1. USS Hopper departs Pearl Harbor for deployment

    The guided-missile destroyer departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for a deployment to the Western Pacific and Middle East, Sept. 28.

    USS Hopper (DDG 70) departs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Sept. 28. (U.S. Navy/MC1  Jeff Troutman)
  2. Pearl Harbor welcomes USS Chicago to new homeport

    The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Sept. 28, following a homeport change from Guam.

    USS Chicago (SSN 721) arrives at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Sept. 28. (U.S. Navy/MC1  Daniel Hinton)
  3. U.S. Naval Forces Korea awarded ROK Presidential Unit Citation

    ROK President Moon, Jae-in presented Rear Adm. Brad Cooper with the award during the annual ROK Armed Forces Day ceremony, Sept. 28.

    Rear Adm. Brad Cooper and Master Chief Chris Stone look on during the 69th annual ROK Armed Forces Day ceremony, Sept. 28. (U.S. Navy/MCSN  William Carlisle)
  4. P-8 aircraft arrive in Hawaii for rotational deployment

    The two P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft from Patrol Squadron (VP) 4 will operate from bases on Oahu in support of maritime security initiatives in the region.

    In this file photo, a P-8A Poseidon from Patrol Squadron (VP) 4 flies over USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) during training in the Pacific, Aug. 29. (U.S. Navy/MC2  Alex Perlman)
  5. Ships set for 37th annual San Francisco Fleet Week

    Sailors and Marines from three U.S. Navy ships will join U.S. Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Navy counterparts for San Francisco Fleet Week, Oct. 1-10.

    In this file photo, USS Milius (DDG 69) passes under the Golden Gate Bridge during a previous San Francisco Fleet Week. (U.S. Navy/MC2 James R. Evans)
  6. USS Chief visits South Korea's Jeju Island during patrol

    The mine countermeasures ship arrived in Jeju-do, Sept. 26, for a routine port visit hosted by the Republic of Korea Navy.

    USS Chief (MCM 14) approaches the pier as it arrives for a port visit at Jeju Island, Sept. 26. (Photo courtesy of ROK Navy)
  7. Key West joins Japanese, Australian subs in exercise

    USS Key West (SSN 722) participated in the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force's recent trilateral Submarine Competition (SUBCOMP) exercise in waters south of Japan.

    USS Key West (SSN 722) file photo. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Byron C. Linder)
  8. U.S. Navy completes Vietnam War book series

    The Navy recently published the final entry, End of the Saga: The Maritime Evacuation of South Vietnam and Cambodia, in its nine-book Vietnam War series.

  9. Statement from Pacific Fleet Commander Adm. Scott Swift

    Adm. Scott Swift, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, announced today that he has submitted a request to retire at a date to be determined.

  10. USS Bonhomme Richard returns to Sasebo after 4-month patrol

    While deployed, the amphibious assault ship participated in exercise Talisman Saber and completed training and certifications with the 31st MEU.

    USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) passes Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer JS Kirisame (DD 104) upon its return to Sasebo, Sept. 25. (U.S. Navy/MC1 David R. Krigbaum)