1. USS Avenger Departs Sasebo, Japan

    In this file photo, mine countermeasures ship USS Avenger (MCM 1) returns to its forward-deployed base at U.S. Fleet Activities Sasebo March 9 after participating in Exercise Foal Eagle 2011. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Richard Doolin)
  2. Commander U.S. Third Fleet Shifts Command

    SAN DIEGO (April 21, 2011) Side boys honor the arrival of the official party during the U.S. 3rd. Fleet change of command ceremony. Vice Adm. Gerald R. Beaman, relieved Vice Adm. Richard W. Hunt during the ceremony aboard aamphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8). (U.S. Navy photo)
  3. USS Lassen Celebrates Ten Years of Service

    SASEBO, JAPAN (April 21, 2011) Cmdr. Chip Wrye, commanding officer of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) addresses the crew during the ship’s 10th Birthday celebration. (Photo by Information Systems Technician 1st Class Benjamin Wooldridge)
  4. Thank you, my friends

    CAMP SENDAI, Japan (April 10, 2011) Adm. Patrick M. Walsh returns a salute upon his arrival at Camp Sendai to meet with Japan Self-Defense Force personnel and leaders. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Tiffany Dusterhoft)
  5. SECNAV Says Tomodachi Made US, Japan Alliance Stronger

    YOKOSUKA, Japan (April 20, 2011) Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus speaks to Sailors and Marines from units involved in Operation Tomodachi during an all-hands call at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Todd Macdonald)
  6. Commanders of USS Harpers Ferry, USS Germantown Exchange Command

    In the file photo, USSS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) transits the Pacific Ocean after transferring personnel to an MH-53E Sea Dragon from Helicopter Mine Countermeasure Squadron 14 "Vanguard" (HM 14) during Operation Tomodachi. Harpers Ferry, will be returing to San Diego after swapping crews with USS Germantown in Sasebo, Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Josh Huebner)
  7. USS Decatur Returns to San Diego

    CHENNAI, India (March 16, 2011) Chief Fire Controlman Seth Rusackas, left, Chief Gunner’s Mate Rico Barkell, Lt. Dornelieo Waits and Yeoman 3rd Class Paseuth Emanivong watch Sailors on the pier from the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) after the ship pulled into Chennai, India for a port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jennifer A. Villalovos)
  8. USS Guardian Hosts U.S. Ambassador to Timor Leste

    TIMOR LESTE (April 18, 2011) U.S. Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Timor Leste, Judith Fergin talks with USS Guardian's (MCM 5) commanding officer, Lt. Cmdr. Ken Brown,on the fantail of the ship during a visit. Ambassador Fergin visited the command to discuss training and service projects with the Timor Leste Navy and local community. (U.S. Navy photo by Ensign Justin Van Es)
  9. USS George Washington Returns to Yokosuka

    PACIFIC OCEAN (April 20, 2011) Quartermaster Seaman Shanelle Mitchell searches for navigation points while working as part of navigation detail aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) as the ship makes its way back into its forward operating port of Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Stephanie Smith)
  10. Secretary of the Navy thanks Ronald Reagan Sailors for relief effort

    SASEBO, Japan (April 20, 2011) Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) the Honorable Ray Mabus speaks to Sailors and Marines during an all-hands call aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kevin S. O'Brien)