1. U.S. Navy completes USS John S. McCain transport preparations

    U.S. Navy ocean engineering specialists announced that they had completed preparations to transport USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) to Yokosuka, Japan, for repairs Oct. 11.

    USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) departs Singapore on the heavy lift transport MV Treasure, Oct. 11. (Singapore Ministry of Defence photo)
  2. ROK Navy welcomes USS Michigan to Busan to strengthen partnership

    The Ohio-class guided-missile submarine arrived in Busan, Republic of Korea, Oct. 13, for a routine port visit.

    Republic of Korean Navy sailors welcome USS Michigan (SSGN 727) to Busan, Oct. 13. (U.S. Navy/MCSN William Carlisle)
  3. USS Rushmore returns home from OMSI deployment

    The amphibious dock landing ship returned to its homeport of Naval Base San Diego, Oct. 12, after a successful Oceania Maritime Security Initiative (OMSI) deployment.

    Sailors aboard USS Rushmore (LSD 47) throw messenger lines to the pier while preparing to moor at Naval Base San Diego, Oct. 12. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Travis Litke)
  4. Sea services arrive to kick off Fleet Week San Diego

    USS Anchorage (LPD 23) and Coast Guard Cutter Midgett (WHEC 726) arrived in downtown San Diego, Oct. 11, to begin the weeklong celebration that will include five U.S. Navy ships and various aircraft.

    USS Anchorage (LPD 23) arrives at B Street Pier to kick off Fleet Week San Diego, Oct. 11. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Danny Kelley)
  5. 37th annual San Francisco Fleet Week comes to a close

    After a week of activities showcasing the sea services, participating U.S. Navy and Royal Canadian Navy ships departed San Francisco, Oct. 10, as Fleet Week wrapped up.

    Sailors and Marines man the rails aboard USS Essex (LHD 2) during a parade of ships at San Francisco Fleet Week, Oct. 6. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Sabyn L. Marrs)
  6. Tucson visits Chinhae during Western Pacific operations

    The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Tucson (SSN 770) recently visited U.S. Fleet Activities Chinhae, South Korea, as part of an Indo-Asia-Pacific deployment.

    In this file photo, USS Tucson (SSN 770) arrives in Chinhae during a visit in 2016. (U.S. Navy/MA3 Diamond Brown)
  7. USS John S. McCain commanding officer, executive officer relieved

    Cmdr. Alfredo J. Sanchez and Cmdr. Jessie L. Sanchez were relieved of their duties by 7th Fleet Commander Vice Adm. Phil Sawyer, Oct. 11.

  8. USS Chief visits Busan ahead of multinational mine warfare exercise

    The mine countermeasures ship's visit is in preparation for an exercise focused on mine detection and neutralization off the Korean peninsula.

    In this file photo, USS Chief (MCM 4) arrives at South Korea's Jeju Island for a port visit in September. (ROK Navy photo)
  9. 75 years later, Eagles still soaring in the Pacific

    The Eagles of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 115 celebrated their 75th anniversary, Oct. 10, while at sea aboard USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

    A formation of F/A-18E Super Hornets from VFA-115 flies by USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), Oct. 10, in honor of the squadron's anniversary. (U.S. Navy/MC3 James Ku)
  10. USS Ronald Reagan wraps up Hong Kong port visit

    The Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier departed Hong Kong, Oct. 6, following a four-day visit.

    USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) departs Hong Kong, Oct. 6. (U.S. Navy/MC3 James Ku)