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USS Simpson (FFG 56)


"Attaquer en Vigueur"
(Attack With Vigor)

"Simpson, The People"    -    "Simpson"

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Simpson 92k 15 March 1988: the Persian Gulf - Crewmen play volleyball on the stern of Simpson while on patrol in the Persian Gulf.
(U.S. Navy photo DVID #DN-ST-89-02595 by PH2 Alexander C. Hicks, Jr. from the DVIC)
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Simpson 135k 15 March 1988: the Persian Gulf - The game continues on the stern of Simpson while on patrol in the Persian Gulf.
(U.S. Navy photo DVID #DN-ST-89-02596 by PH2 Alexander C. Hicks, Jr. from the DVIC)
Simpson 80k 08 August 2000: Norfolk, Va., Friends and families wave farewell to the crew of Simpson as the ship departs Naval Station Norfolk for a routine six-month deployment overseas.
(U.S. Navy photo #000808-N-0872M-504 by PH1 Martin Maddock from the Navy Newstand)
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Simpson 152k 04 May 2006: Mayport, Fla. - Aviation Electronics Technician Riddle hugs his wife and daughter after returning from deployment aboard guided missile frigate USS Simpson (FFG 56).
(U.S. Navy photo #060524-N-1550W-001 by PH2 Elizabeth Williams from the Navy Newstand)
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Simpson 121k 28 June 2008: Atlantic Ocean - Operations Specialist 3rd Class Charles Sowards sends reports from the bridge aboard Simpson during a total ship survivability exercise. The training simulated numerous simultaneous missile attacks, including eight small boat attacks and a torpedo attack.
(U.S. Navy photo #080628-N-8943B-012 by MC2 Michael Buslovich from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 118k 28 June 2008: Atlantic Ocean - Quartermaster 3rd Class Sameer Momaiya, left, and Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Jason Hibbs track damage reports aboard the guided-missile frigate Simpson during a total ship survivability exercise.
(U.S. Navy photo #080628-N-8943B-024 by MC2 Michael Buslovich from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 162k 28 June 2008: Atlantic Ocean - Ens. Adam Berry and Lt.j.g. Douglas Nelson stand watch on the bridge of Simpson during a general quarters drill. The Simpson crew is conducting a total ship survivability exercise.
(U.S. Navy photo #080628-N-8943B-036 by MC2 Michael Buslovich from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 258k 02 July 2008: St. Lucia - Information Systems Technician 1st Class Vincent Leadley, right, Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Jeffrey Rynkowski, Quartermaster 1st Class Steven Davis, and Ens. Chris Thompson, assigned to the frigate Simpson, paint the wall outside of St. Lucia's Gordon & Walcott Memorial Methodist School as a part of a community relations project.
(U.S. Navy photo #080702-N-0734D-016 by Ensign Michael Deloach from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 179k 03 July 2008: Castries, St. Lucia - Lt. Jennifer Free, chief engineer aboard the frigate Simpson conducts a tour for students from Gordon & Walcott Memorial Methodist School during a port visit in St. Lucia.
(U.S. Navy photo #080703-N-8943B-019 by MC2 Michael Buslovich from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 173k 03 July 2008: Castries, St. Lucia - Gas Systems Turbine (Mechanical) Fireman James Smith explains an engineering system to members of the St. Lucia Marine Police during a subject matter expert exchange (SMEE) aboard the frigate Simpson. SMEEs were held at the ship and at the Marine Police headquarters as part a 6-day port visit designed to build and strengthen relationships with partner nations in the Caribbean.
(U.S. Navy photo #080703-N-8943B-004 by MC2 Michael Buslovich from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 175k 03 July 2008: Castries, St. Lucia - Chief Gunner's Mate Keith Novak reviews maintenance procedures for the .50 caliber machine gun with Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Rene Garcia, left, and St. Lucian Marine Police Sgt. Bryan Preville. Novak and Garcia are part of a team of sailors assigned to the guided-missile frigate Simpson who are participating in subject matter expert exchanges with St. Lucian authorities.
(U.S. Navy photo #070703-N-8943B-006 by MCC Suzanne Speight from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 207k 04 July 2008: Castries, St. Lucia - Cmdr. Edwin Kaiser, commanding officer of the guided-missile frigate Simpson gives U.S. Ambassador to the Eastern Caribbean Mary Ourisman, a tour of the ship's spaces. Ourisman visited the ship for a 4th of July ceremony during a U.S. Southern Command-sponsored port visit to St. Lucia.
