1. US, ROK navies share in first Navy Alliance Awards

    The commanders of the Republic of Korea Fleet and U.S. Naval Forces Korea recognized U.S. and ROK Sailors during the first Navy Alliance Awards in Busan this week.

    Rear Adm. Brad Cooper presents a Flag Letter of Commendation to a Republic of Korea Navy sailor during the first Navy Alliance Awards ceremony. (U.S. Navy/PO3 Wesley J. Breedlove)
  2. Frank Cable returns to Guam after regional deployment

    Sailors and civilian mariners of the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) completed a five-month deployment Nov. 8, returning to their homeport at Naval Base Guam.

    Sailors man the rails as USS Frank Cable (AS 40) returns to Guam, Nov. 8. (U.S. Navy)
  3. PACFLT team implements rating modernization

    U.S. Pacific Fleet's new rating modernization Operational Planning Team is seeking input from Sailors as the team works to help shape the Navy's transition from enlisted ratings to Navy Occupational Specialty codes.

  4. USS Decatur and USS Spruance visit Pearl Harbor

    The two guided-missile destroyers arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Nov. 3, for the final port visit in their Pacific Surface Action Group deployment.

    USS Spruance (DDG 111) arrives at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Nov. 3. (U.S. Navy/PO2 Katarzyna Kobiljak )
  5. USS San Diego completes NASA Orion mission

    Amphibious transport dock USS San Diego (LPD 22) successfully completed recovery operations of the NASA Orion crew module Nov. 1.

    U.S. Navy divers operating from USS San Diego (LPD 22) prepare to tow a test version of NASA’s Orion Spacecraft. (U.S. Navy/PO1 Torrey W. Lee)
  6. USS Comstock, 11th MEU Marines support Keen Sword

    Sailors and Marines from the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group are training with the Japan Self-Defense Forces as part of exercise Keen Sword, Nov. 4-11.

    In this file photo, amphibious assault vehicles depart USS Comstock (LSD 45) during a previous exercise in U.S. 7th Fleet. (USMC/Sgt. Melissa Wenger)
  7. USS Greeneville completes Western Pacific deployment

    The Los Angeles-class submarine returned home to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Nov. 3 after completing a six month deployment to U.S. 7th Fleet.

    Lt. Cmdr. Joseph Edwards is greeted by his wife and child following the return of USS Greeneville (SSN 772). (U.S. Navy/PO2 Michael H. Lee)
  8. USS Sampson departs Hawaii for New Zealand Fleet Review

    USS Sampson (DDG 102) departed Hawaii Nov. 3 to participate in the Royal New Zealand Navy International Naval Review in Auckland, New Zealand.

    USS Sampson (DDG 102) file photo. (U.S. Navy/PO3 Johans Chavarro)
  9. Amphibious Squadron 11 winds down regional patrol

    Ships of Amphibious Squadron 11 are returning to Sasebo, Japan, following a three-month Indo-Asia-Pacific patrol as part of the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Readiness Group.

    Ships of the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group steam in formation during exercise Valiant Shield in September. (U.S. Navy/PO2 Kyle Carlstrom)
  10. Suicide survivor speaks to Sailors in Hawaii

    Chief Petty Officer Jeremy Kelsey shared his story of overcoming depression and attempted suicide during a recent Resilient Workforce summit at Pearl Harbor.

    In this file photo, Chief Petty Officer Jeremy Kelsey speaks during a previous readiness summit in Pearl Harbor. (U.S. Navy/PO3 Diana Quinlan)