Coastal Riverine Squadron Two

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Welcome to the Official Coastal Riverine Squadron Two page. This page is intended to provide updated information and discussion on topics about CRS2. Purpose of this page: -Connect Riverines past and present with each other and professional & personal organizations. -Update families on official command information and events. -Communicate Family Readiness Group (FRG) sponsored events and support family interaction. -Support incoming Sailors. -Be a repository of unit and personal pride. While this is an open forum, it's also a family friendly one, so please keep your comments and wall posts clean. In addition to keeping it family friendly, we ask that you follow our posting guidelines here. Comments and posts that do not follow these guidelines will be removed: - We do not allow graphic, obscene, explicit or racial comments or submissions nor do we allow comments that are abusive, hateful or intended to defame anyone or any organization. - We do not allow solicitations or advertisements. This includes promotion or endorsement of any financial, commercial or non-governmental agency. Similarly, we do not allow attempts to defame or defraud any financial, commercial or non-governmental agency. - We do not allow comments that suggest or encourage illegal activity. -Apparent spam will be removed and may cause the author(s) to be blocked from the page without notice. - You participate at your own risk, taking personal responsibility for your comments, your username and any information provided. - For Official Use Only (FOUO), classified, pre-decisional, proprietary or business-sensitive information should never be discussed here. Don’t post personnel lists, rosters, organization charts or directories. This is a violation of privacy. The appearance of external links on this site does not constitute official endorsement on behalf of the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy, the U.S. Navy or Department of Defense. You are encouraged to quote, republish or share any content on this page on your own blog, Web site or other communication/publication. If you do so, please credit the command or the person who authored the content as a courtesy (photo or article byline can be U.S. Navy or MC2 Joe Smith, for example). Thank you for your interest in and support of the men and women of the U.S. Navy. For more information visit the DoD Social Media user agreement at: http://www.ourmilitary.mil/user_agreement.shtml

Mission: Coastal Riverine Squadron Two conducts maritime security, littoral patrol and local control of maritime lines of communication by defending high value assets, critical maritime infrastructure and enabling combat arms fire support and tactical ISR for Combatant Commanders. CRS 2 provides security and Anti-Terrorism Force Protection to mission critical assets with both ground and afloat forces. CRS 2 forces also provide Embarked Security Teams for US vessels, and Aircraft Security Teams for missions throughout world.

Congratulations to Mrs. King for being selected as the Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year for Amphibious...
02/13/2020
Sarah King

Congratulations to Mrs. King for being selected as the Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year for Amphibious Base Little Creek!

Navy - Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek

Congratulations to our Ombudsman,  Mrs. Calderon for being selected as the Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the...
02/13/2020
Ashley Calderon

Congratulations to our Ombudsman, Mrs. Calderon for being selected as the Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year!

Navy - Joint Expedintionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story

MWR coordinated with  Adopt-a-Spot, allowing CORIVRON TWO sailors to support our local community through trash clean up....
02/08/2020

MWR coordinated with Adopt-a-Spot, allowing CORIVRON TWO sailors to support our local community through trash clean up. Thank you to friends and family who joined our Sailors to support this event!

Congratulations BM2 Collins on your EOT award!
01/31/2020

Congratulations BM2 Collins on your EOT award!

01/31/2020

Please congratulate the following Sailors on their selection as CRS2 Sailors of the Quarter.

SSOQ- GM1 Bradley

SOQ- MA2 Bruscino

JSOQ- MA3 Ford

BJOQ- BMSN Taylor

Congratulations OS2 Owen on your reenlistment!
01/28/2020

Congratulations OS2 Owen on your reenlistment!

CORIVRON 2 Trains with Belize SBU Unit
01/19/2020
CORIVRON 2 Trains with Belize SBU Unit

CORIVRON 2 Trains with Belize SBU Unit

Coastal Riverine Squadron 2 trains with the Belize Small Boat Unit during Southern Partnership Station 2014. Also available in high definition.

