1. USS Hawaii visits Yokosuka during Western Pacific Deployment

    The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka Aug. 20 for a port visit.

    USS Hawaii (SSN 776) arrives in Yokosuka, Japan, Aug. 20. (U.S. Navy/Lt. Cmdr. Aaron Kakiel)
  2. USS Pinckney, USS Kidd to Return from Deployment

    The guided-missile destroyers are scheduled to return to San Diego Aug. 21 following completion of separate deployments to the Western Pacific and Indian Oceans.

    In this file photo, USS Kidd (DDG 100) and USS Pinckney (DDG 91) transit togethr in the Pacific. (U.S. Navy/MCSA Carla Ocampo)
  3. Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group Set to Deploy

    The strike group will depart San Diego Aug. 22 for a scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific and U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.

    In this file photo, USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and USS Sterett (DDG 104) operate together during a Composite Training Unit Exercise off the coast of Southern California in May. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Kevin Harbach)
  4. U.S. Navy Works with Indonesian Partners in Protecting, Preserving Sunken Gravesite

    U.S. Navy underwater archeologists, in conjunction with Indonesian Navy divers, have assessed in an interim report that the wrecked vessel surveyed in the Java Sea in June is "consistent with the identification" of the World War II wreck of the cruiser USS Houston (CA 30).

    U.S. Embassy Jakarta Deputy Chief of Mission Kristen Bauer, U.S. Naval Attaché Capt. R. Mark Stacpoole and Marine Lt. Col. Miguel Avila pass a wreath to Mobile Diving Salvage Unit (MDSU) 1 Sailors during a wreath laying ceremony off Indonesia for USS Houston (CA 30) in June. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Christian Senyk)
  5. US, ROK Navies Sign Anti-Submarine Warfare Charter

    Senior leaders signed the charter Aug. 16 in Busan, Republic of Korea, pledging to increase cooperation in future ASW training.

    Vice Adm. Robert L. Thomas, commander of U.S. 7th Fleet and Vice Adm. Jung Ho-Sup, commander of the Republic of Korea Fleet, sign a charter pledging cooperation in anti-submarine warfare at the Naval Operations Base in Busan. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Frank L. Andrews)
  6. Blue Ridge Now 2nd Oldest Behind Constitution

    The U.S. 7th Fleet flagship now holds the honor of being the oldest ship in the U.S. Navy’s active duty fleet, next to USS Constitution, after the decommissioning of USS Denver (LPD 9) Aug. 14.

    USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) file photo.
  7. Hawaii to Welcome USS Preble and USS John Paul Jones

    The two guided-missile destroyers, previously homeported in San Diego, are set to arrive at their new home of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam this week.

    U.S. Navy file photo.
  8. USS Denver to Decommission after 46 Years of Service

    The Austin-class amphibious transport dock ship will hold its decommissioning ceremony Aug. 14 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

    USS Denver (LPD 9) arrives at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Aug. 7. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Johans Chavarro)
  9. Seabees Take Charge of Palau Civic Action Team

    During a civic action team change-of-charge ceremony held Aug. 8 at Camp Katuu, Palau, Seabees from the 30th Naval Construction Regiment relieved airmen from Pacific Air Forces A4/7.

  10. Makin Island ARG, 11th MEU Arrive in 7th Fleet

    The more than 4,500 Sailors and Marines arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations Aug. 11, after departing San Diego July 25.

    USS Makin Island (LHD 8), right, and USS Comstock (LSD 45) conduct a replenishment at sea with USNS Henry J. Kaiser (T-AO 187) earlier this month as USS San Diego (LPD 22) transits behind. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Lawrence Davis)