1. Emory S. Land Visits Singapore Following Philippines Assistance

    The submarine tender arrived at Changi Naval Base Nov. 27 as part of the ship's ongoing forward deployed mission in the 7th Fleet area of operations.

    In this file photo, USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) conducts an underway replenishment with USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10) in the Philippine Sea, Nov. 15, during Operation Damayan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian H. Abel)
  2. USS Howard to Depart for Western Pacific Deployment

    The guided-missile destroyer is scheduled to depart Naval Base San Diego Dec. 2 on an independent deployment to the Western Pacific region.

    In this file photo, USS Howard (DDG 83) fires its 5-inch gun during a live-fire drone exercise (DRONEX) in the South China Sea as part of they Malaysia phase of exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) in June, 2011. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian A. Stone)
  3. USS Freedom, BNS Somudro Joy Conduct PASSEX in Pacific

    USS Freedom (LCS 1) conducted a passing exercise with the Bangladesh navy ship BNS Somudro Joy (F-28), Nov. 26.

    USS Freedom (LCS 1) conducts a passing exercise with the Bangladesh Navy ship BNS Somudro Joy (F-28), Nov. 26. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Karolina A. Oseguera)
  4. Pacific Fleet Master Chief Visits Guam, Meets with Sailors

    U.S. Pacific Fleet Master Chief Marco Ramirez visited Sailors on Guam as he stopped by several Navy commands on island Nov. 25-27.

    Pacific Fleet Master Chief Marco Ramirez speaks with enlisted Sailors from Joint Region Marianas (JRM) about the Pacific Fleet mission, sexual assault prevention and their careers and concerns during a visit to the JRM headquarters in Guam, Nov. 25. (U.S. Navy photo by Jesse Leon Guerrero)
  5. Hospital Ship Mercy Returns to Reduced Operating Status

    Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, directed that the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) be returned to a reduced operating status Nov. 25.

    In this file photo, USNS Mercy (T-AH19) sits moored at Naval Base San Diego in August. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Michael Russell)
  6. George Washington Carrier Strike Group Joins AnnualEx

    The ships kicked off their participation in the defensive readiness exercise with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, Nov. 25.

    Ships of the George Washington Carrier Strike Group operate in the Philippine Sea, Nov. 24. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian H. Abel)
  7. USS Freedom Delivers Relief Supplies to Tacloban, Philippines

    The crew of the littoral combat ship delivered ten pallets of humanitarian assistance and disaster relief supplies to officials from the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Nov. 24.

    Sailors assigned to the littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS 1) pack the cabin of an SH-60 Seahawk helicopter with supplies from Project Handclasp for delivery ashore in Tacloban, Nov. 24. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Karolina A. Oseguera)
  8. PACFLT Commander Reaffirms Alliance, Rebalance in ROK

    Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr. visited South Korea Nov. 21-22, meeting with senior military and government leaders to reaffirm the U.S. Navy's commitment to the alliance with the Republic of Korea and the ongoing U.S. rebalance to the Pacific.

    Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr., signs a guest book prior to an office call with Adm. Choi Yoon-hee, right, chairman of the Republic of Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff, in Seoul Nov. 21. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Joshua Bryce Bruns)
  9. USS Ashland, USS Germantown Replace USS George Washington

    The dock landing ships with their embarked Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit have replaced aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), which had been supporting Operation Damayan since Nov. 14.

    Sailors from USS George Washington (CVN 73) and Marines from the 3d Marine Expeditionary Brigade load boxes of supplies into a U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey, Nov. 20 in Tacloban. George Washington has been replaced by USS Ashland (LSD 48) and USS Germantown (LSD 42) in support of Operation Damayan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Trevor Welsh)
  10. USS Chosin to Return From Deployment

    The guided-missile cruiser will return home to Pearl Harbor Nov. 22 following a deployment to the Western Pacific.

    In this file photo, USS Chosin (CG 65) departs Sydney, Australia in October following the Royal Australian Navy's International Fleet Review. (U.S. Navy photo by Fire Controlman Third Class Andrew Albin)