USS Anchorage

Type: Organization
Name: USS Anchorage
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Shuttle to deep space

Photo  / 16A test version of NASA's Orion capsule is towed towards the USS Anchorage during a recovery drill off the coast of California September 15, 2014. Orion is NASA's next exploration spacecraft, designed to carry astronauts to destinations in deep ... [Published Reuters UK - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Orion a step closer to deep space; NASA practices pulling it from sea

You have built a multibillion-dollar spaceship that will one day take humans to asteroids and Mars. You have big plans to send it up 3,600 miles into orbit, or about 15 times farther than the International Space Station. Now, comes the hard part: Recovering ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

NASA Ready for Next Round of Orion Recovery Tests

NASA, Orion prime contractor Lockheed Martin and the U.S. Navy continue to perfect techniques needed to recover Orion from the Pacific Ocean when it splashes down at the end of the spacecraft’s first flight test in December. During recovery testing miles ... [Published Space Fellowship - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

NASA's New Orion Spaceship Makes a Splash in Ocean Tests

SAN PEDRO, California - NASA's next spaceship, the Orion capsule, has had a wet summer. For a full week in August, NASA engineers and the U.S. Navy worked side by side to practice retrieving the new spacecraft[1] from the Pacific Ocean after a water splashdown ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 02 2014]
Entities: NASA, USS Anchorage, US Navy
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Anchorage Conducts Change of Command Ceremony

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 18 -- The U.S. Navy issued the following news release:Capt. Michael McKenna relieved Cmdr. Joel Stewart as commanding officer aboard San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) during a change of command ceremony, ... [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Anchorage Conducts Change of Command Ceremony

SAN DIEGO (NNS) -- Capt. Michael McKenna relieved Cmdr. Joel Stewart as commanding officer aboard San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) during a change of command ceremony, August 15."To the Sailors and Marines of Anchorage; ... [Published Navy News Stand - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Midshipmen Conducts Summer Training On Board Anchorage

USS ANCHORAGE, At Sea (NNS) — Eight Navy Reserves Officer Training Corps (NROTC) midshipmen joined the crew of amphibious platform dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) to learn and to experience firsthand shipboard life July 16 – Aug. 14. The annual summer ... [Published militaryfeed.com - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Lockheed Martin, NASA and U.S. Navy Test Orion Spacecraft Ocean Recovery

:41aNavalDefense Industry News - USAIn a simulated ocean recovery of an Orion spacecraft test article, LockheedMartin, NASA and the U.S. Navy practiced recovery techniques for retrievingthe crew module after it splashes down at sea following its first ... [Published Navy Recognition - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Anchorage and Spruance Sailors and Marines Give Back to History

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Joshua Nistas, USS Anchorage Public AffairsLOS ANGELES (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines from amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) and guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111) gathered together ... [Published Navy News Stand - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Photo - Well Deck Arrival

U.S. sailors and divers from New Zealand, the Netherlands, Canada, Japan, Australia and Chile recover their boats into the well deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage after conducting night dives off the coast of San Diego during Rim ... [Published BLACKFIVE - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

USS Anchorage supports HM-14 airborne mine countermeasures training … – DVIDS

By Chief Mass Communication Specialist (SW/AW) Elena Pence,USS Anchorage AT SEA – Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 14 (HM-14) conducted airborne mine countermeasures (AMCM) training aboard amphibious transport dock USS Anchorage (LPD 23) as ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Photo - RIMPAC Formation

The USS Anchorage, the USS Coronado, the USNS Millinocket and USNS Montford Point transit in formation off the coast of Southern California as part of Rim of the Pacific Exercise 2014, July 11, 2014. Twenty-two nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, ... [Published BLACKFIVE - Jul 23 2014]

