Atlantic Ocean - Military Sealift Command's dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS William McLean (T-AKE 12) has commenced logistic support operations in the vicinity of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, following the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma.

Washington, DC - The U.S National Ice Center (USNIC) in coordination with the Office of Naval Research, Office of the Oceanographer of the Navy, the Danish Joint Arctic Command, Environmental and Climate Change Canada and University of Washington deployed buoys into the Arctic Ocean during a joint mission.

Waters South of Japan - Sailors aboard the Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), conducted a Patriot Day and POW/MIA observance, September 11.

Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission has information for people affected by Hurricanes Irma and Harvey, and for those who want to contribute to relief efforts.

Washington, DC - The United States strongly condemns the terrorist attack on a security convoy in Egypt today that left at least 18 dead and others injured. We express our profound condolences to the families and friends of the victims and our wishes for a speedy recovery for those hurt in the attack.