(U.S. Navy photo #080704-N-8943B-017 by MC2 Michael Buslovich from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 319k 18 February 2009: Mayport, Fla. - Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Rick West speaks with sailors on the mess decks aboard the guided-missile frigate Simpson during lunch with the crew. West also took a tour of the ship during his visit.
(U.S. Navy photo #090218-N-9818V-244 by MC1 Jennifer A. Villalovos from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 153k 18 February 2009: Mayport, Fla. - Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Rick West pins the Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist Insignia on Interior Communications Electrician 2nd Class Jason Stawski during a ceremony aboard Simpson. West toured the ship and had lunch with the crew during his visit.
(U.S. Navy photo #090218-N-9818V-276 by MC1 Jennifer A. Villalovos from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 169k 18 February 2009: Mayport, Fla. - Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Rick West congratulates Machinery Repairman 3rd Class Joshua Sheridan for earning his Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist pin aboard Simpson.
(U.S. Navy photo #090218-N-9818V-297 by MC1 Jennifer A. Villalovos from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 252k 18 February 2009: Mayport, Fla. - Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Rick West speaks with sailors aboard the guided-missile frigate Simpson during a tour of the ship.
(U.S. Navy photo #090218-N-9818V-314 by MC1 Jennifer A. Villalovos from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 395k 04 October 2010: Mayport, Fla. - Sailors aboard the guided-missile frigate Simpson explain about mooring lines and the ship's anchor to 2nd grade students from Jacksonville Beach Elementary School during a tour of the ship.
(U.S. Navy photo #101004-N-5812W-002 by MC2 Sunday Williams from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 140k 20 October 2011: Mayport, Fla. - Todd Crawford, assessment director at Southeast Regional Maintenance Center, utilizes the REDI system tablet to conduct a pre-deployment assessment aboard the guided-missile frigate Simpson. The tablet contains pre-loaded ship's configuration data to conduct research, maintain documentation, and create maintenance work notifications in an efficient and coordinated manner.
(U.S. Navy photo #111020-N-YR391-001 by MC2 Gary Granger, Jr. from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 246k 02 February 2012: Casablanca, Morocco - Royal Moroccan Naval Ensign Nabil Elkorchi gives a briefing to sailors from the guided-missile frigate Simpson during a tour of the bridge on the Royal Moroccan Navy vessel Tarek Ben Zayid. Simpson, homeported in Mayport, Fla., is conducting theater security cooperation and maritime security operations in the U.S. Naval Forces Africa area of responsibility.
(U.S. Navy photo #120202-N-IZ292-154 by MC2 Felicito Rustique from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 206k 02 February 2012: the Atlantic Ocean - Royal Moroccan Navy 1st Sgt. Hamid Karada checks the identification papers of Chief Gunner's Mate Sean Holmes, simulating a captive, on the bridge of the guided-missile frigate Simpson during a visit, board, search and seizure training session.
(U.S. Navy photo #120202-N-IZ292-079 by MC2 Felicito Rustique from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 241k 02 February 2012: the Atlantic Ocean - Royal Moroccan Navy sailors direct Damage Controlman 3rd Class Brandon Watkins, simulating a captive, past the quarterdeck of the guided-missile frigate Simpson during a visit, board, search and seizure training session.
(U.S. Navy photo #120202-N-IZ292-052 by MC2 Felicito Rustique from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 276k 09 February 2012: the Atlantic Ocean - Gas Turbine System Technician (Mechanical) 3rd Class Botha Nzinga explains the propulsion control console aboard Simpson to Gabonese Ensign Luther Mouloungui as part of Africa Partnership Station (APS) 2012. APS is an international security cooperation initiative facilitated by Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, aimed at strengthening global maritime partnerships through training and collaborative activities in order to improve maritime safety and security in Africa.
(U.S. Navy photo #120209-N-IZ292-102 by MC2 Felicito Rustique from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 338k 11 February 2012: the Atlantic Ocean - Seaman James Aguilar steadies a rigid-hull inflatable boat during small boat operations aboard Simpson.
