1. USS Chafee visits Darwin, Australia

    The crew will take part in ceremonies commemorating the 70th anniversary of the WWII bombing of Darwin.

    DARWIN, Australia (Feb. 17, 2012) USS Chafee (DDG 90) crew members man the rails as the ship arrives in Darwin. (U.S. Navy photo by Ensign Melissa Pelosi)
  2. Navy Takes Part in Cobra Gold CPX with Partners in Thailand

    U.S. Sailors participated in the Command Post Exercise (CPX) portion of exercise Cobra Gold in Thailand.

    UTAPAO, Thailand (Feb. 9, 2012) Royal Thai navy aviators listen to Naval Aircrewman 2nd Class Scott Kehn, assigned to the War Eagles of Patrol Squadron (VP) 16, as he explains how a sonobuoy is used to track submarines from a P-3C Orion. (U.S. Navy photo)
  3. Peleliu Supports Exercise Iron Fist 2012 with Japan

    The amphibious assault ship concluded support of exercise Iron Fist with the 15th MEU and JGSDF, Feb. 13.

    PACIFIC OCEAN (Feb. 8, 2012) Members of the Japan Ground Self Defense Force conduct small arms weapons training aboard amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) during exrcise Iron Fist. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael Russell)
  4. U.S. Pacific Fleet hosts CFMCC Flag Officer Course

    Officers from 15 nations met in Hawaii Feb. 9-15 for a Naval War College-conducted course in maritime security topics.

    PEARL HARBOR (Feb. 10, 2012) Adm. Cecil Haney, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, seated center, and participants of the Naval War College-led Combined Force Maritime Component Commander (CFMCC) Flag Officer Course, pause for a group photo. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class David Kolmel)
  5. John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group to Visit Hawaii

    The John C. Stennis CSG is set to arrive at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Feb. 17 for a port visit as the ships return home from a seven month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of operation.

    PACIFIC OCEAN (Feb. 14, 2012) Guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) and aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) steam together in the Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)
  6. USS Patriot Visits Hakodate, Japan

    Mine countermeasures ship USS Patriot (MCM 7) arrived in Hakodate, Japan, Feb. 14 for a port visit.

    HAKODATE, Japan (Feb. 14, 2012) USS Patriot (MCM 7) Commanding Officer Lt. Cmdr. Suzanne Schang and Command Master Chief Mike Kaszubowski receive a welcoming gift from community members as Patriot arrives in Hakodate for a goodwill port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Devon Dow)
  7. After Operation New Dawn, USS Port Royal returns to Hawaii

    The guided-missile cruiser returned to rousing cheers Feb. 13 after an almost eight-month deployment.

    PEARL HARBOR (Feb. 13, 2012) Sailors aboard guided-missile cruiser USS Port Royal (CG 73) man the rails  as the ship returns to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam following a nearly eight-month deployment to the 7th Fleet and 5th Fleet areas of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tiarra Fulgham)
  8. COMNAVAIRFOR Announces 2011 Aviation Battle 'E' Winners

    Commander, Naval Air Forces announced the winners of the 2011 Aviation Battle Efficiency (Battle 'E') awards Feb. 10.

    In this file photo, Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Alexis Lebrake, assigned to Air Department's V-1 Division, guides an F/A-18C Hornet as it taxis on the flight deck aboard aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Dec. 31, 2011. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Benjamin Stevens)
  9. USS Germantown Begins Participation in Cobra Gold 2012

    The amphibious dock landing ship began its involvement in the multinational exercise in Thailand, Feb. 10.

    SOUTH CHINA SEA (Feb 7, 2012) The forward-deployed amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) operates in the South China Sea while transitting to Thailand to take part in exercise Cobra Gold.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Raul Moreno Jr.)
  10. VP-16 Conducts Surveillance Training with Singapore Counterparts

    Sailors from Patrol Squadron 16 conducted a training in Singapore Jan. 29 - Feb. 2 with Singapore Armed Forces.

    SINGAPORE (Jan. 31, 2012) Sailors from the 'War Eagles' of Patrol Squadron (VP) 16 post for a photo with counterparts from the Republic of Singapore Navy. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. j.g. Michael Glynn)