1. Toughness, resilience is part of our heritage: Swift

    This week has been a very difficult one for Pacific Fleet and our Navy family. In the wake of two tragic collisions, our hearts may be broken but our will remains strong.

    Adm. Scott Swift speaks to crew members aboard USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) in Yokosuka, Japan, Aug. 24. (U.S. Navy photo)
  2. Swift to Fleet: Pause to focus on basics of operations

    Focus on the fundamentals, Adm. Scott Swift told senior fleet leaders and commanding officers Aug. 22 as commands across the Pacific Fleet conduct an operational pause this week.

    Adm. Scott Swift, accompanied by Pacific Fleet Master Chief Suz Whitman, speaks with commanding officers, executive officers and command master chiefs in Yokosuka, Japan, Aug. 24. (U.S. Navy photo)
  3. Navy intends to restore USS Fitzgerald at Huntington Ingalls Industries

    The Navy intends to award a contract initiating the restoration of the guided-missile destroyer before the end of the fiscal year.

    In this file photo, USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) moves to a dry dock at Fleet Activities, Yokosuka, Japan, July 11. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Peter Burghart)
  4. U.S. and Canadian ships to participate in Los Angeles Fleet Week

    The second annual Los Angeles Fleet Week takes place Aug. 29 - Sept. 4.

    In this file photo, USS Dewey (DDG 105) returns home to San Diego in July following a deployment to the Western Pacific. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Danny Kelley)
  5. Search area expanding for USS John S. McCain Sailors

    The search for missing USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) Sailors continues in the South China Sea and within the ship itself.

    A U.S. Navy diver enters the water while conducting diving operations at Changi Naval Base, Aug. 23. (U.S. Navy/MCPO Joshua Dumke)
  6. Navy family provides support for USS John S. McCain Sailors, families

    Sailors from USS America (LHA 6) and others are providing assistance to their John S. McCain shipmates.

    Sailors assigned to the USS America (LHA 6) supply department inventory coveralls in the ship’s hangar bay, Aug. 21. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Kristina Young)
  7. 7th Fleet commander relieved due to loss of confidence

    Adm. Scott Swift, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, today relieved the commander of Seventh Fleet, Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin, due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command.

  8. Pacific Fleet Commander: Remains of some USS John S. McCain Sailors located

    Adm. Scott Swift said some of the 10 missing Sailors were discovered by divers performing recovery operations inside the ship.

  9. USS Coronado hits target with lethal Harpoon missile during training

    The littoral combat ship conducted a successful live-fire of the Harpoon Block 1C missile off the coast of Guam, Aug 22.

    A Harpoon missile launches from the missile deck of USS Coronado (LCS 4) off the coast of Guam, Aug. 22. (U.S. Navy/FCC Adam Hoffer)
  10. USS San Diego departs Phuket, Thailand

    The amphibious transport dock ship departed Phuket, Thailand, after a routine port visit, Aug. 22.

    Sailors assigned to the deck department aboard the USS San Diego (LPD 22) tend to the anchor chain on the ship’s forecastle in preparation for the ship’s departure of Phuket , Aug. 22. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Justin A. Schoenberger)