GULF OF THAILAND (Feb. 14, 2019) – Aviation Structural Mechanic 3rd Class Andrew Jerauld, from North Attleboro, Mass., signals an S-70B Seahawk helicopter, assigned to the Royal Thai Navy landing platform dock ship HTMS Angthong (LPD 791), as it takes off from the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) during cross deck flight operations. Green Bay, part of the Wasp Amphibious Ready Group, with embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is in Thailand to participate in Exercise Cobra Gold 2019. Cobra Gold is a multinational exercise co-sponsored by Thailand and the United States that is designed to advance regional security and effective response to crisis contingencies through a robust multinational force to address common goals and security commitments in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Anaid Banuelos Rodriguez)

Aviation Structural Mechanic 3rd Class Andrew Jerauld signals a Royal Thai Navy S-70B Seahawk helicopter as it takes off from USS Green Bay (LPD 20) during cross deck flight operations as part of exercise Cobra Gold.

U.S. Navy/MC2 Anaid Banuelos Rodriguez

Admiral John C. Aquilino

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MUARA, Brunei (Feb. 15, 2019) The Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Chief (MCM 14) ties up the pier in Muara. Chief is visiting Brunei while operating in U.S. 7th Fleet to strengthen regional security and stability, and enhance interoperability with partners. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jordan Crouch)

USS Chief visits Brunei during regional operations

The mine countermeasures ship arrived in Muara, Feb. 15, for a port visit in the midst of operations in U.S. 7th Fleet.

GULF OF THAILAND (Feb. 14, 2019) The amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) and the Royal Thai Navy landing platform dock ship HTMS Angthong (LPD 791) steam together in the Gulf of Thailand. Green Bay, part of the Wasp Amphibious Ready Group, with embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is in Thailand to participate in Exercise Cobra Gold 2019. Cobra Gold is a multinational exercise co-sponsored by Thailand and the United States that is designed to advance regional security and effective response to crisis contingencies through a robust multinational force to address common goals and security commitments in the Indo-Pacific region.  (U.S. Navy photo by Cpl. William Carr)

Multinational Cobra Gold exercise kicks off in Thailand

The annual exercise focuses on planning and conducting combined and joint operations, building relationships and improving interoperability.

SAN DIEGO (Nov. 21, 2018) The future USS Tulsa (LCS 16) arrives at its new homeport, Naval Base San Diego, after completing its maiden voyage from the Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Alabama. Tulsa is the eighth ship in the littoral combat ship Independence-variant class and is scheduled for commissioning Feb. 16, 2019 in San Francisco. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jason Isaacs/Released)

Future USS Tulsa set for San Francisco commissioning

The Navy’s newest Independence variant littoral combat ship will be commissioned Feb. 16 at San Francisco’s Embarcadero Pier.

A sonar image from R/V Petrel shows the wreck of USS Hornet (CV 8) resting on the ocean bottom in the South Pacific, nearly 17,500 feet below the surface. (Photo courtesy of Paul G Allen’s Vucan Inc.)

Final resting place of USS Hornet CV-8 located

Best known for launching the Doolittle Raid and its role in the Battle of Midway, Hornet was found more than 17,000 feet below the surface of the South Pacific.

APRA HARBOR, Guam (April 12, 2013) The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Chicago (SSN 721) enters Apra Harbor to receive parts, personnel and perishables during a replenishment.  Chicago is currently at sea conducting operations around Guam.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jeffrey Jay Price/Released)

U.S. submarine participates in JMSDF submarine competition

The competition evaluates and tests Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force crews on their ability to conduct various aspects of anti-submarine warfare.

LAEM CHABANG, Thailand (Feb. 10, 2019) The aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) pulls in to Laem Chabang for a port visit. The John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Jarrod A. Schad)

USS John C. Stennis arrives in Thailand for port visit

The aircraft carrier arrived in Laem Chabang, Feb. 10, for a brief port call that highlights the strong connection between Thailand and the United States.

TINIAN, Northern Mariana Islands (Jan. 25, 2019) Builder 3rd Class Matthew Winnett, assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3, Det. Tinian, nails in a truss for a temporary emergency roof for a home that was damaged during Super Typhoon Yutu. Service members from Joint Region Marianas and U.S. Indo-Pacific Command are providing Department of Defense support to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands' civil and local officials as part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency-supported Super Typhoon Yutu recovery efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Construction Electrician Constructionman Manuel Torres/Released)

Seabees proud to serve people of Tinian as typhoon recovery support comes to close

Seabees from NMCB 1 and NMCB 3 helped repair 184 roofs, among other suport in the wake of Typhoon Yutu.

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