1. USS Santa Fe Returns Home Following 7th Fleet Deployment

    The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Jan. 28 following a deployment to the Western Pacific region.

    USS Santa Fe (SSN 763) returns  to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Jan. 28. (U.S Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jason Swink)
  2. Pacific Fleet Commander Gets Close Look at P-8 Advanced Capabilities

    Adm. Harry Harris, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, saw firsthand the advanced capabilities of the P-8A Poseidon on a flight with the War Eagles of Patrol Squadron (VP) 16, Jan 24.

    Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, center, observes operations aboard a P-8A Poseidon aircraft above the East China Sea, Jan. 24. (U.S. Navy photo)
  3. USS Denver Departs For 7th Fleet Patrol, Cobra Gold

    The amphibious transport dock ship got underway from Sasebo, Japan, Jan. 27, for operations in 7th Fleet, including exercise Cobra Gold in Thailand.

    USS Denver (LPD 9) pulls away from the pier at Fleet Activities Sasebo, Japan, Jan. 27. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Adam D. Wainwright)
  4. USS Shiloh to Sharpen Proficiency, Skills on Independent Patrol

    The guided-missile cruiser departed Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, Jan. 24 on an independent patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations.

    Fire Controlman 2nd Class Lauren Belt, foreground, and Fire Controlman 1st Class Edwin Falcis, both assigned to the guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67), monitor their consoles during a Fleet Synthetic Trainer-Joint (FST-J) Ballistic Missile Defense exercise aboard the ship. (U.S. Navy photo by Fire Controlman 2nd Class Kristopher G. Horton)
  5. 7th Fleet Ballistic Missile Team Supports JMSDF in Exercise Keen Edge

    U.S. 7th Fleet, U.S. Forces Japan and Japan Self Defense Force (JMSDF) operators will hone their Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) skills in exercise Keen Edge 2014 which runs through Jan. 31.

  6. Pacific Fleet Deputy Commander Praises Navy League in Hawaii

    Rear Adm. Robert Girrier praised and thanked the Navy League and its Honolulu Council leadership at the council's 2014 annual meeting and elections dinner Jan. 23.

    Rear Adm. Robert Girrier addresses members of the Navy League Honolulu Council during their annual meeting and elections dinner, Jan. 23. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David Kolmel)
  7. Multi-ship Exercise Koa Kai Gets Underway Near Hawaii

    Seven Hawaii-homeported surface ships and two San Diego-based surface ships will participate in the integrated maritime exercise Koa Kai 14-1 near Hawaii starting Jan. 24 and continuing through Jan. 31.

    In this file photo from a previous Koa Kai exericse, USS O'Kane (DDG 77) launches an exercise torpedo. (U.S. Navy photograph by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Daniel Barker)
  8. Pacific Fleet Commander Thanks Sailors in Singapore

    Adm. Harry Harris visited Commander Logistics Group Western Pacific and Sailors aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111) Jan. 22 in Singapore.

    Adm. Harry Harris greets Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111) in Singapore, Jan. 22. (U.S. Navy photo by Cryptologic Technician Technical 2nd Class Shawn D. Stone)
  9. Bonhomme Richard Completes Maintenance Availability

    The forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) completed a three-month maintenance availability period, Jan. 21.

    Machinist's Mate Fireman Chase Owen checks stern gate two's cooling water valves aboard USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) Jan. 21 during sea trials. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jerome D. Johnson)
  10. Senator Rubio Visits 7th Fleet Commander Aboard Flagship

    U.S. Senator Marco Rubio met with U.S. 7th Fleet Commander Vice Adm. Robert L. Thomas aboard the flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) while visiting Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, Jan. 21.

    U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is greeted by Vice Adm. Robert L. Thomas Jr., commander of U.S. 7th Fleet, on the quarterdeck of the flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) during a visit to Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Jan. 21. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Joshua Karsten)