The appearance of external hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the United States Department of Defense, or the United States Department of the Navy of the linked web sites, or the information, products or services contained therein. Free for commercial use, no attribution required. PRINT. Free for commercial use, no attribution required. Marvin Thompson, has been tapped as the Germantown’s commanding officer until a … The Commanding Officer of USS Germantown (LSD 42) was relieved March 7 by Rear Adm. Hugh Wetherald, Commander, Amphibious Force Seventh Fleet. Germantown and the embarked Combat Logistics Battalion of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in Sihanoukville after completing PHIBLEX 33 in the Republic of the Philippines. On 21 January, GERMANTOWN conducted a Change of Command Ceremony marking the relief of Commander James D. Bray by Commander Eric J. Baltrush. "[4] In January 2015, the ship's command master chief Jesus Galura pleaded guilty to a number of charges stemming from an investigation into a prostitution procurement ring between him and four other chief petty officers on board the ship. The current Deputy Commodore of Amphibious Squadron Eleven, Capt. Four years later, on 8 February 1986, the ship was commissioned. She assisted Iraq in the North Persian Gulf by responding to an oil fire on the Khwar Al Amaya Oil Terminal and by querying vessels before they entered Iraqi waters. In 1990–1991, she played a significant role during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. In February 2006 Germantown deployed to the Persian Gulf in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, carrying the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit to Kuwait. In front of more than 300 special guests, Sailors, friends and family, Cmdr. Media in category "Aboard USS Germantown (LSD-42)" The following 157 files are in this category, out of 157 total. “It is very fitting that the Germantown celebrate its 30th birthday while we are underway and with Marines aboard,” said Cmdr. USS GERMANTOWN (LSD-42) FLEET POST OFFICE SAN FRANCISCO 96666-1 730 From: Commanding Officer, USS GERMANTOWN (LSD 42) To: Director of Naval History (OP-098H) Subj: COMMAND HISTORY (OPNAV REPORT 5750-1) Ref: (a) OPNAVINST 5750.12D IN REPLY REFER TO: 5720 LSD 42 6 March 1991 Encl: (1) USS GERMANTOWN (LSD 42) Command History for the Period l January - 31 December 1990 … From USS Germantown Public Affairs USS GERMANTOWN, At sea – Cmdr. Commander Severn Stevens relieved Commander Gary Harrington as commanding officer of the ship. … A. D. Hull as commanding officer during a change of command on board the forward-deployed dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) while the ship is in Brisbane, Australia during a … Germantown conducted "Presence Operations" throughout the Persian Gulf before returning to San Diego, California in August 2006. On July 12, 310 Sailors aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) received nasal swab tests to determine whether or not they had contracted COVID-19. Germantown was commissioned on Feb. 8th, 1986. The amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) held a change of command ceremony in Okinawa, Japan, Oct. 27. She then proceeded to conduct maritime security operations throughout the Persian Gulf and was later tasked with conducting oil platform defense in the narrow Shatt-Al-Arab waterway on the Iran-Iraq border. Enclosures … COMMANDING OFFICER USS GERMANTOWN (LSD-42) FPO AP 96666-1730 1 Mar 96 From: Commanding Officer, USS GERMANTOWN (LSD 42) To : Director of Naval History S~bj: COW HISTORY (OPNAV REPORT 5750-1) Ref : (a) OPNAVINST 5750.12D Encl: (1) USS GERWLNTOWN (LSD 42) Command History for the period 1 January to 31 December 1995 (2) Ship8 s Photograph 1. February 5, 2003 USS Germantown returned to Naval Station San Diego after a four-month Depot Planned Maintenance Availability (DPMA) at the Southwest Marine shipyard; Underway for sea trials, ammo onload and "Leaders to Sea" program from Feb. 18-28; Underway for … Edward M. Kline, commanding officer of the Germantown. “It’s great to be able to bring our blue and gold team to one of Thailand’s beautiful cities,” said Cdr. Information shared is for Germantown … Severn Stevens, commanding officer of the Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42), right, speaks with Vice Adm. Tom Rowden, commander, Naval Surface Force Pacific, during a visit to the dry-docked ship. The Change of Command ceremony is a time honored Navy tradition. Sasebo, Japan – In front of more than 300 special guests, Sailors, friends and family, Cmdr. Severn B. Stevens as commanding officer of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) during a change of command ceremony in Sasebo, Japan Dec. 21. Carol McKenzie, commanding officer of the USS Germantown (LSD 42), answers questions from local media aboard the ship after pulling into Subic Bay, Philippines. On July 12, 310 Sailors aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) received nasal swab tests to determine whether or not they had contracted COVID-19. Christopher Causee, Germantown's commanding officer, designated 15 sailors, representing each shipboard department, to serve with the CRRT. Jensen became the twenty-forth commanding officer of the Germantown Dec. 27, 2017. The LCAC first deployed in 1987 aboard USS Germantown. Severn Stevens, commanding officer of Germantown. USS GERMANTOWN, At Sea (NNS) -- Cmdr. Amazon.com: Photo GEN. Paul X. Kelley, commandant of the Marine Corps, stands with CMDR. Carol McKenzie relieved Cmdr. Watch LIVE as the Commanding Officers of USNS Mercy and Comfort hold a press conference at the Pentagon via telephone. His next assignment he will be operating as a part of Expeditionary Strike Group Seven. LCACs are transported in and operate from all the U.S. Navy's amphibious-well deck ships including LHA, LHD, LSD and LPD. Severn Stevens relieved Cmdr. CAPT Brad Stallings, CFAS commanding officer, and CDR Jimmie Jensen, USS Germantown (LSD 42) commanding officer, greet Lt. Gen. Jerry Martinez, USFJ commander and … Free for commercial use, no attribution required. [2] In November 2013, Germantown and Ashland supported relief operations in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. Jensen relieved Cmdr. 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Christopher Causee, Germantown's commanding officer, designated 15 sailors, representing each shipboard department, to serve with the CRRT. Jensen relieved Cmdr. Sep 16, 2018 - U.S. Navy’s second Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship, USS Germantown, held a change of command ceremony in Sasebo, Japan on May 10. December 12, Cmdr. US Navy 111112-N-WJ771-080 Seaman Christopher M. Edmonson describes navigational equipment to … PHIBLEX is an annual, bilateral training exercise conducted by the Armed Forces of the Philippines, U.S. Navy and Marines to strengthen […] USS Germantown Visits Surabaya, Indonesia ... reporters from 20 national and local news networks waited on the pier to interview Germantown’s Commanding Officer Cmdr. Keith Moore relieved Cmdr. Edward M. Kline, prospective commanding officer of the dock landing ship USS GERMANTOWN (LSD-42), returns a salute as he approaches the speakers platform for the ship's commssioning. Download Image of Attending the commissioning of the dock landing ship USS GERMANTOWN (LSD 42) at the Lockheed shipyard are (left to right): Commander (CDR) Edward M. Kline, prospective commanding officer; retired Colonel Eugene E. Shoults, amphibious ship acquisition project manager, Naval Sea Systems Command; and Lawrence A. Smith, group president, Lockheed Marine Systems. WHITE BEACH, Okinawa – The amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) held a change of command ceremony Oct. 27. USS Germantown Ombudsman. LATEST NEWS US, India Launch Exercise Tiger TRIUMPH. December 12, Cmdr. Download Image of CMDR. USS Germantown Ombudsman. On the right is CMDR. Petty Officer Jeremy Graham takes us to USS Germantown to introduce the new Commanding Officer. Sasebo, Japan – In front of more than 300 special guests, Sailors, friends and family, Cmdr. Henry D. Angelino, Jr., relieved Cmdr. Donald R. J. Shunkwiler as commanding officer of USS Germantown. “The crew of GERMANTOWN has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to combat readiness and mission execution,” says Cdr Gary Harrington, the ship’s Commanding Officer. This has helped prepare him for the transition to commanding officer. She returned home to San Diego on 3 June 2008 and began preparations for an extended mid-life overhaul to commence in the winter of 2008. Commanding Officer. Edward M. Kline, commanding officer of the dock landing ship USS GERMANTOWN (LSD-42) during the ship's commissioning, 02/08/1986: Posters & Prints BRISBANE, Australia - Cmdr. CMDCM (SW/AW/FMF) Tyler CDR Christopher M. Causee is a native of San Diego, CA. Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, Amphibious Force 7th Fleet Welcomes New Commander, Naval Surface Forces Commander Visits Sasebo-Based Ships. PHUKET, Thailand – Sailors and Marines from the Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) and embarked 3rd Marine Division arrived in Phuket, Thailand, Nov. 3. Germantown is part of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group and is conducting operations in the western Pacific region. Photos 1 of 2; 171221-N-IO414-149 SASEBO, Japan (Dec. 21, 2017) Cmdr. USS Germantown Visits Surabaya, Indonesia ... reporters from 20 national and local news networks waited on the pier to interview Germantown’s Commanding Officer Cmdr. Jimmie J. Jensen relieved Cmdr. Commanding Officers of USNS Mercy and Comfort Hold Press Conference. Gefällt 230 Mal. US Navy 111112-N-WJ771-067 Cmdr. Commanding Officer, NML&PDC. Following commissioning CAPT Denius’ first tour of duty was aboard USS Ardent (MCM 12), where he served as CIC Officer and later, the Operations Officer. Cmdr. GERMANTOWN conducted operations in Japan and the Republic of the Philippines where they carried out multiple amphibious assault and raid exercises. Michael A. Crary. NEWS USS Germantown Returns to Sasebo after Completing Fall Patrol. In January 2011, Germantown reversed the 2002 hull swap with Harpers Ferry, to return to Sasebo, and immediately proceeded to join the Essex Amphibious Ready Group for Cobra Gold 2011, a multinational exercise hosted annually by the Kingdom of Thailand. USS Germantown … SASEBO, Japan -- The Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) returned to Sasebo, Japan on Nov. 1st after completing a routine patrol in … Causee reported to the Germantown as executive officer in Jan. 2019. The ship participated in mock amphibious assaults in Oman after the start of the air war in preparation for a possible amphibious assault. Steve Vincent as commanding officer of Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Germantown … Ships capable of carrying the LCAC include the Wasp (3 LCACs), Tarawa (1), Anchorage (4), Austin (1), Whidbey Island (4–5), Harpers Ferry (2), and San Antonio (2) classes. Gary Harrington, (2nd from left) receives the 2014 Energy and Water Management , Gold Level of Achievement, from Chris Tindal, Director for Operational Energy, of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy Energy. “Cmdr. In November 2013, Germantown and Ashland supported relief operations in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. PHUKET, Thailand – Sailors and Marines from the Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) and embarked 3rd Marine Division arrived in Phuket, Thailand, Nov. 3. Download Image of Crew members and guests watch as GEN. Paul X. Kelley, commandant of the Marine Corps, cuts the cake during the commissioning of the dock landing ship USS GERMANTOWN (LSD-42). “Moving forward from our busy operational schedule and the completion of our last exercise, we welcome this great opportunity to visit Cambodia,” said Cmdr. LCACs are transported in and operate from all the U.S. Navy's amphibious-well deck ships including LHA, LHD, LSD and LPD. By Ensign Cynthia B. Nestor, USS Germantown Public Affairs | | Jan. 3, 2018 EMAIL. She has the largest capacity for these landing craft (four - five) of any US Navy amphibious platform. In September 2003, Germantown deployed with the first ever Expeditionary Strike Group to support Operation Iraqi Freedom, providing support for Marines in Iraq and Kuwait while also patrolling the Persian Gulf. One year later, the ship deployed to the Persian Gulf as part of Expeditionary Strike Group One. He was accepted to attend the U.S. Download this stock image: SASEBO, Japan (April 11, 2017) Cmdr. Prospective commanding officers (PCOs) participate in a tabletop exercise as part of the inaugural Operational Level of War (OLW) course hosted by Commander, Submarine Forces in Norfolk, Virginia, Dec. 14-18, 2020. Please follow OPSEC at all times! Free for commercial use, no