1. USS New Orleans, 11th MEU Train to Combat Piracy

    Crew, embarked Marines from 11th MEU conducted their first joint boarding mission during training exercise.

    PACIFIC OCEAN (Aug. 14, 2011) Sailors and Marines aboard the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) observe Sailors operating rigid-hull inflatable boats with Marines from the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (11th MEU) Maritime Raid Force during a practice raid. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Dominique Pineiro)
  2. Expanded At-Sea Training Highlights U.S., Singapore CARAT Exercise

    The 17th annual Singapore phase of exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) kicked off Aug. 15.

    SINGAPORE (Aug. 14, 2011) USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93) arrives at Changi Naval Base in Singapore to participate in Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Singapore 2011. (U.S. Navy photo by Ens. Lily Daniels)
  3. John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group Arrives in 7th Fleet

    The carrier strike group arrived in 7th Fleet Aug. 16 and will conduct engagements throughout the region.

    PACIFIC OCEAN (Aug. 7, 2011) - The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) transits the Pacific Ocean. (Official Navy Photo) USS George Washington (CVN 73), interacts with students at the Thung La Han School during a community service event. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jennifer A. Villalovos)
  4. Blue Ridge Arrives in South Korea for Ulchi Freedom Guardian

    The crew and embarked 7th Fleet staff will take part in exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian.

    BUSAN, Republic of Korea (Aug. 13, 2011) Sailors aboard U.S. 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) wave to Republic of Korea (ROK) navy sailors as the ship pulls into Busan to participate in Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2011. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Steven Khor)
  5. USS George Washington ITs Receive Training At Sea

    Information Systems Technicians aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) are getting a unique opportunity to complete training not normally available at sea.

  6. Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group Arrives in Hong Kong

    USS Ronald Reagan, USS Chancellorsville, USS Preble, and USS Higgins arrived in Hong Kong for a port visit Aug. 12.

    SOUTH CHINA SEA (Aug. 12, 2011) The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) transits toward Hong Kong for a port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kevin B. Gray)
  7. George Washington Returns to Sea After Visit to Thailand

    USS George Washington departed Laem Chabang, Aug. 11, following five days of rest and community interaction.

    PATTAYA, Thailand (Aug. 9, 2011) Yeoman 2nd Class Joel Carter, assigned to the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), interacts with students at the Thung La Han School during a community service event. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jennifer A. Villalovos)
  8. Royal Thai Armed Forces Chaplains Visit George Washington

    USS George Washington (CVN 73) hosted 20 Thai military chaplains to participate in a

    LAEM CHABANG, Thailand (Aug. 7, 2011) Capt. Phil Gwaltney, command chaplain, U.S. Pacific Fleet, speaks to a collection of Royal Thai Armed Forces and U.S. Navy chaplains about conducting religious ministries services underway during a visit to USS George Washington (CVN 73). (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class William Pittman)
  9. John C. Stennis Strike Group Particpates in Undersea Warfare Exercise

    Strike Group ships commenced an undersea warfare exercise in the Hawaiian operating area Aug. 8.

    PACIFIC OCEAN (Aug. 7, 2011) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) transits the Pacific Ocean during a replenishment at sea. The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group is on a scheduled western Pacific Ocean and Arabian Gulf deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Walter M. Wayman)
  10. USS George Washington Welcomes Thai Princess

    Aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) welcomed Thailand's Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana for a tour Aug 8.

    LAEM CHABANG, Thailand (Aug. 8, 2011) Thai Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana admires an E-2C Hawkeye on the flight deck of nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Tatiana Avery)