1. U.S. Navy joins 30-plus nations for exercise Komodo

    The exercise on and near Lombok Island, Indonesia, May 4-9, brings navies together to focus on disaster response and maritime domain awareness.

    In this file photo, USNS Millinocket (T-EPF 3) arrives in Subic Bay, Philippines, in November. (U.S. Navy/Capt. Todd Kutkiewicz)
  2. Stennis Strike Group ships complete advanced surface warfare tactical training

    The SWATT exercise, which wrapped up May 1, focused on improving warfighting proficiency.

    USS Stockdale (DDG 106) launches a Standard Missile (SM) 2 during training in the Pacific, April 27. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Amanda A. Hayes)
  3. Millinocket visit to Makassar, Indonesia, a Navy first

    The expeditionary fast transport USNS Millinocket (T-EPF 3) ship departs Makassar, May 4, after the first U.S. Navy ship visit there.

    In this file photo, USNS Millinocket (T-EPF-3) arrives in Subic Bay, Philippines, in November. (U.S. Navy/Capt. Todd Kutkiewicz)
  4. USS Dewey, Sterett make Pearl Harbor port call

    The guided-missile destroyers arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, May 2, for the final port visit of their ongoing deployment.

    USS Dewey (DDG 105) approaches the pier at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, May 2. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Somers T. Steelman)
  5. Seabees increase fresh water storage capability in Marshall Islands

    Seabees from NMCB 11 recently landed on Carlson Island to begin the construction a second water catchment project in the Marshall Islands.

    Seabees from NMCB 11 load water catchment project materials onto a U.S. Army landing craft mechanized (LCM) in Kwajalein, April 19. (U.S. Navy/CE2 Joshua Zapien)
  6. Navy accepts delivery of LCS 16, future USS Tulsa

    The Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Tulsa (LCS 16) during a ceremony in Mobile, Alabama, April 30.

    The future USS Tulsa (LCS 16) operates in the Gulf of Mexico during acceptance trials in March. (U.S. Navy/Austal USA)
  7. Blue Ridge marks major milestone in preparing for return to sea

    The 7th Fleet flagship reached a major ship’s life milestone with the completion of all major maintenance evolutions following a 23-month upkeep period, April 26.

    USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) moves to a pier after leaving dry dock at Fleet Activities Yokosuka in January. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Peter Burghart)
  8. Sterett, Dewey complete 'Up-Gunned ESG' operations in 7th Fleet

    The two San Diego-based guided-missile destroyers conducted operations in a multitude of warfare areas while deployed in U.S. 7th Fleet.

    USS Dewey (DDG 105), USS Sterett (DDG 104) and USS Wasp (LHD 1) maneuver together during a coordinated formation by the Wasp Expeditionary Strike Group, April 27. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Richard L.J. Gourley)
  9. USS Green Bay returns to Sasebo after patrol with 31st MEU

    The amphibious transport dock ship returned to Sasebo, Japan, April 28, after a regional patrol with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit.

    USS Green Bay (LPD 20) arrives in Sasebo, April 28. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Jordan Crouch)
  10. Theodore Roosevelt Strike Group arrives in Hawaii

    Ships of the carrier strike group arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, April 27, for a port call as their deployment winds down.

    USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) passes the USS Arizona Memorial, April 27. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Jessica O. Blackwell)