Submarine Group 7

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58th Submarine Talks in Busan, Jeju
May 9, 2024
BUSAN Rear Adm. Chris Cavanaugh, Commander, Submarine Group 7, left, and Rear Adm. Kang Jeong-ho, Commander, ROK Navy Submarine Force, pose with the signed memorandum at the conclusion of the 58th semiannual Submarine Warfare Committee Meeting (SWCM) in Busan, South Korea. SWCM meetings have been held twice per year by U.S. and ROK submarine forces since 1994. During the meetings, submarine force units discuss ways to deepen partnerships and improve combined interoperability. (Photo courtesy of ROK Public Affairs)

Patrol Squadron 4 Flies Task Force 72, Undersea Commanders
April 17, 2024
240417-N-NU510-1001 ATSUGI, Japan (April 17, 2024) Capt. Zachary “Stanger” Stang, commander, Task Force 72 (front row, left to right), Rear Adm. Chris Cavanaugh, commander, Submarine Group 7, and Japanese Maritime Self Defense Forces Vice Adm. Goka Yoshihiro, commander, Fleet Submarine Forces, stand with their staffs and crew from Patrol Squadron (VP) 4 in front of a P-8A Poseidon, April 17. VP-4 is based in Whidbey Island, Washington, and currently on a rotational deployment operating from multiple locations in Japan. The squadron conducts maritime patrol and reconnaissance as well as theater outreach operations, supporting Commander, Task Force 72, U.S. Seventh Fleet, and U.S. Indo-Pacific Command objectives throughout the Indo-Pacific region.(U.S. Navy photo Courtesy Asset)

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)

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
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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 
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