1. Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group, JMSDF Escort Division 12 train together

    The two forces conducted a variety of drills Oct. 24 - Nov. 2, demonstrating their partnership and combined sea power.

    USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) and JS Fuyuzuki (DD 118) sail in formation, Oct. 27. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Codie L. Soule)
  2. Pacific Fleet commander visits India to expand partnerships

    Adm. John C. Aquilino visited to strengthen the maritime partnership and emphasize the importance of a free and open Indo-Pacific.

    Adm. John C. Aquilino, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, receives a briefing from Vice Admiral Srikant, AVSM, the commandant of India's National Defence College, Oct. 29. (U.S. Navy photo)
  3. Command of USS Theodore Roosevelt changes hands

    Capt. Brett Crozier relieved Capt. Carlos Sardiello during a change of command ceremony aboard the aircraft carrier in San Diego, Nov. 1.

    Capt. Carlos Sardiello, the outgoing commanding officer of USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), gives remarks during the aircraft carrier's change of command ceremony, Nov. 1. (U.S. Navy/Airman D.J. Schwartz)
  4. Future USS Kansas City completes successful acceptance trials

    The future Independence-variant littoral combat ship will be homeported in San Diego after delivery and commissioning.

    The future USS Kansas City (LCS 22) transits through waters in Mobile, Alabama, during sea trials in September. (Photo courtesy of Austal USA)
  5. From Kingfisher to CARAT: U.S.-Brunei exercise concludes

    The U.S. and Royal Brunei Armed Forces successfully concluded the 25th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) maritime exercise, Oct. 31.

    USNS Millinocket (T-EPF 3), USS Montgomery (LCS 8) and the Royal Brunei Navy's KDB Syafaat sail together in the South China Sea behind KDB Darulaman during exercise CARAT, Oct. 29. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Christopher Veloicaza)
  6. Boxer Amphibious Ready Group, 11th MEU visit Guam

    The port visit gives Sailors and Marines an opportunity to enjoy the island after a busy past month training with allies and partners in the region.

    USS Boxer (LHD 4) sits along the pier at Naval Base Guam, Oct. 30. (U.S. Navy/Valerie Maigue)
  7. Navy underwater construction team widens channel in Micronesia

    The work by Sailors from Underwater Construction Team 2 as part of Triggerfish 2019 allows inter-island cargo and passenger ships to enter an atoll in a safer manner.

    Chief Builder Chris Farmer and Construction Mechanic 2nd Class Luke Jackson reel out detonation line over a shoal in a channel of the Sapwauhfik Atoll. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Omar Powell)
  8. USS Momsen returns home from Indo-Pacific deployment

    The guided-missile destroyer returned to its Everett, Washington, homeport, Oct. 28, following a deployment to the Western Pacific.

    USS Momsen (DDG 92) transits the Puget Sound as it returns to its homeport of Naval Station Everett, Oct. 28. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Jonathan Jiang)
  9. Pacific Fleet commander visits Singapore to strengthen partnerships

    Adm. John C. Aquilino's visit aimed to help expand the maritime partnership between the two countries and to highlight the importance of a free and open Indo-Pacific.

    Adm. John C. Aquilino receives a memento from Rear Adm. Aaron Beng, fleet commander of the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN), during a visit to the stealth frigate RSS Stalwart (72) at Changi Naval Base, Oct. 25. (U.S. Navy photo)
  10. COMSUBPAC, University of Hawaii deliver supplies to submarine with drone

    The UAV took a five-pound payload to USS Hawaii (SSN 776) while it was underway off Oahu.

    An unmanned aerial vehicle delivers a five-pound payload to USS Hawaii (SSN 776). (U.S. Navy/MC1 Michael B. Zingaro)