1. Seventh Fleet Ships Sortie for Typhoon Songda

    Five ships forward deployed to Yokosuka, Japan were ordered to sortie May 28 to avoid Typhoon Songda.

    In this file photo, guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) returns to Commander Fleet Activities, Yokosuka March 29 after participating in Operation Tomodachi. McCain and four other ships forward deployed to Yokosuka sortied May 28 to avoid Typhoon Songda. (U.S. Navy photo by Joe Schmitt)
  2. Joint at-sea training highlights U.S., Indonesia exercise

    The arrival of three U.S. Navy ships in Jakarta May 25 marks the beginning of the 17th annual CARAT Indonesia exercise.

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (May 25, 2011) Cmdr. Andree Bergmann, commanding officer of USS Howard (DDG 83), joins traditional Indonesian dancers celebrating her ship's arrival during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Indonesia 2011. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist First Class Robert Clowney)
  3. USS Avenger Arrives in Singapore

    USS Avenger (MCM 1) arrived in Sembawang, Singapore May 23 for a port call.

    SEMBAWANG, Singapore (May 23, 2011) Culinary Specialist Seaman Victor Maldonadocolon speaks into a sound powered phone during sea and anchor aboard USS Avenger (MCM 1). Avenger is on patrol in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian A. Stone)
  4. Navy Spouse Hosts Benefit Run for Tsunami Victims

    More than 160 service, family members took part in the fun run that raised more than $4,000 in proceeds.

    Participants at the Kizuna 5K Fun Run/Walk event begin running to benefit the people affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Northern Japan in March 2011.
  5. USS McCampbell Interacts during IMDEX

    McCampbell Sailors took part in several events with international navies during IMDEX in Singapore.

    SINGAPORE (May 19, 2011) Members of the USS McCampbell (DDG 85) visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) team conduct a post mission brief with members of the Republic of Singapore navy and Royal New Zealand Navy, following a VBSS training evolution. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Charles Oki)
  6. Sailors Lend a Hand in Hong Kong

    USS Frank Cable, USS Hampton Sailors took part in community service projects in Hong Kong May 17-18.

    In this file photo, submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) and the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Hampton (SSN 767) are anchored in the Victoria Harbor in Hong Kong May 18. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jeremy Starr)
  7. McCampbell Sailors Spend 'After School' with Singapore Children

    Sailors interacted with children during a community service project at the Children at 11 Street After School Program in Singapore, May 19.

    SINGAPORE (May 19, 2011) Sonar Technician (Surface) 3rd Class Patricio Drummond, from Brooklyn, N.Y., plays soccer with a child at the Child at Street 11 Childcare Centre during a community service project. (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Cyd Vargas)
  8. USS Hopper, Joint Coalition Forces Rescue Pakistani Fishermen

    Pearl Harbor-based USS Hopper (DDG 70) assisted the crew of Pakistani flagged fishing vessel Al Sohail May 18.

    ARABIAN SEA (May 19, 2011) The visit, board, search, and seizure team from the guided-missile destroyer USS Hopper (DDG 70) board the Pakistani fishing vessel Al Sohail. Hopper provided food, water, medical and engineering assistance, responding to Al Sohail's distress signals after the vessel lost all power and communications. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Cryptologic Technician (Technical) Jefferson Heidenheimer)
  9. USS Avenger Strengthens Relationship with Royal Malaysian Navy

    Sailors aboard USS Avenger sponsored a series of community outreach activities May 17-18 designed to build upon the growing relationship between the U.S. Navy and the Royal Malaysian Navy.

    LUMUT, Malaysia (May 18, 2011) Mineman 2nd Class Dana Baynard explains daily bridge operations aboard the mine countermeasures ship USS Avenger (MCM 1) to a tour group of Royal Malaysian Navy officers. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian A. Stone)
  10. USS Avenger Practices Mine Sweeping in Strait of Malacca

    USS Avenger Sailors practiced mine countermeasure operations in the Strait of Malacca May 20, in an evolution designed to train in preparation of real-life contingencies.

    STRAIT OF MALACCA (May 20, 2011) Sailors aboard the mine countermeasures ship USS Avenger (MCM 1) lower a mine neutralization vehicle into the water during a mine countermeasures evolution. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian A. Stone)