1. U.S. Pacific Fleet Commander stresses innovation

    Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet’s “The Bridge” and DoD’s MD5 National Security Technology Accelerator partnered to host an Innovation Summit Afloat aboard USS San Diego (LPD 22) during San Francisco Fleet Week.

    Adm. Scott Swift speaks to Sailors and visitors from fields in technology and innovation during an Innovation Summit Afloat aboard USS San Diego (LPD 22).  (U.S. Navy/PO3 Troy Milburn)
  2. USS Coronado enters 7th Fleet, prepared to operate with allied and partner navies

    The littoral combat ship arrived in the 7th Fleet area of operations Oct. 3 while on its maiden deployment to Southeast Asia.

    USS Coronado (LCS 4) file photo. (U.S. Navy/CPO Keith DeVinney)
  3. USS Frank Cable arrives in Vietnam for 7th annual NEA

    The submarine tender arrived in Cam Ranh Bay Oct. 2 for a port visit as part of the annual Naval Engagement Activity with Vietnam.

    Sailors aboard USS Frank Cable (AS 40) man the rails while pulling into Cam Ranh Bay, Oct. 2. (U.S. Navy/PO3 Allen Michael McNair)
  4. Sri Lanka Navy assists USS Hopper with MEDEVAC

    The guided-missile destroyer was assisted by the Sri Lanka Navy in an emergency medical evacuation Sept. 30 to help a Sailor in need of medical attention.

  5. USS Fort Worth departs Pearl Harbor, continues journey home to San Diego

    The littoral combat ship departed Pearl Harbor Sept. 30, following a port call which included participating in a demonstration as part of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Defense Informal.

    Members of the Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Diego demonstrate visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) techniques aboard USS Fort Worth (LCS 3), Sept. 30  (USAF/TSgt Brigitte N. Brantley)
  6. 36th annual San Francisco Fleet Week kicks off Monday

    More than 2,000 Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen will take part in San Francisco Fleet Week, Oct. 3-10.

    In this file photo, USS Cape St. George (CG 71) transits under the Golden Gate Bridge during San Francisco Fleet Week 2015. (U.S. Navy/PO3 Dudley Reynolds)
  7. USNS Mercy returns to San Diego after Pacific Partnership

    The hospital ship returned to Naval Base San Diego Sept. 30 after a five-month deployment to Southeast Asia in support of Pacific Partnership 2016.

    Sailors aboard USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) man the rails as the hospital ship returns to San Diego, Sept. 30.  (U.S. Navy/PO2 Lindsey E. Skelton)
  8. US joins allies and partners in Singapore for Deep Sabre 2016

    U.S. personnel from across the U.S. Pacific Command joined nation partners and allies in Singapore for Exercise Deep Sabre, Sept 27-30.

    Distinguished attendees listen to the keynote address at the opening ceremony of exercise Deep Sabre 2016 at Changi Naval Base. (U.S. Navy/PO1 Micah Blechner)
  9. USS Coronado departs Hawaii, resumes rotational deployment to Singapore

    The littoral combat ship departed the Hawaii area Sept. 29, en route to 7th Fleet.

    In this file photo, USS Coronado (LCS 3) returns to Pearl Harbor during exercise Rim of the Pacific in August. (U.S. Navy/PO2 Johans Chavarro)
  10. Bonhomme Richard ESG ships arrive in Hong Kong for port visit

    USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) and USS Green Bay (LPD 20), both with embarked Marines of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, arrived in Hong Kong Sept. 29.

    Sailors aboard USS Green Bay (LPD 20) observe as USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) breaks away from a formation last week during exercise Valiant Shield. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Patrick Dionne)

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