1. USS McCampbell visits Otaru, Japan, on patrol

    The forward-deployed guided-missile destroyer completed a four-day port visit in Otaru, Feb. 7.

    Sailors man the rails as USS McCampbell (DDG 85) arrives in Otaru, Feb. 3. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Jeremy Graham)
  2. USS Wayne E. Meyer visits Guam during strike group deployment

    The guided-missile destroyer arrived at Naval Base Guam Feb. 3 for a port visit.

    USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) approaches Naval Base Guam, Feb. 3. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Kelsey L. Adams)
  3. USS Green Bay embarks Marines for regional patrol

    The amphibious transport dock ship departed Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 2 after embarking elements of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit.

    A U.S. Marine Corps amphibious assault vehicle approaches the well deck of USS Green Bay (LPD 20), Feb. 1. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Chris Williamson)
  4. USS Hopper arrives in Hong Kong for port visit

    The guided-missile destroyer arrived in Hong Kong, Feb. 5, for a visit as part of its routine patrol in the 7th Fleet area of operations.

    USS Hopper (DDG 70) file photo. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Cole Keller)
  5. U.S., Japan successfully conduct first SM-3 Block IIA intercept test

    An SM-3 Block IIA guided missile launched by USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) intercepted a medium-range ballistic missile target for the first time Feb. 3 off Hawaii.

    USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) file photo. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Nardel Gervacio)
  6. USS Michael Murphy supports Oceania Maritime Security Initiative

    The crew and embarked U.S. Coast Guard maritime law enforcement personnel began an OMSI support mission this week.

    A U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment 103 member boards a rigid hull inflatable boat for an OMSI mission, Feb. 1. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Danny Kelley)
  7. Coronado crew trains, flexes capabilities during at-sea period

    During an underway period in the South China Sea this week, littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) conducted a variety of drills to maintain operational proficiency.

    USS Coronado (LCS 4) operates in the South China Sea, Feb. 1. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Amy M. Ressler)
  8. E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft arrive in Japan

    Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 125 arrived at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Feb. 2.

    Five E2-D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft with Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 125 taxi the runway after arriving at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni.  (U.S. Navy/MC1 Gabriel S. Weber)
  9. USS Antietam damaged during anchoring

    USS Antietam (CG 54) damaged its propellers while anchoring in Tokyo Bay in the vicinity of Yokosuka, Japan, Jan. 31. An investigation is underway to assess the full extent of the damage.

    USS Antietam (CG 54) file photo. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Marcus L. Stanley)
  10. USS Coronado completes maintenance availability, returns to sea

    The littoral combat ship departed Changi Naval Base in Singapore, Jan. 31, after completing a maintenance availability in port.

    USS Coronado (LCS 4) departs Changi Naval Base in Singapore, Jan. 31. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Amy M. Ressler)