USS Frank Cable Lowering Torpedo To USS Oklahoma City

POLARIS POINT, Guam (Nov. 15, 2012) Sailors from the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) prepare to lower a Mark 48 ADCAP (Advanced Capability) torpedo to the deck of the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723). Frank Cable conducts maintenance and support of submarine and surface vessels deployed in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ricardo Danan.

USNS Supply And USS Porter Conduct Replenishment At Sea

The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Louisville (SSN 724) maneuvers alongside the submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) during a coordinated tended mooring and theater security cooperation port visit. Louisville is on a deployment to the western Pacific region while Emory S. Land is on an extended deployment to western Pacific region serving as the U.S. 7th Fleet's lead afloat fleet maintenance activity from the ship's permanent homeport at Diego Garcia. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Samuel Souvannason.

Blue Ridge’s Arrival In Donghae

U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge Commanding Officer Capt. Daniel Grieco hugs a Korean child during a meet and greet following Blue Ridge's arrival in Donghae, Republic of Korea. While inport, Blue Ridge sailors and embarked 7th Fleet staff will interact with their ROK navy counterparts and participate in various community service events. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Steven Khor.

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Reads With Child In Community Service Project

YOKOSUKA, Japan (Jan. 18, 2012) Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Jenna Welsh, assigned to the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), reads with a child during a community service project at Sullivans Elementary School. Blue Ridge and embarked U.S. 7th Fleet staff Sailors visited a pet shelter, residential tower and local schools as part of a base-wide community service event. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Steven Khor.

Heavy Waves During Replenishment

PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 20, 2011) Heavy waves crash against the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Tippecanoe (T-AOE 199) during a replenishment at sea with the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8). Makin Island is on its maiden deployment conducting operations in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility in support of the Navy's Maritime Strategy. Makin Island is the Navy's newest amphibious assault ship and the only U.S. Navy ship with a hybrid electric propulsion system. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Alan Gragg.

Bringing Supplies

SINGAPORE (Dec. 23, 2011) Sailors, Marines and local nationals bring supplies up the brow of the dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52). Pearl Harbor and embarked marines from the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (11th MEU) are currently on deployment conducting operations in the 7th fleet area of responsibility as part of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jason Behnke.

Abraham Lincoln Christmas Dinner

PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 25, 2011) Rear. Adm. Mike Shoemaker, center-right, commander, Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 9, and Capt. John D. Alexander, commanding officer of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), help serve Sailors a traditional Christmas dinner. Lincoln is in the 7th Fleet area of operations on deployment to the western Pacific and Indian Oceans and will soon join coalition efforts in the 5th Fleet region. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Adam Randolph.

Marines And Sailors In Live-Fire Exercise

MURAI, Singapore (Dec. 19, 2011) Marines and sailors assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (11th MEU) participate in a live-fire exercise. The 11th MEU is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility as part of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Elyssa Quesada.

Lincoln Transits Pacific During Deployment

lincoln-transits-pacific-during-deployment_111216-N-KQ416-059 Lincoln Transits Pacific During Deployment PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 16, 2011) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) transits the Pacific Ocean during a deployment to the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility. Lincoln is changing homeports after this deployment from Everett, Wash., to Norfolk, Va., for a periodic refueling complex overhaul. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Zachary S. Welch.

Sorting Mail Aboard Makin Island

SINGAPORE (Dec. 12, 2011) Sailors and Marines sort mail aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8). The ship received more than 5,000 pounds of mail during a brief stop in Singapore. Makin Island is on its first operational deployment conducting operations in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. Makin Island is the Navy's newest amphibious assault ship and the only U.S. Navy ship with a hybrid electric propulsion system. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Alan Gragg.

Playing With Cambodian Students

REAM NAVAL BASE, Cambodia (Dec. 15, 2011) Cpl. Crystal Smith, a warehouse clerk assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (11th MEU), plays with Cambodian students during a community outreach project. The 11th MEU is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility as part of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Tommy Huynh.

Super Stallion Takes Off

A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to the Red Dragons of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 268 Reinforced takes off from the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8). Makin Island is on its first operational deployment conducting operations in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. Makin Island is the Navy's newest amphibious assault ship and the only U.S. Navy ship with a hybrid electric propulsion system. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Alan Gragg.

Super Stallion Takes Off

A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter assigned to the Red Dragons of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron (HMM) 268 Reinforced takes off from the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8). Makin Island is on its first operational deployment conducting operations in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. Makin Island is the Navy's newest amphibious assault ship and the only U.S. Navy ship with a hybrid electric propulsion system. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Alan Gragg.

Fire An Air Slug

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 15, 2011) Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Nelson Sanchez, right, and Sonar Technician (Surface) 2nd Class Thomas Campbell fire an air slug from the starboard-side torpedo tubes aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108). Wayne E. Meyer is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Keim.

Republic of Korea Sailors Tour USS Frank Cable

POLARIS POINT, Guam (Nov. 7, 2011) Navy Diver 2nd Class John Miranda, assigned to the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40), shows the ship's recompression chamber to sailors from the Republic of Korea navy submarine ROKS Park Wi (SS 065). Frank Cable conducts maintenance and support of submarines and surface vessels deployed in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jeremy Starr.

Submarine Texas Moors Alongside Submarine Tender Land

SUBIC BAY, Philippines (Nov. 10, 2011) The Virginia-class attack submarine USS Texas (SSN 775) moors alongside the submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39). Texas is conducting her first deployment to the western Pacific region. Emory S. Land conducts maintenance and supports submarines and surface vessel in the U.S. 5th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class David R. Krigbaum.

VBSS Training Exercise

Fire Controlman 3rd Class Matthew Keen leads his visit, board, search, and seizure (VBSS) team members to the forecastle aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) during a VBSS training exercise. Wayne E. Meyer is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Keim.

Mans The Underway Replenishment Fueling Station

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 1, 2011) Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Candace Worthan mans the underway replenishment fueling station aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) during an underway replenishment with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193). Wayne E. Meyer is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Keim.

VBSS Training Exercise

Fire Controlman 3rd Class Matthew Keen leads his visit, board, search, and seizure (VBSS) team members to the forecastle aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) during a VBSS training exercise. Wayne E. Meyer is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Keim.

Sea Hawk Transfers Supplies To Destroyer Flight Deck

SOUTH CHINA SEA (Oct. 25, 2011) An MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Raptors of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 71 transfers supplies to the flight deck of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) during a vertical replenishment with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Carl Brashear (T-AKE 7). Wayne E. Meyer is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Keim

Waves And Approaches For Replenishment

Cmdr. Matthew M. McGonigle, commanding officer of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91), waves to Sailors aboard the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Rappahannock (T-AO 204) as Pinckney approaches for a replenishment at sea. Pinckney is in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eddie Harrison.

Passenger Transfer Exercise

SOUTH CHINA SEA (Oct. 11, 2011) Sailors assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105) lower a rigid-hull inflatable boat into the water during a passenger transfer exercise. Dewey is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Keim.

Spratly Islands Transit

SOUTH CHINA SEA (Sept. 16, 2011) Seaman Art Casillas, a helmsman aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105), steers the ship during a transit of the Spratly Islands. Dewey is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations. U.S. photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Keim.

Sea Hawk Transports Ordnance From Reagan To Drew

PACIFIC OCEAN (Aug. 28, 2011) An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Wild Cards of helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23 transports ordnance from the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) to the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10) during an ammunition handling evolution. Ronald Reagan is underway in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alexander Tidd.