1. USS Michael Murphy conducts PASSEX with French Navy

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) and frigate FNS Vendemiaire (F724) conducted a passing exercise (PASSEX) in the Pacific, Jan. 29.

    USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) and FNS Vendemiaire (F734) sail in formation during a PASSEX, Jan. 29. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Jasen MorenoGarcia)
  2. USS John C. Stennis completes readiness assessment

    Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier completed their Command Assessment for Readiness and Training (CART) phase II, Jan. 25.

    In this file photo, Sailors assigned to USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) participate in a fire fighting and mass casualty drill on the ship's flight deck Jan. 23. (U.S. Navy/ MC3 William Ford)
  3. Submarine Missouri arrives at Pearl Harbor homeport

    The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Missouri (SSN 780) arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Jan. 26, completing a homeport change from Groton, Conn.

    Sailors aboard USS Missouri (SSN 780) render honors to the Battleship Missouri Memorial while arriving at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Jan. 26. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Michael H. Lee)
  4. USS Bonhomme Richard certified “ready for sea”

    The amphibious assault ship was certified deployment-ready following a Naval Surface Forces-led ready for sea assessment, Jan. 23.

    USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) departs Fleet Activities Sasebo, Jan. 23. (U.S. Navy/ MC2 Alana Langdon)
  5. America Amphibious Ready Group departs Hawaii

    The ships of the America Amphibious Ready Group and embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Jan. 24-25, after a port visit.

    Sailors and Marines man the rails as USS America (LHA 6) departs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Jan. 25. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Demetrius Kennon)
  6. U.S. Navy set to survey downed C-2A Greyhound

    The U.S. Navy has contracted research vessel (RV) Petrel to survey the location of a C-2A Greyhound aircraft that crashed into the Philippine Sea, Nov. 22.

    Official file photo of a C-2A Greyhound. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Alex Corona)
  7. Navy, NASA complete underway recovery test in Pacific

    Sailors and NASA engineers aboard USS Anchorage (LPD 23) successfully completed test recovery operations of NASA’s Orion test module, Jan. 23.

    A mock-up of NASA's Orion crew module floats in the vicinity USS Anchorage (LPD 23), Jan. 21. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Abe McNatt)
  8. USS Missouri set to arrive at Pearl Harbor homeport

    The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine will arrive at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Jan. 26, as part of a permanent change of homeport.

    In this file photo, USS Missouri (SSN 780) returns to Naval Submarine Base New London, Conn., in October. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Steven Hoskins)
  9. America Amphibious Ready Group arrives in Hawaii

    The three ships of the amphibious ready group arrived at Pearl Harbor, Jan. 22-23, for the final port call of their deployment.

    USS America (LHA 6) approaches the piers at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Jan. 23. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Corwin Colbert)
  10. USS Frank Cable returns to Guam after maintenance, upgrade period

    Sailors and civilian mariners of the submarine tender returned to their homeport of Naval Base Guam, Jan. 23.

    Sailors assigned to the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40), look for friends and family during their homecoming to Apra Harbor, Guam, Jan. 23. (U.S. Navy/ MC3 Alana Langdon)