1. Bonhomme Richard, 31st MEU team up for amphibious integration training

    The recent training was designed to test the core mission capabilities of the ship's crew and embarked Marines.

    An AV-8B Harrier from Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 311 prepares to launch from the flight deck of USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), Aug. 7. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Cosmo Walrath)
  2. USS Barry commemorates 75th anniversary of Guadalcanal Campaign

    The guided-missile destroyer visited the port of Honiara, Guadalcanal of the Solomon Islands, Aug. 4-9.

    Sailors man the rails aboard USS Barry (DDG 52) during a commemoration ceremony in Iron Bottom Sound, Aug. 9. (U.S. Navy/MC2 William Collins III)
  3. USS America arrives in Malaysia for port visit

    The amphibious assault ship arrived in Sepanger, Malaysia, Aug. 14, for a port visit to Kota Kinabalu, the capital of Malaysia's Sabah state.

    USS America (LHA 6) arrives at the Royal Malaysian Navy's base in Kota Kinabalu, Aug. 14. (Royal Malaysian Navy photo)
  4. USS John C. Stennis completes sea trials early

    The aircraft carrier returned home to Bremerton, Wash., Aug. 13, after successful sea trials, completing the last phase of its planned incremental availability (PIA) five days early.

    USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) transits Puget Sound, Aug. 11, after getting underway for sea trials. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Dakota Rayburn)
  5. USS Jacksonville returns from final deployment

    The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine returned home to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Aug. 10, following a deployment to the 7th and 5th Fleet areas of operation, its last.

    USS Jacksonville (SSN 699) makes its homecoming arrival at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Aug. 10. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Katarzyna Kobiljak)
  6. USS John C. Stennis begins sea trials ahead of schedule

    The aircraft carrier got underway for sea trials, Aug. 11, as its planned incremental availability (PIA) nears its end.

    USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) transits Puget Sound after getting underway for sea trials, Aug. 11. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Dakota Rayburn)
  7. Ronald Reagan returns to Yokosuka following patrol

    The Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier returned to Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, Aug. 9, after completing a scheduled three-month patrol in the Indo-Asia-Pacific.

    USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) returns to Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Aug. 9.  (U.S. Navy/MC1 Peter Burghart)
  8. San Diego makes stop in Vietnam's Cam Ranh port

    The amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) arrived at the Cam Ranh International Port, Aug. 6.

    Operations Specialist 3rd Class Andrew Pilieri stands watch on the bridge wing as USS San Diego (LPD 22) arrives in Vietnam, Aug. 6. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Justin A. Schoenberger)
  9. Seattle Seafair Fleet Week 2017 draws to a close

    USS Anchorage (LPD 23) and USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) departed the Port of Seattle, Aug. 7, bringing the 68th annual Seafair Fleet Week to a close.

    USS Anchorage (LPD 23) departs the Port of Seattle, Aug. 7. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Ty C. Connors)
  10. USS Anchorage hosts naturalization ceremony

    The amphibious transport dock ship hosted a naturalization ceremony as part of the 68th Annual Seafair Fleet Week in the Port of Seattle, Aug 4.

    Soldiers and civilians take the oath of allegiance during a naturalization ceremony on the flight deck of San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23), Aug. 4. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Matthew Dickinson)