1. VP-8 crew rescues fishermen lost at sea in South Pacific

    Crew members from Patrol Squadron (VP) 8 helped rescue three fishermen Feb. 20 whose vessel was adrift for eight days.

    Three fishermen wait to be rescued after being located by a P8-A Poseidon, Feb. 20. (U.S. Navy)
  2. Carl Vinson Strike Group completes Manila port call

    The Carl Vinson Strike Group departed Manila, Philippines, Feb. 20, completing a four-day port visit.

    USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) sits anchored off Manila, Feb. 19. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Dylan M. Kinee)
  3. Underwater construction teams build bonds during Cobra Gold

    U.S. Navy, Royal Thai Navy and Republic of Korea Navy teams are working together during the annual exercise in Thailand.

    Construction Mechanic 1st Class Matt Ramirez checks the bottle pressures for Equipment Operator Seaman Recruit Adam Porras and a member of a Royal Thai Navy during a dive at the Thung Prong Pier, Feb. 15. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Alfred A. Coffield)
  4. Thai-ROK-US amphibious force conducts beach assault during Cobra Gold

    Ships, landing craft, and aircraft from the three nations conducted a combined amphibious assault from the Gulf of Thailand, Feb. 17.

    Amphibious assault vehicles transport Marines from the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) to shore during an exercise Cobra Gold amphibious assault, Feb. 17. (U.S. Navy/MC2 William Sykes)
  5. USS Bonhomme Richard kicks off Cobra Gold exercise

    The amphibious assault ship departed Laem Chabang, Thailand, Feb. 14, following a port visit and the opening ceremony for exercise Cobra Gold 2018.

    USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) operates in the Gulf of Thailand, Feb. 16. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Gavin Shields)
  6. Carl Vinson Strike Group arrives in Manila for port visit

    USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) arrived in Manila, Feb. 16, for a routine port visit.

    In this file photo, USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transits the South Chna Sea, Feb. 10. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Jasen Morenogarcia)
  7. Pacific Fleet hosts annual senior leaders course amid complex regional challenges

    Senior military leaders from 14 partner nations attended the Combined Force Maritime Component Commander (CFMCC) Flag Officer Course, Feb. 7-14.

    Adm. Scott Swift, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, briefs flag officers during the CFMCC Flag Officer Course, Feb. 9. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Phillip Pavlovich)
  8. U.S. Navy maps downed C-2A Greyhound

    A Navy-led mission aboard research vessel RV Petrel has mapped the wreckage of a C-2A Greyhound aircraft that crashed into the Philippine Sea in November.

    Official file photo of a C-2A Greyhound. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Alex Corona)
  9. USS Texas returns to Pearl Harbor after deployment

    The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Feb. 14, following a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific.

    Sailors render honors to the national ensign as the USS Texas (SSN 775) ties up to the pier at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Feb. 14. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Michael H. Lee)
  10. USS Bremerton visits Singapore during Indo-Pacific deployment

    The attack submarine arrived in Singapore for a visit as part of its deployment to the Indo-Pacific region, Feb. 14.

    USS Bremerton (SSN 698) approaches Changi Naval Base for a port visit, Feb. 14. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Christopher A. Veloicaza)