1. U.S. Coast Guard national security cutter visits Fiji

    USCGC Stratton (WMSL 752) arrived in Lautoka, June 27, marking the cutter’s first international port call of their Western Pacific patrol.

    Josaia Maiwai, left, a Fijian fisheries officer, meets with Capt. Bob Little, center, commanding officer of USCGC Stratton (WMSL 752), and Lt. Cmdr. Eric Quigley, the ship's operations officer, while underway in the Western Pacific, June 25.  (U.S. Coast Guard/PO2 Jasmine Mieszala)
  2. USS Montgomery arrives in Davao City for port visit

    The Independence-class littoral combat ship arrived in Davao City, June 29, for the ship’s first port visit to the Philippines during her first deployment.

    USS Montgomery (LCS 8) file photo. (U.S. Navy/Muclkey Photography)
  3. Fair winds and following seas to a Pearl Harbor icon

    Family, friends and guests paid their last respects to one of the iconic figures of the Pearl Harbor region, retired Master Chief Yeoman James “Jim” Taylor, June 27.

    In this file photo, retired Master Chief Yeoman Jim Taylor, Pearl Harbor survivor liaison, speaks about Pearl Harbor survivor Coxswain Gale D. Mohlenbrink during an ash scattering ceremony at the USS Utah Memorial on Ford Island in 2013. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Johans Chavarro)
  4. U.S. Navy to christen littoral combat ship Oakland

    The future San Diego-based Independence-variant littoral combat ship will be christened during a ceremony in Mobile, Alabama, June 29.

    A graphic representation of the future Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Oakland (LCS 24). (U.S. Navy)
  5. Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 11 Sailors awarded Bronze Stars for valor

    Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technicians 1st Class Christopher Greene and Travis Holland were recognized for their heroic actions during Operation Inherent Resolve.

    Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technicians 1st Class Christopher Greene and Travis Holland pose for a photo with Capt. Oscar Rojas after he presented the two Sailors with the Bronze Star Medal, June 27. (U.S. Navy/Lt. Kara Handley)
  6. 30th Naval Construction Regiment, ROK Navy Seabees strengthen cooperation

    A new memorandum of understanding continues the longstanding partnership between the two naval engineering units.

    Capt. Steve Stasick and Capt. Seok Han Yoon, sign a memorandum of understanding between their two units, June 26. (U.S. Navy/MCC Matthew White)
  7. U.S. Navy remembers beginning of Korean War

    Sailors serving in Korea recognized the 69th anniversary of the start of the Korean War by participating in multiple commemorations, June 25 and 26.

    Rear Adm. "Buzz Donnelly bows his head for a moment of silence during a ceremony commemorating the 69th anniversary of the Battle of Daehan Strait, which marked the start of the Korean War. (U.S. Navy/MC2 William Carlisle)
  8. USS Patriot makes Jakarta, Indonesia, port call

    The mine countermeasures ship arrived in Jakarta, June 25, for a port visit and engagements with the Indonesian Navy's 2nd Fleet and 2nd Marine Division.

    USS Patriot (MCM 7) leadership pose for a photo with their welcoming party in Jakarta, June 25. (U.S. Embassy Jakarta)
  9. USS Pioneer visits Kota Kinabalu during regional operations

    The mine countermeasures ship arrived in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, for a port visit, June 26.

    In this file photo, USS Pioneer (MCM 9) operates in the South China Sea in May. (U.S. Navy/Lt. j.g. Alexander Fairbanks)
  10. Navy accepts delivery of future USS Cincinnati

    After commissioning later this year, the future USS Cincinnati (LCS 20) will be homeported in San Diego.

    The future  littoral combat ship USS Cincinnati (LCS 20) conducts acceptance trials in the Gulf of Mexico in February. (U.S. Navy/Austal USA)