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...shipmates, it has been an honor and the greatest professional achievement of my professional career to serve as your captain," said Stewart. "Be proud of what you have built here on Anchorage. Thank you for your sacrifice, dedication and camaraderie. I salute you."
"I feel very fortunate to be standing here today as a naval aviator, commanding a warship at sea. It is a tremendous honor" said Anchorage Commanding Officer, Capt. McKenna
...reasons that we are here is to pass that torch to the next generation," said Canfield, who served on the Iowa from 1987-89 as a non-rated Fireman. "For me personally as an Iowa veteran, a chief petty officer and as a member of the executive team on the ship, it meets all of our goals. We're passing that baton to the next generation. You're teaching them what it was to serve before, allowing them to serve now, and really admiring them for their service that they're doing for the future. It really connects the past with the future."
..." Of course, there is the ubiquitous hashtag (#PartnershipsMatter) and statement of fellowship, "The world’s navies must be able to come together quickly to work on common interests and things that are important worldwide." Twenty-two nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel have come together ( including China for the first...

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Shuttle to deep space [Published Reuters UK - 19 hours ago]
Orion a step closer to deep space; NASA practic... [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 18 2014]
NASA Ready for Next Round of Orion Recovery Tests [Published Space Fellowship - Sep 13 2014]
NASA's New Orion Spaceship Makes a Splash in Oc... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 02 2014]
Anchorage Conducts Change of Command Ceremony [Published HighBeam Research - Aug 22 2014]
Anchorage Conducts Change of Command Ceremony [Published Navy News Stand - Aug 20 2014]
Midshipmen Conducts Summer Training On Board An... [Published militaryfeed.com - Aug 16 2014]
Lockheed Martin, NASA and U.S. Navy Test Orion ... [Published Navy Recognition - Aug 16 2014]
Crowds appear lower at this year’s Navy Days as... [Published Daily Breeze - Aug 13 2014]
Anchorage and Spruance Sailors and Marines Give... [Published Navy News Stand - Aug 12 2014]
Photo - Well Deck Arrival [Published BLACKFIVE - Aug 01 2014]
A Look Inside The World's Largest Naval Exercise [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 30 2014]
USS Anchorage supports HM-14 airborne mine coun... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 27 2014]
Photo - RIMPAC Formation [Published BLACKFIVE - Jul 23 2014]
Media Availability with Secretary Hagel Onboard... [Published Transcript - U.S. Dept. of Defense - Apr 03 2014]
Fort Hood gunman faked surrender when female so... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 03 2014]
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Midshipmen Conducts Summer Training On Board An... [Published militaryfeed.com - Aug 16 2014]
USS ANCHORAGE, At Sea (NNS) — Eight Navy Reserves Officer Training Corps (NROTC) midshipmen joined the crew of amphibious platform dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) to learn and to experience firsthand shipboard life July 16 – Aug. 14. The annual summer ...
Photo - Well Deck Arrival [Published BLACKFIVE - Aug 01 2014]
U.S. sailors and divers from New Zealand, the Netherlands, Canada, Japan, Australia and Chile recover their boats into the well deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage after conducting night dives off the coast of San Diego during Rim ...
A Look Inside The World's Largest Naval Exercise [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 30 2014]
The US Navy, perhaps ironically, begins their introduction to RIMPAC by saying " The future is maritime partnerships. " Of course, there is the ubiquitous hashtag (#PartnershipsMatter) and statement of fellowship, "The world’s navies must be able to ...
USS Anchorage supports HM-14 airborne mine coun... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 27 2014]
By Chief Mass Communication Specialist (SW/AW) Elena Pence,USS Anchorage AT SEA – Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 14 (HM-14) conducted airborne mine countermeasures (AMCM) training aboard amphibious transport dock USS Anchorage (LPD 23) as ...
Photo - RIMPAC Formation [Published BLACKFIVE - Jul 23 2014]
The USS Anchorage, the USS Coronado, the USNS Millinocket and USNS Montford Point transit in formation off the coast of Southern California as part of Rim of the Pacific Exercise 2014, July 11, 2014. Twenty-two nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, ...
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