1. Navy accepts delivery of LCS 16, future USS Tulsa

    The Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Tulsa (LCS 16) during a ceremony in Mobile, Alabama, April 30.

    The future USS Tulsa (LCS 16) operates in the Gulf of Mexico during acceptance trials in March. (U.S. Navy/Austal USA)
  2. Blue Ridge marks major milestone in preparing for return to sea

    The 7th Fleet flagship reached a major ship’s life milestone with the completion of all major maintenance evolutions following a 23-month upkeep period, April 26.

    USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) moves to a pier after leaving dry dock at Fleet Activities Yokosuka in January. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Peter Burghart)
  3. Sterett, Dewey complete 'Up-Gunned ESG' operations in 7th Fleet

    The two San Diego-based guided-missile destroyers conducted operations in a multitude of warfare areas while deployed in U.S. 7th Fleet.

    USS Dewey (DDG 105), USS Sterett (DDG 104) and USS Wasp (LHD 1) maneuver together during a coordinated formation by the Wasp Expeditionary Strike Group, April 27. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Richard L.J. Gourley)
  4. USS Green Bay returns to Sasebo after patrol with 31st MEU

    The amphibious transport dock ship returned to Sasebo, Japan, April 28, after a regional patrol with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit.

    USS Green Bay (LPD 20) arrives in Sasebo, April 28. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Jordan Crouch)
  5. Theodore Roosevelt Strike Group arrives in Hawaii

    Ships of the carrier strike group arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, April 27, for a port call as their deployment winds down.

    USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) passes the USS Arizona Memorial, April 27. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Jessica O. Blackwell)
  6. USS Bonhomme Richard arrives in Pearl Harbor, joins 3rd Fleet

    The amphibious assault ship arrived in Pearl Harbor, April 27, marking the ship’s first port visit since entering U.S. 3rd Fleet.

    Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 2nd Class Kylee Porter renders honors to the USS Arizona Memorial as USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) arrives at Pearl Harbor, April 27. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Seaman Gavin Shields)
  7. USS Preble returns home from deployment

    The guided-missile destroyer returns to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, April 27, after a deployment to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of operation.

    In this file photo, USS Preble (DDG 88) transits the Indian Ocean in March. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Morgan K. Nall)
  8. PACFLT and Pacific leaders commemorate ANZAC Day

    Leaders from the U.S. and Pacific partner nations commemorated Australia and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) Day at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, April 25.

    Adm. Scott Swift and his wife Trish render honors after laying a wreath during an ANZAC Day ceremony, April. 25. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Phillip Pavlovich)
  9. USS Ralph Johnson set to arrive at Everett homeport

    The newly commissioned guided-missile destroyer is scheduled to arrive at its homeport of Naval Station Everett, April 27.

    In this file photo, the future USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) operates in the Gulf of Mexico during builder's sea trials in July 2017. (U.S. Navy/Andrew Young)
  10. USS Wasp completes historic patrol in Indo-Pacific

    The amphibious assault ship returned to Sasebo, Japan, April 26, after nearly two months of operations in the Indo-Pacific with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit.

    An F-35B Lightning II lands aboard USS Wasp (LHD 1) as USS Sterett (DDG 104) sails alongside during operations in the Philippine Sea, April 19. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Michael Molina)