1. Swift emphasizes importance of ROK, US naval partnership during Korea visit

    During this third visit as U.S. Pacific Fleet commander, Adm. Scott Swift met with senior U.S. and ROK leaders and engaged with Sailors, April 3-5.

    Adm. Scott Swift speaks with Republic of Korea Vice Adm. Lee, Beom-Rim, vice chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, April 4 in Seoul. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Jermaine Ralliford)
  2. USS America successfully completes survivability test

    The amphibious assault ship successfully completed the Navy's Total Ship Survivability Trial (TSST) off the coast of California, March 30 to April 2.

    USS America (LHA 6) operates off the coast of Southern California, April 3. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Chad Swysgood)
  3. Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group arrives in Singapore

    USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) with embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2, and USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) and USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) arrived in Singapore for a port visit, April 4.

    USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108), and USS Lake Champlain (CG 57), foreground, sit along the pier at Changi Naval Base, April 4. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Z.A. Landers)
  4. USN, ROKN, JMSDF conduct anti-submarine warfare exercise

    Vessels and aircraft from the U.S., Republic of Korea and Japan will conduct a trilateral anti-submarine exercise April 4-6 to promote communications, interoperability, and partnership.

    USS McCampbell (DDG 85) file photo. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Patrick Dionne)
  5. Nimitz Strike Group conducts strait transit training exercise

    The aircraft carrier participated in a show of force transit training exercise with Carrier Strike Group 11 off the coast of Southern California, March 31.

    Ships assigned to the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group steam in formation, March 25, during COMPTUEX. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Craig Z. Rodarte)
  6. USS Fitzgerald arrives in Subic Bay for port visit

    The guided-missile destroyer arrived in Subic Bay for a port call that highlights the strong community and military connections between the Philippines and the U.S., April 1.

    USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) file photo. (U.S. Navy/MCSN David Flewellyn)
  7. USS Pasadena returns from Western Pacific deployment

    The Los Angeles-Class fast attack submarine returned to her homeport in San Diego, March 30.

    USS Pasadena (SSN 752) arrives at Naval Base Point Loma, March 30. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Derek Stroop)
  8. Navy divers achieve milestone, embark Korean ship for SALVEX

    U.S. Navy and Republic of Korea Navy diving and salvage experts wrapped up nearly two weeks of advanced training during Salvage Exercise (SALVEX) Korea 2017, March 30.

    U.S. Navy and Republic of Korean Navy divers work together aboard ROKS Tong Yeong (ATS 31), March 23. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Wesley J. Breedlove)
  9. Bonhomme Richard ESG concludes certification exercise

    The Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG), along with the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit completed a certification exercise, March 29.

    With USS Green Bay (LPD 20) on the horizon, Marines approach USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) during recent amphibious integration training leading up to CERTEX. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Jeanette Mullinax)
  10. Sterett-Dewey Surface Action Group to deploy to Western Pacific

    The guided-missile destroyers and embarked helicopter detachments will depart San Diego for a regularly-scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific, March 31.

    File photo of USS Sterett (DDG 104) and USS Dewey (DDG 105). (U.S. Navy/MC2 Declan Barnes)