USS Stethem visits Sydney to Promote Green Energy Initiatives
August 15, 2016
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) arrives in Sydney, Australia to promote green energy initiatives in support of the Great Green Fleet, Aug. 14, 2016. The mission of the Great Green Fleet is to demonstrate how energy efficient systems and procedures, and the use of alternative energy contribute to combat capability, resiliency and flexibility in the operational environment.

Pacific Partnership 2016 Completes Malaysia Mission
August 15, 2016
Lt. Cmdr. Justin Campbell, from Thomasville, Alabama, a research psychologist assigned to hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19),  addresses participants of a Pacific Partnership 2016 operational medicine symposium, Aug 11, 2016.   During the symposium, Malaysian Army service members and Pacific Partnership 2016 personnel discussed mental health issues related to combat deployment, cardiology topics relative to operational platforms within diving, and Malaysian Armed Forces experiences with rapid medical response. This is the first time Mercy and Pacific Partnership have visited Malaysia. During the mission stop partner nations are working side-by-side with local military and civilian organizations in a search and rescue exercise, civil engineering projects, community relation events and subject matter expert exchanges.

Boxer Bids Farewell to Kota Kinabalu
August 15, 2016

Surgeon General of the Navy Arrives at U.S. Naval Hospital Yokosuka
August 12, 2016

Commander Logistics Group WESTPAC, Task Force 73 Holds Change of Command in Singapore
August 11, 2016
Navy Region Singapore Color Guard prepares to parade the colors during a Change of Command ceremony at the Terror Club August 11. Rear Admiral Brian S. Hurley was relieved by Rear Admiral Donald D. Gabrielson as Commander, Logistics Western Pacific/CTF 73.

Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group Sails for Patrol
August 10, 2016
Logistics Specialist Seaman Recruit Argenis Pena, left, and Logistics Specialist 3rd Class Saskia France, right, both assigned to amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), stand phone talker watch as the ship departs Sasebo, Japan, Aug, 6, 2016, for its fall patrol. Bonhomme Richard is the flagship of the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group and is forward-deployed in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operation.

Readout of Pacific Fleet Commander's Meeting with PLA Navy North Sea Fleet Commander
August 9, 2016
Adm. Scott Swift, commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, is welcomed aboard the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLA(N)) Jiangkai II class frigate Daqing (FFG 576) by Vice Adm, Aug 9, 2016.  Yuan Yubai, commander of the PLA(N) North Sea Fleet. Swift is visiting Qingdao in conjunction with USS Benfold's (DDG 65) ongoing port call, which aims to advance maritime cooperation between the two navies while enhancing relationships between sailors.

Momsen Visits Subic Bay at Midway Point of Deployment
August 8, 2016
Gunner's Mate 2nd Class James Callison coils line aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92) during a replenishment-at-sea with the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Joshua Humphreys (T-AO 188), Aug. 8, 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 Benfold Arrives in Qingdao, China, for Port Visit
August 8, 2016
Cmdr. Justin Harts, commanding officer of the guided-missile destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65), greets members of the People's Liberation Army (Navy), Aug. 8, 2016, after the ship's arrival for a port visit. Benfold's visit advances maritime cooperation and encourages a positive naval relationship with the People's Liberation Army (Navy), North Sea Fleet.

U.S., South Korea, Japan Discuss Recent North Korean Missile Launches
August 8, 2016


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