1. USS Fort Worth Passes One-Year Mark on Maiden Deployment

    The littoral combat ship recently surpassed the one-year mark on her 16-month rotational deployment to Singapore in support of the Indo-Asia-Pacific rebalance.

    USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) operates in the Sulu Sea during exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Malaysia in August.(U.S. Navy/MC2 Joe Bishop)
  2. USS Theodore Roosevelt Returns from World Deployment

    The aircraft carrier USS Roosevelt (CVN 71) arrived at her new San Diego homeport Nov. 23 following an eight-and-a-half deployment to the U.S. 5th, 6th and 7th Fleet areas of operation.

    Sailors and Marines man the rails as USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) arrives in San Diego on Monday. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Chad M. Trudeau)
  3. USS Stethem Joins with PLA(N) to Conduct Exercise

    The guided-missile destroyer and People's Liberation Army-Navy PLA(N) guided-missile frigate Xuzhou (FFG 530) practice the Code for Unplanned Encounters at Sea (CUES) and conducted a search and rescue (SAR) exercise, Nov. 20.

    Seaman Carleen O. Binaoro stands watch while the Chinese guided-missile frigate Xuzhou (FFG 530) steams alongside USS Stethem (DDG 63) on Friday. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Kevin V. Cunningham)
  4. Readout of Pacific Fleet Commander's Meeting with PLA Navy Commander in Beijing

    Adm. Scott Swift, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, met with the commander of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy, Adm. Wu Shengli, Nov. 19.

  5. Theodore Roosevelt to Complete World Deployment

    The aircraft carrier USS Roosevelt (CVN 71) is scheduled to arrive at her new San Diego homeport Nov. 23 following an eight month-plus deployment to the U.S. 5th, 6th and 7th Fleet areas of operation.

    Sailors, Marines and tiger cruise participants gather on the flight deck as the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) departs from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on Tuesday.(U.S. Navy/MC3 Kris R. Lindstrom)
  6. USS Stethem Arrives in Shanghai for Port Visit

    The guided-missile destroyer arrived in Shanghai, China, Nov. 16 for a port visit to promote maritime cooperation and reinforces a positive naval relationship with the People's Liberation Army Navy East Sea Fleet.

    USS Stethem (DDG 63) arrives at Fleet Activities Sasebo, Japan, Nov. 13 for a brief stop before transiting to Shanghai. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Joshua Hammond)
  7. USS Ohio Moors Alongside Emory S. Land in Malaysia

    The guided-missile submarine arrived alongside the submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS-39) in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, Nov. 14 for a port visit as part of its Indo-Asia-Pacific deployment.

    USS Ohio (SSGN 726) comes alongside USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) to moor.  (U.S. Navy/MCSN Zachary A. Kreitzer)
  8. USS Fitzgerald Patrols South China Sea

    The guided-missile destroyer conducted a routine patrol in the South China Sea, Nov. 10–15.

    Seaman James Harback uses binoculars to observe the People's Liberation Army (Navy) Jiangkai II-class frigate Yuncheng (FFG 571) from USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) as it conducts a routine transit through the South China Sea, Nov. 12. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Patrick Dionne)
  9. U.S. Navy, JMSDF Annual Exercise Underway in Western Pacific

    Sailors and units with the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group, along with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), began their bilateral field training exercise, Annual Exercise, Nov. 16.

    USS Chancellorsville (CG 62), right, and USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) approach USNS Wally Schirra (T-AKE 8) in the Philippine Sea Nov. 15 before a replenishment at sea. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Raymond D. Diaz III)
  10. U.S. Navy, Royal Cambodian Navy Kick Off CARAT Cambodia

    The U.S. Navy and Royal Cambodian Navy commenced the 6th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Cambodia exercise Nov. 16, with an opening ceremony held at the Royal Cambodian Ream Navy Base.

    Vice Adm. Ouk Seyha, left, and Rear Adm. Charles Williams, commander of Task Force 73, pass an honor guard Nov. 16 while arriving for events kicking off exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Cambodia 2015. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Micah P. Blechner)