionary Combat Command Integrated... More

Composite unit training exercise

Composite unit training exercise

Marines fast rope from a CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopter onto the flight deck of the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman during a composite unit training exercise. (U.S. Navy pho... More

Camp Trident Summer Camp

Camp Trident Summer Camp

Michael Albritton navigates a kayak during a confidence building evolution at Camp Trident summer camp. Navy Expeditionary Combat Command Chief Petty Officers Association chose to sponsor Albritton based on the... More

Enhanced Mojave Viper

Enhanced Mojave Viper

Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Nowak, hospitalman, assigned to Company I, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, prepares to reload his M4 service rifle during training exercise Enhanced Mojave Viper at Marine Corps... More

USS Constitution

USS Constitution

Esteban Quintero, fireman apprentice, left, and Airman Dylan Roberts, both assigned to USS Constitution, steer the rudder aboard the Friendship of Salem as part of their final evolution of sail training. Consti... More

Sailors prepare to attach cargo to an MH-60S Sea Hawk

Sailors prepare to attach cargo to an MH-60S Sea Hawk

Sailors prepare to attach cargo to an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from the Island Knights of Helicopter Combat Support Squadron 25 aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington during a vertical replenishmen... More

Operation Bungalow Breeze

Operation Bungalow Breeze

Petty Officer 2nd Class Corey Hill, damage control specialist, assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS Dubuque, explains the use of the peri-jet eductor during Operation Bungalow Breeze with the Mald... More

Educator Orientation

Educator Orientation

Petty Officer 1st Class Derrick Edwards, machinist's mate, explains various pipe patching methods to a group of educators during an educator orientation visit at the Submarine Learning Center Detachment San Die... More

Joint Training Exercise

Joint Training Exercise

A CH-53E Sea Stallion helicopter approaches the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman during a joint training exercise with the amphibious transport dock ship USS Ponce. Ponce is... More

USS Iwo Jima

USS Iwo Jima

An AV-8B Harrier assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 452 prepares to launch from the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima. Iwo Jima departed Norfolk en route to Central and South America and the Car... More

Naval Station Guantanamo Bay

Naval Station Guantanamo Bay

The North East Gate at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is the only entry and exit point to mainland Cuba from the naval station. It has been closed to base personnel since the United States broke off diplom... More

USS Carl Vinson

USS Carl Vinson

Personnel department Sailors perform physical training in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson. Carl Vinson is underway conducting local operations off the coast of Southern California. (U.S. ... More

Capt. John Pope, Master of the Military Sealift Command

Capt. John Pope, Master of the Military Sealift Command

Capt. John Pope, Master of the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Amelia Earhart, directs the ship during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training Singapore 2010. CARAT is a series of ... More

Agreement Signed

Agreement Signed

Rear Adm. Paul Bushong, center, commander of Joint Region Marianas, signs a memorandum of understanding with the Consolidated Commission on Utilities, Guam Waterworks Authority and Guam Power Authority at the R... More

Petty Officer 1st Class Sam Money, aviation ordnanceman,

Petty Officer 1st Class Sam Money, aviation ordnanceman,

Petty Officer 1st Class Sam Money, aviation ordnanceman, left, from Dallas, instructs Sailors in identifying the components of an MK 62-63 Quickstrike training mine in the forward magazine aboard the aircraft c... More

Capt. O.P. Honors, commanding officer of the aircraft

Capt. O.P. Honors, commanding officer of the aircraft

Capt. O.P. Honors, commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise, addresses Sailors during a captain's call in the ship's hangar bay. Enterprise is on a scheduled underway for fleet replacement squa... More

USS Blue Ridge

USS Blue Ridge

Petty Officer 3rd Class Drew Iverson, culinary specialist, launches an SH-60F Sea Hawk helicopter from the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge shortly after the ship departed Commander, Fleet Activities,... More

An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Gunslingers

An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Gunslingers

An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Gunslingers of Strike Fighter Squadron 105 launches from the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman. The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group is deployed to support maritim... More

