1. Navy Participates in Seattle' s Parade of Ships

    USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), USS Sampson (DDG 102) and USS Chafee (DDG 90) participated in Seattle Seafair's 'Parade of Ships' Aug. 3, marking the beginning of Seafair's Fleet Week.

    SEATTLE (Aug. 3, 2011) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) participates in the Parade of Ships in the Elliott Bay during the 62nd annual Seattle Seafair Navy Week. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Joan E. Jennings) See more PHOTOS from the Parade of Ships.
  2. USS Germantown Arrives In Brisbane for Port Visit

    USS Germantown and Marines with the 31st MEU arrived in Brisbane, Australia for a port visit, Aug 3.

    BRISBANE, Australia (Aug. 3, 2011) Sailors assigned to the forward-deployed amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) and Marines of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) man the rails as the ship pulls into Brisbane, Australia for a port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eva-Marie Ramsaran)
  3. Navy Ships Arrive in Seattle for Seafair

    USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) and USS Sampson (DDG 102) arrived in the Port of Seattle Aug. 2, for Seattle Seafair.

    SEATTLE (Aug. 2, 2011) The amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) pulls into Elliott Bay during the 62nd annual Seattle Seafair Navy Week. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nathan Lockwood)
  4. Frank Cable Partners With Locals To Serve Subic Communities

    USS Frank Cable Sailors completed a week-long series of community service projects in the Subic Bay area, July 30.

    SUBIC, Philippines (July 28, 2011) Lt. Robert Hanson, assigned to the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40), performs a medical examination on a Filipino woman during a community service project.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Melvin Nobeza)
  5. Essex ARG, 31st MEU Wrap Up Exercise Talisman Sabre 2011

    Marines of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) back loaded their amphibious craft and gear to the forward-deployed amphibious dock-landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42), July 30 from Freshwater Beach, Australia, marking the end of their participation in exercise Talisman Sabre 2011.

    CORAL SEA (July 14, 2011) An amphibious assault vehicle departs the well deck of the forward-deployed amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) during well deck operations as part of exercise Talisman Sabre. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eva-Marie Ramsaran)
  6. New Communications Initiative Leads the Way for Future War Fighting

    American and Australian Armed Forces used a new program to enhance communications abilities while embarked onboard the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) for Exercise Talisman Sabre 2011 (TS-11) July 9 – 25.

    CORAL SEA (July 26, 2011) Watchstanders from the Australian Navy, United States Army and United States Navy discuss training scenarios in the Joint Operations Command Center (JOCC) aboard the USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) as a part of Exercise Talisman Sabre 2011. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Greg Mitchell)
  7. Bonhomme Richard Completes First MV-22 Osprey Recovery

    Air department Sailors recovered their first Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey July 28 while the ship transited to Seattle.

    PACIFIC OCEAN (July 28, 2011) An MV-22 Osprey lifts off from the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6).  This is the first time an Osprey has operated from the newly upgraded ship. (U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Joe Kane)
  8. Exercise Talisman Sabre 2011 successfully concludes

    The Australian and U.S. military training exercise, Talisman Sabre 2011, concluded July 28.

    ROCKHAMPTON, Queensland (July 11, 2011) Combined service members from Australia and the U.S. review safety procedures at the beginning of exercise Talisman Sabre 2011. (U.S. photo by Navy Petty Officer Thomas E. Coffman)
  9. One of a kind: US and Australian forces excel during Talisman Sabre 2011

    Nearly 22,000 U.S. and Australian troops trained together during Talisman Sabre 2011 at Shoalwater Bay Training Area.

    ROCKHAMPTON, Queensland (July 11, 2011) Combined service members from Australia and the U.S. review safety procedures at the beginning of exercise Talisman Sabre 2011.  (U.S. photo by Navy Petty Officer Thomas E. Coffman)
  10. Newest Philippine Navy Ship Gets Aloha Welcome

    More than 100 Filipino-Americans and other well-wishers welcomed BRP Gregorio del Pilar (PF-15) to Hawaii July 27.

    PEARL HARBOR (July 27, 2011) – Members of the Hawaii Filipino community welcome the Philippine Navy's newest ship, BRP Gregorio del Pilar (PF-15), as it arrives at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for a scheduled port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW) Mark Logico/Released) See more photos.