1. 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)
  2. 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)
  3. People’s Liberation Army Navy Ship Visits Pearl Harbor

    The PLAN midshipmen training vessel Zheng He arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Oct. 12 for a port visit and is expected to stay through Oct. 16.

    The People’s Liberation Army Navy midshipmen training ship Zheng He prepares to moor as it arrives at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Laurie Dexter)
  4. 35th San Francisco Fleet Week Concludes

    The 35th annual San Francisco Fleet Week wrapped up Oct. 12, with more than 2,000 Sailors, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen from six ships experiencing the hospitality of "The City by the Bay."

    USS Cape St. George (CG 71) transits under the Golden Gate Bridge during  San Francisco Fleet Week's Parade of Ships, Oct. 9. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Gerald Dudley Reynolds)
  5. USS Germantown Completes Philippines Amphibious Exercise

    The amphibious dock landing ship wrapped up a series of strategic amphibious exercises with the Armed Forces of the Philippines Oct. 9 as part of Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX).

    Armed Forces of the Philippines service members board a landing craft air cushion (LCAC) in Palawan, Philippines, during PHIBLEX. (u.S. Navy/MC2 Will Gaskill)
  6. US, ROK Navy Senior Enlisted Leaders Conduct Joint Training

    Chief Petty Officers from the U.S. and Republic of Korea (ROK) navies teamed up to conduct the first Chief Petty Officer Training Symposium in Chinhae, Oct. 5-7.

    Command Master Chief Jason Knupp speaks during a combined U.S. and Republic of Korea chief petty officer training symposium, Oct. 6. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Abraham Essenmacher)
  7. SEACAT 2015 Exercise Underway in Singapore

    The 14th annual Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training (SEACAT) exercise kicked off at the Republic of Singapore Navy's Multinational Operations and Exercises Centre, Oct. 5.

    Participants from the seven nations taking part in SEACAT 2015 work together at the Changi Command and Control Centre, Oct. 5. (Photo courtesy of the Singapore Ministry of Defence)
  8. Fleet Week Kicks Off in San Francisco

    The 35th annual San Francisco Fleet Week runs Oct. 5-12, and will welcome more than 2,000 Sailors and Marines to the Bay Area for the week-long tribute to the sea services.

    USS Somerset (LPD 25) passes under the Oakland Bay Bridge Oct. 5 as it prepares to pull into port to participate in San Francisco Fleet Week. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Ryan Riley)
  9. U.S., Bangladesh Armed Forces Complete CARAT 2015

    The 5th annual exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Bangladesh came to a close at Naval Base Issa Khan, Oct. 4.

    USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) and ships from the Bangladesh Navy gather in formation during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Bangladesh 2015. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Joe Bishop)
  10. USS Benfold Departs for Forward Deployment to 7th Fleet

    The guided-missile destroyer departs San Diego Oct. 2 for Yokosuka, Japan, where the ship will join U.S. 7th Fleet's Forward Deployed Naval Forces.

    USS Benfold (DDG 65) file photo. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Nathan Burke)