EAST CHINA SEA (Jan. 20, 2020) Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Justin A. Walker signals an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the “Warlords” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 51 during a vertical replenishment aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67). Shiloh 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 Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Chanel L. Turner)

Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Justin A. Walker signals an MH-60R Sea Hawk from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 51 during a vertical replenishment aboard USS Shiloh (CG 67) in the East China Sea.

U.S. Navy/MC3 Chanel L. Turner

Admiral John C. Aquilino

Commander

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam (Jan. 21, 2020) Service members from the U.S Navy, Royal Australian Air Force, Japan Maritime Self Defense Force , Republic of Korea Navy and the Royal New Zealand Navy gather for a photo to kick off exercise Sea Dragon. The multinational anti-submarine warfare exercise is designed to improve the interoperability elements required to effectively and cohesively respond to the defense of a regional contingency in the Indo-Pacific, while continuing to build and strengthen relationships held between nations. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seamen Thomas A. Higgins)

Multinational exercise Sea Dragon underway in Guam

Patrol and reconnaissance crews from Australia, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea and the U.S. are participating.

KURE, Japan (Jan. 23, 2020) Lt. j.g. Shane Shuman, operations officer aboard USS Emory S. Land (AS 39), gives a tour of the submarine tender to members of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force during a port visit. Land is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to support theater security cooperation efforts in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jordyn Diomede/Released)

USS Emory S. Land makes first visit to Kure, Japan

During the visit, the submarine tender's crew will join with members of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force for professional military engagements.

EVERETT, Wash. (Jan. 21, 2020) Sailors aboard USS Gridley (DDG 101) man the rails as the the guided-missile destroyer returns to its homeport of Naval Station Everett (NSE). Gridley returned to NSE following an independent deployment to the U.S. 2nd and 6th Fleet areas of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan Jiang/Released)

USS Gridley returns home from deployment

The ship's deployment to the U.S. 2nd and 6th Fleet areas of operation included serving as the Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 flagship.

SAN DIEGO (Jan. 20, 2020) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) transits the San Diego Bay. Lincoln returns to Naval Air Station North Island after a ten-month deployment in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th, 5th, and 7th Fleet areas of operation. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Danielle A. Baker (Released) 200120-N-HD110-0245

USS Abraham Lincoln arrives in San Diego after record-setting deployment

The aircraft carrier's arrival at its new homeport marked the end of a 10-month around-the-world deployment.

PEARL HARBOR (Jan. 20, 2020) Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly delivers remarks during the unveiling of the new Ford-class aircraft carrier USS Doris Miller (CVN 81) at a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration event on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. This will be the second ship named in honor of Miller, and the first aircraft carrier ever named for an African American and an enlisted Sailor. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin R. Pacheco)

Navy names future aircraft carrier USS Doris Miller

Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly formally announced the naming of CVN 81 during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day ceremony at Pearl Harbor.

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 27, 2019) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Russell (DDG 59) and USS Pinckney (DDG 91) and aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) steam together during routine training in the the Eastern Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Matthew F. Jackson)

Theodore Roosevelt CSG departs for deployment

While deployed in the Indo-Pacific region, the strike group will promote regional stability and prosperity alongside international partners and allies.