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Commander, Naval Surface Forces Atlantic
Sailors from the USS Cole (DDG 67) pay their respects to recently buried Cole crew members at Arlington National Cemetery on Nov. 11, 2000. Cole sailors were invited to take part in Veterans Day receptions and ceremonies at the White House and Arlington Cemetery. The Arleigh Burke class destroyer was the target of a suspected terrorist attack in the port of Aden, Yemen, on Oct. 12, 2000, during a scheduled refueling. The attack killed 17 crew members and injured 39 others.
Cmdr. Diana Betz
Cmdr. Timothy Shanley, outgoing USS Winston S. Churchill commanding officer, delivers emotional remarks recounting the many achievements of the crew during his time in command.
The Hon. Rupert Soames, OBE, and Cmdr. Brian Anthony, commanding officer, USS Winston S. Churchill, discuss the future layout of the pilot house with the ship’s navigator Lt. Cameron Fisher, Royal Navy, and Vince Stammetti, SERCO’s Senior Vice President, Maritime Engineering, Technology and Sustainment Business Unit.
The Hon. Rupert Soames, OBE, is pictured with (DDG 81) crew members present for the change of command ceremony.
The Hon. Rupert Soames, OBE, and Cmdr. Brian Anthony, commanding officer, USS Winston S. Churchill, behold the cardboard cutout of Sir Winston Churchill, the ship’s namesake, who has graced many command photos on USS Winston S. Churchill’s Facebook page.
Before Capt. Ken Anderson, commodore, Naval Surface Squadron Fourteen, Cmdr. Brian Anthony, (right), relieves Cmdr. Timothy Shanley, as the new commanding officer aboard USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81).
Cmdr. Brian Anthony, commanding officer, USS Winston S. Churchill, reviews some of the plans for the ship’s future layout of the Combat Information Center, with the Hon. Rupert Soames, OBE.
The Hon. Rupert Soames, OBE, and Cmdr. Brian Anthony, USS Winston S. Churchill commanding officer, exchange gifts upon the conclusion of the tour of the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer.
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Fall 2021 Surface Line Week Concludes
NAVAL STATION NORFOLK (Oct. 28, 2021) Surface Combat Systems Training Command’s (SCSTC) leadership, in conjunction with Commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic (SURFLANT), Rear Adm. Brendan McLane, held a ribbon cutting ceremony to unveil the new Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Tactical Employment Trainer (ATET) onboard NAVSTA Norfolk, 28 Oct. (U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Narina Gray)
Cmdr. Brian A. Forster
Seaman Moreno Fuentes, assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116), is presented a challenge coin by Rear Adm. Brendan McLane, commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic. (U.S. Navy photo by IT2 Cachola)
CMDCM William E. Palmer
Cmdr. Justin M. Neff
NAVAL STATION NORFOLK (Oct. 12, 2021) USS Cole survivors pose for a group photo at the USS Cole Memorial. Cole friends, family and shipmates gathered on board Naval Station Norfolk for the 21st remembrance of the USS Cole terrorist attack. Seventeen Sailors lost their lives and another 39 sustained injuries while the crew worked for 96 consecutive hours to keep the ship afloat. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jacob Milham)
NAVAL STATION NORFOLK (Oct. 12, 2021) Retired Master Chief Sonar Technician Paul Abney, a USS Cole survivor, watches a prerecorded USS Cole Remembrance Ceremony at the USS Cole Memorial. Cole friends, family and shipmates gathered on board Naval Station Norfolk for the 21st remembrance of the USS Cole terrorist attack. Seventeen Sailors lost their lives and another 39 sustained injuries while the crew worked for 96 consecutive hours to keep the ship afloat. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jacob Milham)
NAVAL STATION NORFOLK (Oct. 12, 2021) Retired Master Chief Sonar Technician Paul Abney, a USS Cole survivor, speaks to chief petty officer selectees at the USS Cole Memorial. Cole friends, family and shipmates gathered on board Naval Station Norfolk for the 21st remembrance of the USS Cole terrorist attack. Seventeen Sailors lost their lives and another 39 sustained injuries while the crew worked for 96 consecutive hours to keep the ship afloat. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jacob Milham)
NAVAL STATION NORFOLK (Oct. 12, 2021) Retired Master Chief Sonar Technician Paul Abney, a USS Cole survivor, speaks to chief petty officer selectees at the USS Cole Memorial. Cole friends, family and shipmates gathered on board Naval Station Norfolk for the 21st remembrance of the USS Cole terrorist attack. Seventeen Sailors lost their lives and another 39 sustained injuries while the crew worked for 96 consecutive hours to keep the ship afloat. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jacob Milham)
 
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