1. 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)
  2. George Washington Carrier Strike Group Returns to Sea After Singapore Visit

    The USS George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) departed Singapore after a four-day, goodwill port visit, June 30.

    Republic of Singapore Navy officers tour USS George Washington (CVN 73), June 27. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Ben Farone)
  3. San Diego Mine Warfare Units to Participate in RIMPAC

    Commander, Naval Mine and Anti-Submarine Warfare Command (NMAWC) will exercise the mine countermeasures tactics of local and international forces during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014.

    The Canadian coastal defense vessel HMCS Whitehorse (MM 705) transits San Diego Bay June 27 while arriving for RIMPAC. The ship will take part in mine countermeasures training events in San Diego and off Southern California. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Joshua Scott)
  4. Statement by Adm. Harry Harris Jr., on opening of RIMPAC

    "Collaboration and cooperation, that's why we are here to learn together, operate together and sail together."

    Adm. Harry Harris, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, takes a question from a reporter during a press conference announcing the beginning of exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Diana Quinlan)
  5. Multinational Medical Team Helps Thousands in Cambodia

    Medical and dental practitioners from seven countries provided clinical services to more than 4,000 Cambodians over six days as part of the Pacific Partnership 2014 engagement here, concluding June 27.

    Noritaka Yahara, a Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force dentist, examines a child's teeth at Hunsen Khrong School in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, during Pacific Partnership. (U.S. Navy/MCC Greg Badger)
  6. Pacific Partnership Concludes in Cambodia

    Pacific Partnership 2014 in Cambodia came to a close June 27 with a ceremony held on the pier alongside the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ship JS Kunisaki (LST 4003).

    Adm. Tea Vinh, commander of the Royal Cambodian Navy, delivers remarks at the Pacific Partnership Cambodia closing ceremony. (U.S. Navy/MCC Greg Badger)
  7. 20th Annual CARAT Philippines Exercise Begins in Subic Bay

    A U.S. Navy task group comprised of ships, aircraft, Sailors and Marines has arrived in the Philippines and commenced exericse Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training, June 26.

    USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) arrives in Subic Bay June 26 for exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Philippines 2014. (U.S Navy/MC1 Jay C. Pugh)
  8. Seventh Fleet Tests Innovative Missile Defense System

    Seventh Fleet and the Navy Warfare Development Command tested maritime obscurant generator prototypes June 21-25 to assess their tactical effectiveness for anti-ship missile defense.

    USS Mustin (DDG 89), USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) and USS Frank Cable (AS 40) test maritime obscurants south of Guam, June 25. (U.S. Navy/MC2 Timothy Wilson)
  9. George Washington Carrier Strike Group Visits Singapore

    The George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) arrived in Singapore for a goodwill port visit June 26.

    Capt. Greg Fenton, commanding officer of USS George Washington (CVN 73), looks to the pier as the aircraft carrier arrives at Changi Naval Base for a port visit. (U.S. Navy/MC3 Beverly J. Lesonik)
  10. Pacific Partnership Veterinarians Improve Quality of Life

    Pacific Partnership veterinarians and veterinary technicians provided a variety of services to the animals of Koh Rong Island, Cambodia, from June 19 to June 24, as part of this year’s mission.

    U.S. Army Veterinarians Maj. Raghavan Sampathkumaran and Capt. J.R. Lund, along with veterinarian technician Sgt. Jerry Vang, prepare a dog for surgery during Pacific Partnership in Cambodia. (U.S. Navy/Lt. Jesus Uranga)