1. US, ROK Submarine Forces Hold Talks in Guam

    Commander, Submarine Group 7 and representatives from the Republic of Korea Navy conducted the 43rd Submarine Warfare Committee Meeting, March 30-31 at Naval Base Guam.

    Members of the U.S. and Republic of Korea submarine forces pose outside Submarine Squadron 15 at Polaris Point, Naval Base Guam, to celebrate the conclusion of the 43rd Submarine Warfare Committee Meeting. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Allen McNair)
  2. Two New Destroyers to be Homeported in San Diego

    The future USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) and USS John Finn (DDG 113) will be homeported at Naval Base San Diego, beginning in fall 2016 and early 2017.

    In this file photo, the guided-missile destroyer Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) John Finn (DDG 113) is launched in March 2015 in Pascagoula, Miss. (U.S. Navy photo)
  3. HM-14, ROK Navy Practice Mine Countermeasures

    Helicopter Mine Countermeasure Squadron (HM) 14 participated in airborne mine countermeasures training off Pohang, Republic of Korea, March 29 as part of exercise Foal Eagle.

    Sailors assigned to Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron (HM) prepare an MK-105 Magnetic Mine Sweeping System for airborne mine countermeasures training during exercise Foal Eagle. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Jermaine M. Ralliford)
  4. LCS Crew 101 Commanding Officer Relieved in Singapore

    The commanding officer of Crew 101 for the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) was relieved March 28 by Rear Adm. Charles Williams, commander of Task Force 73.

  5. Blue Ridge Arrives in Sri Lanka, Forging New Ties

    U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) and the embarked 7th Fleet staff arrived in Colombo, Sri Lanka, March 26 for a port visit.

    USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) is greeted by the Sri Lanka Navy Band as the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship arrives in Colombo for a port visit. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Embassy Sri Lanka)
  6. PACFLT Announces 2015 Sea, Shore Sailors of the Year

    Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Corey Smith and Navy Diver 1st Class Kristoffer Ilagan were announced as the 2015 Pacific Fleet Sea and Shore Sailors of the Year, March 25.

    U.S. Pacific Fleet Sea Sailor of the Year (SOY) finalists — including Sea SOY Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Corey Smith, back row left, and Shore SOY Navy Diver 1st Class Kristoffer Ilagan, back row second from right — and Pacific Fleet senior enlisted leaders pose for a group photo earlier this week. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Phillip Pavlovich)
  7. PACFLT Commander Talks Innovation at TANG Event

    Adm. Scott Swift delivered a keynote speech at the closing of the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Mission Planning Tactical Advancements for the Next Generation seminar, March 24.

    Adm. Scott Swift speaks with participants of the Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Mission Planning Tactical Advancements for the Next Generation (TANG) seminar. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Brian Wilbur)
  8. Great Green Fleet Participates in Foal Eagle

    John C. Stennis Strike Group, the centerpiece of the U.S. Navy’s Great Green Fleet, wrapped up a Maritime Counter Special Operations Force exercise March 24, as part of Foal Eagle on the Korean Peninsula and surrounding waters.

    Ships assigned to the John C. Stennis Strike Group and the Republic of Korea  Navy 1st Fleet Maritime Battle Group One steam together during Maritime Counter Special Operations Force (MCSOF) exercise, as part of Foal Eagle 2016. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Andre T. Richard)
  9. NMCB 4 Assumes Charge of Pacific NCF Operations

    Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4 has assumed charge of all Pacific Region Naval Construction Force (NCF) missions after relieving NMCB 3, March 19.

    U.S. Navy Construction Mechanic 3rd Class Brian Rosette, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 4, passes a concrete block to a Republic of Korea Seabee during pier repair training for exercise Foal Eagle in March. (U.S. Navy/MCC Lowell Whitman)
  10. USS America Returns to Sea

    The amphibious assault ship returned to sea March 21 after completing a 10-month post-shakedown availability maintenance period during which the crew and contractors made improvements to the ship's design.

    USS America (LHA 6) file photo. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Jonathan A. Colon/)