1. Malabar Refueling Exercise a First for U.S., Indian Navies

    The first refueling-at-sea exercise between a U.S. aircraft carrier and an Indian navy oiler took place April 13 during Malabar 2012.

    BAY OF BENGAL (April 13, 2012) Sailors aboard the carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) stand by as the ship comes alongside the Indian navy replenishment oiler INS Shakti (A57) during a refueling-at-sea exercise. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans)
  2. Nebraska (Gold) Returns Home to Bangor after Patrol

    USS Nebraska (SSBN 739), with its Gold Crew aboard, returned home to Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor April 12.

    BANGOR, Wash. (April 12, 2012) The Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Nebraska (SSBN 739) arrives at homeport in Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor after completing a strategic deterrent patrol. (U.S. Navy photo by Ray Narimatsu)
  3. Connecticut Returns Home from WESTPAC Deployment

    The Seawolf-class fast-attack submarine returned to its homeport of Naval Base Kitsap April 12.

    BREMERTON, Wash. (April 12, 2012) The Seawolf-class attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22) arrives at Naval Base Kitsap after completing a four-month deployment to the western Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Ray Narimatsu)
  4. Halsey Sailors Build Relationships in India

    USS Halsey Sailors volunteered to help out at a children's home April 9 during the ship's visit to Chennai.

    CHENNAI, India (April 9, 2012) Electrician's Mate 1st Class Jessica Henry spends time with a child at the Nirmala Sishu Bhavan Orphanage and home for special children. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christopher Farrington)
  5. Hawaii, San Diego Ships Conclude Exercise Koa Kai

    Exercise Koa Kai in the Hawaiian operating area came to a close April 9 after 11 days of integrated training.

    PACIFIC OCEAN (April 6, 2012) Guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65), underway replenishment ship USNS Henry J. Kaiser (T-AO 187), and guided-missile frigates USS Reuben James (FFG 57) and USS Vandegrift (FFG 48) transit in formation off the coast of Kauai during exercise Koa Kai. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Daniel Barker)
  6. Carrier Strike Group One Arrives in India

    Carl Vinson, Bunker Hill, Halsey anchored off Chennai, April 7, for a port visit as part of exercise Malabar.

    CHENNAI, India (April 7, 2012) The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) prepares to anchors off the coast of Chennai for a port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Dean M. Cates)
  7. U.S. 7th Fleet to Conduct Exercise Malabar with Indian Navy

    Naval personnel from India and the United States will participate in Exercise Malabar 2012, April 9-16, 2012.

    In this file photo, aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transits in the Arabian Gulf, January 21, 2012. Carl Vinson is scheduled to participate in exercise Malabar 2012 with the Indian Navy.
  8. Land, Louisville Sailors Visit Children's Hospital in Malaysia

    Sailors from USS Emory S. Land and USS Louisville visited the Likas Hospital in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, April 4.

    KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia (April 4, 2012) Children from Likas Hospital in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia wave hello to Ship's Serviceman Seaman Nikkinda Scott of submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) and Chief Sonar Technician Submarine (SS) Winfred Cameron of Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Louisville (SSN 724) during a visit to the hospital. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Chris Williamson)
  9. #SAAM: Navy Sets Zero Tolerance for Sexual Assault

    'We can get this right in our service.' - Vice Adm. Scott Van Buskirk, chief of naval personnel

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM).
  10. Pacific Naval Installations to Conduct Force Protection Exercise

    Exercise Citadel Pacific will be conducted on naval installations throughout the Pacific April 10-12.

    In this file photo, Sailors aboard USS Hopper (DDG 70) stand watch on the ship's forward gun mount during an annual force protection exercise at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in February 2011. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW) Mark Logico)