1. LCS Crew 204 completes Western Pacific deployment

    Littoral Combat Ship Crew 204, which had been deployed aboard USS Coronado (LCS 4) since June 2016, returned home to San Diego, April 16.

    Chief Gunner's Mate Adan Macias embraces his son during a homecoming celebration for LCS Crew 204 at San Diego International Airport, April 16. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Zachary Bell)
  2. USS Coronado exchanges command in Singapore

    Littoral combat ship crew 204 was relieved by crew 203 during an exchange of command ceremony at Changi Naval Base, Singapore, April 15.

    Cmdr. Douglas Meagher salutes Capt. H. B. Le during an exchange of command ceremony, April 15. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Deven Leigh Ellis)
  3. Pacific Partnership mission in Malaysia transitions to Kuching

    Pacific Partnership 2017 and Malaysian partners embarked aboard expeditionary fast transport USNS Fall River (T-EPF 4) arrived in Kuching, Malaysia, April 14.

    Cadets from the University of Malaysia Sarawak walk the ramp of USNS Fall River (T-EPF 4) during a tour in Kuching, April 16. (U.S. Navy/Grady T. Fontana)
  4. America ARG, 15th MEU complete integration training

    The America Amphibious Ready Group and 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit completed a 12-day integrated training exercise off Southern California, April 14.

    As USS America (LHA 6) transits behind, Lance Cpl. Adam Blake and Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Ramirez Alejandro provide security aboard USS San Diego (LPD 22), April 8. (U.S. Marine Corps/Cpl. Timothy Valero)
  5. USS Nimitz hosts US 3rd Fleet commander

    Vice Adm. Nora Tyson visited the aircraft carrier at sea as part of a scheduled visit, April 14.

    Vice Adm. Nora Tyson, (left) Rear Adm. Ross Myers, (middle) and Rear Adm. William Byrne pose for a group photo, April 14. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Leon Wong)
  6. US Marines, Sailors train with Papua New Guinea Defense Force

    USS Comstock (LSD 45) arrived in Port Moresby, April 15, to support 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit training with the Papua New Guinea Defense Force.

    USS Comstock (LSD 45) file photo. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Devin M. Langer)
  7. 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)
  8. 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)
  9. 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)
  10. 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)