1. US, ROK navies coordinate on anti-submarine warfare

    Senior leaders met at the Republic of Korea Fleet base in Busan to discuss continued cooperation efforts regarding anti-submarine warfare (ASW).

    Vice Adm. Joseph P. Aucoin, the commander of U.S. 7th Fleet, and Vice Adm. Lee, Ki-sik, the commander of the Republic of Korea Fleet, pose for a photo with their respective warfare commanders after an Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Cooperation Committee discussion.  (U.S. Navy/MC3 Jermaine M. Ralliford)
  2. Great Green Fleet arrives at Pearl Harbor for RIMPAC

    The John C. Stennis Strike Group arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam June 28 and 29 to participate in exercise Rim of the Pacific.

    Fire Controlman 2nd Class Michael Klimek mans the rails aboard USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) as the ship prepares to moor at Joint Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, June 28.  (U.S. Navy/MC2 Ryan J. Batchelder)
  3. Trilateral Pacific Dragon ballistic missile defense exercise concludes

    Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet is wrapping up exercise Pacific Dragon, a trilateral BMD tracking event between the U.S. Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and Republic of Korea Navy, held June 20-28 off Kauai, Hawaii.

    USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53), USS Shoup (DDG 86), JS Chokai (DDG 176), ROKS Sejung the Great (DDG 991) and ROKS Gang Gam Chan (DDH 979) maneuver into formation during exercise Pacific Dragon, June 25. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Siobhana R. McEwen)
  4. USS Chung-Hoon to return from 7th Fleet deployment

    The guided-missile destroyer is scheduled to return home to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam June 28 following a five-month deployment to the Western Pacific.

    In this file photo, USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) transits through waters of the South China Sea in March. (U.S. Navy/MC3 David Flewellyn)
  5. Pacific Surface Action Group reunites in South China Sea

    The three ships of a U.S. 3rd Fleet Pacific Surface Action Group reunited June 27 after several months of dispersed theater security operations around the Indo-Asia-Pacific.

    In this file photo, USS Spruance (DDG 111), USS Decatur (DDG 73) and USS Momsen (DDG 92) steam in formation in the Pacific in April. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Will Gaskill)
  6. Pacific Partnership 2016 arrives in Philippines

    USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) and the multinational Pacific Partnership team arrived in Legazpi, Philippines, June 27.

    In this file photo, USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) sits off the coast of the Philippines during a previous Pacific Partnership mission. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Michael Feddersen)
  7. Great Green Fleet instills culture of energy efficiency, flexibility

    Named to honor President Theodore Roosevelt's Great White Fleet, the Navy's Great Green Fleet is ushering in a new era of energy innovation.

    In this file photo, USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) participates in a replenishment at sea in March with USNS Rainier (T-AOE 7) and USS Mobile Bay (CG 53), which is receiving an advanced biofuel mixture. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Andrew P. Holmes)
  8. John C. Stennis Strike Group enters 3rd Fleet

    The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group crossed the International Date Line June 25, returning to the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of operations following more than four months in 7th Fleet.

    In this file photo, USS Stockdale (DDG 106) fires its 5-inch gun alongside USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) during a sea power demonstration in the South China Sea for visiting defense officials from Brunei in May. (U.S. Navy/MCSN Tomas Compian)
  9. International ships sail to Hawaii for Rim of the Pacific

    Four multinational groups of ships are transiting toward Hawaii from the eastern Pacific and western Pacific Ocean for exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2016, which begins June 30.

    The amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) performs flight operations while en route to exercise Rim of the Pacific 2016, June 22. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Demetrius Kennon)
  10. RIMPAC exercise to bring 26 nations together in Pacific

    Twenty-six nations, 45 ships, five submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel will participate in the biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise, June 30 to Aug. 4.

    In this file photo, 42 ships and submarines representing 15 international partner nations steam in close formation during RIMPAC 2014. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Shannon Renfroe)