1. 7th Fleet expands partnership with Indonesian Navy

    The U.S. Navy will expand its “strong and growing” friendship with the Indonesian Navy, the U.S. 7th Fleet commander said June 17.

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (June 16, 2011) Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet, Vice Adm. Scott Van Buskirk speaks with Indonesian Navy Chief of Staff Adm. Soeparno. The two met at Indonesian Navy headquarters to discuss US-Indonesian maritime cooperation. (U.S. Navy photo by Cmdr. Jeff Davis)
  2. U.S. Navy Joins Southeast Asian Partners In Counter-Terrorism Exercise

    The 10th SEACAT maritime security exercise with six Southeast Asian nations began June 15.

    SINGAPORE  (June 15, 2011)  Cmdr. Troy Amundson (far right), Deputy for Operations at Commander, Task Force 73, joins liasion officers from (left to right) Brunei, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines participating in Southeast Asia Cooperation Cooperation Against Terrorism (SEACAT) for training at Singapore's Changi Naval Base. (Photo courtesy of the Singapore Ministry of Defense)
  3. USS Michigan Returns Home

    The guided-missile submarine arrived at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard June 14, after more than a year deployed overseas.

    INDIAN ISLAND, Wash. (June 8, 2011) A Sailor throws a heaving line to line handlers aboard the Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 727) as it arrives at Naval Magazine Indian Island. Michigan, based at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor, recently completed a 13-month forward deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Ed Early/Released)
  4. USS Decatur brings naval edge to Alaska

    The destroyer arrived in Homer, Alaska, last week to participate in the U.S. Pacific Command-sponsored Exercise Northern Edge 11.

    HOMER, Alaska (June 12, 2011) USS Decatur (DDG 73) sits docked in Homer, Alaska, before the start of Exercise Northern Edge '11. Decatur is an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, which has SPY radar on board to locate and track aircraft and missiles. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Deanne Hurla)
  5. Stennis Returns Home, Prepares to Deploy

    USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) returned to its homeport of Bremerton, Wash., June 13, after 45 days away.

    PACIFIC OCEAN (May 27, 2011) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) steams the Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Crishanda K. McCall/Released).
  6. Navy Departs the City of Roses

    Fleet Week came to an end as the three visiting Navy ships departed the Tom McCall Waterfront Park sea wall in Portland, Ore., June 13.

    PORTLAND, Ore. (June 9, 2011) The Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate USS Ingraham (FFG 61) arrives to participate in Portland Fleet Week festivities during the city's 104th annual Rose Festival. Navy ships have been coming to the City of Roses since USS Charleston visited in 1907, and are considered a highlight of the festival. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nathan Lockwood/Released)
  7. George Washington CSG Begins Summer Patrol

    George Washington Carrier Strike Group (GWCSG) returned to sea June 12 to begin their summer patrol.

    YOKOSUKA, Japan (June 13,2011) Despite foul weather, an F/A-18E Super Hornet from the "Eagles" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 115 conducts a touch-and-go landing on the flight deck of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, USS George Washington (CVN 73), the day following the aircraft carrier's departure for a summer patrol. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Adam K. Thomas)
  8. Pearl Harbor Maintains High Operations Tempo, Recognizes Strategic Importance

    Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) Port Operations continues to be busy with the largest group of visitors since last summer's Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise.

  9. Maintenance complete, GW ready for fleet ops

    Members of the Blue Angels joined forces with Pensacola Habitat for Humanity members to install headers, doors and windows on houses in a Habitat subdivision at Camshire Meadows, Pensacola, Fla., June 10.

  10. Sailors Bring Rose Festival to Hospitalized Children

    Sailors assigned to guided-missile frigate USS Ingraham (FFG 61) visited Shriners' Hospital for Children in Portland, Ore., June 10, continuing a tradition that Sailors have carried out each year during the Portland Rose Festival.