1. USS John C. Stennis, Boxer aviation teams earn Admiral Flatley safety award

    The award recognizes operational readiness and excellence, high-velocity outcomes and exceptional safety program and record for the last fiscal year.

    In this file photo, MV-22 Osprey from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 163 (Reinforced) take off from USS Boxer (LHD 4) while operating in the South China Sea in 2019. (U.S. Marine Corps/Lance Cpl. Jared Sabins)
  2. USS Germantown COVID-19 rapid response team fights pandemic from the deckplates

    A team of Sailors from across the ship is helping the medical department manage mitigation efforts.

    Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Clint Woods sprays disinfectant on a pallet delivered to USS Germantown (LSD 42) during a replenishment-at-sea. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Taylor DiMartino)
  3. U.S. Navy, Air Force conduct integrated training off Japan

    The joint training includes units and personnel from the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group, VAQ-131, and the Air Force 35th Fighter Wing.

    Aircraft fly in formation over USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) in the Pacific Ocean, Aug. 5. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Jason Tarleton)
  4. USS Chancellorsville bids farewell to Boran, welcomes commanding officer Allgeier

    Capt. Paul Allgeier relieved Capt. Marc D. Boran during a ceremony at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Aug. 5.

    Capt. Paul Allgeier, left, relieves Capt. Marc D. Boran as USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) commanding officer, Aug. 5. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Markus Castaneda)
  5. USS Rafael Peralta joins partners for multinational group sail

    The guided-missile destroyer is conducting a cross-Pacific transit alongside ships from the navies of Australia, Brunei, and Singapore.

    USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) conducts formation steaming with ships from the Royal Australian Navy, Republic of Singapore Navy and Royal Brunei Navy, Aug. 2. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Jason Isaacs)
  6. Kitchener assumes command of Pacific Fleet surface force

    Vice Adm. Roy Kitchener relieved Vice Adm. Richard Brown during a ceremony at the Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, headquarters in San Diego.

    Vice Adm. Richard Brown, left; Adm. John C. Aquilino, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, center; and Vice Adm. Roy Kitchener salute during the singing of the national anthem to open the Naval Surface Force Pacific change of command ceremony. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Kevin C. Leitner)
  7. Command of USS Theodore Roosevelt changes hands

    Capt. Eric J. Anduze relieved Capt. Carlos Sardiello to become the aircraft carrier's 17th commanding officer.

    In this file photo, USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) sails in the Philippine Sea, June 23, during dual carrier operations with USS Nimitz (CVN 68). (U.S. Navy/MC3 Sean Lynch)
  8. Poe relinquishes command of Navy’s forward-deployed submarine squadron

    Capt. Bret Grabbe relieved Capt. Tim Poe as commander of Guam-based Submarine Squadron 15.

    Capt. Bret Grabbe, right, and Capt. Tim Poe, pose for a photo in front of Konetzni Hall after the CSS-15 change of command ceremony. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Kelsey J. Hockenberger)
  9. U.S. Navy, JMSDF complete mine warfare exercise 2JA

    Mine Warfare Exercise (MIWEX) 2JA strengthened interoperability and increased proficiencies in mine countermeasures operations.

    USS Pioneer (MCM 9) and USS Patriot (MCM 7) sail in formation with JS Awaji (MSC 304) during MIWEX 2JA. (JMSDF photo)
  10. USS Indianapolis pauses to honor crew of famed namesake ship

    USS Indianapolis (LCS 17) conducted a ceremony reflecting on those lost aboard USS Indianapolis (CA 35) 75 years ago.

    Electrician’s Mate 2nd Class Ashley Newman and Mineman 1st Class (SW) Justin Crabtree stand at the ready to ceremoniously set a wreath out to sea aboard USS Indianapolis (LCS 17). (U.S. Navy/PO3 Bea Vang)

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