1. USS San Diego drops anchor in Thailand for port visit

    The amphibious transport dock ship arrived in Phuket, Thailand, Aug. 17, for a routine port visit.

    USS San Diego (LPD 22) anchors off the coast of Phuket, Aug. 17. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Justin A. Schoenberger)
  2. Seventh Fleet announces USS Fitzgerald accountability determinations

    The commanding officer, executive officer and command master chief were relieved of their duties by Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin, Aug. 18.

    In this file photo, USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) moves to a dry dock at Fleet Activities, Yokosuka, Japan, July 11. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Peter Burghart)
  3. USS Santa Fe returns home from deployment

    The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Aug. 15, following a six-month deployment.

    USS Santa Fe (SSN 763) approaches the pier at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Aug. 15. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Daniel Hinton)
  4. Pacific commanders discuss advancing Indo-Asia-Pacific maritime security

    The second annual Pacific Warfighter Symposium was held at Pacific Fleet headquarters, Aug. 14-15.

    Pacific Warfighter Symposium participants gather for a group photo with Adm. Scott Swift, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, Aug. 14. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Phillip Pavlovich)
  5. USS Rushmore to support Oceania Maritime Security Initiative

    The amphibious dock landing ship and embarked U.S. Coast Guard maritime law enforcement personnel departed San Diego, Aug. 14, for an OMSI mission.

    USS Rushmore (LSD 47) file photo. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Amanda R. Gray)
  6. Bonhomme Richard, 31st MEU team up for amphibious integration training

    The recent training was designed to test the core mission capabilities of the ship's crew and embarked Marines.

    An AV-8B Harrier from Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 311 prepares to launch from the flight deck of USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), Aug. 7. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Cosmo Walrath)
  7. USS Barry commemorates 75th anniversary of Guadalcanal Campaign

    The guided-missile destroyer visited the port of Honiara, Guadalcanal of the Solomon Islands, Aug. 4-9.

    Sailors man the rails aboard USS Barry (DDG 52) during a commemoration ceremony in Iron Bottom Sound, Aug. 9. (U.S. Navy/MC2 William Collins III)
  8. USS America arrives in Malaysia for port visit

    The amphibious assault ship arrived in Sepanger, Malaysia, Aug. 14, for a port visit to Kota Kinabalu, the capital of Malaysia's Sabah state.

    USS America (LHA 6) arrives at the Royal Malaysian Navy's base in Kota Kinabalu, Aug. 14. (Royal Malaysian Navy photo)
  9. USS John C. Stennis completes sea trials early

    The aircraft carrier returned home to Bremerton, Wash., Aug. 13, after successful sea trials, completing the last phase of its planned incremental availability (PIA) five days early.

    USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) transits Puget Sound, Aug. 11, after getting underway for sea trials. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Dakota Rayburn)
  10. USS Jacksonville returns from final deployment

    The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine returned home to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Aug. 10, following a deployment to the 7th and 5th Fleet areas of operation, its last.

    USS Jacksonville (SSN 699) makes its homecoming arrival at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Aug. 10. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Katarzyna Kobiljak)