1. U.S., Republic of Korea Navy Leadership Talk Future Maritime Operations

    Leaders met May 3-4 during on-star level staff talks at the ROK naval headquarters

  2. U.S., Canada Sharpen ASW Skills During Maple Fury

    Anti-submarine warfare units tested ASW procedures and command and control in April in the Eastern Pacific ocean.

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (April 27, 2011) Chief Operations Specialist Brian Esquibel and Operations Specialist 2nd Class (SW) Jeremy Moore, both assigned to Commander, Anti-Submarine Warfare Force, U.S. 3rd Fleet (CTF-34), review the contact reports received from U.S. and Canadian deployed forces in support of Exercise Maple Fury. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ronald Gutridge)
  3. Lake Champlain Completes Independent Deployment

    The ship will return to San Diego May 6, after deployment to the Atlantic and U.S. Central Command areas of responsibility.

  4. All MIDPAC Ships Receive Green "H" Award

    All 11 Hawaii-based Navy surface ships received the 2010 Force Health and Wellness Award.

  5. USS Ronald Reagan Fosters Relationships in Thailand

    The crew participated in several community service projects in Phuket, Thailand, May 1-5.

    THALANG PHUKET, Thailand (May 4, 2011) Sailors and Marines assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) paint the Youth Football Home school building during a community service project. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kevin B. Gray)
  6. USS Guardian Visits Bali, Indonesia

    The crew took part in community service events at local schools and hosted shipboard tours while moored at Port Benoa, May 4.

    BALI, Indonesia (May 4, 2011) Lt. Cmdr. Tim Carter, executive officer of the mine countermeasures ship USS Guardian (MCM 5), gives a plaque to an Indonesian official as a gift during a community service event at a local school in Bali. (U.S. Navy photo by Ensign Michael Burling)
  7. USS Michigan Visits Busan during Western Pacific Deployment

    USS Michigan arrived in Busan, Republic of Korea April 30, as part of its Western Pacific deployment.

    BUSAN, Republic of Korea (April 30, 2011) The Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 727) passes silhouettes of the rain obscured Oryuk Islets, in background, as she arrives in Busan for a routine port visit. Oryuk translates to "five of six" because the height of the tide determines how the rocks are separated at the waters surface. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Jared Apollo Burgamy)
  8. USS Avenger Conducts Search, Rescue Training Operations

    Mine countermeasure ship USS Avenger's (MCM 1) search and rescue (SAR) team completed a series of training drills in the East China Sea April 29.

    EAST CHINA SEA (April 29, 2011) Mineman 3rd Class Joshua Sinsheimer, a search and rescue diver aboard USS Avenger (MCM 1), swims to a dummy during a training drill. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian A. Stone)
  9. Bin Laden Buried at Sea

    In this file photo, the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) conducts flight operations while underway in the Arabian Gulf April 4. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are conducting maritime security operations and close-air support missions in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Timothy A. Hazel)
  10. SURFOR Announces the Shiphandler of the Year