1. U.S. Pacific Fleet Master Chief visits Sailors in Kaneohe

    Fleet Master Chief Marco Ramirez visited various commands at Marine Corps Base Hawaii Oct. 17, updating Sailors on Fleet priorities and discussing issues of concern.

    U.S. Pacific Fleet Master Chief Marco Ramirez talks with Sailors during an all hands call at Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Oct. 17. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Amanda Dunford)
  2. Pacific Fleet to Continue Rebalance Focus as Harris Assumes Command from Haney

    With the USS Arizona and Battleship Missouri Memorials as a backdrop, Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr. relieved Adm. Cecil D. Haney as commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet during a change of command ceremony on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Oct. 16.

    With Adm. Samuel Locklear III, commander of U.S. Pacific Command, right, looking on, Adm. Cecil D. Haney passes through the side boys after being relieved by Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, right center, during a change of command ceremony on the Pearl Harbor waterfront, Oct. 16. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Johans Chavarro)
  3. Spruance Departs San Diego for Maiden Deployment

    The guided-missile destroyer departed Naval Base San Diego Oct. 16 on its maiden deployment to the Western Pacific region.

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111) departs Naval Base San Diego Oct. 16 on its maiden deployment to the Western Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Rosalie Garcia)
  4. Cowpens Rescues Injured Mariners off Korean Coast

    Sailors aboard the guided-missile cruiser responded to a distress call and rescued two injured civilian mariners off the southwest coast of the Republic of Korea, Oct. 8.

    In this file photo, USS Cowpens (CG 63) departs San Diego  in September for a Western Pacific deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Elliott Fabrizio)
  5. U.S., Canadian Warships Participate in Task Group Exercise off Southern California

    The Oct. 7-11 exercise will serve to train independent deployers in a number of warfighting skills and also contribute to the strong working relationship between the maritime and aviation forces of the U.S. and Canada.

    USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) heads to sea Oct. 7 for a task group exercise with Canadian navy ships off. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Gerald Dudley Reynolds)
  6. USS Higgins Returns to San Diego Following Deployment

    The guided-missile destroyer returned to her homeport of San Diego Oct. 7 following a deployment to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of operation.

    USS Higgins (DDG 76) returns to her homeport of San Diego Oct. 7 following the completion of a deployment to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of operation. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Rosalie Garcia)
  7. U.S., Republic of Korea Navies to Conduct Exercise

    The George Washington Carrier Strike Group will conduct a series of exercises with the Republic or Korea Navy Sept. 30 - Oct. 13 to strengthen maritime interoperability and tactics, techniques and procedures.

    USS George Washington (CVN 73) and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, operate in the Philippine Sea, Sept. 29. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Trevor Welsh)
  8. Navy League Bids Farewell to Admiral Haney

    The Honolulu Navy League honored the U.S. Pacific Fleet commander during a farewell event, Sept. 25, where he received a certificate of appreciation, and thanked members for their support of the Navy and its Sailors.

    David Livingston, president of the Navy League of the
        United States Honolulu Council, presents Adm. Cecil D. Haney,
        commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, a certificate of appreciation
        during a farewell event in Haney’s honor. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass
        Communication Specialist 1st Class Amanda
        Dunford/Released)
  9. USS Bonhomme Richard Offloads 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit

    The forward-deployed amphibious assault ship offloaded Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Sept. 25 after conducting joint-force operations in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility..

    A landing craft air cushion (LCAC) assigned to Naval Beach Unit 7 departs the well deck of USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) during the offload of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), Sept. 25. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Joshua Hammond)
  10. USS George Washington, Air Force Units Train Together in Pacific

    The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier and embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 completed a large-force exercise with the U.S. Air Force, Sept. 25.

    An F-22A Raptor advanced tactical fighter from the U.S. Air Force 27th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron conducts a supersonic flyby over USS George Washington (CVN 73), Sept. 23. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ricardo R. Guzman)