1. USS Ashland builds relationships with Brisbane visit

    The amphibious transport dock ship arrived in Brisbane, Australia, for a routine port call, June 28, before joining exercise Talisman Saber.

    USS Ashland (LSD 48) file photo. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Taylor A. Elberg)
  2. USS Green Bay visits Cairns ahead of Talisman Saber

    The amphibious transport dock ship arrived in Cairns, Australia, for a routine port visit, June 28.

    USS Green Bay (LPD 20) operates in the Philippine Sea earlier this month. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Sarah Villegas)
  3. Navy community in Yokosuka honors USS Fitzgerald

    The Fleet Activities Yokosuka community showed their respect to the family and crew of USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) during a memorial ceremony June 27.

    A memorial wreath is displayed during a ceremony honoring the the Sailors who died aboard USS Fitzgerald. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Raymond D. Diaz III)
  4. USNS Sacagawea arrives in New Caledonia for Koa Moana 2017

    Supporting embarked Marines, the Military Sealift Command ship arrived in New Caledonia, June 25 for the next phase of the Koa Moana exercise series.

    USNS Sacagawea (T-AKE 2) sits anchored off shore of Kiribati during the most recent Koa Moana, June 19. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Madailein Abbott)
  5. Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group returns from WESTPAC deployment

    Ships of the strike group returned home to San Diego, June 23, following a five-and-a-half-month deployment.

    USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) returns to its homeport of Naval Air Station North Island, June 23. (U.S. Navy/MC2 D'Andre L. Roden)
  6. Nimitz Carrier Strike Group arrives in 7th Fleet

    The strike group entered the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations, June 21, slated to enhance maritime partnerships and promote peace and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific.

    USS Nimitz (CVN 68) transits the Pacific Ocean, June 17, while en route to U.S. 7th Fleet. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Holly L. Herline)
  7. USS Ronald Reagan departs Singapore after port visit

    The Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier returned to operations at sea June 21 following a four-day port visit.

    USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) transits the Singapore Strait, June 21. (U.S. Navy/MCSA Randy Lee Adams II)
  8. USS Essex gets underway for sea trials, certifications

    The amphibious assault ship departed its homeport of San Diego, June 19 to recertify the ship after its maintenance availability.

    Seaman Andrew Roysdon uses a sound powered phone as USS Essex (LHD 2) transits the San Diego Bay, June 19. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Donavan K. Patubo)
  9. USS Lake Erie completes relief mission in Sri Lanka

    Sailors from the guided-missile cruiser completed their contributions to the humanitarian assistance mission in Sri Lanka, June 17.

    Fire Controlman 2nd Class Jason McEntire works with Sri Lankan Marines to repair levees during humanitarian assistance operations, June 12. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Joshua Fulton)
  10. USS Sterett visits Subic Bay during Western Pacific operations

    The guided-missile destroyer arrived in Subic Bay, Philippines, for a scheduled port visit, June 18.

    Sailors aboard USS Sterett (DDG 104) man the lines as the ship arrives in Subic Bay, June 18. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Byron C. Linder)