1. Bonhomme Richard ARG Departs for Ssang Yong Exercise

    Ships of the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group departed White Beach, Okinawa, March 25 to participate in exercise Ssang Yong in the Republic of Korea.

    Naval Aircrewman Philip Franzoni looks on after an MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter takes off from USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). (U.S. Navy/MC3 Christian Senyk)
  2. Naval Forces Korea Sailors Honor Fallen Korean Counterparts

    Sailors from Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea and the Republic of Korea Navy honored the 47 sailors lost after the sinking of the ROKS Cheonan (PCC-772) during an annual memorial service March 25.

    Rear Adm. Lisa Franchetti, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Korea, lays a flower during a remembrance service honoring sailors lost in the sinking of the ROKS Cheonan (PCC-772). (U.S. Navy/MC1 Joshua Bryce Bruns)
  3. USS Frank Cable Makes Visit to Thailand

    The submarine tender arrived in Sattahip, March 24, as part of the ship's ongoing underway period in the Western Pacific.

    USS Frank Cable (AS 40) sits along the pier in Sattahip after arriving for a port visit. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Greg House)
  4. Navy Prepares Black Box Locator for MH370 Search

    As a precautionary measure in case a debris field is located during the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, a black box locator is being moved into the region.

    In this file photo, a Naval Sea Systems Command Supervisor of Salvage and Diving control van including U.S. Navy search equipment is loaded onto a transport aircraft. (U.S. Navy)
  5. DESRON 15 Begins Multi-Sail Training Exercise

    The Destroyer Squadron 15-led exercise with ships assigned to the forward deployed naval forces (FDNF) in Japan includes surface, air, strike, and anti-submarine warfare training events.

    Ships steam in formation during a previous Multi-Sail exercise in the Pacific. (U.S. Navy/OS2 Chin Ng)
  6. Senior Enlisted Leaders Attend Training Symposium

    Senior enlisted leaders from around the Pacific Fleet gathered at U.S. Pacific Fleet (PACFLT) headquarters in Pearl Harbor for the annual Senior Enlisted Leadership Training Symposium (SELTS) March 19-21.

    U.S. Pacific Fleet Master Chief Marco Ramirez speaks with senior leaders during a Senior Enlisted Leadership Training Symposium, March 19. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Amanda Dunford)
  7. Seventh Fleet, Philippine Navy Leaders Share Ideas During Talks

    Senior leaders met for a professional exchange of ideas on a variety of technical and tactical topics March 19 in Manila aboard U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19).

    Capt. Giovanni Bacordo, general staff course officer for the Philippine Navy, left, speaks alongside U.S. Navy Capt. Tony Cowden, 7th Fleet's theater security cooperation officer, aboard USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), March 19. (Philippine Navy/Seaman 2nd Class Jessie D Cerenio)
  8. P-8A Poseidon Arrives in Australia, Continues MH370 Search

    A U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon patrol aircraft completed its transition from Kuala Lumpur to Perth March 18 to continue the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean.

    Crew members aboard a P-8A Poseidon man their workstations while assisting in search and rescue operations for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 over the Indian Ocean, March 16. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Eric A. Pastor)
  9. USS Wayne E. Meyer to Depart for Western Pacific Deployment

    The guided-missile destroyer is scheduled to depart Naval Base San Diego March 20 on an independent deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations.

    USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) file photo.
  10. USS Kidd Completes Andaman Sea Search; Detached from SAR Efforts

    Searching a combined 15,000 square miles since March 10, USS Kidd (DDG 100) and its MH-60R helicopters completed their search of the Andaman Sea and have been detached from the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 search and rescue (SAR) effort as of March 18.

    Sailors inspect USS Kidd's (DDG 100) flight deck while operating in the Indian Ocean March 16. (U.S. Navy)