1. Department Ends Voluntary Departure Authorization From Japan

  2. USS Guardian visits Makassar, Indonesia

    In this file photo, members of USS Guardian's (MCM 5) crew and the ship's guest riders from the Royal Australian Navy gather for a group picture on the ship's foc'sle April 8 while transiting from Singapore to Makassar, Indonesia. (U.S. Navy photo by Mineman Seaman Daniel Chaboya)
  3. USS Chung-Hoon Honors Sigsbee Sailors

    PEARL HARBOR (April 14, 2011) Sailors from USS Chung-Hoon’s (DDG 93) ceremonial guard perform a 21-gun salute during the USS Sigsbee remembrance ceremony aboard the ship’s flight deck. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Robert Stirrup)
  4. State Department lifts Voluntary Departure in Japan

  5. Essex Completes Western Pacific Patrol

    In this file photo, amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) steams off the coast of northeastern Japan with the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force Ship JS Hyuga (DDH 181) April 6. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Mark R. Alvarez)
  6. USS Hopper to deploy to Western Pacific

    In the file photo, Sailors aboard USS Hopper (DDG 70) operate the forward gun mount during the Solid Curtain-Citadel Shield 2011 exercise at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Feb. 23. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW) Mark Logico)
  7. USS Essex Offloads 31st MEU

    WHITE BEACH NAVAL FACILITY, Japan (April 12, 2011) Sailors and Marines debark the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) during an offload of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. Essex is wrapping up a three-month patrol in the Western Pacific, which included participation in disaster relief operations in northeastern Japan.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Casey H. Kyhl)
  8. George Washington Sailors Assist in Sasebo

    SASEBO, Japan (April 13, 2011) Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) listen as residents of the Sakura Challenged Home sing a song in thanks for their assistance. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Cheryl Callahan)
  9. George Washington Arrives in Sasebo

    SASEBO, Japan (April 5, 2011) USS George Washington (CVN 73) Sailors and Puget Sound and Norfolk Naval Shipyard workers lower bags of luggage from the ship's fantail to a ferry to shuttle transferring personnel to U.S. Fleet Activities Sasebo. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class(SW/AW) Marcus D. Mince)
  10. 7th Fleet Band Performs for Thousands at International Military Music Festival

    CHANGWON, Republic of Korea (April 10, 2011) The U.S. 7th Fleet Band stands in formation during the closing ceremony of the 2011 Jinhae International Military Band & Honor Guard Festival. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Dustin Kelling)