1. USS Makin Island Arrives in Malaysia

    The amphibious assault ship and embarked 11th MEU Marines arrived in Sepangar May 18 for a port visit.

    In this file photo, USS Makin Island (LHD 8) conducts flight deck operations in the Indian Ocean, May 8, 2012. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist John Lill)
  2. Hawaii Intelligence Community to Commemorate Battle of Midway

    The Hawaii military intelligence community is inviting the public to a series of professional and social events surrounding the inaugural Midway Intelligence Ball, June 1-3, 2012.

  3. CARAT Exercise to Kick Off in Thailand

    New events highlight the 18th edition of the U.S.-Thai maritime exercise, which begins May 17 in Sattahip.

    SATTAHIP, Thailand (May 16, 2011) Royal Thai Navy sailors look on as USS Germantown (LSD 42) moors at the Port of Sattahip to participate in Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Thailand 2012. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Robert Clowney)
  4. No one injured as USS Essex, USNS Yukon collide at sea

    At approximately 9:20 a.m. PST, USS Essex (LHD 2) collided with USNS Yukon (T-AO 202) during an approach for a routine underway replenishment approximately 120 miles off the coast of Southern California due to an apparent steering malfunction aboard Essex.

  5. Sailors, Marines Serve Community in Thailand

    USS New Orleans, USS Pearl Harbor Sailors and Marines took part in several community service projects in Phuket.

    PHUKET, Thailand (May 15, 2012) Fireman Apprentice Colby Jackson-King, assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18), receives a bucket of wet cement from a member of the Royal Thai Navy at the Lampanwa School during a community service project with the Royal Thai Navy. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Dominique Pineiro)
  6. USS Essex to return to San Diego after 12 years

    The ship returns to San Diego May 17 after 12 years of forward-deployed operations from Sasebo, Japan.

    In this file photo, amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) departs Sasebo, Japan, April 29 following a successful hull swap between the crews of Essex and USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). (U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Joe Kaned)
  7. Blue Ridge builds friendship with Indonesia visit

    Bonds between the navies were strengthened during a four-day visit to Jakarta that wrapped up May 15.

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (May 14, 2012) Vice Adm. Scott H. Swift, commander of U.S. 7th Fleet, greets an Indonesian navy side boy after piping down the line at the Indonesian navy headquarters in Jakarta. Swift toured the facility during a visit to Jakarta with the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Kenneth R. Hendrix)
  8. Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group to Visit Hawaii

    The Carrier Strike Group is set to arrive at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam May 15 for port visit.

    In this file photo, aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) departs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam with Sailors' friends and families aboard for a 'Tiger Cruise' in June 2011. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans)
  9. USS New Orleans, Pearl Harbor Arrive In Thailand

    The two ships, along with embarked 11th MEU Marines, arrived in Phuket May 14 for a port visit.

    In this file photo, the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18), foreground, and the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52), top, transit the Indian Ocean May 8 with the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8). (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist John Lill)
  10. CSG-1 Makes History in Oceania Maritime Security Initiative

    The Carl Vinson CSG is the first to take part in the Oceania Maritime Security Initiative (OMSI).

    PACIFIC OCEAN (May 11, 2012) Cmdr. Mark Morin, chief of the incident management branch of the United States Coast Guard, stands watch as Lt. Karl Hjembo, assigned to Destroyer Squadron 1 observes as part of the Oceania Maritime Security Initiative (OMSI) in the sea combat module aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicolas C. Lopez)