1. U.S. Navy Admiral Mentors Korean Female ROTC Unit

    Rear Adm. Lisa Franchetti discussed her command philosophy and ideas on career development with 60 female cadets at Seoul's Sookmyung Women's University, Jan. 8.

    Rear Adm. Lisa Franchetti, third row center, joins female ROTC cadets in expressing the Korean phrase "Katchi Kapshida!" (which translates as "We Go Together") during her visit to Sookmyung University, Jan. 8. (U.S. Navy Photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Wendy Wyman)
  2. USS John Paul Jones to replace USS Lake Erie; USS Preble also moving to Hawaii

    The U.S. Navy announced Jan. 7 that USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) will swap homeports with USS Lake Erie (CG 70) this summer. USS Preble (DDG 88) will also leave San Diego for Hawaii this summer to replace the decommissioned frigate USS Reuben James (FFG 57).

    In this file photo, USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) steams alongside USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) during a fueling at sea last year. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Benjamin Crossley)
  3. Wounded Warrior Pacific Invitational Training Camp Underway

    Members of Team Navy, which includes 40 Sailors and Coast Guardsmen, are preparing at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Jan. 5-7 for the first-ever Wounded Warrior Pacific Invitational in Honolulu, Jan. 8-10.

    In this file photo, retired Master-at-Arms 3rd Class Nathan DeWalt warms up during track and field practice as part of the Wounded Warrior Pacific trials at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hicakm in November.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jon Dasbach)
  4. USS Kidd, USS Pinckney to Deploy to Western Pacific

    The guided-missile destroyers are scheduled to depart Naval Base San Diego Jan. 7 on independent deployments to the Western Pacific.

    In this file photo, USS Kidd (DDG 100) and USS Pinckney (DDG 91) transit in the Pacific during a composite training unit exercise off the coast of Southern California. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Carla Ocampo)
  5. Freedom Completes Maiden Deployment; Returns to San Diego

    The littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) returned to its homeport of San Diego Dec. 23 following the completion of its maiden deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations.

    USS Freedom (LCS 1) returns to San Diego Dec. 23 following completion of its historic maiden deployment to Southeast Asia. (U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Donnie W. Ryan)
  6. Navy Issues Record of Decision for Hawaii-Southern California Training and Testing Environmental Impact Statement

    The U.S. Navy has issued a Record of Decision (ROD) for the Hawaii-Southern California Training and Testing (HSTT) Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement (EIS/OEIS).

  7. Submarine USS Hampton Returns from Deployment

    The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine returned home to San Diego Dec. 18 following a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific.

    USS Hampton (SSN 767) is guided in by tugs as it returns to Naval Base Point Loma, Dec. 18.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kyle Carlstrom)
  8. USS Freedom Set to Complete Maiden Deployment

    The littoral combat ship is scheduled to return to its homeport of San Diego Dec. 23 following the completion of its maiden deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations.

    In this file photo, USS Freedom (LCS 1) prepares to enter the channel of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Dec. 13 for a port visit prior to proceeding home to San Diego.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Johans Chavarro)
  9. Lead of PACFLT Maritime Operations Center Unit Changes Hands

    Cmdr. David Lum relieved Capt. Charles Sharkey as the commanding officer of U.S. Pacific Fleet's Navy Reserve Maritime Operations Center (MOC) Detachment 301 during a ceremony aboard the Battleship Missouri Memorial, Dec. 17.

    Capt. Charles Sharkey prepares to pass through sideboys at the beginning of a change of command ceremony for Navy Reserve, Commander U.S. Pacific Fleet, Maritime Operations Center, Detachment 301. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ernesto Bonilla)
  10. Seabees, Tonga Counterparts Advance Disaster Center Project

    Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 Seabees, working with the Tonga Defense Force, reached the halfway point Dec. 18 in their construction of a new community center and disaster response center in Te'ekiu.

    Tonga Defense Force Lance Cpl. Saili Laisolo and Builder 3rd Class Paige Abernathy, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3’s Construction Civic Action Detail in Tonga, high five after completing a row of block, Dec. 18. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Chris Fahey)