1. Search and rescue efforts underway for missing USS Lake Erie Sailor

    A search and rescue operation is underway in the eastern Pacific for a Sailor reported missing at sea.

    USS Lake Erie (CG 70) file photo. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Joshua Fulton)
  2. USS Essex concludes CARAT with Malaysia port visit

    The amphibious assault ship is visiting Kota Kinabalu after participating in Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT).

    USS Essex (LHD 2) sits at anchor off the coast of Kota Kinabalu, Aug. 20. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Christopher A. Veloicaza)
  3. 13th MEU Marine lost at sea identified

    The Marine at the center of a search near the Philippines by the Essex Amphibious Ready Group and 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit has been identified as Cpl. Jonathan Currier.

  4. U.S., Indonesia reach new levels in information sharing during CARAT

    The navies used the Combined Enterprise Regional Information Exchange System (CENTRIXS) to communicate during exercise CARAT.

    Electronics Technician 2nd Class Andrew Slabaugh, right, works with Indonesian Navy counterparts during the CARAT exercise in Jakarta. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Tristin Barth)
  5. Ronald Reagan Strike Group and JMSDF conduct bilateral training

    The training includes air defense, communication and other tactical exercises to enhance interoperability.

    The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force guided-missile destroyer JS Kirishima (DDG 174) sails alongside USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) during a in the Philippine Sea, Aug. 16. (U.S. Navy)
  6. An Icy Reminder in an Arctic Thaw

    As Arctic sea lanes grow more open and navigable, so, too do America's interests in the waters there.

    USS Momsen (DDG 92) arrives at the Port of Alaska in Anchorage, Aug. 15. (U.S. Air Force/Staff Sgt. James Richardson)
  7. Stern of World War II U.S. destroyer discovered off remote Alaskan island

    A team of NOAA-supported scientists has discovered the stern of USS Abner Read (DD 526).

    Wreckage of USS Abner Read (DD 526) captured by the Alaska's Underwater Battlefield expedition's remotely operated vehicle. (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration photo)
  8. Essex ARG, 13th MEU conclude at-sea search for missing Marine

    After a deliberate five-day search, the Essex Amphibious Ready Group and 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit concluded search and rescue operations for a missing Marine, Aug. 13.

    An MH-60S Sea Hawk from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 21 launches from USS Essex (LHD 2) while conducting search and rescue operations for a missing Marine, Aug. 9. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Jenna Dobson)
  9. U.S., Malaysia commence 24th CARAT exercise

    Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training focuses on the full spectrum of naval capabilities to strengthen the close partnership between both navies.

    Brig. Gen. William Jurney, right, and Maj. Gen. Dato’ Zulkapri bin Rahamat render salutes during the opening ceremony of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Malaysia. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Christopher A. Veloicaza)
  10. Search and rescue operations ongoing for missing Marine

    A combined effort of U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and Philippine ships and aircraft are searching for a Marine reported missing from USS Essex (LHD 2).

    In this file photo, a Helicopter Sea Combat Control Squadron (HSC 21) crewman looks on while approaching USS Essex (LHD 2) during a vertical replenishment in July. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Adam Brock)