1. America ARG, 15th MEU complete integration training

    The America Amphibious Ready Group and 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit completed a 12-day integrated training exercise off Southern California, April 14.

    As USS America (LHA 6) transits behind, Lance Cpl. Adam Blake and Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Ramirez Alejandro provide security aboard USS San Diego (LPD 22), April 8. (U.S. Marine Corps/Cpl. Timothy Valero)
  2. USS Nimitz hosts US 3rd Fleet commander

    Vice Adm. Nora Tyson visited the aircraft carrier at sea as part of a scheduled visit, April 14.

    Vice Adm. Nora Tyson, (left) Rear Adm. Ross Myers, (middle) and Rear Adm. William Byrne pose for a group photo, April 14. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Leon Wong)
  3. US Marines, Sailors train with Papua New Guinea Defense Force

    USS Comstock (LSD 45) arrived in Port Moresby, April 15, to support 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit training with the Papua New Guinea Defense Force.

    USS Comstock (LSD 45) file photo. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Devin M. Langer)
  4. Swift emphasizes commitment to Pacific region aboard Sterett

    The U.S. Pacific Fleet commander spoke with Sterett-Dewey Surface Action Group Saiors, April 12, at Pearl Harbor.

    Adm. Scott Swift answers questions from Sailors aboard USS Sterett (DDG 104), April 12. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Byron C. Linder)
  5. USS Oklahoma Sailor identified, no longer unknown

    Navy Seaman 1st Class Murry R. Cargile was reinterred at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific during a ceremony, April 7.

    Navy chaplain Lt. Keith Russell reads an invocation during a burial ceremony to reinter Navy Seaman 1st Class Murry R. Cargile at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, April 7. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Katarzyna Kobiljak)
  6. Improved Navy Lighterage System enables dynamic logistical support

    The causeway system was successfully utilized to discharge equipment and cargo during exercise Combined Joint Logistics Over The Shore 2017, in South Korea April 8-12.

    Sailors from Navy Cargo Handling Battalion 1 position operate a power module during operations to assemble the Improved Navy Lighterage System, April 9. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Joshua Fulton)
  7. Sterett-Dewey Surface Action Group stops in Hawaii

    Ships and units from the surface action group arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, April 11, the first stop of their Western Pacific deployment.

    USS Dewey (DDG 105) sits along the pier at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, April 11. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Corwin Colbert)
  8. Nimitz Strike Group prepares for deployment with COMPTUEX

    Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 is currently undergoing their final pre-deployment assessment, a composite training unit exercise, marking the completion of their condensed inter-deployment training cycle for a deployment this year.

    Ships of the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group participate in a show of force strait transit exercise while underway for COMPTUEX in late March. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Maria I. Alvarez)
  9. USS Makin Island concludes port visit in Hong Kong

    The amphibious assault ship departed Hong Kong, April 11, following a four-day visit that included opportunities to experience the city and engage with the community.

    Fire Controlman 2nd Class Bill Alexander stands watch as USS Makin Island (LHD 8) sits at anchor in Hong Kong, April 7. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Devin M. Langer)
  10. Rowden visits Sailors aboard USS Coronado in Singapore

    Vice Adm. Tom Rowden, commander of Naval Surface Forces, visited with Sailors aboard littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) during a visit to Singapore, April 10.

    Vice Adm. Tom Rowden speaks with Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Jonathan Savage during an all-hands call aboard USS Coronado (LCS 4). (U.S. Navy/MC2 Amy M. Ressler)