1. Navy divers achieve milestone, embark Korean ship for SALVEX

    U.S. Navy and Republic of Korea Navy diving and salvage experts wrapped up nearly two weeks of advanced training during Salvage Exercise (SALVEX) Korea 2017, March 30.

    U.S. Navy and Republic of Korean Navy divers work together aboard ROKS Tong Yeong (ATS 31), March 23. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Wesley J. Breedlove)
  2. Bonhomme Richard ESG concludes certification exercise

    The Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG), along with the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit completed a certification exercise, March 29.

    With USS Green Bay (LPD 20) on the horizon, Marines approach USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) during recent amphibious integration training leading up to CERTEX. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Jeanette Mullinax)
  3. Sterett-Dewey Surface Action Group to deploy to Western Pacific

    The guided-missile destroyers and embarked helicopter detachments will depart San Diego for a regularly-scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific, March 31.

    File photo of USS Sterett (DDG 104) and USS Dewey (DDG 105). (U.S. Navy/MC2 Declan Barnes)
  4. Carrier Strike Group 1, JMSDF conduct bilateral operations

    The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and ships of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) concluded a bilateral exercise in the East China Sea, March 29.

    Ships of the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and JMSDF steam in formation, March 28. (JMSDF photo)
  5. USS Warrior helps strengthen ROK, US mine countermeasures capability

    The USS Warrior (MCM 10) crew wrapped up a mine countermeasures exercise with the Republic of Korea Navy, March 29.

    Mineman 1st Class Sean McDermott prepares to launch a mine neutralization vehicle aboard USS Warrior (MCM 10) during training off the South Korea coast. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Jermaine M. Ralliford)
  6. USS John C. Stennis earns Pacific carrier Battle "E"

    The commander of Naval Air Forces Pacific announced USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) as the recipient of the 2016 Battle “E” award for aircraft carriers homeported in the Pacific, March 28.

    In this file photo, USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) operates in the Philippine Sea in February 2016 while deployed to U.S. 7th Fleet. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Cole C. Pielop)
  7. VFA-115 completes Strike Fighter Advanced Readiness Program

    The Eagles of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 115 recently completed the Strike Fighter Advanced Readiness Program training syllabus at Naval Air Station Fallon, Nevada.

    VFA-115 aircrew and maintenance personnel stand by at an F/A-18E Super Hornet before an air-to-air training mission in the Fallon Range Training Complex, March 10. (U.S. Navy/Lt. Chris Pagenkopf)
  8. Coronado Sailors strengthen relations at LIMA 2017

    The littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) participated in the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace (LIMA) Exhibition 2017, March 25-26.

    USS Coronado (LCS 4) pulls alongside the pier arriving in Langkawi, Malaysia, March 25. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Amy M. Ressler)
  9. U.S. Marines, Sailors work with Sri Lanka counterparts

    USS Comstock (LSD 45) and embarked Marines from the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit arrived in Colombo for a military-to-military engagement, March 27.

    Sailors and Marines aboard USS Comstock (LSD 45) man the rails as the ship arrives in Colombo, March 27. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Abby Rader)
  10. USS Ohio returns home to the Pacific Northwest

    The guided-missile submarine returned to the Pacific Northwest March 23 after being deployed for 20 months in the Pacific.

    USS Ohio (SSGN 726) arrives at Naval Magazine Indian Island, Wash., March 23. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Amanda R. Gray)