• JOMARD STRAIT (June 22, 2017) Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class Austin Hoffman mans an M2 .50-caliber machine gun aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) during a strait transit. Bonhomme Richard, flagship of the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG), is operating in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region to enhance…

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  • SINGAPORE STRAIT (June 21, 2017) The Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) departs from a scheduled port visit in Singapore. Ronald Reagan, the flagship of Carrier Strike Group 5, provides a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interests of its allies and partners in the…

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  • PACIFIC OCEAN (June 20, 2017) Quartermaster Seaman Dianna Howze uses a sextant to measure the angle between the sun and the horizon aboard the Wasp-class multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2). Essex is conducting flight deck certifications and sea trials off the coast of Southern California. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication…

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  • PHILIPPINE SEA (June 19, 2017) Gunner’s Mate 1st Class Anthony Collins, left, briefs Fire Controlmen 3rd Class Emmanuel Lopez, center, and Blake Harris before a .50 caliber machine gun live-fire exercise aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) as part of the interoperability drills with the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary…

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  • PACIFIC OCEAN (June 19, 2017) Seaman Andrew Roysdon uses a sound powered phone as the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) navigates the San Diego Bay. Essex is underway to conduct flight deck certifications and sea trials off the coast of Southern California. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Donavan K.…

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  • CEBU, Philippines (June 19, 2017) Engineman 1st Class Taylor Darr throws the heaving line during sea and anchor detail while as the littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) arrives in Cebu for Maritime Training Activity Sama Sama. Coronado is on a rotational deployment in U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility, patrolling the region's littorals and…

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  • BISMARCK SEA (June 19, 2017) Sgt. Maj. Jim Lanham, sergeant major of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), addresses Marines and Sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) following team-building physical training on the ship’s flight deck. Bonhomme Richard, flagship of the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike…

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  • PACIFIC OCEAN (June 18, 2017) Aircraft assigned to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2 fly above the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) as part of an air power demonstration during a tiger cruise. A tiger cruise allows friends and family members of Sailors to embark the ship to experience U.S. Navy life at sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass…

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  • YOKOSUKA, Japan (June 20, 2017) Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald pick up replacement uniform items at the donation distribution center located in the Hawk’s Nest Training Center gym at Fleet Activities Yokosuka. The Hawk’s Nest Training Center is being used as a donation distribution center where volunteers are…

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Admiral

Scott H. Swift

Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet