1. Swift emphasizes commitment to Pacific region aboard Sterett

    The U.S. Pacific Fleet commander spoke with Sterett-Dewey Surface Action Group Saiors, April 12, at Pearl Harbor.

    Adm. Scott Swift answers questions from Sailors aboard USS Sterett (DDG 104), April 12. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Byron C. Linder)
  2. USS Oklahoma Sailor identified, no longer unknown

    Navy Seaman 1st Class Murry R. Cargile was reinterred at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific during a ceremony, April 7.

    Navy chaplain Lt. Keith Russell reads an invocation during a burial ceremony to reinter Navy Seaman 1st Class Murry R. Cargile at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, April 7. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Katarzyna Kobiljak)
  3. Improved Navy Lighterage System enables dynamic logistical support

    The causeway system was successfully utilized to discharge equipment and cargo during exercise Combined Joint Logistics Over The Shore 2017, in South Korea April 8-12.

    Sailors from Navy Cargo Handling Battalion 1 position operate a power module during operations to assemble the Improved Navy Lighterage System, April 9. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Joshua Fulton)
  4. Sterett-Dewey Surface Action Group stops in Hawaii

    Ships and units from the surface action group arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, April 11, the first stop of their Western Pacific deployment.

    USS Dewey (DDG 105) sits along the pier at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, April 11. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Corwin Colbert)
  5. Nimitz Strike Group prepares for deployment with COMPTUEX

    Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 is currently undergoing their final pre-deployment assessment, a composite training unit exercise, marking the completion of their condensed inter-deployment training cycle for a deployment this year.

    Ships of the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group participate in a show of force strait transit exercise while underway for COMPTUEX in late March. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Maria I. Alvarez)
  6. USS Makin Island concludes port visit in Hong Kong

    The amphibious assault ship departed Hong Kong, April 11, following a four-day visit that included opportunities to experience the city and engage with the community.

    Fire Controlman 2nd Class Bill Alexander stands watch as USS Makin Island (LHD 8) sits at anchor in Hong Kong, April 7. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Devin M. Langer)
  7. Rowden visits Sailors aboard USS Coronado in Singapore

    Vice Adm. Tom Rowden, commander of Naval Surface Forces, visited with Sailors aboard littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) during a visit to Singapore, April 10.

    Vice Adm. Tom Rowden speaks with Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan Savage during an all-hands call aboard USS Coronado (LCS 4). (U.S. Navy/MC2 Amy M. Ressler)
  8. Pacific Partnership 2017 begins mission in Malaysia

    The Military Sealift Command expeditionary fast transport USNS Fall River (T-EPF 4) arrived in Port Klang, Malaysia, April 8, for the the second mission stop of Pacific Partnership 2017.

    Vice Adm. Joseph P. Aucoin, left, commander of U.S. 7th Fleet; Lt. Gen. Dato' Fazil Bin Mukhtar, commander of Malaysia's Joint Forces Command; and Capt. Stansfield Chien, Pacific Partnership mission commander, pause for a photo in front of USNS Fall River (T-EPF 4), April 10. (Royal Malaysian Navy photo)
  9. Bonhomme Richard completes patrol, returns to Sasebo

    The amphibious assault ship returned to Sasebo, Japan, completing a scheduled patrol in the 7th Fleet area of operations, April 10.

    Capt. Jeffrey Ward, commanding officer of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), looks on as the ship returns to Sasebo, April 10. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Jeanette Mullinax)
  10. Carl Vinson Strike Group departs Singapore for Western Pacific

    Adm. Harry Harris, commander of U.S. Pacific Command, has directed the Carl Vinson Strike Group to sail north and report on station in the Western Pacific Ocean after departing Singapore, April 8.

    In this file photo, USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) operates in the South China Sea in March. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Z.A. Landers)