1. U.S. Navy P-8A to join ADMM-Plus maritime security exercise in Korea

    A Patrol Squadron (VP) 5 aircrew will participate in the multinational maritime security exercise, beginning April 30.

    File photo of a P8-A Poseidon from Patrol Squadron (VP) 5. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Joshua Hammond)
  2. USS Bonhomme Richard Sailor recognized for heroic action

    Religious Program Specialist Seaman David Miller was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal for his role in disarming a woman with a weapon.

    Rear Adm. Cedric Pringle applauds Religious Program Specialist Seaman David Miller during an awards ceremony for his efforts in apprehending a woman threatening a church congregation on April 20, 2019. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Cosmo Walrath)
  3. USS Cheyenne returns to Pearl Harbor after deployment

    The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine returned home to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, April 26.

    USS Cheyenne (SSN 773) approaches the pier at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, April 26. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Daniel Hinton)
  4. Navy to christen high-speed transport vessel Guam

    The Navy will christen the high-speed transport vessel, USNS Guam (T-HST 1), during a ceremony in Okinawa, Japan, April 27.

    In this file photo, the future USNS Guam (HST 1) departs Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Virginia, for testing and evaluation. (U.S. Navy/Bill Mesta)
  5. USS America, USS New Orleans to forward deploy to Japan, Stethem and Wasp return to U.S.

    The security environment in the Indo-Pacific requires that the U.S. Navy station the most capable ships forward.

    In this file photo, USS America (LHA 6) operates off the coast of California. (U.S. Marine Corps/Cpl. Dana Beesley)
  6. USS Santa Fe returns home to Pearl Harbor following deployment

    The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine returned home to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam recently following its latest deployment.

    USS Santa Fe (SSN 763) and its crew return to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, April 22. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Daniel Hinton)
  7. Mission in Micronesia concludes with strengthened Indo-Pacific partnerships

    The fourth Pacific Partnership 2019 mission stop wrapped up April 25, in Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia.

    U.S. Navy Information Systems Technician 2nd Class KN Nethon from Uman, Micronesia, meets Peter Christian, president of the Federated States of Micronesia, during the Pacific Partnership closing ceremony aboard USNS Brunswick (T-EPF 6), April 25. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Tyrell K. Morris)
  8. Timor-Leste first responders attend disaster preparedness workshop

    Military and civilian responders joined the Pacific Partnership 2019 mission team for a mass evacuation in a natural disaster (MEND) workshop in Dili.

    Timorese first responders and Pacific Partnership team members work together during a group exercise on pre-planning for a tsunami scenario. (U.S. Navy/MC2 William Berksteiner)
  9. U.S. Naval Forces Korea welcomes new commander

    Rear Adm. Michael P. Donnelly relieved Rear Adm. Michael E. Boyle during a ceremony at the Republic of Korea Fleet base in Busan, April 25.

    Rear Adm. Michael P. Donnelly, right, and the official party salute during the change of command ceremony where Donnelly relieved Rear Adm. Michael E. Boyle, second from left. (U.S. Navy/MC3 William Carlisle)
  10. U.S. Navy supports JASDF F-35A search and recovery operations

    A U.S. Navy salvage team embarked a contracted vessel and departed Okinawa, April 24, to assist with the Japanese-led effort.

    File photo of a towed pinger locator (TPL) 25 system used for locating emergency relocation pingers on downed aircraft. (U.S. Navy)