1. Adm. Swift Commemorates Midway Battle in San Francisco

    A week-long series of remembrance events across the Navy to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the Battle of Midway culminated in San Francisco June 6.

    Battle of Midway veteran Slim Moore is escorted by Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Fuels) 1st Class Gaylord Calibuso, Navy Operational Support Center San Jose's Sailor of the Year, during a Battle of Midway commemoration event at the Marines' Memorial Club in San Francisco, June 6. (Photo courtesy of the San Francisco Battle of Midway Celebration Committee)
  2. USNS Mercy Arrives in Fiji for Pacific Partnership 2015

    The Military Sealift Command hospital ship and international team aboard arrived in Suva, Fiji, June 7 for their first Pacific Partnership 2015 mission visit, and the first visit to Fiji by a U.S. Navy vessel in nine years.

    The Fiji Police Band welcomes USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) with a musical performance upon the ship's arrival in Suva, June 7. (U.S. Air Force/Senior Airman Peter Reft)
  3. U.S. Pacific Fleet Marks 73rd Anniversary of the Battle of Midway

    The U.S. Pacific Fleet staff commemorated the 73rd anniversary of the Battle of Midway with a ceremony at its Pearl Harbor headquarters June 5.

    From the right, Capt. Dale Rielage, director of intelligence and information operations, U.S. Pacific Fleet; Adm. Scott Swift, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet; Dr. David Rosenberg, the guest speaker; and Capt. John Shimotsu, U.S. Pacific Fleet Chaplain; salute during a ceremony at fleet headquarters to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the Battle of Midway.  (U.S. Navy/MC2 Tamara Vaughn)
  4. USS Essex Drops Anchor in Hong Kong

    The amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) arrived in Hong Kong June 5 for a port visit.

    USS Essex (LHD 2) steams into Victoria Harbor, June 5. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Bradley Gee)
  5. Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group Deploys

    Ships of the Bonhomme Richard ARG departed Sasebo, Japan, this week for training and a patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations.

    USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) and USS Ashland (LSD 48) maneuver to conduct a replenishment at sea, June 5.  (U.S. Navy/MC1 Ty C. Connors)
  6. USNS Mercy Arrives in 7th Fleet for Pacific Partnership

    The hospital ship arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations June 4 in support of Pacific Partnership 2015.

    USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) transits the Pacific May 27 while en route to U.S. 7th Fleet. (U.S. Navy/MCC Christopher E. Tucker)
  7. USNS Millinocket Visits Kiribati During First Stop of PP15

    The joint high speed vessel arrived in the Republic of Kiribati June 2 for the first mission visit of Pacific Partnership 2015.

    The president of the Republic of Kiribati Anote Tong and First Lady Madam Tong arrive at the misison's opening ceremony to celebrate the arrival of USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3). (U.S. Navy/MC1 Carla Burdt)
  8. Australia, U.S. Alliance on Display for Talisman Sabre 2015

    More than 33,000 U.S. and Australian personnel will participate in the biennial military training exercise Talisman Sabre 2015 in Australia July 4-19.

  9. USS Sampson Returns from 7th Fleet Deployment

    The guided-missile destroyer returned home to San Diego June 1 from a seven-month independent deployment to the Western Pacific.

    USS Sampson (DDG 102) returns to its San Diego homeport, June 1. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Zacharay Bell)
  10. USNS Millinocket Arrives in 7th Fleet for Pacific Partnership

    The joint high speed vessel and embarked Task Force Forager arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations May 31 in support of this year's Pacific Partnership mission.

    USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3) operates in the Pacific May 28 after departing Hawaii for Pacific Partnership. (U.S. Navy/MC3 William McCann)