1. NMCB-5 completes 100th Seabee project in Timor-Leste

    A ribbon-cutting ceremony at a two-room schoolhouse in Dili this week marked a milestone in the Seabees' impactful contribution in the country.

    Local officials and U.S. Embassy representatives, including U.S. Ambassador to Timor-Leste Kathleen Fitzpatrick, gather for a photo with Seabess from NMCB 5, June 23. (U.S. Embassy Timor-Leste)
  2. USS Preble returns after successful counter-narcotics deployment

    The guided-missile destroyer returned home following a surge deployment to the U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations.

    USS Preble (DDG 88) returns to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, June 25. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Jaimar Carson Bondurant)
  3. USS Blue Ridge returns to Yokosuka following regional patrol

    The U.S. 7th Fleet flagship returned to Yokosuka, Japan, June 24, after a five-month Indo-Pacific patrol.

    Sailors man the rails as USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) returns to Yokosuka, June 24. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Matt Hall)
  4. Nimitz Carrier Strike Group arrives in Guam for safe haven liberty

    During the visit Sailors and Marines have access to specific designated areas on the pier and a secured beach on base.

    USS Nimitz (CVN 68) enters Apra Harbor, June 24. (U.S. Navy/MCC Matthew R. White)
  5. U.S. Navy, JMSDF exercise together in South China Sea

    USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) and a pair of Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force training ships conducted a variety of drills while sailing together.

    USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) conducts drills with JS Kashima (TV 3508) and JS Shimayuki (TV 3513), June 23. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Brenton Poyser)
  6. San Diego squadron receives first CMV-22B Osprey

    The Navy’s first CMV-22B Osprey for operational use, assigned to Fleet Logistics Multi-Mission Squadron (VRM) 30, has arrived at Naval Air Station North.

    The first CMV-22B Osprey assigned to Fleet Logistics Multi-Mission Squadron (VRM) 30 lands at Naval Air Station North Island, June 22. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Chelsea D. Meiller)
  7. Theodore Roosevelt, Nimitz carrier strike groups operate together in 7th Fleet

    The two strike groups commenced dual carrier flight operations in the Philippine Sea, June 21.

    Sailors USS Nimitz (CVN 68) conduct preflight checks during operations in the Pacific, June 12. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Greg Hall)
  8. Navy littoral combat ship USS Kansas City joins the fleet

    The Navy commissioned Kansas City administratively via naval message due to the pandemic and transitioned the ship to normal operations.

    Cmdr. William Dvorak, the executive officer of USS Kansas City (LCS 22), salutes commanding officer Cmdr. R.J. Zamberlan during a reading of his orders as part of the ship's commissioning ceremony. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Alex Corona)
  9. USS Theodore Roosevelt aviators eject safely at sea

    Two aviators ejected from an F/A-18F Super Hornet and are in good condition aboard the aircraft carrier after being quickly recovered by helicopter.

    In this file photo, USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) operates in the Philippine Sea, June 11. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Robyn B. Melvin)
  10. Blue Ridge conducts submarine familiarization with USS Asheville

    The training in the Philippine Sea gave the crew of the 7th Fleet flagship the chance to observe and operate with a submarine.

    USS Asheville (SSN 758) transits alongside USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) in the Philippine Sea, June 14. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Adam K. Thoma)