SUBIC BAY, Philippines (Jan. 21, 2008) -- USS Pasadena (SSN 752) Chief of the Boat, Command Master Chief Jim Lyle, explains some of the unique aspects of a submarine to Olongapo City officials during a tour of the submarine. Pasadena is currently on a regularly scheduled six-month deployment to the Western Pacific. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Barry Hirayama
ABOARD USNS STOCKHAM, Puerto Princesa, Philippines (Jan. 20, 2008) - Capt. Brad Smith (left) assumes command of Task Group 515.1 from Capt. William Sheehan during a change of command ceremony Jan. 20. The ceremony took place aboard USNS Stockham (T-AK 3017) inport Puerto Princesa, Republic of the Philippines. U.S. Navy photo.
SUBIC BAY, Philippines – USS Pasadena (SSN 752) Commanding Officer Cmdr. Doug Perry explains the operation of the ship's Vertical Launch System to Roberto Feliciano and Joji Aragon, Assistant Secretaries for the Philippines Department of National Defense. Pasadena is currently on a regularly scheduled six-month deployment to the Western Pacific. U.S. Navy photo by YN2(SS) David Bracero
YOKOSUKA, Japan - (Jan. 11, 2008) Vice Adm. Doug Crowder greets Rep. Ellen Tauscher on the quarterdeck of USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19). Tauscher and three other members of the House Armed Services Committee met with Crowder, the U.S. 7th Fleet commander, to become familiar with the U.S. Navy and its mission here in the Far East. Tauscher is the chair of the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces. U.S. Navy Photograph by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW) Charles Newcomer.
POLARIS POINT, Guam (Jan. 10, 2008) -- USS Ohio (SSGN 726) (Blue) arrives in Guam during its maiden voyage. USS Ohio is the first in its class to convert from a ballistic missile submarine to a guided-missile submarine. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Jacob Sippel.
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