1. USS Pearl Harbor Sailors, Marines Reach Out to Kids in Cambodia

    Ship's crew and Marines from the 11th MEU visited with kids at an activity center for children Dec. 15.

    SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Dec. 15, 2011) Personnel Specialist 2nd Class Richel Mila, left, and Religious Program Specialist 1st Class Maila Castillo, both assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52), dance with children during a community service project at the Help the Cambodian Children Goodwill Center.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Dominique Pineiro)
  2. Patrol Squadron 1 Trains with JMSDF Counterparts

    Pilots and crew members shared a day of training in P-3s with JMSDF's Patrol Squadron 2, Dec. 13.

    HACHINOHE NAVAL BASE, Japan (Dec. 13,2011)  Members of Patrol Squadron (VP) 1 and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force pose for a group photo at the conclusion of a bilateral training exercise here.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Darrius Wharton)
  3. USS Tucson departs for Western Pacific Deployment

    The Los Angeles-class submarine departed Hawaii Dec. 14 for a deployment to the Western Pacific region.

    PEARL HARBOR (Dec. 14, 2011) Los Angeles-class submarine USS Tucson (SSN 770) departs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for a scheduled six month Western Pacific deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ronald Gutridge)
  4. Marines, Sailors arrive in Cambodia for professional exchange

    11th MEU Marines and Sailors came ashore from USS New Orleans and USS Pearl Harbor for a professional exchange.

    GULF OF THAILAND (Dec. 11, 2011) A Landing Craft Unit assigned to Assault Craft Unit 5 enters the well deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) and will ultimately transfer Marines ashore for an exchange with the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Dominique Pineiro)
  5. Frank Cable Receives Environmental Stewardship Flagship Award

    The submarine tender crew was selected for its third 'large overseas' Environmental Stewardship Flagship Award.

    TUMON, Guam (Dec. 9, 2011) Hull Maintenance Technician 1st Class Steven Mullin and  Hull Maintenance Technician 2nd Class Zeus Millena, both assigned to the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40), remove trash from the beach during a community service project. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Melvin Nobeza)
  6. Essex Completes Patrol of Western Pacific

    The forward-deployed amphibious assault ship returned to Sasebo, Japan, Dec. 8 following a Western Pacific patrol.

    SASEBO, Japan (Dec. 8, 2011) Sailors aboard the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) stand the forward lookout watch as the ship returns to Sasebo following a two and a half month patrol of the western Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class William Jenkins)
  7. U.S. Sailors reach out to local community in South Korea

    7th Fleet commander, ship's crew are taking part in the Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition.

    MASAN, Republic of Korea (Dec. 5, 2011) Sailors pass charcoal briquettes during a community service project assisting low income families. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Information Systems Technician David Kelly)
  8. Lincoln Carrier Strike Group Deploys

    The deployment will culminate in USS Abraham Lincoln's eventual change of homeport to Newport News, Va.

    EVERETT, Wash. (Dec. 7, 2011) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) departs Naval Station Everett for the last time as it begins a five-month world cruise before reaching its new homeport at Newport News, Va., to start its mid-life refueling and complex overhaul. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kyle Steckler/)
  9. 7th Fleet, USS Curtis Wilbur Represent Navy at LIMA in Malaysia

    7th Fleet commander, ship's crew are taking part in the Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition.

    LANGKAWI, Malaysia (Dec. 6, 2011) The guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) is moored next to a Royal Malaysian Navy ship in preparation for the Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA) 2011. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jessica Bidwell)
  10. San Diego-based ships to depart for deployment with Lincoln CSG

    The ships, scheduled to depart San Diego Dec. 6 and 7, will deploy as part of the Lincoln Carrier Strike Group.

    In this file photo, guided-missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71) and guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) are underway in the Pacific Ocean during a composite training unit exercise.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Arif Patani)