MK VI Alpha Company Assumption of Command
01/19/2020
MK VI Alpha Company Assumption of Command

MK VI Alpha Company Assumption of Command

LCDR Christian Seymour, the first ever Commanding Officer of Coastal Riverine Squadron TWO (CORIVRON TWO) MK VI Alpha Company, is piped aboard as the Commanding Officer of CORIVRON TWO MK VI Alpha Company.

Great job EN2 Gard on your Small Craft Insignia qualification!
01/19/2020

Great job EN2 Gard on your Small Craft Insignia qualification!

Congratulations GM2 Soriano on your advancement!
01/19/2020

Congratulations GM2 Soriano on your advancement!

Congratulations PS1 Adjarho on your decision to reenlist in the Navy!
01/19/2020

Congratulations PS1 Adjarho on your decision to reenlist in the Navy!

Congratuations to all of today's award recipients.  Thank you for your hard work and dedication to the CRS mission!
12/27/2019

Congratuations to all of today's award recipients. Thank you for your hard work and dedication to the CRS mission!

Great job to the MWR fitness team, Chief Ashlock and the CFL team for providing a motivated morning of Command PT!
12/11/2019

Great job to the MWR fitness team, Chief Ashlock and the CFL team for providing a motivated morning of Command PT!

Congrats to PO2 Knipfer and PO2 Hill on your end of tour awards!
12/09/2019

Congrats to PO2 Knipfer and PO2 Hill on your end of tour awards!

Holiday Party 2019!
12/06/2019

Holiday Party 2019!

CORIVRON TWO Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) Committee hosted a command potluck for all Sailors and their families...
11/25/2019

CORIVRON TWO Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) Committee hosted a command potluck for all Sailors and their families; The Command Multicultural Committee created displays observing American Indian Heritage Month.

CORIVRON TWO Medical department hosted a Health and Wellness Fair today, presenting our sailors with information on topi...
11/20/2019

CORIVRON TWO Medical department hosted a Health and Wellness Fair today, presenting our sailors with information on topics including vaccines, sexual health, tobacco and alcohol awareness as well as Tricare representatives and financial specialists.

Thank you to the MWR fitness team for providing us with a motivated morning workout!
11/19/2019

Thank you to the MWR fitness team for providing us with a motivated morning workout!

11/06/2019

Please join us in congratulating the following CRS2 Sailors:

CRS2 SSOY: MA1 Welch

CRS2 SOY: EN2 Stuart

CRS2 JSOY: GM3 Billingsley

CRS2 BJOY: GMSN Santiago

These were super close boards with the extreme dedication and hard work of each of the Sailors that were nominated. Well done!

On 10 October 2019, we said farewell to CAPT(SEL) Joe Droll and welcomed CDR Cherie Taylor as the Coastal Riverine Squad...
10/30/2019

On 10 October 2019, we said farewell to CAPT(SEL) Joe Droll and welcomed CDR Cherie Taylor as the Coastal Riverine Squadron TWO Commanding Officer.

Navy Expeditionary Combat Command; Coastal Riverine Group TWO;

10/29/2019

Congratulations to the following Sailors on their selections: QMSA Noel (BJOQ), GM3 Stuhann (JSOQ), MA2 Slaughter (SOQ) and IT1 Trimble (SSOQ)! Bravo Zulu to all Sailors that were nominated. Keep up the good work and continue to press on!

Chief of Naval Personnel - N1
10/13/2019
Chief of Naval Personnel - N1

Chief of Naval Personnel - N1

A story of courage and perseverance — and how we as a Navy continue to be a diverse force of all backgrounds.

Good luck to all Sailors taking the E5 advancement exam today!
09/12/2019

Good luck to all Sailors taking the E5 advancement exam today!

09/03/2019
Amphibious Force SEVENTH Fleet

Amphibious Force SEVENTH Fleet

So, you know that Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two-Five (HSC-25) was part of HYDRACRAB 2019, but you're not sure what else happened during the exercise? Dont worry! Catch up by watching this video and see what U.S. and Allied EOD forces got done in Guam!

