1. USN, JMSDF Collaborate on Anti-Submarine Warfare Training

    The training was part of Annual Exercise 2011, Oct. 28.

    PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct. 29, 2011) Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Commander, Escort Flotilla 3 Command Master Chief Hirokazu Yoshida reads a timeline of the life of the namesake of USS George Washington (CVN 73) in the ship's museum. The JMSDF Master Chief is aboard the aircraft carrier as part of Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX) 2011. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jacob D. Moore)
  2. USS Howard Set to Return from Deployment

    USS Howard is scheduled to return to San Diego Oct. 28, following a seven-month deployment to 7th and 5th Fleet.

    In this file photo, Philippine Navy ships BRP Rizal (PS 74) and BRP Pangasinan (PS 31) join the guided missile destroyers USS Howard (DDG 83) to conduct maneuvers in the Sulu Sea July 4 during the Philippines phase of exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2011. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Katerine Noll)
  3. CARAT Cambodia Enables Return to Homeland for Three Sailors

    Three USS Kidd Sailors visited their ancestral homeland for the first time during the exercise.

    GULF OF THAILAND (Oct 25, 2011) Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Suorth Suom, a Cambodian-American Sailor assigned to USS Kidd (DDG 100), talks with Royal Cambodian Navy shipriders during the at-sea phase of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Cambodia 2011. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Robert Clowney)
  4. Newest Navy Destroyer Arrives in San Diego

    Navy's newest destroyer arrived at its homeport Oct. 24.

    SAN DIEGO (Oct. 24, 2011) The guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111) arrives pierside at its new homeport at Naval Base San Diego. (U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Joe Kane)
  5. Patrol Squadron 40 Surpasses 275,000 Mishap-Free Flight Hours

    The Fighting Marlins achieved a milestone in aviation safety when recently surpassing 275,000 mishap-free flight hours.

    OKINAWA, Japan (Oct. 20, 2011) Aviation Electrician's Mate 3rd Class Dylan Bittle of  Patrol Squadron (VP) 40 repairs an wingtip light on the port wing of a P-3C Orion. Wing and tail lights serve  as an safety indicator to personnel that the aircraft has power applied. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Julian R. Moorefield)
  6. 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)
  7. 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)
  8. 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)
  9. 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)
  10. 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.