1. USS John C. Stennis leverages logistics hub in Sri Lanka

    Taking advantage of a growing naval partnership, the aircraft carrier established a logistics hub in Sri Lanka to receive support, supplies and services at sea.

    In this file photo, a C-2A Greyhound prepares to take off from USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) earlier this year. (U.S. Navy/MCSA Joshua Leonard)
  2. USS Barry completes dry dock period in Japan

    The guided-missile destroyer left the dry dock at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Dec. 3, and concluded a routine Docking Selected Restricted Availability (DSRA).

    USS Barry (DDG 52) is pulled toward a pier after departing from a dry dock at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Dec. 3. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Markus Castaneda)
  3. USS Thomas Hudner brought to life in Boston

    The ship's namesake received the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions attempting to save the life of Ensign Jesse Brown during the Korean War.

    Crewmembers of USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116) man the rails as the ship comes to life during her commissioning ceremony, Dec. 1. (U.S. Navy/Airman Olivia K. Manley)
  4. USS Chief completes mine warfare exercise with Japanese, Australian naval forces

    The annual exercise took place off the coast of Japan and included Australian participation for the first time.

    Mineman 3rd Class Latron Jolly removes safety lines to launch a mine neutralization vehicle from USS Chief (MCM 14), Nov. 26. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Jordan Crouch)
  5. Littoral Combat Group One arrives in Chile

    USS Somerset (LPD 25) and USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) will participate in festivities celebrating the bicentennial of the Chilean Navy and EXPONAVAL 2018.

    USS Somerset (LPD 25) transits off the coast of Peru, Nov. 24, during a photo exercise in the midst of operations with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Peru. (U.S. Marine Corps/Sgt. Allison Bak)
  6. USS Zumwalt welcomes new commanding officer

    Capt. Andrew Carlson relieved Capt. Scott Tait and assumed duties as the ship's third commanding officer during a change of command ceremony, Nov. 27.

    Capt. Andrew Carlson is piped aboard for the USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) change of command ceremony, Nov. 27. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Spencer Roberts)
  7. USS John S. McCain leaves dry dock, continues repairs in Yokosuka

    The ship achieved a major milestone this week as it successfully launched from dry dock and moored pierside at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Nov. 27.

    USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) prepares to depart from a dry dock at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Nov. 27. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Tyra Watson)
  8. U.S. Navy ships train with Western Hemisphere partners

    USS Somerset (LPD 25) and USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) are conducting interoperability and partnership exercises in Ecuador, Peru and Chile.

    USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) and the Ecuadorian Navy's LM24 Cuenca sail together in the Pacific, Nov. 22, as part of an exercise with the Ecuadorian Navy to combat illegal, unregulated, and unreported fishing. (U.S. Navy photo)
  9. John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group ships visit Singapore

    Three ships, including aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), arrived in Singapore for a port visit, Nov. 24.

    Ships of the John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group transit the Philippine Sea during dual carrier strike group operations with the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group, Nov. 16. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Connor D. Loessin)
  10. Future USS Tulsa arrives at San Diego homeport

    The Independence variant littoral combat ship arrived at Naval Base San Diego, Nov. 21, after completing the ship’s maiden voyage from Mobile, Alabama.

    The future USS Tulsa (LCS 16) arrives at its new homeport, Naval Base San Diego, Nov. 21. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Jason Isaacs)