1. Indo-Pacific maritime forces kick off 18th SEACAT exercise

    The U.S. Navy and maritime forces from 10 partner nations began the latest iteration of Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training in Singapore, Aug. 19.

    In this file photo, Royal Malaysian Police Force officers clear the main deck of a vessel during a visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) practical training scenario as part of exercise SEACAT 2018. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Christopher A. Veloicaza)
  2. U.S., allied forces begin EOD exercise Hydracrab in Guam

    Expeditionary forces from Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the U.S. kicked off the inaugural explosive ordnance disposal exercise, Aug. 19.

    Royal Australian Navy explosive ordnance disposal technicians prepare to fast-rope down from a tower during training as part of exercise Hydracrab, Aug. 19. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Billy Ho)
  3. Carrier Air Wing 5 commander makes 1,000th arrested landing

    Capt. Michael Rovenolt joined an elite group of naval aviators when he executed his 1,000th career trap aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), Aug. 17.

    Capt. Rovenolt lands an F/A-18E Super Hornet from Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 27 aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), Aug. 17. (U.S. Navy/Lt. Kale Nickels)
  4. USS Oklahoma City returns home from regional patrol

    The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine returned to its homeport of Apra Harbor, Guam, Aug. 18, following a months-long Indo-Pacific patrol.

    USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) approaches the pier at Naval Base Guam, Aug 18. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Kelsey J. Hockenberger)
  5. Pacific Fleet Band concert to honor WWII Sailors, Pearl Harbor Navy music heritage

    The concert at the Pearl Harbor National Memorial, Aug. 22 at 11 a.m., will feature selections from the unit bands attached to ships at Pearl Harbor during WWII.

    Members of the USS Arizona (BB 39) dance band pause for a photo at Pearl Harbor's Bloch Arena during the Battle of Music semifinal on Nov. 22, 1941. (U.S. Navy photo)
  6. U.S. Navy and Coast Guard, Malaysia counterparts kick off maritime exercise

    Maritime Training Activity Malaysia 2019 is a continuation of 25 years of engagements between the U.S. Navy and Royal Malaysian Navy.

    Royal Malaysia Navy sailors assist in the mooring of USS Montgomery (LCS 8) as the littoral combat ship arrives at Lumut Naval Base, Aug. 13. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Tristin Barth)
  7. U.S., allied forces launch EOD exercise Hydracrab

    Expeditionary forces from Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the U.S. arrived in Guam Aug. 14 for the inaugural explosive ordnance disposal exercise.

    In this file photo, EOD technicians from various nations demonstrate helicopter rope suspension technique cast procedures during exercise Tricrab on Naval Base Guam in 2016. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Alfred A. Coffield)
  8. 7th Fleet P-8A Poseidon aircraft visits New Zealand

    A P-8A Poseidon assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 5 visited Royal New Zealand Air Force Base Ohakea, New Zealand, Aug. 11, for joint training.

    U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft from Patrol Squadron (VP) 5 sits on the tarmac at Royal New Zealand Air Force Base Ohakea. (NZDF/Cpl. Naoimi James)
  9. Repatriation ceremony brings brothers to final resting place

    More than 77 years after they died aboard USS Oklahoma (BB 37), Calvin H. Palmer and Wilfred D. Palmer were laid to rest in Port Orchard, Washington.

    A Sailor salutes as the flag is unfurled over the remains of Calvin H. Palmer and Wilfred D. Palmer during a repatriation ceremony in Port Orchard, Wash., Aug. 9. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Vaughan Dill)
  10. VFA-102 commanding officer lands trap milestone

    Cmdr. Harry Evans made his 1,000th career landing, or trap, in an F/A-18F Super Hornet aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) in the South China Sea.

    An F/A-18F Super Hornet piloted by Cmdr. Harry Evans, commanding officer of VFA-102, lands on the flight deck of USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), Aug. 6. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Janweb B. Lagazo)