1. Lassen Visits Malaysia After South China Sea Patrol

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) arrived in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, Oct. 19 following four weeks on patrol in the South China Sea.

    Sailors aboard USS Lassen (DDG 82) point out equipment on the bridge to visiting Royal Malaysian Navy counterparts during a tour of the ship in Kota Kinabalu. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Corey T. Jones)
  2. USS Preble to Return from Independent Deployment

    The guided-missile destroyer is scheduled to return home to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Oct. 23 from an independent deployment to the Western Pacific.

    USS Preble (DDG 88) steams in formation with ships of the Republic of Korea Navy during bilateral training between the two navies in April. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Alonzo M. Archer)
  3. USS Fort Worth Debuts in Malabar Exercise

    USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) took part in Malabar Oct. 14-19, marking the first-ever participation by a littoral combat ship in the annual exercise with India.

    USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) prepares to join a formation of ships and submarines from the U.S. Navy, Indian Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force during exercise Malabar 2015. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Chris Brown)
  4. Japanese Prime Minister Makes Unprecedented Visit to Carrier, Builds Alliance

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) Oct. 18 as part of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Fleet Review.

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, listens as Capt. Christopher Bolt, left, commanding officer of USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), and Rear Adm. John Alexander, commander of Battle Force 7th Fleet, explain shipboard operations. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Chris Henry)
  5. Malabar 2015 Kicks Off With Air Defense Exercise

    Naval forces from India, Japan and the United States began the at-sea phase of exercise Malabar with an air defense exercise (ADEX), Oct. 16.

    Lt. j.g. Michael Cornish stands watch in the Combat Information Center (CIC) aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60) during an air-defense exercise as a part of Malabar 2015. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Justin R. DiNiro)
  6. USS Jacksonville Returns From Deployment

    The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine returned home to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Oct. 16, following a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific.

    USS Jacksonville (SSN 699) returns to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Oct. 16. (U.S. Navy/Lt. Brett Zimmerman)
  7. PACFLT Commander Talks Collaboration at Security Course

    Adm. Scott H. Swift spoke to participants of the Advanced Security Cooperation course at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS) in Waikiki Oct. 16.

    Adm. Scott Swift, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, speaks to more than 100 participants of the APCSS Advanced Security Cooperation course. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Brian Wilbur)
  8. U.S., Indian, Japan Navies to Participate in Malabar

    Naval ships, aircraft and personnel from India, Japan and the United States will participate in exercise Malabar 2015, Oct. 14-19.

    USS Theodore Roosevelt file photo. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Alex Millar)
  9. Chief of Naval Operations Visits Pearl Harbor on Navy's Birthday

    Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson visited Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam today, engaging with Sailors and leadership and celebrating the Navy's 240th birthday.

    Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson speaks to U.S. Navy Sailors and attendees during an Honors and Heritage ceremony celebrating the Navy's 240th birthday at the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Jeff Troutman)
  10. USS Benfold Arrives in U.S. 7th Fleet

    The guided-missile destroyer entered the 7th Fleet area of operations Oct. 13 as part of the U.S. Navy's long range plan to forward deploy the most advanced and capable units to the Indo-Asia-Pacific.

    USS Benfold (DDG 65) file photo. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Daniel Barker)