1. 7th Fleet commander arrives in Guam during COVID-19 recovery

    Vice Adm. Bill Merz arrived April 5, to support the ongoing recovery effort aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71).

    Vice Adm. Bill Merz addresses Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 9 warfare commanders on the pier at Naval Base Guam, April 5. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Kaylianna Genier)
  2. U.S Navy, JMSDF operate together in Andaman Sea

    USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) destroyer JS Teruzuki (DD 116) joined up for drills, April 2.

    USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) and JS Teruzuki (DD 116) sail together in the Andaman Sea, April 2. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Brenton Poyser)
  3. Statement from Pacific Fleet Commander Adm. John Aquilino

    "Let there be no doubt, my number one priority is the health of the force."

  4. Acting Secretary Modly visits USNS Mercy in Los Angeles

    The hospital ship welcomed Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly, March 31, during its support of the nation’s COVID-19 response efforts.

    Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly arrives at the brow of USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), March 31. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Ryan M. Breeden)
  5. USNS Mercy accepts first patients in Los Angeles

    The U.S. Navy hospital ship is serving as a referral hospital and began accepting patients in Los Angeles, March 29.

    Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Kimberly Wyss dons surgical gloves aboard USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), March 29. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Ryan M. Breeden)
  6. Hospital ship USNS Mercy arrives in Los Angeles

    While in Los Angeles, Mercy will serve as a referral hospital for non-COVID-19 patients in support of the nation's response efforts.

    USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) approaches the pier in Los Angeles, March 27. (U.S. Marine Corps/Cpl. Alexa M. Hernandez)
  7. Chief of Naval Operations statement on USS Theodore Roosevelt

    "Our top two priorities are taking care of our people and maintaining mission readiness."

    In this file photo, USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) transits the South China Sea, March 16. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Kaylianna Genier)
  8. Fleet Activities Yokosuka works to keep COVID-19 at bay

    The base has been setting measures into motion to decrease the likelihood for disease transmission to those who work and live there.

    Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Mykah Calhoun uses a hand-held thermometer to check the forehead temperature of a driver entering the base, March 25. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Tyler Fraser)
  9. Eight Pacific Fleet Sailors test positive for COVID-19

    The Sailors in San Diego are isolated at their residences and those at sea, isolated aboard ship and receiving appropriate supportive care in accordance with CDC guidelines.

  10. Three Pacific Fleet Sailors test positive for COVID-19

    The Sailors are currently isolated at their residences, restricted in movement, and receiving appropriate supportive care in accordance with CDC guidelines.

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