1. U.S. Navy aircraft joins search and rescue efforts for missing mariners in East China Sea

    The U.S. Navy sent a P-8A aircraft to assist in an international search and rescue effort, Jan. 7, following a collision between two commercial vessels.

    In this file photo, a P-8A Poseidon from Patrol Squadron (VP) 8 takes off from  Kadena Air Base, Japan, in November. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Jerome Johnson)
  2. Amphibious assault ship USS Wasp joins 7th Fleet

    USS Wasp (LHD 1) entered U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations Jan. 6 as it transits to Sasebo, Japan, to replace USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6).

    In this file photo, USS Wasp (LHD 1) transits the Strait of Magellan in December while en route to the Pacific. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Levingston Lewis)
  3. Downed C-2A Greyhound located in Philippine Sea

    A team of deep water salvage experts located a C-2A Greyhound aircraft last week that crashed into the Philippine Sea en route to USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), Nov. 22.

    Official file photo of a C-2A Greyhound. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Alex Corona)
  4. Carl Vinson Strike Group departs for deployment to Western Pacific

    Ships and units of the carrier strike group departed the U.S. West Coast, Jan. 4-5, for a Western Pacific deployment.

    In this file photo, the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group steams together in the Pacific in June 2017. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Sean M. Castellano)
  5. 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)
  6. 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)
  7. 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)
  8. 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)
  9. 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)
  10. 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)