1. Cowpens Hosts Republic of Korea Navy Sailors

    Cowpens hosted Republic of Korea (ROK) navy sailors for more than a week following the ships port visit to Busan Oct. 3.

    SOUTH CHINA SEA (Oct. 7, 2011) Republic of Korea (ROK) navy Lt. Wook Hyun Min uses an alidade aboard USS Cowpens (CG 63). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class N. Ross Taylor)
  2. USS Fitzgerald, USS McCampbell Begin Exercise with Russian Navy

    USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) and USS McCampbell (DDG 85) began exercise Pacific Eagle with ships of the Russian Navy Oct. 13.

    PHILIPPINE SEA (Oct. 13, 2011)  The guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) steams with the guided missile cruiser Varyag and the Irkut tanker of the Russian Federation Navy during exercise Pacific Eagle. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Corey Hensley)
  3. George Washington Carrier Strike Group Returns to Singapore

    Four ships of the carrier strike group arrived in Singapore Oct. 13 for a port visit.

    The day before arriving in Singapore for a port visit, Commanding Officer David A. Lausman, left, helps the oldest and youngest Sailors assigned to aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) cut a cake commemorating the Navy's 236th birthday. (U.S. Navy photo by Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) 3rd Class Sandip K. Dhesi)
  4. Columbia Visits Malaysia during Western Pacific Deployment

    The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine arrived at Kota Kinabalu Oct. 13 for a port visit.

    SEPANGAR, Malaysia (Oct. 13, 2011) Los Angeles-class submarine USS Columbia (SSN 771) prepares to come alongside submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) on the U.S. Navy's 236th birthday. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Chris Williamson)
  5. Emory S. Land Conducts Coordinated Mooring in Malaysia

    The submarine tender arrived in Sepangar Oct. 11 for a goodwill visit and will support USS Columbia (SSN 771).

    SEPANGAR, Malaysia (Oct. 11, 2011) Sailors aboard submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) man the rails as the ship prepares to moor at Kota Kinabalu Naval Base. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Elizabeth Fray)
  6. Japanese Dignitaries Visit USS Essex off Okinawa

    The U.S. Consulate General to Okinawa and a Japanese delegation embarked USS Essex at sea Oct. 8.

    PHILIPPINE SEA (Oct. 8, 2011) Commanding cfficer of the forward deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) Capt. David Fluker, third from right, discusses the ship's capabilities with a delegation from the Okinawa, Japan prefectural government. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Terry Matlock)
  7. USS Fitzgerald, USS McCampbell to Participate in Pacific Eagle

    USS Fitzgerald and USS McCampbell will join Russian navy forces for exercise Pacific Eagle Oct. 13-15.

    In this file photo, guided-missile destroyers USS McCampbell (DDG 85), left, and USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) transit the Western Pacific Ocean. McCampbell will join fellow Destroyer Squadron 15 ship USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) for exercise Pacific Eagle with Russian navy forces Oct. 13-15. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Adam K. Thomas)
  8. JMSDF Training Squadron to visit Pearl Harbor

    Three Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships will arrive at Pearl Harbor Oct. 10 for a visit.

    In this file photo, U.S. Pacific Fleet Commander Adm. Patrick Walsh inspects the sailors assigned to the JS Kashima (TV 3508) honor guard detail at Pearl Harbor during the June 2010 visit of the JMSDF Training Squadron. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW) Mark Logico)
  9. CARAT Brunei Event Brings Females Closer

    ~80 female Sailors from the U.S., Royal Brunei navies shared their service experiences Oct. 4 as part of CARAT.

    MUARA, Brunei (Oct. 4, 2011) Female Sailors assigned to USS Pinckney (DDG 91), USS Dewey (DDG 105) and the Royal Brunei Navy pose for photo during a an event where they shared their service experience. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jessica Bidwell)
  10. Second Senior Leadership Summit Held in San Francisco

    A two-day Senior Leadership Seminar focused on disaster response kicked off Oct. 6 aboard USS Bonhomme Richard.

    SAN FRANCISCO (Oct. 6, 2011) Adm. Patrick M. Walsh, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, and former Secretary of State George P. Schultz and his wife listen to discussion during a Senior Leadership Seminar (SLS) held aboard USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Phillip Pavlovich)