1. Guam welcomes USS Asheville to new homeport

    The Los Angeles-class attack submarine arrived at Naval Base Guam, Dec. 14, completing a homeport shift from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

    USS Asheville (SSN 758) file photo. (U.S. Navy)
  2. USS John S. McCain returns to Fleet Activities Yokosuka

    The guided-missile destroyer arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Dec. 13, after offload from heavy lift transport vessel MV Treasure.

    USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) is towed to the pier at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Dec. 13. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Leonard Adams Jr. )
  3. USS Shoup returns home to Everett from deployment

    The guided-missile destroyer returned to Naval Station Everett from a six-month deployment with the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group, Dec. 10.

    USS Shoup (DDG 86) arrives at its homeport, Naval Station Everett, after a six-month deployment with the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group, Dec. 10. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Joseph Montemarano)
  4. USS Pinckney returns to San Diego after deployment

    Just in time for the holidays, the guided-missile destroyer returned to Naval Base San Diego, Dec. 10, following a six-month deployment.

    In this file photo, USS Pinckney (DDG 91) operates in the Pacific, Nov. 21. (U.S. Navy/MC1  Dominique M. Lasco)
  5. Rushmore Sailors sharpen skills during Steel Knight

    The dock landing ship USS Rushmore (LSD 47) and 1st Marine Division concluded the at-sea amphibious portion of exercise Steel Knight, Dec. 11.

    In this file photo, an amphibious assault vehicle leaves the well deck of USS Rushmore (LSD 47). (U.S. Navy/MC2 Amanda Gray)
  6. Nimitz Carrier Strike Group returns to Washington after deployment

    USS Nimitz (CVN 68), USS Shoup (DDG 86) and USS Kidd (DDG 100) returned home, Dec. 10, following a deployment to U.S. 7th Fleet and 5th Fleet.

    Sailors man the rails aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68) as the aircraft carrier returns to Naval Base Kitsap, Dec. 10. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Dakota Rayburn)
  7. USS Fitzgerald departs Yokosuka for Mississippi

    The guided missile destroyer departed anchorage in Yokosuka, Japan, Dec. 9, aboard heavy lift vessel MV Transshelf for repairs in Pascagoula, Miss.

    USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) sits aboard heavy lift transport vessel MV Transshelf while moving to anchorage in Yokosuka, Japan, Dec. 1. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Benjamin Dobbs)
  8. Pacific Fleet commander: Pearl Harbor response had no shortage of bravery

    Amid the chaos of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, 76 years ago, service members displayed grim determination, Adm. Scott Swift said, Dec. 7.

    Adm. Scott Swift and Pearl Harbor survivor Delton "Wally" Walling talk aboard the USS Arizona Memorial following a floral tribute, Dec. 7. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Nardel Gervacio)
  9. U.S. Navy prepares to search for C-2A aircraft

    The U.S. Navy will deploy a team of deep water salvage experts to search for the C-2A Greyhound aircraft that crashed in the Philippine Sea on the way to USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), Nov. 22.

    Official file photo of a C-2A Greyhound. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Alex Corona)
  10. 76th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor honors those who rose to the challenge

    Veterans, active duty service members and their families gathered at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center to honor the 76th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7.

    Pacific Fleet Commander, Adm. Scott Swift, delivers remarks during the 76th Anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor and Oahu at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Dec. 7. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Somers Steelman)