1. Essex ARG Arrives in Subic Bay, Offloads 31st MEU

    The amphibious ready group offloaded components of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit Oct. 22 for amphibious exercise PHIBLEX.

    SUBIC BAY, Philippines (Oct. 22, 2011) A landing craft utility approaches the well deck of the forward-deployed amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver (LPD 9) in preparation for offloading equipment of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Casey H. Kyhl)
  2. USS Mustin Arrives in Thailand

    The ship arrived in Laem Chabang Oct. 21 for a port visit and to participate in community service events.

    In this file photo, USS Mustin (DDG 89), aligns course with the USNS Tippecanoe (T-AO 199) to conduct an underway replenishment while underway in the Pacific Ocean Feb. 17, 2011. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian A. Stone)
  3. Resolution Recognizes Pacific Partnership Efforts in Micronesia

    The efforts of the 2011 mission team were recognized by the 17th Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.

    In this file photo, Cmdr. Richard Zeber performs an eye exam July 8 at the Kosrae Hospital during Pacific Partnership 2011. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman John Grandin)
  4. U.S., Cambodian Navies Take CARAT to Sea

    The U.S. and Royal Cambodian navies began their 2nd annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training exercise Oct. 20.

    SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Oct. 20, 2011) Royal Cambodian Navy Officers stand alongside U.S. Navy counterparts in front of USNS Safeguard (T-ARS 50) during the opening ceremony for Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Cambodia 2011. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Robert Clowney)
  5. 64 Sailors caught illegally using or distributing designer-drug Spice

    Sixty-plus Sailors from three commands have recently been investigated and identified as using the designer drug Spice.

  6. U.S. Navy, JMSDF to Participate in ANNUALEX

    The maritime field training exercise with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force will be take place Oct. 27 to Nov. 4.

    U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships transit the Pacific Ocean in formation during ANNUALEX, Nov. 17, 2009. (U.S. Navy photo)
  7. Essex ARG Helps 31st MEU Complete CERTEX

    Ships from the amphibious ready group assisted the Marines in completing their certification exercise Oct. 16.

    PHILIPPINE SEA (Oct. 10, 2011) An AH-1W Super Cobra with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 265 takes off from the flight deck of the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) during a 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit certification exercise that began Oct. 6. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Terry Matlock)
  8. George Washington Strike Group Gets Underway

    Ships departed early from a Singapore port visit Oct. 16 to be better postured to provide aid in Thailand if needed.

    SINGAPORE (Oct. 16, 2011) Contractors lift the brow from USS George Washington (CVN 73) prior to the ship getting underway from Changi Naval Base in Singapore. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jacob D. Moore)
  9. U.S., Russian Navies Complete Pacific Eagle Exercise

    USS Fitzgerald and USS McCampbell completed the bilateral exercise Pacific Eagle with vessels from the Russian Federation Navy Oct. 15.

    PHILIPPINE SEA (Oct. 15, 2011) The guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) steams opposite the RFS Varyag, a Russian Federation Navy Slava class cruiser, during a pass and review ceremony during the closing of exercise Pacific Eagle. (U.S. Navy photo by Cmdr. Jason W. Orender)
  10. Republic of Singapore Navy Sailors Visit George Washington

    The aircraft carrier hosted more than 300 Republic of Singapore Navy sailors during a port visit to Singapore, Oct. 14.

    SINGAPORE (Oct. 14, 2011) Lt. Aaron Castro, attached to the "Chargers" of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HS) 14, gives sailors from the Republic of Singapore Navy a tour of the USS George Washington (CVN 73) flight deck. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Third Class Marcus D. Mince)