1. Pacific Partnership Develops New 'Eye-deas'

    You never know where a good idea can come from. In the case of Dr. John Jarstad, an Ophthalmologist and team lead with Latter Day Saints Charities, aboard the hospital ship USNS Mercy, it can come from a casual conversation with his neighbor.

    NORTH SULAWESI, Indonesia (June 6, 2012) Dr. John Jarstad of Latter Day Saints Charities checks the right eye of a cataracts patient during a surgical civil action project on June 6. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)
  2. Medical Assistance Provided to Remote Area of Indonesia

    Pacific Partnership personnel are providing medical care to hundreds in a remote village in Talaud, Indonesia.

    NORTH SULAWESI, Indonesia (June 6, 2012) Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Alan Kampert watches a local Indonesian doctor check the eye sight of a patient during Pacific Partnership. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)
  3. George Washington Celebrates 150,000 Safe Arrested Landings

    The aircraft carrier celebrated a significant milestone in the ship's history, June 13.

    In this file photo, an F/A-18E Super Hornet from the "Diamondbacks" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 102 approaches the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) in the Philippine Sea, June 3. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Alexander W. Cabrall)
  4. Michigan Visits Yokosuka During Western Pacific Deployment

    The Ohio-class guided missile submarine USS Michigan arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, June 13, for a visit as part of its deployment to the Western Pacific.

    YOKOSUKA, Japan (June 13, 2012) The Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 727) arrives at Fleet Activities Yokosuka. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David Mercil)
  5. Portland Fleet Week Concludes

    Portland Rose Festival Fleet Week concluded as three Navy ships departed Tom McCall Waterfront Park, June 11.

    PORTLAND, Ore. (June 9, 2012) Quartermaster 1st Class Clarence Roach, assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110), leads a public tour aboard the ship during Fleet Week, being held in conjunction with the 105th annual Portland Rose Festival. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Scott A. McCall)
  6. Pacific Partnership Surgery Rebuilds Life For Indonesian Baby

    An 8-month-old Indonesian boy's life has been rebuilt thanks to a joint Indonesian and Pacific Partnership medical team, June 7.

    MANADO, Indonesia (June 6, 2012) Capt. James Morgan, mission commander of Pacific Partnership 2012, reaches out to a prospective pediatric surgery patient during a screening program at Siloam Hospital. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Laurie Dexter)
  7. Charities, Pacific Partnership Deliver To Indonesia

    Forty-seven pallets of supplies weighing more than 13 tons were donated by Project Handclasp and the Latter Day Saint Charities to the city of Manado, Indonesia, June 7, during Pacific Partnership 2012.

    NORTH SULAWESI, Indonesia (June 9, 2012)  Capt. Murdock Macdougall (right) of the Canadian Army and Hospitalman Chelsea Craft lift a box of supplies onto the back of a truck at the medical civic action project site for Pacific Partnership on Talaud. (Photo by Kristopher Radder)
  8. Communications Keeps Pacific Partnership Connected

    Service members from Pacific Partnership 2012's Joint Communication Support Element are pushing technology to its utmost to keep everyone connected during the mission.

  9. Guam Welcomes Submarines

    Six submarines and one submarine tender dotted Guam's Apra Harbor this past week for the first time since 2002.

    Sailors aboard the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Columbus (SSN 762) shift colors after arriving in Apra Harbor, Guam on May 30 for a routine port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist First Class Jason Swink)
  10. Navy invites public in Hawaii, San Diego to open-house meetings on draft EIS

    The U.S. Navy encourages the public to attend open-house public meetings in Hawaii June 12-15 and on June 20 in San Diego to learn about and comment on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement (EIS/OEIS) for Navy training and testing activities in the Hawaii-Southern California Study Area.