1. Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy: Happy 126th Birthday Chiefs - Chief On!

    Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Russell Smith's message to the Chiefs Mess on this April 1, 126th anniversary of the Chief Petty Officer rank.

    Chief Master-at-Arms Nicholas Graham gives the order to fire on a target during a live-fire gunnery exercise in the Philippine Sea aboard USS Milius (DDG 69) in March. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Rufus Hucks)
  2. Pacific Partnership multinational team arrives in Micronesia

    USNS Brunswick (T-EPF 6) arrived in the Lower Mortlock Islands, March 31, to support local communities' recovery from the aftermath of Typhoon Wutip as part of Pacific Partnership.

    In this file photo, USNS Brunswick (T-EPF 6) departs Naval Base Guam, March 4, passing USNS Fall River (T-EPF 4) and marking the start of Pacific Partnership 2019. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Nathan Carpenter)
  3. Pacific Partnership 2019 begins Malaysia mission

    Senior mission leadership, host nation and partner nation personnel attended the opening ceremony of the mission's third stop, in Kuching, March 30.

    Capt. Randy Van Rossum, Pacific Partnership 2019 mission commander, rings a ceremonial gong to open Pacific Partnership 2019 in Malaysia. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Nicholas Burgains)
  4. USS Wasp, Marines arrive in the Philippines for Balikatan exercise

    The amphibious assault ship, with embarked Marines from Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force 4, arrived in Subic Bay, March 30.

    Sailors aboard USS Wasp (LHD 1) prepare to man the rails as the amphibious assault ship arrives in Subic Bay, March 30. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Benjamin F. Davella III)
  5. USNS Fall River arrives in Malaysia for Pacific Partnership

    The Kuching mission includes training with local medical professionals, civil engineering projects, and humanitarian assistance and disaster relief readiness drills.

    Pacific Partnership 2019 personnel stand at parade rest as USNS Fall River (T-EPF 4) arrives at the Port of Kuching, March 28. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Nicholas Burgains)
  6. Pacific Partnership 2019 completes mission in Marshall Islands

    The multinational team departed aboard USNS Brunswick (T-EPF 6), March 28, after two-plus weeks of events focused on disaster response and outreach.

    Rear Adm. Joey Tynch lets a Marshallese child try on his cover at the Eniburr pier during Pacific Partnership. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Chanel Turner)
  7. VP-47 keeps watch during FFA’s Operation Rai Balang in Pacific Islands

    Patrol Squadron (VP) 47 flew multiple missions in support of combatting illegal, unregulated or unreported fishing activity.

    File photo of a P-8A Poseidon from Patrol Squadron (VP) 47. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Bryan Niegel)
  8. Pacific Fleet commander promotes mutual respect, partnerships during LIMA Exhibition

    Adm. John Aquilino told a gathering from around the Indo-Pacific that all nations have benefitted economically from the stability at sea brought by following international law.

    Adm. John Aquilino delivers remarks during the Chief of Navies' Roundtable Talks at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Leonard Adams)
  9. USS Zumwalt visits Alaska during 3rd Fleet operations

    The lead ship of the U.S. Navy’s newest class of guided-missile destroyers, USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), arrived in Ketchikan, Alaska, March 23, for a port visit.

    USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) sits along the pier in Ketchikan during a port visit. (Photo courtesy of Shawna Shotwell)
  10. U.S. Navy ships, aircraft arrive in Malaysia for LIMA exhibition

    USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) and USS Preble (DDG 88) arrived, March 25, ahead of the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace (LIMA) Exhibition.

    USS Preble (DDG 88), as seen from USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), sits at anchor off Langkawi, Malaysia, March 25. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Leonard Adams)