1. Pacific Fleet Master Chief Relieved

    Fleet Master Chief (FLTCM) Marco A. Ramirez was relieved by commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet Adm. Harry Harris, Jr. April 16 due to lack of confidence.

  2. USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) Returns to Singapore

    The littoral combat ship returned to Singapore April 15 after a two-month stint operating in Northeast Asia and Southeast Asia.

    USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) file photo. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Jay C. Pugh)
  3. USS Gary to Return from Final Deployment

    The frigate is scheduled to return to Naval Base San Diego April 17 from its final deployment, where it operated in the U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet and U.S. 3rd Fleet areas of operation.

    USS Gary (FFG 51) file photo. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Rosalie Garcia)
  4. USS Louisville Returns from Deployment

    The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, April 10, following a deployment to the Western Pacific.

    USS Louisville (SSN 724) returns to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, April 10. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Steven Khor)
  5. Bonhomme Richard ARG Completes 7th Fleet Patrol

    The forward-deployed Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group completed three months of operations throughout the 7th Fleet area of operations, April 10.

    Ships of the Bonhomme Richard ARG conduct a replenishment at sea in March. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Cameron McCulloch)
  6. U.S., Republic of Korea Navies Enhance MCM Capabilities

    The two navies conducted a successful mine countermeasures exercise March 30 - April 11 as part of exercise Foal Eagle 2015.

    Sailors aboard USS Chief (MCM 14) lower a mine neutralization vehicle (MNV) into position on the ship's fantail after training as part of exercise Foal Eagle 2015. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Abraham Essenmacher)
  7. SECNAV Visits Sailors During NEA Vietnam

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus visited Sailors participating in the sixth annual Naval Engagement Activity (NEA) Vietnam 2015, April 9.

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus speaks with Sailors aboard USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) in Da Nang. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Conor Minto)
  8. U.S. Navy Kicks Off Naval Engagement Activities with Vietnam

    The U.S. Navy began the sixth annual Naval Engagement Activity (NEA) with the Vietnam People's Navy April 6, as both nations celebrate the 20th anniversary of diplomatic relations in 2015.

    Cmdr. Christopher England, commanding officer of USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62), shakes hands with an officer from the Vietnam People’s Navy during the opening ceremony of Naval Engagement Activity (NEA) Vietnam. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Patrick Dionne)
  9. U.S. 3rd Fleet Hosts Staff Talks for Maritime Defense

    Leaders from U.S. 3rd Fleet, U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Area, and the Royal Canadian Navy met March 31-April 1 in San Diego for the sixth annual Three-Party Staff Talks.

    Cmdr. Michael Jarrett, commanding officer of USS Freedom (LCS 1), gives Vice Adm. Charles W. Ray, commander, U.S. Coast Guard Pacific and Royal Canadian Navy Rear Adm. William Truelove, commander, Maritime Forces Pacific a tour of the ship's waterborne mission zone as part of Three-Party Staff Talks. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Kory Alsberry)
  10. USS Antietam Visits Hong Kong During Regional Patrol

    The guided-missile cruiser arrived in Hong Kong for a port visit, April 3.

    USS Antietam (CG 54) file photo. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Declan Barnes)