1. Future USS Zumwalt will have San Diego homeport

    The Navy announced today the future next-generation guided-missile destroyer is scheduled to be homeported at Naval Base San Diego, arriving there in late 2016.

    The future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) transits the Atlantic Ocean during acceptance trials in April. (U.S. Navy file photo)
  2. USS Stethem trains in South China Sea

    The guided-missile destroyer conducted search and rescue training while on a routine patrol in the South China Sea, May 16-17.

    In this file photo, a search and rescue swimmer aboard USS Stethem (DDG 63) retrieves a dummy during a man overboard drill. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Kevin V. Cunningham)
  3. Great Green Fleet to visit Philippines

    The John C. Stennis Strike Group is scheduled to begin a routine port visit to the Philippines May 20 in Subic Bay and May 21 in Manila.

    In this file photo, ships of the John C. Stennis Strike Group conduct training in preparation for their current deployment. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Susan C. Damman)
  4. USNS Mercy visits Pearl Harbor in preparation for Pacific Partnership

    The hospital ship arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, May 18 as the approximately 700 embarked personnel continue preparations for the 2016 mission.

    Crew members aboard USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) man the rails as the ship prepares to moor at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Trevor Kohlrus)
  5. USS Decatur, USS Momsen visit Busan

    The guided-missile destroyers arrived in Busan, Republic of Korea, for a mission planning conference, May 17.

    In this file photo, USS Momsen (DDG 92) and USS Decatur (DDG 73) steam through the Pacific earlier this month. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Devereaux Hewett)
  6. USS Blue Ridge completes 7th Fleet patrol

    The U.S 7th Fleet flagship returned to Fleet Activities Yokosuka May 16, concluding a three-month regional patrol.

    In this file photo, USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) departs Osaka, Japan, in February following a port visit. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Timothy Hale)
  7. USS Charlotte returns to Pearl Harbor

    The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine returned home to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam May 13 following a six-month Western Pacific deployment.

    USS Charlotte (SSN 766) approaches the pier at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, May 13. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Michael H. Lee)
  8. One Chief's journey: Sailors of the Year pinned in Washington

    Chief Hospital Corpsman Corey Smith, U.S. Pacific Fleet's Sailor of the Year, reflects on his journey from USS Essex (LHD 2) to Washington.

    U.S. Pacific Fleet Sailor of the Year, Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Corey Smith, has his Chief Petty Officer anchors pinned on during a ceremony May 12 where the U.S. Navy's Sailors of the Year were meritoriously advanced. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Martin L. Carey)
  9. PACFLT commander lauds USO’s support of Sailors, families

    Adm. Scott Swift expressed his appreciation for the support of the United Services Organization (USO) during a working luncheon at Pearl Harbor, May 11.

    Adm. Scott Swift speaks during a luncheon where the United Services Organization (USO) provided an update on future plans throughout the Pacific.  (U.S. Navy/MC2 Brian Wilbur)
  10. USNS Mercy departs for Pacific Partnership

    The hospital ship departed San Diego May 11 for a deployment in support of the Navy's annual Pacific Partnership mission.

    The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) departs Naval Base San Diego en route to the Western Pacific and this year's Pacific Partnership mission. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Christopher Veloicaza)