(U.S. Navy photo #120211-N-IZ292-077 by MC2 Felicito Rustique from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 320k 16 February 2012: Lagos, Nigeria - Seaman Thomas Bailey, assigned to the guided-missile frigate Simpson, hands books to school children from the Tomaro Junior Secondary School during a community project in support of Africa Partnership Station 2012.
(U.S. Navy photo #120216-N-IZ292-045 by MC2 Felicito Rustique from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 313k 16 February 2012: Lagos, Nigeria - Ship's Serviceman Seaman Recruit Bernard Ford, right, assigned to the guided-missile frigate Simpson, helps offload books for school children at the Tomaro Junior Secondary School during a community project in support of Africa Partnership Station 2012.
(U.S. Navy photo #120216-N-IZ292-005 by MC2 Felicito Rustique from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 296k 16 February 2012: Lagos, Nigeria - Boatswain's Mate Seaman Joshua Maurer, assigned to the guided-missile frigate Simpson, hands books to school children from the Tomaro Junior Secondary School.
(U.S. Navy photo #120216-N-IZ292-060 by MC2 Felicito Rustique from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 305k 16 February 2012: Lagos, Nigeria - Interior Communications Electrician 1st Class David Young, assigned to the guided-missile frigate Simpson, hands books to school children from the Tomaro Junior Secondary School during a community project in support of Africa Partnership Station 2012.
(U.S. Navy photo #120216-N-IZ292-053 by MC2 Felicito Rustique from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 380k 19 February 2012: Tema, Ghana - Yeoman 2nd Class Henry Callis, a member of the ship's soccer team aboard Simpson, breaks the ball away from his Ghanaian navy competitors during a soccer match as part of Africa Partnership Station West 2012. The soccer match provided a means to enhance and enrich the Africa Partnership Station training through fostering teamwork and camaraderie on the field and off.
(U.S. Navy photo #120219-N-JL721-088 by Lcdr. Suzanna Brugler from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 297k 20 February 2012: Tema, Ghana - Commander Leonard Milliken, commanding officer of Simpson, snaps his fingers as part of a local traditional handshake from Tema Chief Nii Adjei Kraku II during Simpson's port visit as part of Africa Partnership Station West 2012. Africa Partnership Station is an international security cooperation initiative intended to strengthen global maritime partnerships through training and collaborative activities to improve maritime safety and security in Africa.
(U.S. Navy photo #120220-N-JL721-121 by Lcdr. Suzanna Brugler from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 346k 26 February 2012: Lagos, Nigeria - Sailors heave a line as Simpson arrives in Lagos for a port visit supporting Africa Partnership Station 2012. Africa Partnership Station is an international security cooperation initiative facilitated by Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, aimed at strengthening global maritime partnerships through training and collaborative activities in order to improve maritime safety and security in Africa.
(U.S. Navy photo #120226-N-IZ292-143 by MC2 Felicito Rustique from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 233k 28 February 2012: the Gulf Of Guinea - Senior Chief Fire Controlman Allen Bylls, right, debriefs boarding team techniques to Cameroon navy Lt. j.g. Yves Itondo, a boarding team member, aboard Simpson during exercise Obangame Express 2012. Obangame Express is an at-sea maritime exercise designed to improve cooperation among participating nations in order to increase maritime safety and security in the Gulf of Guinea.
(U.S. Navy photo #120228-N-IZ292-210 by MC2 Felicito Rustique from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 220k 28 February 2012: the Gulf Of Guinea - Seaman Apprentice Ethan Elks from the guided-missile frigate Simpson lays out mooring lines during Exercise Obangame Express.
(U.S. Navy photo #120228-N-IZ292-042 by MC2 Felicito Rustique from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 314k 29 February 2012: the Gulf Of Guinea - Master-at-Arms 1st Class Gary Morrison, left, and Quartermaster 2nd Class Derek Baker demonstrate how to search a suspect to a boarding team from the Gabon navy aboard the guided-missile frigate Simpson during exercise Obangame Express 2012.
(U.S. Navy photo #120229-N-IZ292-174 by MC2 Felicito Rustique from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 161k 10 March 2012: Dakar, Senegal - Yeoman 2nd Class James Callis provides navigation bearings aboard Simpson as the ship departs Dakar. Simpson is conducting theater security cooperation and maritime security operations in the U.S. Africa Command area of responsibility.
