1. USS New Orleans, Pearl Harbor Arrive In Thailand

    The two ships, along with embarked 11th MEU Marines, arrived in Phuket May 14 for a port visit.

    In this file photo, the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18), foreground, and the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52), top, transit the Indian Ocean May 8 with the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8). (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist John Lill)
  2. CSG-1 Makes History in Oceania Maritime Security Initiative

    The Carl Vinson CSG is the first to take part in the Oceania Maritime Security Initiative (OMSI).

    PACIFIC OCEAN (May 11, 2012) Cmdr. Mark Morin, chief of the incident management branch of the United States Coast Guard, stands watch as Lt. Karl Hjembo, assigned to Destroyer Squadron 1 observes as part of the Oceania Maritime Security Initiative (OMSI) in the sea combat module aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicolas C. Lopez)
  3. USS Carl Vinson Returns to 3rd Fleet

    The aircraft carrier and embarked Carrier Air Wing 17 returned to the 3rd Fleet area of responsibility May 11.

    In this file photo, the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transits in the Pacific Ocean May 4, 2012. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans)
  4. USS George Washington Kicks Off Sea Trials

    The aircraft carrier departed Yokosuka May 12 to conduct sea trials in preparation for its next patrol.

    In this file photo, USS George Washington (CVN 73) steams in the Indian Ocean in preparation to take part in combined exercise Talisman Sabre in July 2011. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2rd Class Adam K. Thomas)
  5. Blue Ridge Sailors Tour HMAS Ballarat

    Sailors assigned to the 7th Fleet flagship toured the Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Ballarat May 9.

    JAVA SEA (May 8, 2012) Marine Technician Leading Seaman Grant Darling explains the functions of the machinery control room aboard Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Ballarat (FF 155) to Sailors assigned to U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class James Norman)
  6. RIMPAC exercise to begin June 29

    22 nations will take part in exercise Rim of the Pacific June 29 to Aug. 3, in and around the Hawaiian Islands.

    In this file photo, the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) leads a group of international ships in formation during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2010. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Scott Taylor)
  7. Hospital Ship USNS Mercy to Visit Hawaii

    Hospital ship USNS Mercy is scheduled to arrive at Pearl Harbor May 9 in support of Pacific Partnership 2012.

    SAN DIEGO (May 3, 2012) The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) departs San Diego for Pacific Partnership 2012. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eva-Marie Ramsaran)
  8. Sunshine, Families Welcome Louisiana (Blue) Back Home

    The ballsitic missile submarine returned to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor, May 6, after a 56-day patrol.

    BANGOR, Wash. (May 6, 2012) Family members await the return of the Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Louisiana (SSBN 743) at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor, following its strategic deterrent patrol. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Ed Early)
  9. Makin Island, Iwo Jima ARGs Complete 5th Fleet Turnover

    The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group was relieved of its duties in 5th Fleet by the Iwo Jima ARG, May 5.

    In this file photo, the amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) conducts a replenishment-at-sea and passenger transfer with USS Momsen (DDG 92), March 13, 2012. New Orleans and embarked Marines assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit are deployed as part of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Carlos M. Vazquez II))
  10. U.S., Australian Sailors Remember Battle of the Coral Sea

    U.S. Sailors joined their Australian counterparts in Brisbane May 5 to remember the important World War II battle.

    BRISBANE, Australia (May 5, 2012) Vice Adm. Scott H. Swift, commander of U.S. 7th Fleet, left, Royal Australian Navy Vice Adm. Ray Griggs, and Cmdr. Mike Weeldreyer, commanding officer of USS Halsey (DDG 97), pay respects to the men and women who served during the Battle of Coral Sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christopher Farrington)