1. USS Higgins departs San Diego for deployment

    The guided-missile destroyer departed Naval Base San Diego, Nov. 20, for a regularly scheduled deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet and 5th Fleet areas of operation.

    USS Higgins (DDG 76) transits San Diego Bay while departing for deployment, Nov. 20. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Trevor Welsh)
  2. USS Wayne E. Meyer conducts search and rescue

    The guided-missile destroyer crew rescued three mariners from a sinking vessel in the Pacific, Nov. 18.

    In this file photo, USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) operates in the Pacific earlier this month. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Jack Cannaday)
  3. Japanese tug loses propulsion, drifts into USS Benfold

    Benfold was participating in a scheduled towing exercise Nov. 18, when the tug boat lost propulsion. No one was injured.

    August 2017 file photo of USS Benfold (DDG 65). (U.S. Navy/MC1
Benjamin A. Lewis)
  4. USS Pinckney to participate in ASEAN International Fleet Review

    The guided-missile destroyer will join ships from around the region in Thailand, Nov. 18-20, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of ASEAN.

    In this file photo, USS Pinckney (DDG 91) operates with the Indonesian Navy's KRI Slamet Riyadi (F 352) during exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) in 2014. (U.S. Navy/PO3 Raul Sanchez)
  5. USS John C. Stennis returns to Bremerton after training

    The aircraft carrier completed a two-week at-sea period, Nov. 16, continuing the training cycle in preparation for its next scheduled deployment.

    A CH-47 Chinook helicopter from the Washington Air National Guard lands on USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) in the Strait of Juan De Fuca, Nov. 16. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Joseph L. Mille)
  6. Carl Vinson Strike Group wraps up sustainment exercise

    The three-week training event off the coast of Southern California, in further preparation for the team's next deployment, was completed Nov. 16.

    USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) transits alongside USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during training in the Pacific, Nov. 6. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Jasen Morenogarcia)
  7. U.S. Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force to conduct Annual Exercise

    The 2017 edition of the maritime field training exercise will be conducted Nov. 16-26.

    In this file photo, the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group steams in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships during Annual Exercise in 2015. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Nathan Burke)
  8. USS Halsey visits Guam during 7th Fleet operations

    The guided-missile destroyer departed Guam, Nov. 13, following a scheduled port visit.

    USS Halsey (DDG 97) file photo. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Paul L. Archer)
  9. USS Olympia returns from Western Pacific deployment

    The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Nov. 9 following a deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations.

    USS Olympia (SSN 717) approaches the pier at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Nov. 9. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Shaun Griffin)
  10. Three-carrier strike force exercise to commence in Western Pacific

    The Ronald Reagan, Nimitz, and Theodore Roosevelt carrier strike groups will conduct an exercise together, Nov. 11-14.

    In this file photo, the USS Nimitz (CVN 68), USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) and USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) carrier strike groups steam in formation during exercise Valiant Shield 2007. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Stephen W. Rowe)