ARABIAN SEA (Dec. 12, 2018)

Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) Erick Smith, assigned to the “Blackjacks” of helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 21, rides in an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter while conducting flight operations with the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2). The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group and the Essex Amphibious Ready Group are conducting integrated operations in Read more about ARABIAN SEA (Dec. 12, 2018)[…]

GULF OF OMAN (Dec. 12, 2018)

Hull Maintenance Technician 3rd Class Zachary Yenco cuts an oxygen bottle aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) during a scheduled deployment of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU). The Essex ARG/13th MEU is a flexible and persistent Navy-Marine Corps team deployed to the U.S. 5th Read more about GULF OF OMAN (Dec. 12, 2018)[…]

TINIAN, Northern Mariana Islands

Capt. Eric C. Correll, commander of Task Force 75, receives a tour from Sailors assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 1, Detachment Guam, of the reconstructed emergency roofs on houses affected by Super Typhoon Yutu. Service members from Joint Region Marianas and U.S. Indo-Pacific Command are providing Department of Defense support to the Commonwealth Read more about TINIAN, Northern Mariana Islands[…]

PUERTO PRINCESA, Philippines (Dec. 9, 20

The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Greenville (SSN 772) crosses the bow of the submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) before mooring alongside the ship, Dec. 9, 2018. Emory S. Land is a forward-deployed expeditionary submarine tender on an extended deployment conducting coordinated tended moorings and afloat maintenance in the U.S. 5th and Read more about PUERTO PRINCESA, Philippines (Dec. 9, 20[…]

PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 3, 2018)

Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Wesley Lacy, from Brownsville, Texas, fires a .50-caliber machine gun during a gunshoot aboard the guided-missile destroyer Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001). The future USS Michael Monsoor is the second ship in the Zumwalt-class of guided-missile destroyers. The ship is scheduled to be commissioned into the Navy Jan. 26, Read more about PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 3, 2018)[…]

TRUJILLO, Honduras (Dec. 9, 2018)

Capt. Kevin Buckley, right, commanding officer of the Medical Treatment Facility aboard the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), gives a tour of the ship’s radiology clinic to Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez and first lady Ana Rosalinda Garcia Carias de Hernandez. The president and first lady visited Comfort and one of two land-based, medical Read more about TRUJILLO, Honduras (Dec. 9, 2018)[…]

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