Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training focuses on the full spectrum of naval capabilities to strengthen the close partnership between both navies.
U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, and Philippine ships and aircraft are searching for a Marine reported missing from USS Essex (LHD 2) in the Sulu Sea.
U.S. Sailors and Marines will engage with Indonesian counterparts in complex and cooperative at-sea and ashore exercises.
U.S. Embassy in the Philippines
U.S. Navy Sailors and Australian Army soldiers began the biennial unit level training event, Pyrocrab, on U.S. Naval Base Guam, Aug. 6.
USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) and USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) will conduct future homeport shifts.