1. 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)
  2. 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)
  3. USS Ashland completes exercise Blue Chromite

    The amphibious dock landing ship departed Okinawa, Nov. 4, after completing of a series of amphibious operations as part of Blue Chromite 18.

    Cpl. Bryien Young and fellow Marines from 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, disembark USS Ashland (LSD 48) at White Beach Naval Facility in Okinawa, Nov. 4. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Jonathan Clay)
  4. USS Coronado departs Singapore after 14-month rotational deployment to region

    The littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) departed Singapore, Nov. 4, to close out a Southeast Asia deployment.

    In this file photo, USS Coronado (LCS 4) sails in formation with Royal Thai Navy ships during exercise CARAT in June. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Deven Leigh Ellis)
  5. USS John C. Stennis gets underway for training

    The aircraft carrier departed Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton, Nov. 3, to conduct routine training in preparation for a future deployment.

    USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) departs Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton, Nov. 3. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Erika Kugler)
  6. USS O'Kane departs Pearl Harbor for Western Pacific

    The guided-missile destroyer departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Nov. 3, for a deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations.

    USS O'Kane (DDG 77) departs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Nov. 3. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Gabrielle Joyner)
  7. Organization to oversee readiness in the Western Pacific established

    U.S. Pacific Fleet (CPF) Commander Adm. Scott Swift established the CPF Detachment (Det) Naval Surface Group Western Pacific (NSGWP) Oct. 31.

  8. USS Theodore Roosevelt arrives in Guam for port visit

    On its first stop of an ongoing deployment, the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) is visiting Guam for the first time in its history.

    USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) approaches Guam, Oct. 31. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Robyn B. Melvin)
  9. USS Ashland departs Okinawa geared up for Blue Chromite exercise

    The amphibious dock landing ship departed Okinawa Oct. 31, with embarked 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Division to conduct Blue Chromite 2018.

    USS Ashland (LSD 48) pulls into the harbor of White Beach Naval Facility in Okinawa, Oct. 30. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Sarah Villegas)
  10. Exercise Dawn Blitz concludes, setting standard for new amphibious capabilities

    Expeditionary Strike Group 3 and the 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade completed the amphibious exercise Dawn Blitz, Oct. 30.

    USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) leads USS Essex (LHD 2), USS Rushmore (LSD 47) and USS Anchorage (LPD 23) in formation during a simulated strait transit as part of Dawn Blitz, Oct 26. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Donavan K. Patubo)