Vice Adm. John M. Bird, commander of U.S. 7th Fleet,

Vice Adm. John M. Bird, commander of U.S. 7th Fleet,

Vice Adm. John M. Bird, commander of U.S. 7th Fleet, looks through the "big eyes" aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge as the ship departs Commander, Fleet Activities, Yokosuka. Blue Ridge is u... More

Petty Officer 3rd Class Cole French, hull maintenance

Petty Officer 3rd Class Cole French, hull maintenance

Petty Officer 3rd Class Cole French, hull maintenance technician, the on-scene leader aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge, organizes his team to respond to a casualty during a general quarters... More

Seaman Blaine Matteson detaches the heaving line from

Seaman Blaine Matteson detaches the heaving line from

Seaman Blaine Matteson detaches the heaving line from the wire high line as the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge pulls alongside the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Ericss... More

Pacific Partnership 2010

Pacific Partnership 2010

Sailors embarked aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge assist a Palauan during a community service project at Palau High School on the island of Koror, Palau as part of Pacific Partnership 2010.... More

An SH-60F Sea Hawk helicopter from Helicopter Anti-submarine

An SH-60F Sea Hawk helicopter from Helicopter Anti-submarine

An SH-60F Sea Hawk helicopter from Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron Light 51 transports Project Handclasp materials from the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge to the Republic of Palau. Blue Ridge is ... More

Pacific Partnership 2010

Pacific Partnership 2010

Seaman Apprentice Ashlie Booker and a Palaun man smooth sharp edges on metal fence poles during a Pacific Partnership 2010 community service project at Melekeok Elementary School on the island of Babeldaob, Pal... More

USS Blue Ridge

USS Blue Ridge

Lt. Cmdr. David Foster, assigned to Naval Hospital Yokosuka and embarked aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), checks a patient's tonsils during a Pacific Partnership 2010 medical civi... More

Pacific Partnership 2010

Pacific Partnership 2010

Petty Officer 1st Class Charles Bradford, a cryptologic technician (collection), and a child paint a pillar during a Pacific Partnership 2010 community service project at Ngchesar Elementary School. The U.S. 7t... More

U.S. Coast Guard Fireman Chris Gibson, assigned to

U.S. Coast Guard Fireman Chris Gibson, assigned to

U.S. Coast Guard Fireman Chris Gibson, assigned to the U.S. Coast Guard cutter USCG Washington, tapes a basketball backboard before painting as a Palauan child looks on during a Pacific Partnership joint commun... More

Sailors assigned to the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship

Sailors assigned to the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship

Sailors assigned to the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge paint lines on a basketball court at Angaur Elementary School during Pacific Partnership 2010. Blue Ridge is in the Republic of Palau conducti... More

USS Blue Ridge

USS Blue Ridge

Lt. Cmdr. David Foster, assigned to Naval Hospital Yokosuka and embarked aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge, examines a Palauan child's tonsils as his grandmother looks on at Ngarachemayong C... More

Seaman Roger King, ship's serviceman, hands a box of

Seaman Roger King, ship's serviceman, hands a box of

Seaman Roger King, ship's serviceman, hands a box of Project Handclasp medical supplies to Petty Officer 2nd Class Corey Tillman, ship's serviceman, and a Belau National Hospital employee during a Pacific Partn... More

Seaman Jenna Welsh, assigned to the U.S. 7th Fleet

Seaman Jenna Welsh, assigned to the U.S. 7th Fleet

Seaman Jenna Welsh, assigned to the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge, picks up litter at Clark Cemetery during a community service project. Clark Cemetery is on the grounds of the former Clark Air Ba... More

Petty Officer 2nd Class John Richardson, left, takes

Petty Officer 2nd Class John Richardson, left, takes

Petty Officer 2nd Class John Richardson, left, takes notes relayed from Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeffery Quemada while Seaman Matthew Rozebom photographs passing ships as the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue... More

Sailors man the rails aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet command

Sailors man the rails aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet command

Sailors man the rails aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge as the ship pulls into Busan with Republic of Korea ship Dokdo moored behind. Blue Ridge is in Busan for the second time this year for... More

