1. Local Thai Chefs Visit USS Buffalo

    Sailors aboard Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Buffalo (SSN 715) participated in a cooking seminar held by professional Thai chefs during Pacific Partnership in Pattaya, Thailand, July 30.

    PATTAYA, Thailand - Khun Phanita Salapirom, a five star Thai chef, prepares a traditional dish during a cooking demonstration with assistance from Culinary Specialists aboard Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Buffalo (SSN 715) in Pattaya, Thailand, as part of a theater security cooperation and friendship mission to the region.
  2. Emory S. Land, Buffalo Visit Thai Schoolchildren

    Sailors from submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) and Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Buffalo (SSN 715) taught conversational English skills and played games with students at the Mechai Pattana School during a community service project in Pattaya, Thailand, Aug. 1.

    PATTAYA, Thailand - Master chief petty officer Vance Mckinsey, chief of the boat aboard Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Buffalo (SSN 715), talks with a Royal Thai Navy Sailor, and a Sailor assigned to submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) at the Mechai Pattana School during a community service project in Pattaya, Thailand, as part of a theater security cooperation and friendship mission to the region, AUG. 1.(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Elizabeth Fray/Released)
  3. Multinational Dental Team Provides Care in Cambodia

    A joint team of dentists from four nations worked together to provide healthy smiles for local residents in Cambodia during Pacific Partnership, July 31.

    Peruvian Army Lt. Katty Flores shows Cambodian children how to properly brush their teeth at a medical civic action project, July 31 during Pacific Partnership 2012.
  4. A Heartfelt Return

    For one Project HOPE volunteer, Pacific Partnership 2012 is more than a chance to give something back. It is a chance to face 33-years of uncertainty about her past.

    Project HOPE volunteer Pech Carson, a Cambodian-American participating in Pacific Partnership 2012, takes the water taxi to land July 29 to takes her first steps back onto Cambodia after leaving 33 years because of political instability. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)
  5. Sailors Help Kick Off Seattle Seafair Fleet Week

    The 63rd annual Seattle Seafair Fleet Week kicked off as amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18), guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52), and guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97) arrived in the Port of Seattle, July 31.

    Sailors man the rails aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) as the ship arrives in Seattle, July 31, to participate in Seattle Seafair Fleet Week. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Shannon Heavin)
  6. USS Frank Cable Returns to Guam

    The submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) arrived in her homeport in Guam, July 30, following a six-month regular overhaul and dry docking.

    The submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) returns to its homeport, July 30, as it passes Orote Point and enters into Apra Harbor.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jeremy Starr)
  7. Pacific Partnership Exchanges Culinary Techniques, Culture in Cambodia

    Culinary specialists (CSs) participating in Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12) took part in a culinary subject matter expert exchange (SMEE) July 30 at Starfish Bakery in Sihanoukville.

    SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (July 31, 2012) Culinary Specialist Charles Poplin watches a Cambodian woman as she makes a glaze during a subject matter expert exchange at the Starfish Project for Pacific Partnership 2012. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)
  8. Pacific Partnership’s Guardian Angels

    In order for Pacific Partnership 2012’s (PP12) medical civic action projects (MEDCAPs) to be successful, a quiet force protection team fends off enemies of microscopic size as the USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) steams towards Cambodia, 26 July.

    PACIFIC OCEAN (July 27, 2012) – Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Harry Stege sprays insect repellent on articles of clothing aboard Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy in preparation for Pacific Partnership 2012’s (PP12) arrival to Cambodia, July 28. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Clay M. Whaley/Released)
  9. PP12 Soccer Team Kicks Off Cambodia With Friendly Game

    Volunteers from Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12) kicked off the Cambodian leg of the mission with a friendly soccer game against a local team, July 28.

    SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (July 28, 2012) Lt. j.g. Adam Cohen hands over a signed soccer ball to the captain of a local Cambodian soccer team in Sihanoukville during a community service project during Pacific Partnership 2012, 28 July. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)
  10. Pacific Partnership 2012 Kicks Off Cambodia Visit

    Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12) held an opening ceremony, July 29, to kick off a two-week mission across four provinces including Sihanoukville, Koh Kong, Kampot, and Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

    SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (July 29, 2012) U.S., partner nation and Cambodian service members, along with representatives from non-governmental organizations stand at attention and render honors during the playing of the two nations' national anthems during the opening ceremony for Pacific Partnership 2012 in Cambodia .(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Stephen Votaw)