USS Abraham Lincoln arrives in Hawaii for RIMPAC kickoff  
Navies from 26 nations are participating in RIMPAC, which runs to Aug. 4 in waters near Hawaii and Southern California.
USS Kearsarge takes part in chaplains swap during NATO’s Baltic exercise
The exercise brought German chaplain Cmdr. Katja Bruns by U.S. helicopter from German frigate Sachsen to the destroyer USS Porter and from that Rota-based ship to the Kearsarge.
US bases in Europe await imminent arrival of COVID-19 shots for kids under 5
Doses of the vaccine for children under 5 will be shipped to Air Force, Army and Navy installations in Europe starting Friday, according to the Defense Logistics Agency.
Rota to get more destroyers as NATO beefs up force posture amid Russian aggression
President Joe Biden, in talks with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez, detailed plans to increase the number of Navy destroyers based in Rota, Spain, from four to six.
NATO ties to Finland and Sweden could aid US with useful tactics for the Pacific, naval experts say
If Sweden and Finland succeed in joining NATO, their addition could provide the fringe benefit of enhancing U.S. strategies and tactics against a rival far removed from Atlantic waters, according to analysts.
Munsch assumes command of Navy forces in Europe, Africa
Adm. Stuart B. Munsch took over this week as leader of the Navy’s forces in Europe and Africa, the service said.
Navy destroyer in South China Sea after Taiwan Strait flyover by recon plane
The guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold, homeported at Yokosuka, entered the South China Sea over the weekend.
US military presence in Poland and Spain reportedly headed for increase
President Joe Biden intends to announce a U.S. troop increase in Poland and the possible basing of more American warships in Spain, NBC reported.
Explorers find WWII Navy ship, deepest wreck discovered
A U.S. Navy destroyer escort that engaged a superior Japanese fleet in the largest sea battle of World War II in the Philippines has become the deepest wreck to be discovered.
New Jersey mom ‘horrified’ after autopsy shows son’s treatment during Navy SEAL ‘Hell Week’ training
Regina Mullen opened her mail to find an Armed Forces Medical Examiner autopsy report, stating that her son, Kyle, died Feb. 4 as a result of pneumonia during the training at Naval Base Coronado in California.
USS Gravely returns; for one sailor, the homecoming meant meeting his son
Petty Officer 2nd Class Dmitri Rivera was on duty aboard the USS Gravely some 4,500 miles was on duty when his son, Omari, was born. Now, at Naval Station Norfolk, Rivera finally met his son.
‘It means the world’: Navy aviator honored at Kentucky summer camp
Ensign Lincoln Kilgore was honored at the most recent aviation summer camp held at Lexington’s nonprofit Aviation Museum of Kentucky for his contributions to the camp and museum.
Navy varsity offshore sailing team captures class honors in 22nd Annapolis to Bermuda Race
Nothing tests a sailor’s knowledge, skills and resolve like a long distance point-to-point race with a significant amount of blue water miles in the Atlantic Ocean.
Navy christens huge ship in San Diego that bears the name of Medal of Honor recipient John Canley
John Canley name was fixed to an Expeditionary Sea Base, a new type of ship that will help the country deploy troops and equipment in regions where the US doesn’t have easy access to land bases and seaports.
World's deepest shipwreck, the Sammy B, is discovered by explorers
The World War II destroyer escort USS Samuel B. Roberts, which sank in the 1944 Battle of Leyte Gulf, was found off the Philippines.
USS George Washington suicides spark legislation for quality-of-life improvements on ships undergoing lengthy repairs
Sailors assigned to ships undergoing lengthy maintenance work such as the USS George Washington could receive extra pay and quality-of-life improvements next fiscal year as lawmakers seek to mitigate a military suicide crisis.
US Pacific admiral: Ties with Japan key to regional security
Japan’s defense minister told the US Pacific Fleet commander that the American naval presence is indispensable to maintain and strengthen a “free and open” Indo-Pacific region.
USNS Mercy in Vietnam on Pacific Partnership mission
A U.S. hospital ship along with 600 sailors and service members from Australia, Japan and the United Kingdom is in Vietnam on the first leg of a five-month humanitarian mission to the Indo-Pacific.
Army helicopter catches fire at Naval Air Station North Island; no injuries
A fire aboard a U.S. Army helicopter at Naval Air Station North Island in Coronado was extinguished by base firefighters Wednesday.