1. USS Bonhomme Richard arrives in Okinawa, embarks 31st MEU Marines

    The amphibious assault ship arrived at White Beach, Okinawa to embark Marines of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, June 5.

    Tugboats guide USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) as the ship arrives in Okinawa, June 5. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Cameron McCulloch)
  2. CARAT Thailand concludes bilateral training, operations at sea

    After eight days of bilateral training events the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and Royal Thai Navy concluded the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training exercise in Thailand, June 6.

    Littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) sails in formation with ships from the Royal Thai Navy as part of a division tactics exercise during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training  Thailand, June 3. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Deven Leigh Ellis)
  3. Pearl Harbor assists Coast Guard with at-sea rescue

    USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) altered course during a recent rescue and assistance exercise to provide real life assistance to a civilian vessel along with the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sea Lion.

    The amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) steams alongside the marine protector class patrol boat U.S. Coast Guard Cutter “Sea Lion” (WPB-87352) as the two ships dispatch assistance to a distressed vessel, June 1. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Tarra Samoluk)
  4. Navy honors historical “Station HYPO” code-breaking efforts 75 years later

    Adm. Scott Swift honored the code breakers in a ceremony focused on their historical significance during World War II and the Battle of Midway, June 2.

    Col. John F. Miniclier, left, and Sgt. 1st Class Edgar R. Fox, both retired Marines who served at the Battle of Midway, examine a message routing switchboard during their tour of the former Station HYPO, June 2. (U.S. Navy/Justice Vannatta)
  5. Green Bay sets sail to join Bonhomme Richard ARG

    The amphibious transport dock ship departed Sasebo, Japan, June 2, for a routine deployment with the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group.

    USS Green Bay (LPD 20) departs Fleet Activities Sasebo, June 2. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Jordan Crouch)
  6. Senator John McCain visits USS John S. McCain in Vietnam

    Senators John McCain III, Christopher Coons and John Barrasso visited the guided-missile destroyer, which was making a routine technical stop, in Vietnam June 2.

    Senator John S. McCain III reenlists USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) Sailor of the Year, Electronics Technician 2nd Class Michael Papapietro, during a visit to the ship, June 2. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Joshua Mortensen)
  7. America ARG, 15th MEU begin certification exercise

    The America Amphibious Ready Group and 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit departed San Diego May 31 to begin their final certification exercise (CERTEX) prior to deployment.

    In this file photo, Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) Airman Paul Clark guides an MV-22 Osprey off the flight deck of USS America (LHA 6), during training in May. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Chad Swysgood)
  8. Nimitz Carrier Strike Group ships depart Pacific Northwest for deployment

    USS Nimitz (CVN 68), USS Kidd (DDG 100) and USS Shoup (DDG 86) departed their homeports of Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton and Naval Station Everett, June 1.

    Sailors man the rails as USS Nimitz (CVN 68) begins transiting the Puget Sound, June 1. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Cole C. Pielop)
  9. VAW-115 bids farewell to 44 years of service in Japan

    The last E-2C Hawkeyes from Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 115 departed Naval Air Facility Atsugi, Japan, June 1.

    In this file photo, E-2C Hawkeyes assigned to VAW-115 fly in formation by Mt. Fuji in 2007. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Jarod Hodge)
  10. Bonhomme Richard departs Sasebo for regional patrol

    The amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) departed its forward-deployed base of Sasebo, Japan, June 1 for a scheduled patrol in the Indo-Asia-Pacific.

    USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) pulls away from the pier at Fleet Activities Sasebo, June 1. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Jordan Crouch)