Petty Officer 3rd Class Tyor Firouzi, culinary specialist,

Petty Officer 3rd Class Tyor Firouzi, culinary specialist,

Petty Officer 3rd Class Tyor Firouzi, culinary specialist, assigned to the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge, gives a flower to a Parangsae Noin Geongang Center resident during a community service proj... More

Petty Officer 2nd Class Riad Taha, assigned to the

Petty Officer 2nd Class Riad Taha, assigned to the

Petty Officer 2nd Class Riad Taha, assigned to the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge, helps a child with his English lesson during a community service project at Hee-Rak-Won Children's Welfare Facility... More

Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Field, gunner's mate,

Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Field, gunner's mate,

Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Field, gunner's mate, gets target instructions from Petty Officer 2nd Class Joshua Pacheco, gunner's mate, as he fires a .50-caliber machine gun during weapons training aboard th... More

Chemical, biological and radiological attack drill

Chemical, biological and radiological attack drill

Sailors in damage control central don MCU-2P gas masks during a chemical, biological and radiological attack drill as they communicate with damage control repair stations aboard 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue ... More

USS Blue Ridge

USS Blue Ridge

Officers stand at parade rest during the U.S. 7th Fleet change of command ceremony aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19). Vice Adm. Scott Van Buskirk relieved Vice Adm. John M. Bird, be... More

Petty Officer 3rd Class Luis Figueroa, an information

Petty Officer 3rd Class Luis Figueroa, an information

Petty Officer 3rd Class Luis Figueroa, an information systems technician assigned to the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge, builds a toy with an orphan from the Shunko Gakuen Boys and Girls Home in Yok... More

The U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge is

The U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge is

The U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge is illuminated with Christmas lights on Christmas Eve.

Petty Officer 1st Class Demond Ricard, culinary specialist,

Petty Officer 1st Class Demond Ricard, culinary specialist,

Petty Officer 1st Class Demond Ricard, culinary specialist, left, and Petty Officer 1st Class Danielle Rosetti, boatswain's mate, take the chief petty officer advancement exam on the mess decks aboard the U.S.... More

Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Troublefield, culinary

Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Troublefield, culinary

Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Troublefield, culinary specialist, passes a rat tail stopper on a mooring line aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge. Blue Ridge serves under Commander, Expeditio... More

USS Blue Ridge in Manila

USS Blue Ridge in Manila

Seaman Demarquis Holman, ship's serviceman, stands the force protection watch aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge. Blue Ridge is in Manila, Philippines, for a port visit and is on Spring patro... More

USS Blue Ridge in Manila

USS Blue Ridge in Manila

Capt. Rudy Lupton, commanding officer of the 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge, shakes hands with Maj. Vicente Ronatay, the acting director of the Naval Operations Center for the Philippine navy/Marines, as... More

USS Blue Ridge in Manila

USS Blue Ridge in Manila

Petty Officer 2nd Class Pierre Angeles, machinist's mate, a boiler technician of the watch aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge, speaks with Republic of the Philippines navy sailors about boile... More

Sgt. David Zimmerman, assigned to Fleet Anti-Terrorism

Sgt. David Zimmerman, assigned to Fleet Anti-Terrorism

Sgt. David Zimmerman, assigned to Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Team Pacific, embarked aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge, instructs Philippine sailors and marines on various assault counterm... More

Lance Cpls. Zachary Gregory and Ren Beazley, both assigned

Lance Cpls. Zachary Gregory and Ren Beazley, both assigned

Lance Cpls. Zachary Gregory and Ren Beazley, both assigned to Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Team Pacific, conduct a martial arts training exhibition during a professional development exchange aboard the U.S. 7t... More

Petty Officer 2nd Class John Wylie, assigned to the

Petty Officer 2nd Class John Wylie, assigned to the

Petty Officer 2nd Class John Wylie, assigned to the U.S. 7th Fleet Band, Far East Edition, demonstrates how to play the saxophone to students from the S.M. Tshung Tsin Sabah School. Members of the Far East Edit... More

USS Blue Ridge game night

USS Blue Ridge game night

Sailors stationed aboard 7th Fleet Command Ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) participate in a game night sponsored by the ship's morale welfare and recreation. The event helps sailors and Marines take a break from t... More

