1. Nimitz Carrier Strike Group begins COMPTUEX

    USS Nimitz, Carrier Strike Group 11 and embarked Carrier Air Wing 11 began a Composite Training Unit Exercise Oct. 17.

    An F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the Black Knights of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 154 lands on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) in the Pacific, Oct. 14. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raul Moreno Jr.)
  2. Pacific Fleet Commander Visits NAF Misawa

    Adm. Cecil Haney visited Naval Air Facility Misawa, Oct. 16-17, touring the base, meeting with Sailors, and conducting an all hands call.

    Adm. Cecil Haney shakes hands with Electronics Technician 2nd Class Matthew Han during a tour of Commander, Task Force 72 offices at Naval Air Facility Misawa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Pedro A. Rodriguez)
  3. Navy's Latest Littoral Combat Ship to Arrive at New Homeport of San Diego

    USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) is scheduled to arrive at her new homeport of San Diego Oct. 18.

    In this file photo, Sailors man the rails of the Freedom-class littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3), Sept. 22, during her commissioning in Galveston, Texas. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Mike James)
  4. Washington, Stennis Carrier Strike Groups Operate in Andaman Sea

    The George Washington and John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Groups steamed together in the Andaman Sea Oct. 12, conducting integrated flight operations while also practicing surface and anti-submarine drills.

    Ships of the George Washington and John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Groups steam together in the Andaman Sea, Oct. 12. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Jennifer A. Villalovos)
  5. George Washington Sailors Volunteer at Malaysia Children's Home

    Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, Commander, Task Force (CTF) 70 and Destroyer Squadron 15 took time away from their port-call liberty to participate in community engagement in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Oct. 10.

    Aviation Machinist's Mate 3rd Class Harley Aldave plays a board game wtih children from Agathian's Shelter for Boys during a community service event Oct. 10 as part of USS George Washington's (CVN 73) port visit to Port Klang, Malaysia. Sailors took part in numerous community service activities throughout the course of the port vistit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Tatiana Avery)
  6. Peleliu ARG, 15th MEU Arrive in Timor-Leste for Exercise Crocodilo

    Throughout the exercise, which began Oct. 10, Sailors and Marines will participate in field events, and engineering and seamanship training, in addition to community service.

    In this file photo, the Peleliu Amphibious Ready Group, including amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu, amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay and amphibious dock landing ship USS Rushmore (LSD 47) transits in formation in the Pacific Ocean, Sept. 22. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Derek Stroop)
  7. George Washington, Malaysian Armed Forces Conduct Medical Exchange

    USS George Washington hosted a medical subject matter expert exchange aboard the aircraft carrier in Port Klang with Malaysian medical and dental officers, Oct. 10.

    Chief Hospital Corpsman Timothy Bickerton gives a tour of USS George Washington's medical spaces to medical and dental officers of the Malaysian Armed Forces, Oct. 10. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Alexander W. Cabrall)
  8. Bonhomme Richard ARG, 31st MEU Begin PHIBLEX

    The Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group and embarked Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit began Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX) 2012 with an opening ceremony aboard USS Bonhomme Richard in the Philippines Oct. 8.

    Flag Officer In Command, Philippine Navy Vice Adm. Alexander P. Pama, is welcomed aboard USS Bonhomme Richard Oct. 8 by Commanding Officer Capt. Daniel Dusek. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Lacordrick Wilson)
  9. USS Cowpens Visits Jakarta

    The guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) arrived in Jakarta, Indonesia, Oct. 7 for a port visit.

    Fire Controlman 2nd Class John Rutherford stands watch as USS Cowpens (CG 63) makes its way into Jakarta, Indonesia, Oct. 7 for a port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Paul Kelly)
  10. USS George Washington Makes First Visit to Malaysia

    The U.S. Navy's full-time forward-deployed aircraft carrier and its crew of more than 5,000 Sailors arrived in Malaysia Oct. 7 for a port visit.

    Capt. Greg Fenton, USS George Washington’s commanding officer, answers questions from local media after arriving in Port Klang, Malaysia, Oct. 7. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Jennifer A. Villalovos)