1. CNO Speaks at Current Strategy Forum

    Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Gary Roughead was a keynote speaker at the U.S. Naval War College's 62nd annual CSF in Newport, R.I., June 7.

  2. Lassen Completes Maintenance, Returns Home

    During a Center for a New American Security conference, Adm. Walsh emphasized the importance of forward presence.

    YOKOSUKA, Japan (June 2, 2010) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Charles Oki)
  3. Fleet Commander Cites Importance of Forward Presence

    During a Center for a New American Security conference, Adm. Walsh emphasized the importance of forward presence.

    Navy Adm. Patrick M. Walsh, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, center, joins other senior U.S. military members supporting Operation Tomodachi in presenting Japanese Defense Minister Toshimi Kitazawa with a banner as he and senior Japanese leaders visit the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, April 4, 2011. Walsh credits the U.S. forward presence in the region with providing a rapid response -- whether for humanitarian assistance or to deter aggression. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Kyle Carlstrom)
  4. Nimitz Hosts Battle of Midway Remembrance Dinner

    Officers and Chiefs from the aircraft carrier gathered June 2 to remember the sacrifice of all who served at the Battle of Midway, the turning point in the Pacific campaign during World War II.

  5. Defense Secretary Visits Battleship Missouri

    Secretary of Defense Robert Gates toured the Memorial May 31 during a stopover on Oahu enroute to Singapore.

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates tours the U.S.S. Missouri Memorial, Ford Island, Hawaii, May 31, 2011.  Defense Dept. photo by Cherie Cullen (released)
  6. Chung-Hoon Deploys to Western Pacific

    The destroyer departed Pearl Harbor June 1 for an independent deployment to the Western Pacific.

    PEARL HARBOR (June 1, 2011) Family members and friends wave goodbye to Sailors manning the rails of guided-missile destroyer USS Chung Hoon (DDG 93) as it departs from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jon Dasbach/Released)
  7. Japanese College Students Tour Essex

    Students from the University of Fukuoka had the opportunity to see the USS Essex up close and personal during a ship tour May 27.

  8. USS Charlotte Returns from Western Pacific Deployment

    The submarine returned to Pearl Harbor May 31 after a scheduled six-month Western Pacific deployment.

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (May 31, 2011) The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Charlotte (SSN 766) returns to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after a scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW/AW/SCW) Ronald Gutridge)
  9. Seventh Fleet Ships Sortie for Typhoon Songda

    Five ships forward deployed to Yokosuka, Japan were ordered to sortie May 28 to avoid Typhoon Songda.

    In this file photo, guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) returns to Commander Fleet Activities, Yokosuka March 29 after participating in Operation Tomodachi. McCain and four other ships forward deployed to Yokosuka sortied May 28 to avoid Typhoon Songda. (U.S. Navy photo by Joe Schmitt)
  10. Joint at-sea training highlights U.S., Indonesia exercise

    The arrival of three U.S. Navy ships in Jakarta May 25 marks the beginning of the 17th annual CARAT Indonesia exercise.

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (May 25, 2011) Cmdr. Andree Bergmann, commanding officer of USS Howard (DDG 83), joins traditional Indonesian dancers celebrating her ship's arrival during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Indonesia 2011. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist First Class Robert Clowney)