Master Chief Petty Officer David Unnone, command master

Master Chief Petty Officer David Unnone, command master

Master Chief Petty Officer David Unnone, command master chief of the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge, briefs sailors about taking on humanitarian assistance supplies in Singapore to ensure the ship a... More

Petty Officer 3rd Class Jenna Welsh, information systems

Petty Officer 3rd Class Jenna Welsh, information systems

Petty Officer 3rd Class Jenna Welsh, information systems technician, stands watch during sea and anchor detail as the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge departs Singapore. Blue Ridge loaded humanitarian... More

USS Blue Ridge

USS Blue Ridge

Sailors stage pallets of relief supplies aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) for transfer during a replenishment at sea. Blue Ridge is providing disaster relief and humanitarian assis... More

Operation Tomodachi

Operation Tomodachi

Seaman Kameron Maison, left, Petty Officer 3rd Class Drew Iverson, a culinary specialist, Airman Brandon Frasier, an aviation ordnanceman, and Seaman Nicholas Constable stage pallets of relief supplies aboard t... More

Petty Officer 2nd Class Mariano Tamandong, aviation

Petty Officer 2nd Class Mariano Tamandong, aviation

Petty Officer 2nd Class Mariano Tamandong, aviation maintenance administrationman, assigned to the Warlords of Light Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron 51, directs sailors moving pallets of humanitarian supplie... More

USS Blue Ridge

USS Blue Ridge

Sailors arrange pallets on the main deck aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) during a vertical replenishment. Blue Ridge transferred pallets of humanitarian assistance supplies to the... More

Change of command ceremony

Change of command ceremony

Vice Adm. Scott H. Swift, commander of U.S. 7th Fleet, salutes as he walks through the sideboys at the Fleet Air Forward and the Patrol and Reconnaissance Forces, U.S. 5th Fleet/U.S. 7th Fleet, change of comman... More

USS Blue Ridge action

USS Blue Ridge action

Petty Officer 3rd Class Albert Francisco, quartermaster, paints an "E" on the port side bridge wing of the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge to mark the ship winning the Battle Effectiveness award (Bat... More

MH-53E Sea Dragon Prepares to Land in Sendai

MH-53E Sea Dragon Prepares to Land in Sendai

An MH-53E Sea Dragon from Helicopter Mine Countermeasure Squadron 14 embarked aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS Tortuga prepares to land at a Japan Self-Defense Force air field in Sendai, Japan. Tortug... More

MH-53E Sea Dragon Inspected for Contamination

MH-53E Sea Dragon Inspected for Contamination

USS Ronald Reaga sailor checks two MH-53E Sea Dragons from Helicopter Mine Countermeasure Squadron 14, embarked aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS Tortuga, for contamination as they idle on the flight de... More

Petty Officer 3rd Class Don Flores, gunner's mate,

Petty Officer 3rd Class Don Flores, gunner's mate,

Petty Officer 3rd Class Don Flores, gunner's mate, operates the MK 38 25 mm gun from the pilot house aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge during a simulated chemical, biological and radiologica... More

Capt. Rudy Lupton receives sideboys as he departs the

Capt. Rudy Lupton receives sideboys as he departs the

Capt. Rudy Lupton receives sideboys as he departs the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge after a change of command ceremony. Capt. Daniel Grieco relieved Lupton to become the 24th commanding officer sin... More

USS Blue Ridge

USS Blue Ridge

Waves crash over the bow of the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) while the ship is underway in the Philippine Sea. (Photo by: Cmdr. Richard Keltner)

Petty Officer 2nd Class Ivan Galvez, fire controlman,

Petty Officer 2nd Class Ivan Galvez, fire controlman,

Petty Officer 2nd Class Ivan Galvez, fire controlman, watches as Petty Officer 2nd Class Kim Sar, yeoman, pulls the charging handle on a .50-caliber machine gun during a live-fire exercise aboard the U.S. 7th F... More

Petty Officer 2nd Class Ivan Garcia, left, a hospital

Petty Officer 2nd Class Ivan Garcia, left, a hospital

Petty Officer 2nd Class Ivan Garcia, left, a hospital corpsmen, and Petty Officer 3rd Class Shericka L. Brantley, an information systems technician, man the rails as the U.S. 7th Fleet command flagship USS Blue... More

Capt. Daniel Grieco, commanding officer of the U.S.

Capt. Daniel Grieco, commanding officer of the U.S.

Capt. Daniel Grieco, commanding officer of the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge, addresses Australian media in the pilothouse aboard the ship. Blue Ridge is participating in Talisman Sabre 2011, a bil... More

USS Blue Ridge in the Coral Sea

USS Blue Ridge in the Coral Sea

U.S. Ambassador to Australia Jeffrey Bleich salutes rainbow sideboys after arriving aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge. Blue Ridge is in the Coral Sea supporting Exercise Talisman Sabre 2011,... More

USS Blue Ridge action

USS Blue Ridge action

The U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge and embarked U.S. 7th Fleet staff sailors participate in a swim call during the ship's summer patrol. The swim call was in conjunction with a steel beach picnic, w... More

Chief Petty Officer Brett Sato, machinist's mate, left,

Chief Petty Officer Brett Sato, machinist's mate, left,

Chief Petty Officer Brett Sato, machinist's mate, left, and Chief Petty Officer Kelvin Chatman, hospital corpsman, wrap a leaking pipe during a damage control Olympics aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS... More

U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19)

U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19)

U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) transits the Korea Strait. Blue Ridge is on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility.

Friendship run

Friendship run

U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), U.S. 7th Fleet embarked staff Sailors, Marines from Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team Company Pacific, and Republic of Korea sailors compete in a five-kilome... More

South Korean sailors assemble to board the U.S. 7th

South Korean sailors assemble to board the U.S. 7th

South Korean sailors assemble to board the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge for a tour. Blue Ridge is in South Korea to participate in Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2011.

Petty Officer 1st Class Jerry Foltz escorts Republic

Petty Officer 1st Class Jerry Foltz escorts Republic

Petty Officer 1st Class Jerry Foltz escorts Republic of Korea sailors for a tour of the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19). Blue Ridge is in Republic of Korea to participate in Ulchi Freedom Gu... More

The U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge returns

The U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge returns

The U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge returns to Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka after completing a two-month patrol throughout the Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Melv... More

Vice Adm. Scott R. Van Buskirk delivers remarks during

Vice Adm. Scott R. Van Buskirk delivers remarks during

Vice Adm. Scott R. Van Buskirk delivers remarks during the U.S. 7th Fleet change of command ceremony aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19). Vice Adm. Scott H. Swift relieved Van Buskirk... More

Vice Adm. Scott R. Van Buskirk (center) and Vice Adm.

Vice Adm. Scott R. Van Buskirk (center) and Vice Adm.

Vice Adm. Scott R. Van Buskirk (center) and Vice Adm. Scott H. Swift salute as the color guard parades the colors at the U.S. 7th Fleet change of command ceremony aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue... More

Vice Adm. Scott Swift, Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet, welcomes

Vice Adm. Scott Swift, Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet, welcomes

Vice Adm. Scott Swift, Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet, welcomes the U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta upon his arrival aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet command flagship USS Blue Ridge. Secretary Panetta's visit to the... More

Blue Ridge completes sea trials

Blue Ridge completes sea trials

Chief Quartermaster Andrey Mihaylovski (center) points towards a navigational aid to assist Quartermaster Seamen Korey Booker (left) and Rodger Weaver on the bridge wing aboard U.S. 7th Fleet command flagship U... More

A ceremonial cake is presented in USS Blue Ridge's

A ceremonial cake is presented in USS Blue Ridge's

A ceremonial cake is presented in USS Blue Ridge's newly renovated gym.

Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Eric Nava serves Culinary

Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Eric Nava serves Culinary

Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Eric Nava serves Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Jose Rocha (right) and Culinary Specialist Seaman Chaohua Lin Thanksgiving dinner aboard U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge. ... More

USS Blue Ridge sailors visit Shunko Gakuen children's home

USS Blue Ridge sailors visit Shunko Gakuen children's home

Seaman Ashlie Booker, assigned to the U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge, puts on cosmetics with an orphan at the Shunko Gakuen children's home. Sailors from Blue Ridge gave out more than 70 gifts to ch... More

191212-N-DE082-020 YOKOSUKA, Japan (Dec 12, 2019) Crew,

191212-N-DE082-020 YOKOSUKA, Japan (Dec 12, 2019) Crew,

191212-N-DE082-020 YOKOSUKA, Japan (Dec 12, 2019) Crew, family, friends and honored guests attend the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) change of command ceremony. Capt. Craig C. Sicola, of Dallas... More

Rear Adm. Mark L. Tidd, chaplain corps chief of the

Rear Adm. Mark L. Tidd, chaplain corps chief of the

Rear Adm. Mark L. Tidd, chaplain corps chief of the Navy chaplains, passes through sideboys on board the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge. Tidd assumed his current duties as the twenty-fifth chief of Navy... More

Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Jenna Welsh,

Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Jenna Welsh,

Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Jenna Welsh, assigned to the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), reads with a child during a community service project at Sullivans Elementary School. Blue ... More

Master Chief Information Systems Technician Lonnie

Master Chief Information Systems Technician Lonnie

Master Chief Information Systems Technician Lonnie Gillian, a sailor from U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge, watches Blue Ridge Seaman Neika Burke aim an M16 rifle during a gun qualification shoot at Camp Fuji.

Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Kenneth Acosta, of U.S.

Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Kenneth Acosta, of U.S.

Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Kenneth Acosta, of U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge, takes the oath to become a U.S. citizen with other members of the armed forces and civilians from Fleet Activities Yokosuka ... More

Boatwain's Mate Seaman Trenton Brands mans a lookout

Boatwain's Mate Seaman Trenton Brands mans a lookout

Boatwain's Mate Seaman Trenton Brands mans a lookout from the bridge of U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge. Blue Ridge is underway following a maintenance period at Command, Fleet Activities Yokosuka. (U.S.... More

U.S. 7th Fleet Band performs at the Rera Chitose Outlet

U.S. 7th Fleet Band performs at the Rera Chitose Outlet

U.S. 7th Fleet Band performs at the Rera Chitose Outlet Mall in front of an audience of 444 local residents. Sailors from the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), embarked U.S. 7th Fleet staff and M... More

Operations Specialist Seaman Stephanie Nukhai looks

Operations Specialist Seaman Stephanie Nukhai looks

Operations Specialist Seaman Stephanie Nukhai looks through big eyes aboard U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge as the ship departs from Tomakomai, Japan. Blue Ridge was in Tomakomai for five days for a goo... More

Operations Specialist 2nd Class Angel Aquino (right)

Operations Specialist 2nd Class Angel Aquino (right)

Operations Specialist 2nd Class Angel Aquino (right) talks about the differences between cruisers and destroyers to Operations Specialist Seamen Meghan Lerch (left) and Lorraine Cervantes on the starboard bridg... More

Chief Quartermaster Andrey Mihaylovski, left, and Lt.

Chief Quartermaster Andrey Mihaylovski, left, and Lt.

Chief Quartermaster Andrey Mihaylovski, left, and Lt. Joshua Virgadamo lower flags after U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge moors in Busan, South Korea. While in port, Blue Ridge sailors and the men and wom... More

USS Blue Ridge

USS Blue Ridge

Yeoman 3rd Class Jesse Welsh, left, and Interior Communications Electrician 2nd Class Sidney Hendrickson of 7th Fleet flagship, USS Blue Ridge play basketball with a Korean child at a community service project ... More

Capt. Daniel Grieco, commanding officer of U.S. 7th

Capt. Daniel Grieco, commanding officer of U.S. 7th

Capt. Daniel Grieco, commanding officer of U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) speaks to media representatives aboard the ship after arriving in Hong Kong for a port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass ... More

Navy and Marine Corp Relief Society fund raising drive

Navy and Marine Corp Relief Society fund raising drive

Engineman 3rd Class Ivy Ancheta fills out a Navy and Marine Corp Relief Society donation form aboard U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge. Blue Ridge kicked off its month-long NMCRS fund raising drive March 1.