1. VFA-115 surpasses 100,000 Class "A" mishap-free flight hours

    The Eagles of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 115 achieved the major safety milestone recently while conducting operations in the Coral Sea.

    An F/A-18E Super Hornet from the VFA-115 prepares to land on USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) during exercise Talisman Saber, July 8. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Kenneth Abbate)
  2. USS John Finn commissioned in Pearl Harbor ceremony

    The Navy’s newest Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer was brought to life and into the fleet July 15 at Pearl Harbor.

    The USS John Finn (DDG 113) crew brings the ship to life during its commissioning ceremony, July 15. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Aiyana Paschal)
  3. Hawaii gathering focuses on Pacific F-35B deployment

    The U.S. Pacific Fleet and Marine Corps Forces Pacific staffs recently co-hosted a Joint Strike Fighter Sustainment Summit at Pearl Harbor.

    In this file photo, a Sailor directs an F-35B Lightning II aboard USS America (LHA 6) during operational testing in November 2016. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Kyle Goldberg)
  4. Future USS John Finn set for commissioning at Pearl Harbor

    The Navy’s newest guided-missile destroyer will be commissioned July 15 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

    The future USS John Finn (DDG 113) arrives at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, July 10. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Randi Brown)
  5. USS Fitzgerald moves to dry dock in Yokosuka

    The move into a dry dock at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, July 11 is to continue repairs and assessments of the damage sustained from a June 17 collision.

    USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) is positioned into Dry Dock 4 at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, July 11. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Raymond D. Diaz III)
  6. USS Ronald Reagan begins exercise Talisman Saber

    The Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier began participating in the joint and combined exercise off the coast of Australia, July 8.

    An F/A-18E Super Hornet from Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 27 prepares to launch from USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) during Talisman Saber, July 8. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Jamal McNeill)
  7. Nimitz Carrier Strike Group begins Malabar 2017

    Sailors and Marines assigned to the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group, the Indian Navy and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force commenced the Malabar in-port portions in Chennai, India, July 9.

    Ships assigned to the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group transit the Surigao Strait earlier this month. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Maria I. Alvarez)
  8. USS Gabrielle Giffords completes maiden voyage, arrives in San Diego

    The newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) arrived in San Diego July 5, after successfully completing her maiden voyage from Mobile, Alabama.

    USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) approaches the pier at Naval Base San Diego, July 5. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Nicholas Burgains)
  9. America Amphibious Ready Group set to deploy

    Sailors and Marines from the America ARG and 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit will depart San Diego, July 7, for a regularly scheduled deployment.

    In this file photo, USS San Diego (LPD 22), USS America (LHA 6) and USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) conduct a simulated strait transit during training in April. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Chad Swysgood)
  10. U.S., Indian, Japanese maritime forces to participate in Malabar exercise

    Malabar 2017, set for July 7-17, is the latest in a continuing series of exercises that has grown in scope and complexity over the years to address the variety of shared threats to maritime security in the Indo-Asia Pacific.

    In this file photo, ships from the USS George Washington (CVN 73) Carrier Strike Group, Indian Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force steam in formation during Malabar 2014. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Chris Cavagnaro)