1. USS Green Bay Enters U.S. 7th Fleet Area of Operations

    The amphibious transport dock ship, en route to Sasebo, Japan, arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations Feb. 10.

    USS Green Bay (LPD 20) transits the Pacific, Feb. 5. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Edward Guttierrez III)
  2. USS San Francisco Returns from Western Pacific Deployment

    The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine returned to its homeport of Naval Base Point Loma, Feb. 9 following an extended seven-month deployment to the Western Pacific.

    USS San Francisco (SSN 711) transits San Diego Harbor while returning to Naval Base Point Loma, Feb. 9. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Kyle Carlstrom)
  3. USS Lassen Maintains Presence in the Western Pacific

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) departed its forward deployed location of Yokosuka, Japan, Feb. 3 for a routine patrol in the 7th Fleet area of operations.

    Sailors aboard USS Lassen (DDG 82) observe Mt. Fuji as the ship departs Yokosuka. (U.S. Navy/Lt. j.g. Lauren Chatmas)
  4. CNO Reenlists Hawaii-based Sailors, Talks Pacific Rebalance

    Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert held an all hands call at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Feb. 6 for service members, civilians and their families stationed on Oahu.

    Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert reenlists 17 Sailors in front of their families, other service members and civilians prior to an all hands call on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Brennan D. Knaresboro)
  5. Navy Exercise to Train, Certify Independent Deployers

    Five ships will take part in an independent deployer certification exercise in the Southern California and Hawaii operating areas Feb. 9-20.

    In this file photo, ships operate together in October off the coast of Southern California during a task group exercise. (U.S. Navy/FC2 Andrew Albin)
  6. Hawaii Visits Yokosuka During Western Pacific Deployment

    The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine returned to Fleet Activities Yokosuka Feb. 5 for a visit as part of its deployment in U.S. 7th Fleet.

    USS Hawaii (SNN 776) approaches Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, Feb. 5.  (U.S. Navy/MC2 Declan Barnes)
  7. LCS Crew 103 to Deploy to Singapore, Rotate to USS Fort Worth

    The Sailors are scheduled to depart San Diego for Singapore Feb. 8 to relieve LCS Crew 104 on USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) as part of a 16-month rotational deployment in support of the Navy's strategic rebalance to the Pacific.

    In this file photo, USS Fort Worth (LCC 3) arrives in Singapore in December. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Jay Pugh)
  8. USS Halsey to Return From Western Pacific Deployment

    The guided-missile destroyer is scheduled to return home to Pearl Harbor Feb. 5 from a seven-month deployment to the Western Pacific.

    In this file photo, USS Halsey (DDG 97) operates in the South China Sea in October. (U.S. Navy/MCSN David Flewellyn)
  9. Fort Worth Departs Singapore After Scheduled Maintenance

    The littoral combat ship got underway from Singapore Feb. 2 after completing her first scheduled preventive maintenance period during a maiden 16-month rotational deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific.

    In this file photo, operates in the Java Sea in January while supporting AirAsia search efforts. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Antonio P. Turretto Ramos)
  10. Patrol Squadron 40 Home Following 7th Fleet Deployment

    The Fighting Marlins returned to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash., Jan. 29, following seven months deployed in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations.

    In this file photo, a P-3C Orion from Patrol Squadron 40 flies a mission in August during GUAMEX 2014, a multilateral anti-submarine warfare exercise to enhance interoperability and strengthen personnel ties between the U.S. Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, Royal Australian Air Force and Royal New Zealand Air Force. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Jillian Lotti)