1. 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)
  2. 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)
  3. 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)
  4. 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)
  5. 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)
  6. Stennis Carrier Strike Group Conducts Simulated Strait Transit

    The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group conducted a simulated strait transit off the coast of Southern California, May 18.

    PACIFIC OCEAN (May 18, 2011) The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers USS Kidd (DDG 100) and USS Pinckney (DDG 91) transit behind the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group is participating in a composite training unit exercise off the coast of Southern California. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Carla Ocampo)
  7. USNS John Ericsson Rescues Five Lost at Sea

    Civil service mariners rescued five people lost at sea in a small boat near the Solomon Islands May 18.

    In this file photo, USNS John Ericsson (T-AO 194) steams alongside amphibious transport dock ship USS Cleveland (LPD 7) during a replenishment at sea during Pacific Partnership. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael Russell)
  8. P-3C Shines as Flexible CARAT Thailand Platform

    'The Thai Navy flies the P-3, so there was a lot of commonality already in our work and procedures,' Lt. Cmdr. Kim DaCosta.

    UTAPAO, Thailand (May 14, 2011) Aviation Ordnance Airman Sheltric Peterson, assigned to the Skinny Dragons of Patrol Squadron Four (VP-4), prepares to remove a safety pin from a simulated mine shape prior to an exercise event during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Thailand 2011. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Mike Morley)
  9. Blue Ridge Hosts JS Hatakaze Operations Crew

    Operations personnel from the two ships took part in a subject matter expert exchange May 17.

    YOKOSUKA, Japan (May 17, 2011) Commanding officer of 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) discusses operational capabilities with Cmdr. Hideki Sekigawa, JS Hatakaze commanding officer. Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ship JS Hatakaze (DD 171) operations and radio crew visited Blue Ridge for a subject matter expert exchange. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brian Dietrick)
  10. Information Fair Prepares George Washington Sailors for Annual Patrol

    3,000+ Sailors and their families turned out for USS George Washington’s annual information fair May 16.

    YOKOSUKA, Japan (May 16, 2011) Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) stand in line to verify the activation of their Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS) on their identification cards during the ship's pre-deployment fair May 16. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman William P. Gatlin)