1. Cambodian Students Learn Casting Techniques aboard Mercy

    Cambodian students gained valuable medical knowledge in casting techniques while aboard the hospital ship USNS Mercy Aug. 4, as part of Pacific Partnership 2012.

    A Cambodian medical student records Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Jason Smith showing a group of Cambodian medical students how to make a cast aboard USNS Mercy, Aug. 4. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)
  2. RIMPAC 2012 Concludes

    The world's largest international maritime exercise, Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC), came to an end Aug 3.

    Ships and submarines participating in exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2012 sail in formation, July 27, in the waters around the Hawaiian islands. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Keith Devinney)
  3. Blue Ridge Achieves Top 3M Score On Waterfront

    U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) wrapped up a week-long Maintenance and Material Management assessment Aug. 3 with an overall score of 92.53 percent.

    Ensign Robert Wynne is given a maintenance scheduling profiencey test by Chief Gas Turbine Systems Technician (Electrical) Wilfredo Ignacio during U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge's (LCC 19) Consolidated Ship's Maintenance Program assessment, 3 Aug.
  4. PP12 Physical Therapy Team Plays Double Role During Mission

    physical therapists and technicians are fulfilling the vital roles of prevention, education and care for patients and participants alike during Pacific Partnership, 2 Aug.

  5. Pacific Fleet Chaplain Visits George Washington

    Capt. Brent Scott, U.S. Pacific Fleet chaplain, greets Aviation Electronics Technician Airman Latoya Chandler, from Stark, Fla., during a visit aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), Aug. 2.

    YOKOSUKA, Japan - Capt. Brent Scott, U.S. Pacific Fleet chaplain, greets Aviation Electronics Technician Airman Latoya Chandler, from Stark, Fla., during a visit aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), Aug. 2 (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class William Pittman/Released)
  6. 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.
  7. 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)
  8. 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.
  9. 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)
  10. 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)