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Trilateral Community Relations Highlight Close AUKUS Partnership
March 13, 2024
FREMANTLE, Western Australia (March 13, 2024) – U.S. Navy sailors assigned to the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Annapolis (SSN 760) and Royal Navy sailors speak with students of South Metropolitan TAFE, Fremantle Campus, in Fremantle, Western Australia, March 13, 2024. The nuclear-powered, conventionally-armed submarine is in HMAS Stirling for the second visit by a fast-attack submarine to Australia since the announcement of the AUKUS (Australia, United Kingdom, United States) Optimal Pathway in March 2023. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kaitlyn E. Eads)

Sailors seize waterfront training opportunity
March 11, 2024
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM (March 11, 2024) Sailors stationed on submarines homeported at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii receive demonstrations and hands-on training of navigation equipment from members of the Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic in their Mobile Training Lab, March 11, 2024. The Pacific Submarine Force provides strategic deterrence; anti-submarine warfare; anti-surface warfare; precision land strike; intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, and early warning; and special warfare capabilities around the globe. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Amy Biller)

USS North Carolina Returns Home from Western Pacific Deployment
February 13, 2024
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM (Jan. 31, 2024) — The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS North Carolina (SSN 777) returns to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after a seven-month deployment, Jan. 31, 2024. USS North Carolina is the fourth submarine of the Virginia-class; the first class designated and built post-Cold War in order to meet the challenges of the 21st century, and has improved stealth; sophisticated surveillance capabilities, and special warfare enhancements that enable it to meet the Navy's multi-mission requirements.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Scott Barnes)

USS Topeka Conducts Change of Command
January 25, 2024
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM (Jan. 25, 2024) — Cmdr. Christopher Clevenger, incoming commanding officer of the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Topeka (SSN 754), right, relieves Cmdr. James Fulks, outgoing commanding officer of Topeka, during the change of command ceremony for the Topeka on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Jan. 25, 2024. Topeka, commissioned Oct. 21, 1989, is the third ship of the United States Navy named for the city of Topeka, Kan., and is the fourth “improved” Los Angeles-class submarine.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Scott Barnes)