1. USS Hopper returns to 7th Fleet on deployment

    The guided-missile destroyer entered the 7th Fleet area of operations, Jan. 4, following operations in 5th Fleet.

    In this file photo, USS Hopper (DDG 70) operates in the Arabian Gulf, Nov. 28. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Daniel Pastor)
  2. USS Pearl Harbor visits Singapore after 7th Fleet return

    The amphibious dock landing ship, with the embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), arrived in Singapore for a port visit, Jan. 2.

    USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) file photo. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Ramon Go)
  3. USS Frank Cable visits Pearl Harbor on return to Guam

    The submarine tender arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Jan. 2 for a port visit after recently completing a maintenance period in Portland, Oregon.

    Sailors man the rails as USS Frank Cable (AS 40) arrives at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Jan. 2. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Randall W. Ramaswamy)
  4. America ARG, 15th MEU resume 7th Fleet operations after return

    USS San Diego (LPD 22) and USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) recently returned from 5th Fleet to join USS America (LHA 6) in the Indo-Asia-Pacific.

    Aviation Boatswain Mate Handling Airman Ryan Sharland directs a Marine Corps UH-1Y Venom on the flight deck of USS San Diego (LPD 22), Dec. 28. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Justin A. Schoenberger)
  5. USS Frank Cable ready for return to fleet after maintenance and upgrade period

    The submarine tender recently completed a planned, dry dock repair availability in Portland, Oregon.

    USS Frank Cable (AS 40) departs Portland, Dec. 21. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Heather C. Wamsley)
  6. USS America departs Singapore after holiday visit

    The amphibious assault ship with the embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit concluded a port visit to Singapore, Dec. 28.

    In this file photo, USS America (LHA 6) arrives at RSS Singapura - Changi Naval Base for a port visit, Dec. 22. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Christopher A. Veloicaza)
  7. USS America returns to Singapore for port visit

    The amphibious assault ship and embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit arrived in Singapore for a scheduled port visit, Dec. 22.

    USS America (LHA 6) approaches the pier at RSS Singapura - Changi Naval Base, Dec. 22. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Christopher A. Veloicaza)
  8. Charting new course on junior officer bridge proficiency

    Twelve ensigns recently completed a pilot course at Surface Warfare Officer Schools Command designed to enhance their shiphandling skills.

    Capt. Scott F. Robertson, commander of Surface Warfare Officers School (SWOS), poses for a group photo with the first 12 ensigns to complete the first pilot Junior Officer of the Deck (JOOD) Course, Dec. 15. (U.S. Navy)
  9. Navy announces Installation Excellence Award winners

    Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) has announced this year's Navy Installation Excellence Award winners.

    In this file photo, Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 aircraft return home to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island earlier this month following a deployment aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68). ((U.S. Navy/MC2 Joseph E. Montemarano))
  10. Chief of Naval Operations visits CTF 70 units in Japan

    Adm. John Richardson spent time with Sailors from Carrier Air Wing 5, USS John S. McCain (DDG 56), USS Shiloh (CG 67) and USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) during his visit to Japan, Dec. 16-19.

    Adm. John Richardson talks to Sailors during an all-hands call aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), Dec. 19. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Kenneth Abbate)