(U.S. Navy photo #120310-N-ON468-010 by MC2 Jeff Troutman from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 106k 10 March 2012: Dakar, Senegal - Master-at-Arms 1st Class Gary Morrison (right), and fellow crew members of the guided-missile frigate Simpson, salute the national ensign during morning colors as the ship leaves Dakar after refueling. Simpson is conducting theater security cooperation and maritime security operations in the U.S. Naval Forces Africa area of responsibility.
(U.S. Navy photo #120310-N-ON468-001 by MC2 Jeff Troutman from the United States Africa Command)
Simpson 150k 11 March 2012: Sierra Leone Basin - Engineman Fireman Olusanya Oyeyemi reads a passage from the Bible during Catholic service aboard Simpson. Simpson is conducting theater security cooperation and maritime security operations in the U.S. Naval Forces Africa area of responsibility.
(U.S. Navy photo #120311-N-ON468-003 by MC2 Jeff Troutman from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 147k 11 March 2012: Sierra Leone Basin - Airman Matthew Truelove jumps rope during a physical training workout on the flight deck of Simpson.
(U.S. Navy photo #120311-N-ON468-005 by MC2 Jeff Troutman from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 185k 16 March 2012: Sierra Leone Basin - Yeoman 2nd Class James Callis, left, and Personnel Specialist 1st Class Leon Buxton, report back to the repair locker aboard Simpson during an engineering casualty drill.
(U.S. Navy photo #120316-N-ON460-023 by MC2 Jeff Troutman from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 183k 19 March 2012: Dakar, Senegal - Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Ismael Hernandez pipes a message over the shipboard announcing system aboard Simpson.
(U.S. Navy photo #120319-N-ON468-022 by MC2 Jeff Troutman from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 95k 20 March 2012: Dakar, Senegal - Operations Specialist Seaman Charles See tracks surface contacts on a radar console aboard Simpson.
(U.S. Navy photo #120320-N-ON468-010 by MC2 Jeff Troutman from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 219k 30 March 2012: the Atlantic Ocean - Culinary Specialist Seaman Daniel Gonzales and Engineman 1st Class Paul Andes operate the aft steering of the guided-missile frigate Simpson during a general quarters training evolution. Simpson is conducting theater security cooperation and maritime security operations in the U.S. Naval Forces Africa area of responsibility.
(U.S. Navy photo #120330-N-RN782-125 by MCSN Brian T. Glunt from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 202k 04 April 2012: the Atlantic Ocean - Sailors conduct stretcher bearer training during mass casualty medical training aboard Simpson.
(U.S. Navy photo #120404-N-RN782-018 by MCSN Brian T. Glunt from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 323k 04 April 2012: the Atlantic Ocean - Culinary Specialist 1st Class Richard Williford, left, and Boatswain's Mate 1st Class William Duran, right, assist U.S. Coast Guard Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Jonathon Tatroe, with a simulated wound, to the ship's casualty collection point during mass casualty medical training aboard Simpson.
(U.S. Navy photo #120404-N-RN782-023 by MCSN Brian T. Glunt from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 309k 06 April 2012: the Atlantic Ocean - Gunner's Mate Seaman Apprentice Travis Locker counts live ammunition on the main deck of Simpson prior to uploading for a calibration test fire exercise.
(U.S. Navy photo #120406-N-RN782-005 by MCSN Brian T. Glunt from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 292k 06 April 2012: the Atlantic Ocean - Logistics Specialist Seaman Richard Ward, left, observes as Electrician's Mate Fireman Bret Otis completes a functional safety check aboard Simpson prior to a pre-action aim calibration test fire exercise.
(U.S. Navy photo #120406-N-RN782-028 by MCSN Brian T. Glunt from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 281k 10 April 2012: Cape Verde - Secretary of the Navy the Honorable Ray Mabus speaks with sailors during an all-hands call aboard the guided-missile frigate Simpson. Maybus commended the crew for their participation in Africa Partnership Station. APS is an international security cooperation initiative aimed at strengthening global maritime partnerships through training and collaborative activities to improve maritime safety and security in Africa.
(U.S. Navy photo #120410-N-AC887-004 by MCSN Brian T. Glunt from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 248k 09 April 2012: the Atlantic Ocean - Fire Controlman 2nd Class Gerald Delaney cleans a close-in weapons system aboard Simpson for an upcoming departmental inspection.
