1. Defense Secretary Visits Battleship Missouri

    Secretary of Defense Robert Gates toured the Memorial May 31 during a stopover on Oahu enroute to Singapore.

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates tours the U.S.S. Missouri Memorial, Ford Island, Hawaii, May 31, 2011.  Defense Dept. photo by Cherie Cullen (released)
  2. Chung-Hoon Deploys to Western Pacific

    The destroyer departed Pearl Harbor June 1 for an independent deployment to the Western Pacific.

    PEARL HARBOR (June 1, 2011) Family members and friends wave goodbye to Sailors manning the rails of guided-missile destroyer USS Chung Hoon (DDG 93) as it departs from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jon Dasbach/Released)
  3. Japanese College Students Tour Essex

    Students from the University of Fukuoka had the opportunity to see the USS Essex up close and personal during a ship tour May 27.

  4. USS Charlotte Returns from Western Pacific Deployment

    The submarine returned to Pearl Harbor May 31 after a scheduled six-month Western Pacific deployment.

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (May 31, 2011) The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Charlotte (SSN 766) returns to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after a scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW/AW/SCW) Ronald Gutridge)
  5. Seventh Fleet Ships Sortie for Typhoon Songda

    Five ships forward deployed to Yokosuka, Japan were ordered to sortie May 28 to avoid Typhoon Songda.

    In this file photo, guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) returns to Commander Fleet Activities, Yokosuka March 29 after participating in Operation Tomodachi. McCain and four other ships forward deployed to Yokosuka sortied May 28 to avoid Typhoon Songda. (U.S. Navy photo by Joe Schmitt)
  6. Joint at-sea training highlights U.S., Indonesia exercise

    The arrival of three U.S. Navy ships in Jakarta May 25 marks the beginning of the 17th annual CARAT Indonesia exercise.

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (May 25, 2011) Cmdr. Andree Bergmann, commanding officer of USS Howard (DDG 83), joins traditional Indonesian dancers celebrating her ship's arrival during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Indonesia 2011. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist First Class Robert Clowney)
  7. USS Avenger Arrives in Singapore

    USS Avenger (MCM 1) arrived in Sembawang, Singapore May 23 for a port call.

    SEMBAWANG, Singapore (May 23, 2011) Culinary Specialist Seaman Victor Maldonadocolon speaks into a sound powered phone during sea and anchor aboard USS Avenger (MCM 1). Avenger is on patrol in the 7th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian A. Stone)
  8. Navy Spouse Hosts Benefit Run for Tsunami Victims

    More than 160 service, family members took part in the fun run that raised more than $4,000 in proceeds.

    Participants at the Kizuna 5K Fun Run/Walk event begin running to benefit the people affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Northern Japan in March 2011.
  9. USS McCampbell Interacts during IMDEX

    McCampbell Sailors took part in several events with international navies during IMDEX in Singapore.

    SINGAPORE (May 19, 2011) Members of the USS McCampbell (DDG 85) visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) team conduct a post mission brief with members of the Republic of Singapore navy and Royal New Zealand Navy, following a VBSS training evolution. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Charles Oki)
  10. Sailors Lend a Hand in Hong Kong

    USS Frank Cable, USS Hampton Sailors took part in community service projects in Hong Kong May 17-18.

    In this file photo, submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) and the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Hampton (SSN 767) are anchored in the Victoria Harbor in Hong Kong May 18. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jeremy Starr)