1. George Washington Safely Navigates Sunda Strait

    The fulltime forward deployed nuclear-powered aircraft carrier successfully transited the Sunda Strait, July 6.

    SUNDA STRAIT (July 6, 2011)  The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) navigates the Sunda Strait while being escorted by Indonesian naval vessels. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class William Pittman/RELEASED)
  2. TACRON 12 Embarks for Talisman Sabre

    The Tactical Air Control Squadron 12 embarked to provide support for the 2011 Talisman Sabre exercise.

  3. Pacific Fleet Sailor Shines on IA Tour

    A Pacific Fleet Sailor, Intelligence Specialist 3rd Class Valli Doiron, is recognized for her hard work and dedication.

  4. Guardian Moors in Hong Kong, Sailor Returns Home

    USS Guardian arrived in Hong Kong July 3, 2011, and for one Sailor, it is an opportunity to return home.

    HONG KONG (July 2, 2011) - Logistics Specialist Seaman Bo Qu works out of the supply office aboard USS Guardian (MCM 5) on July 2, 2011 en route to Hong Kong. Qu, a citizen of the People's Republic of China,
left for New York City with his parents in 2006. (U.S. Navy Photo by Lt. j.g. Justin Van Es/Released)
  5. USS Ford Visits Vladivostok, Russia

    The guided-missile frigate USS Ford (FFG 54) arrived in Vladivostok, Russia, July 2 for a port visit.

    VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (July 2, 2011) Sailors aboard the guided missile Frigate USS Ford (FFG 54) man the rails as the ship arrives in Vladivostok, Russia for a port visit.(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Devon Dow)
  6. USS Fitzgerald and USS McCampbell to Visit Sydney

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers will visit Sydney, July 4, before participating in Talisman Sabre 2011.

    In this June 2010 file photo, guided-missile destroyers USS McCampbell (DDG 85), left, and USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) transit the Western Pacific Ocean. USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) will join McCampbell as the pair of destroyers visit Sydney beginning July 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Adam K. Thomas)
  7. USS Essex embarks 31st MEU Aviation Combat Element

    After onloading the ground elements of the 31st MEU at White Beach Naval Facility, the USS Essex got underway to embark aircraft June 29.

    PACIFIC OCEAN (June 29, 2011) A U.S. Marine CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 265 (HMM-265), 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, lands aboard the flight deck of the forward deployed amphibious assualt ship U.S.S. Essex.(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl Steve Acuff/Released)
  8. Essex ARG Embarks 31st MEU for Talisman Sabre 2011

    Ships of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group embarked 2,000+ Marines of the 31st MEU in Okinawa, Japan, June 27.

    OKINAWA, Japan (June 27, 2011) – Marines of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) walk down the pier at White Beach Naval Facility to embark the forward deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2). (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Terry Matlock/Released)
  9. USS McClusky Takes Part in PASSEX with JMSDF

    The guided-missile frigate USS McClusky (FFG 41) participated in a joint forces passing exercise (PASSEX) with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) June 26.

    PACIFIC OCEAN (June 26, 2011) Ensigns Haruhisa Kosuge, left, and Shohei Yamaguchi, assigned to the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, test the back-up steering of the guided-missile frigate USS McClusky (FFG 41) during a joint forces passing exercise.(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Dominique Pinero/Released)
  10. George Washington Prepares For Worst with Mass Casualty Drill

    Preparing for the worst of all possible scenarios, hundreds of Sailors from the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier were put through a life-like mass casualty drill, June 28.