1. USS Guardian Kicks Off Patrol of the 7th Fleet Area of Responsibility

    110311-N-5185B-001 EAST CHINA SEA (March 11, 2011) - The mine countermeasures ship USS Guardian (MCM 5) conducts an underway replenishment with the dry cargo/ammunition ship USNS Matthew Perry (T-AKE 9). (U.S. Navy photo)
  2. Patrol Squadron 4 Relocates Assets to Misawa

    MISAWA, Japan (March 16, 2011) Crew members from Patrol Squadron 4 unload gear upon their arrival at Naval Air Facility Misawa. The squadron has temporarily repositioned in Misawa so it can better expedite relief efforts in Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Devon Dow)
  3. USS Connecticut, New Hampshire Participating in ICEX 2011

    In this file photo from Subic Bay, Philippines in January 2010, representatives from the Philippine National Police and USAID visit USS Connecticut (SSN 22) for a tour and luncheon while the boat was in port for a visit. Connecticut Sailors are currently operating in an opposite climate, taking part in Ice Exercise 2011 in the Artic Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt.j.g. Lucas B. Schaible)
  4. VP-4 Conducts SAR Missions in Support of Operation Tomodachi

    PACIFIC OCEAN (March 14, 2011) Streams of debris float in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Japan after the 8.9 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami that hit the nation on March 11. The “Skinny Dragons” of Patrol Squadron (VP) 4 have been conducting aerial missions in support of Operation Tomodachi. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Steve White)
  5. Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group to Arrive in San Diego

    PEARL HARBOR (March 10, 2011) The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) enters Pearl Harbor for a port visit. Abraham Lincoln is returning to homeport in Everett, Wash., after a six-month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Arif Patani).
  6. 7th Fleet Relief Support Update (March 15)

    TAKIHANA, Japan (March 13, 2011) Naval Air Crewman 2nd Class Brian Fox, assigned to the Black Knights of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HS) 4, carries supplies to Japanese aid workers. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Dylan McCord)
  7. 31st MEU Headed for Japan Coastline Prepared to Assist

    PACIFIC OCEAN (March 14, 2011) Sailors move a fork lift truck aboard the dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42). Germantown is assigned to the forward-deployed Essex Amphibious Ready Group and is preparing to provide disaster relief and humanitarian assistance to Japan as directed in support of Operation Tomodachi. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Geronimo C. Aquino)
  8. USS Preble Contributes to Humanitarian Efforts in Japan

    PACIFIC OCEAN (March 13, 2011) An HH-60H Sea Hawk helicopter lifts off from the guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) after refueling. The helicopter is conducting a search of debris fields in the waters near Sendai, Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alexander Tidd)
  9. Essex ARG Ready to Provide Assistance to Japan

    SEPANGAR, Malaysia (March 12, 2001) The forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) gets underway from Sepangar, Malaysia to support earthquake and tsunami relief operations in Japan as directed. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Casey H. Kyhl)
  10. CTF 76 Heads Maritime Response Cell