1. USS Preble interdicts 2,000 kilograms of cocaine

    The guided-missile destroyer and embarked U.S. Coast Guard team seized 100 bales of suspected cocaine worth over $40 million, in the Eastern Pacific.

    A U.S. Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment team member, embarked aboard USS Preble (DDG 88), boards a low profile go fast vessel (LPGFV) during an interdiction operation in the Eastern Pacific. (U.S. Coast Guard)
  2. USS Montgomery returns home from Indo-Pacific deployment

    The littoral combat ship returned to San Diego following a 12-month rotational deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations.

    USS Montgomery (LCS 8) transits San Diego Bay, June 10. (U.S Navy/MC3 Alex Corona)
  3. USS Kidd departs San Diego as deployment continues

    The guided-missile destroyer returns to sea after more than a month in San Diego aggressively responding to an earlier COVID-19 outbreak at sea.

    Boatswain’s Mate Seaman Lucas Hood handles a mooring line as USS Kidd (DDG 100) departs San Diego, June 10. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Alex Corona)
  4. SMWDC celebrates 5th anniversary, rapidly increasing surface force lethality

    The Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center increases the lethality and tactical proficiency of the surface force across all domains.

    Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center headquarters staff pose for a group photo while celebrating SMWDC's fifth anniversary. (U.S. Navy)
  5. USS Nebraska Gold earns the Arleigh Burke Fleet Trophy

    The trophy is awarded annually to one ship or aircraft squadron from both the Pacific and Atlantic for achieving the greatest improvement in battle efficiency.

    USS Nebraska (SSBN 739) file photo. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Amanda R. Gray)
  6. U.S. Navy navigates to 'new normal'

    The Navy has incorporated lessons learned into guidance to sustain underway operations while fighting the virus during future outbreaks at sea.

    Sailors man the rails as USS Princeton (CG 59) departs San Diego, June 8, for a deployment with the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Alex Corona)
  7. PACFLT hosts Naval Academy plebes, NAPS candidates

    The event was an opportunity for 10 incoming midshipmen, and selectees for the Naval Academy Preparatory School, to interact with Navy leaders.

    Adm. John Aquilino, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, speaks with Wester Gapasangra as his parents, Senior Chief Wester Gapasangra and mother Grace look on. Wester, a graduate of Radford High School in Honolulu, who will attend the U.S. Naval Academy. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Kenneth Rodriguezsantiago)
  8. Nimitz Carrier Strike Group deploys, will conduct maritime security operations

    USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and elements of the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group deployed from San Diego, June 8.

    USS Nimitz (CVN 68) departs Naval Air Station North Island, June 8. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Natalie M. Byers)
  9. Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group begins 2020 deployment

    This deployment marks USS Ronald Reagan’s (CVN 76) fifth year of service as part of U.S. 7th Fleet's forward-deployed naval forces.

    In this file photo, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) transits the Coral Sea during exercise Talisman Sabre 2019. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Kaila V. Peters)
  10. Journey of service leads chaplain to Navy

    A commitment to helping others led Lt. Emily Rosenzweig, recipient of the Navy's first Joshua Goldberg Award, to the sea service.

    Lt. Emily Rosenzweig reads a Hebrew prayer aboard the USS Arizona Memorial during an interfaith prayer service and floral tribute in December 2016. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Katarzyna Kobiljak)