USS GREEN BAY
LPD 20
  
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The Green Bay (LPD 20), a San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock, is the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the city in Wisconsin.

The contract to build her was awarded to Northrop Grumman Ship Systems, Avondale Division of New Orleans, Louisiana, on May 30, 2000, and her keel was laid down on August 11, 2003. The Green Bay was christened on July 15, 2006. Mrs. Rose Magnus, wife of the assistant commandant of the Marine Corps, General Robert Magnus, served as the ship’s sponsor. Cmdr. Calvin D. Slocumb is the prospective commanding officer.

August 6, 2008 The Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Green Bay completed acceptance trials on Aug. 1, sailing from and returning to the Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding (NGSB) shipyard in New Orleans.

August 29, U.S. Navy accepted delivery of the Green Bay from Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding (NGSB) in New Orleans, La.

December 17, LPD 20 arrived at its new homeport of Naval Base San Diego, Calif., for the first time.

January 24, 2009 USS Green Bay was commissioned during a 10 a.m. ceremony at A Pier in Long Beach, Calif.

September 23, The amphibious transport dock ship pulled into Naval Station Pearl Harbor for a routine port call.

September 29, The Green Bay is currently conducting Combat System Ship Qualification Trials (CSSQT) off the coast of Hawaii.

October 10, USS Green Bay arrived in San Francisco, Calif., to participate in Fleet Week 2009.

June 10, 2010 LPD 20 recently welcomed 72 Midshipmen from the United States Naval Academy for a two-day cruise off the coast of southern California as a part of summer training.

June 11, Cmdr. Kevin P. Meyers relieved Cmdr. Joseph R. Olson as CO of the Green Bay during a change-of-command ceremony at Naval Base San Diego.

August 3, USS Green Bay arrived in Seattle, Wash., to participate in the 61st annual Seattle Seafair Fleet Week.

November 5, The Green Bay is currently underway for a Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) in the SOCAL Op. Area.

February 22, 2011 USS Green Bay departed Naval Base San Diego for its maiden deployment, as part of USS Boxer (LHD 4) Amphibious Ready Group (ARG).

February 28, The Green Bay pulled into Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for a routine port call.

July 13, Capt. J. Curtis Shaub, Commodore, Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 1, fired XO Cmdr. Ralph C. Jones "after an investigation substantiated allegations of personal misconduct."

July 18, LPD 20 is currently anchored off the coast of Kuwait Naval Base participating in a bilateral amphibious exercise Eager Mace 11-2, between the U.S. and Kuwait Armed Forces.

August 22, The amphibious transport dock ship anchored off the coast of Phuket for a three-day liberty visit to Thailand.

September 2, The Green Bay arrived in Darwin, Australia, for a scheduled port visit.

September 30, USS Green Bay returned to homeport after a seven-month deployment in the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet Areas of Responsibility.

February 24, 2012 Cmdr. Putnam H. Browne relieved Cmdr. Kevin P. Meyers as CO of the LPD 20.

June 8, USS Green Bay returned to Naval Base San Diego after successfully completing sea trials following a seven-month Phased Maintenance Availability (PMA) at the BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair facilily.

July 18, The Green Bay departed San Diego to participate in a Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX), as part of the USS Peleliu (LHA 5) ARG; Underway for a Friends and Family Day Cruise on Aug. 6.

August 15, LPD 20 moored at Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, Calif., for ammo onload. The Peleliu ARG departed today for Certification Exercise (CERTEX).

September 17, USS Green Bay departed homeport for a scheduled deployment; Inport Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, from Sept. 24-25.

October 10, The Green Bay arrived off the coast of Dili, Timor-Leste, to participate in a joint training exercise Crocodilo 2012.

October 18, The amphibious transport dock ship anchored off the coast of Tanjung Benoa, Indonesia, for a three-day visit to Bali.

November 8, USS Green Bay recently anchored off Kuwait naval base for a two-week bilateral exercise Eager Mace 13.

December 5, The Green Bay recently arrived off the coast of Djibouti to offload Marines and equipment for an 18-day training exercises with the French military.

December 13, USS Green Bay departed Jebel Ali, U.A.E., after a liberty visit to Dubai.

January 26, 2013 LPD 20 departed Manama, Bahrain, after a routine port call.

February 8, USS Green Bay recently participated in a biennial multinational exercise Leading Edge 13 in the United Arab Emirates.

February 17, The Green Bay pulled into Mina Zayed Port in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., for a scheduled port visit to represent the U.S. Navy at the International Defense Exhibition and Naval Defense Exhibition (IDEX/NAVDEX) 2013.

April 15, The amphibious transport dock ship anchored in Victoria Harbour for a four-day port visit to Hong Kong; Inport Pearl Harbor from May 3-6.

May 14, USS Green Bay returned to San Diego after an eight-month deployment in the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet AoR.

June 10, Capt. Gregory C. Huffman relieved Cmdr. Putnam H. Browne as the 5th CO of Green Bay during a change-of-command ceremony aboard the ship at sea. LPD 20 moored today at Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach for ammo offload.

July 10, The Green Bay commenced an 11-month Drydocking Selected Restricted Availability (DSRA). Entered the dry-dock at NASCCO shipyard on Oct. 28; Undocked and moved to BAE Systems shipyard on March 10, 2014; Underway for sea trials from June 11-13.

July 9, 2014 USS Green Bay moored at Bravo Pier, Naval Air Station North Island for ammo onload; Underway for a for a day-long Career Orientation Training for Midshipmen (CORTRAMID) Cruise on July 15; Underway for routine training on July 22.

August 1, Capt. Kristy D. McCallum relieved Capt. Gregory C. Huffman as CO of LPD 20 during a change-of-command ceremony aboard the ship at sea.