(U.S. Navy photo #120409-N-RN782-052 by MCSN Brian T. Glunt from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 209k 13 April 2012: the Atlantic Ocean - Fire Controlman 2nd Class Nicolas Sinclair, right, Chief Logistics Specialist Shane Neuhaus and Electronics Technician 3rd Class Christopher Denise apply a jubilee patch to a busted pipe during damage control training on the forecastle of Simpson.
(U.S. Navy photo #120413-N-RN782-110 by MCSN Brian T. Glunt from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 255k 15 April 2012: Praia, Cape Verde - Sonar Technician (Surface) 2nd Class Kyle Lear folds the ships ensign on the flight deck of Simpson as the ship departs Praia, Cape Verde.
(U.S. Navy photo by MCSN Brian T. Glunt from the United States Africa Command)
Simpson 211k 18 April 2012: the Atlantic Ocean - Chief Gas Turbine Systems Technician (Electrical) Eric Aguirre listens as Gas Turbine Systems Technician (Mechanical) Fireman Dylan Lewis reads a preventative maintenance card in the central control station aboard Simpson.
(U.S. Navy photo #120418-N-RN782-068 by MCSN Brian T. Glunt from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 188k 18 April 2012: the Atlantic Ocean - Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Jared Pugh, right, hands Culinary Specialist 1st Class Dominique Birch a breathing apparatus during a firefighting training evolution aboard the guided-missile frigate Simpson.
(U.S. Navy photo #120418-N-RN782-108 by MCSN Brian T. Glunt from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 171k 18 April 2012: the Atlantic Ocean - Hull Technician 1st Class Derek Glover lays a breathing apparatus on the main deck of Simpson during a firefighting training evolution.
(U.S. Navy photo #120418-N-RN782-097 by MCSN Brian T. Glunt from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 173k 18 April 2012: the Atlantic Ocean - Lt.(jg) Patrick Hynes assists Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan Echols with a water pump during a firefighting training evolution on the main deck aboard Simpson.
(U.S. Navy photo #120418-N-RN782-165 by MCSN Brian T. Glunt from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 336k 26 April 2012: the Atlantic Ocean - Seaman Clayton Grauel mans a pilot's ladder as members of the Mauritania's navy boarding team climb aboard the guided-missile frigate Simpson during a boarding exercise in support of Saharan Express 2012. Simpson is participating in exercise Saharan Express 2012, a regional maritime exercise focused on improving the communications and interoperability of West African countries to counter narcotics trafficking and proliferation in maritime environments.
(U.S. Navy photo #120426-N-RN782-185 by MCSN Brian T. Glunt from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 207k 27 April 2012: the Atlantic Ocean - Ensign Kevin Mullin, left, electrical officer aboard Simpson, and Chief Fire Controlman Timothy Wheeler speak with Principal Mate Khalil Jerrah, team leader of Mauritania's navy boarding team, and Lt. Mhd Yahya Sidiya on the bridge of the ship during an exercise supporting Saharan Express 2012. Saharan Express is an at-sea maritime exercise designed to improve cooperation among participating nations in order to increase maritime safety and security for West African nations.
(U.S. Navy photo #120427-N-RN782-125 by MCSN Brian T. Glunt from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 191k 28 April 2012: the Atlantic Ocean - Culinary Specialist 1st Class Richard Williford, left, and Yeoman 3rd Class Coleman Gentry complete a functional safety check aboard the guided-missile frigate Simpson before a pre-action aim calibration test-fire exercise.
(U.S. Navy photo #120428-N-RN782-044 by MCSN Brian T. Glunt from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 242k 28 April 2012: the Atlantic Ocean - Chief Gunner's Mate Sean Holmes loads ammunition into a .50-caliber machine gun before a pre-action aim calibration test-fire exercise aboard Simpson.
(U.S. Navy photo #120428-N-RN782-014 by MCSN Brian T. Glunt from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 106k 09 May 2012: Souda Bay, Crete - Chief Fire Controlman Timothy Wheeler, a member of the boarding team from the guided-missile frigate Simpson, secures a stairway during an exercise aboard the training ship Aris at the NATO Maritime Interdiction Operational Training Center during Phoenix Express 2012 (PE12). PE12, a multi-national maritime exercise between Southern European, North African and U.S. Naval forces, is designed to improve cooperation among participating nations and help increase safety and security in the Mediterranean Sea.
