1. U.S. Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force to conduct Annual Exercise

    The 2017 edition of the maritime field training exercise will be conducted Nov. 16-26.

    In this file photo, the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group steams in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships during Annual Exercise in 2015. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Nathan Burke)
  2. USS Halsey visits Guam during 7th Fleet operations

    The guided-missile destroyer departed Guam, Nov. 13, following a scheduled port visit.

    USS Halsey (DDG 97) file photo. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Paul L. Archer)
  3. USS Olympia returns from Western Pacific deployment

    The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Nov. 9 following a deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations.

    USS Olympia (SSN 717) approaches the pier at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Nov. 9. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Shaun Griffin)
  4. Three-carrier strike force exercise to commence in Western Pacific

    The Ronald Reagan, Nimitz, and Theodore Roosevelt carrier strike groups will conduct an exercise together, Nov. 11-14.

    In this file photo, the USS Nimitz (CVN 68), USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) and USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) carrier strike groups steam in formation during exercise Valiant Shield 2007. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Stephen W. Rowe)
  5. Honea selected as next Pacific Fleet Master Chief

    Fleet Master Chief James Honea was selected as the 18th fleet master chief for the U.S. Pacific Fleet.

    In this file photo, Master Chief James Honea leads a formation of chief petty officers during a Navy birthday celebration in 2014. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Sean Hurt)
  6. USS Ashland completes Indo-Asia-Pacific deployment

    The amphibious dock landing ship returned to Sasebo, Japan, Nov. 8, after five months of operations around U.S. 7th Fleet.

    The amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) returns to Fleet Activities Sasebo, Nov. 8. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Jordan Crouch)
  7. Military women from Brunei, U.S. exchange ideas, build lasting friendships during CARAT

    Women from the U.S. Navy and Royal Brunei Armed Forces came together for a leadership conference and exchange as part of exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training, Nov 7.

    Chief Hospital Corpsman Kadia Griffin discusses her career in the U.S. Navy with counterparts from the Royal Brunei Armed Forces during a women’s leadership conference as a part of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training, Nov. 7. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Joshua Fulton)
  8. USS Chafee participates in multilateral MIO exercise

    The guided-missile destroyer will join ships from the Republic of Korea Navy and Royal Australian Navy for a maritime interdiction operations (MIO) exercise off the Republic of Korea coast, Nov. 6-7.

    USS Chafee (DDG 90) file photo. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Clemente A. Lynch)
  9. USS Mississippi visits Yokosuka during 7th Fleet patrol

    The Virginia-class attack submarine arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, Nov. 6 for a visit as part of its Indo-Asia-Pacific deployment.

    USS Mississippi (SSN 782) approaches the pier at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, Nov. 6. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Brian G. Reynolds)
  10. Brunei, U.S. deepen security partnerships through CARAT

    Armed forces from the U.S. and Brunei kicked off the 23rd annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) maritime exercise, Nov. 6.

    In this file photo, Sailors from USS McCampbell (DDG 85) return from the Royal Brunei Navy ship KDB Darussalam following training as part of CARAT in 2016. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Christian Senyk)