1. USS Bonhomme Richard Anchors in Hong Kong

    The forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) and embarked Marines from the 31st MEU arrived in Hong Kong Oct. 29 for a port visit.

    In this file photo, USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) sits at anchor in Sasebo Harbor, Japan, in August to load ammunition in preparation for its current patrol. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Adam M. Bennett)
  2. George Washington returns to sea after Philippines visit

    The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier departed Manila Oct. 29 following a five-day, goodwill port visit.

    Ensign Derrick Ingle gives visitors a tour of the flight deck of USS George Washngton (CVN 73) Oct. 27 during the ship's port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class William Pittman)
  3. USS McCampbell Rescues Stranded Fishermen

    Crew members rescued five stranded fishermen in international waters off the coast of the Philippines Oct. 24 as the ship was making its way to Manila.

    A fisherman is brought aboard USS McCampbell (DDG 85) after being rescued from his vessel which was sinking in international waters off the coast of the Philippines, Oct. 24. (U.S. Navy photo)
  4. USS George Washington Arrives in the Philippines

    The U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier dropped anchor in Manila Bay, Oct. 24, for a port visit.

    In this file photo, USS George Washington (CVN 73) transits the South China Sea, Oct. 15. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Jennifer A. Villalovos)
  5. Bonhomme Richard ARG Visits Malaysia

    The three ships of the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group arrived for a visit in Kota Kinabalu, Oct. 22.

    USS Denver (LPD 9), center, and USS Tortuga (LSD 46), right, sit along the pier as USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) arrives in Kota Kinabalu for a port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Karen Blankenship)
  6. U.S. Navy, Royal Cambodian Navy kick off CARAT 2012

    The U.S. Navy and Royal Cambodian Navy commenced the 3rd annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Cambodia exercise Oct. 22, with an opening ceremony held at the Royal Cambodian Ream Navy Base.

    Rear Adm. Tom Carney, commander of Task Force 73, salutes Royal Cambodian Navy officers after meeting with staff officers at the Ream Navy Base Oct. 22 during exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Cambodia 2012. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Robert Clowney)
  7. US, Cambodian Navies to Conduct CARAT Exercise

    USS Vandegrift will join the Royal Cambodian Navy in the third Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Cambodia exercise, Oct. 22-26.

    In this file photo, Royal Cambodian Navy Sailors practice tactical entry maneuvers during visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) training aboard USS Kidd during CARAT 2011. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Robert Clowney)
  8. Vietnamese Distinguished Visitors Tour George Washington

    Distinguished visitors from Vietnam visited the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington Oct. 20 in the South China Sea.

    Distinguished visitors from Vietnam observe flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington, Oct. 20. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Tatiana Avery)
  9. US, Indian Navies to Hold Submarine Rescue Exercise

    The U.S. and Indian navies will conduct INDIAEX Oct. 19 to Nov. 13 off the coast of Mumbai, India.

    In this file photo, the U.S. Navy's Deep Submergence Unit releases the U.S. Navy Submarine Rescue Diving and Recompression System's (SRDRS) Pressurized Rescue Module (PRM), Falcon, to mate with the Portuguese navy submarine SSK Tridente (S 70) in the Mediterranean in June 2011. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Kathryn Whittenberger)
  10. Nimitz Carrier Strike Group begins COMPTUEX

    USS Nimitz, Carrier Strike Group 11 and embarked Carrier Air Wing 11 began a Composite Training Unit Exercise Oct. 17.

    An F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the Black Knights of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 154 lands on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) in the Pacific, Oct. 14. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raul Moreno Jr.)