• PEARL HARBOR (Sept. 2, 2015) Adm. Scott Swift, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, greets Donald Fosburg, a former Navy Radioman, during a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II aboard the Battleship Missouri Memorial. Fosburg, who witnessed Japan officially surrendered as the Japanese Instrument of Surrender was signed…

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  • PEARL HARBOR (Sept. 2, 2015) Adm. Scott Swift, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, speaks during a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II aboard the Battleship Missouri Memorial. On Sept. 2, 1945 Japan officially surrendered as the Japanese Instrument of Surrender was signed aboard the USS Missouri (BB 63) by Fleet Adm.…

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  • SASEBO, Japan (Sept. 2, 2015) Sailors man the rails as the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) returns to Sasebo following a patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations as part of the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class David A. Cox)

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  • PACIFIC OCEAN (Sept. 1, 2015) Capitan De Defragata Marco Galvan and Capitan De Defragata Soto Berlin of the Mexican Navy observe a simulated strait transit aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4). Boxer is currently underway off the coast of southern California participating in Dawn Blitz 2015 (DB-15). DB-15 is a multinational training…

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  • GULF OF THAILAND (Aug. 31, 2015) Logistics Specialist 3rd Class Maretta Stubbs signals to a Royal Thai Navy helicopter from the flight deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) during a deck landing qualification held in support of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Thailand. In its 21st year, CARAT is an…

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  • YOKOSUKA, Japan (Aug. 31, 2013) Quartermaster 3rd Class Devon Fleetwood, assigned to the guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62), raises the national ensign aboard the ship after an anchoring evolution. Chancellorsville is on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility in support of security and stability in the Indo-Asia…

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  • SATTAHIP, Thailand (Aug. 31, 2015) A Sailor assigned to Mobile Diving Salvage Company 11-7 enters the water to conduct a joint survey of the Thung Prong Pier with divers from the Royal Thai Navy during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Thailand 2015. In its 21st year, CARAT is an annual, bilateral exercise series with the U.S. Navy,…

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  • SAN DIEGO (Aug. 31, 2015) Sailors stand in formation on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) before departing Naval Base Coronado for Yokosuka, Japan, as part of the Navy’s forward deployed naval forces (FDNF) in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nathan…

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  • PACIFIC OCEAN (Aug. 31, 2015) Amphibious assault vehicles enter the well deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) during exercise Dawn Blitz 2015. The multinational training exercise, being conducted by Expeditionary Strike Group 3 and the 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade, gives participants from the U.S., Japan, Mexico…

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