1. USS Rushmore concludes exercise Iron Fist 2018

    The dock landing ship, with elements of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit and the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, concluded exercise Iron Fist 2018, Feb. 7.

    Landing craft air cushions (LCAC) conduct amphibious operations from USS Rushmore (LSD 47) during Iron Fist 2018, Feb. 5. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Reymundo A. Villegas III)
  2. U.S. Navy aircraft participate in Singapore Airshow

    U.S. Navy aircrews are enhancing partnerships and highlighting the capabilities of their aircraft at the Singapore Airshow 2018, Feb. 6-11.

    Official file photo of a P-8A Poseidon aircraft. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Juan S. Sua)
  3. Dewey, Sterett to depart San Diego for Indo-Pacific

    Both USS Dewey (DDG 105) and USS Sterett (DDG 104) will depart their homeport, Feb. 6, for a scheduled deployment to the Indo-Pacific region.

    File photo of USS Sterett (DDG 104) and USS Dewey (DDG 105). (U.S. Navy/MC2 Declan Barnes)
  4. USS Omaha commissioned as Navy’s newest LCS

    The littoral combat ship USS Omaha (LCS 12) became the newest member of the Navy’s surface fleet during a ceremony in San Diego, Feb. 3.

    Sailors aboard USS Omaha (LCS 12) salute as they man the rails during the ship's commissioning ceremony, Feb. 3. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Melissa K. Russell)
  5. USS Annapolis arrives at new homeport of San Diego

    The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine arrived at Naval Base Point Loma, Feb. 2, after completing an inner-fleet transfer from Groton, Conn.

    USS Annapolis (SSN 760) arrives at Naval Base Point Loma, Feb. 2. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Derek Harkins)
  6. USS Bonhomme Richard, Marines depart Okinawa to continue regional patrol

    The forward-deployed amphibious assault ship departed Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 2, after embarking Marines from the 3d Marine Division.

    A tug boat guides USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) away from the pier in Okinawa, Feb. 2. (U.S. Navy/MC2 William Sykes)
  7. America ARG returns to San Diego after deployment

    USS America (LHA 6), USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) and USS San Diego (LPD 22) returned home from a seven-month deployment to the Indo-Pacific, Middle East, Mediterranean, and Horn of Africa regions, Feb. 2.

    Sailors and Marines man the rails as USS America (LHA 6) transits San Diego Bay, Feb. 2. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Jonathan A. Colon)
  8. Navy to commission littoral combat ship Omaha

    The newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship, the future USS Omaha (LCS 12), will be commissioned during a ceremony at the Broadway pier in San Diego, Feb. 3.

    File photo of the future USS Omaha (LSC 12). (U.S. Navy/Austal USA)
  9. USS Bonhomme Richard arrives in Okinawa to embark Marines for patrol

    The amphibious assault ship arrived at White Beach, Okinawa, Jan. 31, to embark Marines from 3d Marine Division in preparation for exercise Cobra Gold 2018.

    USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) approaches the pier at White Beach Naval Facility, Jan. 31. (U.S. Navy/MC2 William Sykes)
  10. Admiral Scott Swift talks command and control

    Adm. Scott Swift, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, talks about fleet readiness and "Mastering the Art of Command and Control," his article in the February issue of Proceedings Magazine.