1. U.S., Cambodian Navies Take CARAT to Sea

    The U.S. and Royal Cambodian navies began their 2nd annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training exercise Oct. 20.

    SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Oct. 20, 2011) Royal Cambodian Navy Officers stand alongside U.S. Navy counterparts in front of USNS Safeguard (T-ARS 50) during the opening ceremony for Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Cambodia 2011. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Robert Clowney)
  2. 64 Sailors caught illegally using or distributing designer-drug Spice

    Sixty-plus Sailors from three commands have recently been investigated and identified as using the designer drug Spice.

  3. U.S. Navy, JMSDF to Participate in ANNUALEX

    The maritime field training exercise with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force will be take place Oct. 27 to Nov. 4.

    U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships transit the Pacific Ocean in formation during ANNUALEX, Nov. 17, 2009. (U.S. Navy photo)
  4. Essex ARG Helps 31st MEU Complete CERTEX

    Ships from the amphibious ready group assisted the Marines in completing their certification exercise Oct. 16.

    PHILIPPINE SEA (Oct. 10, 2011) An AH-1W Super Cobra with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 265 takes off from the flight deck of the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) during a 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit certification exercise that began Oct. 6. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Terry Matlock)
  5. George Washington Strike Group Gets Underway

    Ships departed early from a Singapore port visit Oct. 16 to be better postured to provide aid in Thailand if needed.

    SINGAPORE (Oct. 16, 2011) Contractors lift the brow from USS George Washington (CVN 73) prior to the ship getting underway from Changi Naval Base in Singapore. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jacob D. Moore)
  6. U.S., Russian Navies Complete Pacific Eagle Exercise

    USS Fitzgerald and USS McCampbell completed the bilateral exercise Pacific Eagle with vessels from the Russian Federation Navy Oct. 15.

    PHILIPPINE SEA (Oct. 15, 2011) The guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) steams opposite the RFS Varyag, a Russian Federation Navy Slava class cruiser, during a pass and review ceremony during the closing of exercise Pacific Eagle. (U.S. Navy photo by Cmdr. Jason W. Orender)
  7. Republic of Singapore Navy Sailors Visit George Washington

    The aircraft carrier hosted more than 300 Republic of Singapore Navy sailors during a port visit to Singapore, Oct. 14.

    SINGAPORE (Oct. 14, 2011) Lt. Aaron Castro, attached to the "Chargers" of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HS) 14, gives sailors from the Republic of Singapore Navy a tour of the USS George Washington (CVN 73) flight deck. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Third Class Marcus D. Mince)
  8. 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)
  9. 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)
  10. 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)