1. Oceana F/A-18 squadrons return from historic deployment

    Aviators from Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 31 and VFA-87 returned home to Naval Air Station Oceana following a deployment aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71).

    An F/A-18E Super Hornet taxis after returning to Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana, July 7. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Jaima Fogg)
  2. Nimitz, Reagan demonstrate unmatched commitment to free and open Indo-Pacific

    The strike force concluded dual carrier operations in the South China Sea, July 6.

    Aircraft from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 and CVW-17 fly in formation over the Nimitz Carrier Strike Force, July 6. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Jason Tarleton)
  3. Coming to America: Pursuing the American dream

    Personnel Specialist 1st Class Patrick Mbayoh is thankful for the opportunities life in America and service in the U.S. Navy have given him.

    Personnel Specialist 1st Class Patrick Mbayoh, assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 137, poses for a photo with an American flag aboard USS Nimitz (CVN 68). (U.S. Navy/MC2 Greg Hall)
  4. USS McCampbell departs Japan, celebrates success while forward deployed

    The guided-missile destroyer will undergo midlife modernization in Portland, Oregon, following 13 years forward deployed to U.S. 7th Fleet.

    In this file photo, USS McCampbell (DDG 85) sails behind the Royal Australian Navy's HMAS Canberra (L02), USS Key West (SSN 722), and USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), during exercise Talisman Sabre 2019. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Markus Castaneda)
  5. Dual carrier strike groups reinforce U.S. commitment to freedom

    The Nimitz Carrier Strike Force celebrated Independence Day with unmatched sea power while deployed to the South China Sea conducting dual carrier operations.

    Lightning flashes over USS Nimitz (CVN 68) as the aircraft carrier transits the South China Sea, July 4. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Philip Wagner, Jr.)
  6. USS Fitzgerald arrives at San Diego homeport

    The guided-missile destroyer arrived at Naval Base San Diego following more than two years of restoration and modernization.

    USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) approaches the pier at Naval Base San Diego, July 2. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Alex Millar)
  7. USS McCampbell returns to U.S. for modernization

    The guided-missile destroyer departed Yokosuka, Japan, July 2, for Portland, Oregon, to complete a scheduled a 17-month modernization period.

    In this file photo, USS McCampbell (DDG 85) breaks away from a formation with ships of Carrier Strike Group 5 and Expeditionary Strike Group 7 as exercise Valiant Shield 2016 came to a close.  (U.S. Navy/MC3 Patrick Dionne)
  8. Task Force One Navy established to combat discrimination in the Navy

    The Navy stood up a special task force, June 30, to address the issues of racism, sexism and other destructive biases and their impact on naval readiness.

    In this file photo, USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) steams in formation with USS Nimitz (CVN 68) during dual carrier operations with the Nimitz and Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Groups in June.  (U.S. Navy/MC2 Logan C. Kellums)
  9. CNO sends message to fleet on sustaining readiness

    Adm. Mike Gilday's message stresses the importance of remaining vigilant in the long-term battle against COVID-19.

    USS Russell (DDG 59) and USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) steam in formation during dual carrier operations with the Nimitz and Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Groups, June 23.  (U.S. Navy/MCSN Drace Wilson)
  10. USS Nimitz, Ronald Reagan team for dual carrier operations

    Ships and aircraft of the two carrier strike groups are conducting coordinated operations in the Philippine Sea.

    In this file photo, USS Nimitz (CVN 68) transits the Philippine Sea during dual carrier operation with the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group, June 23. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Anthony Collier)

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