1. New 7th Fleet commander arrives in Yokosuka, Japan

    Vice Adm. Phil Sawyer arrived in Yokosuka Aug. 25, after assuming command Aug. 23.

  2. USS Sterett set to return home from deployment

    The guided-missile destroyer is scheduled to conclude a five-month deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, returning to its San Diego homeport Aug. 28.

    In this file photo, USS Sterett (DDG 104) takes part in a passing exercise (PASSEX) with ships of the Royal Australian Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and Royal Canadian Navy in June. (Royal Australian Navy/LSIS Bradley Darvill)
  3. U.S. Navy identifies second deceased USS John S. McCain Sailor

    U.S Navy and Marine Corps divers recovered and identified remains of 26-year-old Electronics Technician 3rd Class Dustin Louis Doyon, of Connecticut.

  4. US Navy identifies one dead, nine missing USS John S. McCain Sailors

    Search and rescue efforts have been suspended as divers continue search and recovery inside flooded compartments of USS John S. McCain (DDG 56).

  5. Toughness, resilience is part of our heritage: Swift

    This week has been a very difficult one for Pacific Fleet and our Navy family. In the wake of two tragic collisions, our hearts may be broken but our will remains strong.

    Adm. Scott Swift speaks to crew members aboard USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) in Yokosuka, Japan, Aug. 24. (U.S. Navy photo)
  6. Swift to Fleet: Pause to focus on basics of operations

    Focus on the fundamentals, Adm. Scott Swift told senior fleet leaders and commanding officers Aug. 22 as commands across the Pacific Fleet conduct an operational pause this week.

    Adm. Scott Swift, accompanied by Pacific Fleet Master Chief Suz Whitman, speaks with commanding officers, executive officers and command master chiefs in Yokosuka, Japan, Aug. 24. (U.S. Navy photo)
  7. Navy intends to restore USS Fitzgerald at Huntington Ingalls Industries

    The Navy intends to award a contract initiating the restoration of the guided-missile destroyer before the end of the fiscal year.

    In this file photo, USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) moves to a dry dock at Fleet Activities, Yokosuka, Japan, July 11. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Peter Burghart)
  8. U.S. and Canadian ships to participate in Los Angeles Fleet Week

    The second annual Los Angeles Fleet Week takes place Aug. 29 - Sept. 4.

    In this file photo, USS Dewey (DDG 105) returns home to San Diego in July following a deployment to the Western Pacific. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Danny Kelley)
  9. Search area expanding for USS John S. McCain Sailors

    The search for missing USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) Sailors continues in the South China Sea and within the ship itself.

    A U.S. Navy diver enters the water while conducting diving operations at Changi Naval Base, Aug. 23. (U.S. Navy/MCPO Joshua Dumke)
  10. Navy family provides support for USS John S. McCain Sailors, families

    Sailors from USS America (LHA 6) and others are providing assistance to their John S. McCain shipmates.

    Sailors assigned to the USS America (LHA 6) supply department inventory coveralls in the ship’s hangar bay, Aug. 21. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Kristina Young)