1. USS Germantown Arrives In Australia for Talisman Sabre

    USS Germantown, with embarked 31st MEU Marines, arrived in Townsville, Australia, July 7.

    TOWNSVILLE, Australia (July 7, 2011) Sailors and Marines onboard the forward-deployed dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) man the rails as the ship arrives in Townsville, Australia. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Johnie Hickmon)
  2. CTF 76 Gears Up for Talisman Sabre 2011

    Commander, Task Force 76 is preparing to participate with the Australian Defence Force in exercise Talisman Sabre 2011.

    PACIFIC OCEAN (July 1, 2011) Ship’s Serviceman Seaman Joshua Willard mans the phone distance line during the forward-deployed dock landing ship USS Germantown’s (LSD 42) replenishment at sea (RAS) with USNS John Ericsson (T-AO-194). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Johnie Hickmon)
  3. USS Preble Arrives in Brunei for BRIDEX

    The San Diego based guided-missile destroyer arrived in Brunei July 4 to take part in the Brunei International Defense Exhibition.

    PACIFIC OCEAN (July 1, 2011) - Sailors from the guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) move pallets of supplies during a vertical replenishment with USNS Carl Brashear (T-AKE 7). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kristopher Regan)
  4. George Washington Safely Navigates Sunda Strait

    The fulltime forward deployed nuclear-powered aircraft carrier successfully transited the Sunda Strait, July 6.

    SUNDA STRAIT (July 6, 2011)  The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) navigates the Sunda Strait while being escorted by Indonesian naval vessels. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class William Pittman/RELEASED)
  5. TACRON 12 Embarks for Talisman Sabre

    The Tactical Air Control Squadron 12 embarked to provide support for the 2011 Talisman Sabre exercise.

  6. Pacific Fleet Sailor Shines on IA Tour

    A Pacific Fleet Sailor, Intelligence Specialist 3rd Class Valli Doiron, is recognized for her hard work and dedication.

  7. Guardian Moors in Hong Kong, Sailor Returns Home

    USS Guardian arrived in Hong Kong July 3, 2011, and for one Sailor, it is an opportunity to return home.

    HONG KONG (July 2, 2011) - Logistics Specialist Seaman Bo Qu works out of the supply office aboard USS Guardian (MCM 5) on July 2, 2011 en route to Hong Kong. Qu, a citizen of the People's Republic of China,
left for New York City with his parents in 2006. (U.S. Navy Photo by Lt. j.g. Justin Van Es/Released)
  8. USS Ford Visits Vladivostok, Russia

    The guided-missile frigate USS Ford (FFG 54) arrived in Vladivostok, Russia, July 2 for a port visit.

    VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (July 2, 2011) Sailors aboard the guided missile Frigate USS Ford (FFG 54) man the rails as the ship arrives in Vladivostok, Russia for a port visit.(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Devon Dow)
  9. USS Fitzgerald and USS McCampbell to Visit Sydney

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers will visit Sydney, July 4, before participating in Talisman Sabre 2011.

    In this June 2010 file photo, guided-missile destroyers USS McCampbell (DDG 85), left, and USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) transit the Western Pacific Ocean. USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) will join McCampbell as the pair of destroyers visit Sydney beginning July 4. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Adam K. Thomas)
  10. USS Essex embarks 31st MEU Aviation Combat Element

    After onloading the ground elements of the 31st MEU at White Beach Naval Facility, the USS Essex got underway to embark aircraft June 29.

    PACIFIC OCEAN (June 29, 2011) A U.S. Marine CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 265 (HMM-265), 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, lands aboard the flight deck of the forward deployed amphibious assualt ship U.S.S. Essex.(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl Steve Acuff/Released)