1. CARAT Cambodia Enables Return to Homeland for Three Sailors

    Three USS Kidd Sailors visited their ancestral homeland for the first time during the exercise.

    GULF OF THAILAND (Oct 25, 2011) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Suorth Suom, a Cambodian-American Sailor assigned to USS Kidd (DDG 100), talks with Royal Cambodian Navy shipriders during the at-sea phase of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Cambodia 2011. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Robert Clowney)
  2. Newest Navy Destroyer Arrives in San Diego

    Navy's newest destroyer arrived at its homeport Oct. 24.

    SAN DIEGO (Oct. 24, 2011) The guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111) arrives pierside at its new homeport at Naval Base San Diego. (U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Joe Kane)
  3. Patrol Squadron 40 Surpasses 275,000 Mishap-Free Flight Hours

    The Fighting Marlins achieved a milestone in aviation safety when recently surpassing 275,000 mishap-free flight hours.

    OKINAWA, Japan (Oct. 20, 2011) Aviation Electrician's Mate 3rd Class Dylan Bittle of  Patrol Squadron (VP) 40 repairs an wingtip light on the port wing of a P-3C Orion. Wing and tail lights serve  as an safety indicator to personnel that the aircraft has power applied. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Julian R. Moorefield)
  4. Essex ARG Arrives in Subic Bay, Offloads 31st MEU

    The amphibious ready group offloaded components of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit Oct. 22 for amphibious exercise PHIBLEX.

    SUBIC BAY, Philippines (Oct. 22, 2011) A landing craft utility approaches the well deck of the forward-deployed amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9) in preparation for offloading equipment of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Casey H. Kyhl)
  5. USS Mustin Arrives in Thailand

    The ship arrived in Laem Chabang Oct. 21 for a port visit and to participate in community service events.

    In this file photo, USS Mustin (DDG 89), aligns course with the USNS Tippecanoe (T-AO 199) to conduct an underway replenishment while underway in the Pacific Ocean Feb. 17, 2011. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian A. Stone)
  6. Resolution Recognizes Pacific Partnership Efforts in Micronesia

    The efforts of the 2011 mission team were recognized by the 17th Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.

    In this file photo, Cmdr. Richard Zeber performs an eye exam July 8 at the Kosrae Hospital during Pacific Partnership 2011. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman John Grandin)
  7. U.S., Cambodian Navies Take CARAT to Sea

    The U.S. and Royal Cambodian navies began their 2nd annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training exercise Oct. 20.

    SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Oct. 20, 2011) Royal Cambodian Navy Officers stand alongside U.S. Navy counterparts in front of USNS Safeguard (T-ARS 50) during the opening ceremony for Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Cambodia 2011. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Robert Clowney)
  8. 64 Sailors caught illegally using or distributing designer-drug Spice

    Sixty-plus Sailors from three commands have recently been investigated and identified as using the designer drug Spice.

  9. U.S. Navy, JMSDF to Participate in ANNUALEX

    The maritime field training exercise with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force will be take place Oct. 27 to Nov. 4.

    U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships transit the Pacific Ocean in formation during ANNUALEX, Nov. 17, 2009. (U.S. Navy photo)
  10. Essex ARG Helps 31st MEU Complete CERTEX

    Ships from the amphibious ready group assisted the Marines in completing their certification exercise Oct. 16.

    PHILIPPINE SEA (Oct. 10, 2011) An AH-1W Super Cobra with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 265 takes off from the flight deck of the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) during a 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit certification exercise that began Oct. 6. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Terry Matlock)