1. JS Kunisaki arrives in Tacloban for Pacific Partnership

    The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ship, carrying a multinational crew of U.S., Australian, Malaysian and Japanese personnel, arrived in Tacloban, Philippines, July 4 for the final phase of the 2014 mission.

    Builder 3rd Class Gabriel Murgaaltan, right, and a member of the Armed Forces of the Philippines work together during a Pacific Partnership engineering project at San Fernando School in Tacloban. (U.S. Navy/MCC Greg Badger)
  2. Navy Surgeon General Visits the Peace Ark

    The U.S. Navy Surgeon General and Chief of the Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan, toured the People's Republic of China medical ship July 2 during exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC)

    Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan is shown the computerized tomography (CT) scan aboard the People’s Liberation Army (Navy) hospital ship Peace Ark (T-AH 866) during a tour at Pearl Harbor. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Amanda R. Gray)
  3. Navy Marine Mammal Project Breaks New Ground

    A newly released scientific report demonstrates the viability of a new method to estimate received sound levels during real scenarios and analyzes movements of satellite-tagged individuals of three species of marine mammals exposed to Navy mid-frequency active sonar around Kauai's Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF).

  4. France Honors World War II Veterans with the Legion of Honor

    Seven World War II veterans from Hawaii received the French Legion of Honor aboard the French frigate FS Prairial (F731), July 2.

    Rear Adm. Anne Cullere, commander in chief of French forces in the Pacific, presents Shuji Akiyama, a 100th Battalion veteran, the French Legion of Honor aboard the French frigate FS Prairial (F731). (U.S. Navy/MC1 David Kolmel)
  5. Commander, U.S. Third Fleet Hosts RIMPAC Military Medicine Symposium

    Commander, U.S. Third Fleet (C3F) hosted the inaugural Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Military Medicine Symposium aboard the USS Peleliu (LHA-5) at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam July 1-2.

    Republic of Singapore Navy Lt. Bimal Vora watches a presentation during the inaugural RIMPAC Military Medicine Symposium aboard USS Peleliu (LHA 5). (U.S. Navy/MC3 Pyoung K. Yi)
  6. USS Howard to Return from Deployment

    The guided-missile destroyer is set to return to Naval Base San Diego July 3 from a seven-month deployment to the Western Pacific.

    In this file photo, USS Howard (DDG 83) operates in the East China Sea during the U.S.-Republic of Korea exercise Ssang Yong in April. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Christian Senyk)
  7. George Washington Carrier Strike Group Returns to Sea After Singapore Visit

    The USS George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) departed Singapore after a four-day, goodwill port visit, June 30.

    Republic of Singapore Navy officers tour USS George Washington (CVN 73), June 27. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Ben Farone)
  8. San Diego Mine Warfare Units to Participate in RIMPAC

    Commander, Naval Mine and Anti-Submarine Warfare Command (NMAWC) will exercise the mine countermeasures tactics of local and international forces during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014.

    The Canadian coastal defense vessel HMCS Whitehorse (MM 705) transits San Diego Bay June 27 while arriving for RIMPAC. The ship will take part in mine countermeasures training events in San Diego and off Southern California. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Joshua Scott)
  9. Statement by Adm. Harry Harris Jr., on opening of RIMPAC

    "Collaboration and cooperation, that's why we are here to learn together, operate together and sail together."

    Adm. Harry Harris, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, takes a question from a reporter during a press conference announcing the beginning of exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Diana Quinlan)
  10. Multinational Medical Team Helps Thousands in Cambodia

    Medical and dental practitioners from seven countries provided clinical services to more than 4,000 Cambodians over six days as part of the Pacific Partnership 2014 engagement here, concluding June 27.

    Noritaka Yahara, a Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force dentist, examines a child's teeth at Hunsen Khrong School in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, during Pacific Partnership. (U.S. Navy/MCC Greg Badger)

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