1. EODMU-5 Partners with Singapore Navy for Joint Training

    Sailors from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 5 are working with Republic of Singapore Navy counterparts during the biannual Miata exercise that kicked off at U.S. Naval Base Guam Dec. 3.

    Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal 3rd Class Kevin Posten, right, gives directions to a Republic of Singapore Navy sailor as they practice driving one of EODMU-5’s high mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicles during exercise Miata. (U.S. Navy photo by Jesse Leon Guerrero)
  2. First P-8A Poseidons Report for Duty in Pacific

    The Navy's newest, most advanced maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft, the P-8A Poseidon, arrived at Kadena Air Base, Okinawa, Japan for its inaugural deployment Dec. 1.

    A P-8A Poseidon from Patrol Squadron (VP) 16, background, taxis around the Naval Air Facility Atsugi flight line during a stop for refueling Dec. 1 before proceeding to Okinawa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kegan E. Kay)
  3. CVW 5 Completes Patrol with USS George Washington

    Carrier Air Wing 5, the embarked air wing of the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), completed its end of patrol fly off, Dec. 1.

    An F/A-18E Super Hornet from the Eagles of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 115 takes off from USS George Washington (CVN 73) during Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5's fly-off, Dec. 1. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ricardo R. Guzman)
  4. Pacific Fleet Commander, Fleet Master Chief visit USS Michael Murphy Sailors on Thanksgiving

    Adm. Harry Harris and Fleet Master Chief Marco Ramirez stopped by the ship in Pearl Harbor on Thanksgiving to say thanks to those aboard standing duty.

    Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr. speaks with Sailors aboard the USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112), Nov. 28. (U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Michael Lewis)
  5. George Washington Hosts Key Military Leaders for AnnualEx

    The aircraft carrier hosted key U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force leaders during George Washington Carrier Strike Group's participation in Annual Exercise (AnnualEx), Nov 27-28.

    Vice Adm. Robert Thomas, commander of U.S. Seventh Fleet, and Vice Adm. Yasushi Matsushita, commander in chief, Japan Self-Defense Fleet, speak with media during a press conference aboard aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) Nov. 28. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Liam Kennedy)
  6. 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)
  7. 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)
  8. 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)
  9. 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)
  10. 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)