Signs a guest book during an enlisted reception hosted by the Royal Malaysia Navy

SEPANGAR, Malaysia (April 16, 2014) - Senior Chief Hull Maintenance Technician James Follmer, center, acting command senior chief for the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40), signs a guest book during an enlisted reception hosted by the Royal Malaysia Navy on Teluk Sepangar naval base in Malaysia. Frank Cable is currently visiting Malaysia on a regular scheduled port call and will conduct various military-to-military training with the RMN, several community service events and repair of a U.S. submarine alongside. Frank Cable, forward deployed to the island of Guam, conducts maintenance and support of submarines and surface vessels deployed in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility and is currently on a scheduled underway period. (U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Jason Morris)

MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter

EAST CHINA SEA (April 17, 2014) An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25, is chained to the deck after landing on the flight deck of the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) after conducting search and rescue operations. Sailors and Marines onboard Bonhomme Richard are conducting search and rescue operations as requested by the Republic of Korea navy near the scene of the sunken ferry Sewol in the vicinity of the island of Jindo. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Adam D. Wainwright)

 USS Lake Erie, a community service project at Holy Family Home during a port visit to Osaka

OSAKA, Japan (April 14, 2014) - Capt. John Banigan, commanding officer of the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70), plays with children during a community service project at Holy Family Home during a port visit to Osaka. Lake Erie is currently on patrol in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Mackenzie P. Adams)

8th LRS members attach a fuel hose during a refueling operation

KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea (April 10, 2014) - Staff Sgt. Jennipher Jackson, 8th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron engine specialist, and Senior Airman Jacob Rickard, 8th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution operator, attach a fuel hose during a refueling operation. The 8th LRS fuels management flight keeps the Wolf Pack running by delivering fuel when and where it is needed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Clayton Lenhardt)


Locklear is in Papua New Guinea to meet with the country's political and military leaders

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (April 15, 2014) - Adm. Samuel J. Locklear, III, commander of U.S. Pacific Command, conducts an open ranks inspection at Murray Barracks as part of welcome parade. Locklear is in Papua New Guinea to meet with the country's political and military leaders to reaffirm the U..S-Papua New Guinea bilateral relationship and the strength of the partnership. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jay M. Chu)


Bonhomme Richard on Call for Korean Ferry Rescue Efforts

CHINA SEA (April 16, 2014) - MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) (Reinforced) 265, stand ready on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6). Bonhomme Richard is responding to the scene of Korean passenger ship Sewol that sank near the island of Jindo off the southwestern coast of the Republic of Korea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Adam D. Wainwright)

PACOM's Lead Communicator Visits Korea to Discuss Troop Relocation

USAG HUMPHREYS, South Korea (April 14, 2014) - Rear Adm. Nancy A. Norton, PACOM director for command, control, communications and cyber, Air Force Col. Karlton Johnson, senior communicator for USFK and director of USFK Cyber Center, and Col. Richard J. Turner, U.S. Chairman, C4I Joint Working Group and Chief, Task Force Mercury, received a construction update from one of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers representatives about the new Communications Center while across the street from the actual work site. (Photo Credit: Capt. Kurt E. Van Slooten, 1st Signal Brigade PAO)

Mr. Norio Mitsuya during a ship tour. George Washington

YOKOSUKA, Japan (April 14, 2014) - Capt. Greg Fenton, commanding officer aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), center, explains flight deck control operations to Mr. Norio Mitsuya, parliamentary senior vice-minister for foreign affairs, Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, right, during a ship tour. George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, provide a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interest of the U.S. and its allies and partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Oscar Albert Moreno Jr)

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