1. USS Louisville Completes WESTPAC Deployment

    USS Louisville (SSN 724) returned home to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Aug. 8 after completing a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific region.

    USS Louisville (SSN 724) returns to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after completing a deployment to the Western Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ronald Gutridge)
  2. USS Olympia Begins Western Pacific Deployment

    The Los Angeles-class submarine USS Olympia (SSN 717) departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Aug. 8 for a deployment to the Western Pacific.

    USS Olympia (SSN 717) departs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Aug. 8 for a six-month Western Pacific deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ronald Gutridge)
  3. USS Sampson Arrives in Guadalcanal for 70th Anniversary Commemoration

    USS Sampson (DDG 102) arrived in Guadalcanal Aug. 6, to take part in the island's commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the World War II Battle of Guadalcanal.

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) arrives in Guadalcanal, Aug. 6. (U.S. Navy photo)
  4. Trilateral exercise to be conducted off coast of Hawaii

    Ships from the U.S., Japan, and the Republic of Korea will conduct a trilateral naval exercise off the coast of Hawaii Aug. 7-8 following exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC).

    In this file photo, USS McCampbell (DDG 85), left, JS Kurama (DDH 144), center, and ROKS Munmu the Great (DDH 976) steam in formation June 21 during a trilateral exercise in the East China Sea. A trilateral exercise between the U.S., Japan and the Republic of Korea is scheduled Aug. 7-8 off the coast of Hawaii. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Denver Applehans)
  5. 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)
  6. 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)
  7. 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.
  8. 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.

  9. 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)
  10. 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.