1. Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group visits Manila

    Ships of the strike group arrived in Manila, Philippines, for a scheduled port visit, June 26.

    In this file photo, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) operates in the Philippine Sea during exercise Malabar, June 15. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Sarah Myers)
  2. Nimitz: 50 years of teamwork and tradition

    The decorated history of the U.S. Navy's oldest active aircraft carrier began 50 years ago this month when the keel was laid on June 22, 1968.

    A bust of Adm. Chester Nimitz is revealed at the commissioning of the ship on May 3, 1975. (U.S. Navy)
  3. Sailor overcomes combat injuries, brings home 8 Warrior Games gold medals

    Master Chief Personnel Specialist Raina Hockenberry is assigned to Pearl Harbor-based USS Port Royal (CG 73).

    Master Chief Personnel Specialist Raina Hockenberry trains for the rowing competition in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 29, ahead of the DoD Warrior Games. (DoD/Staff Sgt. Carlin Leslie)
  4. USS Higgins returns to San Diego after deployment

    The guided-missile destroyer returned home to Naval Base San Diego, June 21, following a seven-month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of operation.

    USS Higgins (DDG 76) transits San Diego Bay, June 21. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Jacob I. Allison)
  5. Pacific Partnership 2018 mission comes to a close

    The annual multinational mission concluded, June 21, after completing stops in Japan and throughout South and Southeast Asia.

    USNS Brunswick (T-EPF 6) and USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), the two primary Pacific Partnership mission platforms, sail in formation with the Royal Canadian Navy's HMCS Vancouver (FFH 331) during a passing exercise (PASSEX) in May. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Kelsey L. Adams)
  6. Sailors honor Pearl Harbor survivor in Hawaii

    More than 500 Sailors from seven homeported ships in Pearl Harbor saluted, cheered and thanked 97-year-old former Chief Boatswain's Mate Ray Emory in a surprise ceremony, June 19.

    Ray Emory passes through sideboys during a farewell ceremony in his honor, June 19, before he departs Hawaii. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Justin Pacheco)
  7. Navy's newest littoral combat ship arrives in San Diego

    USS Manchester (LCS 14) arrived at its San Diego homeport, June 19, after being commissioned last month in New Hampshire.

    USS Manchester (LCS 14) approaches the pier at Naval Base San Diego, June 19. (U.S. Navy)
  8. U.S., JMSDF, Indian naval forces conclude Malabar 2018

    The trilateral maritime exercise was conducted in and off Guam, June 7-16.

    Ships from the Indian Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and the U.S. Navy sail in formation during Malabar. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Erwin Jacob V. Miciano)
  9. USS Carl Vinson departs for exercise RIMPAC 2018

    The aircraft carrier departed San Diego, June 18, and will join more than 50 surface ships and submarines in the biennial Rim of the Pacific exercise.

    USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transits San Diego Bay, June 18. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Z.A. Landers)
  10. U.S. 7th Fleet completes theater security cooperation patrol

    More than 40 members of the 7th Fleet staff had been embarked aboard USNS Millinocket (T-EPF 3), visiting ports in Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines.

    Vice Adm. Phil Sawyer, commander of U.S. 7th Fleet, inspects sailors of the Royal Malaysian Navy during staff talks in Kota Kinabalu, May 23. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Chris Krucke)