1. Indian, Japanese, U.S. maritime forces begin Malabar exercise

    Naval ships, aircraft and personnel from the three nations are participating in exercise Malabar 2018, June 7-16 in and off Guam.

    In this file photo, ships from U.S. Navy, Indian Navy, and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force sail in formation during Malabar 2017. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Cole Schroeder)
  2. USS Columbia returns from Western Pacific deployment

    The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine returned home to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, June 6, following a deployment to the Indo-Pacific region.

    USS Columbia (SSN 771) transits Pearl Harbor while returning home, June 6. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Michael H. Lee)
  3. USS Benfold visits Guam during regional patrol

    The guided-missile destroyer arrived in Guam for scheduled port visit, June 5.

    USS Benfold (DDG 65) approaches Naval Base Guam, June 5. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Anna Van Nuys)
  4. USS O’Kane returns to Pearl Harbor after deployment

    The guided-missile destroyer returned home to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, June 4, after a seven-month Western Pacific deployment.

    USS O'Kane (DDG 77) approaches the pier at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, June 4. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Holly L. Herline)
  5. USNS Millinocket visits Philippines on 7th Fleet mission

    The expeditionary fast transport ship and embarked 7th Fleet staff members arrived in Puerto Princesa, June 4, as part of a theater security cooperation patrol.

    In this file photo, USNS Millinocket (T-EPF 3) arrives in Subic Bay, Philippines, for a port visit in November 2017. (U.S. Navy/Capt. Todd Kutkiewicz)
  6. Carrier Air Wing 5 embarks USS Ronald Reagan for patrol

    The forward-deployed aircraft carrier completed embarkation of Carrier Air Wing 5 off the coast of Japan, June 3.

    Aviation Boatswain's Mate Airman Alexander Dooley observes as an EA-18G Growler from Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 141 lands aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), May 30. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Tyra Watson)
  7. U.S., partner nations conclude Pacific Partnership in Vietnam

    The hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) departed Nha Trang, June 2, after a successful two-week mission in Vietnam.

    Personnel deployed aboard USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) participating in Pacific Partnership pose for a group photo after the opening ceremony, May 17. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Micah Blechner)
  8. Pearl Harbor ceremony to commemorate Battle of Midway 76th anniversary

    Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam will commemorate the 76th anniversary of the battle during a ceremony at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, June 1 at 8 a.m.

    In this file photo, Sailors and the official party prepare to present the ceremonial wreath last year's ceremony commemorating the Battle of Midway. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Jason Abrams)
  9. Essex ARG, 13th MEU begin exercise to certify deployment readiness

    Sailors and Marines kicked off a composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) off the coast of California, May 30.

    In this file photo, ships of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group conduct a strait transit exercise during previous pre-deployment training. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Christopher B. Janik)
  10. U.S. Navy announces 26th Rim of the Pacific exercise

    Twenty-six nations and 25,000 personnel will participate in the biennial RIMPAC exercise scheduled June 27 to Aug. 2, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California.

    In this file photo, ships from the U.S. Navy and international partner nations steam in close formation during RIMPAC 2016. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Ace Rheaume)