U.S. 7th Fleet to replace damaged Aegis destroyers next year

Sep 2, 2017

U.S. 7th Fleet to replace damaged Aegis destroyers next year

Two Aegis destroyers will be assigned to the U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet to replace the USS Fitzgerald and USS John S. McCain, which were damaged by recent collisions, Adm. Harry Harris, commander of the U.S. Pacific Command, said in an interview. "As early as next ...

U.S. Pacific Commander Harris expected to step down next year

Jun 18, 2017

U.S. Pacific Commander Harris expected to step down next year

Adm. Harry Harris, the U.S. Pacific military chief known for his combative views on Beijing's South China Sea expansion, is expected to step down next year, U.S. officials said on Friday, leaving President Donald Trump to fill a key post closely watched by China. Harris, ...