CFAS Midway/D-Day Memorial Ceremony 2019

CFAS Midway/D-Day Memorial Ceremony 2019

190605-N-GC129-0015 SASEBO, Japan (June 05, 2019) A Commander, Fleet Activities Sasebo chaplain speaks during the Battle of Midway/D-Day Memorial Ceremony, June 5, 2019. This year marks the 77th anniversary of the Battle of Midway and the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Normandy landings. The memorial ceremony was held to honor and remember the Sailors who fought and died during the Battle of Midway and the D-Day Normandy landings. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kirsten King)
CFAS Midway/D-Day Memorial Ceremony 2019

Amphibious Force 7th Fleet Change of Command

Amphibious Force 7th Fleet Change of Command

190517-N-GC129-0093 SASEBO, Japan (May 17, 2019) Vice Adm. Phil Sawyer (left), commander of U.S. 7th Fleet, Rear Adm. Brad Cooper, and Rear Adm. Fred Kacher bow their heads during the invocation by Cmdr. Steven Stougard, chaplain of the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1), during a change of command ceremony aboard Wasp. Kacher relieved Cooper as commander of Amphibious Force 7th Fleet during the ceremony. Commander, Amphibious Force 7th Fleet is the Navy’s only forward-deployed amphibious force, headquartered at White Beach Naval Facility in Okinawa, Japan, and is responsible for the full range of expeditionary operations from disaster relief to crisis response in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kirsten King)
Amphibious Force 7th Fleet Change of Command