• HONOLULU (Oct. 18, 2014) Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard speaks to a crowd of more than 700 service members, families and friends attending the 2014 Hawaii Navy Ball at the Sheraton Hotel in Waikiki. Gabbard was the honorary guest speaker at the celebration of the Navy’s 239th birthday. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Johans…

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  • SOUTH CHINA SEA (Oct. 21, 2014) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Joshua Dingman drives a rigid-hull inflatable boat during a man overboard drill aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, provide a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime…

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  • WATERS SOUTH OF THE KOREAN PENINSULA (Oct. 21, 2014) The mine countermeasures ship USS Chief (MCM 14) retrieves an AN/SLQ-48 mine neutralization vehicle from the water during exercise Clear Horizon 2014. An annual bilateral exercise between the U.S. and Republic of Korea navies, Clear Horizon is designed to enhance cooperation and improve…

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  • SOUTH CHINA SEA (Oct. 21, 2014) An MH-60S Seahawk helicopter from the Golden Falcons of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12 prepares to land on the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, provide a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime…

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  • HONOLULU (Oct. 18 2014) The youngest and oldest Sailors at the 2014 Hawaii Navy Ball, Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Emilie Whittaker, left, and Capt. Andrew Findley, center, join guest speaker Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard and Adm. Harry Harris Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, in cutting the traditional birthdy cake during the celebration at the…

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  • PEARL HARBOR (Oct. 20, 2014) Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) look to the pier as the ship departs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for an independent deployment to the Western Pacific. Murphy is scheduled to conduct various presence operations, such as support of the Oceania Maritime Security Initiative…

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  • SAN DIEGO (Oct. 20, 2014) The guided-missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69) departs on a scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific. The ship and crew of more than 300 Sailors, assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 21, will conduct presence operations and goodwill activities with partner nations while deployed in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of…

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  • HONOLULU (Oct. 18 2014) Adm. Harry Harris Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, delivers remarks to service members, families and friends during the 2014 Hawaii Navy Ball at the Sheraton Hotel in Waikiki. Those in attendance at the ball celebrated the Navy's 239th birthday. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Johans…

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  • SOUTH CHINA SEA (Oct. 20, 2014) An F/A-18F Super Hornet from the Diamondbacks of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 102 makes an arrested landing on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, provide a combat-ready force that protects and defends the…

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Photo of Admiral Harry B. Harris, Jr.

Admiral

Harry B. Harris, Jr.

Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet