1. Navy Cardiologist Increases Awareness of Rheumatic Heart Disease

    Navy cardiologist Cmdr. Steven Romero hosted a rheumatic heart disease symposium July 10 in Taclobana, Philippines, ass part of Pacific Partnership 2014.

    Cmdr. Steven Romero hosts a rheumatic heart disease symposium in Tacloban as part of Pacific Partnership. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Karolina A. Oseguera)
  2. Pacific Partnership Medical Specialists Make an Impact in Tacloban Hospital

    Medical specialists from Pacific Partnership 2014 fixed ventilators for infants in the neonatal intensive care unit at the Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center in Tacloban, July 9.

    Lt. Cmdr. Luke Zabrocki attaches a ventilator to an infant in the neonatal intensive care unit at the Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center in Tacloban. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Karolina A. Oseguera)
  3. RIMPAC Sets the Scene for HA/DR

    U.S. Third Fleet conducted a two-day scene setter over the weekend for the multinational and interagency participants of exercise Rim of the Pacific's humanitarian assistance and disaster relief scenario.

    Planners work together on the HA/DR scenario for RIMPAC. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Taylor Smith)
  4. USS Halsey Set for Western Pacific Deployment

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97) will depart Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam July 7 for a deployment to the 7th Fleet area of operations.

    USS Halsey (DDG 97) file photo.
  5. JS Kunisaki arrives in Tacloban for Pacific Partnership

    The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ship, carrying a multinational crew of U.S., Australian, Malaysian and Japanese personnel, arrived in Tacloban, Philippines, July 4 for the final phase of the 2014 mission.

    Builder 3rd Class Gabriel Murgaaltan, right, and a member of the Armed Forces of the Philippines work together during a Pacific Partnership engineering project at San Fernando School in Tacloban. (U.S. Navy/MCC Greg Badger)
  6. Navy Surgeon General Visits the Peace Ark

    The U.S. Navy Surgeon General and Chief of the Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan, toured the People's Republic of China medical ship July 2 during exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC)

    Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan is shown the computerized tomography (CT) scan aboard the People’s Liberation Army (Navy) hospital ship Peace Ark (T-AH 866) during a tour at Pearl Harbor. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Amanda R. Gray)
  7. Navy Marine Mammal Project Breaks New Ground

    A newly released scientific report demonstrates the viability of a new method to estimate received sound levels during real scenarios and analyzes movements of satellite-tagged individuals of three species of marine mammals exposed to Navy mid-frequency active sonar around Kauai's Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF).

  8. France Honors World War II Veterans with the Legion of Honor

    Seven World War II veterans from Hawaii received the French Legion of Honor aboard the French frigate FS Prairial (F731), July 2.

    Rear Adm. Anne Cullere, commander in chief of French forces in the Pacific, presents Shuji Akiyama, a 100th Battalion veteran, the French Legion of Honor aboard the French frigate FS Prairial (F731). (U.S. Navy/MC1 David Kolmel)
  9. Commander, U.S. Third Fleet Hosts RIMPAC Military Medicine Symposium

    Commander, U.S. Third Fleet (C3F) hosted the inaugural Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Military Medicine Symposium aboard the USS Peleliu (LHA-5) at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam July 1-2.

    Republic of Singapore Navy Lt. Bimal Vora watches a presentation during the inaugural RIMPAC Military Medicine Symposium aboard USS Peleliu (LHA 5). (U.S. Navy/MC3 Pyoung K. Yi)
  10. USS Howard to Return from Deployment

    The guided-missile destroyer is set to return to Naval Base San Diego July 3 from a seven-month deployment to the Western Pacific.

    In this file photo, USS Howard (DDG 83) operates in the East China Sea during the U.S.-Republic of Korea exercise Ssang Yong in April. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Christian Senyk)