attribution required. SYDNEY, Australia -- The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) pulled into Sydney, Australia, July 23. Stevens assumed command of Germantown on May 12, 2016 and led the crew through a number of On April 6, Germantown’s commanding officer, Cmdr. Edward M. Kline, prospective commanding officer of the dock landing ship USS GERMANTOWN (LSD-42), returns a salute as he approaches the speakers platform for the ship's commssioning. In March 2014, the ship's commanding officer, Commander Jason Leach was relieved of duty by the head of the 7th Fleet 's amphibious unit "due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command." The amphibious ship's mission is to project power ashore by transporting and launching amphibious craft and vehicles loaded with embarked Marines in support of an amphibious assault. “Germantown is a versatile amphibious platform and my crew is very proficient at delivering Marines to the shore for offensive purposes or for humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations,” said Cmdr. Germantown supported Operation Iraqi Freedom by landing Marines and equipment from the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit. [3], In March 2014, the ship's commanding officer, Commander Jason Leach was relieved of duty by the head of the 7th Fleet's amphibious unit "due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command." On 16 August 2002, Harpers Ferry relieved Germantown as a forward-deployed naval unit at Sasebo, Japan. Jimmie Jensen salutes the side boys at the conclusion of a change of command ceremony aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42). The Commanding Officer of USS Germantown (LSD 42) was relieved March 7 by Rear Adm. Hugh Wetherald, Commander, Amphibious Force Seventh Fleet. Cmdr. Sasebo, Japan ... USS GERMANTOWN (LSD 42) Aug 1989 - May 1991 1 year 10 months. Gary Harrington II, commanding officer of Germantown. For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) sites, the United States Department of Defense, the Department of the Navy  does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. The US Navy’s amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) and the embarked Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) commenced Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX) 15 in Subic Bay, Philippines, Sept. 29. Thompson assumed command of Germantown March 7, leading the crew through a number of critical warfare area certifications and inspections. She is the second navy ship named after the Revolutionary War Battle of Germantown. Captain Barry D. Adams, a West Texas native, earned his Master of Science in Social Work (MSSW) degree from the University of Texas, Arlington (1987) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree from the University of Maryland, Baltimore (2006). February 5, 2003 USS Germantown returned to Naval Station San Diego after a four-month Depot Planned Maintenance Availability (DPMA) at the Southwest Marine shipyard; Underway for sea trials, ammo onload and "Leaders to Sea" program from Feb. 18-28; Underway for … The command also earned the […] USS Germantown COVID-19 rapid response team fights pandemic from the deckplates By MC2 Taylor DiMartino, USS Germantown ... On April 6, Germantown’s commanding officer, Cmdr. Gary Harrington, Germantown’s Commanding Officer. Tune in LIVE today at 1330 EST: Acting Secretary of the Navy the Hon. Jimmie Jensen salutes the side boys at the conclusion of a change of command ceremony aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42). Germantown was the first ship in the class to serve in the Pacific. <> Sasebo Community, BLUF: Sasebo City currently has zero COVID-19 cases. On April 6, Navy Cmdr. Marvin Thompson as commanding officer. Henry D. Angelino, Jr., relieved Cmdr. COMMANDING OFFICER USS GERMANTOWN (LSD-42) FPO AP 96666-1730 1 Mar 96 From: Commanding Officer, USS GERMANTOWN (LSD 42) To : Director of Naval History S~bj: COW HISTORY (OPNAV REPORT 5750-1) Ref : (a) OPNAVINST 5750.12D Encl: (1) USS GERWLNTOWN (LSD 42) Command History for the period 1 January to 31 December 1995 (2) Ship8 s Photograph 1. SASEBO, Japan – With more than 300 guests, Sailors, friends and family in attendance, Cmdr. 8 Personen sprechen darüber. USS GERMANTOWN, At Sea (NNS) -- Cmdr. CDR