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Seventh Annual Naval Engagement Activity Begins in Da Nang
September 28, 2016
Capt. H. B. Le, commodore, Destroyer Squadron 7, shakes hands with members of the Vietnam People's navy during a welcome ceremony in Da Nang in support of Naval Engagement Activity (NEA) Vietnam 2016. In its seventh year, NEA Vietnam is designed to foster mutual understanding, build confidence in the maritime domain and strengthen relationships between the U.S. Navy, Vietnam People's navy and the local community.

U.S., Philippines to Conduct Amphibious Landing Exercise 33
September 27, 2016

U.S. Republic of Korea Navies Demonstrate Anti-Submarine Warfare, Precision Strike Capabilities
September 26, 2016
Republic of Korean ships Seoae Ryusungryong (DDG 993), Yul Gok Yii (DDG 992), Kang Gam Chan (DDH 979) and the U.S. Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111), conduct maneuvers during a combined maritime operation in the waters East of the Korean Peninsula, Sept. 26, 2016. Spruance joined ROKN Aegis destroyers, submarines, anti-submarine helicopters, and U.S. and ROKN P-3 patrol aircraft in the operation that highlighted the unified naval force capabilities in defense of the Republic of Korea and region from surface, subsurface, and ballistic missile threats.

Momsen Arrives in Saipan
September 26, 2016
An MH-60R Seahawk, attached to the “Warbirds” detachment of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 49, lands on the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92), July 29, 2016. The guided-missile destroyers USS Spruance (DDG 111), USS Decatur (DDG 73) and Momsen are deployed in support of maritime security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific as part of a U.S. 3rd Fleet Pacific Surface Action Group (PAC SAG) under Commander, Destroyer Squadron (CDS) 31.

USS Chancellorsville Arrives in Guam
September 26, 2016
Sailors aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) conduct a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command (MSC) Fleet Replenishment Oiler USNS Rappahannock (T-AO 204) during Valiant Shield, Sept. 20, 2016.  Valiant Shield is a biennial, U.S. only, field-training exercise with a focus on integration of joint training among U.S. forces. This is the sixth exercise in the Valiant Shield series that began in 2006. Chancellorsville is on patrol with Carrier Strike Group Five (CSG 5) in the Philippine Sea supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.

US, ROK Navies Demonstrate Anti-Submarine Warfare, Precision Strike Capabilities.
September 25, 2016
WATERS EAST OF THE KOREAN PENINSULA (Sept. 26, 2016) U.S. Navy and Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) ships maneuver together during a combined maritime operation. ROKS Seoae Ryusungryong (DDG 993) (lead ship) ROKS Yul Gok Yii (DDG 992), (Clockwise) ROKS Kang Gam Chan (DDH 979) and U.S. Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111).

Valiant Shield Exercise Concludes
September 22, 2016
(Sept. 13, 2016) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65) conducts a live fire of a harpoon missile, with the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56), as part of a sink exercise (SINKEX) during Valiant Shield 2016. Valiant Shield is a biennial, U.S. only, field-training exercise with a focus on integration of joint training among U.S. forces. This is the sixth exercise in the Valiant Shield series that began in 2006. Benfold is on patrol with Carrier Strike Group Five in the Philippine Sea supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Sonar Technician (Surface) 2nd Class Aaron Lyons/Released)

Destroyer Squadron 7 Staff Complete Exercise Valiant Shield
September 22, 2016
The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) fires a Sea Sparrow missile during a missile exercise during Valiant Shield, Sept. 18, 2016. Valiant Shield 16 is a biennial, U.S.-only, field training exercise (FTX) with a focus on integration of joint training among U.S. forces. Germantown, part of the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group with embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, is participating in Valiant Shield in an effort to increase naval integration and joint capabilities in the event of conflict, contingency, or disaster relief.

Joint Forces Conduct Concept of Operations Exercise during Valiant Shield 2016
September 21, 2016
This graphic depicts facts about the involvement of the USS Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group in Valiant Shield 2016. Valiant Shield 16 is a biennial, U.S.-only, field training exercise (FTX) with a focus on integration of joint training among U.S. forces. Bonhomme Richard, flagship of the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group with embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, is participating in Valiant Shield in an effort to increase naval integration and joint capabilities in the event of conflict, contingency, or disaster relief.

Bonhomme Richard Launches NATO Missile
September 20, 2016
Amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) fires a NATO Sea Sparrow surface-to-air missile to intercept a remote-controlled drone as part of Valiant Shield 2016 (VS16). VS16 is a biennial, U.S.-only, field training exercise (FTX) with a focus on integration of joint training among U.S. forces. This training enables real-world proficiency in sustaining joint forces through detecting, locating, tracking and engaging unity at sea, in the air, on land, and in cyberspace in response to a range of mission areas. Bonhomme Richard, flagship of the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group, is operating in the Philippine Sea in support of security and stability in the Indo-Asia Pacific region.

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