1. USS Rushmore arrives in Jakarta, kicks off 24th CARAT Indonesia exercise

    U.S. Sailors and Marines will engage with Indonesian counterparts in complex and cooperative at-sea and ashore exercises during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training.

    Sailors from USS Rushmore (LSD 47) and members of the Indonesian Navy attend the opening ceremony for exercise Cooperation And Readiness Afloat Training (CARAT). (U.S. Navy/MC3 Reymundo A. Villegas III)
  2. EODMU 5, Australian forces train together on Guam

    U.S. Navy Sailors and Australian Army soldiers began the biennial unit level training event, Pyrocrab, on U.S. Naval Base Guam, Aug. 6.

    Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician 3rd Class Devin Rodriquez, right, looks on as Senior Chief Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician Luigi Mendoza, center, and an Australian Army soldier coordinate during Pyrocrab, Aug. 6. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Kryzentia Richards)
  3. 69th annual Seafair Fleet Week brings Navy to Seattle

    USS Somerset (LPD 25) and USS Momsen (DDG 92) departed the Port of Seattle Aug. 5, bringing the 69th annual Seafair Fleet Week officially to a close.

    Interior Communications Electrician 1st Class Donald Evans leads a tour aboard USS Momsen (DDG 92) as part of Seattle Seafair Fleet Week.  (U.S. Navy/MC2 Jonathan Jiang)
  4. USS Ashland successfully completes INSURV

    The amphibious dock landing ship was given a score of above average during a recent Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) assessment.

    USS Ashland (LSD 48) file photo. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Daniel Barker)
  5. Command of USS John C. Stennis changes hands

    Capt. Randall W. Peck relieved Capt. Gregory C. Huffman as commanding officer of the aircraft carrier, Aug. 3.

    The crew of USS John C. Stennis stands in ranks during the aircraft carrier's change of command ceremony, Aug. 3. (U.S. Navy/MC3 William Rosencrans)
  6. USS Columbia changes hands in Pearl Harbor ceremony

    Cmdr. Tyler Forrest relieved Cmdr. Dave Edgerton as commanding officer of the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine, Aug. 3.

    The official party salutes during the USS Columbia (SSN 771) change of command ceremony, Aug. 3. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Daniel Hinton)
  7. Exercise Rim of the Pacific 2018 concludes

    The world's largest international maritime exercise concluded Aug. 2 following more than a month of training events.

    Multinational navy ships and submarines steam in formation during a group sail off the coast of Hawaii, July 26, as part of exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC). (U.S. Navy/MC1 Arthurgwain L. Marquez)
  8. Three aircraft carriers to change homeports

    The U.S. Navy has announced that USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) and USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) will conduct homeport shifts.

    USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) participates in a group sail off the coast of Hawaii, July 26, during exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC). (U.S. Navy/MC1 Arthurgwain L. Marquez)
  9. U.S. Air Force B-52s train with U.S. Navy P-8s in East China Sea

    A pair of U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft joined two U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bombers in a joint training mission over the East China Sea in the vicinity of Japan.

    In this file photo, a P-8A Poseidon from Patrol Squadron (VP) 4 operates over the Pacific in 2017. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Alex Perlman)
  10. USS Hawaii welcomes new commanding officer

    Cmdr. Sterling S. Jordan assumed command of the Virginia-class fast-attack submarine from Cmdr. John C. Roussakies during a ceremony, Aug. 2.

    Cmdr. Sterling S. Jordan, commanding officer of USS Hawaii (SSN 776), salutes as he depart ship after a change of command ceremony, Aug. 2. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Daniel Hinton)