1. USS Sterett arrives in Zhanjiang, China, for port visit

    The guided-missile destroyer arrived in Zhanjiang, June 12, for the U.S. Navy's first port visit of the year to mainland China.

    Sailors man the rails as USS Sterett (DDG 104) arrives in Zhanjiang, June 12. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Byron Linder)
  2. USS Lake Erie, U.S. service members render assistance in Sri Lanka after devastating floods

    The guided-missile cruiser arrived in Colombo, Sri Lanka, June 11 to support humanitarian assistance operations in the wake of severe flooding and landslides that devastated many regions of the country.

    USS Lake Erie (CG 70) approaches the pier in Colombo, Sri Lanka, June 11. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Joshua Fulton)
  3. U.S. Navy and Japanese allies suspend search for Shiloh Sailor

    After an exhaustive search, U.S. Navy and Japan Coast Guard assets suspended their search efforts at midnight on June 11 for a Sailor assigned to USS Shiloh (CG 67).

    In this file photo, USS Shiloh (CG 67) patrols waters south of Japan, May 22. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Nathan Burke)
  4. Search ongoing for USS Shiloh Sailor

    U.S. Navy and Japanese ships and aircraft are searching for a Sailor from USS Shiloh (CG 67) who went missing while the ship was conducting routine operations about 180 miles east of Okinawa, June 8.

    USS Shiloh (CG 67) file photo. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Kevin V. Cunningham)
  5. Ships arrive for Portland Rose Festival Fleet Week

    USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) and USS Jackson (LCS 6) arrived at the Tom McCall Waterfront Park, June 8, to participate in the 110th Portland Rose Festival Fleet Week.

    USS Jackson (LCS 6) passes by USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) while arriving in Portland. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Jacob G. Sisco)
  6. USS John C. Stennis commemorates Battle of Midway 75th anniversary

    Sailors stationed aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) participated in a ceremony commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Midway, June 6.

    Capt. Alan Schrader, commanding officer of Naval Base Kitsap, and two Sailors escort Kenneth Jensen, a retired Army aircrewman to lay a wreath in observance of the Battle of Midway commemoration, June 6. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Dakota Rayburn)
  7. WPNS nations begin diving exercise in Guam

    Nine Western Pacific Naval Symposium nations began a disaster response-focused diving exercise in Guam, June 5.

    In this file photo, a Royal Australian Navy Diver prepares for underwater salvage operations with U.S. Navy counterparts during an exercise in November. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Arthurgwain L. Marquez)
  8. Nimitz Carrier Strike Group departs from San Diego for deployment

    Ships and units from the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group departed San Diego for a regularly scheduled deployment, June 5.

    USS Pinckney (DDG 91) transits the harbor as it departs for deployment, June 5. (U.S. Navy/MCSN David Claypool)
  9. Biggest Little Air Show recreates Battle of Midway

    Model aircraft pilots from around the country gathered at the Pacific Aviation Museum for the Biggest Little Air Show June 3-4.

    Two model aircraft fly low past the runway trailing smoke during the Biggest Little Air Show, June 3. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Jimmi Bruner)
  10. USS Cheyenne visits Busan during 7th Fleet deployment

    The Los Angeles-class attack submarine arrived in Busan, Republic of Korea, June 6 for a routine visit during a regularly scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific.

    USS Cheyenne (SSN 773) is greeted as it arrives in Busan for a  port visit, June 6. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Jermaine M. Ralliford)