By Jim GaramoneWashington D.C.— (DoD News) — March 5, 2018 —

The USS Carl Vinson arrived in Danang, Vietnam, today, becoming the first aircraft carrier to dock in the country since the Vietnam War ended in 1975. USS Lake Champlain and USS Wayne E. Meyer are also making the port call.

By Staff Sgt. Vitaliy Rusavskiy, TF 51/5 ─ USMC ─ Manama, Bahrain ─ February 27, 2018.

Task Force 51, 5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade, is conducting maritime security operations within the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations to ensure regional stability, freedom of navigation and the free flow of commerce.

By Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Micah Blechne, Logistics Group Western Pacific  (DoD News) — Feb. 22, 2018

US Navy will join allied and partner-nation militaries for the 13th Pacific Partnership mission, scheduled to start tomorrow. The USNS Mercy will also participate in 2018’s Pacific Partnership mission.

By Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur, Coast Guard District 14 — (DoD News) — Hawaii — February 6, 2018.

Coast Guard base Honolulu, Hawaii  — The Coast Guard cutter Joseph Gerczak arrived here Feb. 4, becoming the second of three 154-foot fast-response cutters stationed in Hawaii.

By Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Natalie Byers, U.S. 3rd Fleet — (DoD News) — San Diego, California — January. 18, 2018.

The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage departed from Naval Base San Diego to conduct an underway recovery test in conjunction with NASA off the Southern California coast.