1. Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group Deploys

    Ships of the Bonhomme Richard ARG departed Sasebo, Japan, this week for training and a patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations.

    USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) and USS Ashland (LSD 48) maneuver to conduct a replenishment at sea, June 5.  (U.S. Navy/MC1 Ty C. Connors)
  2. USNS Mercy Arrives in 7th Fleet for Pacific Partnership

    The hospital ship arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations June 4 in support of Pacific Partnership 2015.

    USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) transits the Pacific May 27 while en route to U.S. 7th Fleet. (U.S. Navy/MCC Christopher E. Tucker)
  3. USNS Millinocket Visits Kiribati During First Stop of PP15

    The joint high speed vessel arrived in the Republic of Kiribati June 2 for the first mission visit of Pacific Partnership 2015.

    The president of the Republic of Kiribati Anote Tong and First Lady Madam Tong arrive at the misison's opening ceremony to celebrate the arrival of USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3). (U.S. Navy/MC1 Carla Burdt)
  4. Australia, U.S. Alliance on Display for Talisman Sabre 2015

    More than 33,000 U.S. and Australian personnel will participate in the biennial military training exercise Talisman Sabre 2015 in Australia July 4-19.

  5. USS Sampson Returns from 7th Fleet Deployment

    The guided-missile destroyer returned home to San Diego June 1 from a seven-month independent deployment to the Western Pacific.

    USS Sampson (DDG 102) returns to its San Diego homeport, June 1. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Zacharay Bell)
  6. USNS Millinocket Arrives in 7th Fleet for Pacific Partnership

    The joint high speed vessel and embarked Task Force Forager arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations May 31 in support of this year's Pacific Partnership mission.

    USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3) operates in the Pacific May 28 after departing Hawaii for Pacific Partnership. (U.S. Navy/MC3 William McCann)
  7. Team Carl Vinson Assists Distressed Mariner in Pacific

    USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) crew and embarked Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 15 rendered assistance to a mariner 400 nautical miles off the coast of Honolulu, May 31.

    Sailors transport a mariner brought aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) at sea for assistance May 31. (U.S. Navy/MCSN D’Andre L. Roden)
  8. USS Topeka Arrives in Guam Homeport

    The Los Angeles-class submarine USS Topeka (SSN 754) arrived at its new homeport of U.S. Naval Base Guam, May 29.

    USS Topeka (SSN 754) pulls into Apra Harbor, May 29. (U.S. Navy/JoAnna Delfin)
  9. Chancellorsville Departs for Forward Deployment to 7th Fleet

    The guided-missile cruiser departed San Diego May 28 for Yokosuka, Japan, to join U.S. 7th Fleet's Forward Deployed Naval Forces.

    USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) departs Naval Base San Diego, May 28. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Trevor Welsh)
  10. Adm. Swift Takes Command of Pacific Fleet

    Adm. Scott H. Swift returned to his home state and relieved Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr. as commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet during a change of command ceremony on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, May 27.

    Adm. Scott H. Swift reads his orders as he assumes command of U.S. Pacific Fleet from Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr. on Wednesday. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Diana Quinlan)