1. PACFLT Senior Enlisted Meet, Discuss Mission Readiness

    Senior enlisted leaders met at U.S. Pacific Fleet headquarters for the annual Senior Enlisted Leadership Training Symposium, March 23-25.

    U.S. Pacific Fleet Master Chief Marco Ramirez speaks with senior enlisted leaders at PACFLT headquarters during the Senior Enlisted Leadership Training Symposium. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Brian M. Wilbur)
  2. USS Blue Ridge Rescues Fishermen in Philippine Sea

    Sailors aboard the 7th Fleet flagship rendered assistance to five Filipino nationals March 25 after their fishing vessel had suffered from mechanical difficulties.

    Sailors attached to USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) rescue five stranded Filipino nationals whose fishing vessel suffered from mechanical difficulties. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Cody R. Babin)
  3. DESRON 15, JMSDF Flex Combat Capability During Multi-Sail

    The annual exercise led by Destroyer Squadron 15 kicked off March 22 in Guam and for the first time includes Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force participation.

    USS Sampson (DDG 102), left, JS Atago (DDG 177), center, and USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) maneuver into position for a missile exercise March 24 during Multi-Sail. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Raymond D. Diaz III)
  4. Seoul-based Service Members Remember ROKS Cheonan

    Sailors and Marines from the U.S. and Republic of Korea participated in a remembrance service March 24 to honor the Korean Sailors lost during the sinking of ROKS Cheonan five years ago.

    Rear Adm. Lisa Franchetti, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Korea, burns incense in front of a memorial dedicated to the Korean sailors lost during the sinking of ROKS Cheonan (PCC-772) as part of a memorial service at the CNFK headquarters in Seoul. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Abraham Essenmacher)
  5. USS Kidd Welcomes Philippine Ambassador

    Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia Jr. visited the guided-missile destroyer at Naval Base San Diego, March 20.

    Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. speaks with Destroyer Squadron 21 Sailors aboard USS Kidd (DDG 100). (U.S. Navy/MC1 Rosalie Chang)
  6. USS Preble to Depart on Western Pacific Deployment

    The guided-missile destroyer is scheduled to depart Pearl Harbor March 24 on an independent deployment to the Western Pacific.

    USS Preble (DDG 88) file photo. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Raul Moreno Jr.)
  7. USS Blue Ridge Arrives in Hong Kong

    The U.S. 7th Fleet flagship dropped anchor in Victoria Harbor March 20 for a port visit.

    USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) prepares to anchor in Hong Kong, March 20. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Samuel Weldin)
  8. U.S. 7th Fleet Displays Regional Commitment at LIMA ‘15

    Sailors, aircraft and a ship from U.S. 7th Fleet are taking part in the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA) in Malaysia.

    USS Shiloh (CG 67) sits at anchor during the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA). (U.S. Navy/Lt. Frederick Martin
  9. ROK JCS Learns LCS Capabilities During USS Fort Worth Visit

    Chairman of the Republic of Korea (ROK) Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Choi, Yoon-hee visited the littoral combat ship March 16 during the ship's inaugural port visit to Busan.

    USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) arrives in Busan, March 14. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Abraham Essenmacher)
  10. U.S., Korean Navies Complete 31st Annual Salvage Exercise

    U.S. Navy and Republic of Korea Navy diving and salvage experts wrapped up two weeks of advanced training March 14.

    Sailors assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 1, Company 1-6, embarked aboard the Military Sealift Command rescue and salvage ship USNS Salvor (T-ARS 52) work to complete a heavy lift of a 30 ton wrecked Korean vessel as part of Salvage Exercise (SALVEX) 2015. (U.S. Navy/Navy Diver 2nd Class Blake Florhe)