1. Kott takes command of Navy Region Hawaii, Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific

    Rear Adm. Timothy Kott relieved Rear Adm. Robert Chadwick II during a ceremony at Pearl Harbor.

    Rear Adm. Robert Chadwick, left, saluts Adm. Sam Paparo, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, when relinquishing command to Rear Adm. Timothy Kott, right during the CNRH/CNSGMP change of command ceremony. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Greg Hall)
  2. Ronald Reagan CSG exercises with Republic of Singapore Navy

    The carrier strike group and a pair of RSN ships conducted drills in the South China Sea.

    USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), USS Shiloh (CG 67) and RSS Intrepid (69) steam in formation while training together in the South China Sea. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Oswald Felix Jr.)
  3. Carrier Strike Group One arrives in Hawaiian Islands Operating Area

    The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group is conducting joint training and integration with the U.S. Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, and Coast Guard.

    USS Dewey (DDG 105) and USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transit the Pacific Ocean, June 13. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Olympia O. McCoy)
  4. USS Rafael Peralta operates in Sea of Japan

    The guided-missile destroyer recently conducted a five-day multi-domain maritime presence operation that included a variety of drills.

    Operations Specialist Seaman Apprentice Abigail Talton tracks surface contacts during operations aboard USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) in the Sea of Japan, June 14. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Daniel Serianni)
  5. Amphibious Squadron 11, 31st MEU reunite for summer

    The America Amphibious Ready Group and elements of the 31st MEU recently deployed for routine operations across the Indo-Pacific.

    The America Amphibious Ready Group  sails in formation in the Philippine Sea, June 13. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Jomark A. Almazan)
  6. U.S. 7th Fleet commander visits Philippines, reaffirms strong bilateral ties

    Adm. Bill Merz engaged with Armed Forces of the Philippines counterparts to discuss topics of mutual interest.

    Vice Adm. Bill Merz meets with Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines Gen. Cirilito Sobejana in Manila. (Armed Forces of the Philippines)
  7. Amphibious Squadron 11 conducts amphibious operations with JS Shimokita

    The ships conducted a variety of drills over two days operating together in the Philippine Sea.

    The America Amphibious Ready Group sails in formation with the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force tank landing ship JS Shimokita (LST 4002), June 13. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Jomark A. Almazan)
  8. Ronald Reagan CSG enters South China Sea, upholds freedom of seas, commitment to allies, partners

    South China Sea carrier operations are part of the U.S. Navy’s routine presence in the region.

    An EA-18G Growler attached to Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 141 launches from USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), June 14. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Devin M. Langer)
  9. Navy, Coast Guard conduct operations in Eastern Pacific

    Five Navy destroyers and a pair of Coast Guard cutters are operating together to promote joint force interoperability.

    USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) transits the Pacific while operating with USCGC Midgett (WMSL 757), June 12. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Molly Crawford)
  10. U.S. 3rd Fleet hosts RIMPAC initial planning conference

    More than 300 personnel from countries scheduled to participate attended the virtual IPC to begin preparations for exercise RIMPAC 2022.

    Vice Adm. Steve Koehler, commander of U.S. 3rd Fleet, attends RIMPAC 2022 objectives and overview brief during the RIMPAC 2022 initial planning conference. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Timothy Heaps)

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