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USS Louisiana (SSBN 743) Welcomes New Commanding Officer

SILVERDALE, Wash. (March 25, 2022) – U.S. Navy Cmdr. Lester Patterson, from Gooding, Idaho, left, shakes hands with Cmdr. Michael Kessler, from Hauppauge, N.Y., during a change of command ceremony for the Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Louisiana (SSBN 743), March 25, 2022. Nevada, homeported at Naval Base Kitsap, Wash., is the eighth Ohio-class submarine and the fourth U.S. Navy ship to bear the name Nevada. The submarine was commissioned in Groton, Conn., Aug. 16, 1986. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kyle Hafer)

USS Springfield Arrives in Guam

Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Naomi Johnson 

Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet

220321-N-VO134-1044 APRA HARBOR, Guam (March 21, 2022) The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Springfield (SSN 761) arrives at Naval Base Guam from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for a homeport shift, March 21. Springfield is capable of supporting various missions, including anti-submarine warfare, anti-ship warfare, strike warfare, and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Naomi Johnson)

USS Springfield Arrives in Guam