August 11, LPD 20 departed Naval Base San Diego for routine training in the SOCAL Op. Area.

August 18, The Green Bay recently moored at Deperming Pier on Naval Base Point Loma for a nine-day magnetic treatment (DEPERM); Underway for local operations in early September.

October 28, USS Green Bay is currently underway for a Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) preparations. Underway for routine training on Dec. 1; Underway for INSURV assessment on Dec. 16.

January 21, 2015 The amphibious transport dock ship returned to Naval Base San Diego after a week-long underway for routine training.

January 26, USS Green Bay departed San Diego for a homeport change to Sasebo, Japan; Anchored off Camp Pendleton for onload on Jan. 26.

January 27, The Green Bay moored at Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, Calif., for a brief port call to onload ammunition.

February 4, LPD 20 recently arrived off the coast of Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay at Oahu, Hawaii, for deck landing qualifications.

February 19, USS Green Bay arrived in its new homeport of Fleet Activities Sasebo at Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan, for the first time; Moved from Berth 3, India Basin to Berth 1, Juliet Basin Wharf on Feb. 2?; Anchored in Sasebo Harbor for onload from March 2-3.

March 4, USS Green Bay departed Sasebo for an annual Spring Patrol as part of the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) ARG.

March 5, The amphibious transport dock ship moored at Navy Pier, White Beach Naval Facility in Okinawa, Japan, for a two-day port call to onload elements from the 31st MEU before conducting Amphibious Integration Training (AIT) and Certification Exercise (CERTEX).

March 28, The Green Bay anchored off Pohang, ROK, to participate in annual combined exercise Ssang Yong; Moored again at Navy Pier, Okinawa, for offload from April 5-8.

April 14, USS Green Bay moored at Alava Pier in Subic Bay, Republic of the Philippines, in preparation for annual bilateral combined exercise Balikatan, that will be held near Zambales province, from April 20-29; Moored at Alava Pier again from April 29- May 2.?

May 7, USS Green Bay moored at Berth 7, India Basin in Sasebo after completing its first patrol as part of Forward Deployed Naval Forces (FDNF) in the U.S. 7th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AoR).

June 2, The Green Bay departed homeport for a Summer Patrol as part of the BHR Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 7; Anchored in Sasebo Harbor for onload from June 2-3.

June 6, LPD 20 moored at Navy Pier on White Beach Naval Facility, Okinawa, for a three-day port call to onload Marines and equipment.

June 19, USS Green Bay rescued three Indonesian mariners from a sinking raft, using the ship's rigid hull inflatable boat (RHIB), while transiting the Makassar Strait southbound.

June 25, USS Green Bay moored at Berth F, Victoria Quay in Port of Fremantle, Australia, for a five-day port visit to Perth.

July 7, The amphibious transport dock ship moored at Fort Hill Wharf in Darwin, Australia, for a brief port call to conduct offload in support of biennial exercise Talisman Sabre; Anchored off Darwin for backload on July 25; Moored at Fort Hill Wharf again from July 27-30.

August 7, The Green Bay pulled into Apra Harbor, Guam, for a scheduled port visit before participating in Certification Exercise (CERTEX).

August 9, Pfc. Joshua J. Stewart, assigned to Combat Logistics Battalion 31, 31st MEU, was lost after being swept out to sea, at approximately 5:00 p.m. local time, while swimming outside the Tumon Bay reef in Guam.

August 27, LPD 20 moored at Navy Pier, White Beach Naval Facility for offload.

September 2, USS Green Bay moored at Berth 1, Juliet Basin Wharf on Fleet Activities Sasebo following a three-month western Pacific patrol.

September 11, The Green Bay anchored in Sasebo Harbor for ammo offload; Returned home on Sept. 12.

June 4, 2016 USS Green Bay departed homeport for a four-day underway to conduct sea trials, following an extended eight-month Selected Restricted Availability (SRA); Anchored in Sasebo Harbor for ammo onload from June 8-10; Underway again on June 13.

June 17, The amphibious transport dock ship moored at Harbor Master Pier (HMP) East in Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, for a three-day port call; Moored at Navy Pier, White Beach Naval Facility from June 23-25; Moored at Berth 7, India Basin on June 30.

July 20, Capt. Nathan J. Moyer relieved Capt. Kristy D. McCallum as the 7th CO of Green Bay during a change-of-command ceremony aboard the ship at CFAS.

August 2, USS Green Bay departed Fleet Activities Sasebo for local operations; Anchored in Sasebo Harbor on Aug. 4; Underway for a Fall Patrol on Aug. 8.

August 18, The Green Bay moored at Navy Pier on White Beach Naval Facility, Okinawa, for a three-day port call to conduct onload.

September 18, USS Green Bay participated in a Missile Exercise (MISSILEX) off the coast of Guam, with the USS Bonhomme Richard, USS Germantown (LSD 42) and USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10), as part of a biennial field training exercise Valiant Shield 2016; Transited the San Bernardino Strait southbound on Sept. 27.

September 29, LPD 20 moored at China Merchants Wharf in Kennedy Town, Hong Kong Island, for a three-day liberty port visit.

October 5, The Green Bay moored at Alava Pier in Subic Bay, Republic of the Philippines, for a brief port call before participating in Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX) 2017; Moored at Alava Pier again for backload from Oct. 10-11.

October 15, USS Green Bay moored at Sepanggar Naval Base in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, for a scheduled port visit.

October 26, The Green Bay moored at Navy Pier, White Beach Naval Facility for a four-day port call in preparation for amphibious training exercise Blue Chromite 17; Moored at Navy Pier again for offload from Nov. 4-?.

November 10, USS Green Bay moored at Berth 7, India Basin in Fleet Activities Sasebo following a three-month patrol.