EOD Mobile Unit FIVE Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group 1 Royal New Zealand Navy Royal Canadian Navy Australia Joint Region Marianas Naval Base Guam Coastal Riverine Group ONE Detachment Guam Coastal Riverine Squadron Two Coastal Riverine Group 1 #HYDRACRAB U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) U.S. Navy III MEF Marines U.S. Marine Corps

Congratulations to all Sailors who obtained their EXW pins!
08/30/2019

Congratulations to all Sailors who obtained their EXW pins!

CTF 75
08/29/2019

CTF 75

Congrats to the following Coastal Riverine Squadron Two Sailors, assigned to Coastal Riverine Group ONE Detachment Guam, who received the following awards:

Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal:
Lt. Thomas Duncan

Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal:
BMC Corey Ashlock
HM2 Marcus Tschauner
ET2 James Mooney
EN2 Elvis Kusi
IT2 Matthew Young
ET3 Brandall Keller

CTF 75
08/28/2019

CTF 75

U.S. and Allied Forces conducting VBSS drills and beach assault simulations during HYDRACRAB 2019!

EOD Mobile Unit FIVE Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group 1 Royal Canadian Navy Coastal Riverine Group ONE Detachment Guam Coastal Riverine Squadron Two Coastal Riverine Group 1 U.S. Navy U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) III MEF Marines Australia Naval Base Guam Joint Region Marianas

Congratulations to all Sailors that earned EXW qualification.  This year 134 Sailors achieved their EXW qualification.  ...
08/27/2019

Congratulations to all Sailors that earned EXW qualification. This year 134 Sailors achieved their EXW qualification.

Coastal Riverine Group TWO

Congratulations to all awardees!  Our Sailors continue to work hard and be recognized for their accomplishments.Coastal ...
08/27/2019

Congratulations to all awardees! Our Sailors continue to work hard and be recognized for their accomplishments.

Coastal Riverine Group TWO,

Congratulations GM2 Affeld for receiving your EXW qualification
08/25/2019

Congratulations GM2 Affeld for receiving your EXW qualification

Congratulations to all Echo Company Sailors who achieved their EXW qualifications!
08/24/2019

Congratulations to all Echo Company Sailors who achieved their EXW qualifications!

08/23/2019
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday

Hooyah MK VI. CNO video highlights pictures CORIVRON TWO Bravo Company operations this deployment.

I am humbled and honored to be your Chief of Naval Operations. Together, we are part of the greatest Navy in the world and I am proud to serve with each and every one of you. I look forward to meeting and hearing from you in the coming months. I’ll see you out in the fleet.

https://navylive.dodlive.mil/2019/08/23/cno-gildays-message-to-the-fleet/

Chief Selects from CORIVGRU TWO, CORIVRON TWO, CORIVRON FOUR, and CORIVRON TEN participate in the CPO pride day onboard ...
08/21/2019
CPO Selects aboard the Battleship Wisconsin

Chief Selects from CORIVGRU TWO, CORIVRON TWO, CORIVRON FOUR, and CORIVRON TEN participate in the CPO pride day onboard the USS WISCONSIN (BB-64).

Coastal Riverine Group TWO, Coastal Riverine Squadron 4,

Submitted Photo by Clay Farrington. Chief Petty Officer Selects from area commands in the Hampton Roads Area pose for group pictures aboard the decommissioned Iowa-Class Battleship USS Wisconsin (BB-64) as part of the 19th Annual CPO Heritage Days training event. The three day event is hosted by the...

Sailors with Security Boat Company celebrate Christmas is August
08/20/2019

Sailors with Security Boat Company celebrate Christmas is August

Joint Region Marianas
08/20/2019

Joint Region Marianas

"The island of Guam is no stranger to war, and exercising on former and, potentially, future battlefields better prepares our forces for the challenges of tomorrow.” - Capt. Oscar Rojas, commanding officer, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group 1
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U.S., Allied Forces Kick Off EOD Exercise Hydracrab

By Petty Officer 2nd Class Kelsey Adams
Commander, Task Force 75

SANTA RITA, Guam (NNS) –Expeditionary forces from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States conducted the opening ceremony for explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) training exercise Hydracrab Aug. 19.

