1. Mercy stops in Guam en route for Pacific Partnership

    The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) arrived in Guam, March 17, to make final preparations for the Pacific Partnership 2018 mission.

    USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) transits the waters near Guam, March 16. (U.S Navy/MC2 Kelsey L. Adams)
  2. Oklahoma City visits Singapore during Indo-Pacific patrol

    The Los Angeles-class attack submarine arrived in Singapore March 16 for a visit as part of a regional patrol.

    USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) file photo. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Jamica Johnson)
  3. USS Wasp arrives in Okinawa after series of flight operations with F-35B

    The amphibious assault ship arrived at White Beach Naval Facility, March 15, after a dedicated period of flight operations with F-35B Lighting II.

    USS Wasp (LHD 1) approaches the pier at White Beach Naval Facility, March 15. (U.S Navy/MC2 Sarah Villegas)
  4. 3rd Fleet celebrates 75th anniversary of establishment

    Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet and staff gathered at their San Diego headquarters to commemorate the March 15 anniversary.

    Vice Adm. John D. Alexander gives remarks during a ceremony in San Diego commemorating U.S. 3rd Fleet's 75th anniversary, March 15. (U.S Navy/MC2 Curtis D. Spencer)
  5. U.S. 7th Fleet commemorates 75th anniversary

    Vice Adm. Phil Sawyer, commander of U.S. 7th Fleet, traveled to Brisbane, Australia, for a series of events commemorating the anniversary of the fleet's establishment.

    Vice Adm. Phil Sawyer, commander of U.S. 7th Fleet, and U.S. Consul General Valerie Fowler prepare to lay a wreath at the Submariners Walk Heritage Trail, where the U.S. Navy's Task Force 42/72 was located during World War II.  (U.S Consulate General Sydney photo)
  6. USS Mustin arrives for port visit in Guam

    The guided-missile destroyer arrived in Guam for a scheduled port visit March 14 after the conclusion of MultiSail 18.

    USS Mustin (DDG 89) sits moored at Naval Base Guam after the conclusion of Multisail 18, March 14. (U.S. Navy/MC2 William McCann)
  7. Submarines USS Hartford, USS Connecticut surface together in the Arctic Circle

    The two submarines surfaced in the Arctic Circle, March 10, during the multinational maritime Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2018.

    USS Connecticut (SSN 22) and USS Hartford (SSN 768) break through the ice, March 10. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Micheal H. Lee).
  8. The Pacific Riptide — History Offers a Cautionary Glimpse of the Future

    These opening days of March presented a confluence of events and milestones dripping with coincidence, irony and serendipity.

  9. Pacific Fleet hosts Sea of Dreams exposition

    Sea of Dreams is focused on encouraging dialogue, fostering innovation and providing a better understanding of current and future challenges faced in the area of responsibility.

  10. Bonhomme Richard arrives in Okinawa, offloads 3d MARDIV Marines

    The amphibious assault ship arrived at White Beach Naval Facility in Okinawa to offload the 3d Marine Division, March 12.

    USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) approaches a pier at White Beach Naval Facility, March 8. (U.S. Navy/MC2 William Sykes