1. Port Royal Participates in Koa Kai

    PACIFIC OCEAN (April 5, 2011) The guided-missile cruiser USS Port Royal (CG 73) sails in waters surrounding the island of Oahu during exercise Koa Kai.  Hawaii-based Surface Navy and other combatant units participated in Koa Kai 11-2, an integrated training event with the goal of attaining deployment certificates and training.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW) Mark Logico/RELEASED)
  2. Two Die in F/A-18 Crash at Naval Air Station Lemoore

  3. Essex Sailors Conduct Beach Clean Up on Oshima Island

    OSHIMA ISLAND (April 3, 2011) Sailors attached to the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) clean up debris from a harbor on Oshima Island, Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eva-Marie Ramsaran)
  4. Koa Kai Trains Above, Below and on Sea Near Hawaii

    PACIFIC OCEAN (March 30, 2011) Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class David Manis simulates firing a crew-served weapon aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) during a small boat attack exercise. Hawaii-based Surface Navy and other combatant units are participating in Koa Kai 11-2, an integrated training event with the goal of attaining deployment certificates and training. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW) Mark Logico)
  5. Guardian Sailors Strengthen Ties with Singapore Community Service

    SINGAPORE (April 4, 2011) Sailors from the mine countermeasure ship USS Guardian (MCM 5) gather with participants from several other nations following a community service project at one of Singapore’s waste management facilities for the program known as Project Eco-Frog. Guardian took part in the 4th Western Pacific Mine Countermeasures Exercise co-hosted by the Singapore and Indonesian navies. (Official U.S. Navy photo)
  6. Japanese, U.S. Dignitaries, Military Leaders Thank Service Members (Transcript)

    PACIFIC OCEAN (April 4, 2011) Adm. Patrick Walsh, commander of Joint Support Force, addresses Sailors and Marines during an all hands call in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Senior Japanes and U.S. dignitaries, including Japan Defense Minister Toshimi Kitazawa and U.S. Ambassador to Japan John Roos, visited Ronald Reagan to express their appreciation for U.S. military relief efforts during Operation Tomodachi. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Dylan McCord)
  7. 7th Fleet Disaster Response Update (April 5)

    OSHIMA ISLAND (April 3, 2011) Sailors attached to the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) move a fishing boat from a harbor. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eva-Marie Ramsaran)
  8. U.S., Indian Navies Kick Off Malabar 2011

    PHILIPPINE SEA (April 3, 2011) Sailors from the Indian Navy prepare to maneuver a rigid hull inflatable boat into position alongside the guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63), to pick up Indian Navy officers as part of exercise Malabar 2011. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Aaron M. Pineda\Released)
  9. Japanese Minister Thanks U.S. Service Members

    PACIFIC OCEAN (April 4, 2011) Japane Defense Minister Toshimi Kitazawa addresses Sailors and Marines during an all hands call in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Dylan McCord/Released)
  10. 7th Fleet Relief Support Update (April 4)

    PACIFIC OCEAN (April 4, 2011) – Japan Defense Minister Toshimi Kitazawa accepts a banner of goodwill sent from the families of Joint Support Force members during a visit to the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76). During his visit, the Defense Minister expressed his appreciation to the service members on board for the assistance the U.S. military provided following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. (U.S. Navy Photo)