1. USS John S. McCain Sailors posthumously advanced

    The Navy announced Thursday that the 10 Sailors who died aboard USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) were posthumously advanced to their next rank.

  2. USS Mississippi awarded Arleigh Burke Fleet Trophy

    The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine was named the Pacific Fleet's recipient of the Arleigh Burke Fleet Trophy for 2016.

    Adm. Scott Swift presents the Arleigh Burke Fleet Trophy, Aug. 30 (U.S. Navy/MC2 Shaun Griffin
  3. Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group completes COMPTUEX

    The composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) was the final work-up phase and certification event prior to a deployment scheduled later this year.

    USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) transits the Pacific Ocean during COMPTUEX, Aug. 21. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Anthony J. Rivera)
  4. Los Angeles Fleet Week kicks off with ship arrivals

    Three U.S. Navy surface ships and a submarine arrived this week for the second annual Los Angeles Fleet Week, which runs through Labor Day weekend.

    USS Anchorage (LPD 23) arrives for Los Angeles Fleet Week, Aug. 29.  (U.S. Navy/MC2 Gregory A. Harden II)
  5. Military, civilian authorities review emergency response strategies during L.A. Fleet Week

    A Defense Support of Civilian Authorities senior leadership seminar, Aug. 30, addressed roles and responsibilities during disasters.

    Vice Adm. Nora W. Tyson, commander of U.S. 3rd Fleet, speaks during a Defense Support of Civil Authorities Seminar in San Pedro, Calif., Aug. 30. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Kory Alsberry)
  6. USS Wasp departs to join 7th Fleet forces in Japan

    The amphibious assault ship departed Norfolk, Va., Aug. 30, bound for Sasebo, Japan, where it will assume duties as the forward-deployed flagship of the U.S. 7th Fleet amphibious force.

    USS Wasp (LHD 1) file photo. (U.S. Marine Corps/Cpl. Ryan G. Coleman)
  7. USS John Paul Jones Aegis BMD system intercepts target missile

    After tracking with its AN/SPY-1 radar, an SM-6 missile from the guided-missile destroyer executed the intercept.

    A medium-range ballistic missile target is launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii, Aug. 29. (U.S. Navy/Latonja Martin)
  8. Chiefs celebrate 10th Anniversary of USS Missouri Legacy Academy

    Chief petty officers from commands across the Pacific celebrated 10th anniversary of USS Missouri CPO Legacy Academy from August 20th to September 1st.

    USS Missouri CPO Legacy Academy Class 016 stands in formation for the national anthem during the Academy's graduation aboard the Battleship Missouri Memorial, Aug. 25. (U.S. Navy/MC2  Somers T. Steelman)
  9. Trident Warrior 2017 paves way for future at-sea experimentation

    In its 15th year, Trident Warrior explored innovative solutions through fleet experimentation during various evolutions off the coast of Southern California.

    In this file photo, ships of the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group steam in formation during training in early August. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Paul L. Archer)
  10. SEACAT enhances cooperative maritime security in South, Southeast Asia

    The 16th annual multilateral Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training (SEACAT) exercise recently kicked off and continues this week.

    Liaison officers coordinate exercise activities during SEACAT, Aug. 28 at Changi Naval Base in Singapore. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Joshua Fulton)