(U.S. Navy photo #120509-N-QD416-051 by MC1 Brian A. Goyak from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 197k 23 June 2012: the Atlantic Ocean - Chief Cryptologic Technician (Technical) Juan Davila simulates arresting Boatswain's Mate 1st Class Dustin Nugent as Master-at-Arms 1st Class Gary Morrison facilitates ships reaction force basic training aboard Simpson. Simpson is conducting theater security cooperation and maritime security operations in the Atlantic Ocean.
(U.S. Navy photo #120623-N-GN377-017 by MC1 Daniel Mennuto from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 296k 06 March 2014: the Atlantic Ocean - A member of the visit, board, search and seizure team assigned to the Royal Moroccan Navy Floreal-class frigate Hassan II, left, searches a sailor playing the role of a cargo ship crew member during a passing exercise aboard the guided-missile frigate Simpson.
(U.S. Navy photo #140306-N-SK590-219 by MC2 Tim D. Godbee from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 127k 07 March 2014: Casablanca, Morocco - Commander Christopher Follin, left, commanding officer of the guided-missile frigate Simpson, speaks with guests at a reception aboard Simpson during a scheduled port visit. The visit serves to continue U.S. 6th Fleet's efforts to strengthen maritime partnerships in order to enhance regional stability.
(U.S. Navy photo #140307-N-SK590-047 by MC2 Tim D. Godbee from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 251k 10 March 2014: the Atlantic Ocean - Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Matthew Robichaux, center, leads stretcher-bearer teams during a mass causality drill aboard Simpson.
(U.S. Navy photo #140310-N-SK590-302 by MC2 Tim D. Godbee from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 121k 20 March 2014: Mayport, Fla. - Electronics Technician 3rd Class Spencer Greer kisses his wife after the return of the guided-missile frigate Simpson to Mayport, Fla. from a six-month deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. Simpson conducted more than 700 flight hours and traveled more than 35,000 nautical miles in support of regional and maritime security.
(U.S. Navy photo #140320-N-MK583-026 by MC2 Salt Cebe from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 115k 20 March 2014: Mayport, Fla. - Electrician's Mate 3rd Class Tony Dodson embraces his son after the return of the guided-missile frigate Simpson to Mayport, Fla. from a six-month deployment.
(U.S. Navy photo #140320-N-MK583-030 by MC2 Salt Cebe from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 153k 10 September 2014: the Atlantic Ocean - Lt.(jg) Mark Veazey, from Atlanta, searches for surface contacts aboard the guided-missile frigate Simpson. Simpson is underway conducting Amphibious Ready Group and Marine Expeditionary Unit exercise.
(U.S. Navy photo #140910-N-NC292-035 by Lcdr. Patrick Evans from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 186k 30 January 2015: Port Louis, Mauritius - Two views of Operations Specialist 3rd Class Brian Darby, from New York City, instructing Mauritian boarding team members during a boarding drill aboard Simpson as part of Exercise Cutlass Express 2015. The exercise, sponsored by U.S. Africa Command, is designed to improve regional cooperation, maritime domain awareness, and information sharing practices to increase capabilities of East African and Indian Ocean nations to counter sea-based illicit activity.
(U.S. Navy photo #150130-N-QY759-505 and #150130-N-QY759-470 by MC1 David R. Krigbaum from the Navy Newstand)
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Simpson 193k 03 February 2015: Port Louis, Mauritius - Mauritius President Kailash Purryag is piped aboard the Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate Simpson. Purryag visits Simpson while it is in Port Louis, Mauritius, taking part in Exercise Cutlass Express 2015.
(U.S. Navy photo #150203-N-QY759-099 by MC1 David R. Krigbaum from the Navy Newstand)
Simpson 216k 03 February 2015: Port Louis, Mauritius - Coommander Ken Anderson, commanding officer of Simpson, gives a tour to Mauritius President Kailash Purryag. Purryag visits Simpson while it is in Port Louis, Mauritius, taking part in Exercise Cutlass Express 2015.
(U.S. Navy photo #150203-N-QY759-196 by MC1 David R. Krigbaum from the Navy Newstand)

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