1. 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)
  2. Essex ARG, 13th MEU complete Composite Training Unit Exercise

    The Essex Amphibious Ready Group and 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit completed COMPUEX off the coast of Southern California, June 15.

    USS Essex (LHD 2), USS Rushmore (LSD 47) and USS Anchorage (LPD 23), accompanied by  USS Decatur (DDG 73), conduct a simulated strait transit during COMPTUEX, June 4. (U.S. Marine Corps/Cpl. Austin Mealy)
  3. US, Thailand continues to expand partnership with 24th CARAT exercise

    The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, and Royal Thai Navy began the 24th iteration of the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training exercise series in Pattaya, June 14.

    Rear Adm. Joey Tynch, right, commander of Logistics Group Western Pacific, and Vice Adm. Rassadang Teeranet, commander-in-chief of the Royal Thai Navy, render salutes during the opening ceremony of CARAT Thailand, June 14. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Christopher A. Veloicaza)
  4. USNS Millinocket visits Manila on 7th Fleet mission

    The expeditionary fast transport ship and embarked 7th Fleet staff members arrived in Manila, June 11, as part of a theater security cooperation patrol.

    In this file photo, USNS Millinocket (T-EPF 3) arrives in Subic Bay, Philippines, for a port visit in November 2017. (U.S. Navy/Capt. Todd Kutkiewicz)
  5. USNS Mercy arrives in Japan for port calls

    The Pacific Partnership mission team arrived in Japan, June 10, for professional exchanges with counterparts and officials in Yokosuka and Tokyo.

    In this file photo, USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) transits Western Pacific waters in May. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Kelsey L. Adams)
  6. Indian, Japanese, U.S. maritime forces begin Malabar exercise

    Naval ships, aircraft and personnel from the three nations are participating in exercise Malabar 2018, June 7-16 in and off Guam.

    In this file photo, ships from U.S. Navy, Indian Navy, and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force sail in formation during Malabar 2017. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Cole Schroeder)
  7. USS Columbia returns from Western Pacific deployment

    The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine returned home to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, June 6, following a deployment to the Indo-Pacific region.

    USS Columbia (SSN 771) transits Pearl Harbor while returning home, June 6. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Michael H. Lee)
  8. USS Benfold visits Guam during regional patrol

    The guided-missile destroyer arrived in Guam for scheduled port visit, June 5.

    USS Benfold (DDG 65) approaches Naval Base Guam, June 5. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Anna Van Nuys)
  9. USS O’Kane returns to Pearl Harbor after deployment

    The guided-missile destroyer returned home to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, June 4, after a seven-month Western Pacific deployment.

    USS O'Kane (DDG 77) approaches the pier at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, June 4. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Holly L. Herline)
  10. USNS Millinocket visits Philippines on 7th Fleet mission

    The expeditionary fast transport ship and embarked 7th Fleet staff members arrived in Puerto Princesa, June 4, as part of a theater security cooperation patrol.

    In this file photo, USNS Millinocket (T-EPF 3) arrives in Subic Bay, Philippines, for a port visit in November 2017. (U.S. Navy/Capt. Todd Kutkiewicz)