Hydracrab is quadrilateral exercise, conducted by more than 100 Sailors, from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and U.S. naval forces. The purpose of this exercise is to prepare the participating EOD forces to operate as an integrated, capable, and potent allied force, ready to respond to a changing and complex maritime environment in the Indo-Pacific region.

“The operational environment is changing, and the threats continue to increase and become more complex,” said Capt. Oscar Rojas, EOD Group 1 commanding officer. “It is fitting that Hydracrab is to be conducted on Guam. The island of Guam is no stranger to war, and exercising on former and, potentially, future battlefields better prepares our forces for the challenges of tomorrow.”

According to Rojas, Hydracrab will provide the opportunity for all partner nation military forces involved to train and enhance their skills; therefore, ensuring the citizens of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and America will pass their current freedoms they enjoy today onto the next generation.

‘We are very excited to host our foreign partners and friends for the inaugural exercise Hydracrab 2019,” said Cmdr. Andrew Cook, EOD Mobile Unit 5 commanding officer. “This exercise serves as a unique opportunity to share tactics, techniques, and procedures with integrated maritime and air assets that will help increase our collective warfighting effectiveness.”

During the exercise, forces will combine to practice a wide range of expeditionary competencies to include visit, board, search, and seizure (VBSS), land and sea insertion techniques, joint demolition operations, small arms proficiency, counter improvised explosive device (CIED) operations, and anti-terrorism force protection (ATFP) diving operations.

Representing U.S. forces are personnel from EODMU-5, Coastal Riverine Squadron 2, assigned to Coastal Riverine Group 1 Det. Guam, III Marine Expeditionary Forces, 36th Civil Engineering Squadron, and Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25.

U.S. 7th Fleet provides security, alongside allies and partners, throughout a free and open Indo-Pacific. As the U.S. Navy's largest forward-deployed fleet, 7th Fleet operates roughly 50-70 ships and submarines and 140 aircraft with approximately 20,000 Sailors.

#Hydracrab2019 #PartnershipsMatter #Allies #NavytheNationNeeds #AlwaysReady #ForgedBytheSea #Free #Open #IndoPacific

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group 1 EOD Mobile Unit FIVE Coastal Riverine Squadron Two Coastal Riverine Group ONE Detachment Guam III MEF Marines Andersen Air Force Base, Guam Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two-Five (HSC-25) Royal Australian Navy Royal Canadian Navy Royal New Zealand Navy U.S. 7th Fleet U.S. Pacific Fleet U.S. Indo-Pacific Command US Naval Base Guam Marine Corps Activity - Guam U.S. Coast Guard Sector Guam Guam National Guard U.S. Navy U.S. Naval Hospital Guam Commander, Submarine Squadron Fifteen 30th Naval Construction Regiment CTF 75 Amphibious Force SEVENTH Fleet

Deputy Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT), goes underway with MK VI Alpha Company.  U.S. Naval Force...
08/15/2019

Deputy Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT), goes underway with MK VI Alpha Company.

U.S. Naval Forces Central Command / U.S. 5th Fleet, Coastal Riverine Group TWO

Joint Region Marianas
08/15/2019

Joint Region Marianas

U.S., Allied Forces Launch EOD Exercise Hydracrab

From Commander, Task Force 75

SANTA RITA, Guam (NNS) – In a first-of-its-kind event, expeditionary forces from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States, arrived in Guam to conduct explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) training in exercise Hydracrab Aug. 14.

Hydracrab brings together more than 100 Sailors from four Indo-Pacific nations to sharpen skills and strengthen practical cooperation for EOD-related skillsets. The exercise takes place in Guam and around the Marianas Island Range Complex.

