Sailors of various ratings and ranks sat down with the CNO, who spoke on topics such as current expectations and future goals for the region.
USS McCampbell (DDG 85) and the Royal Navy's HMS Argyll (F231) conducted operations together in the South China Sea, Jan. 11-16.
Discussions with senior Chinese defense officials focused on risk reduction and operational safety measures.
Ships with the Wasp Amphibious Ready Group joined the JS Kunisaki (LST 4003) for a cooperative deployment, Jan. 11-12.
Chief Construction Mechanic Robin Nicely is among the Seabees supporting disaster recovery efforts on Tinian, an island his grandfather helped liberate.
The exercise focuses on building anti-submarine warfare (ASW) proficiency and enhancing maritime patrol relationships in the Indo-Pacific.
Sixty Seabees assigned to NMCB-3 have deployed to Tinian to assume charge of continuing relief efforts on the island.