1. U.S. Navy ships train with Western Hemisphere partners

    USS Somerset (LPD 25) and USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) are conducting interoperability and partnership exercises in Ecuador, Peru and Chile.

    USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) and the Ecuadorian Navy's LM24 Cuenca sail together in the Pacific, Nov. 22, as part of an exercise with the Ecuadorian Navy to combat illegal, unregulated, and unreported fishing. (U.S. Navy photo)
  2. John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group ships visit Singapore

    Three ships, including aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), arrived in Singapore for a port visit, Nov. 24.

    Ships of the John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group transit the Philippine Sea during dual carrier strike group operations with the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group, Nov. 16. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Connor D. Loessin)
  3. Future USS Tulsa arrives at San Diego homeport

    The Independence variant littoral combat ship arrived at Naval Base San Diego, Nov. 21, after completing the ship’s maiden voyage from Mobile, Alabama.

    The future USS Tulsa (LCS 16) arrives at its new homeport, Naval Base San Diego, Nov. 21. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Jason Isaacs)
  4. USS Shoup returns home from Indo-Pacific deployment

    The ship returned to Everett, Wash., Nov. 21, following a deployment supporting the Oceania Maritime Security Initiative and exercise Valiant Shield.

    USS Shoup (DDG 86) transits the Puget Sound as it returns to its homeport of Naval Station Everett, Nov. 21. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Jonathan Jiang)
  5. USS Green Bay visits Cairns following APEC security support

    After supporting security efforts at the APEC summit in Papua New Guinea, the ship and embarked Marines arrived in Cairns, Australia, for a port visit, Nov. 21.

    Sailors and Marines man the rails as USS Green Bay (LPD 20) arrives in Cairns, Nov. 21. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Anaid Banuelos Rodriguez)
  6. Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group ships visit Hong Kong

    Three ships, including aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), anchored in Hong Kong Harbor for a port visit, Nov. 21.

    USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) pulls into Hong Kong for a port visit, Nov. 21. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Codie L. Soule)
  7. USS Ashland completes typhoon recovery mission in Northern Mariana Islands

    The ship departed the waters near Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Nov. 20, after assisting with Typhoon Yutu recovery efforts.

    USS Ashland (LSD 48) approaches the island of Tinian, Nov. 3, to offload equipment from Combat Logistics Battalion 31. (U.S. Navy/Lt. Kyle Stewart)
  8. USS Green Bay departs Port Moresby after supporting APEC summit

    The Navy and Marine Corps team aboard the amphibious transport dock ship supported security efforts during the APEC leaders summit.

    A U.S. Marine Corps UH-1Y Venom helicopter prepares to land aboard USS Green Bay (LPD 20) during a training evolution as part of APEC security preparations in Port Moreseby, Nov. 15. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Anaid Banuelos Rodriguez)
  9. PACFLT hosts International Senior Enlisted Training Symposium

    Participants from 27 nations took part in the symposium at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in Hawaii.

    Dr. Deon Canyon, a professor at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia - Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS), engages with senior enlisted leaders from Pacific nations in an open discussion about humanitarian assistance and disaster relief during the International Senior Enlisted Leadership Training Symposium at APCSS.  (U.S. Navy/MC1 Phillip Pavlovich)
  10. NMCB 1 assumes charge of Joint Task Group Tinian during recovery efforts

    Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1's Guam detachment relieved the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit as Typhoon Yutu recovery efforts continue in Tinian.

    Builder 3rd Class William Mathis and Builder 2nd Class Anthony DeSalvo measure purlins while repairing the roof of Tinian Elementary School as part of Typhoon Tutu recovery efforts. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Kelsey Hockenberger)