1. Koa Kai Trains Above, Below and on Sea Near Hawaii

    PACIFIC OCEAN (March 30, 2011) Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class David Manis simulates firing a crew-served weapon aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) during a small boat attack exercise. Hawaii-based Surface Navy and other combatant units are participating in Koa Kai 11-2, an integrated training event with the goal of attaining deployment certificates and training. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW) Mark Logico)
  2. Guardian Sailors Strengthen Ties with Singapore Community Service

    SINGAPORE (April 4, 2011) Sailors from the mine countermeasure ship USS Guardian (MCM 5) gather with participants from several other nations following a community service project at one of Singapore’s waste management facilities for the program known as Project Eco-Frog. Guardian took part in the 4th Western Pacific Mine Countermeasures Exercise co-hosted by the Singapore and Indonesian navies. (Official U.S. Navy photo)
  3. Japanese, U.S. Dignitaries, Military Leaders Thank Service Members (Transcript)

    PACIFIC OCEAN (April 4, 2011) Adm. Patrick Walsh, commander of Joint Support Force, addresses Sailors and Marines during an all hands call in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Senior Japanes and U.S. dignitaries, including Japan Defense Minister Toshimi Kitazawa and U.S. Ambassador to Japan John Roos, visited Ronald Reagan to express their appreciation for U.S. military relief efforts during Operation Tomodachi. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Dylan McCord)
  4. 7th Fleet Disaster Response Update (April 5)

    OSHIMA ISLAND (April 3, 2011) Sailors attached to the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) move a fishing boat from a harbor. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eva-Marie Ramsaran)
  5. U.S., Indian Navies Kick Off Malabar 2011

    PHILIPPINE SEA (April 3, 2011) Sailors from the Indian Navy prepare to maneuver a rigid hull inflatable boat into position alongside the guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63), to pick up Indian Navy officers as part of exercise Malabar 2011. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Aaron M. Pineda\Released)
  6. Japanese Minister Thanks U.S. Service Members

    PACIFIC OCEAN (April 4, 2011) Japane Defense Minister Toshimi Kitazawa addresses Sailors and Marines during an all hands call in the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Dylan McCord/Released)
  7. 7th Fleet Relief Support Update (April 4)

    PACIFIC OCEAN (April 4, 2011) – Japan Defense Minister Toshimi Kitazawa accepts a banner of goodwill sent from the families of Joint Support Force members during a visit to the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76). During his visit, the Defense Minister expressed his appreciation to the service members on board for the assistance the U.S. military provided following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. (U.S. Navy Photo)
  8. 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)
  9. 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)
  10. 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)