PEARL HARBOR (Aug. 19, 2019) Sailors man the rails as the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) returns to its homeport of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Michael Murphy was deployed to the U.S. 3rd and 4th Fleet areas of operation. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin R. Pacheco)

Sailors man the rails as the guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) returns home to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam following a deployment in the U.S. 3rd Fleet and 4th Fleet areas of operation.

U.S Navy/MC2 Justin R. Pachecon

Admiral John C. Aquilino

Commander

WESTERN PACIFIC (Sept. 6, 2018) Royal Malaysian Police Force officers clear the main deck of a vessel during a visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) practical training scenario as part of Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training (SEACAT). This is the 17th annual SEACAT exercise and includes participants from the U.S., Brunei, Bangladesh, Thailand, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christopher A. Veloicaza)

Indo-Pacific maritime forces kick off 18th SEACAT exercise

The U.S. Navy and maritime forces from 10 partner nations began the latest iteration of Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training in Singapore, Aug. 19.

SANTA RITA, Guam (Aug. 19, 2019) A U.S. Navy Sailor assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 5 (EODMU 5) fast-ropes from an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter during exercise Hydracrab. Hydracrab is a quadrilateral exercise conducted by forces from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and U.S. Naval forces. The purpose of this exercise is to prepare the participating explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) forces to operate as an integrated, capable, and potent allied force ready to respond to a changing and complex maritime environment in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Helen Brown)

U.S., allied forces begin EOD exercise Hydracrab in Guam

Expeditionary forces from Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the U.S. kicked off the inaugural explosive ordnance disposal exercise, Aug. 19.

PEARL HARBOR (Aug. 19, 2019) Command Master Chief Jose Romero greets his family during a homecoming ceremony for USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) following a three-month deployment by the guided-missile destroyer. Michael Murphy was deployed to the U.S. 3rd and 4th fleet areas of operation. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Devin M. Langer)

USS Michael Murphy returns home from deployment

The guided-missile destroyer returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Aug. 19, following a successful deployment to the 3rd and 4th Fleet areas of operation.

SANTA RITA, Guam (Aug. 18, 2019) Sailors assigned to the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) prepare to moor pierside following a four month deployment. Oklahoma City is one of four forward-deployed submarines assigned to Commander, Submarine Squadron Fifteen out of Apra Harbor, Guam. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kelsey J. Hockenberger)

USS Oklahoma City returns home from regional patrol

The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine returned to its homeport of Apra Harbor, Guam, Aug. 18, following a months-long Indo-Pacific patrol.

PHILIPPINE SEA (Aug. 17, 2019) Capt. Michael Rovenolt, commander of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, lands an F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the "Royal Maces" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 27, aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan is forward-deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy Photo by Lt. Kale Nichols)

CVW-5 commander makes 1,000th arrested landing

Capt. Michael Rovenolt joined an elite group of naval aviators when he executed his 1,000th career trap aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), Aug. 17.

Members of the USS Arizona (BB 39) dance band pause for a photo at Pearl Harbor's Bloch Arena during the Battle of Music semifinal on Nov. 22, 1941. Member of the band include, from left, Musician 2nd Class Curtis Haas, Musician 2nd Class Gerald Cox, Musician 2nd Class Ernest Whitson Jr., Musician 2nd Class Frank Floege, Musician 2nd Class Clyde Williams, Musician 2nd Class Bernard Hughes, Musician 2nd Class Alexander Nadel, Musician 2nd Class Charles White, Musician 2nd Class Robert Shaw, Musician 2nd Class Harry Chermucha, Musician 2nd Class William Moorhouse, Musician 2nd Class Emmett Lynch, Musician 2nd Class Wayne Bandy, Musician 2nd Class Jack Scruggs, Musician 2nd Class James Sanderson, and Musician 1st Class Frederick Kinney. (U.S. Navy photo)

Pacific Fleet Band concert to honor WWII Sailors, Pearl Harbor Navy music heritage

The concert at the Pearl Harbor National Memorial, Aug. 22, will feature the elements of an early 1940s performance.

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