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USS Topeka visits Yokosuka during 7th Fleet patrol
January 17, 2017
TOKYO BAY, Japan (Jan. 17, 2016) - The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Topeka (SSN 754) prepares to moor at Fleet Activities Yokosuka. Topeka is visiting Yokosuka for a port visit. U.S. Navy port visits represent an important opportunity to promote stability and security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, demonstrate commitment to regional partners and foster relationships. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brian G. Reynolds/Released)

USS Pennsylvania Arrives in Guam for Port Visit
October 30, 2016
BANGOR, Wash. (May 6, 2016) - The Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Pennsylvania (SSBN 735) returns to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor following a routine strategic deterrent patrol. Pennsylvania is one of eight ballistic-missile submarines stationed at the base providing the most survivable leg of the strategic deterrence triad for the United States. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Michael Smith/Released)

USS Oklahoma City Holds Change of Command
August 15, 2016

Key West Visits Yokosuka during Western Pacific Deployment
July 12, 2016
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FLEET ACTIVITIES YOKOSUKA, Japan (July 12, 2016) - The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Key West (SSN 722) prepares to moor at Fleet Activities Yokosuka. Key West is visiting Yokosuka for a port visit. U.S. Navy port visits represent an important opportunity to promote stability and security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, demonstrate commitment to regional partners and foster relationships. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brian G. Reynolds/Released)

Submarine USS Topeka Returns from National Tasking
July 1, 2016
SANTA RITA, Guam (July 1, 2016) Machinist's Mate Weapons 2nd Class Jeramy Coleman, right, holds his daughter, Sage, and kisses his wife, Liz, on the pier during a homecoming ceremony for the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Topeka (SSN 754). Topeka arrived at Polaris Point for its first Guam homecoming following a two-month forward operating period to the Western Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Lieutenant Lauren Spaziano/Released)

Submarine Squadron 15 Holds Change of Command
June 20, 2016
SANTA RITA, Guam (June  20, 2016) – Capt. Jeffrey M. Grimes salutes the side boys in conclusion of the change-of-command ceremony for Submarine Squadron 15 (COMSUBRON 15). Capt. David G. Schappert relieved Capt. Jeffrey M. Grimes as the commanding officer of COMSUBRON 15. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Daniel Willoughby/RELEASED)

USS Chicago Holds Change of Command
May 12, 2016

US, Republic of Korea Submarine Forces Strengthen Alliance
April 4, 2016
160331-N-YM720-263 SANTA RITA, Guam (March 31, 2016) Rear Adm. William Merz, commander, Submarine Group 7, left, and Rear Adm. Youn Jeong Sang, commander, Submarine Force, Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN), sign a formal agreement at the conclusion of the 43rd Submarine Warfare Committee Meeting (SWCM) reaffirming the longstanding relationship between the two countries and pledging continued support between the two submarine forces. SWCM is a bilateral discussion between the U.S. and ROKN submarine forces designed to foster the partnership and focuses on submarine tactics, force integraton and future submarine development. (U.S. Navy photo by MC3 Allen McNair/Released)

Congressional Delegation Visits Submarine Force in Guam
April 4, 2016
Cmdr. Ed Callahan, executive officer of the Emory S. Land-class submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40), explains shipboard capabilities during a ship's tour to military legislative assistant Alec D. Johnson, March 30. Frank Cable, forward deployed to the island of Guam conducts maintenance and support of submarines and surface vessels deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility.

Guam Chamber of Commerce Armed Forces Committee Members Embark USS Chicago
February 29, 2016
130809-N-LS794-048 APRA HARBOR, Guam (Sept. 20, 2013) – Sailors aboard the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Chicago (SSN 721) secures mooring lines as Chicago returns from an 11-week deployment in the 7th Fleet Area of Responsibility.  Chicago is one of three forward deployed submarines stationed in Guam.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jeffrey Jay Price/Released)