• APRA HARBOR, Guam (Dec. 14, 2017) Sailors from USS Asheville (SSN 758) are greeted on the pier after the Los Angeles-class attack submarine arrived at Naval Base Guam to complete a homeport shift from Pearl Harbor. Asheville replaced USS Chicago (SSN 721) as Guam's fourth forward-deployed submarine. (U.S. Navy photo by Theresa Merto…

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  • BREMERTON, Wash. (Dec. 13, 2017) Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) check a firefighting hose for damage on the ship's flight deck. John C. Stennis is in port conducting routine training as it continues preparing for its next scheduled deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class William…

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  • TOKYO BAY (Dec. 13, 2017) The guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) is towed to the pier at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan. John S. McCain will undergo repairs at Ship Repair Facility – Japan Regional Maintenance Center in Yokosuka. (U. S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Leonard Adams Jr. /Released)

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  • SANTA RITA, Guam (Dec. 11, 2017) Diver 2nd Class Chris Carlson, assigned to the submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39), performs underwater cutting operations using a Broco torch on a mooring system with other divers assigned to Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2 in Apra Harbor, Guam. UCT 2 provides construction, inspection, maintenance, and…

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  • PUGET SOUND, Wash. (Dec. 12, 2017) The Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Nevada (SSBN 733) transits the Hood Canal as the boat returns to its homeport at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor following a strategic deterrent patrol. Nevada is one of eight ballistic missile submarines stationed at the base, providing the most survivable leg of the…

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  • SASEBO, Japan (Dec. 12, 2017) Capt. Larry McCullen, right, commanding officer of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), greets Maj. Gen. Greg Timberlake, commanding general, 3d Marine Division, aboard the ship during a visit. Bonhomme Richard, forward-deployed to Sasebo, Japan, is serving forward to provide a rapid-response…

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  • BREMERTON, Wash. (Dec. 11, 2017) Aviation Boatswain's Mates (Handling) 3rd Class Tarek Thompson, left, and Marcela Borrego place a training dummy in a training aircraft on the flight deck aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is in port conducting routine training as it continues preparing for its next scheduled deployment. (U.S.…

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  • PUGET SOUND (Dec. 11, 2017) The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Jacksonville (SSN 699) transits Puget Sound on its way to Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton to commence its inactivation process. Jacksonville departed their homeport of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, for the last time, Dec. 4, 2017 to make its way to Bremerton, Wash. (U.S. Navy photo by…

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  • EVERETT, Wash. (Dec. 10, 2017) The guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100) returns to its homeport, Naval Station Everett, after a six-month deployment with the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group. The strike group was on a regularly scheduled deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region and the Arabian Gulf. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication…

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Admiral

Scott H. Swift

Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet