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‘Warship chicken’ incident in San Diego a teachable moment for Navy

Stars and Stripes 03 Dec 2022
Mercogliano, who served as a civilian in the Military Sealift Command and is an adjunct professor at the Merchant Marine Academy, also runs the “What is Going on With Shipping“ YouTube channel, something he started after appearing on several news programs as an expert when a shipping vessel became stuck in the Suez canal last year ... related stories ... .

US Navy shipping unit closes in on string of charters for Indo-Pacific operations

Tradewinds 29 Nov 2022
Military Sealift Command has been seeking three MR tankers of up to 48,500 dwt for ...

PHOTO: Ship shape in Vallejo

Marietta Daily Journal 17 Nov 2022
Nov. 17—People walk along the Vallejo waterfront where the Military Sealift Command's fleet oiler USNS Pecos (T-AO 197) is in full view docked at berth 12 of the Mare Island Drydocks. The ship is docked for a mid-term availability inspection ... .

Deaths at Detyens Shipyards mount amid concerns from Navy leader, federal investigators

The Post and Courier 12 Nov 2022
All but one of those fatalities took place on ships owned by the Navy's Military Sealift Command, yet it has continued sending Detyens hundreds of millions of dollars in business, dwarfing penalties lobbed by federal safety officials ... Indeed, the Navy calls on Detyens often, namely its little-known logistics arm called the Military Sealift Command.

Chickasaw veteran selected keynote speaker at naval ceremony

The Ada News 09 Nov 2022
Navy’s Military Sealift Command (MSC) ... “A job opened up in Military Sealift Command that was similar to my role in the Navy. I help design, write policy and provide training within Military Sealift Command’s antiterrorism programs, this time designed from the noncombat point of view.” ... She appreciates the structure military life afforded.

The Navy doesn’t know what to do with all its drone data

Popular Science 02 Nov 2022
A VBAT vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial system (UAS) prepares to land on the flight deck of the Military Sealift Command expeditionary fast transport vessel USNS Spearhead (T-EPF 1) ... In the past, commanders have been constrained by a lack of information in the field.

William Henry (Bill) Rowden Obituary

Caledonian Record 27 Oct 2022
William Henry (Bill) Rowden, a decorated military officer and devoted family man, died on Saturday, Oct ... Sixth Fleet, Military Sealift Command and Naval Sea Systems Command ... They were engaged by that fall and married the following April in Sasebo, Japan, after LTjg Rowden, in command, led the transfer of the ship’s homeport.

Despite Being Up Against 2,000 Enemy Troops, Bernard Fisher Risked His Life to Save a ...

War History Online 26 Oct 2022
During the Vietnam War, a number of US military service members distinguished themselves ... Navy Military Sealift Command / Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain) ... By the time of his death, he’d be afforded a number of honors, including having a Military Sealift Command vessel named for him, the MV Maj.

US Navy ship docks in Palawan as ‘KAMANDAG’ Exercise concludes

Manila Bulletin 14 Oct 2022
(Photo by Western Command) ... Alberto Carlos, commander of Western Command (WESCOM) ... The USNS Brunswick is a military sealift command expeditionary fast-transport vessel that is capable of providing rapid intra-theater transport of troops and military equipment.

US military is delivering people, cargo to Antarctica as scientific research season begins

Stars and Stripes 05 Oct 2022
military mission to support scientists working in Antarctica is underway, Pacific Air Forces confirmed Wednesday after an announcement by New Zealand officials ... A Military Sealift Command tanker, a chartered container ship and a U.S.

Virginia Beach City Council elections mark a first for district voting

The Virginian-Pilot 05 Oct 2022
In three of the new districts, minority voters form a majority of the voting population.Advertisement ... As of Aug ... Navy commander; and Paul Telkamp, 46, owner of an information technology consulting company ... Navy’s Military Sealift Command; Rona Marsh, a retired fraud examiner; and Chris Taylor, co-owner of a local chain of Smoothie Stop Cafe stores ... .

Search for mariner missing from Norfolk-based Navy cargo ship suspended after 37 hours

The Virginian-Pilot 30 Sep 2022
Reese was reported missing from USNS Medgar Evers Wednesday around 10.30 a.m., said LaShawn Sykes, a spokesperson for Military Sealift Command ... USNS Medgar Evers is a near 700-foot-long Military Sealift ... Military Sealift Command ships are crewed by civilian merchant mariners.

Navy, Coast Guard search for mariner missing from Norfolk-based cargo ship

The Virginian-Pilot 29 Sep 2022
... for Military Sealift Command.Advertisement. USNS Medgar Evers is a Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship that delivers supplies to the Navy and allied ships while at sea.

CACI Awarded Task Order with the U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command to Support Fleet Readiness

Business Wire 29 Sep 2022
Navy Military Sealift Command (MSC) with mission expertise and innovative solutions for enhancing ...

Crowley Awarded Maritime Prepositioning Force Contract by Military Sealift Command (Crowley Maritime Corporation)

Public Technologies 27 Sep 2022
) Crowley Awarded Maritime Prepositioning Force Contract by Military Sealift Command ... Navy's Military Sealift Command ... military operations in remote regions around the world ... military's logistics needs through the successful operation and maintenance of Maritime Prepositioning Force ...

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