1. USS Kidd Welcomes Philippine Ambassador

    Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia Jr. visited the guided-missile destroyer at Naval Base San Diego, March 20.

    Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. speaks with Destroyer Squadron 21 Sailors aboard USS Kidd (DDG 100). (U.S. Navy/MC1 Rosalie Chang)
  2. USS Preble to Depart on Western Pacific Deployment

    The guided-missile destroyer is scheduled to depart Pearl Harbor March 24 on an independent deployment to the Western Pacific.

    USS Preble (DDG 88) file photo. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Raul Moreno Jr.)
  3. USS Blue Ridge Arrives in Hong Kong

    The U.S. 7th Fleet flagship dropped anchor in Victoria Harbor March 20 for a port visit.

    USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) prepares to anchor in Hong Kong, March 20. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Samuel Weldin)
  4. U.S. 7th Fleet Displays Regional Commitment at LIMA ‘15

    Sailors, aircraft and a ship from U.S. 7th Fleet are taking part in the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA) in Malaysia.

    USS Shiloh (CG 67) sits at anchor during the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA). (U.S. Navy/Lt. Frederick Martin
  5. ROK JCS Learns LCS Capabilities During USS Fort Worth Visit

    Chairman of the Republic of Korea (ROK) Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Choi, Yoon-hee visited the littoral combat ship March 16 during the ship's inaugural port visit to Busan.

    USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) arrives in Busan, March 14. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Abraham Essenmacher)
  6. U.S., Korean Navies Complete 31st Annual Salvage Exercise

    U.S. Navy and Republic of Korea Navy diving and salvage experts wrapped up two weeks of advanced training March 14.

    Sailors assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 1, Company 1-6, embarked aboard the Military Sealift Command rescue and salvage ship USNS Salvor (T-ARS 52) work to complete a heavy lift of a 30 ton wrecked Korean vessel as part of Salvage Exercise (SALVEX) 2015. (U.S. Navy/Navy Diver 2nd Class Blake Florhe)
  7. USS Albuquerque Strengthens Warfare Capabilities during Exercise Lungfish

    Lungfish is a tactical development exercise between the U.S. Navy and Royal Australian Navy that trains and teaches tracking methods of both nuclear and diesel submarines.

    USS Albuquerque (SSN 706) and Royal Australian Navy Collins-class submarine HMAS Rankin (SSG 78) operate together in waters off Rottnest Island, Western Australia, March 4. (Royal Australian Navy photo)
  8. VFA-27 Improves Readiness with Japan Air Self-Defense Force

    Strike Fighter Squadron 27 recently conducted dissimilar air combat training with the Okinawa-based Japan Air Self-Defense Force 204th Fighter Squadron.

    A U.S. Navy F/A-18E from VFA-27 flies in formation with two Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-15J Eagles during dissimilar air combat training near Okinawa, Japan. (U.S. Navy/Cmdr. Spencer Abbot)
  9. Blue Ridge Resumes Patrols to Engage Pacific Allies

    The U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) departed Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, March 14 to continue strengthening and supporting strong relationships and partnerships throughout the Indo-Asia-Pacific.

    Sailors from the damage control and refueling teams aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) observe an MH-60S Seahawk from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12 during flight operations, March 14. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Samuel Weldin)
  10. Navy Region Hawaii Concludes 2015 Wounded Warrior Pacific Trials

    The athletes competed as a way to establish meaningful connections with other Navy Wounded Warriors.

    Adm. Harry B. Harris, Jr., commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet,
				speaks to the audience during the Navy Wounded Warrior - Safe Harbor
				2015 Pacific Trials closing ceremony in Honolulu. (U.S. Navy/MC2
				Jeff Troutman)