Stevens is currently serving as the Commanding Officer of USS GERMANTOWN (LSD 42) after fleeting up from the Executive Officer position in May 2016. Severn B. Stevens as commanding officer of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) during a change of command ceremony in Sasebo, Japan Dec. 21. The ship was designed specifically to operate with Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) vessels. A. D. Hull as commanding officer during a change of command on board the forward-deployed dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) while the ship is in Brisbane, Australia during a port visit Aug. 5. Gary Harrington relieved Capt. Harrington has served as Germantown’s executive officer since August 2013. Enclosures … USS Germantown (LSD-42) is the second Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship in the United States Navy. HONG KONG -- The amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42), with embarked elements of the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines, conducted a five-day quality-of-life port visit to the Chinese Cmdr. Welcome to the USS Germantown LSD 42 Ombudsman page. Harrington, who assumed command of Germantown on October 27, 2014, led the crew through a number of critical warfare area certifications … Germantown returned to San Diego, California, where she underwent a US$ 25 million overhaul. The Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) arrived at Sihanoukville, Cambodia, for a scheduled port visit, October 16. Keith Moore relieved Cmdr. He currently serves as Commanding Officer, Naval Medical Leader & Professional … Download Image of CMDR. Download Image of CAPT Kenneth R. Karr, commanding officer of the commissioning ceremony for the nuclear-powered attack submarine USS NORFOLK (SSN-714), addresses guests and spectators attending the submarine's commissioning ceremony. Accompanying the ship were Denver and Essex. Yokosuka, Japan - USS Germantown (LSD-42) Commanding Officer, Cmdr. Germantown departed for the Persian Gulf on 5 November 2007 to support Operation Enduring Freedom by transporting members of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit to Kuwait for field exercises. OKINAWA, Japan — Rear Adm. Brad Cooper assumed command of Amphibious Force of 7th Fleet from Capt. Commanding Officer USS GERMANTOWN (LSD-42) Feb 1998 - Feb 2000 2 years 1 month. Michael A. Crary. News reports indicated that "The relief was not related to a single incident but was the result of a poor command climate on board the ship and the commanding officer's failure to use the good judgment expected of leaders in the navy and to uphold standards. The Commanding Officer of USS Germantown (LSD 42) was relieved March 7 by Rear Adm. Hugh Wetherald, Commander, Amphibious Force Seventh Fleet. Please follow OPSEC at all times! SECNAV, CNO COVID-19 Update - April 1, 2020. Welcome to the USS Germantown LSD 42 Ombudsman page. Naval Academy where he graduated and received his commission in 1994. PHIBLEX is an annual, bilateral training exercise conducted by the Armed Forces of the Philippines, U.S. Navy and Marines to strengthen […] Germantown was one of several ships participating in disaster relief after the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami. Keith Moore relieved Cmdr. Harrington, who assumed command of Germantown on October 27, 2014, led the crew through a number of critical warfare area certifications … The navy ordered USS Germantown on 26 March 1982. Information shared is for Germantown families. Ed Thompson on Jan. 22nd. PRINT. Severn Stevens as commanding officer of Germantown. Commander Severn Stevens relieved Commander Gary Harrington as commanding officer of the ship. Christopher Causee, commanding officer. Gary Harrington II relieved Capt. Download this stock image: SASEBO, Japan (April 11, 2017) Cmdr. “It’s great to be able to bring our blue and gold team to one of Thailand’s beautiful cities,” said Cdr. Thomas B. Modly and I provide … Jensen became the twenty-forth commanding officer of the Germantown Dec. 27, 2017. After a successful tour, Commander Severn Stevens bids farewell and following seas to the crew of USS Germantown as Commander Jimmie Jensen takes up the mantle as the ship's new Commanding Officer.

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