1. Senior Leaders Seminar Brings Together 12 Nations for Piracy Talks

    BANGKOK, Thailand (Mar. 29, 2011)  Rear Adm. Thomas F. Carney, Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans, Policies and Requirements, U.S. Pacific Fleet, right, delivers his opening remarks as senior attendees listen during the 2011 Senior Leaders Seminar. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jessica Bidwell/Released)
  2. Essex ARG Continues Relief Efforts on Oshima Island

    OSHIMA ISLAND, Japan (April 1, 2011) Sailors assigned to Assault Craft Unit 1 and an officer with the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force come ashore. Marines with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and Sailors with the Essex Amphibious Ready Group are on Oshima Island to help clear a harbor and assist with cleaning debris from local schools and government buildings in support of Operation Tomodachi. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eva-Marie Ramsaran)
  3. 7th Fleet Disaster Repsonse Update (April 3)

    OSHIMA ISLAND, Japan (April 1, 2011) The Japan Maritime Self Defense Force ship JS Hyuga (DDH 181) is anchored off the coast while Marines with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and Sailors with the Essex Amphibious Ready Group are on Oshima Island assisting Japan Self Defense Forces with clearing a harbor and assist with cleaning debris from local schools and government buildings in support of Operation Tomodachi. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eva-Marie Ramsaran)
  4. Seventh Fleet to conduct exercise Malabar with Indian Navy

    In this March 4, 2011 file photo, Sailors aboard USS Reuben James (FFG 57) man the rails while entering Muara, Brunei for a port visit. Reuben James will participate in exercise Malabar with the Indian Navy beginning Apr. 3. (Official U.S. Navy photo)
  5. 7th Fleet Disaster Repsonse Update (April 2)

    PACIFIC OCEAN (April 2, 2011) — Sailors embarked aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46), pilot a landing craft toward the well-deck after the ship transferred heavy equipment to USS Essex (LHD 2). Tortuga is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility supporting Operation Tomodachi as directed. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Josh Huebner)
  6. NFAAS Updates Crucial for Accountability

    SEATTLE (March 21, 2011) Kay Simpkins, a representative from Naval Station Everett's Fleet and Family Support Center helps a voluntary returnee enroll in the Navy Family Accountability and Assessment System (NFAAS) which standardizes a method for the Navy to account, manage, and monitor the recovery process for personnel and their families affected and/or scattered by a wide-spread catastrophic event. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nathan Lockwood)
  7. 7th Fleet Disaster Repsonse Update (April 1)

    PACIFIC OCEAN (Apr. 1, 2011) Naval Air Crewmen 2nd Class Conrad Jutras observes the Japanese coastline while conducting search and rescue operations on board an SH-60B Sea Hawk helicopter, assigned to the Warlords of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 51. Warlords’ assets are currently assigned to the guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67) and are currently supporting humanitarian assistance operations in support of Operation Tomodachi. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Charles Oki)
  8. Atsugi Families Hold Appreciation Luncheon for JMSDF

    ATSUGI, Japan (Apr. 1, 2011) Residents and employees of Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi take a group shot with members of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) after bringing and serving them lunch. The luncheon was held in appreciation for all the support being given by JMSDF during Operation Tomodachi. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Vivian Blakely)
  9. 7th Fleet Disaster Repsonse Update (March 31)

    PACIFIC OCEAN (March 31, 2011) Rear Adm. Jeffery Jones, prospective Commander, Task Force 76, left, speaks with Japan Ground Self Defense Force Lt. Gen. Eija Kimizuka, commander of Joint Task Force-Tohoku, during Kimizuka's visit aboard USS Essex (LHD 2). Kimizuka received a tour of the ship and a brief on the 31st MEU's and Amphibious Squadron 11's participation in Operation Tomodachi. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by  Cpl. Michael A. Bianco)
  10. Sailors Injured in USS John C. Stennis Flight Deck Mishap (UPDATE)