“We are very excited to host our foreign partners and friends for the inaugural exercise Hydracrab 2019,” said Cmdr. Andrew Cook, EOD Mobile Unit 5 commanding officer. “This exercise serves as a unique opportunity to share tactics, techniques, and procedures with integrated maritime and air assets that will help increase our collective warfighting effectiveness.”

During the exercise, forces will combine to practice a wide range of expeditionary competencies to include visit, board, search, and seizure (VBSS); land and sea insertion techniques; joint demolition operations; small arms proficiency, counter improvised explosive device (CIED) operations; and anti-terrorism force protection (ATFP) diving operations.

“Cooperation, between our nations’ premier explosive ordnance disposal forces, is paramount to ensuring our readiness to face future conflicts by strengthening partnerships,” said Cook.

Representing Australia are Royal Australian Navy personnel from Clearance Diving Team One and Four. Representing Canada are Royal Canadian Navy personnel from Fleet Diving Unit Pacific. Representing the Republic of New Zealand are Navy personnel from HMNZS Matataua Maritime EOD.

Representing U.S. forces are personnel from EODMU-5; Coastal Riverine Squadron 2, assigned to Coastal Riverine Group 1 Det. Guam; III Marine Expeditionary Forces; the 36th Civil Engineering Squadron, and Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25.

U.S. 7th Fleet Sailors provide security, alongside allies and partners, for a free and open Indo-Pacific. As the U.S. Navy's largest forward-deployed fleet, 7th Fleet operates roughly 50-70 ships and submarines, and 140 aircraft with approximately 20,000 Sailors.

#Hydracrab2019 #AlliedForces #PartnershipsMatter #MilitarytheNationNationNeeds #NavytheNationNeeds #AlwaysReady #ForgedBytheSea #Free and #Open #IndoPacific #INDOPACOM

CTF 75 EOD Mobile Unit FIVE Coastal Riverine Group ONE Detachment Guam Coastal Riverine Squadron Two III MEF Marines Andersen Air Force Base, Guam Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two-Five (HSC-25) U.S. 7th Fleet U.S. Pacific Fleet U.S. Indo-Pacific Command Royal Australian Navy Royal Canadian Navy Fleet Diving Unit (Pacific) Royal New Zealand Navy

U.S. Navy file photo:

SANTA RITA, Guam (April 16, 2019) - Sailors assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5, fast rope out of a MH-60S Seahawk helicopter, attached to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25, during the fast rope portion of the Naval Helicopter Rope Suspension Technique (HRST) course aboard U.S. Naval Base Guam in Santa Rita April 16. EODMU-5 is assigned to Commander, Navy Expeditionary Forces Pacific, the primary expeditionary task force responsible for the planning and execution of coastal riverine operations, explosive ordnance disposal, diving engineering and construction, and underwater construction in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. (U.S Navy photo by Construction Mechanic 2nd Class Monica Wahls)

Congratulations to all Sailors that were awarded today!
08/07/2019

Congratulations to all Sailors that were awarded today!

Congratulations to CORIVRON TWO’s newest Expeditionary Warfare Warriors!
08/05/2019

Congratulations to CORIVRON TWO’s newest Expeditionary Warfare Warriors!

Congratulations to all Jeb sailors recognized for their outstanding performance!
08/05/2019

Congratulations to all Jeb sailors recognized for their outstanding performance!

Bravo Zulu to all Fujairah award recipients! Great work recognized during Commodore Jackson’s visit
08/05/2019

Bravo Zulu to all Fujairah award recipients! Great work recognized during Commodore Jackson’s visit

Great job to our sailors for making Commodore Jackson’s visit memorable
08/05/2019

Great job to our sailors for making Commodore Jackson’s visit memorable

08/01/2019

Congratulations to our shipmates on their selection to become Chief Petty Officers:

QMC(sel) Adams
QMC(sel) Way
MAC(sel) Miller, Benzamar
GMC(sel) Tretola

WELL DONE!! R/CO

MK VI Bravo Company
07/29/2019

MK VI Bravo Company

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Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Bldg 15
Virginia Beach, VA
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