1. USS Bonhomme Richard arrives in Okinawa to embark Marines for patrol

    The amphibious assault ship arrived at White Beach, Okinawa, Jan. 31, to embark Marines from 3d Marine Division in preparation for exercise Cobra Gold 2018.

    USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) approaches the pier at White Beach Naval Facility, Jan. 31. (U.S. Navy/MC2 William Sykes)
  2. Admiral Scott Swift talks command and control

    Adm. Scott Swift, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, talks about fleet readiness and "Mastering the Art of Command and Control," his article in the February issue of Proceedings Magazine.

  3. America ARG set to return home from deployment

    Sailors and Marines of the Amphibious Ready Group are scheduled to return to their homeport of Naval Station San Diego, Feb. 2.

    In this file photo, USS San Diego (LPD 22), USS America (LHA 6) and USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) conduct a simulated strait transit during training in April. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Chad Swysgood)
  4. Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group arrives in Guam

    The Carl Vinson Strike Group arrived in Guam, Jan. 30-31, for the first scheduled port visit of a deployment to the Western Pacific.

    Rear Adm. John Fuller, commander of Carrier Strike Group 1, left, and Capt. Doug Verissimo, commanding officer of USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), address the media after pulling into Naval Base Guam. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Dylan M. Kinee)
  5. USS John C. Stennis returns to Bremerton

    The aircraft carrier returned home Jan. 29 after a two-week underway period conducting routine training.

    Seaman Carl Jeanlouis communicates with the bridge while standing watch as the ship returns to Naval Base Kitsap – Bremerton, Jan. 29. (U.S. Navy/ MC3 Charles D. Gaddis IV)
  6. Safety key in USS Ronald Reagan’s SRA progress

    The aircraft carrier entered its fourth week of a scheduled ship’s restricted availability (SRA) maintenance period, Jan. 29.

    Sailors assigned to the deck department aboard the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), reassemble a detachable link of an anchor chain after scheduled maintenance, Jan. 30. (U.S. Navy/ MC2 Janweb B. Lagazo)
  7. USS Michael Murphy conducts PASSEX with French Navy

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) and frigate FNS Vendemiaire (F724) conducted a passing exercise (PASSEX) in the Pacific, Jan. 29.

    USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) and FNS Vendemiaire (F734) sail in formation during a PASSEX, Jan. 29. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Jasen MorenoGarcia)
  8. USS John C. Stennis completes readiness assessment

    Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier completed their Command Assessment for Readiness and Training (CART) phase II, Jan. 25.

    In this file photo, Sailors assigned to USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) participate in a fire fighting and mass casualty drill on the ship's flight deck Jan. 23. (U.S. Navy/ MC3 William Ford)
  9. Submarine Missouri arrives at Pearl Harbor homeport

    The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Missouri (SSN 780) arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Jan. 26, completing a homeport change from Groton, Conn.

    Sailors aboard USS Missouri (SSN 780) render honors to the Battleship Missouri Memorial while arriving at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Jan. 26. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Michael H. Lee)
  10. USS Bonhomme Richard certified “ready for sea”

    The amphibious assault ship was certified deployment-ready following a Naval Surface Forces-led ready for sea assessment, Jan. 23.

    USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) departs Fleet Activities Sasebo, Jan. 23. (U.S. Navy/ MC2 Alana Langdon)