Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus visited Naval Station Rota and spoke with Sailors and Marines about current programs and initiatives that will strengthen the two forces during an all-hands call June 28.
Participating units of a U.S. 3rd Fleet Pacific Surface Action Group (PAC SAG) reunited while on routine patrol in the South China Sea, June 27 after conducting nearly three months of theater security operations in the Indo-Asia Pacific.
The Navy's fifth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite launched at 10:30 a.m. EDT, June 24, from Space Launch Complex 41 aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket in the 551 launch vehicle configuration.
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 scheduled June 30 to Aug. 4, in and around the Hawaiian islands and Southern California.
Members of Congress, along with Made in Space, Applied Systems and Technology Transfer and high ranking military officials gathered in Washington, D.C., to facilitate the transfer of a Technical Data Package from the Capitol Hill Maker Faire to the International Space Station, June 21.
An MH-60S with the Island Knights of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25 assisted in the recovery of two persons in distress in waters 13 miles northwest of the Northern Mariana island of Tinian, June 18.