1. ESG 3 Commander Visits Essex to Discuss Hull Swap

    Rear Adm. Gerard Hueber visited to discuss the upcoming hull swap between USS Essex and USS Bonhomme Richard.

    SASEBO, Japan (Jan. 23, 2012) Capt. David Fluker, commanding officer of the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) gives Rear Adm. Gerard P. Hueber, commander of Expeditionary Strike Group 3, a tour of the ship's flight deck during his visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class William Jenkins)
  2. Adm. Cecil Haney assumes command of U.S. Pacific Fleet

    Adm. Cecil Haney relieved Adm. Patrick Walsh as commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet during a ceremony Jan. 20.

    PEARL HARBOR (Jan. 20,2012) Adm. Cecil Haney delivers remarks during the U.S. Pacific Fleet change of command ceremony. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class David Kolmel)
  3. Stennis Carrier Strike Group Returns to 7th Fleet

    The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group entered the 7th Fleet AOR Jan. 19 following nearly three months in 5th Fleet.

    ARABIAN SEA, (Jan 19, 2012) The aircraft carriers USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) and USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) join for a turnover of responsibility in the Arabian Sea. Stennis returned to the 7th Fleet Jan. 19 after Lincoln assumed responsibilities in 5th Fleet. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Colby K. Neal)
  4. Adm. Walsh Receives Republic of Korea's Highest Peacetime Award

    Pacific Fleet commander presented the award Jan. 18 by the Republic of Korea consul general in Honolulu.

    HONOLULU (Jan. 18, 2012) Adm. Patrick Walsh, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, and Republic of Korea Consul General Young-kil Suh shake hands following a ceremony during which Walsh received the Tong-il (unification) medal at the Republic of Korea Consulate. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class David Kolmel)
  5. USS Dewey Aids Sinking Iranian Fishing Dhow

    The Dewey crew assisted the crew of a sinking Iranian fishing dhow in the central Arabian Sea, Jan. 18.

    In this file photo, Lt. j.g. Jason Dawson, a visit, board, search, and seizure (VBSS) boat officer aboard USS Dewey (DDG 105) debriefs his team following a VBSS training event in the South China Sea, Sept. 13, 2011. (U.S. photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Keim)
  6. USS Houston Arrives at New Hawaii Homeport

    Previously based in Guam, the submarine arrived at her new homeport, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Jan. 17.

    PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii(Jan. 17, 2012) The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Houston (SSN 713) arrives at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after completing a change of homeport from Commander, Submarine Squadron 15 in Guam. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ronald Gutridge).
  7. Carl Vinson Conducts Second OEF Mission in 12 Months

    USS Carl Vinson Sailors began conducting air missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom , Jan. 14.

    ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 14, 2012) Aviation Electrician's Mate Airman Kellen Burdic, assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 22, wait with aircraft tie-down chains as their squadron's aircraft are prepared for launch on the flight deck aboard aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans)
  8. USS Frank Cable Departs Guam for Overhaul

    Relieved by USS Emory S. Land, the ship departed Jan. 9 for a regular overhaul and dry-docking in Portland, Oregon.

    APRA HARBOR, Guam (Jan. 9, 2012) The submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) departs Guam for maintenance in Portland, Oregon. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Claire Farin)
  9. USS Milius Departs San Diego for Deployment

    The ship departed Jan. 11 for an independent deployment to the 7th Fleet and 5th Fleet areas of responsibility.

    SAN DIEGO (Jan. 11, 2012) Sailors haul in the mooring lines as the guided-missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69) prepares to depart for deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Shawnte Bryan)
  10. Command of U.S. Pacific Fleet to Change Hands

    Adm. Cecil D. Haney will become U.S. Pacific Fleet commander during a Jan. 20 change-of-command ceremony.