1. Chief of Naval Operations visits 7th Fleet waterfront

    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.

    Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson is piped aboard USS Benfold (DDG 65), Jan. 17. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Joshua Mortensen)
  2. USS Rafael Peralta Sailors first through new combat systems trainer in San Diego

    More than 40 crew members from the ship were the first to pilot the updated Advance Warfare Training (AWT) curriculum inside the new warfighting laboratory.

    Chief Operations Specialist Anna Penrod, left, assigned to USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115), and Lt. Aaron Van Driessche participate in an air defense scenario, Jan. 10. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Nicholas Burgains)
  3. American, British navies sail together in South China Sea

    USS McCampbell (DDG 85) and the Royal Navy's HMS Argyll (F231) conducted operations together in the South China Sea, Jan. 11-16.

    USS McCampbell (DDG 85) and HMS Argyll (F231) maneuver during a divisional tactics exercise in the South China Sea, Jan. 15. (U.S. Navy/MC2 John Harris)
  4. CNO visits China, underscores importance of professional interaction at sea

    Discussions with senior Chinese defense officials focused on risk reduction and operational safety measures.

    Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson is greeted by an honor guard at the People's Liberation Army (Navy) (PLA(N)) headquarters in Bejing, Jan. 14. (U.S. Navy/MCC Elliott Fabrizio)
  5. Seabee shares common bond with grandfather 74 years later

    Chief Construction Mechanic Robin Nicely is among the Seabees supporting disaster recovery efforts on Tinian, an island his grandfather helped liberate during WWII.

    Chief Construction Mechanic Robin Nicely pauses for a photo while supporting typhoon recover efforts on Tinian, Jan. 14. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Kelsey J. Hockenberger)
  6. U.S., Australia kick off exercise Sea Dragon on Guam

    The exercise focuses on building anti-submarine warfare (ASW) proficiency and enhancing maritime patrol relationships in the Indo-Pacific.

    Service members from the U.S., Australia and the Republic of Korea pose in formation at the beginning of exercise Sea Dragon, Jan. 14. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Kevin A. Flinn)
  7. U.S. Navy, JMSDF conduct cooperative deployment in East China Sea

    Ships with the Wasp Amphibious Ready Group joined the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force's (JMSDF) JS Kunisaki (LST 4003) for a cooperative deployment, Jan. 11-12.

    USS Wasp (LHD 1), JS Kunisaki (LST 4003) and USS Green Bay (LPD 20) transit in formation in the East China Sea, Jan. 12 (U.S. Navy/MC1 Daniel Barker)
  8. Chief of Naval Operations to visit China

    Adm. John Richardson is scheduled to visit China, Jan. 13 to 16, to meet with People's Liberation Army (Navy) commander Vice Adm. Shen Jinlong and other leaders.

    Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson reviews an honor guard aboard a Chinese People's Liberation Army (Navy) (PLA(N)) frigate during a visit to Qingdao in July 2016. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Nathan Laird)
  9. NMCB-3 Seabees deploy to support ongoing Tinian recovery efforts

    Sixty Seabees assigned to NMCB-3 have deployed to Tinian to assume charge of continuing relief efforts on the island.

    Builder 3rd Class Jesse Martinez, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 1, Detachment Guam, hammers a purlin to the roof of a home on Tinian in December. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Kelsey J. Hockenberger)
  10. Submarine Squadron 1 welcomes new commander

    Capt. Wesley Bringham relieved Capt. Richard Seif during a ceremony on the submarine piers of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Jan 8.

    Capt. Richard Seif addresses guests during the Submarine Squadron 1 change of command ceremony as Capt. Wesley Bringham, right, and Rear Adm. Daryl Caudle look on. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Melvin J. Gonzalvo)

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