1. Chafee, Tortuga Support 31st MEU at Cobra Gold

    The ships are in Thailand supporting the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit for Exercise Cobra Gold 2012.

    SOUTH CHINA SEA (Feb. 3, 2012) Quarter Master 3rd Class Amanda Shykes (right) aboard USS Chafee (DDG 90) runs a flag hoisting exercise with the Republic of Korea Navy ship ROKS Munmu the Great (DDH 976). Quarter Master Seaman Elora Presseau (center) and Quarter Master Seaman Neisha Kirkling (left) assist with the flag hoist by raising and lowering the flags, along with helping decode Munmu the Great's signals. (U.S. Navy photo)
  2. USS Bonhomme Richard to depart San Diego for Western Pacific

    The amphibious assault ship departs San Diego Feb. 14 for a deployment and a hull swap with USS Essex in Japan.

    In this file photo, the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) participates in the Parade of Ships during the 62nd annual Seattle Seafair Fleet Week in August 2011. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nathan Lockwood)
  3. USS Milius visits Malaysia

    The guided-missile destroyer arrived in Port Klang, outside of the capital of Kuala Lumpur, for a port visit Feb. 7.

    In this file photo, linehandlers aboard USS Milius (DDG 69) heave around on a ship's mooring line as the ship arrives in Guam Jan. 28.  (U.S. Navy photo by Lt.j.g. David Gardner)
  4. USS Louisville Departs for Western Pacific Deployment

    The Los Angeles-class submarine departed Pearl Harbor Feb. 7 for a deployment to the Western Pacific region.

    PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (Feb. 7, 2012) Los Angeles-class submarine USS Louisville (SSN 724) departs Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for a scheduled Western Pacific deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ronald Gutridge)
  5. Indian, U.S. Navy Divers to Participate in Salvage Exercise

    U.S. Navy and Indian navy dive teams will conduct a salvage exchange off the coast of Hawaii Feb. 7-13.

    In this file photo, U.S. Navy divers and Indian Navy divers (in gray shirts) practice "hot tap" salvage procedures aboard USNS Safeguard (T-ARS 50) during Salvage Exercise (SALVEX) 2011 in the Andaman Sea in January 2011. SALVEX 12 will be held off the coast of Hawaii Feb. 7-13. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Derek Peterson)
  6. Hawaii-Based Sailors Attend Personal Readiness Summit

    Subject matter experts provided Hawaii-based Sailors with the latest information on a variety of Navy issues this week.

    PEARL HARBOR (Jan. 31, 2012) Guest speaker Ann Munch, a career prosecutor and advocate for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking, gives a talk to senior Navy leadership in Hawaii at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam as part of a Personal Readiness Summit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW) Mark Logico)
  7. U.S., Republic of Korea Navy Sailors Train in Air Intercept Control

    Two U.S. Sailors spent two days underway aboard ROKS Sejong the Great for Air Intercept Control (AIC) training.

    BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Jan. 29, 2012) Chief Warrant Officer Rene Cornejo, assigned to USS Cowpens (CG 63), and Operations Specialist 1st Class Lucas Weaver of USS Shiloh (CG 67), pose on the forecastle of ROKS Sejong the Great (DDG 991) with Republic of Korea navy sailors in between Air Intercept Control (AIC) training sessions. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Marvin Park)
  8. USS Blue Ridge Arrives In Tomakomai

    The U.S. Seventh Fleet command ship arrived in Tomakomai, Feb. 3 for a goodwill port visit.

    TOMAKOMAI, Japan (Feb. 3, 2012) Residents welcome U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) as the ship arrives for a goodwill port visit that coincides with the nearby Annual Sapporo Snow and Ice Festival. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Mel Orr)
  9. USS Lassen to participate in Tokyo Disaster Response Drill

    The ship will participate in a Tokyo Metropolitan Government Stranded Commuter Assistance drill Feb. 3.

    In this file photo, guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) steams in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ship JS Harasume (DD 102) during a June 2011 passing exercise in the Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo)
  10. Navy Misawa Sailors Building "Lone Sailor" Snow Sculpture

    Six Misawa Sailors began building a snow sculpture Feb. 1 for the 63rd Annual Sapporo Snow Festival.

    SAPPORO, Japan (Feb. 1, 2012) Aviation Electronics Technician Airman Trevor Teschel sheers away at a block of compressed snow as he helps create a snow sculpture with the Navy Misawa Snow Sculpture Team. (U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Daniel Sanford)