1. Lauren Bruner laid to rest among USS Arizona shipmates

    The second to last Sailor to escape USS Arizona on Dec. 7, 1941, was interred among the ship’s wreckage during a sunset ceremony on the memorial, Dec 7.

    Edward Hoeschen, neighbor and caretaker of Lauren Bruner, looks at the newly unveiled name on the USS Arizona Memorial during an internment ceremony, Dec. 7. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Cole C. Pielop)
  2. Theodore Roosevelt, Omaha conduct first-of-kind refueling at sea

    A recent at-sea refuleing in the Pacific was the first between an aircraft carrier and Independence-variant littoral combat ship.

    USS Omaha (LCS 12) pulls alongside USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) for a fueling at sea, Dec. 2. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Terence Deleon Guerrero)
  3. Navy announces three deaths in Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard shooting

    Two Department of Defense civilians died following the shooting and the shooter, a U.S. Navy Sailor, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

    Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam file photo. (U.S. Navy/MCC Amanda Gray)
  4. USS America arrives in Japan as latest amphib force addition

    The amphibious assault ship arrived at Fleet Activities Sasebo, Dec. 6, joining the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed naval forces based there.

    Sailors man the rails as USS America (LHA 6) arrives at Fleet Activities Sasebo, Dec. 6. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Vincent E. Zline)
  5. Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam provides update following shooting

    Two shipyard civilian employees and the shooter, a U.S. Navy Sailor, are deceased, and one shipyard civilian is in stable condition at a local hospital.

    Rear Adm. Robert Chadwick speaks with news media outside Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Dec. 4. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Charles Oki)
  6. U.S. Navy assists distressed mariners off Micronesia

    Navy divers and civilian mariners aboard USNS Salvor (ARS 52) rendered assistance to a passenger ship that ran aground off the coast of Chuuk.

    Civilian mariners from USNS Salvor (ARS 52) and U.S. Navy divers provide assistance to a vessel that had run aground in a storm. (U.S. Navy photo)
  7. USS New Orleans joins forward deployed force in Japan

    The amphibious transport dock ship arrived in Sasebo, Dec. 1, after transiting the Pacific from its former homeport of San Diego.

    A Mark VI patrol boat escorts as USS New Orleans (LPD 18) transits out of San Diego in October. (U.S. Navy/BMC Nelson Doromal Jr.)
  8. Boxer Amphibious Ready Group returns home from deployment

    Sailors and Marines of the three-ship Boxer ARG returned to San Diego, Nov. 27, following a seven-month deployment to the 7th and 5th Fleet operating areas.

    A Sailor assigned to USS Boxer (LHD 4) walks down the pier with his family after the ship's return home to Naval Base San Diego, Nov. 27. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Justin Whitley)
  9. McCann assumes command of DESRON 7 in Singapore

    Capt. Ann McCann recently relieved Capt. Matthew Jerbi as commander of the Navy's only forward-deployed DESRON in Southeast Asia.

    Capt. Ann McCann departs through sideboys after taking command of DESRON 7. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Tristin Barth)
  10. Thoroman takes command of USS Bonhomme Richard

    Capt. Scott Thoroman relieved Capt. Rich LeBron as the amphibious assault ship's commanding officer during a recent ceremony in San Diego.

    Capt. John J. Barnett, left, commander of Amphibious Squadron 1; Capt. Scott Thoroman, commanding officer of USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6); and Capt. Rich Lebron, outgoing commanding officer, cut the cake following the ship’s change of command ceremony. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Zachary DiPadova)

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