1. Bonhomme Richard arrives in Thailand for port call, exercise Cobra Gold

    The amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) arrived in Laem Chabang, Feb. 11, to join exercise Cobra Gold 2018.

    USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) approaches the pier in Laem Chebang, Feb. 11. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Kyle Carlstrom)
  2. USS Hopper returns to Pearl Harbor after deployment

    The guided-missile destroyer returned to its homeport Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Feb. 9, after a deployment to the Indo-Pacific and Arabian Gulf regions.

    USS Hopper (DDG 70) approaches the piers at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Feb. 9. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Corwin Colbert)
  3. USNS Pililaau delivers exercise Cobra Gold essentials

    Military Sealift Command’s maritime prepositioning ship arrived in Thailand, Feb. 5, to offload equipment in support of exercise Cobra Gold 2018.

    A military vehicle rolls off the ramp of USNS Pililaau (T-AK 304) during an offload of equipment in support of Cobra Gold 2018, Feb. 5. (U.S. Navy/Grady T. Fontana)
  4. Cobra Gold exercise to to kick off in mid-February

    Thailand and the U.S. will co-host the 37th iteration of the annual exercise Cobra Gold at various locations throughout Thailand, Feb. 13-23, 2018.

    A Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion lands on the flight deck of the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) during operations in the Philippine Sea, Feb. 4. (U.S. Navy/MC2 William Sykes)
  5. USS Rushmore concludes exercise Iron Fist 2018

    The dock landing ship, with elements of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit and the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force, concluded exercise Iron Fist 2018, Feb. 7.

    Landing craft air cushions (LCAC) conduct amphibious operations from USS Rushmore (LSD 47) during Iron Fist 2018, Feb. 5. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Reymundo A. Villegas III)
  6. U.S. Navy aircraft participate in Singapore Airshow

    U.S. Navy aircrews are enhancing partnerships and highlighting the capabilities of their aircraft at the Singapore Airshow 2018, Feb. 6-11.

    Official file photo of a P-8A Poseidon aircraft. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Juan S. Sua)
  7. Dewey, Sterett to depart San Diego for Indo-Pacific

    Both USS Dewey (DDG 105) and USS Sterett (DDG 104) will depart their homeport, Feb. 6, for a scheduled deployment to the Indo-Pacific region.

    File photo of USS Sterett (DDG 104) and USS Dewey (DDG 105). (U.S. Navy/MC2 Declan Barnes)
  8. USS Omaha commissioned as Navy’s newest LCS

    The littoral combat ship USS Omaha (LCS 12) became the newest member of the Navy’s surface fleet during a ceremony in San Diego, Feb. 3.

    Sailors aboard USS Omaha (LCS 12) salute as they man the rails during the ship's commissioning ceremony, Feb. 3. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Melissa K. Russell)
  9. USS Annapolis arrives at new homeport of San Diego

    The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine arrived at Naval Base Point Loma, Feb. 2, after completing an inner-fleet transfer from Groton, Conn.

    USS Annapolis (SSN 760) arrives at Naval Base Point Loma, Feb. 2. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Derek Harkins)
  10. USS Bonhomme Richard, Marines depart Okinawa to continue regional patrol

    The forward-deployed amphibious assault ship departed Okinawa, Japan, Feb. 2, after embarking Marines from the 3d Marine Division.

    A tug boat guides USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) away from the pier in Okinawa, Feb. 2. (U.S. Navy/MC2 William Sykes)