1. 3rd Fleet Ships, Sailors Participating in San Francisco Fleet Week

    Three ships of the U.S. Navy's 3rd Fleet are scheduled to visit San Francisco to participate in the 31st annual San Francisco Fleet Week Oct. 4-9.

    Sailors and Marines man the rails aboard the amphibious assult ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) as the ship passes under the Bay Bridge while making its way into the city Oct. 3 for San Francisco Fleet Week. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist John Lill)
  2. USS Reuben James to make final deployment

    The guided-missile frigate will depart for an independent seven-month deployment to the Western Pacific Oct. 3, her final deployment from Hawaii before decommissioning in the summer of 2013.

    In this file photo, USS Reuben James departs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam July 10 to take part in exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2012. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jon Dasbach)
  3. Stennis Strike Group Visits Kota Kinabalu

    USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) and USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) arrived in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia Sept. 30 for a port visit.

    KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia (Sept. 30, 2012) The aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) sits anchored off the coast of Kota Kinabalu following its arrival for a port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Justin A. Johndro)
  4. George Washington, John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Groups Patrol Western Pacific

    Two of the U.S. Navy's global force aircraft carrier strike groups are currently conducting operations in the vital Asia-Pacific region.

    SOUTH CHINA SEA (Sept. 28, 2012) Two F/A-18E Super Hornets from the Tophatters of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 14 fly by the mast of USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kenneth Abbate)
  5. Pacific Fleet Commander Visits USS Mustin, Praises Crew in Malaysia

    Adm. Cecil Haney, commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, visited guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) Sept. 27 during the ship's port visit to Malaysia in conjunction with the 2012 Western Pacific Naval Symposium.

    Adm. Cecil Haney pins USS Mustin's Sonar Technician (Surface) 1st Class Blair Ransom with the enlisted surface warfare device on the ship’s mess decks following an all hands call with the crew in Malaysia, Sept. 27.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Devon Dow/Released)
  6. USS Mustin Arrives in Malaysia for Visit

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) arrived in Port Klang, Malaysia for a goodwill port visit, Sept. 26.

    Cmdr. Joseph Ring, USS Mustin's commanding officer, departs the ship following Mustin's arrival in Port Klang, Sept. 26. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Devon Dow)
  7. Bonhomme Richard ARG, 31st MEU Complete Certification Exercise

    Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), along with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, completed a certification exercise Sept. 24.

    Aviation Boatswain's Mates (Handling) direct an AH-1W Cobra helicopter, left, assigned to the Flying Tigers of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 262  and an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 during takeoff Sept. 13 from the flight deck aboard the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) during a certification exercise. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael Russell)
  8. Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Chief of Staff Visits Bonhomme Richard

    Gen. Eiji Kimizuka, chief of staff of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) visited the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) Sept. 23 to meet with senior leadership and discuss bilateral training.

    PHILIPPINE SEA (Sept. 23, 2012) Gen. Eiji Kimizuka, center, chief of staff of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force and Lt. Gen. Kenneth Glueck Jr., commanding general of the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force are given a ship tour by Capt. Daniel Dusek, right, commanding officer of the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael Russell)
  9. George Washington Arrives in Guam for Friendship, Goodwill

    The U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier pulled into Guam for a routine, four-day port visit Sept. 21.

    The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) pulls into Joint Region Marianas, Guam for a scheduled four-day port visit.
  10. USS Key West Departs for New Homeport

    Friends and families of the crew from USS Key West (SSN 722) gathered at the submarine piers at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to say goodbye as the Los Angeles-class submarine departed for its new homeport of Naval Base Guam, Sept. 20.

    Spouses of the crew of the Los Angeles-class submarine USS Key West (SSN 722) wave goodbye as the sub sails from Pearl Harbor en route to its new homeport at Naval Base Guam.