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Visit by Deputy Prime Minister Caps Busy Port Visit for USS Asheville in Australia
March 16, 2023
HMAS STIRLING, Australia (March 16, 2023) - Australian Deputy Prime Minister Richard Marles shakes hands with Lt. j.g. Michael Nix, assigned to the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Asheville (SSN 758), before going onboard for a tour, March 16. Asheville conducted multiple tours for distinguished visitors during a routine port visit to HMAS Stirling, Western Australia to enhance interoperability and communication, and strengthen relationships with the Royal Australian Navy. (Courtesy photo by Australian Department of Defence)

COMSUBPAC Announces 2022 Battle Efficiency Competition Awards
January 4, 2023

CTF 74 Visits Republic of Korea for SWCM 54
June 22, 2022
JEJU, Republic of Korea (June 22, 2022) Rear Adm. Rick Seif, Commander, Submarine Group 7, left, and Rear Adm. Lee Su Youl, Commander, Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy Submarine Force, pose with the signed memorandum at the conclusion of the 54th semiannual Submarine Warfare Committee Meeting (SWCM) in Jeju, South Korea, June 22, 2022. Over the past 28 years, SWCM has brought together leaders of both the U.S. and ROK submarine forces to discuss combined submarine training and force integration. (Photo courtesy of ROK Public Affairs)

Commander, Submarine Group 7 Visits USS Frank Cable
June 10, 2022
Rear Adm. Rick Seif, Commander, Submarine Group 7, is piped aboard the Emory S. Land-class submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) during a visit to the ship, June 10, 2022. Frank Cable, forward-deployed to the island of Guam, repairs, rearms, and re-provisions submarines and surface vessels in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Wendy Arauz/Released)

Patrol Squadron (VP) 47 hosts Submarine Group (CSG) Seven Staff for Familiarization Flights
March 8, 2022

COMSUBRON 21 welcomes new commodore
April 8, 2021
MANAMA, Bahrain (Apr. 8, 2021) – Capt. Eric Rozek, a St. Paul, Minnesota, native, and incoming Commodore of Commander, Submarine Squadron (CSS) 21 addresses his staff at a change of command ceremony. CSS-21 is responsible for bringing theater support to deployed units, allowing for better coordination in submarine operational, logistics, and maintenance support, and providing oversight on submarine training and exercises to support theater operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jordan Crouch)

CMDCM(Ret) Andy Arena - 48 years of submarine force service and counting
April 8, 2021
Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Adam Thomas 
Commander, Submarine Group Seven

Dreaming of the Silent Service
March 19, 2021
YOKSUKA, Japan (Mar. 10, 2021) Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Morgan Marsh, a native of Sparks, Nevada, receives her frocking letter during her pinning ceremony held at Commander, Submarine Group 7. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Adam K. Thomas)

USS Ohio Conducts Joint Operations with Marine Corps element near Okinawa
February 2, 2021
PHILIPPINE SEA (Feb. 2, 2021) -- U.S. Marines from Force Reconnaissance Company, III Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF), utilize combat rubber raiding crafts to approach the Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Ohio (SSGN 726), deployed in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations, during an integration exercise off the coast of Okinawa, Japan. The exercise was part of ongoing III MEF-U.S. 7th Fleet efforts to provide flexible, forward-postured and quick-response options to regional commanders. (U.S Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Destiny Dempsey)

French submarine deployment to Western Pacific presents rare training opportunity for Guam-based boat
December 18, 2020
WATERS OFF GUAM (Dec. 11, 2020) The French Navy Rubis-class nuclear powered submarine (SSN) Émeraude steams off the coast of Guam during a photo exercise with the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Asheville (SSN 758). Asheville and Émeraude practiced high-end maritime skills in a multitude of disciplines designed to enhance interoperability between maritime forces. Asheville is one of four forward-deployed submarines assigned to Commander, Submarine Squadron 15. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kelsey J. Hockenberger)