1. USS Chief visits Busan ahead of multinational mine warfare exercise

    The mine countermeasures ship's visit is in preparation for an exercise focused on mine detection and neutralization off the Korean peninsula.

    In this file photo, USS Chief (MCM 4) arrives at South Korea's Jeju Island for a port visit in September. (ROK Navy photo)
  2. 75 years later, Eagles still soaring in the Pacific

    The Eagles of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 115 celebrated their 75th anniversary, Oct. 10, while at sea aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

    A formation of F/A-18E Super Hornets from VFA-115 flies by USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), Oct. 10, in honor of the squadron's anniversary. (U.S. Navy/MC3 James Ku)
  3. USS Ronald Reagan wraps up Hong Kong port visit

    The Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier departed Hong Kong, Oct. 6, following a four-day visit.

    USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) departs Hong Kong, Oct. 6. (U.S. Navy/MC3 James Ku)
  4. COMPACFLT kicks off Hawaii-Pacific Area Combined Federal Campaign

    Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet officially kicked off the Combined Federal Campaign during an opening ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Oct. 3.

    Rear Adm. Matthew Carter delivers remarks during the Hawaii-Pacific Area CFC kick off ceremony. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Phillip Pavlovich)
  5. USS John S. McCain departs Changi Naval Base for heavy lift preparations

    The guided missile destroyer departed Changi Naval Base in Singapore, Oct. 5, to meet heavy lift transport vessel MV Treasure.

    USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) is towed away from the pier at Changi Naval Base to meet heavy lift transport vessel MV Treasure, Oct. 5. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Joshua Fulton)
  6. USS John S. McCain to be repaired in Yokosuka

    The guided-missile destroyer will be repaired at the U.S. Naval Ship Repair Facility-Japan Regional Maintenance Center in Yokosuka, Japan.

  7. USS Sampson departs for deployment with Theodore Roosevelt Strike Group

    The guided-missile destroyer departed its homeport of Naval Station Everett for a scheduled deployment, Oct. 3.

    USS Sampson (DDG 102) pulls away from the pier at Naval Station Everett, Oct. 3. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Alex Van'tLeven)
  8. Fleet Activities Yokosuka honors USS John S. McCain

    The community at Yokosuka Naval Base in Japan came together in support of the families and crew of USS John S. McCain, who gathered for a memorial service, Oct. 4.

    Chief Electronics Technician Victor Grandados carries a folded flag to present to family members during the USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) memorial service. (U.S. Navy/MCC Elijah G. Leinaar)
  9. Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group set to deploy

    USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) are scheduled to depart San Diego for a regularly-scheduled deployment, Oct. 6.

    In this file photo, ships of the Theodore Roosevelt Strike Group conduct a strait transit exercise in August. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Paul L. Archer)
  10. U.S., Sri Lanka partner for first-ever CARAT exercise

    U.S. and Sri Lankan maritime forces began working together this week for their first Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise.

    U.S. Marines and Sri Lankan Marines conduct visit, board, search, and seizure (VBSS) drills, Oct. 2. (U.S. Navy/IT1 Gregory L. Parker)