1. Peleliu ARG, 15th MEU Arrive in Timor-Leste for Exercise Crocodilo

    Throughout the exercise, which began Oct. 10, Sailors and Marines will participate in field events, and engineering and seamanship training, in addition to community service.

    In this file photo, the Peleliu Amphibious Ready Group, including amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu, amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay and amphibious dock landing ship USS Rushmore (LSD 47) transits in formation in the Pacific Ocean, Sept. 22. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Derek Stroop)
  2. George Washington, Malaysian Armed Forces Conduct Medical Exchange

    USS George Washington hosted a medical subject matter expert exchange aboard the aircraft carrier in Port Klang with Malaysian medical and dental officers, Oct. 10.

    Chief Hospital Corpsman Timothy Bickerton gives a tour of USS George Washington's medical spaces to medical and dental officers of the Malaysian Armed Forces, Oct. 10. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Alexander W. Cabrall)
  3. Bonhomme Richard ARG, 31st MEU Begin PHIBLEX

    The Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group and embarked Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit began Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX) 2012 with an opening ceremony aboard USS Bonhomme Richard in the Philippines Oct. 8.

    Flag Officer In Command, Philippine Navy Vice Adm. Alexander P. Pama, is welcomed aboard USS Bonhomme Richard Oct. 8 by Commanding Officer Capt. Daniel Dusek. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Lacordrick Wilson)
  4. USS Cowpens Visits Jakarta

    The guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) arrived in Jakarta, Indonesia, Oct. 7 for a port visit.

    Fire Controlman 2nd Class John Rutherford stands watch as USS Cowpens (CG 63) makes its way into Jakarta, Indonesia, Oct. 7 for a port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Paul Kelly)
  5. USS George Washington Makes First Visit to Malaysia

    The U.S. Navy's full-time forward-deployed aircraft carrier and its crew of more than 5,000 Sailors arrived in Malaysia Oct. 7 for a port visit.

    Capt. Greg Fenton, USS George Washington’s commanding officer, answers questions from local media after arriving in Port Klang, Malaysia, Oct. 7. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Jennifer A. Villalovos)
  6. 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)
  7. 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)
  8. 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)
  9. 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)
  10. 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)