1. Carrier Strike Group One Arrives in 7th Fleet

    Carrier Strike Group 1 returned to the 7th Fleet area of responsibility May 6 after 95 days in 5th Fleet.

    In this file photo, the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) conducts flight operations while operating in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Timothy A. Hazel)
  2. USS Avenger Sailors Volunteer At Malaysian Orphanage

    Crew members took part in community service activities May 6, at the Bukit Harapan home in Kota Kinabalu.

    KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia (May 6, 2011) Sailors stationed aboard USS Avenger (MCM 1) play a game of "Duck, Duck, Goose" with children from the Bukit Harapan home for disabled and disadvantaged children. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brian A. Stone)
  3. Stennis Carrier Strike Group Begins COMPTUEX

    The composite training unit exercise began May 5.

    PACIFIC OCEAN (May 6, 2011) An F/A-18C Hornet from the "Golden Dragons" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 192 lands on the flight deck during flight operations aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74).  John C. Stennis is participating in a composite training unit exercise off the coast of Southern California. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW) Kenneth Abbate)
  4. USS Bunker Hill, International Forces Respond to Piracy Attack

    USS Bunker Hill Sailors boarded a suspected pirate vessel while responding to a distress call May 5. .

    ARABIAN SEA (May 5, 2011) An SH-60 Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Scorpions of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HS) 49 Light flies near a suspected pirate vessel towing a skiff. The guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) responded to a distress call from the Panamanian merchant vessel Full City and brought the vessel to a stop. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Aaron Shelley)
  5. U.S., Republic of Korea Navy Leadership Talk Future Maritime Operations

    Leaders met May 3-4 during on-star level staff talks at the ROK naval headquarters

  6. U.S., Canada Sharpen ASW Skills During Maple Fury

    Anti-submarine warfare units tested ASW procedures and command and control in April in the Eastern Pacific ocean.

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (April 27, 2011) Chief Operations Specialist Brian Esquibel and Operations Specialist 2nd Class (SW) Jeremy Moore, both assigned to Commander, Anti-Submarine Warfare Force, U.S. 3rd Fleet (CTF-34), review the contact reports received from U.S. and Canadian deployed forces in support of Exercise Maple Fury. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ronald Gutridge)
  7. Lake Champlain Completes Independent Deployment

    The ship will return to San Diego May 6, after deployment to the Atlantic and U.S. Central Command areas of responsibility.

  8. All MIDPAC Ships Receive Green "H" Award

    All 11 Hawaii-based Navy surface ships received the 2010 Force Health and Wellness Award.

  9. USS Ronald Reagan Fosters Relationships in Thailand

    The crew participated in several community service projects in Phuket, Thailand, May 1-5.

    THALANG PHUKET, Thailand (May 4, 2011) Sailors and Marines assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) paint the Youth Football Home school building during a community service project. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kevin B. Gray)
  10. USS Guardian Visits Bali, Indonesia

    The crew took part in community service events at local schools and hosted shipboard tours while moored at Port Benoa, May 4.

    BALI, Indonesia (May 4, 2011) Lt. Cmdr. Tim Carter, executive officer of the mine countermeasures ship USS Guardian (MCM 5), gives a plaque to an Indonesian official as a gift during a community service event at a local school in Bali. (U.S. Navy photo by Ensign Michael Burling)