SAN DIEGO (May 22, 2018) Sailors assigned to Coastal Riverine Squadron (CRS) 3 operate a Mark VI patrol boat during a final evaluation problem conducted by Coastal Riverine Group (CRG) 1's training and evaluation unit. CRG-1 provides a core capability to defend designated high value assets throughout the green and blue-water environment and providing deployable adaptive force packages worldwide in an integrated, joint and combined theater of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Boatswain’s Mate Nelson Doromal Jr./Released)

Sailors assigned to Coastal Riverine Squadron 3 operate a Mark VI patrol boat in waters off San Diego during a final evaluation problem conducted by Coastal Riverine Group 1's training and evaluation unit.

U.S. Navy/BMC Nelson Doromal Jr.

Admiral John C. Aquilino

Commander

SATTAHIP, Thailand (May 24, 2018) Multinational forces supporting Pacific Partnership 2018 (PP18) man the rails aboard Military Sealift Command expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Brunswick (T-EPF 6) and bid farewell to counterparts from the Royal Thai Armed Forces following the conclusion of PP18 Thailand. PP18’s mission is to work collectively with host and partner nations to enhance regional interoperability and disaster response capabilities, increase stability and security in the region, and foster new and enduring friendships across the Indo-Pacific region. Pacific Partnership, now in its 13th iteration, is the largest annual multinational humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Fulton/Released)

Pacific Partnership 2018 concludes in Thailand

The first ever Pacific Partnership mission stop in Thailand concluded aboard expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Brunswick (T-EPF 6) in Sattahip, May 24.

YOKOSUKA, Japan (May 22, 2018)  The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile-destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69) arrives at U.S. Fleet Activities (FLEACT) Yokosuka, to become part of the Forward Deployed Naval Forces (FDNF) in Japan. FLEACT Yokosuka provides, maintains, and operates base facilities and services in support of the 7th Fleet's forward-deployed naval forces, 71 tenant commands and more than 27,000 military and civilian personnel. (U.S. Navy photo by Garrett Zopfi)

USS Milius joins the Forward Deployed Naval Forces

The guided-missile destroyer arrived at U.S. Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, May 22, joining 7th Fleet's Forward Deployed Naval Forces.

SOUTH CHINA SEA (May 20, 2018) The Indonesian Navy frigate KRI Raden Eddy Martadinata (FFG-33) receives fuel from Military Sealift Command's fleet replenishment oiler USNS Rappahannock (T-AO-204) during an underway replenishment in Indonesian territorial waters. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

Rappahannock delivers fuel to Indonesian frigate, helps increase capacity

The underway replenishment served as a form of practice for the Indonesian Navy crew ahead of RIMPAC this year.

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (May 20, 2018) The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Santa Fe (SSN 763) receives a torpedo from USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) during a demonstration of the submarine tender's expeditionary replenishment capabilities.  Emory S. Land is currently on a scheduled port visit in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Emory S. Land is homeported in Apra Harbor, Guam and provides maintenance, hotel services and logistical support to submarines and surface ships int he U.S. 5th and 7th fleet areas of operation. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Daniel Willoughby/RELEASED)

USS Emory S. Land demonstrates submarine replenishment capabilities

The tender recently its expeditionary mission skills during a Pearl Harbor port visit, May 20.

SINGAPORE (May 19, 2018) The expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Millinocket (T-EFP 3) departs Changi Naval Base for a theater security cooperation (TSC) patrol in Southeast Asia. (U.S. Navy)

7th Fleet kicks off Southeast Asia TSC patrol

USNS Millinocket (T-EPF 3) departed Singapore, May 19, for a theater security cooperation mission with embarked 7th Fleet staff members.

PEARL HARBOR (May 17, 2018) Adm. Scott H. Swift, outgoing commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, right, and Adm. John C. Aquilino, incoming commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, left, salute each other during a change of command ceremony. The world’s largest fleet command, the U.S. Pacific Fleet encompasses 100 million square miles, nearly half the Earth’s surface, from Antarctica to the Arctic circle and from the West Coast of the United States into the Indian Ocean. The U.S. Pacific Fleet consists of approximately 200 ships and submarines, nearly 1,200 aircraft, and more than 130,000 Sailors and civilians. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jessica O. Blackwell)

U.S. Pacific Fleet conducts change of command

Adm. John C. Aquilino relieved Adm. Scott Swift as commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet during a ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, May 17.

SHIMODA, Japan (May 18, 2018) The guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) sits at anchor off the coast of Shimoda during the 79th Black Ship Festival. The Navy’s participation in the festival celebrates the heritage of U.S.-Japanese naval partnership first established by Commodore Matthew Perry’s 1853 port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Daniel A. Taylor)

USS Curtis Wilbur joins Shimoda Black Ship Festival

The guided-missile destroyer arrived in Shimoda, Japan, May 17, to participate in the annual Shimoda Black Ship Festival.

PACIFIC OCEAN (May 15, 2018) Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) prepares to get into a formation alongside Military Sealift Command expeditionary fast transport USNS Brunswick (T-EPF 6) and Her Majesty’s Canadian ship HMCS Vancouver (FFH 331) during a passing exercise (PASSEX) in support of Pacific Partnership 2018 (PP18). PP18’s mission is to work collectively with host and partner nations to enhance regional interoperability and disaster response capabilities, increase stability and security in the region, and foster new and enduring friendships across the Indo-Pacific region. Pacific Partnership, now in its 13th iteration, is the largest annual multinational humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kelsey L. Adams/Released)

USNS Mercy arrives in Vietnam for Pacific Partnership

The hospital ship arrived in Nha Trang, May 17, for the embarked team's fourth mission stop of Pacific Partnership 2018.

PEARL HARBOR (Jan. 4, 2018) A graphic for "The Bridge," a U.S. Pacific Fleet initiative that enables innovation, collaboration, and the ability to create and sustain a culture of change, inspiration and creativity. (U.S. Navy)

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