The aircraft carrier departed San Diego, June 18, and will join more than 50 surface ships and submarines in the biennial Rim of the Pacific exercise.
More than 40 members of the 7th Fleet staff had been embarked aboard USNS Millinocket (T-EPF 3), visiting ports in Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines.
The Essex Amphibious Ready Group and 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit completed their Composite Training Unit Exercise, June 15.
The 24th iteration of exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training kicked off in Pattaya, June 14.
The Pacific Partnership team arrived, June 10, for exchanges with counterparts and officials in Yokosuka and Tokyo.
Naval ships, aircraft and personnel from the three nations are participating in exercise Malabar 2018, June 7-16 in and off Guam.
Vice Adm. Richard Brown, commander of Naval Surface Forces, U.S. Pacific Fleet, writes about the current status of surface warfare.
Twenty-six nations and 25,000 personnel will participate in the biennial RIMPAC exercise in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California.