1. Stennis Rescues Drowning Man Near Strait of Malacca

    Sailors from the John C. Stennis Strike Group rescued a Malaysian man, Oct. 6, in the South China Sea while transiting through the Strait of Singapore.

    Seaman Nicholas Fisher, left, and Seaman Abel Cardona stand fantail watch aboard USS John C. Stennis. The tworeported seeing a man in the water Oct. 6 as the ship transited through the Strait of Singapore. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Justin A. Johndro)
  2. U.S., Timor-Leste Defense Forces to Conduct Exercise Crocodilo

    The U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy, and the Timor-Leste Defense Forces (F-FDTL) will take part in Exercise Crocodilo 2012, beginning Oct. 10.

    In this file photo, the Peleliu Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) embarked, transits in formation in the Pacific Ocean, Sept. 22. Sailors and Marines from the ARG and MEU will participate in Exercise Crocodilo. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Derek Stroop)
  3. Navy Expeditionary Combat Command Pacific Established

    NECC PAC was established Oct. 1 to provide administrative control for Navy expeditionary forces assigned to the Pacific theater.

    In this file photo, members of U.S. Navy Riverine Squadron 3 work with members of Philippine Navy Seal Team 7 during a patrolling and formation training event July 5 in Sarangani Bay, Philippines, as part of exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Gregory A. Harden II)
  4. Exchange Program Strengthens Partnership with Royal Australian Navy

    The U.S. Navy and Royal Australian Navy are continuing to strengthen their partnership with an exchange program aboard amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) on deployment in the Western Pacific.

    Lt. Cmdr. Christopher Gudgin of the Royal Australian Navy is is currently serving aboard amphibious assault ship Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) as the future operations planner for Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 11. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Karen Blankenship)
  5. 3rd Fleet Ships, Sailors Participating in San Francisco Fleet Week

    Three ships of the U.S. Navy's 3rd Fleet are scheduled to visit San Francisco to participate in the 31st annual San Francisco Fleet Week Oct. 4-9.

    Sailors and Marines man the rails aboard the amphibious assult ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) as the ship passes under the Bay Bridge while making its way into the city Oct. 3 for San Francisco Fleet Week. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist John Lill)
  6. USS Reuben James to make final deployment

    The guided-missile frigate will depart for an independent seven-month deployment to the Western Pacific Oct. 3, her final deployment from Hawaii before decommissioning in the summer of 2013.

    In this file photo, USS Reuben James departs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam July 10 to take part in exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2012. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jon Dasbach)
  7. Stennis Strike Group Visits Kota Kinabalu

    USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) and USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) arrived in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia Sept. 30 for a port visit.

    KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia (Sept. 30, 2012) The aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) sits anchored off the coast of Kota Kinabalu following its arrival for a port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Justin A. Johndro)
  8. George Washington, John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Groups Patrol Western Pacific

    Two of the U.S. Navy's global force aircraft carrier strike groups are currently conducting operations in the vital Asia-Pacific region.

    SOUTH CHINA SEA (Sept. 28, 2012) Two F/A-18E Super Hornets from the Tophatters of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 14 fly by the mast of USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kenneth Abbate)
  9. Pacific Fleet Commander Visits USS Mustin, Praises Crew in Malaysia

    Adm. Cecil Haney, commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, visited guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) Sept. 27 during the ship's port visit to Malaysia in conjunction with the 2012 Western Pacific Naval Symposium.

    Adm. Cecil Haney pins USS Mustin's Sonar Technician (Surface) 1st Class Blair Ransom with the enlisted surface warfare device on the ship’s mess decks following an all hands call with the crew in Malaysia, Sept. 27.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Devon Dow/Released)
  10. USS Mustin Arrives in Malaysia for Visit

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) arrived in Port Klang, Malaysia for a goodwill port visit, Sept. 26.

    Cmdr. Joseph Ring, USS Mustin's commanding officer, departs the ship following Mustin's arrival in Port Klang, Sept. 26. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Devon Dow)