• BUSAN, Republic of Korea (April 24, 2014) Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) man the rails as the ship arrives for a port visit. Wayne E. Meyer, homeported in San Diego, is currently on deployment in the Western Pacific in support of U.S. 7th Fleet operations to help promote security and exchange culture,…

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  • YOKOSUKA, Japan (April 24, 2014) Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) conduct preservation to a fuel line on the ship's pier. George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, provide a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interest of the…

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  • SATTAHIP, Thailand (Apr. 23, 2014) Submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) sits at anchor off the coast of Sattahip during a port visit,. Operating from Diego Garcia, Land is a forward-deployed expeditionary submarine tender on an extended deployment conducting coordinated tended moorings and afloat maintenance in the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet…

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  • GWANGJU AIR BASE, Republic of Korea (April 23, 2014) An EA-18G Growler aircraft from Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 132 takes off during Max Thunder, a combined aerial training exercise for U.S. and Republic of Korea (ROK) military aircrews and maintainers. VAQ-132 is completing a two-week deployment to the ROK in support of the exercise. (U.S.…

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  • EAST CHINA SEA (April 23, 2014) CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265 (Reinforced) take off from the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) during the aviation combat element fly-off. Bonhomme Richard is the flagship of the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group and is conducting…

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  • YOKOSUKA, Japan (April 23, 2014) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens talks with Senior Chief Stacey Steward and other Sailors during his visit aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, provide a combat-ready…

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  • BANGOR, Wash. (April 22, 2014) The USS Louisiana (SSBN 743) Blue Crew Sailors moor the boat as it returns home to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor following a strategic deterrent patrol. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Ahron Arendes)

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  • EAST CHINA SEA (April 22, 2014) An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 conducts search and rescue operations from the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) near the site of the sunken Korean ferry Sewol. Sailors and Marines onboard Bonhomme Richard are conducting search and…

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  • SAN DIEGO (April 21, 2014) The amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25) arrives at its new homeport at Naval Base San Diego. Somerset, commissioned in Philadelphia March 1, is the ninth San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship, and is named in honor of the crew and passengers of United Airlines Flight 93, wich crashed near…

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Photo of Admiral Harry B. Harris, Jr.

Admiral

Harry B. Harris, Jr.

Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet